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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

    Tuesday, 11 March 2014

    10-16/03/14 - Malta

    RichT's second week in Malta.

    10/03/14 - Malta IAP

    9H-AFJ Learjet 60 (60-030) Eurojet Malta
    9H-BOM Canadair Challenger 605 (5785) Orion Malta Ltd
    A6-EMN Boeing 777 (29063) Emirates
    CS-DLD Dassault Falcon 2000EX (109) NetJets Europe
    D-AISF Airbus A321 (1260) Lufthansa
    EI-DAE Boeing 737NG (33545) Ryanair
    EI-DTK Airbus A320 (4075) Alitalia
    EI-DWI Boeing 737NG (33643) Ryanair
    EI-EFH Boeing 737NG (35012) Ryanair
    EI-EGB Boeing 737NG (38491) Ryanair
    G-EZFH Airbus A319 (3854) EasyJet
    G-EZTY Airbus A320 (4554) EasyJet
    HZ-A2 Airbus A320 (3164) Alpha Stars Aviation Services
    HZ-A4 Airbus A319 (1494) Alpha Stars Aviation Services
    LZ-ABR Antonov An-26 (13905) Bright Aviation Services
    SE-MFA Fokker 50 (20118) MiniLiner
    SX-BHV Airbus A320 (0293) Hermes Airlines

    11/03/14 - Malta IAP - arranged visit to the Armed Forces of Malta Air Wing, many thanks to my host

    9H-ABZ/(AS9214) Breda Nardi Hughes NH.500M (0227M)
    AS0020 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120/337) ..wreck stored
    AS0021 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120/345)
    AS0022 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120/358)
    AS0023 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120/363)
    AS0124 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120/240)
    AS1126 Hawker Beechcraft King Air B200 (BB-2016)
    AS1126
    AS1227 Hawker Beechcraft King Air B200 (BB-2018)
    AS7204 Agusta-Bell 47G-2 (1991) ..stored
    AS9211 Aerospatiale SA.316B Alouette III (2295)
    AS9211
    AS9212 Aerospatiale SA.316B Alouette III (2315)
    AS9212
    AS9213 Breda Nardi Hughes NH.500M (0220M)
    AS9315 Aerospatiale SA.316B Alouette III (2288)
    ASS9315
    AS9516 PBN BN-2B-26 Islander (2159)
    AS9516
    AS9617 Aerospatiale SA.316B Alouette III (1209)
    AS9618 Aerospatiale SA.316B Alouette III (1399)
    AS9819 PBN BN-2B-26 Islander (2156)
    AS9819
    MM81145 Agusta-Bell 212AM (5802) Italian Air Force/MIATM
    MM81145
    MM81159 Agusta-Bell 212AM (5816) Italian Air Force/MIATM
    MM81159
    WT483 English Electric Canberra T.4 (EEP71438) ..stored for Malta Aviation Museum
    WT483

    11/03/14 - Malta IAP

    9H-AFJ Learjet 60 (60-030) Eurojet Malta
    9H-AVM Boeing 757 (24527) Jetmagic
    9H-AVM
    9H-CFA Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (224) Hub-Air SPRL - Hubert Aviation Academy
    9H-CFC Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (211) Hub-Air SPRL - Hubert Aviation Academy
    9H-CFA/C/D
    9H-CFD Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (212) Hub-Air SPRL - Hubert Aviation Academy
    9H-CFD
    9H-SKY Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (126) Sky People Aviation Training Ltd
    9L-LDJ BAC 1-11 (242) Fire Service
    A6-EMX Boeing 777 (32702) Emirates
    CS-DLD Dassault Falcon 2000EX (109) NetJets Europe
    CS-DUF Raytheon Hawker 750 (HB-019) NetJets Europe
    CS-DUF
    D-AIDV Airbus A321 (5413) Lufthansa
    D-AIHY Airbus A340 (987) Lufthansa
    D-AISF Airbus A321 (1260) Lufthansa
    D-ALPC Airbus A330 (444) Air Berlin
    D-ALPE Airbus A330 (469) Air Berlin
    EI-DCY Boeing 737NG (33570) Ryanair
    EI-DLN Boeing 737NG (33595) Ryanair
    EI-DOP Airbus A320 (0816) stored, International Lease Finance Corp ex Windjet
    EI-DPP Boeing 737NG (33613) Ryanair
    EI-DYX Boeing 737NG (37517) Ryanair
    EI-EMM Boeing 737NG (38514) Ryanair
    G-EZBM Airbus A319 (3059) EasyJet
    G-EZDU Airbus A319 (3735) EasyJet
    G-EZGB Airbus A319 (4437) EasyJet
    G-EZGD Airbus A319 (4451) EasyJet
    G-EZTL Airbus A320 (4012) EasyJet
    G-FDZS Boeing 737NG (35147) Thomson Airways
    G-TAWD Boeing 737NG (37265) Thomson Airways
    G-TCDC Airbus A321 (5872) Thomas Cook Airlines
    G-ZBAH Airbus A320 (1413) Monarch Airlines
    HA-LPL Airbus A320 (3166) Wizz Air
    HB-IVX DHC-7 (091) wfu, Benaviation SA
    HB-IVX
    I-BIKA Airbus A320 (0951) Alitalia
    N720JR Boeing 720 (18451) wfu, JAR Aircraft Services Inc
    OD-LEA Raytheon Hawker 850XP (258792) Executive Aircraft Services SAL
    OK-OKL Piper PA-42 Cheyenne (42-8001060) L-Consult S.R.O.
    OO-CFB Diamond DA-42 Twinstar (42.018) Hub-Air SPRL - Hubert Aviation Academy
    OO-KDA Cirrus SR-20 (2036) Aviapro
    OY-MSI Canadair Global Express (9032) ExecuJet Europe A/S
    PH-MFX Cessna Citation VI (650-0240) JetNetherlands BV
    SE-MFA Fokker 50 (20118) MiniLiner
    T.12B-53 Casa 212 (096) Spanish Air Force
    TC-FTG Dassault Falcon 900EX (161) Rixos Turizm
    TC-JKJ Boeing 737NG (34297) THY - Turkish Airlines

    12/03/14 - Malta IAP

    5A-DCM Dassault Falcon 50 (068) Libyan Airlines
    A6-EMI Boeing 777 (27250) Emirates
    D-AISO Airbus A321 (3625) Lufthansa
    EI-DHS Boeing 737NG (33580) Ryanair
    EI-DLR Boeing 737NG (33596) Ryanair
    EI-DSN Airbus A320 (3412) Alitalia
    EI-DYX Boeing 737NG (37517) Ryanair
    F-GRHP Airbus A319 (1344) Air France
    G-EZDL Airbus A319 (3569) EasyJet
    G-EZTI Airbus A320 (3975) EasyJet
    HZ-A4 Airbus A319 (1494) Alpha Stars Aviation Services
    SE-MFA Fokker 50 (20118) MiniLiner
    TC-ATR Airbus A321 (1451) Atlasjet Airlines
    TC-JKO Boeing 737NG (34300) THY - Turkish Airlines
    TS-LBE ATR-72 (794) Tunisair Express

    13/03/14 - Malta IAP

    9H-AET Dornier 328 (3117) Med Avia - Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd
    9H-LEO Cessna Citation II (550-0139) Luxwing Ltd
    A6-EMG Boeing 777 (27252) Emirates
    D-AIHY Airbus A340 (987) Lufthansa
    D-AIKC Airbus A330 (579) Lufthansa
    D-AISW Airbus A321 (4054) Lufthansa
    D-AIUC Airbus A320 (6006) Lufthansa
    EI-DHZ Boeing 737NG (33583) Ryanair
    EI-DSC Airbus A320 (2995) Alitalia
    EI-DYX Boeing 737NG (37517) Ryanair
    EI-EBW Boeing 737NG (35010) Ryanair
    EI-EFH Boeing 737NG (35012) Ryanair
    G-EZDM Airbus A319 (3571) EasyJet
    G-EZFR Airbus A319 (4125) EasyJet
    G-EZGM Airbus A319 (4778) EasyJet
    G-EZTL Airbus A320 (4012) EasyJet
    HB-VWZ Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0341) Luciano Zogbi
    SE-MFA Fokker 50 (20118) MiniLiner
    SP-ENC Boeing 737 (25376) Enter Air
    TS-INN Airbus A320 (0793) Libyan Airlines
    UR-CKC Antonov An-74 (36547095905) Cavok Air

    14/03/14 - Malta IAP

    9H-AEG Airbus A319 (2113) Air Malta
    9H-AEG
    9H-AEL Airbus A319 (2332) Air Malta
    9H-AEL
    9H-AEN Airbus A320 (2665) Air Malta
    9H-AEN
    9H-AEP Airbus A320 (3056) Air Malta
    9H-AEP
    9H-AEQ Airbus A320 (3068) Air Malta
    9H-AEQ
    9H-AET Dornier 328 (3117) Med Avia - Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd
    9H-AET
    9H-AEW DHC-8 (222) Danish Air Transport
    9H-AEW
    9H-AFJ Learjet 60 (60-030) Eurojet Malta
    9H-AFJ
    9H-AFV Cessna 152 (15282328) Malta School of Flying
    9H-AGA Diamond Aircraft DA40D Star (D4.298)
    9H-AGB Diamond Aircraft DA20-C1 Eclipse (C0477)
    9H-BOM Canadair Challenger 605 (5785) Orion Malta Ltd
    9H-BOM
    9H-CFA Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (224) Hub'Air SPRL
    9H-CFA
    9H-CFD Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (212) Hub'Air SPRL
    9H-SNT Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow 4 (28R-8031016) European Pilot Academy
    9H-SNT
    A6-EMV Boeing 777 (28687) Emirates
    A6-EMV
    CS-TNM Airbus A320 (1799) TAP Portugal
    D-AISV Airbus A321 (4047) Lufthansa
    D-AISV
    D-AISW Airbus A321 (4054) Lufthansa
    D-ALEE Boeing 757 (22183) European Air Transport
    EI-DHT Boeing 737NG (33581) Ryanair
    EI-DHT
    EI-DPW Boeing 737NG (35552) Ryanair
    EI-DPW
    EI-DWE Boeing 737NG (36074) Ryanair
    EI-DWE
    EI-DWL Boeing 737NG (33618) Ryanair
    EI-DWL
    EI-DYX Boeing 737NG (37517) Ryanair
    EI-DYX
    EI-EFH Boeing 737NG (35012) Ryanair
    EI-EFH
    EI-ESR Boeing 737NG (34995) Ryanair
    EI-ESR
    G-BEHH Piper PA-32R-300 Cherokee Lance (32R-7680323)
    G-EZWN Airbus A320 (5757) EasyJet
    G-EZWN
    HZ-A4 Airbus A319 (1494) Alpha Stars Aviation Services
    N50GN Beech King Air 90 (LJ-1889) Charles C Schroeder
    OE-IEL Canadair Global Express (9099) Tyrolean Jet Service
    OK-OKL Piper PA-42 Cheyenne (42-8001060) L-Consult S.R.O.
    OK-OKL
    OO-KDA Cirrus SR-20 (2036)
    OO-KDA
    SE-MFA Fokker 50 (20118) MiniLiner
    TC-ATR Airbus A321 (1451) Atlasjet Airlines
    TC-ATR
    TS-INN Airbus A320 (0793) Libyan Airlines