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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

    30/06/11 - AIRBASE Coventry

    StuC visited AIRBASE Coventry

    Entrance

    (G-BZPB)/"WB188" Hawker Hunter GA.11 (41H/670762)
    G-BZPB

    Outside Display

    G-AMPY/KK116 Douglas C-47B-15-DK Dakota IV (15124/26569)
    G-AMPY
    G-APSA Douglas DC-6A (45497)
    G-APSA
    (G-BWGN)/WT722/878 Hawker Hunter T.8C (41H/670689)
    G-BWGN
    (G-CDSX)/"VN799" English Electric Canberra T.4 (71367)
    G-CDSX
    G-SIXC Douglas DC-6A/B (45550)
    G-SIXC
    WR963/M-B Avro Shackleton MR.2 (Unknown)
    WR963
    XV232/32 Hawker-Siddeley Nimrod MR.2 (8007)
    XV232

    Hangar Ramp

    G-AORG de Havilland DH-114 Heron (14101)
    G-AORG
    (G-APJB)/VR259/M Percival P.40 Prentice (PAC/086)
    G-APJB
    G-APLO/8 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 (C1/0144)
    G-APLO
    (G-BVWC)/WK163 English Electric Canberra B.6 mod (71399)
    G-BVWC
    (G-VROE)/WD413 Avro Anson T.21 (3634)
    G-VROE
    N500LN Lockheed Howard 500 (237-5560)
    N500LN

    Display Hangar

    G-AGTM de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6746)
    G-AGTM
    G-AJRE Auster J/1 Autocrat (2603)
    G-AJRE
    G-AKIU Percival P.44 Proctor (Ae.129)
    G-AKIU
    G-AKVF Chrislea CH.3 Skyjeep Srs.2 (114)
    G-AKVF
    G-ANAF Douglas C-47B-35-DK Dakota 3 (16688/33436)
    G-ANAF
    G-APRS Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer3 (561)
    G-APRS
    (G-ASAJ)/WE569 Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 (B.605)
    G-ASAJ
    G-BVSP BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/6327)
    G-BVSP
    G-BWDS BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/9231)
    G-BWDS
    (G-BZMY)/1 white Yakovlev C-11 (171314)
    G-BZMY
    (G-DHVM)/WR470 de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (752)
    G-DHVM
    G-FLCA Fleet 80 Canuck (68)
    G-FLCA
    (G-JPRO)/XW433 BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/1055)
    G-JPRO
    (G-VENM)/WK436 de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (824)
    G-VENM
    (J-1649) de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (859) ..nose only
    J-1629
    (VP293)/X Avro Shackleton T.4 (Unknown) ..nose only
    VP293

    Maintenance Hangar

    (G-AIDL)/TX310 de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6968)
    G-AIDL
    G-AKRP de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6940)
    G-AKRP
    G-ARHW de Havilland DH-104 Dove (04512)
    (G-BXES)/XL954 Percival P.66 Pembroke C.1 (P66/101)
    G-JAYI Auster J/1 Autocrat (2030)
    G-JAYI
    (G-LOSM)/WM167 Gloster Meteor TT.20 (S4/U/2342)
    G-LOSM
    G-OJON Taylor JT.2 Titch Srs.III (PFA 3208)
    G-AMRA Douglas C-47B-15-DK Dakota IV (15290/26735)
    G-AMRA

    Elsewhere on airfield

    G-AWEX Piper PA-28-140 (28-24472)
    G-AYEH SAN Jodel DR.1050 (455)
    G-AZHB Robin HR.100-200B (118)
    G-BMJM Evans VP-1 (PFA 062-10763)
    G-BMJM
    G-BOBA Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7837232)
    G-BOYL Cessna 152 (152-84379)
    G-BTII American Aviation AA-5B (1256)
    G-BTPG BAE ATP F (2014) ..stored
    G-BTPL BAE ATP (2042) ..stored
    G-BWFG Robin HR.200-120B (293)
    G-BWLF Cessna 404 (404-0414)
    G-BWRR Cessna 182Q (182-66660)
    G-CFJH Grob G.102 (1763)
    G-CFJO Diamond DA 40D (D4.296)
    G-COVZ Reims-Cessna F.150M (1164)
    G-FIJV Lockheed L-188CF (1129) ..wfu
    G-FIJV
    G-HAFT Diamond DA 42 (42.057)
    G-HANG Diamond DA 42 (42.026)
    G-HART Cessna 152 (152-79734)
    G-HART
    G-HRNT Cessna 182S (182-80395)
    G-JEMC BAE ATP (2032) ..stored
    G-JMCL Boeing 737-322F (23951)
    G-JMCL
    G-KAFT Diamond DA 40D (D4.191)
    G-LOFM Maule MX-7-180A (20027C)
    G-LOFM
    G-MAFT Diamond DA 40D (D4.243)
    G-MANC BAE ATP F (2054) ..stored
    G-MATZ Piper PA-28-140 (28-7325200)
    G-MEDX Agusta A-109E (11745)
    G-OAAF BAE ATP F (2029) ..stored
    G-OBWP BAE ATP F (2051) ..stored
    G-OVMC Reims Cessna F152 (F15201667)
    G-PIKK Piper PA-28-140 (28-22932)
    G-TAGR Europa Europa (PFA 247-13061)
    G-WAVS Piper PA-28-161 (2842035)
    N1184U Cessna T.182T (T182-08697)
    N440GC Piper PA-44-180T (44-8107065)
    VP-BIZ Boeing 737-7AU (34477)