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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:
    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida, Antalya/Istanbul, Finnish AF show, Sliac show

    Header Picture: N104AZ Van's RV-10 (41226) at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016

    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:
    1st Dec - 604 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Van's page
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    16th Dec - 58 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Exhibition page for the Ultralight Exhibition and Balloon Night Glow

    Sunday, 12 June 2011

    11/06/11 - Newport, Gloucs Balloon Comp

    StuC attended the evening launch of the IV Exclusive Cup held at Newport, Gloucestershire. 35 balloons had launched in the morning but the evening was marred by a rain shower that passed through just after the launch had started. This held things up and caused some competitors to either tether only or not even unbag.

    EC-LIR Ultramagic M-65C (65/183)
    EC-LIR
    G-BLTN Thunder & Colt Ax7-65 (621)
    G-BLTN
    G-BOZN Cameron Balloon N-77 (1807)
    G-BTUH Cameron Balloon N-65 (1452)
    G-BTUH
    G-BXLP Sky 90-24 (084)
    G-BXLP
    G-CCBT Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10340)
    G-CCGY Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10422)
    G-CCGY
    G-CDZO Lindstrand LBL-60X (1104)
    G-CDZO
    G-CEUV Cameron Balloon C-90 (11078)
    G-CEUV
    G-CFLK Cameron Balloon C-90 (11207)
    G-CFLK
    G-CFUX Cameron Balloon C-80 (11282)
    G-CFUX
    G-CFXL Lindstrand LBL-90A (1258)
    G-CFXL
    G-DUGI Lindstrand LBL-90A (562)
    G-DUGI
    G-KNEE Ultramagic M-77C (77/234)
    G-KNEE
    G-OOEY Kubicek Balloon BB-22Z (767)
    G-OOEY
    G-OUMC Lindstrand LBL-105A (724)
    G-OUMC
    G-RACR Ultramagic M-65C (65/143)
    G-RACR
    G-RUPS Cameron Balloon TR-70 (11305)
    G-RUPS
    G-SALE Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10944)
    G-SALE
    OO-BFJ Ultramagic M-56C (56/45)
    OO-BFJ