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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

    Sunday, 21 November 2010

    USA California - San Diego Carrier Museum USS Midway - 23/04/06 and 20/11/10

    Two visits, IanG on 23/04/06 and RichT on 20/11/10.

    23/04/06

    Flight Deck

    146036/700 Grumman C-1A Trader (066)
    147030/NE-461 Chance Vought F-8K Crusader (F8-0777)
    147030

    149711/NT-66 Sikorsky UH-3H Seaking (61-126)
    149711

    150157/TF Kaman SH-2F Seasprite (107)
    150157

    150954/VR-46 Boeing Vertol HH-46D (2040)
    150954

    151782/NL-512 Grumman KA-6D Intruder (I-085)
    153030/NE-101 McDonnell Douglas QF-4N Phantom II (1557)
    153030

    153880/NL-104 McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II (2466)
    153880

    154370/NK-507 LTV A-7B Corsair II (B-010)
    154370

    156641/NG-612 North American RA-5C Vigilante (316-34)
    158978/205 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (039)
    159766/NG-741 Lockheed S-3B Viking (394A-1095)
    159766

    161227 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (A52-067)
    161227

    162901/01 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (0459)
    60-03614 Bell UH-1B Iroquois (00260)
    N70264

    Hangar Deck

    154977/NM-301 Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (13793)
    154377

    156697/A-974 Rockwell T-2C Buckeye (318-12)
    156697

    160701 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (A52-049) ..cockpit only
    91091/BA-186 North American SNJ-5 Texan (121-42107)
    91091


    20/11/10

    Flight Deck

    127922/NE-577 Douglas AD-4W Skyraider (7937)
    127922

    141136/D-106 Grumman F-9J Cougar (383C)
    141136

    141702/PP-87 Grumman F-9F-8P Cougar (35)
    141702

    142251/NF-612 Douglas EKA-3B Skywarrior (11577)
    142251

    143939/NT-52 Sikorsky UH-34J (58-0709)
    143939

    146036/700 Grumman C-1A Trader (066)
    146036

    147030/NE-461 Chance Vought F-8K Crusader (F8-0777)
    147030

    149711/NT-66 Sikorsky UH-3H Seaking (61-126)
    149711

    150157/TF Kaman SH-2F Seasprite (107)
    150157

    150954/VR-46 Boeing Vertol HH-46D (2040)
    150954

    151782/NL-512 Grumman KA-6D Intruder (I-085)
    151782

    153030/NE-101 McDonnell Douglas QF-4N Phantom II (1557)
    153030

    153880/NK-201 McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II (2466)
    153880

    154370/NK-507 LTV A-7B Corsair II (B-010)
    154370

    154977/NM-301 Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (13793)
    154977

    156641/NG-612 North American RA-5C Vigilante (316-34)
    156641

    156697/A-974 Rockwell T-2C Buckeye (318-12)
    156697

    158978/205 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (039)
    158978

    159766/741 Lockheed S-3B Viking (394A-1095)
    159766

    161227/602 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (A52-067)
    161227

    162901/01 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (0459)
    162901

    60-03614 Bell UH-1B Iroquois (00260)
    60-3614

    Hangar Deck

    149139 Chance Vought F-8J Crusader (F8-0939) ..cockpit only
    149139

    160701 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (A52-049) ..cockpit only
    160701

    42-54654 Douglas A-24B Banshee (17493)
    42-54654

    50-1741/FDD Cessna O-1A Bird Dog (21483)
    50-1741

    67-14585/316 LTV A-7D Corsair II (D-004) ..cockpit only
    67-14585

    85957/SK-45 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger (2776)
    85957

    91091/BA-186 North American SNJ-5 Texan (121-42107)
    91091

    96885/WL-16 Chance Vought F4U-4 Corsair (9039)
    96885