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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

    Wednesday, 19 July 2017

    08/06/17 - Okinawa - Kadena

    Continuing RichT's Japanese holiday.

    Okinawa

    02-8921 McDonnell Douglas F-15CJ Eagle (121) JASDF
    02-8921
    08-4590 Sikorsky UH-60J (2040) JASDF
    08-4590
    5035 Lockheed P-3 Orion (9032) JMSDF
    5040 Lockheed P-3 Orion (9037) JMSDF
    5052 Lockheed P-3 Orion (9049) JMSDF
    5070 Lockheed P-3 Orion (9067) JMSDF
    5071 Lockheed P-3 Orion (9068) JMSDF
    5091 Lockheed P-3 Orion (9088) JMSDF
    5097 Lockheed P-3 Orion (9094) JMSDF
    5097
    5101 Lockheed P-3 Orion (9098) JMSDF
    5101
    82-8092 McDonnell Douglas F-15DJ Eagle (MD-030) JASDF
    82-8092
    9V-MGG Boeing 737NG (44223) SilkAir
    B-16212 Airbus A321 (6276) EVA Air
    B-16221 Airbus A321 (6935) EVA Air
    B-18211 Boeing 747 (33735) China Airlines
    B-18652 Boeing 737NG (41787) China Airlines
    B-50007 Airbus A320 (4874) Tigerair Taiwan
    B-50011 Airbus A320 (6917) Tigerair Taiwan
    B-8235 Airbus A320 (6843) Juneyao Airlines
    B-8235
    B-9950 Airbus A320 (5668) China Eastern Airlines
    B-9950
    B-HLL Airbus A330 (244) Cathay Dragon
    B-HLL
    B-LBG Airbus A330 (1557) Cathay Dragon
    B-LNU Airbus A330 (1124) Hong Kong Airlines
    C-FURK DHC-8 (501)
    HL7538 Airbus A330 (222) Korean Air
    HL7538
    HL7567 Boeing 737NG (28647) Jin Air
    HL8020 Boeing 737NG (32683) Jeju Air
    HL8070 Boeing 737NG (37535) Tway Air
    HL8070
    JA007G DHC-8 (619) JCAB Flight Inspection
    JA01RK Boeing 737NG (61475) Japan TransOcean Air
    JA01RK
    JA02RK Boeing 737NG (61476) Japan TransOcean Air
    JA03JJ Airbus A320 (5161) Jetstar Japan
    JA03RK Boeing 737NG (61477) Japan TransOcean Air
    JA03RK
    JA03VA Airbus A320 (5926) Vanilla Air
    JA04RK Boeing 737NG (61478) Japan Transocean Air
    JA09JJ Airbus A320 (5499) Jetstar Japan
    JA12JJ Airbus A320 (5618) Jetstar Japan
    JA202D DHC-6 Twin Otter (916) Dai-Ichi Koku
    JA21RP AS.365 Dauphin (6548) National Police Agency
    JA22RP Agusta A109 (11751) National Police Agency
    JA300K Boeing 737 (27434) ANA Wings
    JA301K Boeing 737 (27435) ANA Wings
    JA301K
    JA322J Boeing 737NG (35351) Japan Airlines
    JA350D AS.350 Ecureuil (3467) Mitsui Sumitomo Finance & Lease
    JA357K Boeing 737 (28131) ANA Wings
    JA358Y AS.350 Ecureuil (3277) Idea
    JA4128 Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV (28R-7931260)
    JA5283 Cessna T303 Crusader (T30300295) Total Laboratory Of Shinei
    JA57AN Boeing 737NG (33894) All Nippon Airways
    JA59AN Boeing 737NG (33896) All Nippon Airways
    JA601F Boeing 767 (33404) All Nippon Airways
    JA602F Boeing 767 (33509) All Nippon Airways
    JA603A Boeing 767 (32972) All Nippon Airways
    JA604F Boeing 767 (35709) All Nippon Airways
    JA605A Boeing 767 (32974) All Nippon Airways
    JA605F Boeing 767 (30842) All Nippon Airways
    JA607A Boeing 767 (32976) All Nippon Airways
    JA65AN Boeing 737NG (33903) All Nippon Airways
    JA702A Boeing 777 (27033) All Nippon Airways
    JA705A Boeing 777 (29029) All Nippon Airways
    JA705A
    JA706A Boeing 777 (27036) All Nippon Airways
    JA711A Boeing 777 (33406) All Nippon Airways
    JA720A DHC-8 (651) Japan Maritime Safety Agency
    JA721A DHC-8 (652) Japan Maritime Safety Agency
    JA72AN Boeing 737NG (33915) All Nippon Airways
    JA737Q Boeing 737NG (35228) Skymark Airlines
    JA737U Boeing 737NG (29680) Skymark Airlines
    JA737X Boeing 737NG (36692) Skymark Airlines
    JA737Y Boeing 737NG (29663) Skymark Airlines
    JA737Z Boeing 737NG (40712) Skymark Airlines
    JA73AN Boeing 737NG (33904) All Nippon Airways
    JA73NC Boeing 737NG (31743) Skymark Airlines
    JA73NG Boeing 737NG (36821) Skymark Airlines
    JA73NL Boeing 737NG (38104) Skymark Airlines
    JA73NM Boeing 737NG (39421) Skymark Airlines
    JA73NN Boeing 737NG (39422) Skymark Airlines
    JA741A Boeing 777 (40900) All Nippon Airways
    JA741A
    JA745A Boeing 777 (40904) All Nippon Airways
    JA74AN Boeing 737NG (33905) All Nippon Airways
    JA74AN
    JA751J Boeing 777 (27654) Japan Airlines
    JA751J
    JA752J Boeing 777 (27655) Japan Airlines
    JA757A Boeing 777 (27040) All Nippon Airways
    JA757A
    JA75AN Boeing 737NG (33906) All Nippon Airways
    JA75AN
    JA802X Boeing 737NG (39418) Solaseed Air
    JA802X
    JA803X Boeing 737NG (39395) Solaseed Air
    JA806X Boeing 737NG (38036) Solaseed Air
    JA808P Airbus A320 (5540) Peach Aviation
    JA808X Boeing 737NG (39433) Solaseed Air
    JA809P Airbus A320 (5640) Peach Aviation
    JA809P
    JA812P Airbus A320 (6004) Peach Aviation
    JA812X Boeing 737NG (43402) Solaseed Air
    JA817P Airbus A320 (6824) Peach Aviation
    JA82RC DHC-8 (4519) Ryukyu Air Commuter
    JA8324 Boeing 767 (25655) All Nippon Airways
    JA8342 Boeing 767 (27445) All Nippon Airways
    JA8356 Boeing 767 (25136) All Nippon Airways
    JA8358 Boeing 767 (25616) All Nippon Airways
    JA8362 Boeing 767 (24632) All Nippon Airways
    JA83RC DHC-8 (4545) Ryukyu Air Commuter
    JA83RC
    JA8571 Dassault Falcon 900 (056) Japan Maritime Safety Agency
    JA8596 Boeing 737 (28462) ANA Wings
    JA85AN Boeing 737NG (62640) All Nippon Airways
    JA85AN
    JA8664 Boeing 767 (27339) All Nippon Airways
    JA8669 Boeing 767 (27444) All Nippon Airways
    JA8935 DHC-8 (593) Ryukyu Air Commuter
    JA8936 DHC-8 (635) Ryukyu Air Commuter
    JA8936
    JA8939 Boeing 737 (29486) Japan TransOcean Air
    JA8939
    JA8970 Boeing 767 (25619) Air Japan
    JA8976 Boeing 767 (27659) Japan Airlines
    JA8994 Boeing 737 (28097) Japan TransOcean Air
    JA8994
    JA8995 Boeing 737 (28831) Japan TransOcean Air
    JA8995
    JA8996 Boeing 737 (28832) Japan TransOcean Air
    JA8998 Boeing 737 (28994) Japan TransOcean Air
    JA974A Agusta A139 (31488) Japanese Coast Guard

    Kadena

    157316 Lockheed P-3 Orion (5531) US Navy
    157326 Lockheed EP-3E Orion (5541) US Navy
    157326
    159893 Lockheed EP-3E Orion (5644) US Navy
    159893
    161588 Lockheed P-3 Orion (5760) US Navy
    162175 Grumman C-2A Greyhound (55) US Navy
    162775 Lockheed P-3 Orion (5801) US Navy
    166712 Cessna UC-35D Citation Encore (560-0672) US Marine Corps
    166712
    166713 Cessna UC-35D Citation Encore (560-0677) US Marine Corps
    168430 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (40810) US Navy
    168431 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (40811) US Navy
    168755 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (42251) US Navy
    168848 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (44140) US Navy
    168851 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (44143) US Navy
    168855 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (44147) US Navy
    56-5740 Kawasaki T-4 (1140) JASDF
    56-5740
    59-1478 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17966) US Air Force
    62-3564 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18547) US Air Force
    52-3564
    62-4484 Na/Rockwell Sabre T-39 (276-37) Preserved
    80-0012/ZZ McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (0649) US Air Force
    80-0012
    81-0032/ZZ McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (0761) US Air Force
    81-0032
    81-0034/ZZ McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (0770) US Air Force
    81-0034
    81-0040/ZZ McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (0787) US Air Force
    81-0040
    81-0050 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0804) US Air Force
    82-0036/ZZ McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (0853) US Air Force
    82-0036
    82-0038/ZZ McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (0855) US Air Force
    82-0038
    83-0011 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0857) US Air Force
    83-0023 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0871) US Air Force
    83-0023/ZZ McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (0871) US Air Force
    83-0023
    83-0034 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0887) US Air Force
    83-0049 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0895) US Air Force
    84-0043 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0915) US Air Force
    85-0093 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0944) US Air Force
    85-0095 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0947) US Air Force
    85-0105 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0959) US Air Force
    85-0114 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0969) US Air Force
    85-0119 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0975) US Air Force
    85-0123/ZZ McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (0979) US Air Force
    85-0123
    85-0124 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0981) US Air Force
    85-0111 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (0966) US Air Force
    86-0339 GD F-16 Fighting Falcon (5C-445) US Air Force
    86-0345/CO GD F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-451) US Air Force
    86-0345
    87-0227/CO GD F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-488) US Air Force
    87-0227
    87-0234 GD F-16 Fighting Falcon (5C-495) US Air Force
    87-0241 GD F-16 Fighting Falcon (5C-502) US Air Force
    87-0254 GD F-16 Fighting Falcon (5C-515) US Air Force
    87-0258 GD F-16 Fighting Falcon (5C-519) US Air Force
    87-0260 GD F-16 Fighting Falcon (5C-521) US Air Force
    87-0262 GD F-16 Fighting Falcon (5C-523) US Air Force
    87-0279/CO GD F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-540) US Air Force
    87-0279
    87-0298/WI GD F-16C Fighting Falcon (5C-559) US Air Force
    87-0298
    88-0191 Lockheed C-130 Hercules (5130) US Air Force
    88-0264 Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (5135) US Air Force
    88-0264
    N321AX Hawker Hunter (41H-697443) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    N321AX
    N322AX Hawker Hunter (41H-697454) Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee
    N465MC Boeing 747 (24784) Atlas Air
    N473MC Boeing 747 (27174) Atlas Air