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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: MRTT041 Airbus A330-243MRTT Phenix (1735) in the Paris Bastille Day Flypast on 14/07/18

    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.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07

    Thursday, 7 July 2011

    01/07/11 - Aeroventure Doncaster

    StuC visited Aeroventure. Apologies for the poor pics, the hangar is dark and very crowded, plus a couple were taken through windows.

    Entrance

    (XW666) Hawker-Siddeley Nimrod R.1 (8041) ..cockpit only
    XW666

    Outside

    (G-9-445) Hawker Hunter F.51 (41H/680283)
    G-9-445
    G-APMY Piper PA-23-160 Apache (23-1258)
    G-APMY
    (G-BECE) Airship Industries Skyship 500 (1214/01) ..gondola, under tarpaulin
    G-BECE
    G-RAYE Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six (32-460) ..fuselage only, under tarpaulin
    (HB-NAV) Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B155) ..cockpit only
    HB-NAV
    (N4565L) Douglas DC-3-201A (2108) ..fuselage only
    N4565L
    (WD935) English Electric Canberra B.2 (71015) ..cockpit only
    WD935
    WF122/CU-575 Percival P.57 Sea Prince T.1 (P57/18)
    WF122
    (WJ565) English Electric Canberra T.17 (HP152B) ..cockpit only
    WJ565
    (WJ975) English Electric Canberra T.19 (R3/EA3/6600) ..cockpit only
    WJ975
    XA460 Fairey Gannet ECM.6 (F.9313)
    XA460
    (XH584) English Electric Canberra T.4 (71415) ..cockpit only
    XH584
    (XL149) Blackburn Beverley C.1 (1035) ..cockpit only
    XL149
    (XL388) Avro Vulcan B.2A (SET38) ..cockpit only
    XL388
    XM350/89 BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/6307)
    XM350
    XN386/35 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.9 (WA.316)
    XN386
    (XN979) Blackburn Buccaneer S.2 (B3-06-63) ..cockpit only
    XN979
    XP706 English Electric Lightning F.3 (95160)
    XP706
    (XR754) English Electric Lightning F.6 (95219) ..cockpit only
    XR754
    XS887/FI-403 Westland WS.58 Wessex HAS.1 (WA267)
    XS887
    XV139/"XV137" Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9714) ..poor condition
    XV139
    (XX477) Handley-Page HP.137 Jetstream T.1 (249) ..fuselage only
    XX477
    (XX736) SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 (S-33) ..cockpit only
    XX736

    Hangar

    (BAPC-207)/"K-158" Austin Whippet FSM (Unknown)
    BAPC-207
    (BGA2036) Slingsby T.21B Sedburgh (630) ..unpainted
    BGA2036
    (BGA2517) Slingsby T.30B Prefect (577)
    BGA2517
    EI-JWM Robinson R22 (1386) ..pod only
    EI-JWM
    (FX322) Noorduyn AT-16 Texan (14A-1625) ..cockpit frame only
    FX322
    (G-9-431)/"N-302" Hawker Hunter T.7 (HABL003318) ..cockpit only
    G-9-431
    (G-ALYB) Auster AOP.5 (1173) ..frame only
    G-ALYB
    G-AVAA Reims-Cessna F.150G (0164)
    G-AVAA
    (G-BDBZ)/XJ398 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.62)
    XJ398
    (G-BUUV) Lindstrand LBL-77A (Unknown) ..basket and bagged envelope
    Lindstrand balloon
    G-DELB Robinson R22 (0799)
    G-DELB
    (G-MJKP) Hiway Sky-Trike/Super Scorpion (PEB-01) ..trike only
    G-MJKP
    G-MMDK Mainair Merlin (181-16883)
    G-MMDK
    G-MVNT Aerotech MW-5K (5K-0008-02)
    G-MVNT
    G-MYJX Whittaker MW.8 (PFA 243-12345)
    G-MYJX
    (G-OPFW) Avro 748-2A/266 (1714) ..cockpit only
    G-OPFW
    (SN280) Hawker Tempest TT.5 (Unknown) ..cockpit frame only
    SN280
    WB733 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 (C1/0182)
    WB733
    (WJ903) Vickers Varsity T.1 (572) ..cockpit only
    WJ903
    (WL131) Gloster Meteor F.8 (Unknown) ..cockpit only
    WL131
    (WT741)/791 Hawker Hunter GA.11 (41H/670698) ..cockpit only
    WT741
    XA870/911 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.1 (WA.16)
    XA870
    XE935/30 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15630)
    XE935
    (XG297)/Y Hawker Hunter FGA.9 (41H/680084) ..cockpit only
    XG297
    (XM561)/XM651 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5116)
    XM561
    XN238 Slingsby T.31B Cadet (1177) ..cockpit only
    XN238
    XP190 Westland Scout AH.1 (S2/8443)
    XP190
    XP345/U Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.361) ..UN scheme
    XP345
    (XP902) Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9505) ..cockpit only
    XP902
    (XS216) BAC Jet Provost T.4 (Unknown) ..cockpit only
    XS216
    XS481 Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA155)
    XS481
    XT242/12 Westland-Bell 47 Sioux AH.1 (WA.401)
    XT242
    XV677/269 Westland WS.61 Seaking HAS.6 (WA665) ..in hangar for repaint
    XV677
    XX411/X Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1359)
    XX411
    (ZD938) BAe/Panavia Tornado F.2 (AS007) ..cockpit only
    ZD938
    Unmarked Wortley Rocket Replica (Unknown)
    Wortley Rocket
    Unmarked Waco CG-4A Hadrian film prop (Unknown) ..cockpit only
    Hadrian Film prop
    Unmarked Bleriot XI Replica (Unknown) ..to BAPC-307
    Bleriot Replica

    Building 19

    (G-ATXH) Handley-Page HP.137 Jetstream 200 (198) ..cockpit only
    G-ATXH
    (G-BOCB) Hawker-Siddeley 125 Series 1B/522 (25106) ..cockpit only
    G-BOCB
    (WJ476) Vickers Valetta T.3 (601) ..cockpit only
    WJ476
    (XM411) BAC Jet Provost T.3 (Unknown) ..cockpit only
    XM411
    (XN511)/12 BAC Jet Provost T.3 (PAC/W/11800) ..cockpit only
    XN511

    Restoration Building - only a/c visible, probably others

    XX669 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (327) ..under restoration
    XX669

    Storage areas - others present in buildings/containers

    (G-ARGI) Auster 6A (2299) ..bare frame on top of container
    G-ARGI
    (G-BAML) Bell Helicopters 206B Jetranger (36) ..cabin only
    G-BAML
    (WK626) de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 (C1/0639) ..fuselage in portacabin
    WK626
    (WN499) Westland WS.51 Dragonfly HR.5 (WA/H/076) ..derelict
    WN499
    (XT236) Westland-Bell 47 Sioux AH.1 (WA.395) ..frame only
    XT236
    (XX655) Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (313) ..wrecked, gutted cockpit only
    XX655