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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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    Header Picture: 6814 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (966814) Displayed at Poznań-Kobylnica on 24/07/17

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    Monday, 18 August 2014

    08/14 - Liberia - Ivory Coast - Ghana

    Thanks to Jugs for more exotic logs from Western Africa.

    01/08/14 - Abidjan

    3D-RED Boeing 737-268CA (20575) Toumai Air Tchad, stored
    6V-AFW Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-42-312 (117) ASECNA
    9G-AEH Aerospatiale SA.365N Dauphin II (6065) IAS Helicopters
    9G-AGL Boeing 737-4Q8(F) (25163) Air Ghana
    N250SA Piper PA-46-500TP Meridian (4697004) Tanya Hyjazi Trustee
    OO-NHD Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6831) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    TU-GAA Ayres S2 (?)
    TU-GAH Beech 1900C (?)
    TU-LMD Zenith 701 (?)
    TU-TCZ Beech 90 King Air (?) stored
    TU-TFM Cessna 421B Golden Eagle Srs.II (421B-0860)
    TU-THP Aerospatiale SA.365N Dauphin II (6066) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TKJ Cessna 152 (82970)
    TU-TLB Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior (28-7916443)
    TU-TRB Beech B58 Baron (?)
    TU-TRB
    TU-TSR Swearingen SA226T Merlin III (T-239)
    TU-TSR
    TU-VAA Fokker 100 (11245) Ivory Coast Government, stored
    TU-VAD Gulfstream 4 (1019) Ivory Coast Government
    (TU-VHO) Mil Mi-24P (?) Ivory Coast Air Force, hangared
    ZS-GAO Airbus A320-231 (67) Global Aviation/Air Cote d'Ivoire lease

    01/08/14 - Accra

    ZS-TBP Beech 1900D (UE-189) Money Aviation/Tullow Oil
    ZS-TBP

    01/08/14 - Monrovia-Roberts International

    081772AT/UN-172 Mil Mi-8MTV-1 (?) Ukraine AF/United Nations
    083133AT/UN-171 Mil Mi-8MTV-1 (?) Ukraine AF/United Nations
    N173PA Grumman Gulfstream 3 (313) N173PA LLC/Phoenix Air Group
    N747JX Grumman Gulfstream 2SP (33) Atlantic Jet Holdings Inc

    01/08/14 - Monrovia-Spriggs Payne

    A8-ZXB Piper PA-34 Seneca II (?) hangared wfu/stored
    EL-CID Piper PA-23 Aztec (?) hangared wfu/stored
    C-GGXS De Havilland Canada DHC-7-102 (64) Trans Global Air
    N146SP Bell 206L-3 Long Ranger (51490) Samaritans Purse
    N4196V Cessna U206G Skywagon (U206-04091) hangared wfu/stored
    N883SP Cessna 208B Caravan I (208B-0887) Samaritans Purse
    OO-NHE Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6843) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHM Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6740) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    ZS-MMJ Beech 1900D (UE-92) Balmoral Central Contracts SA Pty Ltd/UN

    04/08/14 - Abidjan

    UN-474 Mil Mi-24 (?) Ukraine AF/United Nations, overflight
    UN-??? Mil Mi-24 (?) Ukraine AF/United Nations, overflight
    4L-??? Antonov AN-26 (?) Air Sirin, departed

    06/08/14 - Abidjan

    GHF-695/UN-476 Mil Mi-171Sh (?) Ghana AF/United Nations

    08/08/14 - Abidjan

    N5616 Gulfstream 5 (616) WFBN/Haliburton

    11/08/14 - Abidjan

    3D-RED Boeing 737-268CA (20575) Toumai Air Tchad, stored
    9G-GAS British Aerospace 3201 Jetstream 31 (970) Gianair
    F-HBXH Embraer ERJ-170STD (170.00307) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    N250SA Piper PA-46-500TP Meridian (4697004) Tanya Hyjazi Trustee
    OO-NHE Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6843) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHM Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6740) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHN Eurocopter AS.365N Dauphin II (6783) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    TU-GAA Ayres S2 (?)
    TU-HAC Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6738) IAS Helicopters
    TU-LMD Zenith 701 (?)
    TU-TSN Airbus A319-112 (1429) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    TU-TSR Swearingen SA226T Merlin III (T-239)

    12/08/14 - Abidjan

    5153 Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules (5153) French Air Force/ET02.061
    9G-AEH Aerospatiale SA.365N Dauphin (6065)
    9G-GAS British Aerospace 3201 (970) Gianair
    A6-EBE Boeing 777-36NER (32788) Emirates
    ET-APO Boeing 737-860(WL) (40963) Ethiopian Airlines
    LX-UCV Boeing 747-4R7F (33827) Cargolux
    OO-NHE Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin (6843) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHN Eurocopter AS.365N Dauphin II (6783) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHO Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin (6809) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    TU-TCH Aerospatiale SA.316 Alouette III (1067) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TCM Aerospatiale SA.365C2 (5040) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THD Aerospatiale AS.355F Ecureuil (5130) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THL Bell 47G-2 (1488) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THS Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette (?) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THT Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette (?) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THX Aerospatiale SA.365C2 (5072) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TSG Beech 200 King Air (BB-616)
    TU-TSH Beech B200 King Air (BB-1058)
    ZS-BIL Boeing 737-277(A) (22650) Gryphon Airlines/Allegiance Air
    ZS-SNJ Beech 1900D (UE-131) National Airways Corp (Pty)

    14/08/14 - Abidjan

    5Y-PTA De Havilland Canada DHC-8- (397) DAC Aviation International/United
    ET-APK Boeing 737-860(WL) (40964) Ethiopian Airlines
    HB-AFR Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-72- (195) Farnair Europe/DHL Worldwide
    N250SA Piper PA-46-500TP Meridian (4697004) Tanya Hyjazi Trustee
    OD-MEC Airbus A330-243 (995) Middle East Airlines
    SU-GCZ Boeing 737-866(WL) (35568) Egypt Air
    TU-TSR Swearingen SA226T Merlin III (T-239)
    TU-VAA Fokker 100 (11245) Ivory Coast Government
    ZS-SNJ Beech 1900D (UE-131) National Airways Corp (Pty)

    14/08/14 - Accra

    5N-JEC Canadair CRJ-900 (15054) Arik Air
    5Y-KYC Boeing 737-8AL(WL) (35071) Kenya Airways
    9G-ABF Lockheed L-1329 JetStar II (5217) BF Jetair
    9G-AEU Embraer 145LI (14500996) Africa World Airlines
    9G-AXC Douglas DC-8-63(F) (45999) Meridian Airways
    9G-AXD Douglas DC-8-63(F) (45927) Meridian Airways
    9G-GAS British Aerospace 3201 (970) Gianair
    9G-SBB British Aerospace 146-300 (E3123) Starbow Airlines
    A6-EGO Boeing 777-31HER (35598) Emirates
    EC-KAD Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-72- (171) Swiftair/Antrak
    EC-LSN Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-72- (192) Swiftair/Antrak
    ET-AOV Boeing 787-8 (34750) Ethiopian Airlines
    G530 Fokker F28-3000 (11125) Ghana Air Force
    N199DN Boeing 767-332ER(WL) (28456) Delta Air Lines
    N287DL Canadair CL600S Challenger (1065) 1065 Holding Inc
    TT-ABF Hawker Beechcraft Corp Hawker (HA-0048) Chad Government
    ZS-RSM MBB-Kawasaki BK.117B-1 (7216) Helibip (Pty) Ltd

    14/08/14 - Takoradi

    9G-AEQ Sikorsky S-76 (unknown) Petroleum Helicopters Inc
    9G-NHH Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin (6891) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    G952 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (?) Ghana Air Force
    G953 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (?) Ghana Air Force
    G954 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (?) Ghana Air Force
    G956 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (?) Ghana Air Force
    G957 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (?) Ghana Air Force
    G958 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (?) Ghana Air Force
    G961 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (?) Ghana Air Force
    N5435V Sikorsky S-76A (760158) Petroleum Helicopters Inc
    N718P Keystone Helicopter/Sikorsky S-76C (760686) Petroleum Helicopters Inc
    OO-NHE Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin (6843) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHY Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin (6754) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    ZS-TBP Beech 1900D (UE-189) Money Aviation/Tullow Oil

    15/08/14 - Abidjan

    3D-RED Boeing 737-268CA (20575) Toumai Air Tchad
    A6-EBN Boeing 777-36NER (32791) Emirates
    TJ-QCB Boeing 737-7BD(WL) (33920) Camair LLC
    TU-TCH Aerospatiale SA.316 Alouette III (1067) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THM Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette (1926/C559) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THT Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette (?) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TSG Beech 200 King Air (BB-616)
    TU-TSR Swearingen SA226T Merlin III (T-239)
    ZS-GAO Airbus A320-231 (67) Global Aviation/Air Cote d'Ivoire

    15/08/14 - Accra

    5N-FGW GulfstreamG550 (5310) Nigerian Air Force
    5N-MJK Boeing 737-76N(WL) (30830) Arik Air
    9G-AET Embraer 145LI (14500992) Africa World Airlines
    9G-SBB British Aerospace 146-300 (E3123) Starbow Airlines
    D-ASTB Airbus A319-112 (4691) Gambia Bird Airlines
    EC-LSN Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-72- (192) Swiftair/Antrak
    EC-LYJ Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-72- (468) Swiftair/Antrak
    G520 Fokker F27-600 (10505) Ghana Air Force
    G525 Fokker F27-400M (10520) Ghana Air Force
    G530 Fokker F28-3000 (11125) Ghana Air Force
    N287DL Canadair CL600S Challenger (1065) 1065 Holding Inc
    TU-TSB Airbus A319-115LR (2228) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    TZ-RCA Canadair CRJ-200ER (7392) Air Mali

    16/08/14 - Abidjan

    5Y-KYF Boeing 737-86N(WL) (35637) Kenya Airways
    9G-AEH Aerospatiale SA.365N Dauphin (6065) IAS Helicopters
    A6-EBM Boeing 777-31HER (34482) Emirates
    ET-ALZ Boeing 757-231 (30319) Ethiopian Airlines
    F-HBXH Embraer 170 (170.00307) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    SU-GCO Boeing 737-866(WL) (35561) Egypt Air
    TU-TCH Aerospatiale SA.316 Alouette III (1067) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THL Bell 47G-2 (1488) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THM Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette (1926/C559) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THM
    TU-THS Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette (?) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THW Sud Aviation SE.3160 Alouette (1462) IAS Helicopters
    TU-TLB Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee (28-7916443) Aeroclub d'Abidjan
    TU-TRM Sud Aviation SE.3130 Alouette (1213/M126) IAS Helicopters
    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
    TZ-RCA Canadair CRJ-200ER (7392) Air Burkina

    18/08/14 - Abidjan

    TU-T?? Cessna 188 Ag-Wagon (?)
    TU-T?? Cessna 188 Ag-Wagon (?)
    Cessna 188s

    19/08/14 - Abidjan

    9G-AGL Boeing 737-4Q8(F) (25163) Air Ghana
    9G-ASG British Aerospace 3202 Jetstream 32 (795) Gianair
    A6-ENE Boeing 777-31HER (35603) Emirates
    ET-ALZ Boeing 757-231 (30319) Ethiopian Airlines
    F-GSPC Boeing 777-228ER (29004) Air France
    LX-VCV Boeing 747-4R7F (34235) Cargolux
    OD-MED Airbus A330-243 (926) Middle East Airlines
    R217/64-GQ Aerospatiale C.160R Transall (220) French Air Force, on maint
    SU-GDE Boeing 737-866(WL) (35569) Egypt Air
    T.10-08/31-05 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4835) Spanish Air Force
    TU-TFM Cessna 421B Golden Eagle Srs.II (421B-0860)
    TU-VHP IAR 330L Puma (unknown) Ivory Coast Air Force
    TZ-RCA Canadair CRJ-200ER (7392) Air Burkina
    ZS-MMJ Beech 1900D (UE-92) Balmoral Central Contracts SA Pty/United Nations