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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:
    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

    Header Picture: (ES-AAP) Tupolev Tu-134A-3 (38020) of the Tallinn Airport Fire Service on 22/10/17 (credit Trevor Read)

    Logs/pics - If you have any topical logs and pics from interesting places we could use on the blog please contact me at the address above. Especially welcome would be any museums we haven't yet covered.

    Saturday, 22 December 2012

    22/12/12 - Heathrow

    RichT & StuC had a day out to a rainy Heathrow for the Qatar & LOT Boeing 787s.

    5B-DCO Airbus A321-231 (2730) Cyprus Airways
    9A-CTL Airbus A319-112 (1252) Croatia Airlines
    9H-AEP Airbus A320-214 (3056) Air Malta
    9K-AMA Airbus A300B4-605R (673) Kuwait Airways
    9K-ANA Airbus A340-313 (089) Kuwait Airways
    9M-MNB Airbus A380-841 (081) Malaysia Airlines
    9V-SKI Airbus A380-841 (034) Singapore Airlines
    9V-SKP Airbus A380-841 (076) Singapore Airlines
    9V-SWT Boeing 777-312ER (34585) Singapore Airlines
    A6-AFB Airbus A330-343X (1081) Etihad Airways
    A6-AFE Airbus A330-343E (1226) Etihad Airways
    A6-EDT Airbus A380-861 (090) Emirates Airlines
    A6-EDW Airbus A380-861 (103) Emirates Airlines
    A6-EDX Airbus A380-861 (105) Emirates Airlines
    A6-EFG Boeing 777-F1H (35613) Emirates SkyCargo
    A6-ETK Boeing 777-3FXER (39686) Etihad Airways
    A7-ACA Airbus A330-202 (473) Qatar Airways
    A7-AEA Airbus A330-302 (623) Qatar Airways
    A7-BBF Boeing 777-2DZLR (36018) Qatar Airways
    A7-BCA Boeing 787-8 (38319) Qatar Airways
    A7-HHJ Airbus A319-133X (1335) Qatar Airways Amiri Flight
    A9C-KA Airbus A330-243 (276) Gulf Air
    A9C-KD Airbus A330-243 (287) Gulf Air
    AP-BID Boeing 777-340ER (33780) Pakistan International Airlines
    B-6542 Airbus A330-223 (1297) China Southern Airlines
    B-HKV Boeing 747-412 (26552) Cathay Pacific Airways
    C-FMWP Boeing 767-333ER (25583) Air Canada
    C-GFAJ Airbus A330-343X (284) Air Canada
    C-GFUR Airbus A330-343X (344) Air Canada
    C-GHKR Airbus A330-343X (400) Air Canada
    CN-RNT Boeing 767-36NER (30843) Royal Air Maroc
    D-ABID Boeing 737-530 (24818) Lufthansa
    D-ABIF Boeing 737-530 (24820) Lufthansa
    D-AEAN Airbus A300B4-622R (703) DHL Worldwide Courier Express
    D-AGWQ Airbus A319-132 (4256) Germanwings
    D-AIDE Airbus A321-231 (4607) Lufthansa
    D-AIDG Airbus A321-231 (4672) Lufthansa
    D-AIDJ Airbus A321-231 (4792) Lufthansa
    D-AIQR Airbus A320-211 (0382) Lufthansa
    D-AIQU Airbus A320-211 (1365) Lufthansa
    D-AIRK Airbus A321-131 (0502) Lufthansa
    D-AIRS Airbus A321-131 (0595) Lufthansa
    D-AIRT Airbus A321-131 (0652) Lufthansa
    D-AISF Airbus A321-231 (1260) Lufthansa
    D-AISG Airbus A321-231 (1273) Lufthansa
    D-AISZ Airbus A321-231 (4085) Lufthansa
    D-AIZH Airbus A320-214 (4363) Lufthansa
    D-AKNL Airbus A319-112 (1084) Germanwings
    EC-HUH Airbus A321-211 (1021) Iberia
    EC-HUI Airbus A321-211 (1027) Iberia
    EC-HYC Airbus A320-214 (1262) Iberia
    EC-JRE Airbus A321-211 (2756) Iberia
    EC-KBU Airbus A320-214 (1413) Vueling Airlines
    EI-IMD Airbus A319-112 (2074) Alitalia
    EI-IXB Airbus A321-112 (0524) Alitalia
    EI-IXH Airbus A321-112 (0940) Alitalia
    EI-OZJ Airbus A300B4-622R (770) DHL Worldwide Courier Express
    EI-UNJ Boeing 737-86J (36883) Transaero Airlines
    ET-ALC Boeing 767-33AER (28043) Ethiopian Airlines
    F-GFKY Airbus A320-211 (0285) Air France
    F-GTAI Airbus A321-211 (1299) Air France
    F-GTAS Airbus A321-211 (3419) Air France
    G-VGBR Airbus A330-343E (1329) Virgin Atlantic
    G-VGEM Airbus A330-343E (1215) Virgin Atlantic
    G-VWAG Airbus A330-343X (1341) Virgin Atlantic
    HB-IJK Airbus A320-214 (0596) Swiss International Air Lines
    HB-IJP Airbus A320-214 (0681) Swiss International Air Lines
    HB-IMJ Gulfstream G5 (517) G5 Executive
    HB-JLQ Airbus A320-214 (4673) Swiss International Air Lines
    HB-JLR Airbus A320-214 (5037) Swiss International Air Lines
    HB-JLS Airbus A320-214 (5069) Swiss International Air Lines
    HS-TNB Airbus A340-642 (681) Thai Airways
    JA735J Boeing 777-346ER (32434) Japan Airlines
    JA785A Boeing 777-381ER (37951) All Nippon Airways
    JY-AIG Airbus A330-223 (1002) Royal Jordanian Airlines
    LN-RPG Boeing 737-683 (28310) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
    LN-RRM Boeing 737-783 (28314) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
    LN-TUH Boeing 737-705 (29093) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
    N14107 Boeing 757-224 (27297) United Airlines
    N1605 Boeing 767-332ER (30198) Delta Air Lines
    N174UA Boeing 747-422 (24381) United Airlines
    N19141 Boeing 757-224 (30354) United Airlines
    N218UA Boeing 777-222 (30222) United Airlines
    N228UA Boeing 777-222ER (30556) United Airlines
    N283AY Airbus A330-243 (1076) US Airways
    N352AA Boeing 767-323ER (24033) American Airlines
    N369AA Boeing 767-323ER (25196) American Airlines
    N655UA Boeing 767-322ER (25393) United Airlines
    N776AN Boeing 777-223ER (29582) American Airlines
    N78001 Boeing 777-224ER (27577) United Airlines
    N783AN Boeing 777-223ER (30004) American Airlines
    N792AN Boeing 777-223ER (30253) American Airlines
    N842MH Boeing 767-432ER (29715) Delta Air Lines
    N845MH Boeing 767-432ER (29719) Delta Air Lines
    OD-MEA Airbus A330-243 (984) Middle East Airlines
    OE-LBE Airbus A321-211 (0935) Austrian Airlines
    OH-LVB Airbus A319-112 (1107) Finnair
    OH-LZD Airbus A321-211 (1241) Finnair
    OO-SSA Airbus A319-111 (2392) Brussels Airlines
    OY-KHN Douglas MD83 (53000) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
    PH-BXS Boeing 737-9K2 (29602) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    PH-EZL Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000334) KLM cityhopper
    PH-KZI Fokker F-70 (11579) KLM cityhopper
    PT-MUH Boeing 777-32WER (38889) TAM Airlines
    S2-AFO Boeing 777-3E9ER (40122) Bangladesh Biman
    SE-DIR Douglas MD82 (53004) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
    SE-RER Boeing 737-7BX (30736) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
    SP-LRB Boeing 787-8 (37894) LOT Polish Airlines
    SP-LRB Boeing 787-8 LOT
    Picture credit Paul Seymour
    SU-GDU Airbus A330-343X (1238) Egypt Air
    SX-DVJ Airbus A320-232 (3365) Aegean Airlines
    SX-DVP Airbus A321-232 (3527) Aegean Airlines
    TC-JJH Boeing 777-3F2ER (40792) THY Turkish Airlines
    TC-JJH Boeing 777-3F2ER Turkish Airlines
    Picture credit Paul Seymour
    TC-JRA Airbus A321-231 (2823) THY Turkish Airlines
    TC-JRG Airbus A321-231 (3283) THY Turkish Airlines
    TF-FIR Boeing 757-256 (26242) Icelandair
    TS-INN Airbus A320-212 (0793) Libyan Airlines
    VH-OQA Airbus A380-841 (014) QANTAS
    VH-OQC Airbus A380-841 (022) QANTAS
    VQ-BAX Airbus A320-214 (3778) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VQ-BED Airbus A321-211 (4074) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VQ-BIU Airbus A320-214 (4684) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VT-ALA Boeing 777-237LR (36300) Air India
    VT-ALT Boeing 777-337ER (36318) Air India
    VT-JEH Boeing 777-35RER (35166) Jet Airways
    YR-ASA Airbus A318-111 (2931) TAROM
    YR-ASB Airbus A318-111 (2955) TAROM
    YU-ANL Boeing 737-3H9 (23716) JAT Airways
    ZK-OKD Boeing 777-219ER (29401) Air New Zealand
    ZK-OKN Boeing 777-319ER (38406) Air New Zealand
    ZS-SXU Airbus A330-243 (1271) South African Airways

    Sunday, 2 December 2012

    01/12/12 - Kemble - Brize Norton - Oxford - Birmingham - NEC Flying Show

    StuC had a day out.

    Kemble

    9M-MMI Boeing 737-4H6 (27096)
    9M-MMI
    B-5091 Boeing 737-705 (29091)
    B-5091
    B-5092 Boeing 737-705 (29092)
    B-5092
    B-HOT Boeing 747-467 (24851)
    B-HOX Boeing 747-467 (24955)
    B-HUD Boeing 747-467 (25874)
    EI-OZB Airbus A300B4-103F (184)
    EI-OZC Airbus A300B4-103F (189)
    EI-OZI Airbus A300B4-203F (219)
    G-AXIA Beagle B121 Pup 100 (B078)
    G-AZWS Piper PA-28R-180 (28R-30749)
    G-BBXW Piper PA-28-151 (28-7415050)
    G-BCUS Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog 122 (373)
    G-BHAD Cessna A.152 (A152-0807)
    G-BHOZ Socata TB-9 (84)
    G-BLWY Robin R2160 Alpha Sport (176)
    G-BOVS Cessna 150M (150-78663) Fire Service
    G-BOVS
    G-BPPF Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0578)
    G-BVWD British Aerospace RJ85 (E2253)
    G-BZAZ British Aerospace RJ100 (E3369)
    G-CBXN Robinson R22 (3385)
    G-CBXN
    G-CEWK Cessna 172S (172S-8294)
    G-CEWK
    G-CFZM British Aerospace RJ85 (E2299)
    G-CGXS British Aerospace RJ85 (E2269)
    G-CGYR British Aerospace RJ85 (E2273)
    G-CGYU British Aerospace RJ85 (E2275)
    G-CGZB British Aerospace RJ85 (E2288)
    G-CHFE British Aerospace RJ85 (E2294)
    G-CHGE Evektor EV-97 (3935)
    G-CHHA British Aerospace RJ85 (E2295)
    G-CHIN British Aerospace RJ85 (E2296)
    G-CWFS Tecnam P.2002 Sierra (077)
    G-ELUE Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916484)
    G-ISCD Czech Sport Aircraft SportCruiser (10SC297)
    G-KEJY Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (2004-2017)
    G-MALA Piper PA-28-181 (28-8190055)
    G-MKCA Boeing 747-2B5BF (22482)
    G-MKGA Boeing 747-2R7F (21650)
    G-SNUZ Piper PA-28-161 (28-8416021)
    G-TSKY Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B010)
    G-UIMB Guimbal G-2 Cabri (1028)
    G-VICC Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916317)
    G-WAGS Robinson R44 (10891)
    G-WAGS
    G-ZAPO British Aerospace 146-200QC (E2176)
    N19CU Hawker-Siddeley Dominie T.1 (25048)
    N19EK Hawker-Siddeley Dominie T.1 (25076)
    N19UG Hawker-Siddeley Dominie T.1 (25050)
    N19XY Hawker-Siddeley Dominie T.1 (25055)
    N25AG Lockheed Jetstar 2 (5202) Aircraft Salvage International
    N354AC British Aerospace RJ85 (E2256)
    N355AC British Aerospace RJ85 (E2293)
    OE-LNN Boeing 737-7Z9 (30418)
    OE-LNO Boeing 737-7Z9 (30419)
    OH-SAK British Aerospace RJ85 (E2389)
    OO-DJZ British Aerospace RJ85 (E2305)
    VN-A190 Boeing 737-4H6 (27383)
    VN-A190
    VN-A191 Boeing 737-4H6 (27306)
    VN-A191
    VP-CMN Boeing 727-46 (19282) ..fuselage in hangar

    Brize Norton - unfortunately the Australian A330 had already left and there was no sign of the other one, EC-333

    N783SA Boeing 747-281F (23919) Southern Air
    and lots of RAF transports

    Oxford

    D-EAWW Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7837199)
    EC-KPP Dassault Falcon 100 (209)
    G-AYEE Piper PA-28-180 (28-5813)
    G-BCGN Piper PA-28-140 (28-7425323)
    G-BCVY Piper PA-34-200T (34-7570022) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-BEAG Piper PA-34-200T (34-7670204) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-BEJV Piper PA-34-200T (34-7770062) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-BHFH Piper PA-34-200T (34-7970482) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-BHYG Piper PA-34-200T (34-8070235) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-BOWE Piper PA-34-200T (34-7870405) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-BTRY Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116190) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-BWTD Zlin Z.242L (0698) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-BYJS Socata TB-20 (1875)
    G-CDDA Socata TB-20 (1860) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-CDDT Socata TB-20 (1858) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-DATG Reims-Cessna F.182P (0013)
    G-ELDR Piper PA-32-260 (32-7400027)
    G-FIAT Piper PA-28-140 (28-7425162)
    G-GIPC Piper PA-32R-301 (32R-8313005)
    G-GOAC Piper PA-34-200T (34-7770007) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-HTRL Piper PA-34-220T (34-8333061) Air Medical
    G-MPLD Cessna 182T (182-81788) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-MUNI Mooney M.20J 205 (24-3118)
    G-OBBO Cessna 182S (182-80534)
    G-OXLS Cessna 560 (560-5675)
    G-ROUS Piper PA-34-200T (34-7870187) Oxford Aviation Academy
    G-RSXL Cessna 560 (560-5699) Corporate
    N209DW Neico Lancair LC-41-550FG (41504) Private
    N447EQ Cirrus Design SR-22 (3415) Private
    OE-FMZ Cessna 510 (510-0116) Corporate
    VP-CRR Bombardier Challenger 601-3A (5129) Hangar 8

    Birmingham - quick look from the Elmdon side

    A6-EBE Boeing 777-36NER (32788) Emirates Airlines
    EC-GXJ Swearingen SA.226TC Metro II (TC-374) Flightline
    G-BOIX Cessna 172N (172-71206)
    G-BTPG British Aerospace ATPF (2014) Atlantic Airlines
    G-CGNP Embraer EMB-500 Phenom (50000146) Flairjet
    G-CGTL Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (LAA 330A-15038)
    G-ECOJ de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4229) Flybe
    G-FBEJ Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000155) Flybe
    G-FBJC Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000328) Flybe
    G-NUKA Piper PA-28-181 (28-8290134)
    G-NWFG Cessna 172P (172-74192)
    G-ONUN Van's RV-6A (PFA 181-12976)
    G-RAJJ British Aerospace 146-200 (E2108) Cello Aviation
    G-TWOP Cessna 525A (525A-0397)
    N556TT Gulfstream G550 (5056)
    VP-BGX Boeing 747-346 (24156) Transaero Airlines

    Birmingham NEC - The Flying Show

    G-BWUP Europa Europa (PFA 247-12703) ..fuselage only with UL Power 260I engine
    G-BWUP
    G-BXPL Piper PA-28-140 (28-24560) ..cockpit simulator
    G-BXPL
    G-CGJI Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/582)
    G-CGJI
    G-CGSD Magni M-16C Tandem Trainer (16-10-6084)
    G-CGSD
    (G-CGVR)/"G-CGRV" Flight Design CTLS (F-11-02-14) ..incorrectly marked
    G-CGVR
    G-CGYX AutoGyro Europe Cavalon (RSUK/CVLN/001/V00087) ..the a/c marked as "G-CGXY" last year was not this one, but an unknown D- example, probably D-MCAV
    G-CGYX
    G-CGZL Flylight Airsports Motor Floater (MF006)
    G-CGZL
    G-CHGA P & M Aviation Quik (8603)
    G-CHGA
    G-CHMW Evektor EV-97 (LAA 315B-15158)
    G-CHMW
    G-CHZO/LZ Schleicher ASW-27 (27018)
    G-CHZO
    G-CLDS AutoGyro Europe Calidus (RSUK/CALS/001)
    G-CLDS
    G-ETUG Aeropro Eurofox (LAA 376-15147)
    G-ETUG
    G-FESS Solar Wings Pegasus (7840)
    G-FESS
    G-IGLL AutoGyro Europe MTOsport (RSUK/MTOS/037)
    G-IGLL
    G-IRED Ikarus Comco C-42 (1207-7210)
    G-IRED
    G-MAGN Magni M-24C Orion (24-12-7494) ..registered 21/12/12
    G-MAGN
    (G-MTHT) CFM Shadow CD (058)
    G-MTHT
    G-MVCF Mainair Gemini (673-788-6)
    G-MVCF
    (G-MWVN) Mainair Gemini Flash IIA trike (850-0891-7-W644)
    G-MWVN
    G-OLSA Aerostyle Breezer (014LSA)
    G-OLSA
    G-PLSR P & M Aviation PulsR (8607)
    G-PLSR
    G-SONX Sonex Home Build (LAA 337-14776)
    G-SONX
    G-TLAC Light Aircraft Co Sherwood Ranger (PFA 237B-13895)
    G-TLAC
    unregistered Aerochute Ind Hummerchute trike (436) ..registered G-CHWK on 29/01/13
    Hummerchute
    unregistered Bristell NG5 (38) ..fuselage only
    Bristell NG5
    unregistered Cosmik Super Chaser trike (unknown)
    Cosmik
    unregistered Flylight Dragon Chaser (DF084)
    Dragon Chaser
    (G-TIAC) Light Aircraft Co Sherwood Ranger XP (XP36/LAA 237A-14949) ..frame only
    Sherwood Ranger
    (G-MBTG)/"G-SIMU" Mainair Blade trike (064 19482) ..flex wing simulator
    Flexwing Sim
    unregistered McIntyre Airglow (unknown) ..human powered aircraft
    Airglow
    unregistered P&M Aviation Ace Magic Cyclone trike (AM159)
    Magic AM157
    unregistered Pioneer 300 (317/LAA 330A-15155) ..fuselage only
    Pioneer
    unregistered Rans S6 Coyote (1010 1939/LAA 204-15096) ..under build, Ercall Wood Tech College
    Coyote
    unregistered Supermarine Spitfire Mk26b (073/LAA 324-15097) ..under build, G-ENAA reserved
    Spitfire