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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:
    Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: UP-MI602 Mil Mi-26T (34001212133) Kazakhstan Emercom at Boraldai, Kazakhstan on 08/07/19 (credit StuC)

    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:
    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
    18th Jan - Logs and some pics added for RichT's 2018 South Africa trip. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar
    28th Jan - Logs added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    1st Feb - Pictures added for Zurich WEF 21-26/01/19
    2nd Feb - Logs and pictures added for Geneva, Bern & Stans 23-25/01/19
    9-10th Feb - 238 pics added to Finland tour 06/18, see the Finland box on the sidebar
    13th Feb - BAPC Register updated
    14th Feb - Logs/pics added for Dusseldorf, Mönchengladbach & Maastricht 13/02/19
    15th Feb - 453 pics added to Popham Microlight Fair 05-06/05/18, see "Microlight Fair" on the top Events bar
    16th Feb - 165 pics added to Waterkloof Airshow 22/09/18, Cape Town 26/09 & Johannesburg 26/09. See the South Africa section on the Side Bar.
    20th Feb - 190 pics added to Johannesburg 16-17/09, Grand Central 18/09 and two museums to the top bar.
    27th Feb - Museu do Ar, Sintra 19/05/18 added to Portugal section of top museums bar. Finished adding 424 pics to Spain/Portugal tour 2018.
    28th Feb - 71 pics added to Vienna 31/08/18.
    1st Mar - 100 pics added to Yeovilton Air Day 07/07/18.
    6th Mar - Added 418 pics to Germany tour 2018.
    11th Mar - Log and 86 pics added for 3-day Geneva trip.
    15th Mar - 268 pics added to Expo Friedrichshafen 2018, see the Germany tab on the top Events bar.
    22nd Mar - 96 pics added to Oshkosh 2018 Seaplanes & Amphibians & 37 pics added to current military
    22nd Apr - Log added for AERO Friedrichshafen 2019
    2nd May - Logs added for Germany/Switzerland tour 04/19
    5th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair and Abingdon Show
    9th May - 53 pics added to Lanseria 19/08/18
    14th May - Logs & pics added for Toulouse trip 08-10/05, logs added for Rome trip 10-12/05
    15th May - 72 pics added to Abingdon Show 05/19, 79 pics added to Speyer Museum 15/04/19
    16th May - 70 pics added to Rome trip Museum & preserved. 42 pics added to Rome-Urbe.
    24th May - Logs added for Midlands Air Festival balloons 19/05 and EBACE Geneva 20-22/05
    6th June - Log added for "Daks over Duxford"
    17th July - Logs added for Kazakhstan/Kyrygystan tour
    22nd August - Logs added for Scandinavian tour
    31st August - Logs added for LAA Rally, Sywell
    17th September - Logs added for Old Timer Fly-In Hahnweide

    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