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Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
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With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

Header Picture: 6814 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (966814) Displayed at Poznań-Kobylnica on 24/07/17

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Saturday, 29 October 2011

28/10/11 - Edinburgh

IanG and his good lady had a couple of days in Edinburgh to see HER idol John Barrowman in concert. (It takes all sorts......)

BAPC-227 Spitfire FSM (Unknown) Preserved
D-ACNK Canadair Regional-Jet 900 (15251) Lufthansa Regional
D-AGWQ Airbus A319-132 (4256) Germanwings
D-AGWQ
D-AIBA Airbus A319-112 (4141) Lufthansa
EI-DHF Boeing 737-8AS (33575) Ryanair
EI-EFB Boeing 737-8AS (37532) Ryanair
EI-ENT Boeing 737-8AS (35040) Ryanair
EI-ENT
EI-RJB British Aerospace 146-RJ85 (E2330) Cityjet
EI-RJW British Aerospace 146-RJ85 (E2371) Cityjet
EI-RJW
F-GIXD Boeing 737-33AF (25744) Europe Air Post
G-BMRA Boeing 757-236F (23710) DHL Worldwide Courier Express
G-BMXD Fokker F-27-500 Friendship (10417) Fire Service
G-CELR Boeing 737-330F (23523) Jet 2
G-DOCS Boeing 737-436 (25852) British Airways
G-ECOC de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4197) Flybe
G-ECOD de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4206) Flybe
G-ECOF de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4216) Flybe
G-EUUW Airbus A320-232 (3499) British Airways
G-EUXE Airbus A321-231 (2323) British Airways
G-EUXE
G-EZAS Airbus A319-111 (2779) EasyJet
G-EZBH Airbus A319-111 (2959) EasyJet
G-EZBJ Airbus A319-111 (3036) EasyJet
G-EZDE Airbus A319-111 (3426) EasyJet
G-EZDE
G-EZDH Airbus A319-111 (3466) EasyJet
G-EZUH Airbus A320-214 (4708) EasyJet
G-EZUH
G-FBEF Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000104) Flybe
G-GMCM Eurocopter AS.350B3 Ecureuil (4576)
G-JECI de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4105) Flybe
G-JECJ de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4110) Flybe
G-LGNF SAAB 340B (192) Flybe
G-LGNL SAAB 340B (246) Flybe
G-LGNN SAAB 340B (197) Flybe
G-RJXE Embraer ERJ-145EP (145245) bmi Regional
LN-NOH Boeing 737-86N (36814) Norwegian Air Shuttle
LN-NOH
N67134 Boeing 757-224ET (29283) United Airlines
N67134
N917NS Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 (50000248)
N917NS
OO-TAE British Aerospace 146-300QT (E3182) TNT Airways
OY-SRH Boeing 767-204ERF (24457) Star Air A/S
PH-BGP Boeing 737-7BK (38127) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
TC-MBG Fokker F-27-500 Friendship (10459) Fire Service

27/10/11 - FAA Museum Yeovilton

StuC visited the Fleet Air Arm Museum for the Cobham Hall Open Day.

Hall 1 - Fly Navy 100

(8359) Short 184 (Unknown) ..fuselage section
8359
(BAPC-149) Short S.27 Replica (Unknown)
BAPC-149
(G-BIAU)/"N6452" Sopwith Pup Replica (EMK.002)
G-BIAU
L2301 Supermarine Walrus I (C3/21840)
L2301
VH127/R-00 Fairey Firefly TT.4 (F.8026)
VH127
VX595 Westland WS.51 Dragonfly HR.1 (WA/H/008)
VX595
XZ499/003 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A .2 (41H-91023)
XZ499
XZ574 Westland WS.61 Sea King HAS.6 (WA842)
XZ574
XZ699 Westland Lynx HAS.3 (157)
XZ699

Hall 2 - World War II

(BAPC-58/15-1585) Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka II (Unknown)
BAPC-58
EX976 North American AT-6D Harvard III (88-15056)
EX976
(G-ASTL)/Z2033/275 Fairey Firefly TT.1 (F.5607)
Z2033
(G-BMZF/420) WSK-Mielec LIM-2 (1B-01420)
G-BMZF
(HS618)/"P4139" Fairey Swordfish II (Unknown)
HS618
KD431/E2-M Vought FG-1D Corsair Mk.IV (1871)
KD431
KE209 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat (A-10924)
KE209
(L2940) Blackburn Skua I (Unknown) ..wreckage
L2940
N1854 Fairey Fulmar I (F.3707)
N1854
(N4172)/"N4389/4M" Fairey Albacore I (F.3538)
N4389
SX137 Supermarine Seafire F.XVII (WASE/1/5325)
SX137
WJ231/O-115 Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 (WJ231)
WJ231
WN493 Westland WS.51 Dragonfly HR.5 (WA/H/070)
WN493
XB446 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger ECM.6B (2241)
XB446

Hall 3 - Aircraft Carrier Experience

LZ551/G de Havilland DH-100 Sea Vampire I (Unknown)
LZ551
WA473/J-102 Supermarine Attacker F.1 (Unknown)
WA473
WV856/163 Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6 (AW.6101)
WV856
XD317/R-112 Supermarine Scimitar F.1 (XD317)
XD117
XL503/E-070 Fairey Gannet AEW.3 (F.9462)
XL503
XN957/LM-630 Blackburn Buccaneer S.1 (B3-12-62)
XN957
XS590/E-131 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (10148)
XS590
XT482/ZM/19 Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA304)
XT482
XT596 McDonnell-Douglas F-4K Phantom FG.1 (1527)
XT596
XT769/823 Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA551)
XV333/234 Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B (B3-11-66)
XV333

Hall 4 - Leading Edge

G-AZAZ Benson B.8M (RNEC.1)
G-AZAZ
G-BSST BAC Concorde 002 (002)
G-BSST
(N5419) Bristol Scout Replica (01) ..uncovered
N5419
(VR)137 Westland Wyvern TF.1 (Unknown)
VR137
WG774 BAC 221 (F.9421)
WG774
(XA127) de Havilland DH-115 Sea Vampire T.22 (15405) ..pod only
XA127
XL580/723 Hawker Hunter T.8M (41H693730)
XL580
XP841 Handley-Page HP.115 (Unknown)
XP841
XP980 Hawker P.1127 (P-05)
XP980
XZ493/N-001 British Aerospace Sea Harrier FRS.1 (41H-91017)
XZ493

Restoration Hangar pictures from Keith Morgan

AL246 Grumman G.36A Martlet I (656)
AL246
(N5518 ?) Gloster Sea Gladiator II (Unknown) ..frame under rebuild
N5518

Cobham Hall - pictures from Keith Morgan

100545 Focke-Achgelis Fa.330A-1 Bachstelze (100545)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 057
0729/411 Beech T-34C-1 Turbo Mentor (GM-067) ..dismantled
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 047
AE-422 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13844)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 021
(BAPC-111)/"N5492" Sopwith Triplane Replica (Unknown)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 038
(BAPC-88)/"102/17" Fokker Dr.1 Scale Replica (Unknown) ..dismantled
BAPC-088
(DP872) Fairey Barracuda II (Unknown) ..assorted wreckage
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 030
(G-AWYY)/"B6401" Sopwith Camel Replica (1701) ..dismantled
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 017
(G-BEYB)/"S1287" Fairey Flycatcher Replica (WA/3)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 036
(G-BFXL)/"D.5397/17" Albatros D.Va Replica (0034)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 037
"N2078" Sopwith Baby (Unknown)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 039
Unmarked Fairey IIIF (Unknown) ..frame under rebuild
VV106 Supermarine S10 (Unknown)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 012
VX272 Hawker P.1052 (Unknown)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 046
WM292/841 Gloster Meteor TT.20 (Unknown) ..dismantled
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 062
WP313/CU-568 Percival P.57 Sea Prince T.1 (P57/63)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 018
WS103/VL-709 Gloster Meteor T.7 (WS103)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 032
WT121/CU-415 Douglas AD-4W Skyraider AEW.1 (7427)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 040
WW138/Z-227 de Havilland DH-112 Sea Venom FAW.22 (12712)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 031
XA129 de Havilland DH-115 Sea Vampire T.22 (15407)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 055
XA466/LM-777 Fairey Gannet COD.4 (F.9319)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 048
XA864 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.1 (WA.3)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 043
XB480/537 Hiller UH-12B HT.1 (540)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 041
XG574/PO-752 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.3 (WA.69)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 042
XG594/517 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAS.7 (WA89)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 035
XJ481 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (10008)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 020
XK488 Blackburn Buccaneer S.1 (B3-03-58)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 054
(XL717)/"G-ABUL" de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (83805)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 045
XL853 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAS.7 (WA.215)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 014
XN332/759 Saunders-Roe P.531 (S2/5268)
XN334 Saunders-Roe P.531 (S2/5269)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 009
XN462/17 BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/10141)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 051
XP142 Westland WS.58 Wessex HAS.3 (WA75)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 013
XS508 Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA177)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 044
XS527 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9543)
XS527
XS574 Northrop MQM-36A Shelduck D.1 (Unknown)
XT176/U Westland-Bell 47 Sioux AH.1 (WA.335)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 053
XT427/606 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9597)
XT427
XT765/J Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA487)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 050
XT778/430 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F9660)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 008
XW864/CU-54 Westland Gazelle HT.2 (1116)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 034
XW994 Northrop MQM-74A Chukar D.1 (Unknown)
ZE411 Agusta A.109A (7138)
Cobham Hall 27-10-11 033

Outside Cobham Hall

WV106/427 Douglas AD-4W Skyraider AEW.1 (7392)
WV106
XE340/Z Hawker Seahawk FGA.6 (AW6301)
XE340