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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
    Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
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    With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

    Header Picture: 6814 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (966814) Displayed at Poznań-Kobylnica on 24/07/17

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    Tuesday, 26 October 2010

    25/10/10 - Culdrose - Predannack - Penzance - Lands End

    An organised visit thanks to Trubb. With thanks to David Moore for corrections and additions.

    Culdrose

    750 NAS

    XX476/CU-561 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (216)
    XX478/CU-564 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (261)
    XX478
    XX481/CU-560 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (251)
    XX481
    XX484/CU-566 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (266)
    XX486/CU-567 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (265)
    XX487/CU-568 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (269)
    XX488/CU-562 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (267)
    ZA110/CU-563 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (248)
    ZA111/CU-565 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (211)
    ZA111

    771 NAS

    XV647/28 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.635)
    XV666/21 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.654)
    XV666
    XV670 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.658)
    XV705/29 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.676)
    ZA130/19 Westland Sea King HAS.5 (WA.891)
    ZA166/16 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.899)
    ZA167/22 Westland Sea King HU.5 (WA.900)

    814 NAS
    ZH860

    ZH837/65 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50074)
    ZH837
    ZH838/66 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50077)
    ZH845/67 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50105)
    ZH855 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50143)
    ZH855
    ZH860/68 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50164) ..tiger stripes
    ZH860

    820 NAS

    ZH847/13 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50111)
    ZH847
    ZH850/69 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50125)

    824 NAS

    ZH827/82 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50037)
    ZH833/85 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50061)
    ZH834/86 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50065)
    ZH834
    ZH840/81 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50085)
    ZH842/CU-88 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50091)
    (ZH851)/83 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50127)
    ZH854/84 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50139)

    829 NAS

    ZH832 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50057)
    ZH848/503 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50116) "Lola" HMS St.Albans
    ZH856 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50147) HMS Sutherland
    ZH858/38 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50155)

    849 NAS

    XV656/85 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.644)
    XV664/90 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.652)
    XV664
    XV671/83 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.659)
    XV671
    XV697/181 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.668)
    XV707/184 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.678)
    XV714/88 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.685)
    ZD636/182 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.945)
    ZD636
    ZE418/86 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA.956)

    Engineering Training Squadron (ETS) Bldg D5

    XV706/L-017 Westland Sea King HAS.6 (WA.677)

    FRADU

    XX157 BAE Hawk T.1A (312003) "Fly Navy"
    XX159 BAE Hawk T.1A (312005) "Fly Navy"
    XX169/169 BAE Hawk T.1 (312016) 19(R)Sqn
    XX170/170 BAE Hawk T.1 (312017) no marks, under repair after bird strike
    XX217/217 BAE Hawk T.1A (312053) no marks
    XX221/221 BAE Hawk T.1A (312057) no marks
    XX281 BAE Hawk T.1A (312106) "Fly Navy"
    XX281
    XX301 BAE Hawk T.1A (312126) "Fly Navy"
    XX303 BAE Hawk T.1A (312128) no marks
    XX303
    XX331 BAE Hawk T.1A (312155) 100 Sqn
    XX337 BAE Hawk T.1A (312161) "Fly Navy"

    Gliding Club

    BGA1551/N52 SZD-30 Pirat (B-294) ..in open trailer
    G-BIVA Robin R.2112 Alpha (137)
    G-BXBK Mudry CAP.10B (17) ..ex Armee De L'Air 17
    G-BYFL Hoffman HK.36TTS Super Dimona (36623)
    G-CHAF/N53 PZL SZD-50-3 Puchacz (B-2031)
    G-CKOX Glaser-Dirks DG.505 Elan Orion (5E258X87)
    G-HAJJ Glaser-Dirks DG-400 (4-225) ..in open trailer
    G-LSJE Just Aircraft Escapade (BMAA/HB/486)
    G-UJGK Jabiru UL-450 (PFA 274A-13558)
    G-XIXI Evektor EV-97 Teameurostar UK (2938)

    Merlin Depth Maintenance Facility (MDMF)

    ZH835/CU-65 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50067)
    ZH839 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50081)
    ZH846/81 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50109)
    ZH852/69 EHI Merlin HM.1 (50131)
    ZH863 EHI Merlin HM.2 (50175)
    ZJ123/G EHI Merlin HC.3 (50129)
    ZJ127/L EHI Merlin HC.3 (50149)
    ZJ130/O EHI Merlin HC.3 (50169)
    ZJ994/AC EHI Merlin HC.3A (50121)
    ZJ998/AE EHI Merlin HC.3A (50148)

    School of Flight Deck Operations (SFDO)

    AV511/11 Merlin Avionics Trainer
    XV371/DD-61 Sikorsky SH-3D (61-394)
    XV371
    XV654/DD-705 Westland Sea King HAS.6 (WA.642)
    XV657/DD-132 Westland Sea King HAS.5 (WA.645)
    XX510/DD-69 Westland Lynx HAS.2 (3/13)
    XZ248/02 Westland Lynx HAS.3GMS (080) ..outside hangar B3 (boom only from XZ239)
    XZ248
    ZB603/T03 BAE Harrier T.8 (212035) ..outside hangar B3
    ZB603
    ZD579/DD-79 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (912042/P.14)
    ZD611 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (912050/P.15)
    ZD611
    ZD990/T90 BAE Harrier T.8 (212043)
    ZE690/DD-90 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (B.49/P.12)
    ZE692/DD-92 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (B.51/P.21)
    ZF641/641 EHI EH-101 (50001)
    ZF641
    ZH797/DD-97 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.02)
    ZH798/DD-98 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.03)
    ZH798
    ZH802/DD-02 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.07)
    ZH803/DD-03 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.08)
    ZH804 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.09) under wraps outside
    ZH811 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.16) under wraps outside
    ZH813/DD-13 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.18)

    SFDO Hangar W11

    XZ440/40 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (912003/P.34)
    XZ440
    ZH796/001 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (NB.01)
    ZH796

    Preserved

    WF225/CU Hawker Sea Hawk F.1 (5886) at HMS Seahawk gate
    (XV786/123) BAE Harrier GR.3 (712036) in 849 NAS hangar for families day

    Visitor

    ZE416 Agusta 109E (11173) ETPS
    ZE416

    Predannack

    G-BSNE Luscombe 8E Silvaire Deluxe (5757) in 626 VGS hangar
    WT308 EE Canberra B(I).6 (EE-368)
    WT308
    XP137/DD-11 Westland Wessex HAS.3 (WA.070)
    XP137
    XS520/F Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA.189)
    XS520
    XS738/U HS Dominie T.1 (25077)
    XS738
    XS885/DD-12 Westland Wessex HAS.1 (WA.265)
    XS885
    XV753/DD-53 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712016)
    XV753
    XV783/DD-83 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712033)
    XV783
    XW271/DD-71 BAE Harrier T.4 (212010)
    XW271
    XX479 Scottish Aviation Jetstream T.2 (259)
    XX479
    XX845 SEPECAT Jaguar T.4 (B.33)
    XX845
    XZ145/DD-45 BAE Harrier T.4 (212026)
    XZ145
    XZ570 Westland Sea King HAS.5+ (WA.838)
    XZ570
    XZ969/DD-69 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712205)
    XZ969
    XZ996/DD-96 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712219)
    XZ996
    ZD581/124 BAE Sea Harrier FA.2 (912044/P.31)
    ZD581
    ZD667/DD-67 BAE Harrier GR.3 (712228)
    ZD667
    ZE521/VK Grob Viking T.1 (33890-K-128) 626 VGS
    ZE527/VP Grob Viking T.1 (33896-K-134) 626 VGS
    ZE562/WK Grob Viking T.1 (33926-K-161) 626 VGS
    ZE605/XE Grob Viking T.1 (33949-K-182) 626 VGS
    ZE626/XQ Grob Viking T.1 (33971-K-204) 626 VGS

    Penzance Heliport

    G-BCEB Sikorsky S-61N (61-454) British International Helicopters
    G-BFFJ Sikorsky S-61N (61-777) British International Helicopters

    Lands End - St.Just

    G-AWWU Reims-Cessna FR.172F (0111)
    G-BIXB Socata TB-9 (208)
    G-BUBN Britten-Norman BN-2B-26 Islander (2270) Isles of Scilly Skybus
    G-CEWM de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 (656) Isles of Scilly Skybus
    G-EOLX Cessna 172N (172-69099)
    G-OCPC Reims-Cessna FA.152 (0343)
    G-SBUS Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander (3013) Isles of Scilly Skybus
    G-SSKY Britten-Norman BN-2B-26 Islander (2247) Isles of Scilly Skybus
    N9305M Mooney M.20E (1238)