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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.

    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

    Monday, 11 April 2011

    Gatwick Aviation Museum Charlwood

    A visit by RichT, StuC, IanG & MatthewB on 10/04/11 (first photo) and another by Keith Morgan on 13/05/13 (second photo)

    (G-9-448/E-430) Hawker Hunter F.51 (41H/680289)
    E-430 Hunter F.51
    (G-BLID)/J-1605 de Havilland Venom FB.50 (815)
    J-1605 DH112 Venom FB.50
    G-DACA/569 Percival Sea Prince T.1 (P57/12)
    WF118/569CU G-DACA Sea Prince T.1
    (G-GACA)/CU-572 Percival Sea Prince T.1 (P57/58)
    WP308/572CU G-GACA Sea Prince T.1
    (G-JETM)/VZ638 Gloster Meteor T.7 (Unknown)
    VZ638 Meteor T.7
    G-VIXN/(XS587) de Havilland Sea Vixen D.3 (10145)
    XS587 G-VIXN Sea Vixen FAW(TT)8
    (N46EA)/XK885 Percival Pembroke C.1 (P66/83)
    XK885 Pembroke C.1
    WH773 English Electric Canberra PR.7 (71189)
    WH773 Canberra PR.7
    (WK146) English Electric Canberra T.4 (R3/EA3/6660) ..cockpit only
    (WM983)/"XE364"/J-485 Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5 (AW.6021)
    XE364/485 (WM983) Sea Hawk FB.5
    WR974/K Avro Shackleton MR.3/3 (Unknown)
    WR974/K Shackleton MR.3
    WR982/J Avro Shackleton MR.3/3 (Unknown)
    WR982/J Shackleton MR.3
    WW442/N Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/257)
    WW442 Percival Provost
    (XL164) Handley-Page Victor K.2 (HP80/67) ..cockpit only
    XL164 Victor K.2 Nose
    XL472/R-044 Fairey Gannet AEW.3 (F.9441)
    XL472/044-R Gannet AEW.3
    (XL591) Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H/693685)
    XL591 Hunter T.7
    XN494/43 BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/10155)
    XN494 Provost T.3A
    XN923 Blackburn Buccaneer S.1 (B3-03-61)
    XN923 Buccaneer S.1
    XP351/Z Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.367)
    XP351/Z Whirlwind HAR.10
    XP398 Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.386)
    (XT431) Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9601)
    Previously thought to be XS463 but new information shows that these two frames were transposed during restoration at Fleetlands with the fuselage of XT431 being fitted with the boom of XS463 & the frame of XS463 being scrapped at Weston.
    XS463 Westland Wasp HAS.1
    XV751/AU British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (712014)
    XV751/AU Harrier GR.3
    (XX734) SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 (S-31)
    XX734 Jaguar GR.1
    ZF579 English Electric Lightning F.53 (95276)
    ZF579 Lightning F.53

    Charlwood - Aerospace Logistics

    XX121/EQ SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 (S-14)
    XX257 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312093) ..fuselage only, w-o 31/08/84
    XZ497/126 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A .2 (41H-912021)
    ZE698/123 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A .2 (B57)