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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.

    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

    Monday, 27 April 2015

    16/04/1515 - HMS Sultan - Fleetlands - Lee on Solent - Bournemouth

    An appetizer for the Spanish Trip by Stu & Pat.

    HMS Sultan - Thanks to our very knowledgable escort

    Cockerell Hangar

    XP110 Westland Wessex HAS.3 (WA61)
    XV699/823 Westland Seaking HU.5 SAR (WA670)
    XZ589/E Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA855)
    ZA167/22 Westland Seaking HU.5 SAR (WA900)
    ZD630/12 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA939)
    ZE426/WX Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA953)
    ZG816/14 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA997)
    ZG818/07 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA999)

    Newcomen Hangar

    XS568/441 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9579)
    XV655/N-270 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA643)
    XV660/N-69 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA648)
    XV665/CU-507 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA653)
    XV675/PW-701 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA663)
    XV696/L-267 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA667)
    XV708/CU-501 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA679)
    XV711/CW-515 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA682)
    XV713/L-018 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA684)
    XZ576 Westland Seaking HU.5 (WA844)
    XZ581/CU-269 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA849)
    ZD634/L-503 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA943)
    ZD637/PW-700 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA946)
    ZG817/PW-702 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA998)
    ZG819/N-265 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA1000)

    Outside Newcomen Hangar

    XV700/ZC Westland Seaking HAS.6C (WA671)
    XV703/ZD Westland Seaking HAS.6C (WA674)
    XZ579/PW-707 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA847)
    XZ597/M Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA863)
    XZ930 Aerospatiale Gazelle HT.3 (1727)
    ZD254/305 Westland Lynx HAS.3S (259)
    ZD465/55 British Aerospace Harrier GR.9 (P55)
    ZF649 AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin (50005)

    Outside Fort Rowner

    ZA127/09 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA888)

    Stephenson Hangar

    XV370/260 Sikorsky SH-3D Seaking (61393)
    XV642/259 Westland Seaking HAS.2A (WA630)
    XV676/ZE Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA664)
    XZ580/ZB Westland Seaking HC.6 (WA848)
    XZ922/ZA Westland Seaking HAS.6CR (WA882)
    ZA133/831 Westland Seaking HU.6 (WA894)
    ZA168/CU-830 Westland Seaking HU.6 (WA901)

    Whittle Hangar

    XT453/PO-B Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA275)
    XV651 Westland Seaking HU.5 SAR (WA639)
    XV663/18 Westland Seaking HAS.6 (WA651) ..grey/red RN scheme stbd, yellow RAF port
    XV663 RN
    XV663 RAF
    XZ591/G Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA857)
    XZ592/H Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA858)
    XZ599/P Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA865)
    ZA292/WU Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA906)
    ZA293/A Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA907)
    ZA297/W Westland Seaking HC.4+ (WA911)
    ZA312/E Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA916)
    ZD476/WZ Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA931)
    ZD479/WQ Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA934)
    ZD626/S Westland Seaking HC.4+ (WA937)
    ZE368/R Westland Seaking HAR.3 (WA947)
    ZF119/WY Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA966)
    ZF120/Z Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA967)
    ZF122/V Westland Seaking HC.4 (WA969)
    unmarked BAe Sea Harrier F/A.2 COT (n/a) ..Cockpit Orientation Trainer
    Sea Harrier COT
    unmarked Sepecat Jaguar GR.3 COT (n/a) ..Cockpit Orientation Trainer
    Jaguar COT

    Outside Whittle Hangar

    XR518 Westland Wessex HC.2 (WA140)
    XS514/L Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA183)
    XT484/H Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA306)
    XT485 Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA307)
    XV724 Westland Wessex HC.2 (WA619)
    ZA170 Westland Seaking HAS.5 (WA903)


    XX443 or XZ305 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1


    ZD983 Boeing-Vertol Chinook HC.4 (M7022)
    ZF539 Westland Lynx AH.9A (331)
    ZF563 Westland Lynx HMA.8SRU (340)


    G-ATVS Piper PA-28-180 (28-3041)
    G-BBYP Piper PA-28-140 (28-7425158)
    G-BKDH Robin DR.400-120 (1582)
    G-BXTO Hindustan Pushpak Mk.1 (PK-128)
    G-JBCB Agusta A-109E (11168) Castle Air Ltd
    G-JSAT Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander (2277)
    G-OVFR Reims-Cessna F.172N (1892)
    G-SAMZ Cessna 150D (150-60536)
    XT780 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9662) CEMAST College
    XW358 BAC Jet Provost T.5A (EEP/JP/1008) CEMAST College


    2-LOVE Beech A36 Bonanza (E-854)
    9H-AHA Boeing 737-505 (24647) Air X Charter
    EI-RUP Boeing 737-808 (34706) Leasing Company
    G-ATPD Hawker-Siddeley 125 Series 1A/522 (25085) Fire Service
    G-AXIO Piper PA-28-140 (28-25764)
    G-AZCL Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B154)
    G-BASN Beech C23 Musketeer (M-1476)
    G-BHJS Partenavia P.68B (172)
    G-BNNY Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016084)
    G-BOGM Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-8031077)
    G-BOOF Piper PA-28-181 (28-7890084)
    G-BWCS/XW293 BAC Jet Provost T.5 (EEP/JP/957)
    G-BWPH Piper PA-28-181 (28-7790311)
    G-BXTY Piper PA-28-161 (2841179)
    G-BXTZ Piper PA-28-161 (2841181)
    G-BXZK McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00057) Police
    G-BYBF Robin R.2160i (329)
    G-BYHJ Piper PA-28R-201 (2844020)
    G-BZLG Robin HR.200-120B (353)
    G-BZNN Beech 76 Duchess (ME-343)
    G-BZWG Piper PA-28-140 (28-7625188)
    G-CBLE Robin R.2120U (364)
    G-CGRD Cirrus Design SR-22 (2234)
    G-CTCB Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.083) CTC Aviation
    G-CTCC Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.161) CTC Aviation
    G-CTCH Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.238) CTC Aviation
    G-DOSA Diamond DA 42MPP Twin Star (42.319)
    G-DZKY Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.342)
    G-EJEL Cessna 550 (550-0643)
    G-EMOL Schweizer 269C-1 (0300)
    G-ESET Eurocopter EC.130B4 (4817)
    G-FCAC Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.062)
    G-FRAD Dassault Falcon 20E (304) Cobham Leasing Ltd
    G-FRAF Dassault Falcon 20E (295) Cobham Leasing Ltd
    G-FRAL Dassault Falcon 20DC (151) Cobham Leasing Ltd
    G-GDMW Beech 76 Duchess (ME-316)
    G-GPFI Boeing 737-229 (20907) Instructional Airframe
    G-HGPI Socata TB-20 (851)
    G-IINI Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-13781)
    G-IKOS Cessna 550 (550-0957) London Executive Aviation
    G-JMCL Boeing 737-322F (23951) Atlantic Airlines
    G-JNNH Robinson R66 (0016) Heli Air
    G-KTIA Hawker 900XP (HA-0140) TAG Aviation (UK)
    G-LEAC Cessna 510 (510-0075) Blink
    G-LMAO Reims-Cessna F.172N (1780)
    G-MAFF Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander (2119) Cobham Leasing Ltd
    G-MAPR Beech A36 Bonanza (E-2713)
    G-MATT Robin R.2160 (97)
    G-NATY/XR537 Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.548)
    G-OMAF Dornier Do.228-200 (8112) Cobham Leasing Ltd
    G-OPFR Diamond DA 42 Twin Star (42.077)
    G-RAJG Boeing 737-476 (24439) Cello Aviation
    G-RSXL Cessna 560XL (560-5699)
    G-SMTD Eurocopter AS.350B3 (7300) Bournemouth Helicopters
    G-TAWP Boeing 737-8K5 (37257) Thomson Airways
    G-THOC Boeing 737-59D (24694) TAG Aviation (UK)
    HA-SHA Boeing 737-505 (24648) Leasing Company
    LX-JFS Pilatus PC-12/47E (1314) Jetfly Aviation
    M-ALCB Pilatus PC-12/47E (1175)
    M-DRIL Pilatus PC-12/47E (1422)
    M-HARP Pilatus PC-12/47E (1257)
    M-MIKE Cessna 525B (525B-0280)
    N290PA Beech C90 King Air (LJ-519)
    N292GL Boeing 737-5L9 (29235) Leasing Company
    N447FT Canadair CL-44O (16) Leasing Company
    N470AC Boeing 737-3L9 (24570) Leasing Company
    N475EL Boeing 737-53A (24754) Leasing Company
    N499AG Piper PA-30-160 (30-1415)
    N500 Piper PA-31T (31T-7920094)
    N552MD Piper PA-44-180 (44-7995008)
    N623NP Gulfstream G3 (357)
    N733UK Boeing 737-3Q8 (26307) Leasing Company
    N737CC Boeing 737-74Q (29135) Mid East Jet
    N797EL Boeing 737-505 (25797) Leasing Company
    SX-VIP Boeing 737-3Y0 (24680) Leasing Company
    VP-BKK Hawker-Siddeley 125 Series 731 (25238)
    VP-BOI Boeing 737-505 (24650) Leasing Company
    VR-BEB BAC 1-11 527FX (226) Fire Service
    WJ992 English Electric Canberra T.4 (R3/EA3/6617) Fire Service
    XJ690/ET-272 Hawker Hunter FGA.9/T.7 (41H/688081) Preserved, composite
    ZS-DJI Boeing 767-216ER (23624) Aeronexus Corporation