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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.

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    With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
    Oshkosh/Florida, Finnish AF show, Sliac show, RIAT, Farnborough Airshow, Bastille Day Flypast, Belgian AF show

    Header Picture: TCSG-505 Agusta-Bell 412EP (SAR) on coastal patrol off Antalya on 29/04/18

    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.

    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.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014

    12/07/14 - Luton - Stansted - Duxford - Fowlmere - Gransden Lodge - Bourn - Cambridge - Mildenhall

    Day 2 of the trip.

    Luton - 06:15-08:30

    CS-DKD Gulfstream G550 (5081) NetJets Europe
    D-AEAE Airbus A300B4-622R (753) DHL Worldwide Courier Express
    G-BUUR British Aerospace ATP (2024) Atlantic Airlines
    G-EZWH Airbus A320-214 (5542) EasyJet
    G-EZWS Airbus A320-214(SL) (6011) EasyJet
    G-MRLX Gulfstream G550 (5396) Gama Aviation
    G-SONE Cessna 525A (525A-0031)
    G-TAWC Boeing 737-8K5 (39922) Thomson Airways
    G-ZBAJ Airbus A321-231 (2610) Monarch Airlines
    G-ZXZX Learjet 45 (45-005) Gama Aviation
    HA-LPO Airbus A320-232 (3384) Wizz Air
    HA-LPR Airbus A320-232 (3430) Wizz Air
    HA-LPY Airbus A320-232 (4109) Wizz Air
    HA-LWB Airbus A320-232 (4246) Wizz Air
    HA-LWC Airbus A320-232 (4323) Wizz Air
    HA-LWI Airbus A320-232 (4628) Wizz Air
    HA-LWO Airbus A320-232 (5123) Wizz Air
    HA-LWZ Airbus A320-232(SL) (6086) Wizz Air
    M-FROG Raytheon 390 Premier (RB-165)
    N841WS Gulfstream G450 (4099)
    OY-FIT Bombardier Global 5000 (9186) Execujet Scandinavia

    Stansted - 09:30-09:45

    CS-TRJ Airbus A321-231 (1004) HiFly/NATO
    G-HARA Sikorsky S-76C++ (760684) Air Harrods
    G-POWC Boeing 737-33AF (25402) Titan Airways
    G-ZAPX Boeing 757-256 (29309) Titan Airways
    M-ABGF Embraer ERJ-135BJ (14500960)
    N18TM Bombardier Global Express (9090)
    N203R Bombardier Challenger 604 (5386) Raytheon Company
    N207R Bombardier Challenger 605 (5882) Raytheon Company
    N501ZK Gulfstream G500 (5001)

    Duxford Flying Legends - 10:30-14:00


    (G-AIST)/P7308/XR-D Supermarine Spitfire Ia (WASP/20/2) Spitfire The One Ltd
    (G-AKAZ)/G-57 Piper O-59A Cub (8499) Frazerblades Ltd
    (G-AMRK)/K7985 Gloster Gladiator I (Unknown) The Shuttleworth Trust
    (G-ASJV)/MH434/ZD-B Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXc (CBAF.IX.552) The Old Flying Machine Company
    (G-AWHE)/<+I Hispano HA.1112-M1L Buchon (67) Magnificent Obsessions G-AWHE
    (G-AXGP)/3681 Piper L-4J Cub (12544) A P Acres
    (G-AZWT)/V9367/MA-B Westland Lysander IIIa (Y1536) The Shuttleworth Trust
    (G-BEDF)/124485/DF-A Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (8693) B-17 Preservation Ltd
    (G-BMKC)/329854/R-44 Piper L-4H Cub (11145) J Hirst
    (G-BRRA)/MK912/SH-L Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXc (CBAF.IX.1875) P M Andrews
    G-BSAJ CASA 1.131E (2209) P G Kynsey
    (G-BTCC)/40467/19 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat (A-11286) The Fighter Collection
    (G-BTCD)/413704/B7-H North American P-51D Mustang (122-39608) The Old Flying Machine Company
    (G-BUOS)/SM845/R Supermarine Spitfire FR.XVIIIe (6S/672224) Spitfire Ltd
    (G-BWUE)/-+10 Hispano HA.1112-M1L Buchon (223) Historic Flying Ltd.
    (G-BWWK)/S1581/573 Hawker Nimrod (41H-43617) The Fighter Collection
    (G-CCVH)/82/X8-B1 Curtiss H75-A1 Hawk (12881) The Fighter Collection
    (G-CFGJ)/N3200/QV Supermarine Spitfire Ia (N3200) Mark One Partners
    (G-CGUK)X4650/KL-A Supermarine Spitfire I (X4650) Comanche Warbirds Ltd
    (G-CGZP)/X-17 Curtiss P-40F Kittyhawk (41-19841) The Fighter Collection
    (G-FGID)/KD345/A-130 Vought FG-1D Corsair (3111) The Fighter Collection
    (G-GLAD)/N5903 Gloster Gladiator II (G5/75751) The Fighter Collection
    (G-LFIX)/OU-V Supermarine Spitfire Tr.IX (CBAF.8463) C S Grace
    (G-LFVB)/EP120/AE-A Supermarine Spitfire LF.Vb (CBAF.2403) The Fighter Collection
    (G-MKIA)/P9374/J Supermarine Spitfire Ia (6S/30565) Mark One Partners
    (G-MKVB)/BM597/JH-C Supermarine Spitfire LF.Vb (CBAF.2461) Historic Aircraft Collection
    (G-OXVI)/TD248/CR-S Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVIe (CBAF.IX.4262) Spitfire Ltd.
    (G-RNHF)/VX281/VL-120 Hawker Sea Fury T.20S (ES.3615) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    (G-RUMM)/121714/B-201 Grumman F8F-2P Bearcat (D.1088) The Fighter Collection
    (G-RUMW)/JV579/F Grumman FM-2 Wildcat (5765) The Fighter Collection
    (G-TFSI)/CY-D North American TF-51D Mustang (124-44703) The Fighter Collection
    HB-RSC Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation (4175) Super Constellation Flyers Association
    LN-WND/73/Z Douglas C-53D-DO (11750) Dakota Norway
    NX3378G/33-123 Boeing P-26A Peashooter (1899) The Air Museum Planes of Fame
    N6123C North American B-25J Mitchell (108-47647) The Flying Bulls Museum
    N80FR/160/10-AB Curtiss P-40C Kittyhawk (16166) The Fighter Collection

    Pleasure flights

    (G-AIYR)/HG691 de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6676) Classic Wings
    G-AKIF de Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide (6838) Classic Wings
    (G-ANRM)/DF112 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85861) Classic Wings
    (G-ANZZ)/DE974 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85834)
    (G-APAO)/R4922 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (82845) Classic Wings
    (G-BJST)/KF729 Canadian Car & Foundry T-6H Harvard 4 (CCF4-???)
    (G-BUKY)/52-8543/66 Canadian Car & Foundry T-6J Harvard 4M (CCF4-464)

    Far side based/visitors

    D-ENYA Cirrus Design SR-20 (1810)
    D-EROW Cessna 172R (172-80328)
    D-FONL/"DM-SKL" Antonov An-2T (17847302) Classic Wings
    D-IBAR Beech B200 King Air 200 (BB-1280)
    D-IMHW Cessna 340A (340A-1518)
    F-BLGO Procaer F.15A Picchio (10)
    G-BEZH American Aviation AA-5 (0566)
    G-BGMP Reims-Cessna F.172G (0240)
    G-BOHO Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016196)
    (G-BPCL)/HKG-6 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog 128 (393)
    G-BRFB Rutan Long Ez (PFA 074A-10646)
    G-BRPK Piper PA-28-140 (28-7325070)
    G-BSLK Piper PA-28-161 (28-7916018)
    G-BSTM Cessna 172L (172-60143)
    G-BZRV Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13573)
    G-IIDY Christen S-2B Special (5000)
    G-ILUA Robin R.2160i (160A-07007)
    G-JTSA Robinson R44 (11659)
    G-PUPP Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B174)
    G-RICO American Aviation AG-5B (10162)
    G-RVIV Van's RV-4 (PFA 181-12366)
    G-RVSG Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14265)
    G-SASY Eurocopter EC.130B4 (4760)
    G-VOOM Pitts S-1S Special (PFA 009-12989)
    HB-FPY Pilatus PC-12/47 (685)
    N3957S Cessna 172E (172-51157)
    OK-MMG Piper PA-34-220T (34-8433025) Czech Aviation
    OO-EFC Cirrus Design SR-22 (3486)

    Flying only

    MK356/5J-K Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe (CBAF.IX.1561) Royal Air Force BBMF
    PA474 Avro Lancaster B.I (PA474) Royal Air Force BBMF

    Fowlmere - 14:30

    D-EHUZ Reims-Cessna F.172N (1881)
    D-ELSJ Beech F33A Bonanza (CE-1139)
    D-ERLE Diamond DA 20-A1 Katana (10231)
    D-FWJE WSK-PZL An-2TD (1G108-69)
    D-FWJK WSK-PZL An-2T (1G142-34)
    G-AZUM Reims-Cessna F.172L (0863)
    G-BONC Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918007)
    G-BXSR Reims-Cessna F.172N (2003)
    G-DIXY Piper PA-28-181 (2843195)
    G-IKAP Cessna T303 (T303-00182)
    G-JACS Piper PA-28-181 (2843078)
    G-KEMI Piper PA-28-181 (2843180)
    G-OWET Thurston TSC-1A2 Teal (037)
    N424XC Piper PA-34-220T (3448005)
    SP-YDD/135 Yakovlev Yak-52 (844815)

    Croydon Top Farm - 15:10

    No logs to be published from here

    Little Gransden - 15:30

    No logs to be published from here

    Gransden Lodge - 16:15

    BGA666 Slingsby T.21B Sedbergh (643)
    G-AXZH Glasflugel H-201B Libelle (82)
    G-BODU Scheibe SF-25C (44434)
    G-BTOW Socata MS.893E Rallye (3360)
    G-BVYM Robin DR.300-180R (656)
    G-CKFY/KFY Schleicher ASK-21 (21776)
    G-CFVV/FVV Centrair 101A Pegase (101A-0353)
    G-CHDU/HDU PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-1 Junior (B-1996)
    G-CHEK/HEK PZL-Bielsko SZD-51-1 Junior (B-2009)
    G-CHTV/HTV Schleicher ASK-21 (21624)
    G-CJEC/JEC PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 Puchacz (B-2197)
    G-CJXR/DM Schempp-Hirth Discus b (540)
    G-DEWP/EWP Grob G.103A (33892)
    G-DHER/HER Schleicher ASW-19B (19240)
    G-JFLY/FLY Schleicher ASW-24 (24012)
    G-OCGC Robin DR.400-180R (1372)

    Bourn - 17:00

    D-EKJD Reims-Cessna FR.172J (0582)
    G-ATVO Piper PA-28-140 (28-22020)
    G-AVEN Reims-Cessna F.150G (0202)
    G-BCJH Mooney M.20F (670126)
    G-BGBI Reims-Cessna F.150L (0688)
    G-BKNI Socata GY-80-160D (249)
    G-BUEF Cessna 152 (152-80862)
    G-BXVK Robin HR.200-120B (326)
    G-CCZZ Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (PFA 315-14158)
    G-CTAV Evektor SportStar (2004-2129)
    G-EEEK Extra 200 (1034)
    G-GBXF Robin HR.200-120 (25)
    G-GMKE Robin HR.200-120B (257)
    G-GTFC P & M Aviation Quik (8184)
    G-JABU Jabiru J430 (PFA 336-14515)
    G-JVBP Evektor SportStar (2006-2730)
    G-MRPH Murphy Rebel (PFA 232-12480)
    G-OCOK American Champion 8KCAB (825-99)
    G-SLNM Evektor SportStar (2010-3717)

    Cambridge - 17:30-18:20

    84001/841 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4039) Swedish Air Force
    CS-DXZ Cessna 560 (560-5796) NetJets Europe
    D-EAJG Robin DR.300-180R (712)
    D-ECCW Piper PA-18-150 (18-7880)
    D-EFCM Diamond DA40NG Star (40.N036)
    D-EGGR Beech F33A Bonanza (CE-393)
    D-EIPK Mooney M.20F (700036)
    D-EJNG Cessna R.182 (R182-00337)
    D-EKCG Rockwell Commander 114B (14548)
    D-EKIB Piper PA-18-150 (18-8321)
    D-ELFX Cessna R.182 (R182-01823)
    D-ELIC Cessna TR.182 (R182-01847)
    D-EPGT Cirrus Design SR-20 (1966)
    G-AHIZ de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (86533)
    G-AOEI de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (82196)
    G-BBZN Fuji FA-200-180 (230)
    G-BBZV Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7435105)
    G-BFLU Reims-Cessna F.152 (1433)
    G-BFWB Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816584)
    G-FRYI Beech 200 King Air (BB-210) London Executive Aviation
    G-FTAX Cessna 421C (421C-0308) ..dumped
    G-HEMN Eurocopter EC135T2+ (1070) East Anglian Air Ambulance
    G-HERC Cessna 172S (172S-8985)
    G-JASE Piper PA-28-161 (28-8216056)
    G-SHWK Cessna 172S (172S-9642)
    G-UFCB Cessna 172S (172S-8318)
    M-ABFQ Bombardier Global Express (9494)
    N101FU Cessna 510 (510-0207)
    N6182G Cessna 172N (172-73576)
    N808CA Piper PA-32R-301 (3246240)
    OE-CHR Christen Husky A-1 (1240)
    OE-FCL Diamond DA 42NG Twin Star (42.060) Flight Charter GmbH
    OE-FCS Diamond DA 42NG Twin Star (42.287) Flight Charter GmbH
    OE-FPH Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.180) Flugsportverein Linz Aviation
    OO-TAD British Aerospace 146-300QT (E3166) TNT Airways
    OO-VLR Fokker F-50 (20121) Cityjet
    unmarked Robinson R22 (unknown) Aeromega GIA
    Aeromega R22

    Mildenhall - 18:45-19:20

    59-1492/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17980) United States Air Force/100th ARW
    59-1513/D Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (18001) United States Air Force/100th ARW
    62-3551/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18534) United States Air Force/100th ARW
    63-8021/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18638) United States Air Force/100th ARW
    63-8027/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18644) United States Air Force/100th ARW
    63-8884/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18732) United States Air Force/100th ARW
    63-8888/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18736) United States Air Force/100th ARW
    79-1711 Douglas KC-10A Extender (48203) United States Air Force/305th AMW
    87-0023 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5091) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    87-0024 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5092) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    88-0195 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5134) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    88-1803 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5173) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    09-0046 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1027) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    10-5714 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5714) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    11-0060 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1040) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    11-5731 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5731) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    11-5733 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5733) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    11-5737 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5737) United States Air Force/352nd SOG
    + 1 Osprey unidentified