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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.

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    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: N104AZ Van's RV-10 (41226) at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016

    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:
    1st Dec - 604 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Van's page
    2nd Dec - 105 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Cirrus page
    4th Dec - 192 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Biz & Twins page
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    16th Dec - 58 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Exhibition page for the Ultralight Exhibition and Balloon Night Glow

    Friday, 27 September 2013

    24-26/09/13 - Damyns Hall - Helitech - Thurrock - Mildenhall

    StuC's trip to Helitech.

    24/09/13

    Damyns Hall - 11:20-15:30

    G-AYBR Jodel D.112 (1259)
    G-BSRH Pitts S-1C Special (LS-2)
    G-CBGW Thruster T600N 450JAB (0121-T600N-058)
    G-CBGW
    G-CBHP Corby CJ-1 Starlet (PFA 134-12498)
    G-CBSV Bensen B.8MR (PFA G/01A-1314)
    G-CCKO P & M Aviation Pegasus (7982)
    G-CDAA P & M Aviation Pegasus (8069)
    G-CDFK Jabiru SP (PFA 274A-14144)
    G-CDFK
    G-CDKP Jabiru UL (0636)
    G-CECG Jabiru UL (0661)
    G-CECG
    G-CEKD Flight Design CTSW (06-11-05)
    G-CEKD
    G-CEPL/P9398/KL-B Supermarine Aircraft Spitfire Mk.26 (PFA 324-14507)
    G-CEVU I.C.P. MXP-740 Savannah (BMAA/HB/552)
    G-CFIO Cessna 172S (172S-9079)
    G-CFIO
    G-CGBM Flight Design CTSW (09-06-06)
    G-CGBM
    G-ICDM Jabiru UL (PFA 274A-14436)
    G-ICDM
    G-JABE Jabiru UL (0657)
    G-JMAL Jabiru UL (0669)
    G-JMAL
    G-LEXX Van's RV-8 (PFA 303-13896)
    G-LUBY Jabiru J430 (PFA 336-14605)
    G-LUBY
    G-MVJP Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQ-0118)
    G-MTFG AMF Chevvron 2-32C (CH.004) overflight from local strip
    G-MYSW Solar Wings Pegasus (6834)
    G-MZEE Solar Wings Pegasus (7245)
    G-NEMO Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/158)
    G-OMSA Flight Design CTSW (D-09-10-07)
    G-OMSA
    G-OOFE Thruster T600N 450 (0036-T600N-087)
    G-ORCA Van's RV-4 (PFA 181-12924)
    G-PLAR Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14459)
    G-ROCO Aviasud Sirocco (09/001)
    G-RVEI Van's RV-8 (LAA 303-14961)
    G-RVGA Van's RV-6A (PFA 181-13079)
    G-RVGA
    G-SDAT Flight Design CTSW (07-03-21)
    G-STUN TL Ultralight TL-2000 (LAA 347-14897)
    G-TTAT I.C.P. MXP-740 Savannah VG (BMAA/HB/592)
    G-TTAT
    G-UMMY Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/437)
    G-YYRO Magni M-16C (16-10-5654)
    G-ZAAP Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (PFA 338-14663)

    25/09/13

    Excel Centre Helitech 2013

    D-HADW Eurocopter EC145T-2 (20002) Eurocopter Germany
    D-HADW
    F-WGYP Eurocopter EC.130T2 (7069) Eurocopter France
    F-WGYP
    G-CHWJ Guimbal G-2 Cabri (1052)
    G-CHWJ
    "G-IRDM" Robinson R22 Beta (0736)
    G-IRDM
    G-JESP Eurocopter EC145C-2 (9570) Eurocopter UK
    G-JESP
    G-JPAL Eurocopter AS.355N (5692)
    G-JPAL
    G-LNCT McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00134) Police Aviation Services
    G-LNCT
    G-MRRR McD-D Helicopters 369E (0473E)
    G-MRRR
    G-NIPL Eurocopter AS.350B3 (7604)
    G-NIPL
    G-PERF Eurocopter EC120B (1673)
    G-PERF
    G-RIDB Bell Helicopters 429 (57105) National Grid Electricity Transmission
    G-RIDB
    G-XOIL Eurocopter AS.355N (5627) Premiair Aviation Services
    G-XOIL
    I-PTFF AgustaWestland AW189 (49005) AgustaWestland SpA
    I-PTFF
    M-YMCM Bell Helicopters 429 (47107)
    M-YMCM
    N66UK Robinson R66 (0017) Sloan Helicopters
    N66UK
    SE-HJR Guimbal G-2 (1011)
    SE-HJR
    ZR339 AgustaWestland AW101 Mk.641 (50243) AgustaWestland
    ZR339
    ZS-EOS AgustaWestland 139 (31502)
    ZS-EOS
    Eurocopter EC.175 FSM Eurocopter France
    EC175 FSM

    London City - 11:00-12:00

    CS-DXW Cessna 560 (560-5787) NetJets Europe
    D-CINS Learjet 45 (45-347) Aero Dienst
    EI-RJB British Aerospace 146-RJ85 (E2330) Cityjet
    EI-RJZ British Aerospace 146-RJ85 (E2326) Cityjet
    EI-RNE Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000520) Alitalia Cityliner
    G-BWIR Dornier Do.328-110 (3023) Suckling Airways
    G-BYMK Dornier Do.328-110 (3062) Suckling Airways
    G-EUNB Airbus A318-112 (4039) British Airways
    G-LCYD Embraer Emb-170-100LR (17000294) BA Cityflyer
    G-LCYF Embraer Emb-170-100LR (17000298) BA Cityflyer
    G-LCYG Embraer Emb-170-100LR (17000300) BA Cityflyer
    G-LCYJ Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000339) BA Cityflyer
    G-LCYK Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000343) BA Cityflyer
    G-LCYN Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000392) BA Cityflyer
    G-LCYR Embraer Emb-190-100SR (19000563) BA Cityflyer
    HB-JSM Dassault Falcon 7X (181) Jet Aviation Business Jets
    I-PBRA Dassault Falcon 50EX (339) Sirio
    LX-LGM de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4425) Luxair
    N685DC Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (232)
    OO-VLL Fokker F-50 (20144) Cityjet

    Damyns Hall - extras only

    G-ROVY Robinson R22 (2957)
    G-ROVY
    G-TRYX Enstrom 480B (5083)
    HA-LFQ Aerospatiale SA.342L Gazelle (1854)
    HA-LFQ

    Upminster Task Force Paintball

    G-OFLT Embraer Emb-110P1 Bandeirante (110211)

    Thurrock - not spotter friendly, view from adjacent bridleway

    G-ATNV Piper PA-24-260 (24-4350)
    G-ATNV
    G-AWSL Piper PA-28-180 (28-4907)
    G-AWSL
    G-AXHO Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B077)
    G-BAVB Reims-Cessna F.172M (0965)
    G-BAVB
    G-BCDY Reims-Cessna FRA.150L (0237)
    G-BEBN Cessna 177B (177-01631)
    G-BEBN
    G-BEYV Cessna T.210M (210-61583)
    G-BEZP Piper PA-32-300 (32-7740087)
    G-BEZP
    G-BFRS Reims-Cessna F.172N (1555)
    G-BHJF Socata TB-10 (83)
    G-BHJF
    G-BJKF Socata TB-9 (240)
    G-BOLY Cessna 172N (172-69004)
    G-BOMY Piper PA-28-161 (28-8216049)
    G-BYDV Van's RV-6 (PFA 181-13264)
    G-BZMB Piper PA-28R-201 (28R-7837144)
    G-BZMB
    G-ENOA Reims-Cessna F.172F (0138)
    G-IANC Socata TB-10 (150)
    G-KIMK Partenavia P.68B (27)
    G-RONG Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335148)
    G-RVGA Van's RV-6A (PFA 181-13079)
    G-SIXD Piper PA-32-300 (32-7140007)
    G-SIXD
    N22NN Cessna 182P (182-63497)

    26/09/13

    Mildenhall - 09:30-13:00

    58-0067 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17812) 185 ARW/174 ARS
    58-0067
    58-0104 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17849) 108 ARS
    59-1492/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17980) 100 ARW/351 ARS
    64-14854 Lockheed MC-130P Hercules (4038) 352 SOG/67 SOS
    74-1677 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4643) Afghan Air Force
    84-0110 Learjet C-21A (35-556) 86 AW
    84-0110
    87-0023 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5091) 352 SOG/7 SOS
    88-0195 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5134) 352 SOG/7 SOS
    88-1803 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5173) 352 SOG/7 SOS
    88-1803
    91-0302/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1209) 48 FW
    91-0316/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1223) 48 FW
    91-0317/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1224) 48 FW
    91-0318/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1225) 48 FW
    91-0321/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1228) 48 FW
    96-0202/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1335) 48 FW
    97-0222/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1360) 48 FW
    98-0131/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1361) 48 FW
    98-0133/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1363) 48 FW
    98-0134/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1364) 48 FW
    98-0135/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1365) 48 FW
    00-3001/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1367) 48 FW
    09-6210 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5659) 352 SOG/67 SOS
    11-0058 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1037) 352 SOG/7 SOS
    11-0058

    N272WA McDonnell-Douglas MD-11 (48437) World Airways

    Sunday, 22 September 2013

    22/09/13 - Heathrow - Luton

    Day 1 of RichTs trip to Helitech.

    Heathrow

    4K-AZ78 Airbus A320 (2853) Azerbaijan Airlines
    4K-AZ78
    4R-ALJ Airbus A330 (456) SriLankan Airlines
    5B-DCL Airbus A320 (2334) Cyprus Airways
    5N-JIC Airbus A330 (891) Arik Air
    7T-VKB Boeing 737NG (34165) Air Algerie
    9K-AMD Airbus A300 (719) Kuwait Airways
    9K-AMD
    9M-MNB Airbus A380 (081) Malaysia Airlines
    9M-MNB
    9V-SKG Airbus A380 (019) Singapore Airlines
    9V-SKT Airbus A380 (092) Singapore Airlines
    9V-SWB Boeing 777 (33377) Singapore Airlines
    A6-EDG Airbus A380 (023) Emirates
    A6-EDL Airbus A380 (046) Emirates
    A6-EDL
    A6-EDW Airbus A380 (103) Emirates
    A6-EDX Airbus A380 (105) Emirates
    A6-EHK Airbus A340 (1030) Etihad
    A6-EHK
    A7-BCL Boeing 787 (38330) Qatar Airways
    A9C-KD Airbus A330 (287) Gulf Air
    B-16709 Boeing 777 (33753) EVA Air
    B-2032 Boeing 777 (38671) Air China
    B-2732 Boeing 787 (34926) China Southern Airlines
    B-5920 Airbus A330 (1375) China Eastern Airlines
    B-5920
    B-KPL Boeing 777 (36161) Cathay Pacific Airways
    B-KQC Boeing 777 (39236) Cathay Pacific Airways
    B-KQC
    B-LIE Boeing 747 (36870) Cathay Pacific Airways
    B-LIE
    CN-RGH Boeing 737NG (36828) Royal Air Maroc
    CN-RGH
    CS-TNI Airbus A320 (0982) TAP Portugal
    D-AIBD Airbus A319 (4455) Lufthansa
    D-AIZA Airbus A320 (4097) Lufthansa
    D-AIZV Airbus A320 (5658) Lufthansa
    D-AIZV
    D-AKNK Airbus A319 (1077) GermanWings
    EC-JBA Airbus A340 (606) Iberia
    EC-JBA
    EC-JQZ Airbus A321 (2736) Iberia
    EC-LAB Airbus A320 (2761) Vueling Airlines
    EC-LRZ Airbus A319 (3700) Vueling Airlines
    EI-DTF Airbus A320 (3906) Alitalia
    EI-ETX Boeing 737NG (29359) Transaero Airlines
    EI-ETX
    EI-IXI Airbus A321 (0494) Alitalia
    F-GTAU Airbus A321 (3814) Air France
    G-BMRF Boeing 757 (24101) DHL Air
    G-BMRF
    G-XLEB Airbus A380 (121) British Airways
    HL7700 Boeing 777 (30859) Asiana Airlines
    HL8218 Boeing 777 (37649) Korean Air
    HL8218
    HZ-AKA Boeing 777 (28344) Saudia
    HZ-AKA
    I-BIXM Airbus A321 (0514) Alitalia
    J-756 Gulfstream 450 (4090) Pakistan Air Force
    JA735J Boeing 777 (32434) Japan Airlines
    JA735J
    JA785A Boeing 777 (37951) All Nippon Airways
    JA785A
    JY-AIE Airbus A330 (970) Royal Jordanian Airlines
    LN-RGF Boeing 737NG (38038) SAS
    LN-RGF
    LN-RPO Boeing 737NG (30467) SAS
    LN-RPO
    LN-RRT Boeing 737NG (28326) SAS
    N718AN Boeing 777 (41665) American Airlines
    N723AN Boeing 777 (33125) American Airlines
    N833MH Boeing 767 (29706) Delta
    OE-LBI Airbus A320 (1937) Austrian Airlines
    OE-LBI
    OO-SSA Airbus A319 (2392) Brussels Airlines
    OO-SSA
    OY-KAM Airbus A320 (2911) SAS
    OY-KAM
    OY-KAN Airbus A320 (2958) SAS
    OY-KHE McDonnell MD-82 (49604) SAS
    OY-KHE
    PH-EZU Embraer Emb190 (19000522) KLM Cityhopper
    PT-MSV Boeing 767 (40593) TAM Brasil
    PT-MUA Boeing 777 (37664) TAM Brasil
    S2-AFP Boeing 777 (40123) Biman Bangladesh Airlines
    S2-AFP
    SE-REU Boeing 737NG (33005) SAS
    SE-REU
    SE-REX Boeing 737NG (33418) SAS
    SE-REX
    SP-LLE Boeing 737 (27914) LOT Charters
    SP-LLE
    SU-GDS Airbus A330 (1143) Egypt Air
    TC-JRC Airbus A321 (2999) THY - Turkish Airlines
    TS-IMG Airbus A320 (0390) Tunisair
    TS-IMG
    VQ-BNS Airbus A330 (1264) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VT-ALK Boeing 777 (36309) Air India
    VT-ALK
    VT-ANJ Boeing 787 (36281) Air India
    VT-JEK Boeing 777 (35165) Jet Airways
    VT-JEK
    VT-JEM Boeing 777 (35162) THY - Turkish Airlines

    Luton

    A6-AAG Canadair Challenger 605 (5739) Gulf Wings
    A6-FLH Gulfstream 450 (4155) Falcon Aviation Services
    B-8028 Dassault Falcon 7X (101)
    C-FSEP Canadair Challenger 605 (5861) Image Air Charter Ltd
    CS-DKC Gulfstream 550 (5057) NetJets Europe
    D-AEAG Airbus A300 (621) European Air Transport
    D-AJOY Canadair Regional Jet (8069) Elytra Charter
    D-CGEP Gulfstream 150 (287) Windrose Air Charter
    D-FFAH Pilatus PC-12 (677) Fresena Flug GmbH
    EC-HVQ Cessna Citationjet (525-0436) Gestair Executive Jet SA
    EC-KRN Gulfstream 200 (188) Sur Aviation SL
    G-DAGS Cessna Citationjet 2 (525A0501) Air Charter Scotland Ltd
    G-EDCM Cessna Citationjet 2 (525A0213) Air Charter Scotland (Holdings) Ltd
    G-LALE Embraer Emb135 (14501017) London Executive Aviation Ltd
    G-LEAB Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0073) London Executive Aviation Ltd
    G-LEGC Embraer Emb135 (14501025) London Executive Aviation Ltd
    G-PPBA Embraer Emb135 (14501160) TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd
    G-SANL Canadair Global Express (9333) Sanctuary Aviation LLP
    G-SYNA Embraer Emb135 (14501127) London Executive Aviation Ltd
    G-THFC Embraer Emb135 (14500954) London Executive Aviation Ltd
    G-YEDC Cessna Citationjet 3 (525B0162) Air Charter Scotland Ltd
    HB-JKF Gulfstream 450 (4203) Nomad Aviation AG
    HB-VWF Cessna Citationjet (525-0650) Swiss Eagle AG
    I-SEAS Dassault Falcon 900EX (192) Servizi Aerei SpA
    LX-AMB Dassault Falcon 7X (118) Global Jet Luxembourg SA
    M-CLAB Canadair Challenger 300 (20271) Proair Charter Transport
    M-MDDE Canadair Challenger 604 (5598) Fielding Overseas Ltd
    M-SAWO Gulfstream 550 (5050) Avcon Jet AG
    M-YNNS Dassault Falcon 7X (082) NS Falcon Ltd
    M-YULI Canadair Global Express (9283) Primevalue Trading Ltd
    N282Q Gulfstream 550 (5090) GF Management Co LLC
    N36PN Grumman Gulfstream 2 (042) B&G Leasing LLC
    N448E Canadair Challenger 604 (5601) Midland Financial Co
    N452NS Gulfstream 450 (4094) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    N498YY Cessna Citationjet (525-0498) Triangle Aviation Inc Trustee
    N512TF Dassault Falcon 900EX (184) SkyPower Express Airways
    N517DW Gulfstream 550 (5417) Colleen Corp
    N605GF Canadair Challenger 605 (5766) Global Fleet 605 Inc
    N687FE Airbus A300 (873) FedEx Express
    N850PG Grumman Gulfstream 3 (445) Skybird USA Inc
    N94924 Gulfstream 550 (5255) 94924 LLC
    OE-FHA Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0081) GlobeAir AG
    OE-FZA Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0144) GlobeAir AG
    OE-INC Canadair Global 5000 (9168) Global Jet Austria GmbH
    OE-ISA Canadair Regional Jet (8043) Avcon Jet AG
    P4-AEG Embraer Emb135 (14501111) AEG Air
    P4-IKF Dassault Falcon 2000 (227) Ikaros Aviation AVV
    VH-JGB Embraer ERJ-135LR (145728)
    VH-LAW Canadair Global Express (9299) Walker Air Services Pty Ltd
    VP-BGT Canadair Challenger 605 (5876)
    VP-BHR Grumman Gulfstream 3 (346) Saudi Oger - Aviation Dept
    VP-BNE Gulfstream 550 (5051)
    VP-BSA Gulfstream 450 (4115)
    VP-CAQ Boeing 737 (22431) Jet Connections Ltd
    YU-SMK Cessna Citation Excel (560-5641) Prince Aviation