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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.

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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.

    Saturday, 13 August 2016

    USA Illinois - Russell Military Museum - 24/07/16

    Visited by Stu. Pat & Matthew.

    Inside

    555 red Russian Tilt-Rotor Mock-up (n/a)
    555 red

    51-16226 Hiller H-23B Raven (408) ..cabin
    51-
16226

    67-16017 Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (0402)
    67-16017

    (71-20829)/SM-13 Bell Helicopters GOH-58A Kiowa (41690)
    71-20829

    Outside

    "110 red" Mil Mi-24V (353242015870)
    110 red

    (156751)/120 Ling-Temco-Vought TA-7C Corsair (E-18) ..fuselage
    156751

    52-9141 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-7195) ..rear fuselage/tail
    52-9141

    (52-9256) Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-7322) ..front fuselage
    52-9256

    (54-0914) Sikorsky CH-34C Choctaw (58-194)
    54-0914

    56-4026 Aero Commander U-9C (344)
    56-4026

    61-0923/ST Northrop GAT-38B Talon (N.5289)
    61-0923

    61-0941/ST Northrop GT-38A Talon (N.5307)
    61-0941

    65-10074 Bell Helicopters GUH-1H Iroquois (5118)
    65-10074

    (65-12789) Sikorsky CH-3E Jolly Green Giant (61564)
    65-12789

    65-12974 Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (0059)
    65-12974

    (65-9534) Bell Helicopters UH-1M Iroquois (1434)

    65-9788/88L Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (4832)
    65-
9788

    65-9931 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (4975)
    65-9931

    67-16879 Hughes TH-55A Osage (0986)
    67-16879

    67-18900 Grumman OV-1D Mohawk (101C)
    67-18900

    67-30044/153292 Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion (65061) ..fuselage
    67-30044

    68-16340/40B Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (10999)
    68-16340

    68-16992 Grumman OV-1D Mohawk (3D)
    68-16992

    68-17067 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (20795)
    68-17067

    69-15598 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (11886)
    69-15598

    69-6190/DM Ling-Temco-Vought GA-7D Corsair (D-20)
    69-6190

    70-15993 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (20937)
    70-15993

    70-18486 Sikorsky CH-54B Tarhe (64094)
    70-18486

    71-20047 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (12871)

    71-20255 Bell Helicopters UH-1V Iroquois (13079)
    71-20255

    (72-21129) Bell Helicopters OH-58A Kiowa (41795) ..unconfirmed, hybrid civil scheme, 21129 painted out on cowling
    72-21129

    72-21581 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13280)

    72-21616 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13315)

    73-21810 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13498) ..cabin
    73-21810

    73-21829 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13517)
    73-21829

    73-22080 Bell Helicopters UH-1V Iroquois (13563)
    73-22080

    73-22132 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13615) ..cabin
    73-22132

    74-22371 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13695) ..cabin

    74-22377 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13701) ..cabin

    74-22391 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13715)
    74-22391

    74-22397 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13721) ..cabin

    75-0084/ET McDonnell-Douglas F-15B Eagle (143)
    75-0084

    78-23050 Bell Helicopters AH-1E Cobra (22156)
    78-23050

    78-23095 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (22201)

    79-0195/DM Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II (459)
    79-0195

    81-0817 General Dynamics F-16B Fighting Falcon (62-86)
    81-0817

    82-23766 Boeing-Vertol CH-47D Chinook (M3017) ..cockpit
    82-23766

    DS-1261 Gyrodyne QH-50C (1261)
    DS-1261

    N1137S/AF517 Schweizer TG-4A (517) ..in trailer
    N1137S

    N133PD Bell Helicopters OH-58C Kiowa (41612)
    N133PD

    (N2250Q)/51-9524 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (51-9524)
    N2250Q

    N228SD Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13142) ..cabin
    N256SD

    N237SD Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (12996) ..cabin
    N237SD

    N256SD Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13246) ..cabin

    N373WN Bell Helicopters AH-1F Cobra (20197)
    N373WN

    N43960 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (4475)
    N43960

    N687RM/FAB-705 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (9064)
    N687RM

    N81473/FAB-719 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (13177)
    N81473

    N81477/FAB-716 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (12927)
    N81477

    N910NA/65-10352 Northrop T-38N Talon (N.5771) ..fuselage
    N910NA

    N952AW/153952 Boeing-Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight (2303)
    N952AW

    unmarked F-4 Phantom II Cockpit Training Rig (n/a) ..falsely marked "65-0839" on panel, a/c w-o in Vietnam
    F-4 Cockpit Rig