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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, Geneva Motor Show, Sun'n'Fun Florida, Air Expo Friedrichshafen, Rome, Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: NX7629C Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat suffering a tyre burst on landing at Oshkosh in 07/18 (credit Matthew Blunt)

    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:
    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 07/10/18
    17th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 03/08/18
    27th Oct - Final Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 04 & 05/08/18
    7th Nov - Logs and pics added for China Aviation Museum & China Civil Aviation Museum 14/10/18
    9th Nov - Logs and pics added for trip to Gloucester, Kemble & Oaksey park
    13th Nov - Logs and pics added for museums and technical schools in Ukraine and North Korea
    24th Nov - Logs added for Airbus factory visit etc
    1st Dec - 62 pictures added to Old Warden Gyro Meet 09/06/18 and 80 added to Farnborough Air Show 16/07/18
    5th Jan - Log & 52 pics added for the Icicle Refrozen Balloon Meet, Newbury 05/01/19
    10th Jan - Logs added to the top Events dropdown for Oshkosh 2018

    Tuesday, 18 July 2017

    Japan - Hamamatsu Base Museum - 01/06/17

    Visited by RichT.

    02-4756 Piasecki H-21B Workhorse (B-148)
    02-4856

    02-7960 North American F-86F Sabre (256-80)
    02-7960

    02-7966 North American F-86F Sabre (256-86)
    02-7966

    03-3094 Beechcraft A65 Queen Air (LC-334)
    03-3094

    13-3209 Mitsubishi MU-2S (909)
    13-3209

    13148 Ansaldo SVA9 Replica (n/a)
    13148

    15-5825 Fuji T-1A (JT25)
    15-5825

    24-4832 Kawasaki Vertol KV-107IIA-5 (4136)
    24-4832

    43-188 Mitsubishi A6M5-52 Zeke (4685)
    43-188

    51-0382 Fuji T-34A Mentor (FM-022)
    51-0382

    52-0010 North American T-6F Texan (121-42395)
    52-0010

    53-4774 Mitsubishi S-62J (M62011)
    53-4774

    59-5111 Mitsubishi T-2 (011)
    59-5111

    (JA3096)/63-0581 North American T-28B Trojan (218-001)
    63-0581

    63-5571 de Havilland DH115 Vampire T.55 (15752)
    63-5571

    "63-8501" Mitsubishi F-2 FSM (n/a)
    63-8501

    71-5239 Kawasaki T-33A Shooting Star (K33-039)
    71-5239

    76-8693 Lockheed F-104J Starfighter (683B-3193)
    76-8693

    76-8698 Lockheed F-104J Starfighter (683B-3198)
    76-8698

    84-8104 North American F-86D Sabre (190-445)
    84-8104

    90-8225 Mitsubishi F-1 (081)
    90-8225

    90-8227 Mitsubishi F-1 (090)
    90-8227

    91-1138 Curtiss C-46A Commando (30553)
    91-1138

    91-4709 Sikorsky H-19C Chickasaw (M55006)
    91-4709

    91-5517 Fuji T-3 (017)
    91-5517