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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, Antalya/Istanbul, Finnish AF show, Sliac show

    Header Picture: JY-BAB Boeing 787-8 (35319) at Heathrow on 22/01/17

    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
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    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

    Friday, 15 March 2013

    15/01/13 - Staverton - Cheltenham Racecourse - Kemble

    StuC, RichT and MattB had a day out to the races.

    Staverton - 10:10-11:30

    D-IPCH Cessna 525A (525A-0347)
    D-IPCH
    EI-DMG Cessna 441 (441-0165)
    G-BAUI Piper PA-23-250 (27-4335) Instructional Airframe
    G-BEVG Piper PA-34-200T (34-7570060)
    G-BHCC Cessna 172M (172-66711)
    G-BIMT Reims-Cessna FA.152 (0361)
    G-BUXS Bolkow Bo-105DBS-4 (S-41/913) Bond Air Services
    G-BWOH Piper PA-28-161 (2841061)
    G-BXUC Robinson R22 (0908) Rise Helicopters
    G-CDLY Cirrus Design SR-20 (1519)
    G-CGGS Robinson R44 (12967)
    (G-CHJZ) Luscombe 8E (4628) ..no tail unit
    G-CRIL Rockwell Commander 112B (521)
    G-CUDY Enstrom 480B (5087)
    G-EHAA McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00079) Medical Aviation Services
    G-EHAA
    G-EKIR Piper PA-28-161 (2841157)
    (G-GALL) Piper PA-38-112 (38-78A0025) ..bare metal
    G-GFCA Piper PA-28-161 (2841100)
    G-HCCL Beech B200GT (BY-142)
    G-ILTS Piper PA-32-300 (32-7940217)
    G-KNCG Piper PA-32-301FT (3232017)
    G-LHXL Robinson R44 (1702) Lloyd Helicopters Europe
    G-LHXL
    G-MACN Cirrus Design SR-22 (3603)
    G-MAKS Cirrus Design SR-22 (0367)
    G-MDPI Agusta A-109A-2 (7393)
    G-MSPT Eurocopter EC135T2 (0361)
    G-OHAM Robinson R44 (10743)
    G-OOMA Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116030)
    G-OPSS Cirrus Design SR-20 (1458)
    G-PCOP Beech B200 (BB-1860)
    G-RAWS Rotorway Exec (6492/6978)
    G-TEKK Tecnam P.2006T (064)
    M-TOMS Pilatus PC-12/47E (1275)
    M-TOMS
    N208AJ Cessna 208B (208B-0711) Aerodynamics
    N208AJ
    N215DS Diamond DA 40 (40.829)
    N797KK Bombardier Global Express (9290)
    N8163P Cirrus Design SR-20 (1391)
    N902SR Cirrus Design SR-22 (2356)

    Cheltenham Racecourse Heliport 12:00-15:00

    EI-LAD Robinson R-44 Raven II (10779)
    EI-LAD
    G-BLGV Bell 206B Jet Ranger II (982) Heliflight
    G-BPRI Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Ecureuil II (5181) Excel Charter
    G-BPRI
    G-CEYF Eurocopter EC.135T1 (0115) Starspeed
    G-CEYF
    G-CEYU Aerospatiale SA.365N1 Dauphin II (6298) Multiflight
    G-CEYU
    G-CGGS Robinson R-44 Raven II (12967)
    G-CGGS
    G-DPJR Sikorsky S-76B (760352) Premiair Aviation Services
    G-DPJR
    G-EMHC Agusta A.109E Power (11721) East Midlands Helicopters
    G-EMHC
    G-HBJT Eurocopter EC.155B1 Dauphin II (6807) Starspeed
    G-HBJT
    G-HCFC Agusta A.109E Power (11011) Castle Air Ltd/AgustaWestland
    G-HCFC
    G-HVER Robinson R-44 Raven II (11754)
    G-HVER
    G-HVRZ Eurocopter EC.120B Colibri (1338)
    G-HVRZ
    G-IOOZ Agusta A.109S Grand (22090)
    G-IOOZ
    G-KHCG Aerospatiale AS.355F2 Ecureuil II (5193)
    G-KHCG
    G-KLNK Eurocopter EC.135P2+ (0550)
    G-KLNK
    G-LBDC Bell 206B Jet Ranger III (3806)
    G-LCPL Aerospatiale AS.365N2 Dauphin II (6393) Starspeed
    G-LCPL
    G-LHXL Robinson R-44 Raven (1702) Lloyd Helicopters Europe
    G-MCAN Agusta A.109S Grand (22021)
    G-MCAN
    G-MDDT Robinson R-44 Raven II (11474)
    G-MDPI Agusta A.109A II (7393)
    G-MDPI
    G-NIVA Eurocopter EC.155B1 Dauphin II (6642) Capital Aviation Services
    G-OASP Aerospatiale AS.355F2 Ecureuil II (5479) Helicopter Services
    G-OASP
    G-OHCP Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Ecureuil II (5249)
    G-OHCP
    G-OMGH Robinson R-44 Raven II (10259)
    G-OMGH
    G-OPAH Eurocopter EC.135T2+ (0635)
    G-OPAH
    G-PBWR Agusta A.109S Grand (22050)
    G-PBWR
    G-SENS Eurocopter EC.135T2+ (0833) Eurocopter UK
    G-SENS
    G-SLAR Agusta A.109C (7649)
    G-SLAR
    G-SMDJ Eurocopter AS.350B2 Ecureuil  (3187)
    G-SMDJ
    G-STGR Agusta A.109S Grand (22027)
    G-STGR
    G-TOPC Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Ecureuil II (5313)
    G-TOPC
    G-TRAW Agusta A.109E Power (11084) Castle Air Ltd
    G-TRAW
    G-URSA Sikorsky S-76C (760699)
    G-URSA
    G-VGMC Eurocopter AS.355N Ecureuil II (5693)
    G-VGMC
    G-VVBA Aerospatiale AS.355F2 Ecureuil II (5463)
    G-VVBA
    G-WELY Agusta A.109E Power (11710) Titan Airways
    G-WELY
    G-WIIZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B (8111) Tiger Helicopters
    G-WIIZ
    G-WOFM Agusta A.109E Power (11678)
    G-XJCB Sikorsky S-76C++ (760616)
    G-XJCB
    G-XLLL Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Ecureuil II (5033) Excel Charter
    G-XLLL
    G-ZIPE Agusta A.109E Power (11798)
    G-ZIPE
    M-EXPL Eurocopter AS.355N Twinstar (5667)
    M-EXPL
    M-IDAS Agusta A.109E Power (11112)
    M-IDAS
    M-ONTY Sikorsky S-76C (760696)
    M-ONTY
    N109TF Agusta A.109A II (7328)
    N109TF

    Seen overhead into Staverton were:
    CS-DSB Dassault Falcon 7X (43) Netjets
    G-PROO Hawker 4000 (RC-34)

    Kemble - liners only

    Northside

    (F-GHQP) Airbus A320-211 (0337) Air France c/s
    F-GIXI Boeing 737-348F (23809) France Airpost c/s
    G-OGBD Boeing 737-3L9 (27833) bmi baby c/s
    G-ZITZ Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5135) HH Helicopters
    G-ZITZ
    (N25AG) Lockheed Jetstar 2 (5202) Aircraft Salvage International
    N25AG
    PR-MAJ Airbus A320-232 (1818)
    PR-MAJ
    TF-AMG Boeing 747-422 (25380) Air Atlanta Icelandic, Corsairfly c/s (ex F-HKIS)
    TF-AMG
    (VN-A190) Boeing 737-4H6 (27383) Jetstar Pacific c/s

    Scrapping area (Belfast apron)

    (B-HOX) Boeing 747-467 (24955) Cathay c/s
    B-5091 Boeing 737-705 (29091) Lucky Air c/s
    B-5092 Boeing 737-705 (29092) Lucky Air c/s
    OY-EDO Boeing 737-548 (25738) Rossiya c/s
    VN-A191 Boeing 737-4H6 (27306) Jetstar Pacific c/s
    VN-A191

    Southside

    (B-HOT) Boeing 747-467 (24851) Cathay c/s
    CS-TQL Airbus A340-312 (133) ex HiFly
    EI-OZI Airbus A300B4-203F (219) DHL c/s
    G-MKCA Boeing 747-2B5BF (22482) MK Airlines c/s
    G-MKGA Boeing 747-2R7F (21650) MK Airlines c/s