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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.
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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

    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.

    Monday, 29 November 2010

    28/11/10 - Moffett - San Jose - Hollister - Salinas - etc

    RichT's return trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

    Mountain View/Moffett Federal Airport

    150509 Lockheed P-3A Orion (5035) Preserved
    66-0212 Lockheed MC-130P Hercules (4162) 130th RQS CA ANG
    88-26106 Sikorsky HH-60G Pavehawk (701302) 129th RQS CA ANG
    N714NA Lockheed NC-141A Starlifter (6110) Preserved

    San Jose IAP

    N134UP Airbus A300 (817) UPS
    N113BG Cessna Citationjet 2 (525A0078) 7G's Aviation Co LLC
    N145AR Learjet 45 (45-203) Videx Inc
    N168SL Piaggio P180 Avanti (1139) Avantair
    N215US Douglas DC-9-30 (47480) Holiday Airways
    N223QS Dassault Falcon 2000EX (086) NetJets
    N23A Learjet 35 (35A-233) Max Quest LLC
    N240WN Boeing 737NG (32503) Southwest Airlines
    N369JK Gulfstream 200 (190) N369JK LLC
    N369QS Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0081) NetJets
    N37277 Boeing 737NG (31595) Continental Airlines
    N437QX DHC-8 (4240) Horizon Air
    N44YS Grumman Gulfstream 2 (098) Frys Electronics Inc
    N450QS Gulfstream 450 (4046) NetJets
    N493S Dassault Falcon 2000EX (064) Sanminia - SCI Corp
    N597HA Boeing 767 (23277) Hawaiian Airlines
    N651QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5251) NetJets
    N750QS Gulfstream 200 (185) NetJets
    N755QS Gulfstream 200 (168) NetJets
    N77DE Piper PA-46 Malibu (4608054) Edward A Vetter Trustee
    N800PJ IAI Galaxy (026) Franklin P Johnson Jnr
    N809QS Cessna Citation Encore (560-0698) NetJets
    N810QS Cessna Citation Encore (560-0625) NetJets
    N811VG Cessna Citation II (551-0017) Pacific Coast Aviation Inc
    N828BX Douglas DC-8 (45993) Air Transport International
    N86LQ Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0086) Liquid Aviation Inc
    N889DH Pilatus PC-12 (298) DDH Enterprises LLC
    N903GS Dassault Falcon 2000 (183) GC Air LLC
    N904JY Dassault Falcon 900EX (187) Global Aviation Inc
    N952QS Cessna Citation X (750-0200) NetJets
    N971QS Cessna Citation X (750-0071) NetJets
    N990QS Cessna Citation X (750-0190) NetJets
    XA-VYC Learjet 45 (45-034) El Caminante Taxi Aereo SA

    San Martin Airport

    N3161G North American TB-25N Mitchell (108-33599) Ken McBride

    San Martin - Wings of History Museum, closed

    N220RC Vickers Viscount 745D (201) outside, nose only
    N220RC
    N2353J Beech 23 Musketeer (M-311) outside
    N37K Stits SA-6B Flut-R-Bug (101) outside

    Hollister MAP

    N116GC Mil Mi-2 Hoplite (544448105) Y E Kaplunovsky
    the following were in a scrapyard
    N1679J Rockwell Commander 112TC (13009)
    N185GB Beech D95A Travel Air (TD-551)
    N1982? unknown (n/k)
    N2013Q Beech 76 Duchess (ME-77)
    N294?? Cessna 152 (n/k)
    N4026T Beech 23 Custom (M-1132)
    N7504Y Piper PA-30-160 Twin Commander (30-566)
    N?479A unknown (n/k)
    PK-ABS/(N32LH) Beech 95 Baron (TC-1442)

    Salinas MAP

    N5800K Bell OH-58A Kiowa (41704) R & B Helicopters Inc
    N604FJ Canadair Challenger 601 (5001) Carco Leasing Inc
    N7189Z Robinson R-44 (0876) SMD Vineyards Inc
    N7189Z
    N7914S Bell 47G-5 (07848) Gomes Farm Air Service Inc, Castroville, CA
    N902EX MCD MD-900 Explorer (900-00091) California Shock Trauma Air Rescue

    Paso Robles MAP

    N161BH Bell 206 Jetranger (01675) Del Rio Aviation Inc
    N16726 Bell 206 Jetranger (02122) B P Kelly
    N167BH Bell 206 Jetranger (01961) Del Rio Aviation Inc
    N175SJ Bell OH-58A Kiowa (41080) San Joaquin Helicopters, Delano, CA
    N175SJ
    N337TR Cessna 337 Super Skymaster (337-0648) Del Rio Aviation Inc
    N352SA AS.350 Ecureuil (3348) Sycan Corp
    N352SA
    N368RW Hughes 269 (80-0948) C Gadbois
    N911PT Bell OH-58C Kiowa (41217) Blair Helicopter Service Inc
    N911PT
    XB-EBE Bell 47 (07634) Mexatun SA De CV
    XB-EBE

    Paso Robles - Estrella Warbirds Museum

    14 MS760 Paris (760-014 or 019) ..possibly 19
    14
    165 Fouga CM170 Magister (165)
    242 Fouga CM170 Magister (242)
    430 Fouga CM170 Magister (430)
    430242
    1395 Sikorsky HH-52A (62-076)
    1395
    BQ19624/444/MSR31 Ryan BQM-34S Firebee (n/k)
    BQ19624
    32284 Saab 32 Lansen (32284)
    32284
    (136567/N411DF)/"136404" Grumman TS-2A Tracker (476)
    N411DF
    137826/302 Douglas A-4A Skyhawk (10723)
    137826
    146931 Vought F-8K Crusader (n/k)
    146931
    154171/NG-505 Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-306)
    154171
    155861 McDonnell Douglas F-4N Phantom II (3284) ..cockpit only
    155861
    155890 McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II (3520)
    155890
    156739/706 LTV NA-7C Corsair II (C-006)
    156739
    158512/C-425 Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (14317)
    158512
    162911/AG-210 Grumman F-14B Tomcat (559)
    162911
    52-4758/FU-019 North American F-86F Sabre (191-454) ..composite rear of 55-5019
    52-4758
    53-5850 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-9291)
    53-5850
    65-10054 Bell UH-1D Iroquois (05098)
    65-10054
    67-14615/WB-03 Rockwell OV-10A Bronco (305A-023)
    67-14615
    741537/08 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (R1195)
    741537
    N34NL Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-139)
    N34NL
    N45CV Stinson L-5E Sentinel (76-3219)
    N451FM/556 Fouga CM170 Magister (451)
    N451FM
    N47503 Aeronca L-3B Grasshopper (O58B-8212)
    N47SJ/348608/U5-B Douglas C-47B (14424/25869)
    N47SJ
    N506PA/1392 Beech UC-45F (7159)
    N506PA
    N69990 Stinson SR Reliant (77-368)
    N69990
    N824NA Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter (583D-5735)
    N824NA
    ?/104 Douglas A-3 Skywarrior (n/k) ..nose only
    A3NOSE
    ? Fouga CM170 Magister (n/k) ..stored

    Camp San Luis Obispo - CA NG Museum

    "113738"/(51-13793) Bell OH-13E (00380)
    51-7312 Cessna O-1A Bird Dog (22046)
    53-2817 DHC U-6A Beaver (0614)
    53-4544 Sikorsky CH-34A (58-0106)
    56-2259 Hiller OH-23C (0861)
    59-4973 Sikorsky UH-19D (55-697)
    64-0827 McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II (1165)

    San Luis Obispo Airport

    N226SW Embraer EMB120 Brasilia (120296) United Express
    N554MB Cessna Citation II (550-0040) Slo 3 Holdings LLC
    N726FX Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0465) West Air
    N727MH Cessna Citation Excel (560-5549) Mango Air Inc
    N768FE Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0263) West Air
    N420FM ? Fouga CM170 Magister (420 ?) hard to read off in haze
    ? Fouga CM170 Magister (n/k) not read off in haze

    Petaluna - only things here of interest to Rich were three unfinished Bedes
    BEDES

    Santa Maria Public Airport

    N152AF Swearingen SA227AC Metro (AC-520) Ameriflight
    N3176S Aero Partners SA-6X (SA-6X-LF001)
    N771FE Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0267) West Air
    N892FE Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0222) West Air

    Santa Maria Museum of Flight

    147825/012 Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (12589)
    147825
    153868 McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II (2403)
    55-5097/5014 North American F-86 Sabre (231-50)
    55-5097
    N238P Treadwell .55 Scale P-38 (003)
    N238P
    "N258Y" Hughes H1-B Racer Replica (n/k)
    N258Y
    N312Y Great Lakes 2T-1A Sport Trainer (199)
    NC312Y
    N321EW Monnett Moni (00062)
    N321EW
    N3772V Sonex Ltd Sonex (0348)
    N3772V
    N63393 Stinson L-5 Sentinel (76-1909)
    N63393
    N7692B/23 Bellanca 14-19-2 Cruisemaster (4043)
    N7629B
    N8130Q Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.543)
    N8130Q
    N9280H Stinson SR Reliant (77-104)
    N9280H
    N9767N Bowers Fly Baby 1A (87-491)
    N9767N
    unmarked Quickie (n/k)
    QUICKIE
    unmarked Unknown homebuilt (n/k)
    Unknown

    Santa Barbara MAP

    N143KS Gulfstream 4 (1364) Spectacor Inc
    N143KS
    N160SP Mitsubishi MU2 (1506SA) Jerry J Woolf DDS Inc
    N222MC Canadair Challenger 604 (5329) McCaw Communications Inc
    N225CX Gulfstream 450 (4171) Cxair Holdings Inc
    N24XJ Piaggio P180 Avanti (1149) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    N339HP Cessna Citation I (501-0292) Av8N Sales LLC
    N421AL Canadair Global Express (9051) Eagle Flight Services Inc
    N425DD Cessna 425 Corsair (425-0083) Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc
    N47AN Cessna Citation III (650-0054) Affordable Equity Partners Inc
    N54SL Canadair Global Express (9187) Oprah Winfrey
    N611QX Canadair CRJ-700 (10041) Horizon Air
    N71AA Turbo Commander 690B (11527) Aero Air LLC
    N800PJ IAI Galaxy (026) Franklin P Johnson Jnr
    N604EM Canadair Challenger 604 (5492) Aero Law Group PLC
    N85ZG SOCATA TBM700 (480) Highlands Aviation LLC
    N863CA Learjet 45 (45-160) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    N917R Canadair Global Express (9008) Navair LLC
    N919FX ATR-42 (266) Empire Airlines
    N952QS Cessna Citation X (750-0200) NetJets

    Camarillo/Ventura County - seen on approach from the Interstate

    N169SL Piaggio P180 Avanti (1140) Avantair

    Los Angeles IAP

    B-16703 Boeing 777 (32643) EVA Air
    B-18210 Boeing 747 (33734) China Airlines
    B-2070 Boeing 777 (32703) China Southern Airlines
    C-FHKE Embraer EMB190 (19000048) Air Canada
    C-FMGL Learjet 45 (45-360) London Air Services Ltd
    C-GAQX Airbus A319 (0736) Air Canada
    LX-PCV Boeing 747 (29732) Silk Way Airlines
    N111CQ Gulfstream 450 (4006) Wilmington Trust Co Trustee
    N14102 Boeing 757 (27292) Continental Airlines
    N187SL Piaggio P180 Avanti (1164) Avantair
    N192UW Airbus A321 (1496) US Airways
    N202DF Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0098) Grace Interests LLC
    N26215 Boeing 737NG (28775) Continental Airlines
    N274AY Airbus A330 (342) US Airways
    N368AG Gulfstream 4 (1087) Blue Sky Group Inc
    N372FE Douglas DC-10 (46610) FedEx Express
    N379DA Boeing 737NG (30349) Delta
    N381DN Boeing 737NG (30350) Delta
    N388DA Boeing 737NG (30375) Delta
    N422HP Piper PA-46 Malibu (4692122) Central Valley Mortage Services Inc
    N468QS Gulfstream 450 (4146) NetJets
    N4TJ Beech King Air 200 (BB-0040) Jaco Oil Co
    N508AY Airbus A321 (3740) US Airways
    N521FE McDonnell Douglas MD-11 (48478) FedEx Express
    N568AS Boeing 737NG (35183) Alaska Airlines
    N570AS Boeing 737NG (35185) Alaska Airlines
    N583QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5812) NetJets
    N595FE McDonnell Douglas MD-11 (48553) FedEx Express
    N658JB Airbus A320 (3150) JetBlue Airways
    N703AS Boeing 737 (28893) Alaska Airlines
    N71411 Boeing 737NG (30128) Continental Airlines
    N722MM Gulfstream 350 (4086) MGM Mirage Inc
    N724SC Canadair Challenger 300 (20072) SunCal Management LLC
    N729JB Airbus A320 (3572) JetBlue Airways
    N75425 Boeing 737NG (33460) Continental Airlines
    N75HL Hawker 800XP (258316) My 3 Sons LLC
    N812LX Hawker 800XP (258437) Flight Options
    N822QS Cessna Citation Encore (560-0789) NetJets
    N870RW Embraer EMB170 (17000138) Midwest Connect
    N914QS Cessna Citation X (750-0296) NetJets
    N918JM Dassault Falcon 900EX (199) 999 Aviation LLC
    N938AN Boeing 737NG (29533) American Airlines
    RP-C7473 Boeing 747 (27828) Philippine Airlines