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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.

    Wednesday, 11 November 2015

    27-28/10/15 - Ivory Coast - Ghana

    Thanks to Jugs for a nice log from West Africa.

    27/10/15 - Abidjan/Felix Houphouet Boigny, Cote d'Ivoire (ABJ / DIAP)

    5N-FGV Dassault Falcon 7X (126) Nigerian Air Force ..departed
    5Y-KQH Boeing 737-7U8(WL) (32372) Kenya Airways
    9G-AGL Boeing 737-4Q8(F) (25163) Air Ghana
    ET-AMK Boeing 757-28A (32449) Ethiopian Airlines
    N586JM Cessna 182P Skylane (182-63851) Mesda Investments & Services
    OD-MEB Airbus A330-243 (998) Middle East Airlines
    RA-22322 Mil Mi-8MTV-1 (unknown) United Nations
    TU-GAA Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 (T34-289)
    TU-GAG Ayres S2R-T34 (T34-370)
    TU-TGX British Aerospace 3102 Jetstream 31 (715) Corporate Elite Group
    TU-TGX
    TU-TSL De Havilland Canada DHC-8-402NG (4478) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    XT-MBA Beech 200 King Air (BB-698) Burkina Faso Air Force
    ZS-GAZ Airbus A320-231 (81) Air Cote d'Ivoire ..all white
    unknown Let L-410 (unknown) United Nations ..departed

    27/10/15 - Accra, Ghana (ACC / DGAA)

    5N-MJO Boeing 737-86N(WL) (35640) Arik Air
    9G-AAB Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-42-320 (41) Antrak Air ..wfu/stored Southern airfield storage area
    9G-ADT Douglas DC-9-51 (47665) ex Ghana Airways ..dumped
    9G-AEM Bell 222U (47522)
    9G-AFB Embraer 145LI (14501059) Africa World Airlines
    9G-ASG British Aerospace 3202 Jetstream 31 (795) Gianair
    9G-CTK Cessna U206F Stationair (U206-02235) CTK Network Aviation
    9G-CTM Cessna U206 Stationair (unknown)
    9G-FWC Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante (110381) Aberdair Aviation
    9G-LET Let L-410UVP-E20 (871922) ..wfu/stored Southern airfield storage area
    9G-MAI Cessna TU206 Skywagon (unknown)
    9G-MAM Cessna 206 (unknown)
    9G-MAM
    9G-OBT Aerospatiale AS.350BA Ecureuil (1363) Norwegian Helicopter Consultants AS/European Helicopter Center AS
    9G-OBT
    9G-SBC British Aerospace 146-300 (E3183) Starbow Airlines
    A6-EGG Boeing 777-31HER (41070) Emirates
    A6-FLR De Havilland Canada DHC-8-402NG (4486) Starbow Airlines
    EC-MEC Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-72-212A (595) Swiftair
    EW-278TG Antonov AN-26B (13306) Vulkan Air ..www.vulkanair.co.za titles
    EW-278TG
    G530 Fokker F28-3000 (11125) Ghana Air Force ..on military ramp
    G-CIJC Sikorsky S-92A (920240) Bristow Helicopters
    G-CIJC
    LY-AVI WSK-PZL Antonov AN-2R (1G220-14) ..wfu/stored Southern airfield storage area
    M-BAEP Canadair CL605 Challenger (5929) Swift Cloud Aviation
    N604EP Canadair CL604 Challenger (5462) Bank of Utah Trustee
    N71PG Learjet 36 (36-013) Phoenix Air Group Inc
    OO-NHN Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6783) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHN
    RA-82081 Antonov AN-124-100M (9773051462165) Volga Dnepr Airlines
    S5-AFR Hawker 800XP (258385) Elitavia
    TC-JCI Airbus A330-243F (1442) THY-Turkish Airlines
    TU-HAF Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin (6593) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THZ Aerospatiale SA.365C2 Dauphin II (5073) IAS Helicopters
    ZS-SON Beech B200C King Air (BL-136) National Airways

    28/10/15 - Accra, Ghana (ACC / DGAA)

    9G-AFC Beech 1900D (UE-18) Solenta Aviation ..on military ramp
    9G-UHI Hawker 800XP (258548)
    9G-UHI
    A6-ENG Boeing 777-31HER (35604) Emirates
    EW-278TG Antonov AN-26B (13306) Vulkan Air
    G530 Fokker F28-3000 (11125) Ghana Air Force
    M-BAEP Canadair CL605 Challenger (5929) Swift Cloud Aviation
    N162GB Gulfstream 200 (117) Saib LLC
    N162GB
    N71PG Learjet 36 (36-013) Phoenix Air Group Inc
    PH-PKF Dassault Falcon 2000LX (298) Jet Netherlands BV
    RA-82081 Antonov AN-124-100M (9773051462165) Volga Dnepr Airlines
    ZS-OXN Beech 1900D (UE-83) National Airways
    unknown Cessna 402 (unknown) ..wfu/stored Southern airfield storage area

    28/10/15 - Takoradi, Ghana (DGTK)

    9G-AEU Embraer 145LI (14500996) Africa World Airlines
    EC-MBO AgustaWestland AW.139 (41357) INAER
    EC-MBP AgustaWestland AW.139 (41359) INAER
    G952 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G953 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G954 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G955 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..Gate Guard
    G956 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G957 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G958 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G961 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    ZS-TBP Beech 1900D (UE-189) Money Aviation/Tullow Oil
    ZS-TBP