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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.

    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, 11 June 2016

    04-06/06/16 - Ireland

    Another interesting report from EI- hunter Trevor Read.

    04/06 - Manchester

    A6-ETG Boeing 777-3FXER (39681) Etihad Airways
    A7-BDB Boeing 787-8 (38346) Qatar Airways
    A9C-BAH Gulfstream G650 (6081) Bahrain Amiri Flight
    B-KQN Boeing 777-367ER (41761) Cathay Pacific Airways
    CS-GLE Bombardier Global 6000 (9638) NetJets Europe
    D-AIDH Airbus A321-231 (4710) Lufthansa
    EI-DCI Boeing 737-8AS/W (33567) Ryanair
    EI-DCK Boeing 737-8AS/W (33565) Ryanair
    EI-FRM Boeing 737-8AS/W (44743) Ryanair
    G-EZOX Airbus A320-214SL (6837) easyJet Airline
    G-EZPK Airbus A320-214SL (7177) easyJet Airline
    G-JZHG Boeing 737-85P (28388) Jet2
    G-TUID Boeing 787-8 (36424) Thomson Airways
    N388AA Boeing 767-323ER/W (27448) American Airlines
    N889H Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (126) Honeywell Inc
    OK-XLS Cessna 560XL Citation XLS+ (560-6060) Silesia Air
    OO-SSQ Airbus A319-112 (3790) Brussels Airlines

    04/06 - Dublin

    9H-VCF Bombardier Challenger 350 (20541) Vista Jet Malta
    C-GVWJ Boeing 737-7CT/W (36421) WestJet
    EI-DCI Boeing 737-8AS/W (33567) Ryanair
    EI-ESP Boeing 737-8AS/W (34990) Ryanair
    EI-FWA Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B (95102) CityJet
    G-ZAPX Boeing 757-256 (29309) Titan Airways
    HA-FAU Boeing 737-43QSF (28494) ASL Airlines Hungary
    HB-FOZ Pilatus PC-12/45 (352) Swiss Flight Services SA
    N352WB Dassault Falcon 50 (71) Wagner & Brown Inc
    OY-RUG ATR 72-202 (509) Danish Air Transport

    04/06 - Gowran Grange

    (EI-135)/WZ762 Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper TX.1 (758)
    EI-BIK Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-7909088) Dublin Gliding Club Ltd
    EI-GLA Schleicher ASK-21 (21002) Dublin Gliding Club Ltd
    EI-GLB Schleicher ASK-21 (21060) Dublin Gliding Club Ltd
    EI-GLF Schleicher K-8B (8468) Dublin Gliding Club Ltd
    EI-GLU Schleicher Ka 6CR Rhonsegler (808)
    EI-GLV/53 Schleicher ASW-19 B (19316)
    EI-GMC Schleicher ASK-18 (18007) ..stored
    EI-GMF Schleicher ASK-13 (13189) Dublin Gliding Club Ltd
    G-AVOO Piper PA-18-180 Super Cub (18-8511)
    G-CKCJ/V8 Schleicher ASW-28 (28051)

    04/06 - Boleybeg

    EI-CXY Evektor EV-97 Eurostar (2000-0701)

    04/06 - Killamaster

    EI-CRR Aeronca 11AC Chief (11AC-1605)

    04/06 - Ballyboe

    EI-BHV Aeronca 7EC Traveller (7EC-739)
    EI-FMF Bellanca 7GCA Sky-Trac (339-77)

    04/06 - Mountnagle

    EI-CJT Slingsby T.31 Motor Cadet III (830)

    04/06 - Rathcoole

    EI-AFN B.A. Swallow II (485) owners house
    EI-AWH Cessna 210J Centurion (21059067)
    EI-CAU AMF Chevvron 2-32 (022)
    EI-DXT Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (10/10)
    EI-EZU Reims/Cessna FR172K Hawk XP (0597)
    G-AXVV Piper J-3C-65 Cub (10863)

    04/06 - Ahane

    EI-DXS CFM Shadow Series C (K.023)
    G-MVAN CFM Shadow Series CD (PFA 161-11219)

    04/06 - Kerry

    F-GDHD Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander (591) Aero Sotravia
    G-FRYI Beech B200 King Air (BB-210) London Executive Aviation
    M-IRTH Pilatus PC-12/47E (1609) Wingmen Ltd
    N272NR Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 (50500272) Cross Aviation
    N6PC Gulfstream G4SP (1247) Mountain Aviation Leasing LLC
    OY-RUG ATR 72-202 (509) Danish Air Transport
    VP-BVG Bombardier Global Express XRS (9193) MVA Aviation Ltd
    VP-CUA Gulfstream G550 (5409) Jet Aviation Business Jets (HK) Ltd

    04/06 - Ardfert

    EI-EOO Comco Ikarus C42 FB UK (PFA 322-13975)
    G-BRKR Cessna 182R Skylane (18268468)

    04/06 - Coonagh

    EI-AII Cessna 150F (15064509)
    EI-BYX Champion 7GCA Sky-Trac (40)
    EI-CGF Phoenix L.A.5 Luton Major (PAL 1208)
    EI-DDD Aeronca 7AC Champion (7AC-2895)
    EI-DZE Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (14/10)
    EI-EDJ CZAW Sportcruiser (700796)
    EI-FEP Aviatika MAI-89 (40)
    EI-JPK Tecnam P.2002JF Sierra (079) Limerick Flying Club
    EI-LFC Tecnam P.2002JF Sierra (063) Limerick Flying Club
    N172AM Cessna 172M Skyhawk II (17264993)

    05/06 - Milltownpass

    (EI-BOE) SOCATA TB-10 Tobago (301)
    (EI-CCL) Cessna 152 (15280382) ..wreck
    EI-DUV Beech 95-B55 Baron (TC-1618) ..wreck
    EI-FGW Piper PA-22-108 Colt (22-8327)
    N210NM Cessna 210K Centurion (21059255)
    OK-GUA 28 Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (21/10)
    OK-GUA 28

    05/06 - Ballyboy

    256 Eurocopter EC135 T1 (0149) Irish Police
    EI-ABI de Havilland D.H.84 Dragon Srs.II (6105) Aer Lingus Charitable Foundation
    EI-AHI de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth (85347)
    EI-BBE Champion 7FC Tri-Traveler (7FC-393)
    EI-BBV/480762 Piper J-3C-65 Cub (13058)
    EI-BID Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-1524)
    EI-BJO Cessna R172K Hawk XP (R1723340)
    EI-BPL Reims/Cessna F172K Skyhawk (0758)
    EI-CFH Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser (12-3110)
    EI-CIG Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-7203) National Flight Centre
    EI-CXY Evektor EV-97 Eurostar (2000-0701)
    EI-CZA ATEC Zephyr 2000 (Z2580602A)
    EI-DDC Reims/Cessna F172M Skyhawk (1082) Trim Flying Club Ltd
    EI-DOB Zenith Zenair CH.701 STOL (7-9272)
    EI-DRM Urban Air UFM-10 Samba (03/10)
    EI-DTS Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub (18-5822)
    EI-DZS BRM Land Africa (4/08)
    EI-ECK Raj Hamsa X-Air Hawk (1158)
    EI-ECZ Raj Hamsa X-Air Hawk (1163)
    EI-EEO Vans RV-7 (71700)
    EI-ELL Medway EclipseR (157/136)
    EI-EPN Jodel DR.105 (179)
    EI-EPP Piper PA-22-160 Tri-Pacer (22-7421)
    EI-EPW ICP MXP-740 Savannah Jabiru(5) (BMAA/HB/534)
    EI-ERM Comco Ikarus C42B (0802-6941)
    EI-ESE Zenith Zenair CH.601XL Zodiac (6-9666)
    EI-EYJ Reims/Cessna F172N Skyhawk (1696) Trim Flying Club Ltd
    EI-FBC Cessna 172N Skyhawk (17273474) National Flight Centre
    EI-FBY BRM Citius (0118/KIT/08-CT)
    EI-FCI Zenith Zenair CH.601HD Zodiac (4074)
    EI-FEV Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(5) (BMAA/HB/245)
    EI-FGU Best Off SkyRanger 912S(1) (BMAA/HB/429)
    EI-FLH BRM Land Africa (012/05/KF2)
    EI-FLX Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(5) (BMAA/HB/484)
    EI-FMA Aeropro EuroFox ()
    EI-FMO BRM Land Africa (06-00014)
    EI-GER Maule M-7 180A Sportplane (20006C)
    EI-GMH/624/D-39 Wag-Aero Sport Trainer (PFA 108-12647)
    EI-GSM Cessna 182S Skylane (18280188)
    (EI-HFA)/168 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 20 (C1/0464) Irish Historic Flight Foundation
    (EI-HFB)/"169" de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0247) Irish Historic Flight Foundation
    (EI-HFC)/"170" de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0742) Irish Historic Flight Foundation
    EI-HFD Boeing Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet (75-5736A) Irish Historic Flight Foundation
    EI-HUM Vans RV-7 (70588-1)
    EI-JIM Urban Air Samba XLA (43)
    EI-JOR Robinson R44 Raven II (12426)
    EI-PMI Agusta-Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8614)
    EI-SEA Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey (1DK-359C)
    EI-SMK Zenith Zenair CH.701UL STOL (7-3551)
    EI-VLN Piper PA-18A-150 Super Cub (18-6797)
    G-AHAU Auster J/1 Autocrat (1850)
    G-ASLX Piel CP.301A Emeraude (292)
    G-BTSP Piper J-3C-65 Cub (7647)
    (G-BXDP)/WK642/94 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0659)
    G-BYEH Jodel DR.250 Capitaine (15)
    G-BZJO Pegasus Quantum 15 (7699)
    G-CBGJ Aeroprakt A-22 Foxbat (PFA 317-13803)
    G-CBOO Mainair Blade 912S (1317-0302-7-W1112)
    G-CCBR Jodel D.120 A (59)
    G-CCCK Best Off SkyRanger 912(2) (BMAA/HB/265)
    G-CCFI Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six (32-7400002)
    G-CENB Evektor EV-97 TeamEurostar UK (2913)
    G-CESV Evektor EV-97 TeamEurostar UK (3011)
    G-CEUF P & M Aviation Quik GT450 (8325)
    G-CGLZ TL Ultralight TL-2000 Sting Carbon UK (LAA 347-14910)
    G-CGMW Alpi Aviation Pioneer 200-M (LAA 334-14958)
    G-CHPK Vans RV-8 (PFA 303-14535)
    G-CIIN Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 (1407-7344)
    G-CWAY Comco Ikarus C42 FB100 (0707-6907)
    G-FBSS Aeroprakt A-22LS Foxbat (LAA 317B-15101)
    G-JCUB Piper PA-18-135 Super Cub (18-3531)
    G-KONG Slingsby T.67M-200 Firefly (2041)
    G-KLYE Best Off Sky Ranger Swift (BMAA/HB/572)
    G-OLFZ P & M Aviation Quik GT450 (8354)
    G-REVO Best Off SkyRanger 912(2) (BMAA/HB/346)
    G-RRED Piper PA-28-181 Archer III (2843673)
    G-WBLY Pegasus Quik (8057)
    G-YORK Reims/Cessna F172M Skyhawk (1354)
    N1033Y Cessna 172S (172S10598)
    N4117Y Champion 7KCAB Citabria (592-76)
    N8990F Hughes 269C (64-0313)

    05/06 - Granard

    (C-FLEI) Piper J-3C-65 Cub (16108)
    EI-AEM Cessna 140 (13744)
    EI-DCA Raj Hamsa X-Air (742)
    EI-DKY Raj Hamsa X-Air V2(2) (BMAA/HB/222)
    EI-EWB Comco Ikarus C42B (0301-6523)

    06/06 - Limetree

    EI-BIO/480361/47-H Piper J-3C-65 Cub (12657)
    EI-BKK Taylor JT-1 Monoplane (PFA 1421)
    EI-CNU Pegasus Quantum 15-912 (7326)
    EI-CZA ATEC Zephyr 2000 (Z2580602A)
    EI-DKZ Just Reality Escapade 912(1) (BMAA/HB/423)
    EI-DNR Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(1) (BMAA/HB/251)
    EI-DRL Raj Hamsa X-Air Jabiru (3) 5 (1005)
    EI-DXM Raj Hamsa X-Air 582 (BMAA/HB/100)
    EI-DXP Cyclone Airsports AX3 (7252)
    EI-EES ELA Avacion ELA-07R (06040480712)
    EI-EYW Thruster T600N (9039-T600N-033)
    EI-FBY BRM Citius (0118/KIT/08-CT)
    EI-FEV Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(5) (BMAA/HB/245)
    EI-FLH BRM Land Africa (012/05/KF2)
    EI-FMO BRM Land Africa (06-00014)
    EI-FNC BRM Land Africa (0119/KIT/08-CT)
    EI-MRB Denney Kitfox Mk.II (PFA 172-11752)
    EI-WOT Currie Wot (PFA 3019)
    (G-BSUH) Cessna 140 (8092)
    G-CGPN Morane-Saulnier Rallye MS.880 (2429)
    G-OLGA CFM Shadow SA-II (PFA 206-13164)

    06/06 - Doodys

    Nil – all were at the TT !

    06/06 - Dungarvan

    EI-FKM Wassmer WA81 Piranha (819) ..stored
    G-AZFF Jodel D.11 (1175)

    06/06 - Lorum

    EI-EPY Urban Air UFM-11UK Lambada (5/11)
    EI-KEV Raj Hamsa X-Air 582(2) (BMAA/HB/145)
    unknown type, possibly Rans S4

    06/06 - Ballinvally

    EI-BEN Piper J-3C-65 Cub (12546)
    Unidentified Glider in trailer .."White Cloud" on nose

    06/06 - Warrens Field

    Unidentified Luscombe or Cessna 120
    No other residents

    06/06 - Castletown

    EI-EPZ Jodel DR.105M1 (2)

    06/06 - Laytown

    EI-CIM Light Aero Avid Flyer Mk.IV (1125D) container, not seen
    EI-JIM Urban Air Samba XLA (43)

    06/06 - Dublin

    EI-EFG Boeing 737-8AS/W (35014) Ryanair
    EI-EFN Boeing 737-8AS/W (37538) Ryanair
    EI-EFO Boeing 737-8AS/W (37539) Ryanair
    EI-EGB Boeing 737-8AS/W (38491) Ryanair
    EI-EHH ATR 42-310 (196) Aer Lingus Regional
    EI-EKE Boeing 737-8AS/W (35023) Ryanair
    EI-EKH Boeing 737-8AS/W (38493) Ryanair
    EI-ENJ Boeing 737-8AS/W (40301) Ryanair
    EI-FHZ Boeing 737-8JP/W (39005) Norwegian Air International
    EI-FRT Boeing 737-8AS/W (44740) Ryanair
    EI-FWA Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B (95102) CityJet
    EI-RJT Avro 146 RJ85 (E2366) CityJet
    EI-STA Boeing 737-31SF (29057) ASL Airlines Ireland
    F-GZHD Boeing 737-8K2/W (29650) Transavia France
    G-SOUL Cessna 310R (310R-0140) RVL Group
    G-WVIP Beech B200 King Air (BB-625) Capital Air Charter Ltd
    N527NP Cessna 750 Citation X (750-0231) ACP Jet Charters Inc
    OO-NEY Embraer Emb-550 Legacy 450 (55010003) Air Service Liege

    06/06 - Manchester

    A7-BCQ Boeing 787-8 (38335) Qatar Airways
    EI-EKH Boeing 737-8AS/W (38493) Ryanair
    EI-XLF Boeing 747-446 (27645) Rossiya Russian Airlines