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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 2019:
    WEF Zurich, Sun'n'Fun Florida, Air Expo Friedrichshafen, Rome, Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Sliac/Zeltweg Shows

    Header Picture: N110JY Yakovlev Yak-110 at Oshkosh on 24/07/18 (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 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
    28th Jan - Logs and 155 pics added for Zurich WEF 26-27/01/18
    29th Jan - Log and 62 pics added for Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival 28/01/18
    1st Feb - Log and pics added for South Korea's Gangneung Unification Park, 31 pics added to Zurich 27th Jan
    2nd Feb - Logs added for Zurich WEF 22-25/01/18, pics to follow
    11th Feb - 103 pics added for Longleat Balloon Safari 16/09/17
    27th Feb - 48 pics added to WEF Zurich 23/01/18
    04th Mar - 67 pics added to WEF Zurich 24/01/18
    08th Mar - 113 pics added to Tokyo-Haneda 26/05/17
    12th Mar - 81 pics added to WEF Zurich 25/01/18
    14th Mar - Logs & 69 pics added for Cheltenham HP & Gloucester 14/03/18
    26th Mar - Logs added for Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    30th Mar - 125 pics added to Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    31st Mar - 321 pics added to Japan 2017
    8th April - Logs and pics added for 03-04/04/18 - Zurich-Dubendorf-Stans-Alpnach-Emmen
    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
    31st May - Log added for EBACE Geneva
    1st-8th June - Logs added for Spain/Portugal tour
    22nd June - Logs added for Finland tour 14-17/06
    23rd June - Logs/pics added for Belarus tour 18-22/05
    24th June - Logs/pics added for Russia tour 16-23/04, log added for Old Warden Gyro Fly-in 09/06 and Charity Fly-in 23/06, pics added to BBML Inflation Day 28/04, log and pics added for Aero/Heli Expo Booker 15/06
    1st July - 110 pics added to Finland 14-15/06
    5th July - Logs added for French trip 27/06-01/07 inc Nancy Show. Logs started for Cyprus
    6th July - Logs added to Museum bar for 2018 visits to Finland, Russia and Belarus
    7th July - Log added for Yeovilton Air Day. Pics added to Luxembourg 28/07.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07
    9th August - Logs completed for Larnaca 07/18 and started for 08/18
    16th August - Logs added for Chicago and the drive North to Oshkosh.
    05/06th Sept - Logs & pics added for Sliac Air Show Tour.
    10th Sept - Log & pics added for Belgian Air Force Day, Kleine Brogel
    12th Sept - Log added for Radom Air Show 25/08/18
    16th Sept - Log and pics added for East Anglia trip 13/09/18
    17th Sept - Log & pics added for Deblin Families Day & Poland Tour 22-26/08/18
    18th Sept - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 28-29/07/18
    21st Sept - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 30/07/18
    30th Sept - Logs & pics added for Cotswold Airport Revival Show
    1st & 2nd Oct - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 31/07-01/08/18
    6th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 02/08/18
    8th Oct - Logs added for Stokes Bay US Carrier trip 07/08/18
    17th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 03/08/18
    27th Oct - Final Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 04 & 05/08/18
    7th Nov - Logs and pics added for China Aviation Museum & China Civil Aviation Museum 14/10/18
    9th Nov - Logs and pics added for trip to Gloucester, Kemble & Oaksey park
    13th Nov - Logs and pics added for museums and technical schools in Ukraine and North Korea

    Saturday, 1 March 2014

    03/14 - Africa

    An exotic log from our African Correspondent.

    28/02/14 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

    CN-RGA Boeing 747-428 (25629) Royal Air Maroc
    CN-ROW Boeing 767-343ER (30008) Royal Air Maroc
    OO-SFO Airbus A330-301 (045) Brussels Airlines
    TU-TSA Airbus A319-115LR (2213) Air Cote d'Ivoire

    01/03/14 - Takoradi, Ghana

    9G-AHW Sud-Est SE.3160 Alouette III (1510)
    9G-NHG Eurocopter AS-365N3 Dauphin 2 (6881) NHV Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    9G-NHH Eurocopter AS-365N3 Dauphin 2 (6891) NHV Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    EC-LYJ ATR 72-212A (468) Antrak Air Ghana
    G952 Aero L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu
    G953 Aero L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu
    G953
    G954 Aero L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu
    G954
    G955 Aero L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force, Preserved at gate
    G955
    G956 Aero L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu
    G956
    G957 Aero L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu
    Delfins
    G958 Aero L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu
    G958
    G961 Aero L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu
    N??? Sikorsky S-76C++ (unknown) PHI Inc
    N??? Sikorsky S-76C++ (unknown) PHI Inc
    N??? Sikorsky S-76C++ (unknown) PHI Inc
    OO-NHD Eurocopter AS-365N3 Dauphin 2 (6831) NHV Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHN Eurocopter AS-365N3 Dauphin 2 (6783) NHV Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHY Eurocopter AS-365N3 Dauphin 2 (6754) NHV Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    ZS-OYK Beech 1900D (UE318) Solenta Aviation

    01/03/14 - Accra, Ghana

    EC-KAD ATR 72-102 (171) Antrak Air Ghana
    EC-LYJ ATR 72-212A (468) Antrak Air Ghana
    (5N-AEL) Piper PA-31-310 Navajo (unknown) wfu and being broken up
    5N-BGZ Piper PA-23-250 Aztec D (27-4155) Africa Contracts and Equipment/MishAviation
    5N-MJC Boeing 737-7BD/W (33932) Arik Air
    9G-ABF Lockheed L-1329 Jetstar 2 (5217) Xenel Industries
    9G-AEM Bell 222UT (47522) West African Helicopters
    9G-AEU Embraer ERJ-145LI (14500996) Africa World Airlines
    9G-AFB Embraer ERJ-145LI (14501059) Africa World Airlines
    (9G-AXC) Douglas DC-8-63/F (45999) Meridian Airways, stored
    (9G-AXD) Douglas DC-8-63/F (45927) Meridian Airways, stored
    9G-FWC Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante (110381) Aberdair Aviation
    9G-FWD Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante (110347) Aberdair Aviation
    9G-LET Let L-410UVP-E20 Turbolet (871922) CityLink
    9G-OBT Aerospatiale AS.350BA Ecureuil (1363) Gulfwing Aviation
    (9G-SBA) BAe.146-300 (E3125) Starbow Airlines, wfu
    D2-EWS Boeing 737-7HB/W (35956) Sonair
    D-ASTA Airbus A319-112 (4663) Germania/Gambia Bird
    EC-LNR ATR 72-212 (428) Helitt Lineas Aereas
    LY-AVI Antonov An-2R (1G220-14) AvioserviceBG Ltd
    N411VR Cessna 525 CitationJet 1 (525-0411) Africair Aviation Leasing (WA) LLC
    N604EP Bombardier Challenger 604 (5462) Bank of Utah Trustee
    N604EP
    N732PA Bombardier Challenger 605 (5916) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    NAF961 Dassault Falcon 900 (96) Nigerian Air Force
    S5-CWA Dassault Falcon 2000 (216) Elit'Avia
    TC-JDS Airbus A330-243F (1418) Turkish Airlines Cargo
    ZS-OMC Beech 1900D (UE-18) Solenta Aviation/Tullow Oil
    ZS-OVP ATR 42-300F (088) Solenta Aviation/DHL
    ZS-OYK Beech 1900D (UE-318) Solenta Aviation/Tullow Oil
    ZS-PFL Cessna 208B Caravan 1 (208B0505) Naturelink Charters
    ZS-PXF Hawker Beechcraft B300 King Air 350 (FL-532) MTN Group Management Services
    ZS-SSA Cessna 208B Caravan 1 (208B0712) Fugro Airborne Surveys
    (G-52?) Fokker F-27 Friendship (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu, red/white
    (G-52?) Fokker F-27 Friendship (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu, red/white
    (G-52?) Fokker F-27 Friendship (unknown) Ghana Air Force, wfu, camo
    (G-69?) Mil Mi-17V-5 (unknown) Ghana Air Force
    (G-69?) Mil Mi-17V-5 (unknown) Ghana Air Force
    (G91?) HAIG K-8 Karakorum (unknown) Ghana Air Force
    (G91?) HAIG K-8 Karakorum (unknown) Ghana Air Force
    (G91?) HAIG K-8 Karakorum (unknown) Ghana Air Force
    (GHF-550) CASA C-295M (081) Ghana Air Force
    (GHF-551) CASA C-295M (087) Ghana Air Force

    05/03/14 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

    9G-AEI Aerospatiale AS.365C3 Dauphin (unknown) IAS Helicopters
    EC-HRL Aerospatiale SA.365C2 Dauphin II (5055) IAS Helicopters, stored
    ET-AOK Boeing 737-7BK(WL) (33012) Asky Airlines (Togo)
    R91 VFW C.160R Transall (91) French Air Force
    RA-76502 Ilyushin IL-76TD (1003401004) Aviacon Zitotrans
    TU-THM Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette II (1926/C559) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TND Cessna 188 (?)
    TU-TSR Swearingen SA-226T Merlin IIIA (T-239)
    ZS-SNJ Beech 1900D (UE-131) National Airways Corp (Pty) Ltd/UN

    06/03/14 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

    5Y-KYB Boeing 737-8AL(WL) (35070) Kenya Airways
    6V-AIJ Airbus A320-214 (1390) Senegal Airlines
    9G-AEI Aerospatiale AS.365C3 Dauphin (unknown) IAS Helicopters
    CNA-OJ Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4738) Royal Moroccan Air Force
    EC-HRL Aerospatiale SA.365C2 Dauphin II (5055)
    ET-ALL Boeing 767-3BGER (30564) Ethiopian Airlines
    ET-AOK Boeing 737-7BK(WL) (33012) Asky Airlines (Togo)
    OD-MEA Airbus A330-243 (984) Middle East Airlines
    TU-GAF Piper PA-30 (unknown)
    TU-TCM Aerospatiale AS.365C Dauphin II (5040) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THQ Aerospatiale AS.36C2 Dauphin (5007) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TKJ Cessna 150 (unknown)
    TU-TSA Airbus A319-115LR (2213) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    TU-TSB Airbus A319-115LR (2228) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    TU-TSN Airbus  A319-112  (1429) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    TU-TSR Swearingen SA-226T Merlin IIIA (T-239)
    TZ-RCA Canadair CRJ-200ER (7392) Air Burkina

    07/03/14 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

    9G-AEI Aerospatiale AS.365C3 Dauphin (unknown) IAS Helicopters
    9G-GAS British Aerospace 3201 Jetstream 31 (970) Gianair
    A6-EGV Boeing 777-31HER (38990) Emirates
    D-CNUE Learjet 60 (60-170) FAI Airservice AG/United Nations
    D-CPMU Learjet 60 (60-032) FAI Airservice AG/United Nations
    ET-AQE De Havilland Canada DHC-8-402NG (4428) Asky Airlines (Togo)
    N250SA Piper PA-46-500TP Meridian (4697004) Tanya Hyjazi Trustee
    OO-NHE Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6843) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    TJ-QCB Boeing 737-7BD(WL) (33920) Camair LLC
    TU-HAF Aerospatiale AS365N (6553 ?)
    TU-THQ Aerospatiale AS.36C2 Dauphin (5007) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THS Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette II (unknown) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THW Sud Aviation SE.3160 Alouette III (1462) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TOV Cessna 182 (unknown)
    TU-VAO Boeing 727-2Y4(A)(RE)(WL) (22968) Ivory Coast Government
    ZS-OEE Reims/Cessna F.406 Caravan II (F406-0023) Fugro Maps (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd
    ZS-SNJ Beech 1900D (UE-131) National Airways Corp (Pty) Ltd/United Nations

    08/03/14 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

    HS-JAS Boeing 767-336ER (25203) Jet Asia Airways
    TZ-RCA Canadair CRJ-200ER (7392) Air Burkina

    11/03/14 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

    5N-JNR Boeing 727-217(A)(F) (21056) Allied Air
    A6-EGP Boeing 777-31HER (35599) Emirates
    ET-ALZ Boeing 757-231 (30319) Ethiopian Airlines
    ET-AQD De Havilland Canada DHC-8-402NG (4427) Asky Airlines (Togo)
    F-GSPV Boeing 777-228ER (28684) Air France
    LX-VCG Boeing 747-8R7F (35812) Cargolux
    N5025 Casa/Airtech CN-235 200 (C030) Turbo Flite Aviation LLC/Prescott
    TU-GAA Ayres S2 (unknown)
    TU-TCH Aerospatiale SA.316 Alouette III (1067) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TCM Aerospatiale AS.365C Dauphin II (5040) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TCM
    TU-THD Aerospatiale AS.355F Ecureuil II (5130) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THO Aerospatiale AS.365C-2 Dauphin II (5071) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THD
    TU-TSG Beech 200 Super King Air (BB-616) Maxair
    TU-TSH Beech 200 Super King Air (BB-1058) Maxair
    TY-24A Boeing 727-256(A) (20819) Benin Air Force