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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 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.

    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.

    Friday, 8 August 2014

    07-08/08/14 - Bristol Balloon Fiesta

    Attended by StuC.

    Thursday 7th

    Visitors

    G-BEWY Bell 206B Jet Ranger (348) Polo Aviation Ltd, pleasure flights
    G-BEWY
    ZD274/M Westland Lynx AH.7 (277) Army Air Corps, arena attraction, departed 17:40
    ZD274

    Inflations 18:00-20:30

    F-GOCO Cameron Balloon N-90 (10657)
    F-GOCO
    G-BTHF Cameron Balloon V-90 (2543)
    G-BTHF
    G-BUHU Cameron Balloon N-105 (2785)
    G-BUHU
    G-CBHW Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10217)
    G-CBHW
    G-CBOW Cameron Balloon Z-120 (10302)
    G-CBOW
    G-CDIH Cameron Balloon Z-275 (10613)
    G-CDIH
    G-CDIT Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10702)
    G-CDIT
    G-CERC Cameron Balloon Z-350 (11602)
    G-CERC
    G-CFCC Cameron Balloon Z-275 (11103)
    G-CFCC
    G-CGZR Cameron Balloon Z-350 (11603)
    G-CGZR
    G-CHVC Cameron Balloon C-60 (11742)
    G-CHVC
    G-CHVI Cameron Balloon Z-210 (11725)
    G-CHVI
    G-CHXF Cameron Balloon A-140 (11700)
    G-CHXF
    G-CIGI Lindstrand LBL-77A (1481)
    G-CIGI
    G-CIHC Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11800)
    G-CIHC
    G-CIHG Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11841)
    G-CIHG
    G-CIHN Cameron Balloon Z-120 (11785)
    G-CIHN
    G-DRPO Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11822)
    G-DRPO
    G-ENGR Head Balloon AX8-105 (380) (third from left)
    Bristol Balloons
    G-FMGB Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11756)
    G-FMGB
    G-GOAL Lindstrand LBL-105A (420)
    G-GOAL
    G-HRDY Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11849)
    G-HRDY
    G-IBCF Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11677)
    G-IBCF
    G-LAMP Cameron SS Balloon Lightbulb-110 (4899)
    G-LAMP
    G-OFAA Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10886)
    G-OFAA
    G-OMGR Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11095)
    G-OMGR
    G-PLLT Lindstrand LBL SS Box (1308)
    G-PLLT
    G-PRZI Cameron Balloon A-375 (11798)
    G-PRZI
    G-RCOH Cameron SS Balloon Cube-105 (11681)
    G-RCOH
    G-RMUG Cameron SS Balloon Mug-90 (3450) British Balloon Museum & Library
    G-RMUG
    G-TOPB Cameron Balloon Z-140 (11718)
    G-TOPB
    G-UPOI Cameron Balloon TR-84 S1 (11296)
    G-UPOI
    G-VBAE Cameron Balloon A-400 (11624)
    G-VBAE
    G-WAYS Lindstrand LBL-105A (1307)
    G-WAYS
    G-WHIL Kubicek Balloon BB-SS Cup (977)
    G-WHIL
    N91046 Aerostar Daisy (Daisy-3001)
    N91046
    OO-BGV Cameron Balloon A-210 (11477)
    OO-BGV
    OO-BHC Cameron SS Balloon Smurf (4266)
    OO-BHC
    OO-BQM Ultramagic M-130 (130/33)
    OO-BQM

    Night Glow 21:30

    EI-ECC Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11213)
    G-BZDJ Cameron Balloon Z-105 (4832)
    G-CCTS Cameron Balloon Z-120 (10570)
    G-CDDN Lindstrand LBL-90A (903)
    G-CDWD Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10827)
    G-CEKS Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11003)
    G-CFEK Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11176)
    G-CFSL Kubicek Balloon BB-26Z (642)
    G-CHXS Cameron Balloon C-90 (11754)
    G-CIHC Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11800)
    G-CIHG Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11841)
    G-CIHO Cameron Balloon Z-77 (11813)
    G-DRPO Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11822)
    G-ENGR Head Balloon AX8-105 (380)
    G-FMGB Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11756)
    G-FWAY Lindstrand LBL-90A (967)
    G-HRDY Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11849)
    G-JHAA Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11647)
    G-MLTA Ultramagic M-77 (77/377)
    G-OCTS Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11108)
    G-RENI Kubicek Balloon BB-30Z (936)
    G-WAYS Lindstrand LBL-105A (1307)
    and an unknown Cameron company balloon

    Friday 8th

    Inflations 06:15-08:00
    Bristol Balloons

    EI-ECC Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11213)
    EI-ECC
    F-GOCO Cameron Balloon N-90 (10657)
    F-GOCO
    G-BLVA Airtour Balloon AH-31 (AH.004)
    G-BLVA
    G-BOEK Cameron Balloon V-77 (1658)
    G-BOEK
    G-BOOB Cameron Balloon N-65 (515)
    G-BOOB
    G-BOOZ Cameron Balloon N-77 (904)
    G-BOOZ
    G-BOWV Cameron Balloon V-65 (1800)
    G-BOWV
    G-BSNU Thunder & Colt 105A (1811)
    G-BSNU
    G-BTHF Cameron Balloon V-90 (2543)
    G-BTHF
    G-BTJD Thunder & Colt Ax8-90 S2 (1865)
    G-BTJD
    G-BUEI Thunder & Colt Ax8-105 (2172)
    G-BUEI
    G-BWMH Lindstrand LBL-77B (152)
    G-BWMH
    G-BWPP Sky 105-24 (031)
    G-BWPP
    G-BXJH Cameron Balloon N-42 (4194)
    G-BXJH
    G-BXJO Cameron Balloon O-90 (4190)
    G-BXJO
    G-BXXG Cameron Balloon N-105 (3662)
    G-BXXG
    G-BYTW Cameron Balloon O-90 (4747)
    G-BYTW
    G-BZFD Cameron Balloon N-90 (2725)
    G-BZFD
    G-BZKU Cameron Balloon Z-105 (4931)
    G-BZKU
    G-BZYY Cameron Balloon N-90 (10130)
    G-BZYY
    G-CBHW Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10217)
    G-CBHW
    G-CBIH Cameron Balloon Z-31 (10243)
    G-CBIH
    G-CBNI Lindstrand LBL-90A (857)
    G-CBNI
    G-CBOW Cameron Balloon Z-120 (10302)
    G-CBOW
    G-CBRK Ultramagic M-77 (77/212)
    G-CBRK
    G-CBVD Cameron Balloon C-60 Concept (10338)
    G-CBVD
    G-CCGY Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10422)
    G-CCGY
    G-CCJY Cameron Balloon Z-42 (10465)
    G-CCJY
    G-CCPP Cameron Balloon C-70 Concept (10515)
    G-CCPP
    G-CCTS Cameron Balloon Z-120 (10570)
    G-CCTS
    G-CCYU Ultramagic S-90 (90/70)
    G-CCYU
    G-CDDN Lindstrand LBL-90A (903)
    G-CDDN
    G-CDGN Cameron Balloon C-90 Concept (10641)
    G-CDGN
    G-CDIH Cameron Balloon Z-275 (10613)
    G-CDIH
    G-CDIT Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10702)
    G-CDIT
    G-CDJX Cameron Balloon N-56 (10715)
    G-CDJX
    G-CDWD Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10827)
    G-CDWD
    G-CEJC Cameron Balloon N-77 (2208)
    G-CEJC
    G-CEJZ Cameron Balloon C-90 (10970)
    G-CEJZ
    G-CEKS Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11003)
    G-CEKS
    G-CELM Cameron Balloon C-80 (10931)
    G-CELM
    G-CERC Cameron Balloon Z-350 (11602)
    G-CERC
    G-CFCC Cameron Balloon Z-275 (11103)
    G-CFCC
    G-CFEK Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11176)
    G-CFEK
    G-CFRF Lindstrand LBL-31A (1232)
    G-CFRF
    G-CFSL Kubicek Balloon BB-26Z (642)
    G-CFSL
    G-CFUX Cameron Balloon C-80 (11282)
    G-CFUX
    G-CFXP Lindstrand LBL-105A (1168)
    G-CFXP
    G-CGVY Cameron Balloon Z-77 (11474)
    G-CGVY
    G-CGWU Ultramagic S-90 (90/117)
    G-CGWU
    G-CGZR Cameron Balloon Z-350 (11603)
    G-CHBX Lindstrand LBL-77A (1394)
    G-CHBX
    G-CHEL Thunder & Colt 77B (4823)
    G-CHEL
    G-CHFM Cameron Balloon Z-120 (11625)
    G-CHFM
    G-CHIO Cameron Balloon Z-120 (10568)
    G-CHIO
    G-CHVC Cameron Balloon C-60 (11742)
    G-CHVC
    G-CHVI Cameron Balloon Z-210 (11725)
    G-CHVI
    G-CHXF Cameron Balloon A-140 (11700)
    G-CHXF
    G-CHXS Cameron Balloon C-90 (11754)
    G-CHXS
    G-CIGI Lindstrand LBL-77A (1481)
    G-CIGI
    G-CIHC Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11800)
    G-CIHC
    G-CIHG Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11841)
    G-CIHG
    G-CIHI Cameron Balloon V-77 (11721)
    G-CIHI
    G-CIHN Cameron Balloon Z-120 (11785)
    G-CIHN
    G-CIHO Cameron Balloon Z-77 (11813)
    G-CIHO
    G-CIJB Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11806)
    G-CIJB
    G-CJDN Cameron Balloon C-90 (11335)
    G-CJDN
    G-COSY Lindstrand LBL-56A (017)
    G-COSY
    G-DOOM Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10660)
    G-DOOM
    G-DRPO Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11822)
    G-DUGI Lindstrand LBL-90A (562)
    G-DUGI
    G-ENGR Head Balloon AX8-105 (380)
    G-ENGR
    G-FMGB Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11756)
    G-FMGB
    G-FOWS Cameron Balloon N-105 (3995)
    G-FOWS
    G-FWAY Lindstrand LBL-90A (967)
    G-FWAY
    G-GOAL Lindstrand LBL-105A (420)
    G-GOAL
    G-GOGB Lindstrand LBL-90A (1011)
    G-GOGB
    G-HRDY Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11849)
    G-HRDY
    G-IBCF Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11677)
    G-IBCF
    G-IOFR Lindstrand LBL-105A (1041)
    G-IOFR
    G-JULU Cameron Balloon V-90 (3611)
    G-JULU
    G-KSKS Cameron Balloon N-105 (4963)
    G-KSKS
    G-LAAC Cameron Balloon C-90 Concept (10778)
    G-LAAC
    G-LAMP Cameron SS Balloon Lightbulb-110 (4899)
    G-LAMP
    G-LOWS Sky 77-24 (025)
    G-LOWS
    G-MILE Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10548)
    G-MILE
    G-MLTA Ultramagic M-77 (77/377)
    G-MLTA
    G-MLWI Thunder & Colt Ax7-77 (1000)
    G-MLWI
    G-MOFB Cameron Balloon O-120 (4275)
    G-MOFB
    G-OBIB Thunder & Colt 120A (4229)
    G-OBIB
    G-OCTS Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11108)
    G-OCTS
    G-ODAF Lindstrand LBL-105A (1042)
    G-ODAF
    G-OFAA Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10886)
    G-OFAA
    G-OFNC Kubicek Balloon BB-17XR (994)
    G-OFNC
    G-OJEN Cameron Balloon V-77 (3302)
    G-OJEN
    G-OJMS Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10860)
    G-OJMS
    G-OKEW Ultramagic M-65C (65/184)
    G-OKEW
    G-OMGR Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11095)
    G-OMGR
    G-OSUP Lindstrand LBL-90A (098)
    G-OSUP
    G-PLLT Lindstrand LBL SSBox (1308)
    G-PLLT
    G-POLY Cameron Balloon N-77 (428)
    G-POLY
    G-PRZI Cameron Balloon A-375 (11798)
    G-PRZI
    G-PURP Lindstrand LBL-90A (1387)
    G-PURP
    G-RCOH Cameron SS Balloon Cube-105 (11681)
    G-RCOH
    G-RENI Kubicek Balloon BB-30Z (936)
    G-RENI
    G-SBIZ Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10348)
    G-SBIZ
    G-SFSL Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10308)
    G-SFSL
    G-SUAU Cameron Balloon C-90 (11656)
    G-SUAU
    G-TOPB Cameron Balloon Z-140 (11718)
    G-TOPB
    G-TSWZ Cameron Balloon Z-77 (11652)
    G-TSWZ
    G-UKUK Head Balloon AX8-105 (248)
    G-UKUK
    G-UPOI Cameron Balloon TR-84 S1 (11296)
    G-UPOI
    G-VBAE Cameron Balloon A-400 (11624)
    G-VBAE
    G-VITL Lindstrand LBL-105A (720)
    G-VITL
    G-VRVI Cameron Balloon O-90 (2522)
    G-VRVI
    G-WADZ Lindstrand LBL-90A (1354)
    G-WADZ
    G-WAYS Lindstrand LBL-105A (1307)
    G-WAYS
    G-WHIL Kubicek Balloon BB-SS Cup (977)
    G-WHIL
    G-ZOIZ Ultramagic M-105 (105/185)
    G-ZOIZ
    HB-QLM Cameron Balloon V-90 (10862)
    HB-QLM
    HB-QLR Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10907) Centre Alpin International de Ballons
    HB-QLR
    HS-BRT Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11575)
    HS-BRT
    OO-BGV Cameron Balloon A-210 (11477)
    OO-BGV
    OO-BHC Cameron SS Balloon Smurf (4266)
    OO-BHC
    OO-BQM Ultramagic M-130 (130/33)
    OO-BQM
    OO-BZU Ultramagic M-105 (105/139)
    OO-BZU
    PH-CJW Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11479)
    PH-CJW
    PH-ZSC Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10294)
    PH-ZSC