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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
    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
    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.

    Tuesday, 14 June 2011

    11/06/11 and 28/05/17 - Dromod

    Two visits to the South East Aviation Enthusiasts Group collection at the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, Dromod.

    First by Stu on 28/05/17.

    173 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (C1/0746)
    173

    184 Percival Provost T.51 (PAC/F/408)
    184

    (187) de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (15766) ..pod
    187

    (192) de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (15816) ..pod
    192

    (BGA1410) Schneider DFS 108-49 Grunau Baby (Unknown) ..stored in bus
    BGA1410

    BGA1424/XC Slingsby T.8 Tutor (SSK/PF/27) ..stored in bus
    BGA1424

    EI-100 PZL-Bielsko SZD-12A Mucha (F-494)
    EI-100

    EI-139 Slingsby T.31B Cadet (902) ..stored in bus
    EI-139

    EI-BDM Piper PA-23-250 Aztec D (27-4166) ..fuselage & wings separate
    EI-BDM

    (G-ANIS) Auster AOP.5 (1429) ..derelict fuselage
    G-ANIS

    (G-AOIE) Douglas DC-7C (45115) ..forward fuselage
    G-AOIE

    G-BJMM Cremer Cracker Model Balloon (15.717PAC) ..usually bagged
    G-BJMM

    (G-OGGS) Thunder & Colt Ax8-84 (1595) ..basket and bagged envelope
    G-OGGS

    NC285RS North American Navion (NAV-4-1192) ..in sections, stored in buses & ambulance

    (N435MA) Boeing 707-321 (18085) ..nose
    N435MA

    (RAFGSA 163) Slingsby T.7 Cadet TX.1 (RA881) ..nose
    RAFGSA 163

    Second visit by RichT on 11/06/11.

    173 De Havilland Canada Chipmunk T.20 (C1/0746) ..preserved
    173

    184 Percival Provost T.51 (PAC/F/408) ..preserved, wings off 183 (the fuselage of 183 is at Baldonnel fitted with the wings from 184)
    184

    187 DeHavilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (15766) ..partially burnt, stored under tarpaulin
    187

    192 DeHavilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (15816) ..pod, stored under tarpaulin
    192

    BGA1410 Schneider DFS 108-49 Grunau Baby III (unknown)
    BGA1410

    BGA1424 Slingsby T.8 Tutor (SSK/PF/27) ..stored in same bus as EI-139
    BGA1424

    EI-100 PZL-Bielsko SZD-12A Mucha 100A (F-494) ..stored in train shed, pwfu as glue has given up the ghost
    EI-100

    EI-139 Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3 (902) ..airworthy, lives in a bus
    EI-139

    EI-BDM Piper PA-23-250 Aztec D (27-4166) ..dismantled
    EI-BDM

    (G-AKGE) Miles M65-3C Gemini (6488) ..cockpit, stored in bread van
    G-AKGE

    G-ANIS Auster 5 (TJ375) ..fuselage
    G-ANIS

    (G-AOIE) Douglas DC-7C (45115) ..forward fuselage
    G-AOIE

    (N435MA)/VP-BDF Boeing 707-321 (18085) ..nose section
    VP-BDF

    (RAFGSA 163) Slingsby T.7 Cadet TX.1 (unknown) ..ex RA881, nose section preserved in train shed, see above
    RA881