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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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    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

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

    Logs/pics - If you have any topical logs and pics from interesting places we could use on the blog please contact me at the address above. Especially welcome would be any museums we haven't yet covered.

    Thursday, 4 December 2014

    19/11/14 - Israeli Air Force Museum Hatzerim

    Visited by StuC.

    (12)/"03" Aerospatiale SA.318C Alouette II (1969)
    12
    (19) Aerospatiale SA.318C Alouette II (unknown)
    19
    010 Aerospatiale SA.321 Super Frelon (125)
    010
    020 Aerospatiale SA.321 Super Frelon (138)
    020
    907/1333 Aerospatiale SA.342L Gazelle (1788) ex Syrian AF 1333
    907
    002 Agusta-Bell AB.205A (4020)
    002
    040 Agusta-Bell AB.206A (8538)
    040
    unmarked Auster 5 (unknown) front fuselage section, wreck
    Auster 5
    "VQ-PAH" Auster AOP.5 (unknown)
    VQ-PAH
    (G-AHAY)/A-13 Auster J/1 Autocrat (1956)
    G-AHAY
    120-γ Avia S-199 (unknown)
    γ-120
    109 Beech 65-B80A Queen Air (LD489)
    109
    026 Bell 212 (32227)
    026
    (68-15021)/"444" Bell AH-1F Cobra (20555)
    68-15021
    115 Bell AH-1G Cobra (20710) ex 68-15176
    115
    (008) Boeing 707-131 (17667)
    008
    039/4X-FPN Boeing KC-97G Stratotanker (16767) ex 52-2736
    039
    (4X-AII/2745)/"31" Boeing PT-13D Kaydet (75-3015)
    4X-AII
    (4X-AIK)/(27)52 Boeing PT-17 Kaydet (75-5096)
    2752
    (171) Bristol Beaufighter TT.10 (unknown) ex RD448, small parts from wreck
    171
    059 Cessna U.206E (1536)
    059
    (N285RA)/"3401" Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina (64017)
    N285RA
    988 Dassault Mirage IIIBJ (unknown) ex 88, 288
    988
    (111)/"158" Dassault Mirage IIICJ (6)
    111
    159 Dassault Mirage IIICJ (CJ42) ex FAA C-713
    159
    (64)/"09" Dassault Mystere IVA (176)
    64
    60 Dassault Mystere IVA (172)
    60
    49 Dassault Ouragan (332 ?)
    49
    80 Dassault Ouragan (218)
    80
    "VQ-PAU" de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth (85969) composite
    VQ-PAU
    (G-AKRS/RL981)/"VQ-PAR" de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide (6952)
    RL981
    (255)/"L158" de Havilland Vampire FB.52 (V0699) ex SAAF 255, RRAF 1839
    255
    (0053) de Havilland Vampire T.55 (unknown) ex FAVenezuela
    0053
    (J-1516)/"353" de Havilland Venom FB.50 (726) Iraqi marks, ex Swiss AF
    J-1516
    027 Dornier Do27Q-1 (2016)
    027
    005 Dornier Do28B-1 (3113)
    005
    611 Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (13782) ex 155010
    611
    (270)/"272" Douglas A-4H Skyhawk (13983) ex 155289
    270
    038/4X-FNZ Douglas C-47B (16559/33307)
    038
    (3137)/"05" Fokker S.11-2 (6256)
    3137
    (184)/"212" Fouga CM.170 Magister (278)
    184
    (WA905)/"40" Gloster Meteor F.8 (unknown) Gate guard
    40
    06 Gloster Meteor F.8 (unknown) ex 2173
    06
    157 Gloster Meteor NF.13 (unknown) ex WM320
    157
    51 Gloster Meteor NF.13 (unknown) ex 2157, WM334
    51
    15 Gloster Meteor T.7 (unknown) ex 2164
    15
    18 Gloster Meteor T.7 (unknown) ex 2171
    18
    21 Gloster Meteor T.8 (unknown)
    21
    944 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (A044) ex 160773
    944
    (N7850C/69355)/V34 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger (69355)
    N7850C
    (J-747) Hawker Hunter FGA.9 (S4U3276) Jordanian marks, ex Chile
    747
    (3301) Hiller 360 Raven (105) ex N8105H
    3301
    204 Hughes 500MD (890550D)
    204
    212 Hughes 500MD (1190598D)
    212
    203 IAI Arava 202 (101)
    203
    (999764)/03 IAI Kfir F-21A (29) ex USMC
    999764
    712 IAI Kfir C.1 (01)
    712
    874 IAI Kfir C.2 (74)
    874
    451/01 IAI Kfir C.2R (47) ex 751
    451
    529 IAI Kfir C.7 (178)
    529
    310 IAI Kfir TC.2 (B10)
    310
    B-2 IAI Lavi (B02)
    B-2
    501 IAI Nesher A (S-01) ex Mirage 5J 586
    501
    096 IAI Saar (Super Mystere upgrade) (06)
    096
    123 IAI Scout UAV (unknown)
    123
    234 IAI Scout UAV (unknown)
    234
    703 IAI Searcher UAV (unknown)
    703
    630 IAI Tzukit (D181) ex 152
    630
    674 IAI Tzukit (D091) ex 115
    674
    677 IAI Tzukit (D153) ex 111
    677
    4X-COA IAI Westwind (71)
    4X-COA
    (398)/"695" McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (40) ex 73-0098, never flew with IAF, 398 allocated only
    398
    (156) McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3920) ex 69-7245
    156
    (334)/"229" McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (2594) ex 66-0327
    334
    297 McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4822) ex 74-1015
    297
    323 McDonnell Douglas F-4E(S) Phantom II (3461) ex 68-0380
    323
    614 McDonnell Douglas F-4E-2000 Phantom II (4020) ex 69-7568
    614
    485 McDonnell Douglas RF-4E Phantom II (4933) ex 75-0419
    485
    498 McDonnell Douglas RF-4E(S) Phantom II (4017) ex 69-7567
    498
    "1033" Mikoyan MiG-17F (unknown) Egyptian marks, ex Syria
    1033
    "007" Mikoyan MiG-21F-13 (unknown) ex Egypt ? (not ex Iraq 534)
    007
    339 Mikoyan MiG-21UM (516999339) ex Madagascar
    339
    2786 Mikoyan MiG-23MLD (0390324522/17019) ex Syria
    2786
    (4X-ARS/0806) Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman (769) ex 44-70504
    0806
    045/4X-FAE Nord N.2501D Noratlas (D151)
    045
    (11)14 North American AT-6D (84-7666)
    1114
    (11)25 North American AT-6D (88-17025) ex 42-85244
    1125
    38 North American P-51D Mustang (unknown)
    38
    41 North American P-51D Mustang (unknown)
    41
    (G-BDZZ)/"001" North American T-6G (unknown) ex 51-15033
    G-BDZZ
    (4X-FMD)/004 PBN BN-2A Islander (285)
    004
    (4X-SVY/006)/"02" Pilatus PC-6A (646)
    006
    068 Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-5252 or 18-5240)
    068
    099 Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-7760)
    099
    (N6564K)/"B-61" Republic RC-3 Seabee (834)
    N6564K
    027 Ryan AQM-34M UAV (unknown)
    027
    125 Ryan BQM-34A Firebee UAV (unknown)
    125
    158 Ryan BQM-34A Firebee UAV (unknown)
    158
    160 Ryan BQM-34A Firebee UAV (unknown)
    160
    07 Sikorsky CH-34B (58-1595) ex 150776
    07
    471 Sikorsky CH-53A Stallion (65078) ex 871, 153307
    471
    03 Sikorsky UH-19D (55-992)
    03
    334 Socata TB.20 Trinidad (1694)
    334
    09 Sud Vautour IIA (30) ex France 15
    09
    33 Sud Vautour IIBR (95) ex France 624
    33
    70 Sud Vautour IIN (4) ex France 301
    70
    S-827 Tadiran Mastiff UAV (unknown)
    S-827
    (2028)"26" Vickers Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe (unknown) ex SL653
    2028
    (20)78 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe (unknown) ex EN145, MM4116
    2078
    (307) WSK SBLim-2 (3507) Egypt c/s, ex Poland
    307
    003 IAI Impact UAV (unknown)
    003
    unmarked Northrop MQM-74A Chukar (unknown)
    UAV 1
    unmarked unidentified UAV (unknown)
    UAV 2
    unmarked unidentified UAV (unknown)
    UAV 3
    unmarked MiG/Sukhoi tail sections from shot down a/c
    Su-7 tail
    MiG-19 tail
    Tail

    Hatzerim - Museum store, access denied, these were visible

    009 Aerospatiale SA.321 Super Frelon (114)
    009
    018 Aerospatiale SA.321 Super Frelon (136)
    21 Aerospatiale SA.321 Super Frelon (146)
    106 Beech 65-B80A Queen Air (LD-485)
    (116)/"103"/4X-JYW Boeing 707-328 (17617)
    116
    010 Boeing 720-023B (18013)
    (09)/"11" Dassault Mystere IVA (214)
    (71 ?)/"007" Dassault Mystere IVA (231)
    042/4X-FMJ Douglas C-47A (16283/33031)
    107 Lockheed F-16A Netz (6V-4) in paint hangar
    107
    4010 Mil Mi-24D (M344010) ex Czech AF
    107 4010 09
    043/4X-FAC Nord N.2501D Noratlas (2501D-134)
    055/4X-FAG Nord N.2501D Noratlas (2501D-165)
    055

    Hatzerim - revetment 1

    307/"340" Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown) rear fuselage of 340
    307
    311 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    311
    314 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    314
    316 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown) rear fuselage only
    316
    337 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    337
    364 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    364
    365 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    365
    367 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    367
    368 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    368
    371 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    371
    377 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    377
    385 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    385
    397 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown) rear fuselage only
    397
    542 Douglas TA-4H Skyhawk (unknown)
    542
    547 Douglas TA-4H Skyhawk (unknown)
    547
    unmarked Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown) rear fuselage only
    A-4 tail 1
    unmarked Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown) rear fuselage only
    A-4 tail 2

    Hatzerim - revetment 2

    203 Hughes 500MD/TOW (890470D)
    203
    206 Hughes 500MD/TOW (1090552D)
    206
    209 Hughes 500MD/TOW (1090570D)
    209
    215 Hughes 500MD/TOW (1290616D)
    215
    217 Hughes 500MD/TOW (400617D)
    217
    218 Hughes 500MD/TOW (500643D)
    218
    221 Hughes 500MD/TOW (600666D)
    221
    222 Hughes 500MD/TOW (600667D)
    222
    225 Hughes 500MD/TOW (800684D)
    225
    242 Hughes 500MD/TOW (800686D)
    242
    254 Hughes 500MD/TOW (900687D)
    254
    282 Hughes 500MD/TOW (1000722D)
    282
    603 IAI Tzukit (D128) ex 119
    603
    607 IAI Tzukit (D4/64) ex 032
    607
    623 IAI Tzukit (D167) ex 126
    623
    629 IAI Tzukit (D23/105) ex 044
    629
    639 IAI Tzukit (D214) ex 129
    639
    673 IAI Tzukit (D40/142) ex 038
    673
    187 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3751) ex 68-0544
    187
    210 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4267) ex 71-1093
    210
    223 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4885) ex 74-1027
    223
    261 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4354) ex 71-1791
    261
    266 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4361) ex 71-1792
    266
    322 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3374) ex 68-0333
    322
    328 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3238) ex 67-0362
    328
    488 McDonnell-Douglas RF-4E Phantom II (4061) ex 69-7592
    488

    Hatzerim - revetment 3

    222 Douglas A-4H Skyhawk (13948) ex 155254
    222
    230 Douglas A-4H Skyhawk (13965) ex 155271
    230
    359 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    359
    379 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (14515) ex 159816
    379
    393 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    393
    407 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
    407
    891 Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (13017) ex 149964
    891
    321 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3686) ex 68-0502
    321
    (326) McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3281) ex 67-0383
    326

    Hatzerim - revetment 4

    419 IAI Kfir C.2R (unknown) ex 719
    419
    514 IAI Kfir C7 (unknown)
    514
    999725/11 IAI F-21A Kfir (unknown)
    999725
    826 IAI Kfir C2 (unknown)
    826
    853 IAI Kfir C2 (unknown)
    853
    886 IAI Kfir C2 (unknown)
    886
    895 IAI Kfir C2 (unknown)
    895
    171 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3721) ex 68-0524
    171
    295 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4817) ex 74-1014
    295

    Hatzerim - revetment 5

    108 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3494) ex 68-0398
    111 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3840) ex 69-0299
    111
    122 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3529) ex 68-0417
    122
    124 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3887) ex 69-7224
    124
    127 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3890) ex 69-7226
    134 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3682) ex 68-0499
    141 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3834) ex 69-0294
    148 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4021) ex 69-7569
    148
    159 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3998) ex 69-7553
    170 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4213) ex 71-0227
    170
    189 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4223) ex 71-0235
    189
    208 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4263) ex 71-1090
    208
    225 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4280) ex 71-1402
    317 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4272) ex 71-1394
    327 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3187) ex 67-0346
    333 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3250) ex 67-0368
    333