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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 2019:
    Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: UP-MI602 Mil Mi-26T (34001212133) Kazakhstan Emercom at Boraldai, Kazakhstan on 08/07/19 (credit StuC)

    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:
    5th Jan - Log & 52 pics added for the Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet, Newbury 05/01/19
    10th Jan - Logs added to the top Events dropdown for Oshkosh 2018
    18th Jan - Logs and some pics added for RichT's 2018 South Africa trip. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar
    28th Jan - Logs added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    1st Feb - Pictures added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    2nd Feb - Logs and pictures added for Geneva, Bern & Stans 23-25/01/19
    9-10th Feb - 238 pics added to Finland tour 06/18, see the Finland box on the sidebar
    13th Feb - BAPC Register updated
    14th Feb - Logs/pics added for Dusseldorf, Mönchengladbach & Maastricht 13/02/19
    15th Feb - 453 pics added to Popham Microlight Fair 05-06/05/18, see "Microlight Fair" on the top Events bar
    16th Feb - 165 pics added to Waterkloof Airshow 22/09/18, Cape Town 26/09 & Johannesburg 26/09. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar.
    20th Feb - 190 pics added to Johannesburg 16-17/09, Grand Central 18/09 and two museums to the top bar.
    27th Feb - Museu do Ar, Sintra 19/05/18 added to Portugal section of top museums bar. Finished adding 424 pics to Spain/Portugal tour 2018.
    28th Feb - 71 pics added to Vienna 31/08/18.
    1st Mar - 100 pics added to Yeovilton Air Day 07/07/18.
    6th Mar - Added 418 pics to Germany tour 2018.
    11th Mar - Log and 86 pics added for 3-day Geneva trip.
    15th Mar - 268 pics added to Expo Friedrichshafen 2018, see the Germany tab on the top Events bar.
    22nd Mar - 96 pics added to Oshkosh 2018 Seaplanes & Amphibians & 37 pics added to current military
    22nd Apr - Log added for AERO Friedrichshafen 2019
    2nd May - Logs added for Germany/Switzerland tour 04/19
    5th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair and Abingdon Show
    9th May - 53 pics added to Lanseria 19/08/18
    14th May - Logs & pics added for Toulouse trip 08-10/05, logs added for Rome trip 10-12/05
    15th May - 72 pics added to Abingdon Show 05/19, 79 pics added to Speyer Museum 15/04/19
    16th May - 70 pics added to Rome trip Museum & preserved. 42 pics added to Rome-Urbe.
    24th May - Logs added for Midlands Air Festival balloons 19/05 and EBACE Geneva 20-22/05
    6th June - Log added for "Daks over Duxford"
    17th July - Logs added for Kazakhstan/Kyrygystan tour
    22nd August - Logs added for Scandinavian tour
    31st August - Logs added for LAA Rally, Sywell
    17th September - Logs added for Old Timer Fly-In Hahnweide

    Thursday, 26 May 2016

    21-23/05/16 - Luton - Old Warden Chipmunk Anniversary

    Stu & Matthew had two days in Bedfordshire before heading to EBACE.

    21/05 - Luton

    9H-VCC Bombardier Challenger 350 (20535) Vista Jet Malta
    A6-KAH Embraer Emb-190-100BJ Lineage 1000 (19000236) ExecuJet Middle East
    B-8131 Gulfstream G550 (5289) Hanergy Jet
    CS-DFF Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (041) NetJets Europe
    CS-DRQ Hawker 800XPi (258783) NetJets Europe
    D-BEEP Cessna 750 Citation X (750-0107) Air X Executive Jets GmbH
    D-IAAY Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 (50000243) Arcus Executive Aviation
    D-ISJP Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2 (525A0030) Ohlair Charter Flug
    EI-DPX Boeing 737-8AS (35553) Ryanair
    EI-DYP Boeing 737-8AS (37515) Ryanair
    EI-ENR Boeing 737-8AS (35041) Ryanair
    EI-EVX Boeing 737-8AS (40317) Ryanair
    EI-WFI Bombardier Challenger 605 (5812) Westair Aviation
    EI-WXP Hawker 800XP (258382) Westair Aviation
    F-HCIE Boeing 757-204 (27208) La Compagnie
    G-CGSJ Bombardier Global Express XRS (9377) Gama Aviation
    G-EZAG Airbus A319-111 (2727) EasyJet
    G-EZBB Airbus A319-111 (2854) EasyJet
    G-EZBV Airbus A319-111 (3122) EasyJet
    G-EZIR Airbus A319-111 (2527) EasyJet
    G-EZOX Airbus A320-214(SL) (6837) EasyJet
    G-EZTJ Airbus A320-214 (3979) EasyJet
    G-EZTX Airbus A320-214 (4286) EasyJet
    G-FDZR Boeing 737-8K5 (35145) Thomson Airways
    G-GXLS Cessna 560XL Citation XLS (560-5608) London Executive Aviation
    G-LALE Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14501017) London Executive Aviation
    G-LEAZ Bombardier Challenger 300 (20015) London Executive Aviation
    G-MRLX Gulfstream G550 (5396) Saxonair Charter Ltd
    G-OZBG Airbus A321-231 (1941) Monarch Airlines
    G-PEPI Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14500873) London Executive Aviation
    G-SYNA Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 650 (14501127) London Executive Aviation
    G-TGRZ Bell 206B-3 Jetranger III (2288) Tiger Helicopters, overflight
    G-ZBAF Airbus A321-231 (2730) Monarch Airlines
    G-ZBAS Airbus A320-214(SL) (6550) Monarch Airlines
    HA-LWV Airbus A320-232(SL) (5660) Wizz Air
    HA-LXB Airbus A321-231(SL) (6910) Wizz Air
    HA-LYA Airbus A320-232(SL) (6077) Wizz Air
    HA-LYC Airbus A320-232(SL) (6098) Wizz Air
    HA-LYK Airbus A320-232(SL) (6394) Wizz Air
    HA-LYL Airbus A320-232(SL) (6489) Wizz Air
    HZ-HSH Bombardier Challenger 604 (5346) Corporate
    M-ARIE Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-201) Guernsey PC-12 Ltd
    M-CLAB Bombardier Challenger 300 (20271) Shamrock Trading Ltd
    M-GSIR Dassault Falcon 900DX (614) Sublime Holdings Ltd
    N104AR Gulfstream G450 (4223) Greenaap Aviation Ltd
    N121RS Bombardier Global Express XRS (9203) Solairus Aviation
    N178PT Gulfstream G4SP (1204) Pegasus Elite Aviation
    N192NC Gulfstream G450 (4126) SCP Aviation LLC
    N244DS Bombardier Global 6000 (9617) DS Aviation LLC
    N25GV Gulfstream G5 (591) East Coast Brokerage Services LLC
    N2LA Gulfstream G450 (4057) TCRG SN4057 LLC
    N451CS Gulfstream G650 (6063) Avjet Corp
    N484CJ Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3 (525B0484) Textron Aviation Inc
    N487C Dassault Falcon 7X (221) Sucocitrico Cutrale SA
    N510CX Cessna 750 Citation X+ (750-0510) Cessna Aircraft Company
    N517DW Gulfstream G550 (5417) Colleen Corp
    N534QS Gulfstream G550 (5103) NetJets International
    N585DW Gulfstream G550 (5485) Colleen Corp
    N588ZJ Bombardier Global 5000 (9679) Zetta Jet
    N604BC Bombardier Challenger 604 (5563) Corporate
    N9253V Bombardier Global Express (9024) Corporate
    OE-IOO Bombardier Global 5000 (9301) Avcon Jet AG
    OO-FTS Cessna 560XL Citation Excel (560-5318) Abelag Aviation SA
    P4-KUL Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14500978) Premier Avia
    PR-CGI Gulfstream G550 (5457) PGB Administracao e Participacoes Ltda
    SE-MHG British Aerospace ATPF (2014) West Atlantic
    VP-CFO Bombardier Global 6000 (9635) Wings of Grace Ltd
    VP-CGN Gulfstream G650 (6112) TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd
    VP-CMY Gulfstream G450 (4203) Jet Aviation Business Jets AG
    VQ-BLA Gulfstream G550 (5215) Lakshmi Mittal
    VQ-BVS Dassault Falcon 7X (48) Corporate
    VQ-BZM Gulfstream G450 (4123) Gain Jet Aviation SA

    22/05 - Luton

    4K-AI88 Gulfstream G650 (6107) SW Business Aviation
    4X-EHI Boeing 737-958ER (41559) El Al Israel Airlines
    9H-BOO Bombardier Challenger 850 (8051) Air X Charter
    9H-VCL Bombardier Challenger 350 (20606) Vista Jet Malta
    9H-VJK Bombardier Global 6000 (9619) Vista Jet Malta
    CS-DFF Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (041) NetJets Europe
    CS-DUG Hawker 750 (HB-20) NetJets Europe
    D-BEEP Cessna 750 Citation X (750-0107) Air X Executive Jets GmbH
    D-BELO Bombardier Challenger 300 (20402) Corporate
    G-EZTX Airbus A320-214 (4286) EasyJet
    G-LEAA Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (510-0072) London Executive Aviation
    G-RAAA Bombardier Global Express XRS (9423) TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd
    G-SPUR Cessna C550 Citation (550-0714) London Executive Aviation
    G-WIRG Embraer ERJ-135EJ Legacy 650 (14501184) Air Charter Scotland
    G-XVIP Beech B200 King Air (BB-588) Capital Air Charter Ltd
    G-YEDC Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3 (525B0162) Air Charter Scotland
    HA-LXA Airbus A321-231(SL) (6848) Wizz Air
    HA-LXC Airbus A321-231(SL) (6976) Wizz Air
    J-755 Gulfstream G4SP (1325) Pakistan Air Force
    LY-LTA Hawker 800XPi (258760) Charter Jets
    M-JSTA Bombardier Challenger 604 (5639) Jetsteff Aviation Ltd
    M-NGSN Pilatus PC-12/47 (697) N Stolt-Neilson
    M-YUMN Dassault Falcon 2000 (1) Gama Aviation
    M-YVVF Bombardier Global 6000 (9590) Lightstar Aviation Ltd
    N393BZ Bombardier Global Express (9022) IAC Falcon Holdings Inc
    N50MG Bombardier Global 5000 (9605) SMG Growing Media LLC
    N700KG Learjet 40 (45-2017) Florida Express Corp
    N813QS Gulfstream G550 (5160) Google Inc
    OE-GGP Cessna 560XL Citation XLS (560-5701) International Jet Management GmbH
    OE-LAR Gulfstream G450 (4119) Avcon Jet AG
    OK-ESC Beech 400XT Nextant (RK-295) Time Air
    OK-KKF Gulfstream G550 (5426) Grossman Jet Service
    S5-SAD Bombardier Global 6000 (9553) Elitavia
    TC-MCE Airbus A300B4-605RF (525) MNG Airlines
    YR-BAO Boeing 737-42C (24813) Blue Air
    YR-BAZ Boeing 737-405 (24644) Blue Air
    YU-SVL Cessna 560XL Citation XLS (560-5772) Prince Aviation

    22/05 - Old Warden Chipmunk 70th Anniversary Event
    Chipmunk 70 Formation

    G-AKDN de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 1A (11)
    G-AKDN
    G-ALWB de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22A (C1/0100)
    G-ALWB
    G-AMUF de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 21 (C1/0832)
    G-AMUF
    G-AOJR de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0205)
    G-AOJR
    G-APYG de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0060)
    G-APYG
    (G-ARMC)/WB703 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0151)
    G-ARMC
    (G-ARWB)/WK611 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0621)
    G-ARWB
    (G-ATHD)/WP971 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0837)
    G-ATHD
    G-ATVF de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0265)
    G-ATVF
    (G-BARS)/1377 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0557)
    G-BARS
    (G-BBMO)/WK514 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0550)
    G-BBMO
    G-BBMT/WP831 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0712)
    G-BBMT
    G-BBMZ de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0563)
    G-BBMZ
    (G-BBND)/WD286 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0225)
    G-BBND
    (G-BCEY)/WG465 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0515)
    G-BCEY
    (G-BCGC)/WP903 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0776)
    G-BCGC
    (G-BCOI)/WP870/12 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0759)
    G-BCOI
    (G-BCOU)/WK522 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0559)
    G-BCOU
    (G-BCPU)/WP973 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0839)
    G-BCPU
    G-BCSL de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0524)
    G-BCSL
    (G-BCXN)/WP800/2 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0692)
    G-BCXN
    (G-BCYM)/WK577 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0598)
    G-BCYM
    (G-BTWF)/WK549 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0564)
    G-BTWF
    (G-BVTX)/WP809/78 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0705)
    G-BVTX
    (G-BWMX)/WG407/67 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0481)
    G-BWMX
    (G-BWNT)/WP901/B de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0772)
    G-BWNT
    (G-BWUT)/WZ879/X de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0918)
    G-BWUT
    (G-BWVY)/WP896 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0766)
    G-BWVY
    (G-BXDG)/WK630 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0644)
    G-BXDG
    (G-BXGO)/WB654/U de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0097)
    G-BXGO
    (G-BXGX)/WK586 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0609)
    G-BXGX
    (G-BXHA)/WP925/C de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0801)
    G-BXHA
    (G-BYHL)/WG308/8 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0361)
    G-BYHL
    (G-BZGA)/WK585 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0608)
    G-BZGA
    (G-CBJG)/1373 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (OGMA-63)
    G-CBJG
    (G-CGAO)/1350 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (OGMA-40)
    G-CGAO
    (G-CIGE)/WK634/902 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0648)
    G-CIGE
    (G-CPMK)/WZ847/F de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0866)
    G-CPMK
    (G-DHCC)/WG321/G de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0393)
    G-DHCC
    (G-DHPM)/1365 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (OGMA-55)
    G-DHPM
    (G-HAPY)/WP803 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0697)
    G-HAPY
    (G-HDAE)/"WP964" de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0280)
    G-HDAE
    (G-PVET)/WB565/X de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0017)
    G-PVET
    (G-UANO)/1367 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (OGMA-57)
    OY-ATF/WD319 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22A (C1/0256) at Old Warden on 22/05/16
    OY-ATF/WD319 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22A (C1/0256)
    OY-ATF
    OY-ATO/P-129 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 20 (C1/0108)
    OY-ATO
    OY-AVF/P-139 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 20 (C1/0794)
    OY-AVF
    SE-XKU/8 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 20 (C1/0102)
    SE-XKU
    WB560 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 PAX (C1/0012)
    WB560

    (G-ASAJ)/WE569 Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 (B.605)
    G-ASAJ
    G-ASAL Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120-239)
    G-ASAL
    G-ASNC Auster D5/180 Husky (3678)
    G-ASNC
    G-BBKX Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee (28-7305581)
    G-BBKX
    G-BJOB Jodel D.140C Mousquetaire III (118)
    G-BJOB
    G-BLPE Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-3084)
    G-BLPE
    (G-BNGE)/TW536 Auster AOP.6 (1925)
    G-BNGE
    G-BSLM Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee (28-308)
    G-BSLM
    G-BSWF Piper PA-16 Clipper (16-475)
    G-BSWF
    (G-BUHA)/ZA634/C Slingsby T.61F Venture T.3 (1970)
    G-BUHA
    (G-BULL)/HKG-5 Scottish Aviation Bulldog 128 (BH.120-392)
    G-BULL
    G-BVAF Piper J-3C-85 Cub (4645)
    G-BVAF
    G-BZWZ Vans RV-6 (PFA 181A-13419)
    G-BZWZ
    (G-BZXZ)/XX629 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120-294)
    G-BZXZ
    G-CEZS Zenair CH 601HDS Zodiac (PFA 162-14030)
    G-CEZS
    G-CLUX Reims/Cessna F.172N (1996)
    G-CLUX
    G-DUVL Reims/Cessna F.172N (1723)
    G-DUVL
    G-EGRV Vans RV-8 (PFA 303-13639)
    G-EGRV
    G-ISDN/14 Boeing Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (75-1263)
    G-ISDN
    (G-KKKK)/XX513/10 Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120-199)
    G-KKKK
    G-OPYO/86 Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 Hawk (PFA 330A-14597)
    G-OPYO
    G-YAKI/100 Yakovlev Yak-52 (866904)
    G-YAKI
    N673SA Piper PA-24-250 Comanche (24-2240)
    N673SA
    N4238C/52 Mudry CAP-10B (158)
    N4238C