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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: TCSG-505 Agusta-Bell 412EP (SAR) on coastal patrol off Antalya on 29/04/18

    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
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    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.
    18th July - Log added for RIAT Fairford 13/07

    Saturday, 16 April 2011

    16/04/11 - Shobdon

    StuC went to Shobdon for the Air Race.

    Grosvenor Challenge Trophy Air Race - competitors

    D-EGEC/149 Focke-Wulf FWP-149D (153)
    D-EGEC
    G-BCRR/82 American Aviation AA-5B (0006)
    G-BCRR
    G-BNRR/72 Cessna 172P (172-74013)
    G-BNRR
    G-BOZO/39 American Aviation AA-5B (1282)
    G-BOZO
    G-BTLP/28 American Aviation AA-1C (0109)
    G-BTLP
    G-GOSL/25 Robin DR.400-180 (1974)
    G-GOSL
    G-IIRW/38 Van's RV-8 (80449)
    G-IIRW
    G-KONG/293 Slingsby T.67M-200 (2041)
    G-KONG
    G-LNNE/15 Van's RV-7 (PFA 323-14170)
    G-LNNE
    G-TGER/8 American Aviation AA-5B (0952)
    G-TGER

    Visitors

    G-AWCP Reims-Cessna F.150H (0354)
    G-AWCP
    G-DCHO Aquila A.210 (177)
    G-DCHO
    G-MWIS Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQ-0331)
    G-MWIS
    G-TSKY/2 Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B010)
    G-TSKY
    G-VITE Robin R.1180T (219)
    G-VITE
    N800VM Beech 76 (ME-318)
    N800VM

    Based - Outside

    G-ATOR Piper PA-28-140 (28-21696)
    G-AXIX/22 Victa Airtourer T.4 (A.527)
    G-AXIX
    G-AZCU Beagle B121 Pup 100 (B162)
    G-BAHS Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335017)
    G-BAOU American Aviation AA-5 (0298)
    G-BAOU
    G-BEZG American Aviation AA-5 (0561)
    G-BHAA Cessna 152 (152-81330)
    G-BHAA
    G-BIXB Socata TB-9 (208)
    G-BNKC Cessna 152 (152-81036)
    G-BNKC
    G-BSLU Piper PA-28-140 (28-24733)
    G-BTAL Reims-Cessna F.152 (1444)
    G-CDNG Evektor EV-97 (2005-2319)
    G-CDNG
    G-CEBP Evektor EV-97 (2006-2825)
    G-CEBP
    G-DAND Socata TB-10 (72)
    G-DAND
    G-DINA American Aviation AA-5B (1218)
    G-FBRN Piper PA-28-181 (28-8290166)
    G-IPSI Grob G.109B (6425)
    G-UDGE Thruster T600N (9099-T600N-037)
    G-UDGE
    G-UURO Evektor EV-97 (PFA 315-14480)
    G-UURO
    N957T Piper PA-32R-301 (3246176)

    Main Hangar - Western end

    G-AFGD B.A. Swallow II (469)
    G-ARVV Piper PA-28-160 (28-451)
    G-AZPA Piper PA-25-235C (25-5223)
    G-BBJV Reims-Cessna F.177RG (0098)
    G-BNGY ARV ARV-1 Super 2 (019)
    G-BOXV Pitts S-1S Special (7-0433)
    G-BTBG Denney Kitfox (PFA 172-11845)
    G-BTUG Socata MS.893E (3208)
    G-BUYB Aero Designs Pulsar (PFA 202-12193)
    G-CBJR Evektor EV-97 (PFA 315-13845)
    G-CDIF Mudry CAP-10B (302)
    G-CFEX P & M Aviation Quik (8362)
    G-CGLI Alpi Aviation Pioneer 200 (LAA 334-14919)
    G-CROL Maule MXT-7-180 (14032C)
    G-DDSJ/dsj Grob G.103 (3050)
    G-MOGS Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (PFA 338-14728)
    G-TDOG/XX538/O Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (230)
    G-WILD Pitts S-1T Special (1017)

    Main Hangar - Eastern end

    G-ANNG de Havilland DH-82A (85504)
    G-ANNG
    G-AYXP Jodel D.117A (693)
    G-AYXP
    G-BVAI PZL-Okecie 110-150 (03900040) ..outside
    G-BVAI
    G-CETN Hummel Hummelbird (PFA 127-13044)
    G-CETN
    G-GBCC Ikarus Comco C-42 (1011-7125) ..outside
    G-GBCC
    G-GMSI Socata TB-9 (145)
    G-GMSI
    G-IPKA Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14355)
    G-IPKA
    G-SKNT Aerotek S-2A Special (2048)
    G-SKNT
    G-TREX Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14305) ..unmarked
    G-TREX
    G-VOLO Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14389)
    G-VOLO
    G-XCIT Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14296)
    G-XCIT
    N4779B Cessna 152 (152-83630) ..stored
    N4779B
    Unregistered Alpi Aviation Pioneer (unknown) bare fuselage, newly imported
    Pioneer
    Unregistered Alpi Aviation Pioneer (unknown) bare fuselage, newly imported
    Pioneer

    Tiger Helicopters

    G-BPIT Robinson R22 (0907)
    G-BPIT
    G-BVUT Evans VP-1 (PFA 062-12092)
    G-BYBI Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3668)
    G-BYBI
    G-BYZZ Robinson R22 (3000)
    G-CBXK Robinson R22M (2302M)
    G-CBXK
    G-CCAP Robinson R22 (3413)
    G-CCAP
    G-DGOD Robinson R22 (3889)
    G-GJCD Robinson R22 (0966)
    G-LIPE Robinson R22 (1882)
    G-LIPE
    G-ONTV Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 (8733) Castle Air Charters
    G-ONTV
    G-PEPS Robinson R44 (0722)
    G-PEPS
    G-RSWW Robinson R22 (1775)
    G-SPEY Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 (8608) Castle Air Charters
    G-SPEY
    G-TGRA Agusta A-109A (7201) Tiger Helicopters
    G-TGRA
    G-TGRD Robinson R22 (2712) Tiger Helicopters
    G-TGRD
    G-TGRE Robinson R22 (0471) Tiger Helicopters
    G-TGRE
    G-TGRS Robinson R22 (1069) Tiger Helicopters
    G-TGRS
    G-TGRZ Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (2288) Tiger Helicopters
    G-TGRZ
    G-WARX Piper PA-28-161 (2842038)
    G-WIIZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B (8111) Tiger Helicopters
    G-WIIZ
    G-XBOX Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3370)
    G-XBOX
    G-YCUE Agusta A-109A (7149)
    G-YCUE
    N40AU Mooney M.20TN (31-0038)