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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:
    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida, Antalya/Istanbul, Finnish AF show, Sliac show

    Header Picture: JY-BAB Boeing 787-8 (35319) at Heathrow on 22/01/17

    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:
    1st Dec - 604 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Van's page
    2nd Dec - 105 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Cirrus page
    4th Dec - 192 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Biz & Twins page
    8th Dec - 139 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Mooney page
    15th Dec - 320 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Exhibition page
    16th Dec - 58 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Exhibition page for the Ultralight Exhibition and Balloon Night Glow
    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

    Saturday, 13 December 2014

    UK - Hooton Park Trust - 13/12/14

    Visited by StuC.

    The Aeroplane Collection

    (BAPC-309) Fairey Gannet T.2 (unknown) ..cockpit
    BAPC-309
    (G-AFIU) Luton Parker CA-4 (CA-4) ..fuselage
    G-AFIU
    G-AFIU 2
    (G-AHUI) Miles M.38 Messenger (6335) ..parts/components
    G-AJEB Auster J/1N (2325)
    G-AJEB
    (G-AJFF) Miles M.38 Messenger (6363) ..parts/components
    (G-AKHZ) Miles M.65-1A Gemini (6527) ..parts/components
    G-AKHZ
    (G-AKIO) Miles M.38 Messenger (6729) ..parts/components
    G-AKIO
    (XD624) de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15449) ..dismantled
    XD624
    unmarked Miles Wings Ltd Gulp 100A hang glider (unknown) ..wrapped up
    Gulp 100A
    WZ581 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (unknown) ..booms and cowlings only, pod with private collector in Hemel Hempstead
    WZ581


    The Griffin Trust

    unmarked Easy Riser biplane microlight (unknown) ..wings only
    Easy Riser


    Private owners

    (BAPC-201) Mignet HM.14 Pou-du-Ciel (IJ.1) ..new build fuselage
    BAPC-201
    (BGA466) Slingsby T.8 Tutor (MHL/RT.7) ..dismantled
    (BGA473/G-ALPU) Slingsby T.8 Tutor (MHL/RT.12) ..fuselage
    BGA473
    (G-9-450/XE584) Hawker Hunter FGA.9 (41H/679942) ..cockpit
    XE584
    (WV903)/128 Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.4 (AW.6118) ..cockpit
    unmarked Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.4 (unknown) ..cockpit
    Sea Hawk