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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.

    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.
    18th July - Log added for RIAT Fairford 13/07

    Tuesday, 10 January 2017

    09-08-16 - Los Angeles - March - Chino

    Last day of the trip took in 3 excellent Museums before our flight home in BA A380 G-XLEB.

    Los Angeles 


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    N137FE Boeing 767-F3S2F (61206) Federal Express
    N441WN Boeing 737-7H4 (29837) Southwest Airlines
    N596AS Boeing 737-890 (35688) Alaska Airlines
    N964JT Airbus A321-231(SL) (7018) jetBlue Airways
    N972AN Boeing 737-823 (30097) American Airlines
    XA-AMM Boeing 737-852 (39944) Aeromexico


    B-2079 Boeing 777-F6N (37715) China Cargo Airlines
    B-7369 Boeing 777-39PER (43286) China Eastern Airlines
    CC-BDB Boeing 767-316ER (40590) LATAM Chile
    G-XLEB Airbus A380-841 (121) British Airways
    HL8228 Airbus A330-223 (1203) Korean Air
    JA735A Boeing 777-381ER (34892) All Nippon Airways
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    N117SY Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000416) United Express
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    N139AN Airbus A321-231(SL) (6687) American Airlines
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    N254MY Boeing 767-336ER (25443) Dynamic Airways
    N305AS Boeing 737-990 (30013) Alaska Airlines
    N336UP Boeing 767-34AF (37857) United Parcel Service Company
    N34131 Boeing 757-224ET (28971) United Airlines
    N3747D Boeing 737-832 (32374) Delta Air Lines
    N414QX de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4061) Alaska Horizon
    N439QX de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4246) Alaska Horizon
    N467AS Boeing 737-990ER (36362) Alaska Airlines
    N479AS Boeing 737-990ER (60576) Alaska Airlines
    N506NK Airbus A319-132 (2490) Spirit Airlines
    N511VL Airbus A320-233 (5212) Volaris Mexico
    N516GH Gulfstream G5 (553) Delta Private Jets
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    N68843 Boeing 737-924ER (60317) United Airlines
    N702TW Boeing 757-2Q8 (28162) Delta Air Lines
    N744P Airbus A319-112 (1287) American Airlines
    N751UW Airbus A319-112 (1317) American Airlines
    N760SK Canadair Regional-Jet 700 (10223) American Eagle
    N763SW Boeing 737-7H4 (27877) Southwest Airlines
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    N778AN Boeing 777-223ER (29587) American Airlines
    N808NW Airbus A330-323X (591) Delta Air Lines
    N813AW Airbus A319-132 (1223) American Airlines
    N823AW Airbus A319-132 (1463) American Airlines
    N839DN Boeing 737-932ER (31950) Delta Air Lines
    N8610A Boeing 737-8H4 (36635) Southwest Airlines
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    N924NN Boeing 737-823 (33486) American Airlines
    N944AT Boeing 717-2BD (55007) Delta Air Lines
    N949NN Boeing 737-823 (31192) American Airlines
    N959NN Boeing 737-823 (33329) American Airlines
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    N989DN Boeing 717-23S (55067) Delta Air Lines
    RP-C3437 Airbus A340-313X (332) Philippine Airlines
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    VH-OJS Boeing 747-438 (25564) QANTAS
    XA-BIO Airbus A320-214 (4730) Interjet-ABC
    XA-VLP Airbus A320-233(SL) (7000) Volaris Mexico
    ZK-OKM Boeing 777-319ER (38405) Air New Zealand

    March Field Air Museum

    See Museum Log

    Chino - Yanks Air Museum

    See Museum Log

    Chino - Planes of Fame Air Museum

    See Museum Log

    Chino - Elsewhere

    Main Apron

    62-4438 Republic F-105G Thunderchief (F-27) Preserved
    C-GFBF Canadair CL-215 (1082)
    N103PZ Maule M-7-235C Orion (25102C)
    (N106XD)/AR-106 SAAB RF-35 Draken (351106) Flight Test Dynamics
    N10GN Grumman HU-16D Albatross (G445) Heritage of Eagles Air Museum
    N1102V Ryan Navion A (NAV-4-2089)
    (N116XD)/AR-116 SAAB RF-35 Draken (351116) Flight Test Dynamics
    N131CW/42809 Convair VC-131D (205) American Airpower Heritage Flying Museum
    N1534G Cessna 421B Golden Eagle (421B-0630)
    (N155XD) SAAB TF-35 Draken (351155) Flight Test Dynamics
    N1828D Beech D.18S (A-837)
    N20248 Cessna 172M Skyhawk (172-61129)
    N20556 Cessna 172M Skyhawk (172-61391)
    (N20XD) SAAB F-35 Draken (351020) Flight Test Dynamics
    N2282T Beech G36 Bonanza (E-3724)
    N234CB Aero Commander Twin Commander 680 (680-622-249)
    N2398N Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-79A0824)
    N25068 Cessna 152 (152-80527)
    N26165 American Aviation AA-5A Cheetah (0457)
    N28470/5 American Aviation AA-5B Tiger (0631) Skytypers
    N28505/1 American Aviation AA-5B Tiger (0645) Skytypers
    N2946R Cessna 310G (310G-0146)
    N35350 SAAB J35D Draken (35350) Tempest Aviation
    N3546B Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain (31-8052007)
    N36ER/3 American Aviation AA-5B Tiger (0897) Skytypers
    N3726C Cessna R.182 Skylane RG (R182-00321)
    N411MB Eurocopter AS.350B3 (3309) Vertical Corp
    N41D American Aviation AA-5B Tiger (0993)
    N4355L Cessna 172G Skyhawk (172-54428)
    N449JA Piper PA-44-180 Seminole (4496075)
    N4522Y Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee B (25-4030)
    N4526K North American Navion A (NAV-4-1526)
    N456H Ryan Navion B (NAV-4-2228B)
    N45861 Beech TC-45J Expeditor (4721)
    N508F Fouga CM-170R Magister (508)
    N511FM/511 Fouga CM-170R Magister (511)
    N5190S Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee F (28-7105050)
    N520KS Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S-9734)
    N520ZH Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S-9733)
    N52621 Cessna 182P Skylane (182-62719)
    N53GE Aero Commander Turbo Commander 690B (11404) Wings & Rotors LLC
    (N543J) SAAB J35F Draken (35543) u/c, on jacks
    N5473D Cessna 172N Skyhawk (172-72579)
    N552WM Cessna 340A (340A-0235)
    N5548L Cessna 152 (152-84350)
    N5882T Cessna 421B Golden Eagle (421B-0424)
    N60143 Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S-10142)
    N6127X Aero Commander Twin Commander 500A (500A-970-32)
    N6226D Aero Commander Twin Commander 560F (560F-1307-60)
    N67SS Aero Commander Shrike Commander 500U (500U-1727-30)
    N680PL Aero Commander Twin Commander 680F (680F-969-27)
    N681RL Cessna 172 (28633)
    N6LL Mooney M.20K Model 231 (25-0698)
    N7492P Piper PA-24-250 Comanche (24-2686)
    N753MS Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign (680-0267) Sully Aviation LLC
    N778GK Cessna 421B Golden Eagle (421B-0118)
    N857ER Cessna 152 (152-82420)
    N8904X Cessna 182D Skylane (182-53304)
    N8908W Piper PA-28-235 Cherokee (28-10475)
    N90400/05 yellow WSK-PZL An-2T (1G27-22) 2 Dogs Flying LLC
    N91139 North American Navion (NAV-4-32)
    N9636M Mooney M.20F Executive 21 (670213)
    N97355 Stinson 108 Voyager (108-355)
    N9836W Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (28-23342)
    N9856C/3-28204 North American TB-25N Mitchell (108-35117) Aero Trader

    Hangar Area

    C-GFBG/266 Canadair CL-215 (1102)
    N15381 Piper PA-28-235 Cherokee C (28-7310040)
    N155DM Cessna 340A (340A-0511)
    N3004 Smyth Sidewinder (212276)
    N4132J Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (28-22454)
    N441TP Cessna 414A Chancellor (414A-0057)
    N7205J Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (28-24537)
    N8246E Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8216189)
    N84DA Cessna 414A Chancellor (414A-0519)
    N9514J Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee C (28-3637)

    Remote Ramp

    N141JF Gulfstream G2SP (106) Aero Falcons LLC
    N148H IAI 1124 Westwind (206) Jet Connect Inc
    N1592G Cessna 421B Golden Eagle (421B-0822)
    N1705R Cessna R.182 Skylane RG (R182-00525)
    N196AJ Boeing 727-227F (20838) Zangeneh Aeronautics Consulting Inc
    N218KD Gulfstream G4 (1164)
    N218SE Gulfstream G2 (116) Instructional Airframe
    N237CJ Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1 (525-0353) Shepherd Aircraft Holdings 237 LLC
    N30MP Boeing 727-21 (18998) MP Global Charter LLC
    N380AC Gulfstream G2SP (241) Elkhorn Aviation LLC
    N394ZA Aero Vodochody L-39ZA Albatros (132033)
    (N39CD) Bombardier Challenger 601 (3030) Oneida Equipment Leasing Inc engines
    N411WC Beech B350 King Air (FL-571) Wilson Construction Co
    N41MH Dassault Falcon 20C (14) Theshold Technologies Inc
    N42WJ Dassault Falcon 20F (427) Rplane Inc
    N477GG Gulfstream G2B (155)
    N600DT Learjet 35 (35-017) JFP Aviation LLC
    N601ER Bombardier Challenger 601-3A (5062) Hurricane Air LLC
    N610AB Gulfstream G3 (398) 398 LLC Trustee
    N80131 Cessna 172M Skyhawk (172-66392)
    N817CE Eurocopter AS.350B3 (4209) Southern California Edison Co
    N95TL Rockwell Sabreliner 65 (465-13) GFL Aviation Inc