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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 2019:
    WEF Zurich, Sun'n'Fun Florida, Air Expo Friedrichshafen, Rome, Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Sliac/Zeltweg Shows

    Header Picture: CVN-75 USS Harry S Truman in Stokes Bay on 07/10/18

    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.
    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
    9th August - Logs completed for Larnaca 07/18 and started for 08/18
    16th August - Logs added for Chicago and the drive North to Oshkosh.
    05/06th Sept - Logs & pics added for Sliac Air Show Tour.
    10th Sept - Log & pics added for Belgian Air Force Day, Kleine Brogel
    12th Sept - Log added for Radom Air Show 25/08/18
    16th Sept - Log and pics added for East Anglia trip 13/09/18
    17th Sept - Log & pics added for Deblin Families Day & Poland Tour 22-26/08/18
    18th Sept - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 28-29/07/18
    21st Sept - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 30/07/18
    30th Sept - Logs & pics added for Cotswold Airport Revival Show
    1st & 2nd Oct - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 31/07-01/08/18
    6th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 02/08/18
    8th Oct - Logs added for Stokes Bay US Carrier trip 07/08/18
    17th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 03/08/18

    Sunday, 23 April 2017

    23/04/17 - Henstridge

    Stu attended the LAA Wessex Strut 40th Anniversary Fly-in at Henstridge. Log includes residents visible.

    F-BPNM Zlin Z.326 Trener Master (928)
    F-BPNM
    G-ADNE de Havilland DH-87B Hornet Moth (8089)
    G-ADNE
    G-AFZL Porterfield CP-50 Collegiate (581)
    G-AFZL
    G-AJAD Piper L-4H Cub (12008)
    G-AJAD
    G-AJKB/N71631 Luscombe 8E Silvaire (3058)
    G-AJKB
    G-AKSY/TJ534 Auster AOP.5 (1567)
    G-AKSY
    G-APIE Tipsy Belfair (535)
    G-APIE
    G-APYG/WB619 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0060)
    G-APYG
    G-ARFI Cessna 150A (150-59100)
    G-ARNG Piper PA-22-108 Colt (22-8547)
    G-ARNG
    G-ASFX Druine D.31 Turbulent (PFA 513)
    G-ASFX
    G-ASSS Cessna 172E (172-51467)
    G-ASSS
    G-ATDA Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee (28-206)
    G-ATDA
    G-AVFZ Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (28-22767)
    G-AVFZ
    G-AVGZ SAN Jodel DR.1050 (341)
    G-AVGZ
    G-AVNS Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee C (28-4129)
    G-AVOM Centre-Est DR.221 Dauphin (65)
    G-AVOM
    G-AVSR Beagle D.5/180 Husky (3689)
    G-AVSR
    G-AWPW Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser (12-3947)
    G-AWPW
    G-AWVZ Jodel D.112 (898)
    G-AWVZ
    G-AWWO SAN Jodel DR.1050 (552)
    G-AWWO
    G-AYAN Slingsby T.31M Cadet III (PFA 1385)
    G-AYAN
    G-AYGG Wassmer Jodel D.120 (184)
    G-AYGG
    G-AYLC SAN Jodel DR.1051 (536)
    G-AYLC
    G-AYLP American Aviation AA-1 Yankee (0445)
    G-AZVI Socata MS.892A Rallye Commodore 150 (12039)
    G-BAKN SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (348)
    G-BAKN
    G-BALF Robin DR.400-140 Major (772)
    G-BALF
    G-BBDO Piper PA-23-250E Aztec (27-7305120) ..wfu
    G-BBXW Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7415050)
    G-BBXW
    G-BDEY Piper L-4J Cub (12538)
    G-BDEY
    G-BDSB Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7690107)
    G-BDSB
    G-BDTL Evans VP-1 Volksplane (PFA 7012)
    G-BDTL
    G-BDWJ/"F8010"/Z Replica Plans SE.5A (PFA 020-10034)
    G-BDWJ
    G-BEVS Taylor JT.1 Monoplane (PFA 1429)
    G-BEVS
    G-BEWR Reims/Cessna F.172N Skyhawk (1613)
    G-BFAK Socata MS.892A Rallye Commodore 150 (10595)
    G-BFAK
    G-BFGK Jodel D.117 (644)
    G-BFGK
    G-BFGZ Reims/Cessna FRA.150M Aerobat (0329)
    G-BFGZ
    G-BFSS Reims/Cessna FR.172G Rocket (0167)
    G-BFSS
    G-BGWO Jodel D.112 (227)
    G-BGWO
    G-BHVF SAN Jodel D.150A Mascaret (11)
    G-BHVF
    G-BIYW Jodel D.112 (1209)
    G-BIYW
    G-BJEL SNCAC NC.854S (113)
    G-BJEL
    G-BKDR Pitts S-1S Special (PFA 009-10654)
    G-BKDR
    G-BLGV Bell Helicopters 206B Jet Ranger II (982)
    G-BLGV
    G-BTCH Luscombe 8E Silvaire (6403)
    G-BTCH
    G-BTGJ Smith DSA-1 Miniplane (NM.II) ..u/c collapsed on heavy landing
    G-BTGJ
    G-BUJM Cessna 120 (11784)
    G-BUJM
    G-BUTK Murphy Rebel (PFA 232-12091)
    G-BUTK
    G-BUWK Rans S.6-116 Coyote II (PFA 204A-12448)
    G-BUWK
    G-BVCG Van's RV-6 (PFA 181-11783)
    G-BVCG
    G-BVGT Auster J/1A (PFA 00-220)
    G-BVGT
    G-BWMB Jodel D.119 (77-1492)
    G-BWMB
    G-BWMN Rans S.7 Courier (PFA 218-12446)
    G-BWMN
    G-BWYR Rans S.6-116 Coyote II (PFA 204A-13058)
    G-BWYR
    G-BXCA Sisler SF-2A Cygnet (PFA 182-12921)
    G-BXCA
    G-BXCW Denney Kitfox Mk.III (PFA 172-12619)
    G-BXCW
    G-BXDY Europa Europa (PFA 247-12914)
    G-BXDY
    G-BXHY Europa Europa (PFA 247-12514)
    G-BXHY
    G-BXRZ Rans S.6-116 Coyote II (PFA 204A-13195)
    G-BXRZ
    G-BYEJ Scheibe SF-28A Tandem-Falke (5713)
    G-BYEJ
    G-BYSF Jabiru UL (PFA 274A-13356)
    G-BYSF
    G-BZRV Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13573)
    G-BZST Jabiru SPL-450 (PFA 274A-13616)
    G-BZST
    G-BZWJ CFM Streak Shadow (PFA 206-13553)
    G-BZWJ
    G-BZXN Jabiru UL (PFA 274A-13747)
    G-BZXN
    G-CBDM Tecnam P.92 Echo EM (PFA 318-13756)
    G-CBDM
    G-CBLB Tecnam P.92 Echo EM (PFA 318-13770)
    G-CBLB
    G-CBNL Dyn'Aero MCR-01 Banbi (PFA 301A-13805)
    G-CBNL
    G-CBNO CFM Streak Shadow SLA (PFA 206-13809)
    G-CBNO
    G-CBRX Zenair CH.601UL Zodiac (PFA 162A-13833)
    G-CBRX
    G-CCAL Tecnam P.92 Echo EM (PFA 318-13842)
    G-CCAL
    G-CCCE Aeroprakt A.22 Foxbat (PFA 317-14002)
    G-CCCE
    G-CCEF Europa Europa (PFA 247-13038)
    G-CCEF
    G-CCKL Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (PFA 315-14117)
    G-CCKL
    G-CCSX Best Off Skyranger 912(2) (BMAA/HB/366)
    G-CCSX
    G-CDKE Rans S.6ES Coyote II (PFA 204-14119)
    G-CDKE
    G-CDMN Van's RV-9 (PFA 320-14108)
    G-CDMN
    G-CDRV Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14186)
    G-CDRV
    G-CDTA Evektor EV-97 TeamEurostar UK (2005-2509)
    G-CDTA
    G-CDVL Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14379)
    G-CDVL
    G-CDWB Best Off Skyranger 912(2) (BMAA/HB/477)
    G-CDWB
    G-CECK I.C.P. MXP-740 Savannah Jabiru(5) (BMAA/HB/495) ..hangared
    G-CECY Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (PFA 315-14551)
    G-CECY
    G-CEOP Aeroprakt A.22L Foxbat (PFA 317A-14671)
    G-CEOP
    G-CEVC Van's RV-4 (2726)
    G-CEVC
    G-CEWR Aeroprakt A.22L Foxbat (PFA 317A-14736)
    G-CEWR
    G-CEYM Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-14595)
    G-CEYM
    G-CFLG Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (LAA 338-14771)
    G-CFLG
    G-CFOG Ikarus Comco C-42 FB UK (PFA 322-14482)
    G-CFOG
    G-CFRM Best Off Skyranger Swift 912S(1) (BMAA/HB/578)
    G-CFRM
    G-CGJP Van's RV-10 (PFA 339-14600)
    G-CGJP
    G-CGLI Alpi Aviation Pioneer 200-M (LAA 334-14919)
    G-CGLI
    G-CGMG Van's RV-9 (PFA 320-14488)
    G-CGMG
    G-CGMM Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (LAA 338-14934)
    G-CGMM
    G-CGUU Best Off Skyranger Nynja 912S(1) (BMAA/HB/605)
    G-CGUU
    G-CGVP Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (LAA 315-15047)
    G-CGVP
    G-CGVX Europa Europa (LAA 247-12719)
    G-CGVX
    G-CHIW Raj Hamsa X'Air Hawk (1104)
    G-CHIW
    G-CIMD Alpi Aviation Pioneer 400 (LAA 364-15302)
    G-CIMD
    G-CIPG BRM Aero NG-5 Speed Wing (LAA 385-15315)
    G-CIPG
    G-CIWC Raj Hamsa X Air H Hawk (LAA 340-15349)
    G-CIWC
    G-CJIT Ikarus Comco C-42 FB100 (1608-7466)
    G-CJIT
    G-CJJA Evektor EV-97 EuroStar SL (2016-4235)
    G-CJJA
    G-CJMF BRM Aero NG-5 Speed Wing (LAA 385-15413)
    G-CJMF
    G-CJTX Evektor EV-97 EuroStar SL (2016-4238)
    G-CJTX
    G-CLAC Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8116241)
    G-CLAC
    G-CLIF Ikarus Comco C-42 FB UK (PFA 322-14377)
    G-CLIF
    G-DADG Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-5237)
    G-DADG
    G-DDBD Europa Europa XS (PFA 247-13569)
    G-DDBD
    G-DEEZ Denney Kitfox Mk.III (931)
    G-DEEZ
    G-DENS Binder CP.301S Smaragd (121)
    G-DENS
    G-DHAH Aeronca 7AC Champion (7AC-4185)
    G-DHAH
    G-DNBH Raj Hamsa X'Air H Hawk (LAA 340-14819)
    G-DNBH
    G-DOGG/XX638 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (308)
    G-DOGG
    G-DRSV Robin DR.315X Petit Prince (624)
    G-DRSV
    G-EAVX Sopwith Pup Replica (PFA 101-10523) .. under construction, some original parts
    G-EAVX
    G-EDDS Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (PFA 338-14660)
    G-EDDS
    G-EDRV Van's RV-6A (PFA 181A-13451)
    G-EDRV
    G-EOID Aeroprakt A.22L Foxbat (LAA 317A-14836)
    G-EOID
    G-EYOR Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13259)
    G-EYOR
    G-FARO Star-Lite SL-1 (PFA 175-11359)
    G-FARO
    G-GNJW Ikarus Comco C-42 FB UK (PFA 322-13717)
    G-GNJW
    G-ICMT Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (PFA 315-14598)
    G-ICMT
    G-IEEF Raj Hamsa X'Air Jabiru (3) (1171)
    G-IEEF
    G-IIGI Van's RV-4 (381)
    G-IIGI
    G-IINI Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-13781)
    G-IINI
    G-IIRW Van's RV-8 (80449)
    G-IIRW
    G-IOSL Van's RV-9 (90121)
    G-IOSL
    G-ISAC/"TZ164"/01-A Isaacs Spitfire (LAA 027-15134)
    G-ISAC
    G-JWIV SAN Jodel DR.1051 (431)
    G-JWIV
    G-KENM Luscombe 8E Silvaire Deluxe (2908)
    G-KENM
    G-KLAW Christen Eagle II (003-1)
    G-KLAW
    G-LIVH/330238/24-A Piper L-4H Cub (11529)
    G-LIVH
    G-LLOY Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330A-14568)
    G-LLOY
    G-LTFC Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee B (28-26259)
    G-LTFC
    G-LUSI Luscombe 8F Silvaire Observer (6770)
    G-LUSI
    G-LUSK Luscombe 8F Silvaire (3795)
    G-LUSK
    G-MDAC Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-8290154)
    G-MRED Elmwood Aviation Christavia Mk.1 (PFA 185-12935)
    G-MRED
    G-MROD Van's RV-7A (PFA 323-14432)
    G-MROD
    G-MUJD Van's RV-12 (LAA 363-15145)
    G-MUJD
    G-MWMW Murphy Renegade Spirit UK (PFA 188-11544)
    G-MWMW
    G-MYXA Tennessee Eng. & Manufacturing MiniMax (PFA 186-12266)
    G-MYXA
    G-NACA Britten-Norman NAC-2 Freelance 180 (2001)
    G-NACA
    G-NEAT Europa Europa (PFA 247-12642)
    G-NEAT
    G-OABB SAN Jodel D.150 Mascaret (01)
    G-OABB
    G-ODJG Europa Europa (PFA 247-12889)
    G-ODJG
    G-OJVL Van's RV-6 (PFA 181-12441)
    G-OJVL
    G-OLEM Jodel D.18 (PFA 169-11613)
    G-OLEM
    G-OZZI Jabiru SK (PFA 274-13176)
    G-OZZI
    G-PCAT Socata TB-10 Tobago (60)
    G-PCAT
    G-PUSI Cessna T303 Crusader (T303-00273) ..hangared
    G-RISY Van's RV-7 (PFA 323-14320)
    G-RISY
    G-RJWX Europa Europa XS (PFA 247-13197)
    G-RJWX
    G-ROKY Nando Groppo Trail (LAA 372-15131)
    G-ROKY
    G-ROWA Aquila A.210 (174)
    G-ROWA
    G-RTRV Van's RV-9A (LAA 320-15033)
    G-RTRV
    G-RVAN Van's RV-6 (PFA 181-12657)
    G-RVAN
    G-RVCH Van's RV-8A (PFA 303-14116)
    G-RVCH
    G-RVIN Van's RV-6 (PFA 181-13236)
    G-RVIO Van's RV-10 (PFA 339-14548)
    G-RVIO
    G-RVIV Van's RV-4 (PFA 181-12366)
    G-RVIV
    G-RVIW Van's RV-9 (PFA 320-13924)
    G-RVIW
    G-RVMT Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13644)
    G-RVMT
    G-RVPW Van's RV-6A (PFA 181A-13481)
    G-RVPW
    G-RVSG Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14265)
    G-RVSG
    G-SASR McD-D Helicopters MD-902 Explorer (900-00074)
    G-SASR
    G-SERL Socata TB-10 Tobago (109)
    G-SHOG Colomban MC-15 Cri-Cri (001)
    G-SHOG
    G-SHUC Rans S.6ESD Coyote II (PFA 204-12361)
    G-SHUC
    G-SONX Sonex Home Build (LAA 337-14776)
    G-SONX
    G-SSTL Just Aircraft Superstol (LAA 397-15377)
    G-SSTL
    G-STFO TL Ultralight TL-2000UK Sting Carbon S4 (LAA 347A-15380)
    G-STFO
    G-STZZ TL Ultralight TL-2000UK Sting Carbon (LAA 347-15003)
    G-STZZ
    G-TDVB Dyn'Aero MCR-01 Banbi (PFA 301B-14015)
    G-TDVB
    G-TECC Aeronca 7AC Champion (7AC-5269)
    G-TECC
    G-TIMP Aeronca 7AC Champion (7AC-3392)
    G-TIMP
    G-TJDM Van's RV-6A (PFA 181A-13370)
    G-TJDM
    G-TTRL Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14248)
    G-TTRL
    G-TWRL Pitts S-1S Special (PFA 009-14196)
    G-TWRL
    G-UPID Bowers Fly Baby 1-A (PFA 016-13347)
    G-UPID
    G-VIXX Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14465)
    G-VIXX
    G-WALZ Best Off Skyranger 912S(1) (BMAA/HB/619)
    G-WALZ
    G-WSSX Ikarus Comco C-42 FB100 (0608-6837)
    G-WSSX
    G-XCRJ Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14333)
    G-XCRJ
    G-XIFR Lambert Mission M108 (LAA 370-14986)
    G-XIFR
    G-ZENY Zenair CH.601HD Zodiac (PFA 162-13668)
    G-ZENY
    N94SA Champion 7ECA Citabria (227)
    N94SA
    N243SA Piper PA-22-108 Colt (22-8376)
    N243SA
    N257SA Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six B (32-40755)
    N1502A Piper PA-20 Pacer (20-686)
    N1502A
    N4698W Rockwell Commander 112TC-A (13274)
    N4698W
    (N5427)/NC5427 Curtiss-Wright Travel Air 4000 (516)
    N5427
    OO-161 Van's RV-7 (73430)
    OO-161