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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
    Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
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    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

    Header Picture: 6814 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (966814) Displayed at Poznań-Kobylnica on 24/07/17

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    Wednesday, 12 July 2017

    08/07/17 - Yeovilton Air Day

    Attended by Stu, Pat, Matthew and several thousand others.

    Static

    262 Pilatus PC-9M (657) Irish Air Corps/Flying Training School
    262
    276 Westland Lynx HAS.4 (074) French Navy/34F
    276
    1017 PZL-Mielec M-28B Bryza 1R (AJG001-03) Polish Navy/44 NAB
    1017
    6053/AD572/DU-C Aero Vodochody L-159A (156053) Czech Air Force/212.tl
    6053
    92-3292 McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster III (P-12) United States Air Force/437 AW
    92-3292
    ET-612 General Dynamics F-16BM Fighting Falcon (6G-9) Royal Danish Air Force/Esk 727
    ET-612
    FA-132 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-132) Belgian Air Component/1 Wing
    FA-132
    FA-132 tail
    G-ATGY Socata GY-80-160 Horizon (121)
    G-ATGY
    G-BARS/1377 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0557)
    G-BARS
    G-BCGC/WP903 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0776)
    G-BCGC
    G-BMJY/07 yellow Yakovlev Yak-18A (Unknown)
    G-BMJY
    G-BNAI/146-11083/5 Wolf W-11 Boredom Fighter (PFA 146-11083)
    G-BNAI
    G-BOIT Socata TB-10 Tobago (810)
    G-BOIT
    G-BRHP/3-1923 Aeronca O-58B Grasshopper (O58B-8533)
    G-BRHP
    G-BTLG Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow (28R-35811)
    G-BTLG
    G-BUJM Cessna 120 (11784)
    G-BUJM
    G-BURR/WZ706 Auster AOP.9 (B5/10/32)
    G-BURR
    G-BYXS/XS Grob G.115E Tutor (82178) Babcock Aerospace/727 Sqn
    G-BYXS
    G-BZEZ CFM Streak Shadow 90 (PFA 206-13503)
    G-BZEZ
    G-BZME/XX698/9 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (347)
    G-BZME
    G-CBDM Tecnam P.92EM Echo (PFA 318-13756)
    G-CBDM
    G-CBNO CFM Streak Shadow SLA (PFA 206-13809)
    G-CBNO
    G-CBOS Rans S.6ESA Coyote II (PFA 204-13859)
    G-CBOS
    G-CBSI/XZ934 Aerospatiale SA.341D Gazelle HT.3 (1736)
    G-CBSI
    G-CBSK/ZB627/A Aerospatiale SA.341D Gazelle HT.3 (1914)
    G-CIGE/WPK634/902 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0648)
    G-CIGE
    G-CVIX/XP924/E-134 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen D.3 (10125) Naval Aviation Ltd
    G-CVIX
    G-CVLN AutoGyro Europe Cavalon (RSUK/CVLN/003)
    G-CVLN
    G-JSMA/WL419 Gloster Meteor T.7 (mod) (G5/423772) Martin Baker
    G-JSMA
    G-JWMA/WA638 Gloster Meteor T.7 (mod) (G5/356539) Martin Baker
    G-JWMA
    G-KAXT/XT787 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9669)
    G-KAXT
    G-MOOS/XF690 Percival Provost T.1 (PAC/F/335)
    G-MOOS
    G-SCPI Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (LAA 338-14855)
    G-SCPI
    G-SHUC Rans S.6ESD Coyote II (PFA 204-12361)
    G-SHUC
    G-SNEV CFM Streak Shadow SA (PFA 206-13042)
    G-YAKH/33 white Yakovlev Yak-52 (899915)
    G-YAKH
    G-YAKJ Yakovlev Yak-18T (01-33)
    G-YAKJ
    G-YAKX/27 red Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111307)
    G-YAKX
    G-YROL AutoGyro Europe Cavalon (RSUK/CVLN/009)
    G-YROL
    G-ZZLE/XX436/CU-39 Aerospatiale SA.341C Gazelle HT.2 (1402)
    G-ZZLE
    N-175 NH Industries NH-90 NFH (1175) Royal Netherlands Navy/860 Sqn
    N-175
    S-134 Westland Lynx Mk.90B (425) Royal Danish Air Force/Esk 723
    S-134
    S-191 Westland Lynx Mk.90B (409) Royal Danish Air Force/Esk 723
    S-191
    S-191
    VR930/Q-110 Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 (VR930) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    VR930
    W5856/4A Fairey Swordfish IV (W5856) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    W5856
    WW138/Z-227 de Havilland DH-112 Sea Venom FAW.22 (12712) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    WW138
    XV586/E-010 McDonnell-Douglas F-4K Phantom FG.1 (3317) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    XV586
    XX205/842 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312052) Royal Navy/736 NAS
    XX205
    ZE416 Agusta A-109E Power (11173) QinetiQ/ETPS
    ZE416
    ZE422/92 Westland WS.61 Seaking ASaC.7 (WA961) Royal Navy/849 NAS
    ZE422
    ZF378/RN-S Short Emb-312 Tucano T.1 (T92) Royal Air Force/72(R) Sqn/1 FTS
    ZF378
    ZH800/"ZH801"/001 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A .2 (NB05) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    ZH800
    ZJ127/L AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin HC.4 (50149) Royal Navy/Leonardo
    ZJ127
    ZJ128/M AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin HC.3 (50153) Royal Navy/846 NAS
    ZJ128
    ZJ192 McD-D Helicopters WAH-64D Apache AH.1 (WAH27) Army Air Corps/664 Sqn
    ZJ192
    ZJ950/950 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS047) Royal Air Force/1 Sqn
    ZJ950
    ZZ397 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (482) Royal Navy/825 NAS
    ZZ397
    ZZ410 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (480) Royal Marines/847 NAS
    ZZ410
    ZZ503 Beech 350 Avenger T.1 (FL-633) Royal Navy/750 NAS
    ZZ503
    ZZ526 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (533) Army Air Corps/1 Regt
    unmarked Lockheed F-35 FSM
    F-35 FSM

    Hangar 4

    XT765 Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA487) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    XT765

    Hangar 6

    XZ574 Westland WS.61 Sea King HAS.6 (WA842) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    XZ574
    ZJ126/K AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin HC.3i (50141) Royal Navy/846 NAS
    ZJ135/T AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin HC.3i (50187) Royal Navy/846 NAS

    Hangar 7

    G-BYVK/VK Grob G.115E Tutor (82121) Babcock Aerospace/727 Sqn
    G-BYVK
    ZH846/CU-84 AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin HM.2 (50109) Royal Navy/820 Sqn
    ZH846
    ZZ518 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (523) Royal Navy/825 NAS
    ZZ518

    Hangar 8 (Lynx outside)

    G-EGCA Rans S.6ES Coyote II (LAA 204-15193) Royal Aeronautical Society
    G-EGCA
    G-FDHB/1264 Bristol Scout C Replica (PFA 353-14755)
    G-FDHB
    LS326/L2 Fairey Swordfish II (LS326) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    LS326
    XZ736/815 Westland Lynx HMA.8SRU (222) Royal Navy/Instructional Airframe
    XZ736

    Hangar 14

    ZZ377 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (496) Royal Navy/825 NAS
    plus another 7 at least

    FAA Museum Workshop

    DP872 Fairey Barracuda II (DP872) Fleet Air Arm Museum

    North Flightlines

    36 Dassault Rafale M (36) French Navy/11F
    M36
    Picture credit Mark Pearce
    45 Dassault Rafale M (Unknown) French Navy/11F
    E-600 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6F-35) Royal Danish Air Force/Esk 727
    E-600
    Picture credit Mark Pearce
    XX177 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312024) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX204 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312051) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX219 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312055) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX227 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312063) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX227
    Picture credit Mark Pearce
    XX232 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312068) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX242 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312078) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX244 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312080) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX278 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312103) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX311 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (312136) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX323 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (312148) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    ZZ379 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (498) Royal Navy/815 NAS
    ZZ379
    ZZ396 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (481) Royal Navy/815 NAS
    ZZ396
    ZZ529 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (536) Royal Navy/815 NAS

    Tower ramp

    G-BVGE/XJ729 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.100)
    G-BVGE
    G-EWIZ Pitts S-2SE Special (S.18)
    G-EWIZ
    G-KAMY/285068 North American AT-6D Texan (88-16849)
    G-KAMY
    G-SIJJ/A3-3 North American P-51D Mustang (122-31894) Hangar 11 Collection
    JY-RFB Extra 300LP (1240) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    JY-RFC Extra 300LP (1241) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    JY-RFD Extra 300LP (1326) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    JY-RFE Extra 300LP (1243) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    N104CJ/18 red Mikoyan-Gurevich SBLim-2 (1A01004) Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
    N104CJ
    OE-FDP Short SC-7 Srs.3-100 (SH1924) Pink Aviation Services
    OE-FDP
    WK608/906/Y de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 (C1/0617) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    WK608
    ZH857/CU-85 AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin HM.2 (50151) Royal Navy/824 NAS
    ZH857
    Picture credit Mark Pearce
    ZJ230 McD-D Helicopters WAH-64D Apache AH.1 (WAH64) Army Air Corps/656 Sqn
    ZJ230

    South Flightlines

    6054 Aero Vodochody L-159A (156054) Czech Air Force/212.tl
    6060 Aero Vodochody L-159A (156060) Czech Air Force/212.tl
    9244 SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (39244) Czech Air Force/211.tl
    FA-123 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-123) Belgian Air Component/10 Wing
    FA-134 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-134) Belgian Air Component/10 Wing
    FA-134 & FA123
    Picture credit Mark Pearce
    J-3082 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1082) Swiss Air Force/Patrouille Suisse
    J-3084 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1084) Swiss Air Force/Patrouille Suisse
    J-3085 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1085) Swiss Air Force/Patrouille Suisse
    J-3087 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1087) Swiss Air Force/Patrouille Suisse
    J-3088 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1088) Swiss Air Force/Patrouille Suisse
    J-3089 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1089) Swiss Air Force/Patrouille Suisse
    J-3091 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (L1091) Swiss Air Force/Patrouille Suisse
    ZJ132/Q AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin HC.3i (50177) Royal Navy/846 NAS
    ZJ137/W AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin HC.3i (50195) Royal Navy/846 NAS
    ZK352/BV Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS113) Royal Air Force/29(R) Sqn
    ZK354/BY Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS115) Royal Air Force/29(R) Sqn

    Wildcat Ramp - visited on medevac flight

    G-DSAA AgustaWestland AW169 (69027) Specialist Aviation Services/Devon & Somerset Air Ambulance
    G-DSAA

    Pleasure Flights

    G-BYBI Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (3668) Castle Air
    G-BYBI
    G-HANY Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8598) Cotswold Helicopters
    G-HANY
    G-ONTV Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8733) Adventure 001 Ltd
    G-ONTV
    G-TREE Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (2826) Heliflight (UK) Ltd
    G-TREE

    GA Visitors Ramp

    F-GDYU Robin DR.400-120 Petit Prince (1654)
    G-ATXD Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche B (30-1166)
    G-EMLS Cessna T.210L Turbo Centurion (210-60094)
    G-GHEE Evektor EV-97 Eurostar (PFA 315-13840)
    G-NEAT Europa Europa (PFA 247-12642)
    G-OBOF Remos GX (361)
    and probably more

    Preserved

    XT458/VL-P Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA280) Royal Navy
    XT458
    ZD578/122/000 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A .2 (41H-912041)

    Dump

    773 Westland WS.61 Sea King Mk.47 (WA823)
    WV911/C-115 Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6 (AW.6126)
    XS513 Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA182)
    XW630 British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (712061)
    XZ674/T Westland Lynx AH.7 (239)
    XZ719 Westland Lynx HMA.8SRU (164)