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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.

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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.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

16/02/10 - Gloucester

StuC went to Staverton to get the Defender

D-CALM Dornier Do.228-101 (7051) NERC/DLR
G-AZSF Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7235048) "Fast Track 58"
G-BBJY Reims-Cessna F.172M (1075)
G-BBRC Fuji FA-200-180 (235)
G-BFOF Reims-Cessna F.152 (1448)

G-BGBA Robin R.2100A (133)
G-BGHJ Reims-Cessna F.172N (1777) from/to Humberside
G-BKDJ Robin DR.400-120 (1584)

G-BPUM Cessna R.182 (R182-00915) from/to Shobdon

G-BRBP Cessna 152 (152-84915)
G-BSOK Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816191) "Fast Track 29T"
G-BTBA Robinson R22 (1717)
G-BTHV Bolkow Bo-105DBS-4 (S-855) Bond Air Services

G-BVMM Robin HR.200-100 (41)
G-BXUC Robinson R22 (908) Rise Helicopters

G-CHPA Robinson R22 (3442) Rise Helicopters

G-CZNE Britten-Norman BN-2B-20 Islander (2301)

G-DJAE Cessna 500 (500-0339)
G-DWJM Cessna 550 (550-0296)
G-EKIR Piper PA-28-161 (2841157) "Fast Track 25"

G-EWHT Robin R.2112 (371)
G-GEHP Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-8218014)

G-GFCA Piper PA-28-161 (2841100) "Fast Track 32"
G-GJCD Robinson R22 (966)
G-GOAC Piper PA-34-200T (34-7770007) Oxford Aviation Academy go-round only
G-HIVA/8 Cessna 337A (337-0429)
G-HOLM Eurocopter EC135T2+ (574) "Redhead 64"
G-IPAX Cessna 560 (560-5228) Eurojet Aviation "Go Jet 416M"

G-JPSX Dassault Falcon 900EX (132)
G-KNCG Piper PA-32-301FT (3232017)
G-LBRC Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918051)
G-LENI Aerospatiale AS.355F1 (5311) Grid Defence Systems "Gladiator 02"
G-LFSG Piper PA-28-180 (28-5799) from/to Liverpool

G-NAAA Bolkow Bo-105DBS-4 (S-34/912) Bond Air Services

G-NAAB Bolkow Bo-105DBS-4 (S-416) Bond Air Services
G-OEDB Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0167)

G-OMNI Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335130)

G-OSFS Reims-Cessna F.177RG (82)

G-PRDH Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5367) EZ International Ltd "Gladiator 03"

G-SHMI Evektor EV-97 (3013)
G-STNS Agusta A-109A-2 (7324)
G-TGRD Robinson R22 (2712) Tiger Helicopters
G-WIRL Robinson R22 (671) Rise Helicopters

N27UB Cessna 525B (525B-0225) hangared
N34RF Beech C90B (LJ-1371)

N96JL Cessna 421C (421C-0627)

N107CB Cirrus Design SR-22 (3244)
N141HT Cirrus Design SR-22 (2219)

N147GT Cirrus Design SR-22 (1069)

N150ZZ Cirrus Design SR-22 (2609)

N224CJ Cessna 525 (525-0224) hangared
N224RC Cirrus Design SR-22 (2919)

N278SA/72 Cessna 177RG (177RG-0571)

N364AB Beech B36TC (EA-519)
N525DT Cessna 525A (525A-0003)

N750GF Cessna 750 (750-0244) hangared
N753TW Cirrus Design SR-22 (1413)

N816RL Beech E90 (LW-187)

TC-FER Cirrus Design SR-20 (1007)

ZH001 Britten-Norman Defender AL.2 (4015) 651 Sqn "Army Air 583"

Monday, 1 February 2010

30/01/10 - Basel - Zurich - Lahr - Baden

The last of RichTs logs from Switzerland. I think you'll agree they've been an interesting read, thanks Rich.


4 Dassault Falcon 900 (004) French Air Force
A7-MED Airbus A319 (4114) Qatar Airways
C-FXCN Canadair Challenger 604 (5474) Skyservice Aviation Inc
CS-DFH Dassault Falcon 900 (091) NetJets Europe
CS-DHL Cessna Citation II (550-1092) NetJets Europe
EC-KLS Gulfstream 550 (5162) Executive Airlines SL
F-GHDX Dassault Falcon 10 (140) GIE Flying Bird
F-GRGA Embraer EMB145 (145008) Air France
F-WWFU Dassault Falcon 900EX (232) Dassault
F-WWGG Dassault Falcon 2000LX (194) Dassault
F-WWGN Dassault Falcon 2000LX (166) Dassault
F-WWGR Dassault Falcon 2000LX (198) Dassault
F-WWHU Dassault Falcon 7X (079) Dassault
F-WWMA Dassault Falcon 2000LX (202) Dassault
F-WWMI Dassault Falcon 2000LX (172) Dassault
HB-JEE Gulfstream 550 (5025) Aviation 604AG
HB-JGQ Canadair Challenger 300 (20237) Execujet Charter AG
HB-JST Dassault Falcon 7X (017) CAT Aviation AG
HB-JTB Canadair Challenger 300 (20141) Air Sarnia
HB-VWM Cessna CitationJet (525-0690) Nomad Aviation AG
I-CLBA BAE 146 (E2300) (Club Air)
I-SNAW Dassault Falcon 2000 (012) Servizi Aerei SpA
LX-GVV Boeing 737NG (30791) Global Jet Luxembourg
M-KATE Airbus A319 (4151) Sophar Property Holding
N310GJ Gulfstream 450 (4078) Londers Property SA
N316GS Canadair Global Express (9075) Citiflight Inc
N349BA Boeing 737NG (30789) (Flying Tiger International Ltd (Grand Cayman))
N451FE Airbus A310 (303) FedEx Express
N757AG Boeing 757 (29306) (Funair Corp)
N803TM Gulfstream 550 (5226) TAI Leasing Inc
N870CM Gulfstream 550 (5076) Caremark Rx Inc
N905T Canadair Global Express (9179) Avion I LLC
N933ML Canadair Challenger 605 (5705) Pacific Islander Pte Ltd / Independent Avia Sdn Bhd
OE-HEM Dassault Falcon 2000 (207) Business Express Luftfahrt GmbH
OE-HIT Dassault Falcon 50 (222) Ingrid Flick
OE-HNM Dassault Falcon 2000EX (008) Business Express Luftfahrtgesekkschaft GmbH
OE-IPA Canadair Global Express (9286) Jetalliance Flugbetriebs GmbH
P4-ABC Canadair Challenger 604 (5628) Global Jet Luxembourg / Conoma Ltd AVV
P4-SAT Canadair Challenger 605 (5762)
P4-UNI Canadair Challenger 605 (5751) Unitrans AVV
P4-VVF Canadair Global Express (9147) Global Jet Luxembourg
VP-BAC Gulfstream 5 (588) Fairmont Co SA
VP-BEH Dassault Falcon 7X (021) EF Education
VP-BFT Boeing 737NG (36714)
VP-BJN Canadair Global 5000 (9273) Jet Aviation Business Jets
VP-BPQ SAAB 2000 (060) (Polet Aviakompania)
VP-BZL Boeing 737NG (32915) LWA London-Washington Ltd/Zestmo Oman
VP-CCC Airbus A340 (779) National Air Services
VP-CHA Dassault Falcon 900DX (614) TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd
VP-CLR Boeing 737NG (34865) Luk Oil
VP-CMI Dassault Falcon 2000EX (113)
VP-CRF Dassault Falcon 50 (061) Ocean Waves Ltd
VT-SBK Dassault Falcon 900EX (089) Bharat Forge Co Ltd


CS-DKC Gulfstream 550 (5057) NetJets Europe
N585A Gulfstream 550 (5110) Amarco Associated Co
OE-GKE Cessna Citation Excel (560-5642) Krono Air GmbH
PH-RID Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0212) Cartier Europe BC
PH-VBG Dassault Falcon 2000EX (005) JetNetherlands BV
UR-HBD Beechcraft King Air 350 (FL-469)
VP-BBZ Learjet 60 (60-328) Gama Aviation Ltd
VP-BJT Canadair Challenger 300 (20255) Empire Aviation
XA-EAJ Gulfstream 5 (604) Aero Personal SA


(24+38) Lockheed F-104G Starfighter (8181) Preserved
D-AAMA Canadair Challenger 601 (5023) Mister Jet GmbH
D-FAPC Pilatus PC-12 (579)
HB-JKG Gulfstream 200 (184) (Coracle Aviation Ltd)
VP-CZY Boeing 727 (21595) Jet Aviation


D-HAMB MBB BO-105 (S-205) Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht
D-HFHL MBB BO-105 (S-854) Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht
D-HLLL MBB BO-105 (S-875) Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht
D-ISRM Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0035) Inovex Charter GmbH
VP-CLX Raytheon 125 (257091) Lukoil Avia