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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, 15 March 2015

    28/10/14 - El Libertador - Maracay - Mariscal Sucre

    From RichT on the Aeroprints tour.

    El Libertador

    4951 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4407) Venezuelan Air Force
    9187 Rockwell T-2D Buckeye (358-12) Preserved

    Maracay - Museo Aeronautico De La Fuerza Aerea Venezolana

    "1" Fleet 10D (unknown)
    1 FLEET 10D
    "2" Morane-Saulnier MS.147 (unknown)
    2
    0022 Beech VT-34A Mentor (CG305N)
    0022
    (0023)/1E35 de Havilland Vampire T.11 (15060)
    1E35 De Havilland DH-115 Vampire T55 Venezuela Airforce
    0054 Beech VT-34A Mentor (CG306N)
    0054
    0271 Fairchild PT-19B Cornell (T43-5129)
    0271
    0453 English Electric Canberra B(I).88 (71602)
    0453
    "0984" North American F-86K Sabre (221-85) ..ex 55-4845 and German Air Force
    0984
    1052 Rans S-6/TR Coyote II (unknown)
    1052
    1673 Fairchild C-123B Provider (20295)
    1673
    2112 Aerospatiale SE.3160 Alouette III (1405)
    2112
    (2228)/"5AR1" Beech D18S (A-839)
    5AR1
    2531 de Havilland DH.104 Dove 2A (04382)
    2531
    2641 Rockwell OV-10E Bronco (354-002)
    2641
    3137 Bell 412 (33013)
    3137
    3168 Beech Queen Air B80 (LD444)
    3168
    (3741)/"2B40" North American B-25J Mitchell (108-35109) ..ex 43-28096
    2B40
    3861 Rockwell T-2D Buckeye (398-9)
    3861
    4058 Dassault Mirage 50EV (unknown)
    4058
    4402 Alenia G.222 (4081)
    4402
    4939 Beech Queen Air 65 (LC25)
    4939
    5612 Rockwell T-2D Buckeye (358-7) ..ex 159136
    5612
    6023 General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon (9P-11)
    6023
    (6409)/"2A39" English Electric Canberra B.82 (71191)
    2A39
    6780 BAC Jet Provost Mk.52 (unknown)
    6780
    8519 Bell UH-1B Iroquois (1070)
    8519
    8720 Beech Queen Air B80 (LD283)
    9456 Canadair VF-5A (1083)
    9456
    1A36 North American F-86F Sabre (unknown)
    1A36
    "1HR1" Westland WS.51 Dragonfly HR.5 (WG725)
    1HR1
    1XDT Bensen B8M Gyrocopter (unknown)
    1XDT
    3B34 de Havilland Venom FB.54 (unknown)
    3B34
    3C35 de Havilland Vampire FB.52 (unknown)
    3C35
    4AHR1 Sikorsky UH-19B Chickasaw (55-911)
    4AHR1
    4AT1 Douglas C-49K (4984)
    4AT1
    6BR1 Beech AT-7C/C-45F (2257)
    6BR1
    6HR1 Bell 47J Ranger (1782)
    6HR1
    7AT1 Douglas C-54D Skymaster (10287)
    7AT1
    10B36 Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (399-53770) ..ex 44-32809
    10B36
    ARV-0102 Grumman S-2E Tracker (142C)
    ARV-0102
    E-040 BAC Jet Provost Mk.52 (unknown)
    E040
    E-26 Vultee BT-13B Valiant (unknown) ..possibly ET-4 c/n 79-1685 ex 42-90688
    E26
    E-45 North American T-6G Texan (unknown) ..probably really E-71 c/n 78-6445
    E45
    (E-96)/2 North American T-6G Texan (81-4128)
    E96
    EV-7001 Beech Queen Air B80 (LD441)
    EV-7001
    (F-AZBB) Caudron G.3 (02)
    F-AZBB
    GN-6708 Cessna A185E Skywagon (185-1211)
    GN-6708
    MR-38 Cessna 150D (15060741)
    MR38
    (N14RL)/"1" Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (75-1447)
    N14RL
    (N123BH)/"7" Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (75-1698)
    N123BH
    "YV-C-AKE" Douglas C-47 (unknown) ..painted to represent the aircaft that crashed on 27/08/72 killing all on board
    YV-C-AKE
    (YV-E-MR-20) Champion 7EC Traveler (7EC-346)
    YV-E-MR20
    (YV-T-RTC)/"1840" Douglas C-47A (12386)
    1840
    YV-UL-008 Rand Robinson KR-2S (unknown)
    YV-UL-008
    unmarked/"Tucan" Breguet 273 (unknown)
    TUCAN
    unmarked Fairchild PT-19 Cornell (unknown)
    OLDTHING
    unmarked/"Tacarigua" Hanriot HD-1 Replica (unknown)
    TACANIGUA
    unmarked Morane-Saulnier MS.230 (unknown)
    FRAME
    unmarked/E2-S North American P-51D Mustang Replica (n/a)
    P51 REPLICA

    Maracay - Army Parachute Training Camp

    1150 Fairchild C-123B Provider (unknown) GIA
    1449 Fairchild C-123B Provider (20285) GIA

    Maracay - Pala Negro Autopista

    (2175) North American T-6G Texan (unknown) ..displayed on roundabout

    Maracay - Officers School

    3600 Rockwell T-2D Buckeye (398-7) Venezuelan Air Force

    Mariscal Sucre

    0019 North American F-86K Sabre (232-32) Mariscal Sucre Base Collection
    0597 North American F-86K Sabre (242-16) Mariscal Sucre Base Collection
    0881 North American F-86K Sabre (242-22) Mariscal Sucre Base Collection
    5324 BAC Jet Provost Mk.52 (unknown) Mariscal Sucre Base Collection
    9415 BAC Jet Provost Mk.52 (PAC(W)18316) Mariscal Sucre Base Collection
    4150 Rockwell T-2D Buckeye (398-10) EAM
    YV0150 Bell 206 Jet Ranger (2331) Gobernacion Estado Miranda
    YV2476 Convair 580 (unknown)