Click on the pictures below to access some other sites, they are from left to right: Cardiff AP Blog, Cardiff AP History Blog, Cardiff AP Flickr Page, St Athan Flickr Page:


Museums/Collections & W&R Logs


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Rep
  • Denmark
  • England - North
  • England - South
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Scotland
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • USA - California
  • USA - Other States
  • Venezuela
  • Wales
  • BAPC Register


  • Aviation Events


  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Russia
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • USA - Oshkosh 2016
  • Bristol Balloons
  • Expo UK
  • Farnborough
  • LAA Rally
  • Microlight Fair
  • RIAT
  • Yeovilton Air Day


  • Message Board

    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:
    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.

    Friday, 6 January 2017

    Planes of Fame Air Museum Chino California

    Visited by Stu, Pat & Matthew on 09/08/16.

    Entrance

    (N33SJ) Lockheed L1329 Jetstar 731 (5087) ..fuselage
    N33SJ

    Outside

    (612) Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-2 (1B00612)
    612
    (1301)/079 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (unknown)
    1301
    (50802) Douglas C-47J (15213/26658)
    50802
    (147469)/147474/2K-123 Rockwell T-2A Buckeye (253-60) ..tail of 147474
    147469
    135867/L-313 North American DF-1D Fury (194-94)
    135867
    145336/DW-16 Ling-Temco-Vought F-8A Crusader (260)
    145336
    149547 Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (12872)
    149547
    151064/10 Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (13234)
    151064
    152673/NF-300 Ling-Temco-Vought A-7A Corsair II (A-30)
    152673
    1617 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5P (1C-16-17)
    1617
    (46-0010) Boeing B-50A Superfortress (15730) ..fuselage
    46-0010
    (51-1378) Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (51-1378)
    51-1378
    53-1351 North American QF-86H Sabre (203-123)
    53-1351
    53-5156 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-8495)
    53-5156
    56-3141/291 North American QF-100D Super Sabre (235-239)
    56-3141
    6674 Bell X-2 Replica (unknown)
    6674
    80382/382 Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat (C.124)
    80382
    FX-82 Lockheed F-104G Starfighter (683-9140)
    FX-82
    (N1000B) Lockheed C-60A Lodestar (18-2622)
    N1000B
    (N138CA) Convair 440-41 (63)..cockpit
    N138CA
    (N360BP)/NX360BP EKW C-3605 (263)
    N360BP
    (N3713G)/297158/BX-D Boeing DB-17P Flying Fortress (32325)
    N3713G
    (N3779G)/AM711/AM-T Lockheed C-60A Lodestar (18-2201)
    N3779G
    N422NA Lockheed VC-121B Constellation (2605)
    N422NA
    N4235Z/59604 Grumman OV-1A Mohawk (2A)
    N4235Z
    N4606/89468 Beech TC-45J Expeditor (Bu89468)
    N4606
    (N47TF) Douglas Dakota III (12317)
    N47TF
    N5486Y/14-A5 Hispano HA.200A Saeta (20/10)
    N5486Y
    N6036C CallAir A-4 (149)
    N6036C
    (N687)/NX687 Mikoyan-Gurevich SBLim-2 (1A02005)
    N687
    (N702WA) Hiller UH-12E Raven (2185)
    N702WA
    N88LK/34 red Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (194150)
    N88LK
    unknown Canadair CL-13A Sabre Mk.5 (unknown) ..not 23328
    Sabre Mk.5
    unknown Douglas SBD Dauntless (unknown) ..forward fuselage
    Douglas SBD
    unknown Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (unknown) ..cockpit
    Unknown A-4 Cockpit

    Edward T Maloney Hangar

    (A7104)/A-7126/6-F-11 Boeing FB-5 (810)
    A-7104
    (N305TA)/112129 Cessna L-19A Bird Dog (22443)
    N305TA
    (N3360G)/NX3360G/8090/1-F-1 Boeing P-12E (1512)
    N3360G
    (N3378G)/NX3378G/33-123/23 Boeing P-26A Peashooter (1899)
    N3378G
    (N55539)/NX55539 Seversky AT-12A Guardsman (483-38)
    N55539
    N9MB Northrop N-9MB (0039)
    N9MB
    Unmarked Wright Flyer 1903 Replica (unknown)
    Wright Flyer

    Bob & Josie Pond Hangar

    (42-4949) Bell P-39N Airacobra (42-4949)
    42-4949
    (N15HM)/NL15HM Culver PQ-14B Cadet NR-D (N-839)
    N15HM
    N3375G/R7 North American SNJ-5 Texan (88-18068)
    N3375G
    (N3395G)/NX3395G/28487/I Republic P-47G Thunderbolt (42-25234)
    N3395G
    (N409Z)/NX409Z/126997/JC-409 Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider (7797)
    N409Z
    N46CM Boeing Stearman PT-13D Kaydet (75-5122)
    N46CM
    (N48679)/329441/33-B Piper L-4H Grasshopper (10732)
    N48679
    N53612 Laister-Kauffman LK-10A (9)
    N53612
    N5441V/472861/607 North American P-51D Mustang (124-48335)
    N5441V
    N551VC North American P-51D Mustang Racer (122-39874)
    N551VC
    (N7715C)/NL7715C/413334/G4-U North American P-51D Mustang (124-44817)
    N7715C
    (N85104)/NL85104/79 Curtiss P-40N Warhawk (28954)
    N85104

    USS Enterprise CV-6 Hangar

    126277/TN-8 Grumman F-9F5P Panther (Bu126277)
    126277
    39657 Ryan FR-1 Fireball (11)
    39657
    (N157AT)/148316/AF Douglas A-4L Skyhawk (12626)
    N157AT
    (N670AM)/NX670AM/28536/39 Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless (3883)
    N670AM
    (N7835C)/NX7835C/46 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger (4169)
    N7835C
    (N83782)/NX83782/17799/799 Vought F4U-1A Corsair (3884)
    N83782

    Friedkin Hangar

    42-108777 Bell YP-59A Airacomet (27-10)
    42-108777
    (N1047P) North American O-47A (NA25-565)
    N1047P
    (N186PJ)/112959 Canadair Sabre 6 (S6-1710) ..identity unconfirmed
    N186PJ
    (N3131G) Aichi D3A2 (3179) ..dismantled
    (N3675G) North American TB-25J Mitchell (108-33698)
    N3675G
    (N4235Y)/NX4235Y/13 North American P-51A Mustang (99-22354)
    N4235Y
    (N700E)/NX700E Hispano HA.1112-M1L Buchon (120)
    N700E
    (N91161) North American L-17A Navion (NAV-4-216)
    N91161

    Fighter Rebuilders Shed

    N128HJ Colomban MC-12 Cri-Cri (12-0128)
    N128HJ
    (N3025/121707) Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat (D.1081)
    N3025
    (N40DF)/NX40DF/FR310/D Curtiss P-40M Kittyhawk (43-5508)
    N40DF

    475th FG Historical Foundation

    "Fluff 'n Lace" Lockheed P-38L Replica cockpit
    Replica P-38 Cockpit
    (N138AM)/NX138AM/162 Lockheed TP-38J Lightning (422-4318)
    N138AM

    Jet & Racer Hangar

    37973 Douglas D.558-II Skyrocket (6567)
    37973
    44-85488/PN-488 Lockheed F-80A Shooting Star (080-1511)
    44-85488
    (BAPC.136)/19 Deperdussin 1913 Replica (unknown)
    BAPC-136
    (BAPC.140)/3 Curtiss R3C-2 Replica (unknown)
    BAPC-140
    (BAPC.141)/5 Macchi M.39 Replica (unknown)
    BAPC-141
    (N117MG)/1020 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5 (1C-10-20)
    N117MG
    (N186AM)/NX186AM/"12834/FU-834" North American F-86F Sabre (191-708)
    N186AM
    (N186SE)/FU-067 North American F-86E Sabre (172-358)
    N186SE
    (N19GT)/NX19GT Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.540)
    N19GT
    N21X/21 Williams W.17 (1)
    N21X
    N26C/16 Mercury Air K-10 Shoestring Replica (unknown)
    N26C
    (N30421)/2149 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21R (94R2149)
    N30421
    N35TS/35 Wendt WH-1 Traveler (1)
    N35TS
    N36C LeVier Cosmic Wind (105)
    N36C
    (N377JP)/NX377JP Canadair CT-133 AUP Silver Star Mk.3 (T33-377)
    N377JP
    (N4024S)/NX4024S/"WA235/L-A" de Havilland DH-100 Vampire FB.6 (638)
    N4024S
    N426A/74 Orlowski Henri HO1 (1)
    N426A
    (N56Y)/NR56Y/39 Howard DGA5 Replica (1)
    N56Y
    (N711TF) Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5 (1C-15-29)
    N711TF
    (N715CM)/0715 PZL-Mielec TS-11 100bis(B) Iskra (1H07-15)
    (N87CN)/NX87CN/91051/1051 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (unknown)
    N87CN
    (N88J)/88 Mong Sport (1A)
    N88J
    (N96Y)/NX96Y/18 Keith Rider R-6 (6)
    N96Y
    NR2100/11 Granville Gee Bee R-1 Replica (unknown)
    NR2100
    NR225Y/1 Miles & Atwood Special Replica (T-6)
    NR225Y
    NX261Y/70 Keith Rider R-4 Replica (R-4-261)
    NX261Y
    VT260 Gloster Meteor F.4 (VT260)
    VT260

    Foreign Hangar

    (1049)/I-18 Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka (1049)
    1049
    (3014)/ED-1158 Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden (3014)
    3014
    (3523) Messerschmitt Bf.109E-7 (3523)
    3523
    191626/11 white Messerschmitt Me.163B-1 FSM (unknown)
    191626
    7 white Heinkel He.100D-1 FSM (unknown)
    He100D-1
    7483/601-35 Yokosuka D4Y1 Suisei (7483)
    7483
    874/V-190 Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero (874) ..rear fuselage only
    874
    B1795/B Sopwith Pup Replica (2826)
    B1795
    (N10A) Goodyear GZ-10A Gondola (4117)
    N10A
    (N130AM)/NX130AM/6 white Yakovlev Yak-3UA (170101) ..modified from LET C-11
    N130AM
    (N18YK)/30 white Yakovlev Yak-18 (1432030)
    N18YK
    (N190RF)/980574/14 white Focke-Wulf Fw.190A-8/N Replica (990010)
    N190RF
    (N34HC)/E2624/A-4 Bristol F.2b Fighter Replica (2)
    N34HC
    (N46770)/61-120 Mitsubishi A6M5-52 Zero (5357)
    N46770
    (N5241M)/U-142 Pilatus P.2-06 (600-62)
    N5241M
    (N5596T) Fokker Dr.1 Replica (unknown)
    N5596T
    N57962/CQ+QS Morane-Saulnier MS.502 Criquet (381)
    N57962
    (N5934) Hanriot HD.1 (1398)
    N5934
    (N79289) Horten Ho.IVa (HAC.289)
    N79289
    (T2-300)/403 Mitsubishi J8M1 Shusui (403)
    T2-300
    (T2-489)/120077/1 red Heinkel He.162A-2 (120077)
    T2-489
    Unmarked Bachem Ba.349A-1 Natter Replica (unknown)
    Ba.349A-1
    Unmarked Fieseler Fi.103A-1 (unknown)
    Fi.103A-1
    Unmarked Heinkel He.178 FSM (unknown)
    He.178

    Storage Compound

    44-77559 Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando (32955) ..wreck
    44-77559
    (53-2517)/0-32519 Northrop F-89J Scorpion (N.4648) ..wreck
    53-2517
    6062 Bell X-1 FSM (unknown)
    N24RJ Richter Ric-Jet 4 (001)
    N24RJ
    N86470 Beech UC-45J Expeditor (6321) ..wreck
    N86470
    (N9640C) North American T-28A Trojan (171-96) ..wreck
    N9640C