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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
    Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
    Any info can be used for personal use, if passing on or publishing please credit SWAG.
    If you can correct or add any information please contact me here.

    To visit our Flickr photo pages click StuC, RichT, IanG, MatthewB

    With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
    Oshkosh/Florida, Finnish AF show, Sliac show, RIAT, Farnborough Airshow, Bastille Day Flypast, Belgian AF show

    Header Picture: MRTT041 Airbus A330-243MRTT Phenix (1735) in the Paris Bastille Day Flypast on 14/07/18

    Logs/pics - If you have any topical logs and pics from interesting places we could use on the blog please contact me here. Especially welcome would be any museums we haven't yet covered.

    Updates:
    18th Jan - Logs and 23 pics added for a January German trip
    22-25 Jan - Log and 182 pics for Zurich 01/18 added
    27th Jan - 41 more pics added to Zurich 21/10/17
    28th Jan - Logs and 155 pics added for Zurich WEF 26-27/01/18
    29th Jan - Log and 62 pics added for Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival 28/01/18
    1st Feb - Log and pics added for South Korea's Gangneung Unification Park, 31 pics added to Zurich 27th Jan
    2nd Feb - Logs added for Zurich WEF 22-25/01/18, pics to follow
    11th Feb - 103 pics added for Longleat Balloon Safari 16/09/17
    27th Feb - 48 pics added to WEF Zurich 23/01/18
    04th Mar - 67 pics added to WEF Zurich 24/01/18
    08th Mar - 113 pics added to Tokyo-Haneda 26/05/17
    12th Mar - 81 pics added to WEF Zurich 25/01/18
    14th Mar - Logs & 69 pics added for Cheltenham HP & Gloucester 14/03/18
    26th Mar - Logs added for Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    30th Mar - 125 pics added to Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    31st Mar - 321 pics added to Japan 2017
    8th April - Logs and pics added for 03-04/04/18 - Zurich-Dubendorf-Stans-Alpnach-Emmen
    11th April - 75 pics added to Geneva 24/05/16
    22nd April - Logs added for Aero Expo Friedrichshafen tour
    7th May - Logs added for Istanbul & Antalya trip
    8th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair
    9th May - Log added for BBML Inflation Day
    10th May - Log added for Verona 09/05 and log & pics added for Eurasia Airshow at Antalya 28/04 and Istanbul-Yesilkoy Museum 02/05/18
    31st May - Log added for EBACE Geneva
    1st-8th June - Logs added for Spain/Portugal tour
    22nd June - Logs added for Finland tour 14-17/06
    23rd June - Logs/pics added for Belarus tour 18-22/05
    24th June - Logs/pics added for Russia tour 16-23/04, log added for Old Warden Gyro Fly-in 09/06 and Charity Fly-in 23/06, pics added to BBML Inflation Day 28/04, log and pics added for Aero/Heli Expo Booker 15/06
    1st July - 110 pics added to Finland 14-15/06
    5th July - Logs added for French trip 27/06-01/07 inc Nancy Show. Logs started for Cyprus
    6th July - Logs added to Museum bar for 2018 visits to Finland, Russia and Belarus
    7th July - Log added for Yeovilton Air Day. Pics added to Luxembourg 28/07.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07

    Thursday, 14 October 2010

    13/10/10 - NTM Volkel

    StuC visited Volkel for the NATO Tiger Meet second spottersday. Thanks to Aeroprints for the trip and Spotting Group Volkel for organising the excellent event.

    Austria

    BG-37 Saab 105OË Düsentrainerstaffel
    G blue
    RG-27 Saab 105OË Düsentrainerstaffel ..didn't fly
    RF-26 Saab 105OË Düsentrainerstaffel
    RF-26a

    Belgium

    FA-70 F-16AM 10W
    FA-70
    FA-81 F-16AM 10W
    FA-81
    FA-87 F-16AM 10W
    FA-87
    FA-129 F-16AM 10W
    FA-129
    FA-132 F-16AM 10W
    FA-132
    FA-133 F-16AM 10W
    FA-133
    FA-135 F-16AM 10W
    FA-135
    FB-20 F-16BM 10W ..didn't fly

    Civil

    G-FRAW Falcon 20 Cobham
    G-FRAW
    N116MA Learjet 36 Alexandair Inc
    N116MA
    PH-1271 Scheibe SF.25C Falke private ..flying c18:00
    PH-ELP Eurocopter EC.135T2 ANWB Medical Air Assistance
    PH-PXE Eurocopter EC.135P2 KLPD Dienst Luchtvaart Politie
    PH-PXE

    Czech Republic

    9234 JAS39C Gripen 211.tl
    9234
    9235 JAS39C Gripen 211.tl
    9235
    9245 JAS39C Gripen 211.tl
    9245
    9819 JAS39D Gripen 211.tl
    9819
    3371 Mi-35 221.lbvr
    3371

    France

    80/103-LI Mirage 2000C EC 1.12
    80
    80
    97/115-YK Mirage 2000C EC 1.12
    97
    112/103-KQ Mirage 2000C EC 1.12
    112
    121/103-KN Mirage 2000C EC 1.12 ..didn't fly
    525/118-AM Mirage 2000B ECE 5.330
    525
    635/118-AS Mirage 2000D ECE 5.330
    635
    668/118-IG Mirage 2000D ECE 5.330
    668
    668

    Germany

    45+50 Tornado IDS AG51 ..didn't fly
    45+64 Tornado IDS AG51
    45+64
    46+14 Tornado IDS AG51
    46+14
    46+29 Tornado ECR JBG32
    46+29
    46+29
    46+30 Tornado ECR JBG32
    46+30
    46+33 Tornado ECR JBG32 ..didn't fly

    Hungary

    32 JAS39C Gripen 59 HRE ..didn't fly
    36 JAS39C Gripen 59 HRE ..didn't fly
    42 JAS39D Gripen 59 HRE ..didn't fly

    Italy

    MM81148 AB212AM 21°Gr
    MM81148
    MM81375 AB212AM 21°Gr
    MM81375

    Netherlands

    D-8279 F-104G Starfighter Gate Guard
    J-008 F-16AM no badge
    J-008
    J-009 F-16AM 313 Sqn
    J-009
    J-014 F-16AM 313 Sqn
    J-014
    J-055 F-16AM
    J-055
    J-062 F-16AM 313 Sqn
    J-062
    J-136 F-16AM 312 Sqn
    J-136
    J-222 F-16A GIA
    J-222
    J-240 F-16A Gate Guard
    J-635 F-16AM 312 Sqn
    J-635
    J-637 F-16AM 312 Sqn
    J-637
    J-638 F-16AM 311 Sqn
    J-638
    J-641 F-16AM 312 Sqn
    J-641
    J-866 F-16AM 311 Sqn
    J-866
    J-876 F-16AM 322 Sqn
    J-876
    S-453 AS.532U2 300 Sqn
    S-453

    Norway

    276 F-16AM FLO
    276
    291 F-16AM FLO
    291
    658 F-16AM FLO
    658
    660 F-16AM FLO
    660
    671 F-16AM FLO
    671
    671
    672 F-16AM FLO
    672
    692 F-16BM FLO
    692
    692

    Turkey

    93-0682 F-16C 192 Filo
    93-0682 F-16C 192 Filo at Volkel on 13/10/10
    93-0682
    93-0689 F-16C 192 Filo
    93-0689
    93-0696 F-16D 192 Filo
    93-0696
    93-0696

    USA

    63-7993 KC-135R Ohio ANG ..flypast only
    63-7993


    Volkel town - parked in a garden

    PH-SVO Piper PA-28-161