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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:
    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida, Antalya/Istanbul, Finnish AF show, Sliac show

    Header Picture: N104AZ Van's RV-10 (41226) at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016

    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:
    1st Dec - 604 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Van's page
    2nd Dec - 105 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Cirrus page
    4th Dec - 192 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Biz & Twins page
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    15th Dec - 320 pics added to Oshkosh 2016 Exhibition page

    Thursday, 12 May 2016

    10-11/05/16 - Birmingham - Mildenhall - Lakenheath - Cambridge - Stansted - Luton - Booker - Oxford

    Ian, Stu, Matthew & Paul had a couple of days in the East Anglian drizzle. Pics by Ian.

    10/05 - Birmingham - 05:30

    9H-MTF Boeing 737-329 (23774) Multiflight
    D-AILD Airbus A319-114 (0623) Lufthansa
    D-AIUF Airbus A320-214(SL) (6141) Lufthansa
    EC-IMX Embraer Emb-120ER (120158) Swiftair
    EI-DPM Boeing 737-8AS (33640) Ryanair
    G-CPEU Boeing 757-236 (29941) Thomson Airways
    G-ECOJ de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4229) Flybe
    G-FBEJ Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000155) Flybe
    G-FBJA Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000326) Flybe
    G-FBJB Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000327) Flybe
    G-FBJI Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000355) Flybe
    G-FBJK Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000359) Flybe
    G-JECJ de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4110) Flybe
    G-JECO de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4126) Flybe
    G-NMAK Airbus A319-115 (2550) Twinjet Aircraft
    G-OZBH Airbus A321-231 (2105) Monarch Airlines
    G-OZBY Airbus A32-0214 (1320) Monarch Airlines
    G-OZBZ Airbus A321-231 (1421) Monarch Airlines
    G-RAJJ British Aerospace 146-200 (E2108) Cello Aviation
    G-ZBAD Airbus A321-231(SL) (5582) Monarch Airlines
    G-ZBAR Airbus A320-214 (2142) Monarch Airlines
    HA-TAB SAAB 340A (083) Fleet Air International
    M-GYQM Bombardier Global Express (9189) Head Win Group Ltd
    M-IRNE Hawker 850XP (258778) Robert Norman Edmiston
    N472MM Gulfstream G4 (1072) Pegasus Elite Aviation
    SX-ATF Boeing 737-406 (25423) Gainjet

    10/05 - Mildenhall - 08:15-09:30, 14:15-19:30

    58-0001 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17746) United States Air Force/92ndARW
    58-0086 Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (17831) United States Air Force/91stARS/6thAMW
    58-0118/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17863) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW
    58-0118
    59-1464/D Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (17952) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW
    59-1464
    59-1502 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17990) United States Air Force/22ndARW
    59-1513/D Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (18001) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW
    59-1513
    60-0320 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18095) United States Air Force/91stARS/6thAMW
    60-0322 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18097) United States Air Force/72ndARS/434thARW
    61-0267/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18174) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW
    61-0277 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18184) United States Air Force/117thARS/190thARW/KS ANG
    61-0321/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18228) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW
    61-0321
    62-3564 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18547) United States Air Force/22ndARW
    62-4131/OF Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint (18471) United States Air Force/38thRS/55thWg
    62-4131
    63-7999 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18616) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW
    63-8027/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18644) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW
    63-8884/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18732) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW
    64-14837 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18777) United States Air Force/22ndARW
    79-0433 Douglas KC-10A Extender (48200) United States Air Force/32ndARS/305thARW
    79-0433
    79-0434 Douglas KC-10A Extender (48201) United States Air Force/32ndARS/305thARW
    81-0626 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4939) United States Air Force/164thAS/179thAW/OH ANG
    81-0266
    87-0042 Lockheed C-5M Galaxy (500-128) United States Air Force/22ndAS/60thAW
    87-0042
    91-26353 Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk (701654) United States Air Force/56thRQS/48thFW ..overflight into LN
    08-0050 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1038) United States Air Force/7thSOS/352ndSOW
    11-0057 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1036) United States Air Force/7thSOS/352ndSOW
    11-0058 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1037) United States Air Force/7thSOS/352ndSOW
    11-0061 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1041) United States Air Force/7thSOS/352ndSOW
    11-5731 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5731) United States Air Force/67thSOS/352ndSOW
    11-5731
    11-5737 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5737) United States Air Force/67thSOS/352ndSOW
    12-0064 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1045) United States Air Force/7thSOS/352ndSOW
    12-5757 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5757) United States Air Force/67thSOS/352ndSOW
    13-5778 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5778) United States Air Force/67thSOS/352ndSOW
    13-5778
    13-5786 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5786) United States Air Force/67thSOS/352ndSOW
    D-HFCV Robinson R44 (1730) ..overflight
    ZH101 Boeing Sentry AEW.1 (24109) Royal Air Force/8/54 Sqn ..approaches
    ZH101
    ZZ664 Boeing Airseeker R.1 (18773) Royal Air Force/51 Sqn
    ZZ665 Boeing Airseeker R.1 (18778) Royal Air Force/51 Sqn

    10/05 - Lakenheath - 09:45-14:00

    61-0321/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18228) United States Air Force/351stARS/100thARW ..approach
    84-0046/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15D Eagle (942) United States Air Force/48thFW
    86-0154/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1001) United States Air Force/48thFW
    86-0171/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1020) United States Air Force/48thFW
    86-0174/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1024) United States Air Force/48thFW
    86-0178/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1029) United States Air Force/48thFW
    89-26208/LN Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk (701439) United States Air Force/56thRQS/48thFW
    91-0301/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1208) United States Air Force/48thFW
    91-0303/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1210) United States Air Force/48thFW
    91-303
    91-0306/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1213) United States Air Force/48thFW
    91-0309/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1216) United States Air Force/48thFW
    91-309
    91-0310/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1217) United States Air Force/48thFW
    91-0321/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1228) United States Air Force/48thFW
    91-0326/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1233) United States Air Force/48thFW
    91-0603/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1246) United States Air Force/48thFW
    96-0201/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1331) United States Air Force/48thFW
    96-201
    96-0202/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1335) United States Air Force/48thFW
    96-202
    96-0204/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1341) United States Air Force/48thFW
    98-0131/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1361) United States Air Force/48thFW
    98-0133/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1363) United States Air Force/48thFW
    00-3001/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1367) United States Air Force/48thFW
    00-3002/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1368) United States Air Force/48thFW
    00-3003/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1369) United States Air Force/48thFW
    01-2000/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1371) United States Air Force/48thFW
    01-2003/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1374) United States Air Force/48thFW
    05-4089 Lockheed F-22A Raptor (4089) United States Air Force/325thFW
    Raptor
    05-4107 Lockheed F-22A Raptor (4107) United States Air Force/325thFW
    Raptor
    N742CK Boeing 747-446BCF (24424) Kalitta Air
    N742CK

    11/05 - Cambridge

    5607 Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5607) Royal Norwegian Air Force
    84001/841 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4039) Withdrawn from use
    84003/843 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4628) Withdrawn from use
    EI-LED Airbus A321-211(SL) (6726) Aeroflot
    EI-SVX Airbus A321-211(SL) (6817) Aeroflot
    G-AVEN Reims/Cessna F.150G (0202)
    G-BXSE Cessna 172R (172-80352)
    N821CC Cirrus Design SR-22 (1427)
    N95D Piper PA-34-220T (3449060)

    11/05 - Stansted

    99-0003 Boeing C-32A (29027) United States Air Force/1stAS/89thAW
    9H-ALL Cessna 525A Citation CJ2 (525A-0005) Luxwing Aviation
    A4O-AD Gulfstream G550 (5320) Oman Royal Flight
    A6-HRM Boeing 747-422 (26903) Dubai Government Air Wing
    A6-NKL Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14500944) Nakheel Aviation
    A7-HMD Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6850) Gulf Helicopters
    A7-HSJ Airbus A320-232 (5255) Qatar Airways Amiri Flight
    G-PFCT Learjet 45 (45-055) Zenith Aviation Ltd
    G-POWD Boeing 767-36NER (30847) Titan Airways
    G-TCSX Boeing 757-2K2 (26330) TCS Expeditions
    G-ZAPW Boeing 737-3L9 (24219) Titan Airways
    G-ZAPX Boeing 757-256 (29309) Titan Airways
    LX-VCB Boeing 747-8R7F (35806) Cargolux
    M-ABEU Learjet 45XR (45-374) Ryanair
    M-MOMO Gulfstream G550 (5292) Mohamed Al Fayed
    M-RISE Boeing 757-23N (27972) Talos Aviation
    N115TR Bombardier Global Express (9067) TASCO LLC
    N447TR Gulfstream G550 (5438) The Travelers Indemnity Company
    N5NG Gulfstream G4SP (1485) Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
    N612FG Bombardier Global 6000 (9490) Flightstar Corp
    N700HA Gulfstream G5 (634) Aviation Enterprises Inc
    N737GG Boeing 737-8KT (40118) Mid East Jet
    N900JG Dassault Falcon 7X (115) Elmet 7X Inc
    PH-IBC Airbus A330-343X (1098) Wow Air
    TC-ICT Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign (680-0290) Tarkim Havacilik
    VP-BSI Gulfstream G550 (5084) Seafalcon Ltd
    VT-RSP Bombardier Challenger 300 (20356) Manipal Health Systems P/L
    XA-AVZ Gulfstream G4 (1010) Publiservicios Aereos SA de CV

    11/05 - Luton

    9H-BOO Bombardier Challenger 850 (8051) Air X Charter
    9H-VCD Bombardier Challenger 350 (20538) VistaJet Malta
    9H-VJP Bombardier Global 6000 (9677) VistaJet Malta
    9H-VJR Bombardier Global 6000 (9703) VistaJet Malta
    9H-WFC Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14500988) Air X Charter
    C-GWLI Bombardier Challenger 604 (5310) Execaire
    CS-DKD Gulfstream G550 (5081) NetJets Europe
    CS-DRV Hawker 800XPi (258825) NetJets Europe
    CS-DRV Luton 110516
    CS-PHC Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 (50500214) NetJets Europe
    D-AAAY Bombardier Challenger 604 (5602) Air Independence GmbH
    EI-DHS Boeing 737-8AS (33580) Ryanair
    EI-EVT Boeing 737-8AS (40315) Ryanair
    EI-EVT
    F-HTAG Boeing 757-256 (29307) La Compagnie
    F-HTAG
    G-CIFE Beech B200 King Air (BB-1829) London Executive Aviation
    G-EZAW Airbus A319-111 (2812) EasyJet
    G-EZBF Airbus A319-111 (2923) EasyJet
    G-EZBV Airbus A319-111 (3122) EasyJet
    G-EZFW Airbus A319-111 (4380) EasyJet
    G-EZMK Airbus A319-111 (2370) EasyJet
    G-EZTJ Airbus A320-214 (3979) EasyJet
    G-EZUW Airbus A320-214 (5116) EasyJet
    G-EZWM Airbus A320-214(SL) (5739) EasyJet
    G-EZWM
    G-GXLS Cessna 560XL Citation XLS (560-5608) London Executive Aviation
    G-IPAX Cessna 560XL Citation Excel (560-5228) Air Charter Scotland
    G-KALS Bombardier Challenger 300 (20106) Air Charter Scotland
    G-LEAA Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0072) London Executive Aviation
    G-LEAZ Bombardier Challenger 300 (20015) London Executive Aviation
    G-OZBR Airbus A321-231 (1794) Monarch Airlines
    G-PEPI Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14500873) London Executive Aviation
    G-REFO Gulfstream G650 (6075) TAG Aviation (UK)
    G-SYNA Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 650 (14501127) London Executive Aviation
    G-TAWN Boeing 737-8K5 (37251) Thomson Airways
    G-TAWN
    G-THFC Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14500954) London Executive Aviation
    G-TWIY Hawker 750 (HB-14) Saxonair Charter Ltd
    G-ZBAP Airbus A320-214 (1605) Monarch Airlines
    G-ZBAS Airbus A320-214(SL) (6550) Monarch Airlines
    HA-LPO Airbus A320-232 (3384) Wizz Air
    HA-LPV Airbus A320-232 (3927) Wizz Air
    HA-LWM Airbus A320-232 (5021) Wizz Air
    HA-LWQ Airbus A320-232 (5196) Wizz Air
    HA-LXC Airbus A321-231(SL) (6976) Wizz Air
    HA-LXC
    HA-LYF Airbus A320-232(SL) (6195) Wizz Air
    HA-LYL Airbus A320-232(SL) (6489) Wizz Air
    HA-LYM Airbus A320-232(SL) (6544) Wizz Air
    HB-IGY Dassault Falcon 900EX (95) PrivatAir
    HB-IGY
    LV-BSS Bombardier Challenger 300 (20219) Gregorio Perez Companc
    LX-USM Dassault Falcon 7X (167) Global Jet Luxembourg SA
    M-ARDI Gulfstream G550 (5153) LGM Property Services Ltd
    M-CLAB Bombardier Challenger 300 (20271) Shamrock Trading Ltd
    M-GLOB Bombardier Global Express XRS (9413) Colovic Investment Holdings Ltd
    M-PING Gulfstream G450 (4284) Asset Trend Limited
    M-SEAS Bombardier Global 5000 (9461) Executive Aircraft Services
    M-VGAL Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (205) Charter Air Limited
    N104AR Gulfstream G450 (4223) Greenaap Aviation Ltd
    N1818C Gulfstream G450 (4151) AB Initio Software Corp
    N191ST Dassault Falcon 7X (06) Corporate
    N253DV Gulfstream G550 (5257) RDV Aviation LLC
    N270LE Gulfstream G650ER (6164) Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
    N316VA Gulfstream G550 (5530) Avation LLC
    N386JD Gulfstream G4SP (1460) Jet Aviation Flight Services Inc
    N386JD
    N450EF Gulfstream G4SP (1379) NDM Aviation LLC
    N450EF
    N472QS Gulfstream G4SP (1372) SN 1372 LLC
    N501VJ Bombardier Global 5000 (9563) Vistajet Aviation Services
    N517DW Gulfstream G550 (5417) Colleen Corp
    N570BY Gulfstream G400 (1504) Corporate
    N673BF Boeing 767-238ER (23402) Access Industries
    N700KG Learjet 40 (45-2017) Florida Express Corp
    OE-FZB Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0145) Globe Air AG
    OE-IOO Bombardier Global 5000 (9301) Avcon Jet AG
    OY-LGI Bombardier Global 6000 (9433) ExecuJet Scandinavia
    TC-ATM Airbus A320-232 (2753) AtlasGlobal
    VP-CMY Gulfstream G450 (4203) Jet Aviation Business Jets AG
    VQ-BLA Gulfstream G550 (5215) Lakshmi Mittal
    VQ-BLA
    VQ-BVS Dassault Falcon 7X (48) Corporate
    VT-BRS Gulfstream G550 (5162) Grasim Industries Ltd
    VT-NGS Bombardier Challenger 604 (5314) Raymond Ltd
    VT-ONE Gulfstream G4 (1231) DLF Universal Ltd
    ZS-NEX Boeing 767-35DER (24865) Aeronexus Corporate

    11/05 - Wycombe Air Park

    (EC-JCC) Cessna 421C (421C-0099) Parkhouse Aviation, fuselage wfu
    G-BNCR Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016111) Airways Aero Associations
    G-BNKR Cessna 152 (152-81284)
    G-BODR Piper PA-28-161 (28-8116318) Airways Aero Associations
    G-BYHE Robinson R22 (2023)
    G-BYHE
    G-OASW/MM Schleicher ASW-27 (27227)
    G-ODAK Piper PA-28-236 (28-7911162) Airways Aero Associations
    G-PERU Guimbal G-2 Cabri (1140) Helicopter Services
    G-TOLY Robinson R22 (2809)
    G-WACY Reims/Cessna F.172P (2217)
    G-WACY
    WL345 Gloster Meteor T.7 (WL345) Parkhouse Aviation, centre/rear fuselage and wings only
    (WL360) Gloster Meteor T.7 (WL360) Parkhouse Aviation, front fuselage only

    11/05 - Oxford

    D-EAWW Piper PA-28R-201 Arrow III (28R-7837199)
    G-BCGN Piper PA-28-140 (28-7425323)
    G-BHGO Piper PA-32-260 (32-7800007)
    G-BHYP Reims/Cessna F.172M (1108)
    G-CBVU Piper PA-28R-200 (28R-7135007)
    G-CERX Hawker 850XP (258810) Hangar 8 Ltd
    G-DATG Reims/Cessna F.182P (0013)
    G-OBBO Cessna 182S (182-80534)
    G-OCFT Bombardier Challenger 601-3A (5067) Hangar 8 Ltd
    G-RBEN Bombardier Global Express (9083) Gama Aviation
    G-RIDA Eurocopter AS.355NP (5754) National Grid Electricity Transmission
    G-SENT Bombardier Global Express (9094) Gama Aviation
    G-URSA Sikorsky S-76C++ (760699) Capital Air Services Ltd
    G-VIPR Eurocopter EC120B Colibri (1049)
    G-WINV Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6748) Starspeed Ltd
    M-ESGR Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14501016) Hermes Executive Aviation
    M-MIKE Cessna 525B Citation CJ3 (525B-0280) Michael Frank Jacobson
    N484CJ Cessna 525B Citation CJ3 (525B-0484) Textron Aviation Inc
    N536K Beech A36 Bonanza (E-3220)
    N761LE Gulfstream G650 (6108) Polaris Aviation Solutions
    OE-GXX Learjet 40XR (45-2112) International Jet Management
    PH-HRK Piaggio P-180 Avanti (1120) Jet Netherlands BV
    VP-CRR Bombardier Challenger 601-3A (5129) Hangar 8 Ltd