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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:
    Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: UP-MI602 Mil Mi-26T (34001212133) Kazakhstan Emercom at Boraldai, Kazakhstan on 08/07/19 (credit StuC)

    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:
    5th Jan - Log & 52 pics added for the Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet, Newbury 05/01/19
    10th Jan - Logs added to the top Events dropdown for Oshkosh 2018
    18th Jan - Logs and some pics added for RichT's 2018 South Africa trip. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar
    28th Jan - Logs added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    1st Feb - Pictures added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    2nd Feb - Logs and pictures added for Geneva, Bern & Stans 23-25/01/19
    9-10th Feb - 238 pics added to Finland tour 06/18, see the Finland box on the sidebar
    13th Feb - BAPC Register updated
    14th Feb - Logs/pics added for Dusseldorf, Mönchengladbach & Maastricht 13/02/19
    15th Feb - 453 pics added to Popham Microlight Fair 05-06/05/18, see "Microlight Fair" on the top Events bar
    16th Feb - 165 pics added to Waterkloof Airshow 22/09/18, Cape Town 26/09 & Johannesburg 26/09. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar.
    20th Feb - 190 pics added to Johannesburg 16-17/09, Grand Central 18/09 and two museums to the top bar.
    27th Feb - Museu do Ar, Sintra 19/05/18 added to Portugal section of top museums bar. Finished adding 424 pics to Spain/Portugal tour 2018.
    28th Feb - 71 pics added to Vienna 31/08/18.
    1st Mar - 100 pics added to Yeovilton Air Day 07/07/18.
    6th Mar - Added 418 pics to Germany tour 2018.
    11th Mar - Log and 86 pics added for 3-day Geneva trip.
    15th Mar - 268 pics added to Expo Friedrichshafen 2018, see the Germany tab on the top Events bar.
    22nd Mar - 96 pics added to Oshkosh 2018 Seaplanes & Amphibians & 37 pics added to current military
    22nd Apr - Log added for AERO Friedrichshafen 2019
    2nd May - Logs added for Germany/Switzerland tour 04/19
    5th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair and Abingdon Show
    9th May - 53 pics added to Lanseria 19/08/18
    14th May - Logs & pics added for Toulouse trip 08-10/05, logs added for Rome trip 10-12/05
    15th May - 72 pics added to Abingdon Show 05/19, 79 pics added to Speyer Museum 15/04/19
    16th May - 70 pics added to Rome trip Museum & preserved. 42 pics added to Rome-Urbe.
    24th May - Logs added for Midlands Air Festival balloons 19/05 and EBACE Geneva 20-22/05
    6th June - Log added for "Daks over Duxford"
    17th July - Logs added for Kazakhstan/Kyrygystan tour
    22nd August - Logs added for Scandinavian tour
    31st August - Logs added for LAA Rally, Sywell
    17th September - Logs added for Old Timer Fly-In Hahnweide

    Monday, 29 September 2014

    22-25/09/14 - Ireland

    Thanks to Trev Read for his log and pics.

    22/09 - Waterford

    EI-DMG Cessna 441 (441-0165)
    EI-SKB Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995112)
    EI-SKR Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995008)
    EI-SKT Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995004)
    EI-SKW Piper PA-28-161 (28-8216115)
    G-BEXW Piper PA-28-181 (28-7790521)
    G-MLFF Piper PA-23-250 (27-7305194)
    G-PTCA Reims-Cessna F.172P (2101)
    G-PTCC Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918145)
    N80JN Mitsubishi MU-2J (626) Withdrawn from use

    22/09 - Waterford Woodlands Hotel - PM launch

    EI-ECC Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11213)
    EI-ECC
    EI-FDD Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11777)
    G-BURN Cameron Balloon O-120 (2793)
    G-BXDV Sky 105-24 (049)
    G-BXDV
    G-BXHE Lindstrand LBL-105A (459)
    G-BXHE
    G-BYMW Boland Balloon 52-12 (001)
    G-CEOS Cameron Balloon C-90 (11047)
    G-CIJB Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11806)
    G-CIJB
    G-CLAD Cameron Balloon V-90 (11753)
    G-DORY Cameron Balloon Z-315 (11424)
    G-DORY
    G-ELEE Cameron Balloon Z-105 (4882)
    N14GY George York Geostat (006)
    N4372U William G Collyer Patostat (CYB-002)

    23/09 - Waterford - complete log

    D-IRUN Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0424)
    D-IRUN
    EI-ATJ Beagle B121 Pup 100 (B029)
    EI-ATJ
    EI-CIV Piper PA-28-140 (28-7725232)
    EI-CIV
    EI-CMB Piper PA-28-140 (28-7725094)
    EI-CMB
    EI-CPI Rutan Long Ez (17)
    EI-CRG Robin DR.400-180R (2021)
    EI-CRG
    EI-CRV Hoffmann H 36 Dimona (3674)
    EI-DJM Piper PA-28-161 (28-8316106)
    EI-DNN Bede BD-5G (HJC.4523)
    EI-DNN
    EI-EMV Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (07SC053)
    EI-EMV
    EI-FCA Urban Air UFM-11 Lambada (13/11)
    EI-FCA
    EI-ICU Sikorsky S-92A (920034) Irish Coast Guard
    EI-ICU
    EI-SKB Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995112)
    EI-SKB
    EI-SKR Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995008)
    EI-SKR
    EI-SKT Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995004)
    EI-SKT
    EI-SKW Piper PA-28-161 (28-8216115)
    EI-SKW
    EI-SPB Cessna T206H (T20608753)
    EI-SPB
    EI-WAT Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (086)
    EI-WAT
    EI-WFD Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (080)
    EI-WFD
    G-AVSE Piper PA-28-180 (28-4196)
    G-AVSE
    G-BEXW Piper PA-28-181 (28-7790521)
    G-MLFF Piper PA-23-250 (27-7305194)
    G-MLFF
    G-PTCA Reims-Cessna F.172P (2101)
    G-PTCC Piper PA-28RT-201 (28R-7918145)
    G-PTCC
    N161FF Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716097)
    N80JN Mitsubishi MU-2J (626) Withdrawn from use
    N80JN
    N90PV Cessna 310N (310N-0054)
    N90PV

    23/09 - Carlow Technical College

    220 Fouga CM-170R Magister (299) Instructional Airframe
    220
    EI-AUE Socata MS.880B Rallye Club (1359)
    EI-AUE
    EI-BGJ Reims-Cessna F.152 (1664)
    EI-BGJ
    EI-CUP Cessna 335 (335-0018)
    EI-CUP
    G-HUGS Robinson R22 (1455)
    G-HUGS
    unregistered Van's RV-12 (unknown) allegedly under construction but not seen

    23/09 - Piltown - PM launch

    no additions to Woodlands Hotel launch

    24/09 - private address near Waterford

    EI-BSW Solar Wings XL-R trike (SW-TB-1124)
    EI-BSW

    24/09 - Piltown - PM launch, additions only

    EI-DGW Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10607)
    G-BHHN Cameron Balloon V-77 (549)
    G-BRUV Cameron Balloon V-77 (2100)
    G-BVBK Thunder & Colt Coffee Jar 2 SS (2428)
    G-BYFJ Cameron Balloon N-105 (4545)
    G-BYFJ
    G-BYKX Cameron Balloon N-90 (4657)
    G-CELM Cameron Balloon C-80 (10931)
    G-CGFN Cameron Balloon C-60 (11324)
    G-READ/EI-BYI Thunder & Colt 77A (1158)
    G-READ
    G-RMAX Cameron Balloon C-80 Concept (4705)
    G-RMAX

    25/09 - Abbeyleix

    EI-CAN Aerotech MW-5K (5K-0011-02)
    EI-CAN
    EI-DMU Whittaker MW.6S (PFA 164-12235)
    EI-ETF Urban Air UFM-10 Samba XXL (28/XXL)
    EI-FBZ Thruster T600N 450 (0122-T600N-074)
    EI-FBZ
    EI-FDR Quad-City Challenger II UK (PFA 177A-12877)
    EI-FDR
    EI-FFN Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/099)
    EI-FFN
    G-MTXL Noble-Hardman Snowbird Mk.IV (SB-006)
    G-MZLX Micro Aviation B22S Bantam (97-013)
    G-MZLX

    25/09 - Limetree - another hangar locked

    I-6570 Aeropro Eurofox (Unknown)
    EI-AED Cessna 120 (11783)
    EI-BAV Piper PA-22-108 (22-8347)
    EI-BIO Piper L-4J Cub (12657)
    EI-CKI Thruster TST Mk.1 (8078-TST-091)
    EI-CNU Solar Wings Pegasus (7326)
    EI-DIA Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQ-0503)
    EI-DIA
    EI-DKT Raj Hamsa X'Air (798)
    EI-DKT
    EI-DKZ Just Aircraft Escapade 912[1] (BMAA/HB/423)
    EI-DNR Raj Hamsa X'Air (BMAA/HB/251)
    EI-DXM Raj Hamsa X'Air (BMAA/HB/100)
    EI-DXP Cyclone AX3 (7252)
    EI-DXP
    EI-EOI Take Off Merlin 1100 (118405)
    EI-ERJ Southdown Raven X (2232/0157) wrecked pod
    EI-EYW Thruster T600N (9039-T600N-033)
    EI-EYW
    EI-FBY BRM Citius (0118/KIT/08-CT)
    EI-FBY
    EI-FET Raj Hamsa X'Air (523)
    EI-FET
    EI-FEV Raj Hamsa X'Air (BMAA/HB/245)
    EI-FEV
    EI-WIG Synairgie Skyranger (SKR0504608)
    G-CGPN Socata MS.880B Rallye (2429)
    G-OLGA CFM Starstreak Shadow SA-II (PFA 206-13164)
    Plus several more wrecked microlight pods

    25/09 - Kilrush

    EI-AEF Cessna 120 (13692)
    EI-AEF
    EI-ANY Piper PA-18-95 (18-7152)
    EI-BCJ Aeromere F.8L Falco (204)
    EI-BCJ
    EI-BCN Piper L-4H Cub (12335)
    EI-BDL Evans VP-2 Volksplane (PFA 7213)
    EI-BMI Socata TB-9 (203)
    EI-CCM Cessna 152 (152-82320)
    EI-DKJ Thruster T600N 450 (0047-T600N-105)
    EI-DKN ELA Aviacion ELA 07 (06040450712)
    EI-DRM Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (03/10)
    EI-DXZ Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (20/10)
    EI-DXZ
    EI-EHM Rand-Robinson KR-2 (1554)
    EI-EOW Flight Design CTSW (07-07-17)
    EI-EPP Piper PA-22-160 (22-7421)
    EI-FDC PZL-Okecie 110-150 Koliber (03930051)
    G-BEMY Reims-Cessna FRA.150M (0315)
    (G-BXDP)/WK642 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (C1/0659)
    G-CPII Mudry CAP-231 (07)
    G-CPII
    N799CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (1543)
    N799CD
    N89SS Bell Helicopters 206B (1010)
    unregistered Magni M-16 (16116314)
    16116314
    unregistered Gyroglider (Unknown)

    25/09 - Millicent-Clane

    EI-BJK Socata MS.880B Rallye (3226)
    EI-ESC BRM Land Africa (0190/912ULS/11-LA)

    25/09 - Weston - full tour

    EI-BCK Reims-Cessna F.172N (1543)
    EI-BJM Cessna A.152 (A152-0936)
    EI-BMN Reims-Cessna F.152 (1912)
    EI-BNU Socata MS.880B Rallye (1204)
    EI-BSL Piper PA-34-220T (34-8233041)
    EI-BSL
    EI-CFP Cessna 172P (172-74428)
    EI-CFP
    EI-CFY Cessna 172N (172-68902)
    EI-CGD Cessna 172M (172-62309)
    EI-CGD
    EI-CIG Piper PA-18-150 (18-7203)
    EI-CIG
    EI-CML Cessna 150M (150-76786)
    EI-CRX Socata TB-9 (1170)
    EI-CRX
    EI-DDA Robinson R44 (10105)
    EI-DGX Cessna 152 (152-81296)
    EI-DGX
    EI-EDB Cessna 152 (152-82993)
    EI-EDC Reims-Cessna FA.152 (0376)
    EI-EDR Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7435265)
    EI-EMU Reims-Cessna F.152 (1882)
    EI-EWC Beech 76 Duchess (ME-227)
    EI-FBC Cessna 172N (172-73474)
    EI-FBC
    EI-FII Cessna 172RG (172RG-0550)
    EI-FII
    EI-KDH Piper PA-28-181 (2843422)
    EI-KDH
    EI-LCM Socata TBM850 (436)
    EI-MCF Cessna 172R (172-80799)
    EI-MCF
    EI-OFM Reims-Cessna F.172N (1988)
    EI-ROB Robin R.1180TD (270)
    EI-ROB
    EI-SKE Robin DR.400-135CDi (2630)
    EI-SKE
    G-BAEV Reims-Cessna FRA.150L (0173)
    G-BAEV
    G-JAKI Mooney M.20R (29-0030)
    G-JCUB Piper L-21B 135 (18-3531)
    G-JCUB
    G-KELI Robinson R44 (11040)
    G-KELI
    G-OBFS Piper PA-28-161 (2842039)
    G-OCON Robinson R44 (1608)
    G-OCON
    G-SEAI Cessna U.206G (U206-04059)
    G-VAND Gippsland GA-8 (GA8-07-114)
    G-VAND
    N2989M Piper PA-32-300 (32-7840062)
    N2989M
    N4575C Grumman JRF-5 Goose (B120)
    N4575C
    N6554B Tiger Aircraft AG-5B (10251)
    N6554B
    N65MJ Beech 58P Baron (TJ-487)
    N65MJ
    N840CD Cirrus Design SR-20 (1535)
    N840CD
    N8990F Hughes 269C (0313)
    N8990F
    N90YA Cessna 425 (425-0090)
    N90YA
    XV863 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-12-67) Preserved

    Fire Training area

    EI-AUH Reims-Cessna F.172H (0727)
    EI-AUH
    EI-BCU Socata MS.880B Rallye 100ST (2595) burnt out
    EI-BCU
    EI-BUA Cessna 172M (172-65451)
    EI-BUA
    EI-CCK Cessna 152 (152-79610)
    EI-CCK
    EI-CDV Cessna 150G (150-66677)
    EI-CDV
    EI-CGG Erco 415-C Ercoupe (3147)
    EI-CGG
    EI-GSE Reims-Cessna F.172M (1105)
    EI-GSE
    G-BHIA Reims-Cessna F.152 (1712)
    G-BHIA
    G-BPBI Cessna 152 (152-80368)
    G-BPBI

    25/09 - Newcastle

    D-ETRE Tecnam P.2002-JF Sierra (003)
    EI-AEE Auster J/1 (1873)
    EI-AVM Reims-Cessna F150L (F15000745)
    EI-AVM
    EI-BBC Piper PA-28-180 (28-1049)
    EI-BOE Socata TB-10 (301)
    EI-BOE
    EI-BSB Jodel D.112 (1067)
    EI-BSB
    EI-BYL Heintz Zenith CH-250 (2866)
    EI-BYL
    EI-DGG Raj Hamsa X'Air 133 (899)
    EI-DGG
    EI-DMA Socata MS.892E Rallye (12376)
    EI-DOW Mainair Blade 912 (1361-0104-7-W1156)
    EI-DXN Zenair CH.601HD (9-9095)
    EI-DXN
    EI-ETE Socata MS.880B Rallye (1733)
    EI-ETE
    EI-FDO Jabiru UL (0668)
    EI-FDO
    EI-MIR Roko Aero NG-4HD (017/2009)
    EI-NJA Robinson R44 (11945)
    EI-NJA
    EI-ODD Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3627)
    EI-ROK Roko Aero NG-4UL (004/2008)
    EI-ROK
    EI-SYM Van's RV-7 (72940)
    EI-SYM
    EI-VII Van's RV-7 (73114)
    EI-VII
    G-BIZV Piper PA-18-95 (18-2001)
    G-BKJF Socata MS.880B Rallye (2300)
    G-BKJF
    G-BOOL Cessna 172N (172-72486)
    G-BOOW Aerosport Scamp (PFA 117-10709)
    G-BTSN Cessna 150G (150-65106)
    G-BTSN
    G-BZGH Reims-Cessna F.172N (1789)
    G-CCBI Raj Hamsa X'Air R100(2) (600)
    G-CCBI
    G-CCIZ PZL-Okecie 110-160A Koliber (04010087)
    G-CDHH Robinson R44 (10660)
    G-HENT Socata MS.880B Rallye (3210)
    G-HENT
    G-JCMW Rand-Robinson KR-2 (PFA 129-11064)
    G-JCMW
    G-MCCY IAV Bacau Yakovlev Yak-52 (9011112)
    G-MCCY
    G-OTIG American Aviation AA-5B (0996)
    G-RVIB Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13220)
    G-RVIB
    N277SA Piper PA-28-140 (28-21661)
    N277SA
    N370WC Piper PA-32-300 (32-7840196)
    N370WC
    N4242C Cessna 172C (172-49187)
    N4242C

    25/09 - Ballyvalloo

    EI-ECG BRM Land Africa (114/912/K4/08)
    EI-ECG

    25/09 - Piltown - AM launch

    no additions to previous lifts

    25/09 - Waterford Castle

    G-RMAX Cameron Balloon C-80 Concept (4705) tethered

    25/09 - Curraghmore House - PM launch - additions only

    G-BUPH Thunder & Colt 25A (2023)
    G-BVDY Cameron Balloon C-60 (3167)
    EI-CRB Lindstrand LBL-90A (550)

    25/09 - Waterford Waterfront - Night Glow 21:00

    G-BRRF Cameron Balloon O-77 (2101)
    G-BVDY Cameron Balloon C-60 (3167)
    G-BHHN Cameron Balloon V-77 (549)
    G-RMAX Cameron Balloon C-80 Concept (4705)
    EI-EOB Cameron Balloon Z-69 (11432)
    EI-ECC Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11213)
    EI-CRB Lindstrand LBL-90A (550)