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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.
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    With luck we are intending to visit the following in 2018:
    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

    Header Picture: 6814 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (966814) Displayed at Poznań-Kobylnica on 24/07/17

    Logs/pics - If you have any topical logs and pics from interesting places we could use on the blog please contact me at the address above. Especially welcome would be any museums we haven't yet covered.

    Tuesday, 3 May 2016

    15-17/04/16 - Ireland

    Many thanks to Trevor Read for logs and pics from another interesting Irish trip.

    15/04 - Belfast George Best

    G-ECOE de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4212) Flybe
    G-FSEU Beech King Air 200 (BB-331) Jota Aviation
    G-MEGN Beech King Air 200 (BB-1518) Dragonfly Air Charter
    G-WNCH Beech B200 King Air (BB-1259) Synergy Aviation
    N234RG Pilatus PC-12/45 (520)

    15/04 - Kernan Valley

    G-BPHO Taylorcraft BC-12D (8497)
    G-BPHO
    G-CBVC Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/230)
    G-CBVC
    G-CCDP Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/276)
    G-CCDP
    G-CDWM Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/470)
    G-CEXL Comco Ikarus C42 FB80 (0711-6927)
    G-CEXL
    G-CIIN Ikarus Comco C-42 (1407-7344)
    G-FLYM Ikarus Comco C-42 (0707-6903)
    G-MGTV Thruster T600N 450 (0052-T600N-070)
    G-MTZC Thruster TST Mk.1 (8048-TST-070)
    G-MZBF Letov LK-2M Sluka (PFA 263-12881)

    15/04 - Kilkeel - private address

    G-AXRC Campbell Cricket (CA.323) Stored
    G-AXRC
    G-CWAL Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/339) Wreckage

    15/04 - Derryogue

    G-ASIS Jodel D.112 (1166)
    G-ASIS
    G-BZNP Thruster T600N 450 (0100-T600N-047)
    G-BZNP
    G-CCMP Evektor EV-97A EuroStar (PFA 315-14127)
    G-CCMP
    G-CDCT Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (2004-2117)
    G-CDCT
    G-CDIY Evektor EV-97A EuroStar (PFA 315-14345)
    G-CDIY
    G-CECH Jodel D.150 (PFA 235-13889)
    G-CECH
    G-FBSS Aeroprakt A.22LS (LAA 317B-15101)
    G-MTMA Mainair Gemini (579-987-5)
    G-MTMA
    G-OTUN Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (PFA 315-13865)
    G-OTUN

    15/04 - Aughrim

    G-AKTI Luscombe 8A (4101)
    G-AKTI
    G-BIOI SAN Jodel DR.1050M1 (477)
    G-BIOI
    G-EIAP SAN Jodel DR.1050 (356)
    G-EIAP
    G-OTOE Aeronca 7AC Champion (7AC-4621)
    G-OTOE

    15/04 - Mullaghbane - private address

    EI-BHW Reims/Cessna F.150F (0013) Stored
    EI-BHW

    15/04 - Ballybay Shercock

    EI-EEH BRM Land Africa (0115/912ULS/K-4/08LA)
    EI-EEH
    EI-ETB Ikarus Comco C-42 (0405-6598)
    EI-ETB
    EI-FLW Comco Ikarus C42 (unknown)
    EI-FLW

    15/04 - Seeharn Mullagh

    EI-DOB Zenair CH.701 (7-9272)
    EI-DOB
    G-MMOG Huntair Pathfinder Mk.1 (011) Tail section & small parts

    15/04 - Clonkeefy Ballyjamesduff - private address

    EI-AGD Taylorcraft UK Plus D (108) fuselage
    EI-AGD
    EI-ALH Taylorcraft UK Plus D (106) fuselage
    EI-ALH
    EI-ANA Taylorcraft UK Plus D (206) fuselage

    these were the aircraft damaged in an arson attack at Ballyjamesduff in 03/09

    15/04 - Lough Sheelin

    EI-DGH Raj Hamsa X Air (861)
    EI-DGH
    EI-DKC Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQQ-0351)
    EI-DKC
    G-BZLT Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/125)
    G-BZLT
    G-MJYC Solar Wings Panther (JM-01)
    G-MNAU Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WA-1013)
    G-MNAU

    15/04 - Ballyheelan - private address

    EI-BYA Thruster TST Mk.1 (8504) wreck
    EI-BYA
    EI-CPN Auster J/4 (2073)
    EI-CPN
    G-MNBU Mainair Gemini (337-885-3)
    G-MNBU
    G-MWWG Solar Wings Pegasus (SW-WQ-0468)
    G-MWWG
    G-MZHE Thruster T600N (9067-T600N-011)
    G-MZHE


    15/04 - Edgeworthstown - Midland Karting & Paintball

    EI-ATK Piper PA-28-140 (28-24120) wreck
    EI-ATK
    EI-BKE Socata MS.885 Rallye (278) wreck
    EI-BKE
    EI-CFV Socata MS.880B Rallye (1850) wreck
    EI-CFV
    EI-CHN Socata MS.880B Rallye (901) wreck
    EI-CHN

    16/04 - Enfield

    EI-FDY Ikarus Comco C-42 (0101-6298)
    EI-FDY

    16/04 - Tibohine

    EI-FGF Ikarus Comco C-42 (9907-6192)
    EI-FGF
    EI-FNS Comco Ikarus C42 (unknown)
    EI-FNS
    G-MZMX Cyclone AX2000 (7451)
    G-MZMX

    16/04 - Knock

    EI-FEH Boeing 737-8AS (44689) Ryanair
    N313DS Bombardier Challenger 300 (20183)
    N313DS
    (YU-AON) Boeing 737-3Q4 (24208) Fire Dept
    YU-AON

    16/04 - Cloongawnagh

    EI-FGG Ikarus Comco C-42 (9908-6202)
    EI-FGG

    16/04 - Liscananaun

    EI-AXT/42-5772 Piper J/5A Cub Cruiser (5-498)
    EI-AXT
    G-CGJD AutoGyro Europe Calidus (RSUK/CALS/004)

    16/04 - Croughwell

    EI-AEH Luscombe 8F (1821)
    EI-AEH
    EI-BID Piper L-18C-95 (18-1524)
    EI-BID
    EI-CJR SNCAN Stampe SV.4A (318) Stored
    EI-CJR
    EI-ELM Piper L-18C Super Cub (18-1533)
    EI-ELM
    EI-EEU Pereira Osprey II (304)
    EI-EEU
    EI-EHK Magni M-22 (22-07-4384)
    EI-EHK

    16/04 - Limetree

    EI-CNU Pegasus Quantum 15-912 (7326)
    EI-CNU
    EI-CZA ATEC Zephyr 2000 (Z580602A)
    EI-DKZ Just Aircraft Escapade 912[1] (BMAA/HB/423)
    EI-DKZ
    EI-DMB Synairgie Skyranger (SKR0502588)
    EI-DXM Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/100)
    EI-DXP Cyclone AX3 (7252)
    EI-EYW Thruster T600N (9039-T600N-033)
    EI-FBY BRM Citius (0118/KIT/08-CT)
    EI-FBY
    EI-FEV Raj Hamsa X Air (BMAA/HB/245)
    EI-FEV
    EI-FLH BRM Land Africa (012/05 KF2)
    EI-FLH
    EI-FMO BRM Land Africa (06-00014)
    EI-FNC BRM Citius (unknown)
    EI-FNC
    G-CFKJ P & M Aviation Quik (8405)
    G-CFKJ
    G-OLGA CFM Starstreak Shadow SA-II (PFA 206-13164)

    16/04 - Kilrush

    EI-AEF Cessna 120 (13692)
    EI-ANY Piper PA-18-95 (18-7152)
    EI-BCJ Aeromere F.8L Falco (204)
    EI-BCN Piper L-4H Cub (12335)
    EI-BDL Evans VP-2 Volksplane (PFA 7213)
    EI-CCM Cessna 152 (152-82320)
    EI-DKJ Thruster T600N 450 (0047-T600N-105)
    EI-DXZ Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (20/10)
    EI-EHM Rand-Robinson KR-2 (1554)
    EI-EOW Flight Design CTSW (07-07-17)
    EI-EPP Piper PA-22-160 (22-7421)
    EI-ERI Air Creation Kiss (BMAA/HB/225)
    EI-FAD Van's RV-7A (71464)
    EI-FDC PZL-Okecie 110-150 Koliber (03930051)
    EI-FEU Aviatika MAI-890 (069)
    EI-FFV American Aviation AA-5 (0645)
    EI-FFZ Magni M-16 (16-11-6314)
    EI-FLS Comco Ikarus C42 (unknown)
    EI-FLS
    EI-LEM Socata TB-9 (1384)
    EI-LEM
    EI-RCA Roko Aero NG-4UL (019/2009)
    G-AXGG Reims/Cessna F.150J (0440)
    N239MY Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (1132)
    N799CD Cirrus Design SR-22 (1543)
    N89SS Bell Helicopters 206B (1010)
    PH-MJC Spezio Sport DAL-1 (162)
    PH-MJC

    16/04 - Gowran Grange

    EI-BIK Piper PA-18-180 (18-7909088)
    EI-BIK
    EI-GLA/ICS Schleicher ASK-21 (21002)
    EI-GLA
    EI-GLB Schleicher ASK-21 (21060)
    EI-GLF/08 Schleicher K.8B (8486)
    EI-GLF
    EI-GMF Schleicher ASK-13 (13189)
    EI-GMF
    G-AVOO Piper PA-18-180 (18-8511)
    G-AVOO

    16/04 - Bray - private address

    EI-AWR Malmo MFI-9 (10)
    EI-AWR
    EI-BRU Evans VP-1 Volksplane (SAAC-18)
    EI-BRU

    16/04 - Ballyboughal

    EI-AYY Evans VP-1 Volksplane (MD-01)
    EI-AYY
    EI-BCM Piper J-3C-65 Cub (11983)
    EI-BCM
    EI-FLU Piper PA-22 Colt (unknown)
    EI-FLU
    EI-GDJ Piper J/4A Cub Coupe (4-1456)
    EI-GDJ
    EI-GER Maule MX-7-180A (20006C)
    EI-GER

    17/04 - Weston

    EI-BJM Cessna A.152 (A152-0936)
    EI-BJM
    EI-BSL Piper PA-34-220T (34-8233041)
    EI-BSL
    EI-BUN Beech 76 Duchess (ME-371)
    EI-BUN
    EI-BYY Piper J3C Cub (c/n 22288)
    EI-BYY
    EI-CFY Cessna 172N (172-68902)
    EI-CFY
    EI-CIG Piper PA-18-150 (18-7203)
    EI-CIG
    EI-CML Cessna 150M (150-76786)
    EI-COT Reims/Cessna F.172N (1884)
    EI-COT
    EI-CRX Socata TB-9 (1170)
    EI-DZK Robinson R22 (3179)
    EI-DZK
    EI-EDC Reims/Cessna FA.152 (0376)
    EI-EWC Beech 76 Duchess (ME-227)
    EI-EWC
    EI-EYJ Reims/Cessna F.172N (1696)
    EI-EYJ
    EI-FDC PZL-Okecie 110-150 Koliber (03930051)
    EI-FII Cessna 172RG (172RG-0550)
    EI-FII
    EI-GSM Cessna 182S (182-80188)
    EI-GSM
    EI-JOR Robinson R44 (12426)
    EI-JOR
    EI-MCF Cessna 172R (172-80799)
    EI-MCF
    EI-ROB Robin R.1180TD (270)
    EI-ROB
    EI-YLG Robin HR.200-120B (336)
    G-BBGC Socata MS.893E Rallye (12215)
    G-JAKI Mooney M.20R (29-0030)
    G-SEAI Cessna U.206G (U206-04059)
    G-SEAI
    M-PREI Raytheon 390 Premier (RB-60)
    M-PREI
    M-SPOR Beech B200 King Air (BB-1557)
    M-SPOR
    N65MJ Beech 58P Baron (TJ-487)
    N65MJ
    N143TW Cessna 550 Citation II (550-0085)
    N143TW
    N4575C Grumman JRF-5 Goose (B120)
    N6554B Tiger Aircraft AG-5B (10251)
    N8990F Hughes 269C (0313)
    PH-KED Piper PA-23-250 (27-7305116)
    PH-KED

    17/04 - Bailieborough - private address

    G-BRDE Thunder & Colt Ax7-77 (1538)
    G-BRDE

    17/04 - Long Kesh - Ulster Aviation Museum - arranged visit

    202 Sud Aviation SA.316B Alouette III (1973)
    202
    EI-BUO Aero Composites Sea Hawker (080)
    EI-BUO
    EI-CNG Air & Space 18A (18-75)
    EI-CNG
    G-14-1 Short SB.4 Sherpa (SH1604)
    G-14-1
    G-AJSN Fairchild UC-61A Argus (849)
    G-AJSN
    G-BDBS Short SD-330 (SH3001)
    G-BDBS
    G-BNZR Clutton FRED II (PFA 029-10727)
    G-BNZR
    G-BTUC Embraer Emb-312 Tucano (312007)
    G-BTUC
    G-MBJV Rotec Rally 2B (CJGW-01)
    G-MZHM Tennessee Eng. & Manufacturing HiMax (PFA 272-12912)
    G-RENT Robinson R22 (0758)
    G-RENT
    JV482 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat (JV482)
    JV482
    N80BA Pitts S-1A Special (648-4)
    N80BA
    P7823/TM-F Supermarine Spitfire IIa FSM (n/a)
    P7823
    VP957 de Havilland Devon C.2/2 (04208)
    VP957
    WF911 English Electric Canberra B.2 (71098)
    WF911
    WN108/033 Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5 (AW.6041)
    WN108
    WZ549/F de Havilland Vampire T.11 (15141)
    WZ549
    XA460 Fairey Gannet AS.4 (F.9313)
    XH131 English Electric Canberra PR.9 (SH1721)
    XH131
    XM414/101/H BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/9221)
    XM414
    XR517/N Westland Wessex HC.2 (WA139)
    XR517
    XT864/A McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom FG.1 (2475)
    XT864
    XV136/X Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9711)
    XV136
    XV361 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-11-67)
    XW222 Aerospatiale Puma HC.1 (1157)
    XW222
    ZF167/167 Short Tucano T.1 (T19)
    ZF167
    unregistered Aerosport Scamp (unknown)
    Aerosport Scamp
    unregistered Unknown homebuild (unknown)
    Homebuilt

    17/04 - Belfast George Best

    G-ECOA de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4180) Flybe
    G-ECOO de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4237) Flybe
    G-EUUY Airbus A320-232 (3607) British Airways
    G-FLBA de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4253) Flybe
    G-FLBC de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4257) Flybe
    G-JECR de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4139) Flybe
    G-PRPB de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4333) Flybe
    G-PRPL de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4380) Flybe
    G-SRDG Dassault Falcon 7X (36)
    OO-DWG British Aerospace 146-RJ100 (E3336) Brussels Airlines