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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 2017:
April - Friedrichshafen Air Expo
May - EBACE Geneva, Ireland
June - UK Air Expo, Paris Air Show, Iceland
July - RIAT, Eastern Europe
August -

Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet 165887/AD-206 of VFA-106 during its display at Oshkosh 2016 (credit Matthew Blunt)

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.

Monday, 9 December 2013

06/08-December-2013 - Manchester Museums - Barton - Manchester - Warton - Blackpool - Birmingham - Heathrow

StuC & PatW had a trip up North.

Friday 6th December

Manchester Imperial War Museum North

159233/CG-33 McDonnell-Douglas AV-8A Harrier (712142)
159233
159233

Manchester Museum of Science and Industry

BAPC-6/14 Avro Triplane I (Unknown)
BAPC-6
BAPC-12/"G-ADYO/B.H.P.1" Mignet HM.14 Pou-du-Ciel (SOW.1)
BAPC-12
BAPC-98 Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka (Unknown)
BAPC-98
BAPC-175 Volmer VJ.23 Swing-Wing (DC.1)
BAPC-175
BGA1156/BQT Elliotts EoN 460 Srs.1 (EoN/S/007)
BGA1156
G-ABAA Avro 504K (H2311)
G-ABAA
G-ADAH de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6278)
G-ADAH
G-APUD Bensen B.7Mc (1)
G-APUD
G-AWZP Hawker-Siddeley Trident 3B (2317) ..nose only
G-AWZP
G-AYTA Socata MS.880B Rallye (1789)
G-AYTA
G-BLKU Colt Flame 56 SS (572)
G-BLKU
G-BYMT Solar Wings Pegasus (7549)
G-BYMT
G-EBZM Avro 594 Avian (R3/CN/160)
G-EBZM
G-MBUU Mainair Tri-Flyer (053-2182) ..pod stored on balcony
G-MBUU
G-MJXE Mainair Tri-Flyer (102-131082)
G-MJXE
MT847/XA-H Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIVe (6S/643779)
MT847
WG763 English Electric Lightning P.1A (95003)
WG763
WR960/60 Avro Shackleton AEW.2 (unknown)
WR960
WZ736 Avro 707A (unknown)
WZ736
XG454 Bristol Belvedere HC.1 (13349)
XG454
unmarked Avro Type F replica (Unknown)
Avro Type F
unmarked Cody Man-Lifting Kite (Unknown)
Cody Kite

Barton

D-EARY Focke-Wulf FWP-149D (057)
D-EARY
G-AJEE Auster J/1 (2309)
G-AJEE
G-AJKB Luscombe 8E (3058)
G-APUY Druine D.31 Turbulent (PFA 509)
G-APUY
G-AREV Piper PA-22-160 (22-6540)
G-AREV
G-ASHX Piper PA-28-180 (28-1266)
G-AVER Reims-Cessna F.150G (0206)
G-AVER
G-AWPU Reims-Cessna F.150J (0411)
G-AWPU
G-AWVA Reims-Cessna F.172H (0597)
G-AYEF Piper PA-28-180 (28-5815)
G-AYEF
G-AYGC Reims-Cessna F.150K (0556)
G-AYGC
G-AYGX Reims-Cessna FR.172G (0208)
G-AYGX
G-AZGF Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B076)
G-AZGF
G-AZPF Sportavia RF-5 (5001)
G-AZPF
G-BCPG Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-35705)
G-BCPG
G-BEYW Taylor JT.1 Monoplane (PFA 055-10279)
G-BEYW
G-BEZZ Jodel D.112 (397)
G-BEZZ
G-BFHP Champion 7GCA (114)
G-BFHP
G-BITM Reims-Cessna F.172P (2046)
G-BKAZ Cessna 152 (152-82832)
G-BLDK Robinson R22 (0139)
G-BNTP Cessna 172N (172-72030)
G-BNTP
G-BOIL Cessna 172N (172-71301)
G-BOIL
G-BOPT Grob G.115A (8046)
G-BOPT
G-BOPU Grob G.115A (8059)
G-BOPU
G-BPVA Cessna 172F (172-52286)
G-BPVA
G-BSTZ Piper PA-28-140 (28-7725153)
G-BSTZ
G-BTNV Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816590)
G-BTNV
G-BTRS Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116004)
G-BTRT Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7535270)
G-BUZB Aero Designs Pulsar XP (PFA 202-12312)
G-BUZB
G-BXLT Socata TB-200 (1457)
G-BXZA Piper PA-38-112 (38-79A0864)
G-BXZA
G-BZGO Robinson R44 (0757)
G-CCDX Evektor EV-97 (PFA 315-14013)
G-CCDX
G-CCJL/PV303/ON-B Supermarine Aircraft Spitfire Mk.26 (PFA 324-14053)
G-CCJL
G-CCMS P & M Aviation Pegasus (7997)
G-CCXZ P & M Aviation Pegasus (8038)
G-CDAP Evektor SportStar (2004-2114)
G-CDKO I.C.P. MXP-740 Savannah (BMAA/HB/402)
G-CDKO
G-CDOM P & M Aviation Quik (8118)
G-CDZG Ikarus Comco C-42 (0604-6808)
G-CDZG
G-CEAK Ikarus Comco C-42 (0606-6826)
G-CEAK
G-CEHV Ikarus Comco C-42 (0610-6854)
G-CEHV
G-CENE Flight Design CTSW (07-03-20)
G-CEVG P & M Aviation Quik (8319)
G-CFLM P & M Aviation Quik (8399)
G-CGIZ Flight Design CTSW (09-12-08)
G-CGIZ
G-CGVD Van's RV-12 (LAA 363-15005)
G-CGVT Evektor EV-97 (3402)
G-CGVT
G-CLEG Flight Design CTSW (07-02-13)
G-CONA Flight Design CTLS (F-09-02-13)
G-CONA
G-CWIC P & M Aviation Pegasus (8067)
G-DOIG Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (LAA 338-14859)
G-EMHC Agusta A-109E (11721) East Midlands Helicopters
G-GFIB Reims-Cessna F.152 (1556)
G-HADD P & M Aviation Quik (8510)
G-HALC Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7335042)
G-HALC
G-HINZ Jabiru SK (PFA 274-13441)
G-HINZ
G-ISHA Piper PA-28-161 (2842211)
G-JFWI Reims-Cessna F.172N (1622)
G-JFWI
G-JODL SAN Jodel DR.1050M1 (99)
G-JODL
G-LACB Piper PA-28-161 (28-8216035)
G-LCMW TL Ultralight TL-2000 (LAA 347-14787)
G-LOTY P & M Aviation Quik (8656)
G-LYFA Yakovlev Yak-52 (822608)
G-MHGS Stoddard-Hamilton GlaStar (PFA 295-13473)
G-MOLA Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (3937)
G-MOSA/HY22 Morane-Saulnier MS.317 (351)
G-MTKA Thruster TST Mk.1 (867-TST-021)
G-MTKA
G-MWWD Murphy RenegadeSpirit UK (PFA 188-11719)
G-MWWD
G-MYBM Tennessee Eng. & Manufacturing MiniMax (PFA 186-12212)
G-MYBM
G-MYKZ Tennessee Eng. & Manufacturing MiniMax (PFA 186-11841)
G-NWAE Eurocopter EC135T2 (0312) North West Air Ambulance
G-NWAE
G-NWEM Eurocopter EC135T2 (0270) North West Air Ambulance
G-NWEM
G-OFDT P & M Aviation Quik (8320)
G-OONZ P & M Aviation Quik (8539)
G-PLAN Reims-Cessna F.150L (1066)
G-PLAN
G-RACO Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7535300)
G-SGSE Piper PA-28-181 (28-7890332)
G-SGSE
G-SKIE Steen Skybolt (AACA/357)
G-SKIE
G-TIFG Ikarus Comco C-42 (1009-7119)
G-XJJM P & M Aviation Quik (8306)
G-ZVKO Zivko Edge360 (1)
G-ZVKO

Manchester - 14:10-15:45

A6-EEN Airbus A380-861 (135) Emirates Airlines
A6-EYJ Airbus A330-243 (737) Etihad Airways
A7-ACI Airbus A330-202 (746) Qatar Airways
AP-BID Boeing 777-340ER (33780) Pakistan International Airlines
D-ACNI Canadair Regional-Jet 900 (15248) Lufthansa Regional
D-AIQS Airbus A320-211 (0401) Lufthansa
EI-DVI Airbus A320-214 (3501) Aer Lingus
EI-EKK Boeing 737-8AS (38500) Ryanair
EI-ENS Boeing 737-8AS (40307) Ryanair
EI-EZW Airbus A320-214 (1983) Virgin Atlantic
F-GTAZ Airbus A321-212 (4901) Air France
G-CELF Boeing 737-377 (24302) Jet 2
G-CELJ Boeing 737-330 (23529) Jet 2
G-ECOF de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4216) Flybe
G-EOMA Airbus A330-243 (265) Monarch Airlines
G-EUXH Airbus A321-231 (2363) British Airways
G-EZTK Airbus A320-214 (3991) EasyJet
G-EZWA Airbus A320-214 (5201) EasyJet
G-GDFC Boeing 737-8K2 (28375) Jet 2
G-GDFH Boeing 737-3Y5 (25615) Jet 2
G-GDFJ Boeing 737-804 (28229) Jet 2
G-JEDM de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4077) Flybe
G-JEDT de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4088) Flybe
G-MRJK Airbus A320-214 (1081) Monarch Airlines
G-NIKO Airbus A321-211 (1250) Thomas Cook Airlines
G-OZBF Airbus A321-231 (1763) Monarch Airlines
G-OZBM Airbus A321-231 (1045) Monarch Airlines
G-OZBU Airbus A321-231 (3575) Monarch Airlines
G-TAWN Boeing 737-8K5 (37251) Thomson Airways
G-TUIC Boeing 787-8 (34424) Thomson Airways
LN-DYN Boeing 737-8JP (39006) Norwegian Air Shuttle
PH-BGA Boeing 737-8K2 (37593) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
SU-GCN Boeing 737-866 (35559) EgyptAir

Saturday 7th December

Warton 967 Sqn ATC

WT520 English Electric Canberra PR.7 (71413) forward fuselage only
WT520

Next was an arranged visit to BAE Warton, no posting allowed.

Blackpool

G-ANWB de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0987)
G-ANWB
G-APTY Beech G35 Bonanza (D-4789)
G-AVUS Piper PA-28-140 (28-24065)
G-AVUS
G-AXDK Robin DR.315 (378)
G-AXDK
G-AXSW Reims-Cessna FA.150K (0003)
G-AYMK Piper PA-28-140 (28-26772)
G-BAKH Piper PA-28-140 (28-7325014)
G-BAMC Reims-Cessna F.150L (0892)
G-BAMC
G-BELT Reims-Cessna F.150J (0409)
G-BELT
G-BFLZ Beech A55 Baron (TC-220)
G-BFLZ
(G-BFSZ)/G-KBPI Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816468)
G-BGHM Robin R.1180T (227)
G-BGHM
G-BHFI Reims-Cessna F.152 (1685)
G-BJWW Reims-Cessna F.172P (2148)
G-BJWW
G-BNOJ Piper PA-28-161 (2816018)
G-BNOP Piper PA-28-161 (2816027)
G-BNOP
G-BNYO Beech 76 Duchess (ME-78) Multiflight
G-BRBW Piper PA-28-140 (28-7425153)
G-BRBW
G-BRPY Piper PA-15 (15-141)
G-BRUD Piper PA-28-181 (28-8390010)
G-BRZS Cessna 172P (172-75004)
G-BRZS Cessna 172P (172-75004)
G-BSKW Piper PA-28-181 (2890138)
G-BSKW
G-BSOK Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816191)
G-BVGI Pereira Osprey II (PFA 070-10536)
G-BWFM Yakovlev Yak-50 (781208)
G-BWFM
G-BWHI/WK624 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0637)
G-BXIA/WB615/E de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0056)
G-BXIA
G-BXOU Robin DR.360 (312)
G-BXOU
G-BXYO Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-8018046)
G-BXYO
G-BZGB/WZ872/E de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0905)
G-BZGB
G-CCYG Robinson R44 (10424)
G-CIBM Van's RV-8 (LAA 303-15083)
G-DAKM Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.222)
G-DAWG/XX522/06 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (208)
G-DOLI Cirrus Design SR-20 (2009)
G-DYCE Robinson R44 (10148)
G-EELS Cessna 208B (208B-0619)
G-ENEA Cessna 182P (182-60895)
G-ENEA
G-FOZZ Beech A36 Bonanza (E-2788)
G-GFAA Slingsby T.67A Firefly (1994)
G-GFEY Piper PA-34-200T (34-7870343)
G-GFRA Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-8131024)
G-IBED Robinson R22 (0500)
G-IOMC Raytheon 390 Premier (RB-209)
G-JEMA British Aerospace ATP (2028) stored
G-LFSJ Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916536)
G-LFSJ
G-NWAA Eurocopter EC135T2 (0427) North West Air Ambulance
G-OGGM Cirrus Design SR-22 (1382)
G-OMHC Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918105)
G-OOGS Grumman-American GA-7 (GA7-0105)
G-OOGS
G-OOMC Raytheon 390 Premier (RB-146)
G-OSJF Piper PA-23-250 (27-8054041)
G-OWFS Cessna A.152 (A152-0805)
G-REDG Eurocopter AS.365N3 (6907) Bond Offshore Helicopters
G-RSWW Robinson R22 (1775)
G-SBAE Reims-Cessna F.172P (2200)
G-SBAE
G-TBZO Socata TB-20 (444)
G-UANT Piper PA-28-140 (28-7325568)
G-UANT
G-UFLY Reims-Cessna F.150H (0264)
G-WCEI Socata MS.894E Rallye (12141)
M-YMCM Bell Helicopters 429 (57107)
M-YTOY Embraer EMB-500 Phenom (50000112)
N10522 Piper PA-46-350P (4636398)
N947AC Cirrus Design SR-22 (2020)
unmarked Piper PA-28 (unknown) bare metal fuselage
PA-28
and an old wing from Piper PA-34-200T G-BRXO

Birmingham

A6-EBD Boeing 777-31HER (33501) Emirates Airlines
AP-BGJ Boeing 777-240ER (33775) Pakistan International Airlines
D-ABIB Boeing 737-530 (24816) Lufthansa
D-ABMU Boeing 737-86J (39384) Air Berlin
D-AEBB Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000316) Lufthansa Regional
D-AEBE Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000350) Lufthansa Regional
D-AIQE Airbus A320-211 (0209) Lufthansa
EI-CBK Aerospatiale ATR 42-312 (199) Aer Lingus Regional
EI-DYH Boeing 737-8AS (36570) Ryanair
EI-EGB Boeing 737-8AS (38491) Ryanair
EI-EPG Boeing 737-8AS (34985) Ryanair
EI-EPH Boeing 737-8AS (40311) Ryanair
EI-EST Boeing 737-8AS (34994) Ryanair
EI-ESW Boeing 737-8AS (34997) Ryanair
EI-ESX Boeing 737-8AS (34998) Ryanair
EI-ESY Boeing 737-8AS (34999) Ryanair
EI-EVB Boeing 737-8AS (34982) Ryanair
EI-EVL Boeing 737-8AS (40299) Ryanair
EI-EVN Boeing 737-8AS (40294) Ryanair
EI-EVX Boeing 737-8AS (40317) Ryanair
EI-EVZ Boeing 737-8AS (40316) Ryanair
EI-FAU Aerospatiale ATR 72-600 (1098) Aer Lingus Regional
EI-FAV Aerospatiale ATR 72-600 (1105) Aer Lingus Regional
EI-REM Aerospatiale ATR 72-212A (760) Aer Lingus Regional
F-GUGB Airbus A318-111 (2059) Air France
G-BYAW Boeing 757-204 (27234) Thomson Airways
G-ECOE de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4212) Flybe
G-FBEB Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000057) Flybe
G-FBEC Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000069) Flybe
G-FBEN Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000213) Flybe
G-FBJA Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000326) Flybe
G-FBJB Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000327) Flybe
G-FBJD Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000329) Flybe
G-FLBA de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4253) Flybe
G-FLBC de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4257) Flybe
G-JECK de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4113) Flybe
G-JECP de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4136) Flybe
G-OZBG Airbus A321-231 (1941) Monarch Airlines
G-OZBK Airbus A320-214 (1370) Monarch Airlines
G-POLA Eurocopter EC135P2+ (0877) West Midlands Police Air Operations Unit
G-RAJJ British Aerospace 146-200 (E2108) Cello Aviation
G-RJXE Embraer ERJ-145EP (145245) bmi Regional
G-TCBB Boeing 757-236 (29945) Thomas Cook Airlines
G-YPRS Cessna 550 (550-0935) Executive Aviation Services
G-ZBAD Airbus A321-231 (5582) Monarch Airlines
G-ZBAF Airbus A321-231 (2730) Monarch Airlines
N350PB Piper PA-31-350 (31-8252028) Corporate
PH-BGF Boeing 737-7K2 (30365) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
PH-BGP Boeing 737-7BK (38127) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
TC-JHO Boeing 737-8F2 (40987) THY Turkish Airlines
VT-ANG Boeing 787-8 (36275) Air India

Sunday 8th December

Heathrow - my highlights only

4K-AZ78 Airbus A320-214 (2853) Azerbaijan Airlines
9V-SWV Boeing 777-312ER (42236) Singapore Airlines
A6-EEI Airbus A380-861 (123) Emirates Airlines
A6-ETR Boeing 777-3FXER (41701) Etihad Airways
B-2031 Boeing 777-39LER (38670) Air China
B-2727 Boeing 787-8 (34925) China Southern Airlines
B-KPQ Boeing 777-367ER (36162) Cathay Pacific Airways
EC-LYF Airbus A330-343E (1438) Hainan Airlines
HL8208 Boeing 777-3B5ER (37645) Korean Air
HZ-AK20 Boeing 777-368ER (41058) Saudi Arabian Airlines
OD-MED Airbus A330-243 (926) Middle East Airlines
OY-KAY Airbus A320-232 (2856) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
RP-C7773 Boeing 777-3F6ER (38718) Philippine Airlines
V8-DLA Boeing 787-8 (34785) Royal Brunei Airlines