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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 2015:
January - WEF Zurich
April - Spain
May - Popham Microlight Fair, EBACE/Cannes, Aero/Heli Expo
June - Paris Air Show
July - RIAT
August - Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Germany
September - LAA Rally

Header Picture: Israeli Air Force Museum Hatzerim main ramp on 19/11/14 (credit StuC)

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.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

26/05/13 - Salon - Marseilles

Last day of the SWAG EBACE/France trip. Thanks to Rich for the organisation/driving as always.

Salon - 60th Anniversary of the Patrouille de France

Preserved

3/2-FA Dassault Mirage IIIC (3) ..on base
442/312-TV Fouga CM-170R Magister (442) ..on base
442
531 Fouga CM-170R Magister (531) ..on roundabout outside base
A123/7-IO SEPECAT Jaguar A (A123) ..on base

Static

85/115-LK Dassault Mirage 2000C RDI (333) French Air Force/EC 02.005
85
91/315-XH Socata TB-30 Epsilon (91) French Air Force/EPEAA 00.315
91
125/118-GD Dassault Rafale F.2C (125) French Air Force/EC 02.030
125
146/XR Socata TBM700B (146) French Air Force/ETEC 00.065
146
369/125-AG Dassault Mirage 2000N (366) French Air Force/EC 02.004
369
604/118-CF Dassault Mirage F1CR (604) French Air Force/EC 02.033
604
604 Tail
685/133-XZ Dassault Mirage 2000D (559) French Air Force/EC 03.003
685
2057/PO Aerospatiale AS.332C Super Puma (2057) French Air Force/EH 01.044
2057
5523/WF Eurocopter AS.555AN (5523) French Air Force/EH 03.067
5523
30-SL/F-JSHV Microleve Corsario (Unknown)
30-SL
67-BKF/F-JSPJ Ikarus C42 (Unknown)
67-BKF
83-AJR/F-JSOR Shark Aero Shark (003)
83-AJR
E165/F-TERE Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E (E165) French Air Force/Patrouille de France
E165
F-AZTE/"F-BBBE" Douglas C-47A-1-DL (9172) Dakota et Cie
F-AZTE
F-AZVM/62-SI Nord N.2501 Noratlas (2501-105) Le Noratlas de Provence
F-AZVM
F-AZZP/569 Fouga CM-170R Magister (569)
F-AZZP
F-GUKJ Grob G.120A-F (85044) French Air Force/E-CATS
F-GUKJ
F-HKCD Cirrus Design SR-20 (2186) French Air Force/E-CATS
F-HKCD
F-HKCI Cirrus Design SR-22 (3875) French Air Force/E-CATS
F-HKCI
HB-HZD Pilatus PC-21 (102) Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG
HB-HZD

Flightlines

05/F-TGCJ Extra 300SC (SC005) French Air Force/EPAA 20.300 / EVAA
014 CASA 295M (014) Polish Air Force
071/62-IE CASA 235-200M (C071) French Air Force/ET 03.062
120/113-IY Dassault Rafale F.2C (120) French Air Force
??? Dassault Rafale F.2C (Unknown) French Air Force
201/XM SAN Jodel D.140E (201) French Air Force/CIAM 06.312
353/125-AM Dassault Mirage 2000N (353) French Air Force/EC 03.004
366/125-BC Dassault Mirage 2000N (366) French Air Force/EC 02.004
374/125-BS Dassault Mirage 2000N (374) French Air Force/EC 02.004
366 374
467/312-JL Embraer Emb-312F Tucano (312467) Withdrawn from use
473/312-JR Embraer Emb-312F Tucano (312473) Withdrawn from use
481/312-JZ Embraer Emb-312F Tucano (312481) Withdrawn from use
511/XO SAN Jodel D.140R (511) French Air Force/CIAM 06.312 ..hangared
1055/JDM Eurocopter EC135P2 (1055) Gendarmerie
JDM
2802/SK Eurocopter EC.725R2 Caracal (2802) French Air Force/EH 01.067
2802
FA-84 General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon (6H-84) Belgian Air Component
FA-129 General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon (6H-129) Belgian Air Component
F-AZPZ/413/315-JB Fouga CM-170R Magister (413)
F-AZPZ
F-CMAX Pilatus B4-PC11AF (207)
UX Glider (Unknown) French Air Force ..hangared

Display Teams
Leaders Formation

France - Patrouille de France

E114/F-TERR/1 Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E (E114)
E114
E85/F-UGFF/9 Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E (E85)
E85
E44/F-UGRE/8 Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E (E44)
E152/F-UGRT/7 Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet E (E152)
and 5 more

France - Les Cartouches Dorées

Socata TB-30 Epsilon x3

Belgium - Red Devils

ST-03 SIAI SF-260AM (10-03)
ST-04 SIAI SF-260AM (10-04)
ST-15 SIAI SF-260AM (10-15)
ST-23 SIAI SF-260AM (10-23)
ST-27 SIAI SF-260AM (10-27)

Italy - Frecce Tricolori

Aermacchi MB-339PAN x9 coded 1-10
Frecce 1

Poland - Team Iskra

2011/1 PZL-Mielec TS-11 200SBbisD[F] (3H20-11)
2011
2009/3 PZL-Mielec TS-11 200SBbisD[F] (3H20-09)
2004/8 PZL-Mielec TS-11 200SBbisD[F] (3H20-04)
1708/4 PZL-Mielec TS-11 200SBbisD[F] (3H17-08)

Spain - Patrulla Aquila

E.25-22/79-22/1 CASA 101 Aviojet (EB01-22-022)
E.25-25/79-25/6 CASA 101 Aviojet (EB01-25-025)
E.25-62/79-17/3 CASA 101 Aviojet (EB01-62-067)
E.25-63/74-17/2 CASA 101 Aviojet (EB01-63-068)
E.25-69/79-97/5 CASA 101 Aviojet (EB01-69-075)
E.25-86/79-32/7 CASA 101 Aviojet (EB01-86-097)
E.25-87/79-29 CASA 101 Aviojet (EB01-87-101)
E.25-87
E.25-??/79-92/4 CASA 101 Aviojet (unknown)

Switzerland - Patrouille Suisse

J-3091 Northrop F-5E (L1091)
J-3091
J-3081 Northrop F-5E (L1081)
J-3082 Northrop F-5E (L1082)
J-3083 Northrop F-5E (L1083)
J-3087 Northrop F-5E (L1087)
J-3088 Northrop F-5E (L1088)

United Kingdom - Red Arrows

XX219 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312055)
XX219
XX227 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312063)
XX227
XX242 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312078)
XX264 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312100)
XX266 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312102)
XX266
XX311 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312136)
XX311
XX319 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312144)
XX322 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312147)
XX322
XX325 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312150)
XX??? British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (unknown)

Marseille - 1430-2100

4X-EAR Boeing 767-352ER (26262) El Al Israel Airlines
4X-EAR
7T-VJN Boeing 737-8D6 (30206) Air Algerie
7T-VJN
7T-VJS Boeing 737-6D6 (30210) Air Algerie
7T-VJU Boeing 737-6D6 (30211) Air Algerie
7T-VKA Boeing 737-8D6 (34164) Air Algerie
7T-VKA
CN-ROH Boeing 737-85P (33978) Royal Air Maroc
CN-ROJ Boeing 737-85P (33979) Royal Air Maroc
CS-TPL Embraer ERJ-145EP (145051) Portugalia
CS-TPL
D-ABXU Boeing 737-330 (24282) Lufthansa
D-ABXU
D-AEBL Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000507) Lufthansa Regional
D-AEBN Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000532) Lufthansa Regional
D-AEBN
D-IAAY Embraer EMB-500 Phenom (50000243)
EC-JON Cessna 550 (550-0190)
EC-JZU Canadair Regional-Jet 900 (15115) Air Nostrum
EC-JZU
EC-LNQ Aerospatiale ATR 72-201 (303) Helitt Lineas Aereas
EC-LNQ
EI-DAE Boeing 737-8AS (33545) Ryanair
EI-DAE
EI-DCG Boeing 737-8AS (33805) Ryanair
EI-DCG
EI-DCM Boeing 737-8AS (33807) Ryanair
EI-DCM
EI-DHC Boeing 737-8AS (33573) Ryanair
EI-DHC
EI-DHX Boeing 737-8AS (33585) Ryanair
EI-DHX
EI-EFE Boeing 737-8AS (37533) Ryanair
EI-ENF Boeing 737-8AS (35034) Ryanair
EI-ENF
F-GHQE Airbus A320-211 (0115) Air Corsica
F-GHQE
F-GHQG Airbus A320-211 (0155) Air France
F-GHQG
F-GKXG Airbus A320-214 (1894) Air France
F-GKXG
F-GPMA Airbus A319-113 (0598) Air France
F-GPMA
F-GPMD Airbus A319-113 (0618) Air France
F-GPMD
F-GPME Airbus A319-113 (0625) Air France
F-GPMF Airbus A319-113 (0637) Air France
F-GPYC Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (484) Airlinair
F-GPYM Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (520) HOP!
F-GPYM
F-GRHE Airbus A319-111 (1020) Air France
F-GRHE
F-GRHG Airbus A319-111 (1036) Air France
F-GRHI Airbus A319-111 (1169) Air France
F-GRHI
F-GRHJ Airbus A319-111 (1176) Air France
F-GRHT Airbus A319-111 (1449) Air France
F-GRPJ Aerospatiale ATR 72-212A (724) Air Corsica
F-GRPJ
F-GRPX Aerospatiale ATR 72-212A (734) Air Corsica
F-GRPX
F-GRXB Airbus A319-111 (1645) Air France
F-GRXB
F-GRZN Canadair Regional-Jet 700 (10264) HOP!
F-GRZN
F-GTAX Airbus A321-211 (3930) Air France
F-GXAH Airbus A319-112 (1846) Aigle Azur
F-HBMI Airbus A319-113 (0639) Aigle Azur
F-HBND Airbus A320-214 (4604) Air France
F-HBSA Airbus A320-214 (3882) Air Corsica
F-HBSA
F-HCOA Boeing 737-5L9 (28084) Air Mediterranee
F-HCZI Airbus A319-112 (4268) Aigle Azur
F-HCZI
F-HECG Cessna 510 (510-0354)
F-ZBAP Conair Firecat (567) Securite Civile
F-ZBMB Beech B200 Super King Air (BB-1379) Securite Civile
F-ZBQF Eurocopter EC145C-2 (9064) Securite Civile
G-EUUA Airbus A320-232 (1661) British Airways
G-EUUA
G-EUUS Airbus A320-232 (3301) British Airways
G-RHMS Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14501072)
G-RHMS
HB-VML Learjet 45 (45-084)
HB-VML
LX-MIK Aero Vodochody L-39C (432936) Breitling Jet Team
OO-JAQ Boeing 737-8K5 (35148) TUI Airlines Belgium
OO-JAQ
SP-HAD Airbus A320-232 (2016) Small Planet Airlines
SP-HAD
TS-IMK Airbus A319-114 (0880) Tunisair
TS-IMK
TS-IOJ Boeing 737-5H3 (27912) Tunisair
TS-IOJ
TS-IQA Airbus A321-211 (0970) Nouvelair Tunisie
TS-IQA
TS-LBE Aerospatiale ATR 72-212A (794) Tunisair Express
TS-LBE
ZS-AOL Gulfstream G550 (5343)
ZS-AOL

Eurocopter Ramp
Marseille Eurocopter

(F-WWPT) Eurocopter AS.350B-3 (7612) White/blue tail, Russian flag on tail
(F-WWXO) Eurocopter AS.350B-3 (7614) Blue/White, Russian flag on tail
(F-WZDY/E-382) Eurocopter AS.550C3 (unknown) Ecuador AF
unknown Eurocopter AS.350B-3 (7623) Grey/red
unknown Eurocopter AS.355NP (5601) Dark grey, Russian flag on tail
unknown Eurocopter AS.350 (unknown) White/red/green
unknown Eurocopter EC.130 (unknown) Primer
unknown Eurocopter EC.130 (unknown) Primer
unknown Eurocopter AS.350B (unknown) Primer
unknown Eurocopter AS.350B (unknown) Primer

OTT 

EC-LRM Airbus A320-232 (1349) Vueling Airlines
ET-APU Boeing 777-F6N (41817) Ethiopian Airlines Cargo
F-GULL Robin DR.400-180 (2475)
HB-ION Airbus A321-212 (5567) Swiss International Air Lines
HB-JVK Airbus A319-112 (1886) Helvetic Airways
I-NEOS Boeing 737-86N (32733) NEOS
LN-DYM Boeing 737-8JP (39005) Norwegian Air Shuttle
TS-INC Airbus A320-214 (1744) Nouvelair Tunisie
VQ-BOF Airbus A321-211 (0775) Ural Airlines
VQ-BOZ Airbus A321-211 (2117) Ural Airlines
VQ-BRN Airbus A321-231 (1843) Nordwind Airlines