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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
    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

    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.

    Wednesday, 30 January 2013

    20/01/13 - Washington-Dulles - NMOAH - NASM

    The Tregears East Coast trip continues.

    Washington-Dulles - morning & evening

    A6-EWI Boeing 777 (35589) Emirates
    A7-BAJ Boeing 777 (36096) Qatar Airways
    C-FREQ BAE Jetstream 31/32 (733) Chartright Air Inc
    C-GAWR Cessna Citation Excel (560-5717) Execaire
    C-GCUL Cessna Citation X (750-0090) Canadian Utilities Ltd
    C-GMRO Learjet 45 (45-086) Chartright Air Inc
    D-ABYC Boeing 747 (37828) Lufthansa
    D-AEUK Canadair Challenger 604 (5632) Challenge Air
    EI-WFI Canadair Challenger 605 (5812) Whitney Moore
    ET-ANO Boeing 777 (40771) Ethiopian Airlines
    F-GSQA Boeing 777 (32723) Air France
    HB-JSN Dassault Falcon 7X (076) Dasnair SA
    HZ-AKE Boeing 777 (28348) Saudia
    HZ-MEJ1 Canadair Challenger 604 (5320) Mid East Jet Inc
    LN-RKM Airbus A330 (496) SAS
    N101HW Learjet 60 (60-037) RMSC Of West Palm Beach Inc
    N103CD Grumman Gulfstream 3 (418) World Heir Inc
    N108DB Gulfstream 550 (5180) Wilmington Trust Co, Trustee
    N11544 Embraer Emb145 (145557) United Express
    N12569 Embraer Emb145 (145630) United Express
    N132QS Beechjet 400 (RK-427) NetJets
    N13553 Embraer Emb145 (145585) United Express
    N135BJ Beechjet 400 (RK-135) Cas Aviation LLC
    N14920 Embraer Emb145 (145380) United Express
    N14923 Embraer Emb145 (145318) United Express
    N14959 Embraer Emb145 (145091) United Express
    N14974 Embraer Emb145 (145161) United Express
    N155SM Cessna Citation Excel (560-6058) Wilmingin Trust Co, Trustee
    N156GJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10227) United Express
    N164SL Rinaldo-Piaggio Avanti (1134) Avantair
    N16546 Embraer Emb145 (145562) United Express
    N16732 Boeing 737Ng (28948) United Airlines
    N17185 Embraer Emb145 (14500922) ExpressJet
    N1730M HS/Bae/Raytheon 125 (258583) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    N173GJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10287) United Express
    N17984 Embraer Emb145 (145246) United Express
    N18102 Embraer Emb145 (145643) United Express
    N18243 Boeing 737Ng (28806) United Airlines
    N197SL Rinaldo-Piaggio Avanti (1215) Midsouth Services Inc
    N21144 Embraer Emb145 (145741) United Express
    N226QS Dassault Falcon 2000 (126) NetJets
    N238JB Embraer Emb190 (19000039) JetBlue Airways
    N25705 Boeing 737Ng (28766) United Airlines
    N277QS Dassault Falcon 2000 (177) NetJets
    N301SG Gulfstream 150 (205) Wilmington Trust Co Trustee
    N301SL Rinaldo-Piaggio Avanti (1166) Midsouth Services Inc
    N317FE Douglas DC-10 (46835) FedEx Express
    N331BN Gulfstream 200 (230) CFS Air LLC
    N338NG DHC-8 (4338) US Airways Express
    N350QS Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0036) NetJets
    N358PH DHC-8 (506) United Express
    N362PH DHC-8 (518) United Express
    N36444 Boeing 737Ng (31643) United Airlines
    N364QS Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0062) NetJets
    N369PH DHC-8 (513) United Express
    N37427 Boeing 737Ng (37097) United Airlines
    N375QS Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0230) NetJets
    N38451 Boeing 737Ng (31646) United Airlines
    N390JK Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-039) Kelley Aviation Associates Inc
    N3QG HS/Bae/Raytheon 125 (258127) Marina District Development Co LLC
    N400J Gulfstream 4 (1330) Johnson & Johnson
    N400WD Cessna Citationjet 2 (525A0002) 400WD LLC
    N401UA Airbus A320 (0435) United Airlines
    N402SE Raytheon Hawker Horizon (RC-047) Spectra Energy Corp
    N402WN Boeing 737Ng (29814) Southwest Airlines
    N405UA Airbus A320 (0452) United Airlines
    N407UA Airbus A320 (0456) United Airlines
    N409CS Cessna Citationjet 3 (525B0050) CitationShares
    N420XJ Saab 340 (420) Silver Airways
    N42EE Canadair Challenger 601 (5008) Encore/SB Aviation LLC
    N450XX Gulfstream 450 (4062) Stephenson Air Services LLC
    N464UA Airbus A320 (1290) United Airlines
    N474UA Airbus A320 (1475) United Airlines
    N475HM HS/Bae/Raytheon 125 (258451) General American Enterprises Inc
    N487UA Airbus A320 (1669) United Airlines
    N493TM Beechjet 400 (RK-582) Aircraft Holding Co One LLC
    N500TH Beechjet 400 (RK-246) Carolina Air Transfer LLC
    N502MJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10050) United Express
    N502P Gulfstream 450 (4231) Pritzker Realty Group LLC
    N503MJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10058) United Express
    N505MJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10070) United Express
    N506KS Learjet 40 (45-2055) Wal-Mart Stores Inc
    N506UA Boeing 757 (24627) United Airlines
    N508MJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10087) United Express
    N510LL Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0074) Capital Mustang LLC
    N510MJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10101) United Express
    N511MJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10104) United Express
    N514MJ Canadair CRJ-700 (10116) United Express
    N514UA Boeing 757 (24839) United Airlines
    N519LR Canadair CRJ-700 (10260) United Express
    N521LR Canadair CRJ-700 (10261) United Express
    N528VA Airbus A319 (3445) Virgin America
    N543H Gulfstream 5 (688) Hawlett-Packard Co
    N553UA Boeing 757 (25277) United Airlines
    N564TA Airbus A321 (2862) TACA International Airlines
    N58CG Dassault Falcon 900EX (047) Corning Aviation
    N590UA Boeing 757 (28708) United Airlines
    N5956B Gulfstream 4 (1469) Oakmont Holdings LLC
    N599H Gulfstream 550 (5016) Honeywell Aircraft Leasing LLC
    N601AD Canadair Challenger 601 (5186) Cameron-Henkind Corp
    N614CZ Embraer Emb175 (17000205) Delta Connection
    N615SM Embraer Emb500 Phenom 100 (50000223) Music Square Air LLC
    N622VA Airbus A320 (2674) Virgin America
    N627CZ Embraer Emb175 (17000229) Delta Connection
    N628QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5305) NetJets
    N695QS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5293) NetJets
    N699BG Dassault Falcon 900 (082) Word Of Life Christian Center Inc
    N700MP Dassault Falcon 50 (070) JT Inc
    N728LB Gulfstream 4 (1296) IC Group LLC
    N73291 Boeing 737Ng (33454) United Airlines
    N73406 Boeing 737Ng (30123) United Airlines
    N73860 Boeing 757 (32584) United Airlines
    N753AW Beechcraft King Air 200 (BY-151) Alpha Whiskey LLC
    N75433 Boeing 737Ng (33527) United Airlines
    N75851 Boeing 757 (32810) United Airlines
    N76288 Boeing 737Ng (33451) United Airlines
    N76CS Raytheon Hawker 900XP (HA-0178) CSX Transportation Inc
    N76RP Gulfstream 550 (5334) Warner Communications Inc
    N770AZ HS/Bae/Raytheon 125 (257046) International Air Medical Services Inc
    N780SK Canadair CRJ-700 (10277) United Express
    N787AD Dassault Falcon 7X (073) Archer-Daniels-Midland Co
    N795UA Boeing 777 (26927) United Airlines
    N7TK Cessna Citation I (501-0116) Timothy Mellon
    N801SS HS/Bae/Raytheon 125 (258291) Stephen D Susman PC
    N802HK Embraer Emb145 (145066) United Express
    N802UA Airbus A319 (0690) United Airlines
    N809HK Embraer Emb145 (145187) United Express
    N818QS Cessna Citation Encore (560-0778) NetJets
    N820AS Canadair Regional Jet (7188) United Express
    N825AS Canadair Regional Jet (7207) United Express
    N825QS Cessna Citation Encore (560-0655) NetJets
    N827AS Canadair Regional Jet (7212) United Express
    N828AS Canadair Regional Jet (7213) Delta Connection
    N829AS Canadair Regional Jet (7232) Delta Connection
    N833AS Canadair Regional Jet (7246) Delta Connection
    N834AS Canadair Regional Jet (7254) Delta Connection
    N836AS Canadair Regional Jet (7263) United Express
    N836UA Airbus A319 (1460) United Airlines
    N842HK Embraer Emb145 (14500830) United Express
    N848NN Boeing 737Ng (31103) American Airlines
    N851TC Beechcraft King Air 350 (FL-510) Raytheon Aircraft Co
    N854JA Cessna Citation II (550-0920) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    N857ST Gulfstream 4 (1345) Seminole Tribe Of Florida
    N859RW Embraer Emb170 (17000082) United Express
    N8855A Canadair Regional Jet (7855) Delta Connection
    N8884E Canadair Regional Jet (7884) Delta Connection
    N905NN Boeing 737Ng (31156) American Airlines
    N905WN Boeing 737Ng (36617) Southwest Airlines
    N908DL Douglas MD-88 (49539) Delta
    N912FJ Canadair CRJ-900 (15012) US Airways Express
    N914FJ Canadair CRJ-900 (15014) US Airways Express
    N953QS Cessna Citation X (750-0153) NetJets
    N955SE Raytheon Hawker 900XP (HA-0102) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    N983J Canadair Global Express (9072) Mark Irwin Jacobs, Trustee
    N989BJ Rinaldo-Piaggio Avanti (1152) Salamandair LLC
    N997DL Douglas MD-88 (53364) Delta
    P4-MMM Canadair Global 5000 (9430)
    PH-AOK Airbus A330 (834) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    TC-JII Airbus A340 (331) THY - Turkish Airlines
    XA-MIA Boeing 737Ng (35119) Aeromexico
    XA-MKI Gulfstream 5 (664) Servicios Aeronautics Zeta SA
    XA-VYC Learjet 45 (45-034) El Caminante Taxi Aereo SA
    ZS-AMP Canadair Global Express (9230) Aralia Trading Pty Ltd
    ZS-SXE Airbus A340 (646) South African Airways

    Washington - National Museum of American History - Price of Freedom Gallery (3 East)

    65-10091 Bell UH-1H Iroquois (5135)
    65-10091

    Washington - National Air & Space Museum Washington Mall

    Gallery 100 - Milestones of Flight

    42-108784/1 Bell XP-59A Airacomet (27-1)
    42-10874
    46-0062 Bell X-1 (1)
    6062
    56-6670 North American X-15A-1 (240-1)
    56-6670
    N328KF Scaled Composites SC.316 SpaceShip One (001)
    N328KF
    NX211 Ryan NYP (30)
    NX211

    Gallery 101 - Museum Store (shop)

    N11DR Pitts S-1S Special (JDR-2)
    N11DR

    Gallery 102 - America by Air

    (N11)/NR257Y/NC13369 Boeing 247D (1953)
    NC13369
    (N11Y)/NC11Y/12 Northrop 4A Alpha (3)
    NC11Y
    (N18124)/NC18124 Douglas DC-3-201 (2000)
    N18124
    (N2895)/C2895/21 Pitcairn PA-15 Mailwing (1)
    NC2895
    (N334AA) Douglas DC-7 (45106) ..forward fuselage
    N334AA
    (N601US) Boeing 747-151 (19778) ..front fuselage
    N601US
    N618PW Extra 260 (1)
    N618PW
    (N6853)/NC6853 Fairchild FC-2 (139)
    N9683 Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor (5-AT-39)
    N9683
    Unmarked MacCready Gossamer Condor (1)
    GOSSAMER

    Gallery 104 - Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    159 IAI RQ-2A Pioneer (Unknown)
    159
    1026 AAI Corporation RQ-7A Shadow 200 (Unknown)
    1026
    97-3034/WA General Atomics MQ-1L Predator (P-034)
    97-0034
    AV-050 AeroVironment RQ-14A Dragon Eye (AV-050)
    AV050
    Unmarked Boeing X-45A (AV-1)
    X45A
    Unmarked Northrop Grumman /Boeing RQ-3 Dark Star (AV.4)

    Gallery 105 - Golden Age of Flight - closed, but a/c visible

    (N14855)/NX14855 Wittman DFA (4)
    (N15840)/NC15840 Beech C17L Staggerwing (93)
    NR12269 Northrop Gamma 2B (2)
    NR258Y Hughes H-1 (1)
    NR526N Curtiss-Wright Robin J-1 (723)

    Gallery 106 - Jet Aviation

    111759 McDonnell FH-1 Phantom (11)
    111759
    44-83020/78 Lockheed XP-80 Shooting Star (140-1001)
    44-83020
    (T2-111)/500491/yellow 7 Messerschmitt Me.262A-1a Schwalbe (500491)
    500491

    Gallery 107 - Early Flight

    340/3 Bleriot XI (340)
    BLERIOTXI
    Unmarked Curtiss Pusher D Replica (1)
    2
    Unmarked Ecker Flying Boat (2)
    ECKER
    Unmarked Gallaudet Hydro Kite (Unknown)
    Unmarked Hargrave Ornithopter FSM (Unknown)
    Unmarked Langley Aerodrome No.5 (5)
    HARGRAVE
    Hargrave lower foreground, Langley top background
    Unmarked Lilienthal Normal-Segelapparat (Unknown)
    LILIENTHALGLIDER
    Unmarked Wright Military 1909 (Unknown)
    WRIGHTFLYER

    Gallery 108 - Welcome Center

    N269VA Rutan Voyager (1)
    N269VA

    Gallery 109 - How Things Fly

    unmarked Cessna 150 (unknown)
    C150
    unmarked Cessna 150 (unknown)
    C150CUTAWAY

    Gallery 110 - Looking at Earth

    (21959) Airco DH-4 (A.15101)
    21959
    56-6680 Lockheed U-2C 'Dragon Lady' (347)
    56-6680

    Gallery 203 - Sea-Air Operations

    15392/E-10 Grumman FM-1 Wildcat (401)
    15392
    54605/109 Douglas SBD-6 Dauntless (6119)
    54605
    148314/NP-681 Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (12624)
    148314
    (N9329)/9241/21 Boeing F4B-4 (1757)
    9241

    Gallery 205 - World War II Aviation

    (41-31773) Martin B-26B Marauder (41-31773)
    41-31773
    44-74939/YJ-E North American P-51D Mustang (122-41479)
    44-74939
    (FE-400)/EN474 Supermarine Spitfire F.VIIc (6S/171652)
    EN474
    (T2-130)/4340/61-131 Mitsubishi A6M5-52 Zero (4340)
    4340
    (T2-496)/white 2 Messerschmitt Bf.109G-6/R3 (160756)
    160163
    (T2-498)/MM9476/90-4 Macchi MC.202 Folgore (Unknown)
    MM9476

    Gallery 206 - Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air

    4635/18/U-10 Fokker D.VII (3533)
    U10
    D.2486/18 Pfalz D.XII (2936)
    2486
    (D.7161/17) Albatros Flugzeugwerke D.Va (2004)
    7161
    (N17501) Royal Aircraft Factory FE.8 Replica (300)
    N17501
    (N38933)/V.1817/4640 Voisin VIII (1817)
    4640
    (N8737R)/E8082/X Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe (9262C)
    E8105
    S.7689/20 SPAD XIII C1 (7689)
    7689

    Gallery 208 - Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight

    (23-1230)/2 Douglas DWC World Cruiser (146)
    23-1230
    (A6979)/A7054/3 Curtiss R3C-2 (26-33)
    A7054
    AS.64233/P253 Fokker F.IV T-2 (1800)
    AS64233
    (HB-BRA) Cameron Balloon R-650 Breitling Orbiter 3 Capsule (4380)
    (N20137)/NC20137 Taylor Brothers J/2 Cub (1937)
    NC20137
    (N277SF) Cameron Balloon R-550 Bud Light Spirit of Freedom Capsule (4384)
    NR211 Lockheed 8 Sirius (140)
    NR211
    (NR7952)/NC7952 Lockheed Vega 5B (22)
    NR7952
    Unmarked Wright EX Replica (Unknown)
    WRIGHTEX

    Gallery 209 - The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age

    Unmarked Wright 1900 Glider Replica (Unknown)
    Unmarked Wright 1902 Glider Replica (Unknown)
    Unmarked Wright Flyer 1903 (1)
    WRIGHTFLYER1

    Gallery 210 - Apollo to the Moon

    N803NA Northrop M2-F3 (NLB-101)
    NASA803

    Above staircases

    N818NA Lockheed YF-104A Starfighter (183-1007)
    N818NA
    NACA 144 Douglas D.558-II Skyrocket (6568)
    144