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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: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

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

Saturday, 27 November 2010

26/11/10 - Fresno - Castle - McClellan - etc

Continuing RichT's journey from LA to San Francisco

Visalia - quick look on leaving

N722FX Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0454) West Air
N6108Q Piper PA-46 Meridian (4697429) Moyles Central Valley Health Care Inc

Fresno/Yosemite IAP

44-73972 North American P-51D Mustang (122-40512) California ANG Collection
49-1272 North American F-86A Sabre (161-266) California ANG Collection
52-9640 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-7825) California ANG Collection
53-0642 North American F-86L Sabre (201-86) California ANG Collection
53-1804 Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (8-10-14) California ANG Collection
59-0146 Convair F-106A Delta Dart (8-31-35) California ANG Collection
65-0588 McDonnell F-4D Phantom II (1492) California ANG Collection
70-15966 Bell AH-1S Cobra (20910) ..displayed at California AVCRAD
86-0210 Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-316) 194th FS CA ANG
86-0236 Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-342) 194th FS CA ANG
86-0238 Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-344) 194th FS CA ANG
86-0239 Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-345) 194th FS CA ANG
86-0292 Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-398) 194th FS CA ANG
86-0296 Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-402) 194th FS CA ANG
87-0317 Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-578) 194th FS CA ANG
87-0333 Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-594) 194th FS CA ANG
and six more in barns
90-7013 Short C-23B Sherpa (SH3213) US Army National Guard
N101HF Bell 407 (53463) American Airborne EMS
N199FF Hughes 369 (0099FF) Smokey Mountain Helicopters Inc
N212TH Bell 212 (31109) Cougar Aviation LLC
N313DH Bell 206 Longranger (45630) Rogers Helicopters Inc
N3793C Cessna 402 (402B0633) Pacific Aviation Aircraft Management And Sales Inc
N4074T Robinson R-22 (1787) National Aviation Logistics LLC
N407UP Boeing 757 (23729) UPS
N452SW Canadair Regional Jet (7716) Delta Connection
N4717V Turbo Commander 690A (11220) Cloud Splitter LLC
N505WW AS.350 Ecureuil (2442) Rogers Helicopters Inc
N529AF Swearingen SA227AC Metro (AC-752) Ameriflight
N544UP Swearingen SA227AT Metro (AT-544) Ameriflight
N580SW Embraer EMB120 Brasilia (120348) Skywest Airlines
N58140 Bell 206 Jetranger (01108) Rogers Helicopters Inc
N584SW Embraer EMB120 Brasilia (120352) Skywest Airlines
N59973 Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain (31-7552079) UAS Transervices Inc
N613QX Canadair CRJ-700 (10045) Horizon Air
N661QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5677) NetJets
N722FX Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0454) West Air
N781FE Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0278) West Air
N781FE
N798FE Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0174) Corporate Air
N805EH Robinson R-22 (1907) Golden Eagle Enterprises Inc
N848CE Turbo Commander 690A (11303) Cloud Splitter Inc
N873HL Bell 212 (30873) Rogers Helicopters Inc
N910FJ Canadair CRJ-900 (15010) US Airways Express
N910VR AS.350 Ecureuil (3213) Rogers Helicopters Inc
N911VR Bell 212 (30998) Rogers Helicopters Inc
N912VR Agusta A109 (10028) American Airborne EMS
N912VR

Madera MAP

N15XM Cessna Citation II (550-0308) John R Lawson Rock & Oil Inc

Merced MAP/MacReady Field

(33850)/"56467" Lockheed TV-1 Shooting Star (080-2083) Preserved
33850
N121HA Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0069) Redding Aero Enterprises Inc
N121HA
N173DB Turbo Commander 690B (11485) DMB Packing Corp
N90LG Beech King Air 90 (LJ-0351) Dodson International Inc

Atwater/Castle Field - Castle Air Museum

100504 Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk.5D (404)
100504
1373 Lockheed 18 Lodestar (2035)
1373
145607 Vought RF-8G Crusader (n/k) ..in restoration hangar at the airport
149532/AF-401 Douglas A-4L Skyhawk (12857)
149532
164601/AD-160 Grumman F-14D Tomcat (629)
164601
37-0029/BI-24 Douglas B-18 Bolo (1890)
37-0029
39-0047/MD-112 Douglas B-23 Dragon (2733)
39-47
41-39472/"435648"/BC-648 Douglas A-26B Invader (7185)
41-39472
43-15977/L7-N Douglas C-47A (20443)
43-15977
43-38635/N Boeing B-17G Fortress (9613)
43-38635
44-41916/RE-H Consolidated B-24M Liberator (5852)
44-41916
44-70064 Boeing B-29A Superfortress (10896)
44-70064
44-77575 Curtiss C-46D Commando (32971)
44-77575
44-86891 North American B-25J Mitchell (108-47645)
44-86891
45-8490/FT-490 Lockheed F-80B Shooting Star (080-1704)
45-8490
47-0008/BE-008 North American B-45A Tornado (147-43408)
47-0008
49-0199 Fairchild C-119C Boxcar (10436)
49-0199
49-0351 Boeing WB-50D Superfortress (16127)
49-0351
50-0735 Beech YT-34 Mentor (G-004)
50-0735
51-11897 Beech RC-45H (AF-454)
51-11897
51-13730 Convair RB-36H Peacemaker (275)
51-13730
51-7163 Grumman HU-16 Albatross (213)
51-7163
51-9433/FS-433 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (51-9433)
51-9433
52-0166 Boeing B-47E Stratojet (44020)
52-0166
52-1927 Northrop F-89D Scorpion (4504)
52-1927
53-0354 Boeing KC-97L Stratotanker (17136)
53-0354
53-1230 North American F-86H Sabre (203-2)
53-1230
53-1709/"52879"/FW-879 North American F-100C Super Sabre (214-1)
53-1709
54-1707 DHC U-6A Beaver (0853)
54-1707
55-3139 Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker (17255)
55-3139
55-4253 Martin EB-57E Canberra (355)
55-4253
55-4512/WX Fairchild C-123K Provider (20173)
55-4512
56-0612 Boeing B-52D Stratofortress (17295)
56-0612
56-1413/FC-413 Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (8-10-630)
56-1413
57-0412 McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (590)
57-0412
57-1330 Lockheed F-104D Starfighter (483-5042)
57-5837 Republic F-105B Thunderchief (B74)
57-5837
57-5849 Cessna U-3A (38004)
57-5849
58-0629 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-1678)
58-0629
58-0793 Convair F-106A Delta Dart (8-24-124)
58-0793
61-0664 North American CT-39A Sabreliner (265-67)
61-0644
61-7960 Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird (2011)
61-7960
62-4513 Kaman HH-43F Huskie (139)
62-4513
66-0289/6 McDonnell NF-4E Phantom II (2310)
66-0289
67-21413 Cessna O-2A Super Skymaster (337M0119)
67-21413
69-6507 General Dynamics FB-111A (B1-069)
69-6507
6978/E-205 Vultee BT-13 Valiant (n/k)
6978
74-0119/FF McDonnell Douglas GF-15A Eagle (95)
74-0119
90407 Douglas C-54E (27363)
90407
C-GDJC/TA-684 North American Harvard II (66-2684)
C-GDJC
N1VC Mikoyan MIG-17 (2705)
N1VC
N280P Convair 240 (133)
N280P
XM605 Avro Vulcan B.2 (AV269)
XM605

Atwater/Castle Field

N101PC BAC 1-11 (073) Pape Group Inc
N464AT Boeing 737 (21278) Sky King
N737Q Boeing 737 (21279) Sky King
N737Q
N888MA Beech King Air 90 (LJ-0656) Sierra Air Center Inc
N984JM Boeing 767 (24007) Jet Midwest Group LLC
N984JM
ZS-MMG Grumman Gulfstream 2 (085) Gemini Moon Trading 349 Pty Ltd
ZS-MMG

Modesto City-County Airport

N202WS Swearingen SA226AT Merlin (AT-037) Harvest Two Outreach Inc
N712SD Canadair Challenger 601 (5024) Jeffrey S Moorad
? Bell OH-58 (n/k) ..hulk outside Sheriffs hangar
OH58

Stockton Metropolitan Airport

85-24324 Boeing CH-47D Chinook (M.3094) CA ArNG
87-00099 Boeing CH-47D Chinook (M.3218) CA ArNG
90-00197 Boeing CH-47D Chinook (M.3349) CA ArNG
91-00244 Boeing CH-47D Chinook (M.3393) CA ArNG
92-00292 Boeing CH-47D Chinook (M.3433) CA ArNG
N173TM SOCATA TBM700 (533) TS72 Management LLC
N224EA BAE.125-700 (257088) (Atsinger Aviation LLC)
N2705B Aero Commander 560 (205) Wilcorp Inc
N314WN Beech C-45H (52-10636)
N314WN
N35CB Beech 18 (AF-745)
N35CB
N411WR Aero Commander 680 (1505-19)
N42RX Bell 407 (53290) Reach Air Medical Services LLC
N42RX
N52PY Turbo Commander 690A (11196) JK Aviation LLC
N52PY
N6258X Aero Commander 500 (1155-84) Amtech Construction Corp
N6258X
N6657D/101 Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon (15-1606) Everts Air Fuel
N6657D
N6960C Beech AT-11 (42-36926)
N6960C
N701BA Beech 18 (3991) Vintage Aviation
N701BA
N90540 Aero Commander 500 (895-4) Andrew Foss
N90540
N9660C Beech C-45G (AF-220)
dbexp
unmarked Beech 18 (n/k)
be18
unmarked Beech 18 (n/k)
Beech18
unmarked Douglas A-26 Invader ? ..fuselage section
A26
and 4 hangared bare metal Beech 18s

Lodi MAP

N126WD Beech 99 (U-126) Flanagan Enterprises (Nevada) Inc
N4991E Douglas DC-3 (12106) W.C.Dause Jnr
N4991E

Sacramento/McClellan Park - Aerospace Museum of California

0201 Mikoyan MIG-21F-13 (460201)
0201
132463/EC Douglas A-1E Skyraider (9480)
132463
138327 North American T-28B Trojan (200-398)
138327
141309/"53-552" Lockheed EC-121K Constellation (4433)
141309
148503/2 Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (12696)
148503
163897/210 Grumman F-14D Tomcat (607)
163897
22114 Fairchild C-119G Boxcar (10825)
42-68835/CU-W Douglas C-53D (11762)
42-68835
45-8704 Lockheed F-80B Shooting Star (080-1918)
45-8704
4721 Lim-5P (MiG-17) (1D-0637)
4721
51-13082 North American F-86E Sabre (176-13)
51-13082
51-15124/TA-124 North American T-6G Texan (182-811)
51-15124
51-1772/FS-772 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (51-1772)
51-1772
51-2968/FU-968 North American F-86L Sabre (177-25)
51-2968
51-7209 Grumman HU-16E Albatross (282)
51-7209
51291 Beech UC-45J (5618)
51291
53-5205 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-8544)
53-5205
54-2822 Convair VC-131D (232)
54-2822
56-3288/FW-288 North American F-100D Super Sabre (235-386)
56-3288
57-0427 McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (605)
57-0427
57-1303/FG-303 Lockheed F-104B Starfighter (283-5015)
57-1303
59-0010 Convair F-106A Delta Dart (8-24-139)
59-0010
61-0660 North American CT-39A Sabreliner (265-63)
61-0660
62-4301/ZA Republic F-105D Thunderchief (D500)
62-4301
64-0706 McDonnell F-4C Phantom II (0957)
64-0706
65-5690 Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant (61-541)
65-5690
67-0159 General Dynamics FB-111A (B1-001)
67-0159
70-0998/PR LTV A-7D Corsair II (D-144)
70-0998
76-0540/NO Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt II (087)
76-0540
83234/N46387 Fairchild PT-19D Cornell (T43-5281) ..parts from 42-83224
82334
N12332 Travel Air B-14-B (2010)
NC12332
N412DF/78 Grumman US-2A Tracker (222)
N412DF
N52390 Cessna UC-76 Bobcat (4834)
N52390
N55FJ Dassault Falcon 10 (074)
N55FJ
N68830 Boeing Stearman (75-5667)
N68830
unmarked Northrop MQM-36A Shelduck (n/k)
SHELDUCK

Sacramento/McClellan Park

1703 Lockheed HC-130H Hercules (4967) US Coast Guard
1712 Lockheed HC-130H Hercules (5033) US Coast Guard
67-19494 Bell UH-1V Iroquois (10100) Stored, USDA Forest Service FEPP
68-16165 Bell UH-1V Iroquois (10824) Stored, USDA Forest Service FEPP
92-13123 Beech RC-12P Huron (FE-29) US Army
N12317 Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-006) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N23553 Beech 60 Duke (P-453) Helt Engineering Inc
N23553
N29KH Bell 222 (47053) California Shock Trauma Air Rescue
N401DF/440 Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-068) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N401DF
N402DF Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-070) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N403DF Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-078) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N408DF/230 Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-091) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N410DF Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-082) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N411RA Beech 55 Baron (TE-0314) California Department Of Forestry and Fire
N414DF Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-016) USDA Forest Service FEPP
OV10S
N41CX Douglas DC-8 (46129) Air Transport International
N41CX
N421DF Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-107) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N426DF Grumman S-2T Tracker (293C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N433DF Grumman S-2T Tracker (130C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N435DF Grumman S-2T Tracker (329C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N436DF Grumman S-2T Tracker (224C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N442DF Grumman S-2T Tracker (295C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N444DF Grumman S-2T Tracker (187C) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N446DF Grumman TS-2A Tracker (175) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N457DF Beech 58 Baron (TH-1354) California Department of Forestry and Fire
N457DF
N459DF Beech King Air 200 (BP-27) California Dept Of Forestry & Fire Protection
N460DF Cessna 337 Super Skymaster (337-0841) California Department Of Forestry And Fire
N461DF Beech King Air 200 (BP-29) California Dept Of Forestry & Fire Protection
N471EV Boeing 747 (20651) Evergreen International Airlines
N471EV
N604BX Douglas DC-8 (46046) Air Transport International
N617NA Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305-017) USDA Forest Service FEPP
N7196U Robinson R-44 (1086) Thomas Aviation LLC
N722CX Douglas DC-8 (46130) Air Transport International
N722CX
N8118Y MBB BO-105 (S-2017) California Shock Trauma Air Rescue
N902CS MDH MD-900 Explorer (900-00123) CALSTAR
N902CS
N917AU/17 Lockheed P-3A Orion (5036) Aero Union
N923AU/23 Lockheed P-3A Orion (5085) Aero Union
N917923AU
N999TW Robinson R-22 (3267) Thomas Aviation LLC

Sacramento Airport

N111QS Cessna Citation IIS (S550-0111) Prestige Air LLC
N722XJ Cessna Citation X (750-0222) XoJet
N84GC Cessna Citation II (550-0493) Sacramento Aviation Management Co

Sacramento Exec

N1SH Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-117) Ryandam Aviation LLC
N914G Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0239) Noble King Corp

Vacaville-Nut Tree

N105SM MBB BO-105 (S-549) California Shock Trauma Air Rescue
N20PV Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon (15-1490)
N6711 Lockheed 18 Lodestar (2484)
N7110K PZL TS-11 Iskra (1H0711)
N7141D Grumman US-2B Tracker (545) American Warbird Co

San Francisco IAP

9V-SWR Boeing 777 (34583) Singapore Airlines
B-16712 Boeing 777 (33755) EVA Air
B-18708 Boeing 747 (30765) China Airlines
B-KPC Boeing 777 (34432) Cathay Pacific
C-FHIQ Embraer EMB190 (19000031) Air Canada
C-FHJU Embraer EMB190 (19000044) Air Canada
C-FHKS Embraer EMB190 (19000064) Air Canada
C-GBHM Airbus A319 (0769) Air Canada
G-BYGF Boeing 747 (25824) British Airways
JA710J Boeing 777 (33395) Japan Airlines
N116UA Boeing 747 (26908) United Airlines
N180DN Boeing 767 (25985) Delta
N192AN Boeing 757 (32386) American Airlines
N196UW Airbus A321 (3879) US Airways
N285AT Boeing 737NG (32670) AirTran Airways
N289AT Boeing 737NG (32673) AirTran Airways
N309AS Boeing 737NG (30857) Alaska Airlines
N31412 Boeing 737NG (30129) Continental Airlines
N325US Airbus A320 (0281) Delta
N334FX Canadair Challenger 604 (5586) FlexJets
N3736C Boeing 737NG (30540) Delta
N3758Y Boeing 737NG (30814) Delta
N477TA Airbus A319 (1952) TACA International Airlines
N498TA Airbus A320 (3418) TACA International Airlines
N520AS Boeing 737NG (36481) Alaska Airlines
N523UW Airbus A321 (3960) US Airways
N525VA Airbus A319 (3324) Virgin America
N537UW Airbus A321 (4041) US Airways
N579AS Boeing 737NG (35187) Alaska Airlines
N584JB Airbus A320 (2149) JetBlue Airways
N587NW Boeing 757 (32986) Delta
N598HA Boeing 767 (23278) Hawaiian Airlines
N623JB Airbus A320 (2504) JetBlue Airways
N624JB Airbus A320 (2520) JetBlue Airways
N640A Boeing 757 (24598) American Airlines
N661QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5677) NetJets
N6716C Boeing 757 (30838) Delta
N672AW Airbus A320 (2193) US Airways
N705AS Boeing 737 (29318) Alaska Airlines
N709JB Airbus A320 (3488) JetBlue Airways
N709JB Airbus A320 (3488) JetBlue Airways
N711SY Boeing 737NG (30245) Sun Country Airlines
N718TW Boeing 757 (28486) Delta
N769AS Boeing 737 (25103) Alaska Airlines
N792AS Boeing 737 (28887) Alaska Airlines
N803NW Airbus A330 (542) Delta
N808NN Boeing 737NG (33206) American Airlines
N823NN Boeing 737NG (29560) American Airlines
N829NN Boeing 737NG (33210) American Airlines
N838NN Boeing 737NG (31097) American Airlines
N850NN Boeing 737NG (40580) American Airlines
N896SB Beech King Air 100 (B-160) Rogers Helicopters Inc
N935AN Boeing 737NG (30081) American Airlines
N940FR Airbus A319 (2465) Frontier Airlines
RP-C7475 Boeing 747 (27663) Philippine Airlines