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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 2019:
    Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: OO-SND Airbus A20-214 (1838) Brussels Airlines at Lisbon on 17/05/18 (credit StuC)

    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:
    5th Jan - Log & 52 pics added for the Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet, Newbury 05/01/19
    10th Jan - Logs added to the top Events dropdown for Oshkosh 2018
    18th Jan - Logs and some pics added for RichT's 2018 South Africa trip. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar
    28th Jan - Logs added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    1st Feb - Pictures added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
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    9-10th Feb - 238 pics added to Finland tour 06/18, see the Finland box on the sidebar
    13th Feb - BAPC Register updated
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    16th Feb - 165 pics added to Waterkloof Airshow 22/09/18, Cape Town 26/09 & Johannesburg 26/09. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar.
    20th Feb - 190 pics added to Johannesburg 16-17/09, Grand Central 18/09 and two museums to the top bar.
    27th Feb - Museu do Ar, Sintra 19/05/18 added to Portugal section of top museums bar. Finished adding 424 pics to Spain/Portugal tour 2018.
    28th Feb - 71 pics added to Vienna 31/08/18.
    1st Mar - 100 pics added to Yeovilton Air Day 07/07/18.
    6th Mar - Added 418 pics to Germany tour 2018.
    11th Mar - Log and 86 pics added for 3-day Geneva trip.
    15th Mar - 268 pics added to Expo Friedrichshafen 2018, see the Germany tab on the top Events bar.
    22nd Mar - 96 pics added to Oshkosh 2018 Seaplanes & Amphibians & 37 pics added to current military
    22nd Apr - Log added for AERO Friedrichshafen 2019
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    5th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair and Abingdon Show
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    15th May - 72 pics added to Abingdon Show 05/19, 79 pics added to Speyer Museum 15/04/19
    16th May - 70 pics added to Rome trip Museum & preserved. 42 pics added to Rome-Urbe.
    24th May - Logs added for Midlands Air Festival balloons 19/05 and EBACE Geneva 20-22/05
    6th June - Log added for "Daks over Duxford"

    Thursday, 29 March 2012

    28/03/12 - Shrivenham - Arborfield - Blackbushe - Binfield - White Waltham - Brimpton - Hungerford - Membury

    RichT & StuC had a day out in the sunshine.

    Shrivenham - organised visit, thanks to Clive and our hosts

    Defence Capabilities Centre
    69-16445 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (20877)
    69-16445
    70-15154 Bell Helicopters OH-58C Kiowa (40705)
    70-15154
    XT621 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9627)
    XT621
    XV744 British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (712007)
    XV744
    ZJ369 BAe Systems Phoenix UAV (Unknown)
    ZJ369
    211 Royal Aircraft Establishment XRAE-2 (211)
    211
    A-0306-050 Lockheed Martin Desert Hawk I (Unknown)
    Desert Hawk I
    "MOCK 006" Lockheed Martin Desert Hawk III (Unknown)
    Desert Hawk III
    unmarked Meggitt Banshee UAV (Unknown)
    Banshee
    unmarked Westland WR.07 Wideye (Unknown)
    Wideye

    Displayed outside Simulator building
    XV122/A Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9697) Displayed outside Simulator building
    XV121

    Arborfield - organised visit, thanks to Clive and our hosts

    Gate Guard
    XP848 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9474)
    XP848

    REME Museum of Technology
    XV141 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9716)
    XV141
    ZJ449 BAe Systems Phoenix UAV (Unknown)
    ZJ449

    School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
    TAD001 Aerospatiale Gazelle CIM (89-00-03-27750)
    TAD001
    TAD007 Westland Lynx CIM (WG1388-0301-041)
    TAD007
    TAD009 Westland WG.13 Lynx 1-03 (00-04) ex XW838
    TAD009
    TAD011 Westland Lynx CIM (88-1810-041)
    TAD011
    TAD012 Westland Lynx CIM (88-1820-041)
    TAD012
    TAD013 Westland Lynx HC.28 (WA028) ex Qatar Police QP-30
    TAD013
    TAD015 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1942) ex ZB668
    TAD015
    TAD016/A Westland Lynx HC.28 (WA034) ex Qatar Police QP-32
    TAD016
    TAD017 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1159) ex XW888
    TAD017
    TAD019 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1231) ex XW912
    TAD019
    TAD021 Aerospatiale SA.341C Gazelle HT.2 (1100) ex XW860
    TAD021
    TAD023 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1457) ex XX454
    TAD023
    XP855 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9481)
    XP855
    XP899 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9502)
    XP899
    XT623 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9629)
    XT623
    XT633 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9639)
    XT633
    XZ170 Westland Lynx AH.9 (008)
    XZ170
    XZ172 Westland Lynx AH.7 (013)
    XZ172
    XZ187 Westland Lynx AH.7 (075)
    XZ187
    XZ188 Westland Lynx AH.7 (077)
    XZ188
    XZ207 Westland Lynx AH.7 (115)
    XZ207
    XZ216 Westland Lynx AH.7 (138)
    XZ216
    XZ316/B Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1599)
    XZ316
    XZ325 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1635)
    XZ325
    XZ332 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1661)
    XZ332
    XZ333 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1662)
    XZ333
    XZ607 Westland Lynx AH.7 (151)
    XZ607
    XZ666 Westland Lynx AH.7 (226)
    XZ666
    XZ935 Aerospatiale SA.341E Gazelle HCC.4 (1742)
    XZ935
    ZA735 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1804)
    ZA735
    ZA769 Aerospatiale SA.341B Gazelle AH.1 (1811)
    ZA769
    ZE381 Westland Lynx AH.7 (325)
    ZE381
    ZE412 Agusta A-109AM (7244)
    ZE412

    Blackbushe - 13:00, residents area not logged

    G-AVSF Piper PA-28-180 (28-4197)
    G-BFOE Reims-Cessna F.152 (1475)
    G-BGIB Cessna 152 (152-82161) Air First
    G-BGIB
    G-BMFP Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916243)
    G-BYPB Solar Wings Pegasus (7566)
    G-CGDJ Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116256)
    G-DRIV Robinson R44 (10126)
    G-DRIV
    G-FBKD Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0346) Blink
    G-FBKD
    M-AKAR Sikorsky S-76C (760506) Starspeed
    N162DJ Eclipse Aviation 500 (000079)
    N162DJ
    N234RG Pilatus PC-12/45 (520)
    N234RG

    Binfield Amen Corner

    G-ASXF Brantley 305 (1014) stored
    G-ASXF
    unregistered Thorpe T-211 (unknown) under build in shed
    Binfield 1
    unregistered Revolution Helicopters Mini-500 (unknown) frame only
    Binfield 2

    Binfield Ashley Farm

    G-ASZB Cessna 150E (150-61113)
    G-ASZB
    G-BFIY Reims-Cessna F.150M (1381)
    G-BFIY
    G-BWWJ Hughes 269C (0256) Stored
    G-BWWJ
    G-BXMY Hughes 269C (0328) Stored
    G-BXMY
    G-CEWY Eipper Quicksilver (PFA 348-14707)
    G-CEWY
    G-JAMA Schweizer 269C-1 (0165)
    (G-MNKJ) Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WP-0013) Stored, trike only
    G-MNKJ
    G-MTAS Whittaker MW-5C (PFA 163-11166) Stored
    G-MTAS
    N53SB Reims-Cessna FR.172H (0265)
    N53SB
    unregistered Aeroprakt A-21R Solo ..fuselage stored on workshop roof
    unknown

    White Waltham - thanks to the Ground Crew for an escorted tour of the old hangars

    F-BXCP Max Holste MH.1521M Broussard (149)
    G-AANL de Havilland DH-60M Moth (1446)
    G-ADGP/8 Miles M.2L Hawk (160)
    G-ADKC de Havilland DH-87B Hornet Moth (8064)
    G-AFZN Luscombe 8A (1186)
    G-AHLT de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (82247)
    G-AJWB Miles M.38 Messenger (6699)
    G-ANFM de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (83604)
    G-ANLD de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85990)
    G-AOBX de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (83653)
    (G-AOJJ)/DF128/RCO-U de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85877)
    G-ARNL Piper PA-22-108 (22-8625)
    G-ASMF Beech D95A Travel Air (TD-565)
    G-ATOK Piper PA-28-140 (28-21612)
    G-AVLF Piper PA-28-140 (28-23268)
    G-AWFP Rollason Condor D.62B (RAE631)
    G-BAAW Jodel D.119 (366)
    G-BBFD Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335342)
    G-BBIX Piper PA-28-140 (28-7225442)
    (G-BCEY)/WG465 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0515)
    G-BDEI Jodel D.9 (PFA 936)
    G-BDJG Phoenix Luton LA-4A Minor (PFA 828)
    G-BEPY Rockwell Commander 112B (524)
    G-BHFJ Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-7931298)
    G-BHGO Piper PA-32-260 (32-7800007)
    G-BHZE Piper PA-28-181 (28-7890291)
    G-BICR Wassmer Jodel D.120A (135)
    (G-BIHF)/F943 Replica Plans SE.5A (PFA 020-10548)
    G-BIHF
    (G-BILI)/454467/J-44 Piper L-4J Cub (13207)
    G-BNCO Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0472)
    G-BNEE Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7837084)
    G-BNRY Cessna 182Q (182-65629)
    G-BOSE Piper PA-28-181 (28-8590007)
    G-BPYN Piper L-4H Cub (11422)
    G-BPZY Pitts S-1C Special (RN-1)
    G-BRDF Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716085)
    G-BRDM Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716004)
    G-BRNU Robin DR.400-180 (1937)
    G-BSSA Luscombe 8E (4176)
    G-BTIM Piper PA-28-161 (2841159)
    G-BTTR Aerotek S-2A Special (2208)
    G-BTUM Piper J/3C 65 Cub (19516)
    G-BUTX Bucker Bu.133C Jungmeister (1010)
    G-BUXI Steen Skybolt (PFA 064-10755)
    G-BVGY Luscombe 8E (4754)
    G-BWGY HOAC DV 20 Katana (20.134)
    (G-BWRA)/N500 Sopwith Triplane Replica (PFA 021-10035)
    G-BXFE Mudry CAP-10B (135)
    G-BXJJ Piper PA-28-161 (2841200)
    G-BZDA Piper PA-28-161 (2842087)
    G-BZII Extra 300L (119)
    G-BZIO Piper PA-28-161 (2842085)
    (G-CBID)/XX549/6 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (242)
    G-CBVT Yakovlev Yak-52 (9010305)
    G-CBVT
    (G-CCJK)/52 white Yakovlev Yak-52 (9612001)
    G-CCJK
    G-CDJJ Yakovlev Yak-52 (899912)
    G-CDJJ
    G-CDRU CASA 1.131E Jungmann (2321)
    G-CDZR Nicollier HN.700 (PFA 217-13773)
    G-CEEN Piper PA-28-161 (2841293)
    G-CEEU Piper PA-28-161 (2841038)
    G-CEGS Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816418)
    (G-CGFS)/72 white Nanchang CJ-6A (4532008)
    G-CHOX Europa Europa XS (PFA 247-13974)
    G-CRSR Czech Sport Aircraft SportCruiser LSA (P1102001)
    G-ECUB Piper PA-18-150 (18-6279)
    G-EFCM Piper PA-28-180 (28-4766)
    G-ELLA Piper PA-32R-301 (3246050)
    G-ELUE Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916484)
    (G-ETME)/14 yellow Nord N.1002 Pingouin (274)
    G-GEHL Cessna 172S (172S-8324)
    G-IGGL Socata TB-10 (146)
    G-IRKB Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7737071)
    G-ISDB Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716074)
    G-JDJM Piper PA-28-140 (28-26877)
    G-JEDS Andreasson BA-4B (PFA 038-10158)
    G-LEVI Aeronca 7AC Champion (7AC-4001)
    G-LEVI
    G-LGOC Aero AT-3R-100 (AT3-020)
    G-MAXG Pitts S-1S Special (PFA 009-13233)
    G-MERF Grob G.115A (8091)
    G-NIKE Piper PA-28-181 (28-8390086)
    G-OCCR Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.246)
    G-OCCT Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.250)
    G-ODDS Aerotek S-2A Special (2225)
    G-OFER Piper PA-18-150 (18-7709058)
    G-OFIT Socata TB-10 (938)
    G-OMIK Europa Europa (PFA 247-12991)
    G-OPUP Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B062)
    G-OSIC Pitts S-1C Special (1921-77)
    G-OXOM Piper PA-28-161 (2841285)
    G-SIII Extra 300 (058)
    G-SJBI Aviat S-2C Special (6082)
    G-TESI Tecnam P.2002 Sierra (PFA 333-14481)
    G-TJDM Van's RV-6A (PFA 181A-13370)
    G-WILD Pitts S-1T Special (1017)
    G-WILD
    G-WLAC Piper PA-18-150 (18-8899)
    G-WLAC
    G-WWAL Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30461)
    G-XALT Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0801)
    G-XTME Xtreme Air XA-42 (110)
    G-XTME
    (G-YAKH)/33 white Yakovlev Yak-52 (899915)
    (G-YAKN)/66 red Yakovlev Yak-52 (855905)
    G-YAKN
    (G-YAKV)/31 grey Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111311)
    G-YAKV
    (G-YAKX)/27 red Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111307)
    G-YAKX
    (G-YAKZ)/33 red Yakovlev Yak-50 (853206)
    G-YAKZ
    G-YFZT Cessna 172S (172S-9587)
    G-ZSDB Piper PA-28-236 (28-8211004)
    G-ZSDB
    HA-YAZ Yakovlev Yak-18T (7201413)
    N505WC Piper PA-32R-301 (3246034)
    N697RB Pitts S-1T Special (1042)
    N89NB Cirrus Design SR-22 (3680)
    N96FL Cirrus Design SR-22 (2899)
    N982NW Maule MXT-7-180A (21046C)

    Brimpton Wasing Lower Farm

    G-ARMN Cessna 175B (56994)
    G-AVZW EAA Biplane (PFA 1314)
    G-BHYD Cessna R.172K (R172-2734)
    G-BHYD
    (G-BKFW)/XF597/A-H Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/303)
    G-BMVM Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0025)
    G-CDYB Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-14416)
    G-CDYB
    G-CETX Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14573)
    G-CETX
    G-CGTZ Escapade Aircraft Escapade Kid (ESCAWKID 002)
    G-CGTZ
    G-CJUD Denney Kitfox (PFA 172-11939)
    G-CJUD
    G-HRLK SAAB S.91 Safir D (91-376)
    G-MZNV Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-12884)
    G-MZNV
    G-OUDA Aeroprakt A.22L (LAA 317A-14967)
    G-OUDA
    G-PAXX Piper PA-20 (20-1107)
    G-PAXX
    G-SRRA Tecnam P.2002 Sierra (PFA 333-14493)
    G-SRRA
    G-TICH Taylor JT.2 Titch (PFA 3213)
    (N16403)/"NC16403" Cessna C.34 Airmaster (322)

    Hungerford - Newbury Aeroplane Company, thanks to the Engineer

    (G-ACMA) de Havilland DH-85 Leopard Moth (7042) Stored
    G-ACMA
    (G-AFGH) Chilton DW.1 (DW.1/2) Under restoration
    G-AFGH
    (ZK-AGM) de Havilland DH-83 Fox Moth (T/S 2810) Under restoration, parts from c/n 4085
    ZK-AGM


    Membury - Southern Sailplanes

    (G-AHAG) de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6926) Under restoration
    G-ATTM Centre-Est DR.250-160 (65) under rebuild
    G-CHEK PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-51-1 Junior (B-2009) under rebuild
    (N470RD) Cirrus Design SR-20 (1636) under repair