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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: TCSG-505 Agusta-Bell 412EP (SAR) on coastal patrol off Antalya on 29/04/18

    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.

    Updates:
    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.

    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