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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: MRTT041 Airbus A330-243MRTT Phenix (1735) in the Paris Bastille Day Flypast on 14/07/18

    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.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07

    Saturday, 12 March 2016

    11/03/16 - Birmingham - Coningsby - East Kirkby - Cranwell - East Midlands

    Pat and Stu had a day out for some Typhoons.

    10/03 - Birmingham - 20:00

    A6-ENF Boeing 777-31HER (41085) Emirates Airlines
    D-CAVA Swearingen SA.227AC Metro III (AC-758B) Bin Air
    EI-DVE Airbus A320-214 (3129) Aer Lingus
    EI-FHT Boeing 737-8JP (40867) Norwegian Air International
    EI-FMK Aerospatiale ATR 72-600 (1297) Aer Lingus Regional
    EI-FOF Boeing 737-8AS (44716) Ryanair
    F-GRXK Airbus A319-115LR (2716) Air France
    G-BYAW Boeing 757-204 (27234) Thomson Airways
    G-BYAY Boeing 757-204 (28836) Thomson Airways
    G-ECOT de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4251) Flybe
    G-FDZG Boeing 737-8K5 (35139) Thomson Airways
    G-FFFC Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0451) Flairjet
    G-TCDL Airbus A321-211(SL) (6968) Thomas Cook Airlines
    N284DH Boeing 767-304ER (28040) ex TUIfly Nordic
    SP-ENI Boeing 737-43Q (28489) Enter Air
    VT-ANP Boeing 787-8 (36287) Air India

    11/03 - Coningsby

    30+45 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS030) German Air Force/TLG 73
    30+48 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS033) German Air Force/TLG 73
    30+50 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS035) German Air Force/TLG 73
    30+50
    30+57 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS041) German Air Force/TLG 31
    30+57
    30+58 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS042) German Air Force/TLG 31
    "EN398"/JE-J Spitfire IX FSM (Unknown) Preserved
    G-FRAS Dassault Falcon 20C (82) Cobham Leasing Ltd
    G-FRAS
    PZ865/EG-S Hawker Hurricane IIc (PZ865) BBMF
    PZ865
    XR753/XI English Electric Lightning F.6 (95218) Preserved
    (XS897)/"XP765"/A English Electric Lightning F.6 (95243) Preserved
    XW924/G British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (712079) Preserved
    ZH106/06 Boeing Sentry AEW.1 (24114) 8/54 Sqn
    ZH106
    ZH106 Fin
    ZH107/07 Boeing Sentry AEW.1 (24499) 8/54 Sqn
    ZJ802/DW Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT003) 11 Sqn
    ZJ805/BD Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT006) 29(R) Sqn
    ZJ805
    ZJ808/BP Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT009) 29(R) Sqn
    ZJ810/BI Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT011) 29(R) Sqn
    ZJ812/BK Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT013) 29(R) Sqn
    ZJ812
    ZJ813/BL Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT014) 29(R) Sqn
    ZJ814/BH Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT015) 29(R) Sqn
    ZJ814
    (ZJ815)/EB-H Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT016) 41(R) TES Sqn
    ZJ913/QO-M Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS004) 3 Sqn
    ZJ913
    (ZJ917)/QO-G Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS008) 3 Sqn
    ZJ919/DC Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS010) 11 Sqn
    ZJ932/DB Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS023) 11 Sqn
    ZJ935/DJ Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS026) 11 Sqn
    ZJ935
    ZJ936/QO-C Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS027) 3 Sqn
    ZJ936
    (ZJ942)/DH Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS035) 11 Sqn
    ZK316/FA Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS075) 1 Sqn
    ZK316
    ZK320/BR Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS081) 29(R) Sqn
    ZK320
    ZK325/FK Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS086) 1 Sqn
    ZK325
    ZK331/BT Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS092) 29(R) Sqn
    ZK331
    ZK336/FD Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS097) 1 Sqn
    ZK336
    ZK339/EB-E Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS100) 41(R) TES Sqn
    ZK348/FN Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS109) 1 Sqn
    ZK348
    (ZK380)/BG Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT025) 29(R) Sqn
    ZZ333 Airbus Voyager KC.3 (1312) 10/101 Sqn, overflight

    11/03 - East Kirkby - Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

    (AE436) Handley-Page Hampden B.I (unknown) ..fuselage section
    AE436
    (BL655) Supermarine Spitfire F.Vb (CBAF.1680) ..forward fuselage wreckage
    BL655
    (G-ASXX)/NX611/LE-H/DX-C Avro Lancaster B.VII (Unknown)
    G-ASXX
    G-ASXX Art
    (N473DC)/2100882/3X-P Douglas C-47A-75-DL (19345) Dakota Heritage Inc Trustee
    N473DC
    (NP294) Percival P.31 Proctor (H.678) ..dismantled
    NP294
    (WH957) English Electric Canberra E.15 (SH1682) ..nose
    WH957

    11/03 - Cranwell

    G-BYUB/UB Grob G.115E Tutor (82087) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns
    G-BYUN/UN Grob G.115E Tutor (82099) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns
    G-BYUS/US Grob G.115E Tutor (82103) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns
    G-BYUU/UU Grob G.115E Tutor (82105) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns
    G-BYVO/VO Grob G.115E Tutor (82125) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns
    G-BYWB/WB Grob G.115E Tutor (82137) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns
    G-BYWN/WN Grob G.115E Tutor (82149) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns
    G-BYXP/XP Grob G.115E Tutor (82176) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns
    G-CGKC/KC Grob G.115E Tutor (82303) 16(R)/115(R) Sqns

    11/03 - East Midlands - 16:45

    D-CAUW Cessna 560 Citation Encore (560-0578) SFD Stuttgart Flugdienst
    EI-EPA Boeing 737-8AS (34987) Ryanair
    EI-FOC Boeing 737-8AS (44714) Ryanair
    G-BTPF British Aerospace ATPF (2013) West Atlantic
    G-BWLF Cessna 404 Titan (404-0414) RVL Aviation
    G-JEDM de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4077) Flybe
    G-JZHC Boeing 737-8K5 (30593) Jet 2
    G-LEAF Reims/Cessna F406 Caravan II (F406-0018) RVL Aviation
    G-MAJL British Aerospace Jetstream 41 (41087) Eastern Airways
    G-MIND Cessna 404 Titan (404-0004) RVL Aviation
    G-OXFG Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V (3449486) CAE Oxford Aviation Academy ..overshoot
    G-TAWL Boeing 737-8K5 (37243) Thomson Airways
    M-JCBC Sikorsky S-76C+ (760616) J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
    N419MC Boeing 747-48EF (28367) Atlas Air
    N499MC Boeing 747-47UF (29260) Atlas Air
    S2-AHF Aerospatiale ATR 72-500 (636) for Novo Air, ex BQB Lineas Aereas
    SE-MHG British Aerospace ATPF (2014) West Atlantic
    UR-82073 Antonov An-124-100 (9773054359139) Antonov Airlines

    11/03 - Birmingham - 18:00

    D-AIUH Airbus A320-214(SL) (6225) Lufthansa
    D-AIZB Airbus A320-214 (4120) Lufthansa
    EI-EKS Boeing 737-8AS (38504) Ryanair
    EI-FEE Boeing 737-8AS (44686) Ryanair
    EI-FHO Boeing 737-86N (35647) Norwegian Air International
    EI-FJF Boeing 737-86N (36814) Norwegian Air International
    G-BYAY Boeing 757-204 (28836) Thomson Airways
    G-OZBR Airbus A321-231 (1794) Monarch Airlines
    G-OZBZ Airbus A321-231 (1421) Monarch Airlines
    HA-TAG SAAB 340A (078) Fleet Air International
    M-GYQM Bombardier BD700 Global Express XRS (9189) Head Win Group Ltd
    PH-BCE Boeing 737-8K2 (42151) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    N284DH Boeing 767-304ER (28040) ex TUIfly Nordic
    SP-ENI Boeing 737-43Q (28489) Enter Air
    SX-RFA Boeing 757-23N (30232) Gainjet
    VT-ANE Boeing 787-8 (36280) Air India