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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.
    18th July - Log added for RIAT Fairford 13/07

    Sunday, 1 March 2015

    08/03/15 - Gliding Heritage Centre Lasham

    Visited by StuC on 08/03/15

    BGA162 Manuel Willow Wren (Unknown)
    BGA162

    BGA178 Manuel Crested Wren (Unknown)
    BGA178

    BGA448/D-11-875 Jacobs DFS 108-68 Weihe (000348)
    BGA448

    BGA578/AQN Schneider DFS 108-49 Grunau Baby (G.3348)
    BGA578

    BGA628/G-ALRU Elliotts AP.8 Baby (EoN/B/004)
    BGA628

    BGA643 Slingsby T.15 Gull 3 (364A)
    BGA643

    BGA655/CK-8592 Zlin Z.24 (101)
    BGA655

    BGA663/663 Slingsby T.26 Kite 2 (727)
    BGA663

    BGA685/AVB Slingsby T.34 Sky (644)
    BGA685

    BGA815/BAN Slingsby T.30B Prefect (1120)
    BGA815

    BGA870/155 Slingsby T.43 Skylark 3 (1195)
    BGA870

    BGA962/BGR Elliotts Olympia 2B (EoN/O/124)
    BGA962

    BGA1029/127 Elliotts Olympia 2B (EoN/O/134)
    BGA1029

    BGA1066/BLZ Slingsby T.50 Skylark 4 (1346)
    BGA1066

    BGA1183/BRW Slingsby T.49B Capstan (1413)
    BGA1183

    BGA1365/BZM Slingsby T.45 Swallow (1597)
    BGA1365

    BGA1373/BZV Elliotts EoN 460 Srs.1 (EoN/S/046)
    BGA1373

    BGA1778 Manuel Hawk (1)
    BGA1778

    BGA2267/DPG Akaflieg Munchen Mu.13D-III (005)
    BGA2267

    BGA2284/DPZ Slingsby T.34A Sky (822)
    BGA2284

    BGA2903/ERZ Musger Mg-19a (015)
    BGA2903

    BGA3148/993 Slingsby T.21B Sedbergh (MHL.017)
    BGA3148

    BGA3229/FFQ Slingsby T.31B Cadet (913)
    BGA3229

    BGA3661/FZT Hutter H.17a (7)
    BGA3661

    BGA3922 Abbott-Baynes Scud I (001)
    BGA3922

    BGA4372/XP463/JBA Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper (Unknown)
    BGA4372

    G-AEKV B.A.C. Drone 2 de luxe (30)
    G-AEKV

    G-ALJR/BGA283 Abbott-Baynes Scud III (2)
    G-ALJR

    G-DCCP/L99 Schleicher ASK-13 (13052)
    G-DCCP

    G-DDMB/831 Schleicher K.8B (8209)

    G-KSIX/CS Schleicher Ka.6E (4165)
    G-KSIX

    unregistered Colditz Cock Replica (n/a)
    Colditz Cock


    An earlier visit on 08/08/13 during the Vintage Glider Club Rally produced the following, others were out flying.

    BGA162 Manuel Willow Wren (Unknown)
    BGA162

    BGA283/G-ALJR Abbott-Baynes Scud III (2)
    BGA283

    BGA448/D-11-875/17 Jacobs DFS 108-68 Weihe (000348)
    BGA448

    BGA578/AQN Schneider DFS 108-49 Grunau Baby (G.3348)
    BGA578

    BGA643 Slingsby T.15 Gull 3 (364A)
    BGA643

    BGA663/663 Slingsby T.26 Kite 2 (727)
    BGA663

    BGA759/AYD Slingsby T.41 Skylark 2 (1048)
    BGA759

    BGA1278/403 Elliotts Olympia (EoN/4/001)
    BGA1278

    BGA2267/DPG Akaflieg Munchen Mu.13D-III (005)
    BGA2267

    BGA3661/FZT Hutter H.17a (7)
    BGA3661

    BGA3922 Abbott-Baynes Scud I (001)
    BGA3922

    BGA4372/XP463 Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper (Unknown)
    BGA4372

    unmarked Colditz Cock reproduction (Unknown)
    Colditz Cock