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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 2018:
    Oshkosh/Florida, Sliac show, Belgian AF show

    Header Picture: MM7359/32-09 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Italian Air Force at Kleine Brogel on 09/09/18

    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

    Sunday, 20 August 2017

    01/08/17 - Bucharest - Baneasa - Bucharest Museums

    Day 11 of the Aeroprints Eastern Europe tour was spent in the Bucharest area.

    Bucharest-Henri Coandă AM

    D-AWBB Boeing 737-7CN (30752) Lufthansa
    EI-EKT Boeing 737-8AS (38505) Ryanair
    EI-ESN Boeing 737-8AS (34991) Ryanair
    EI-EXD Boeing 737-8AS (40320) Ryanair
    EI-EXE Boeing 737-8AS (40321) Ryanair
    EI-FOO Boeing 737-8AS (44724) Ryanair
    EI-FTH Boeing 737-800 (44758) Ryanair
    F-GKXJ Airbus A320-214 (1900) Air France
    G-EUXJ Airbus A321-231 (3081) British Airways
    HA-LXB Airbus A321-231(SL) (6910) Wizz Air
    HA-LXD Airbus A321-231(SL) (7032) Wizz Air
    HA-LYE Airbus A320-232(SL) (6131) Wizz Air
    OE-IAB Boeing 737-4Z9(SF) (25147) ASL Airlines Belgium
    OE-LDA Airbus A319-112 (2131) Austrian Airlines
    PH-BXR Boeing 737-9K2 (29601) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    SP-LIM Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000311) LOT Polish Airlines
    TC-JIL Airbus A330-203 (882) THY Turkish Airlines
    TC-JIL
    YR-ASA Airbus A318-111 (2931) TAROM
    YR-ASB Airbus A318-111 (2955) TAROM
    YR-ASC Airbus A318-111 (3220) TAROM
    YR-ASD Airbus A318-111 (3225) TAROM
    YR-ATA Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (566) TAROM
    YR-ATC Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (589) TAROM
    YR-ATE Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (596) TAROM
    YR-ATF Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (599) TAROM
    YR-ATG Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (605) TAROM
    YR-ATI Aerospatiale ATR 72-212A (867) TAROM
    YR-BAF Boeing 737-322 (24453) Blue Air
    YR-BAG Boeing 737-5L9 (24778) Blue Air
    YR-BAO Boeing 737-42C (24813) Blue Air
    YR-BAP Boeing 737-3Y0 (24909) Blue Air
    YR-BAR Boeing 737-4Q8 (25371) Blue Air
    YR-BGB Boeing 737-38J (27180) TAROM
    YR-BGF Boeing 737-78J (28440) TAROM
    YR-BGG Boeing 737-78J (28442) TAROM
    YR-BGH Boeing 737-78J (28438) TAROM
    YR-BGI Boeing 737-78J (28439) TAROM
    YR-BGJ Boeing 737-800 (63701) TAROM
    YR-BGK Boeing 737-800 (63702) TAROM
    YR-BMB Boeing 737-85R (29037) Blue Air
    YR-BME Boeing 737-86N (34251) Blue Air
    YR-BMI Boeing 737-8K5 (27980) Blue Air
    YR-BMJ Boeing 737-82R (40696) Blue Air
    YR-BMK Boeing 737-82R (40876) Blue Air

    Bucharest-Baneasa

    110 Mil Mi-171VA (95800) Romanian Police
    110
    202 Aerospatiale SA.365N Dauphin (6143) Romanian Air Force
    290 Eurocopter EC135P2 (0290) Government of Romania
    346 Eurocopter EC135T2e (1124) SMURD
    346
    716 Mil Mi-8T (10716) Romanian Police
    736 Mil Mi-8PS (10736) Romanian Police
    736
    4801/SU-BKV Beech 1900C-1 (UC-10) Egyptian Air Force
    5N-BEG Boeing 727-256 (20602) Stored
    5N-BEI Boeing 737-244 (19708) Stored
    D-GWTA Tecnam P.2006T (051)
    EC-GTO Douglas MD81 (49570) Stored
    I-DACR Douglas MD82 (49975) Stored
    I-DAWW Douglas MD82 (49212) Stored
    N169MR Cirrus Design SR-22T (1331)
    N329MX Dornier Do.328-100 (3049) Stored
    N376MS Douglas MD83 (49941) Stored
    N441AX Boeing 767-36N(ER) (29898) Omni Air International
    N600RN Boeing 737-291 (22384) Stored
    OH-SWJ Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2+ (525A-0443) Scanwings OY
    OK-CTP Pilatus PC-12/47E (1679) OK Aviation Wings s.r.o.
    OM-RAN Boeing 737-230 (23156) Stored
    TZ-BSC BAC 1-11 Srs.488GH (259) Stored
    YR-ANC Reims/Cessna F.172N (1615)
    YR-AND Piper PA-31P-350 Pressurised Navajo (31P-8414048) Direct Aero Service
    YR-CAA Beech 350 King Air (FL-73) Romanian Civil Aviation Directorate
    YR-CST Eurocopter EC120B (1478) Mir Aero
    YR-MDE Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V (3449197) Scoala Superioara de Aviatie Civila
    YR-MDJ Douglas MD81 (48053) Stored
    YR-MDL Douglas MD82 (48079) Stored
    YR-MDV Robinson R22 Beta II (4474) Scoala Superioara de Aviatie Civila
    YR-MDW Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S-10402) Scoala Superioara de Aviatie Civila
    YR-OLY Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V (3449352)
    YR-OTH Douglas MD83 (49620) Stored
    (YR-OTK)/YR-MDK Douglas MD82 (49139) Stored
    YR-SRB Cessna TR.182 Turbo Skylane RG II (R182-01992)
    YR-TIE Agusta A-109E Power (11668) Tiriac Air

    Bucharest - Muzeul Aviatiei

    Inside

    10 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (74211710)
    10
    14 Yakovlev Yak-23 (unknown)
    14
    19 IAR IAR.823 (21)
    19
    50 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (395099)
    50
    112 IAR IAR.80 Replica (n/a)
    112 IAR
    750 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19PF (62210750)
    750
    0904 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (58310904)
    0904
    2713 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (unknown)
    2713
    YR-909 Silimon IS-3D (unknown)
    YR-909
    YR-ACR Aero 45 (50107) ..also reported as (YR-AER)/"YR-ACR" (4938)
    YR-ACR
    YR-ICE IAR IAR.813 (18)
    YR-ICE
    YR-VVI Capra & Sebe Virvas 4000 (unknown)
    YR-VVI
    YR-ZLA Zlin Z.226T Trener 6 (366)
    YR-ZLA
    Unmarked Traian Vuia 1 Replica (n/a)
    Traian Vuia 1 Replica

    Outside

    "01" IAR IAR.316B Alouette III (109 ?)
    01
    01 IAR IAR.828 (01)
    01
    03 Mil Mi-8T (0326)
    03
    05 Mil Mi-8PS (0526)
    05
    15 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (993150)
    15
    15 IAR IAR.823 (15)
    15
    15 Zlin Z.526F Trener Master (1183)
    15
    35 Yakovlev Yak-52 (866414)
    35
    45 IAR IAR.316B Alouette III (162 or 165)
    45
    47 IAR IAR.330L Puma (053)
    47
    (51) IAR IAR.316B Alouette III (106)
    51
    52 Yakovlev Yak-23 (14/139)
    52
    67 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29A (2960532367)
    67
    Sniper Badge
    86 IAR IAR.316B Alouette III (162)
    86
    002 IAR IAR.93DC (93277002)
    002
    018 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19PM (65211018)
    018
    103 ICA-Brasov IS-28MA (05)
    103
    105 ICA-Brasov IS-28MA (07)
    105
    112 IAR IAR.93A (93180112)
    112
    114 IAR IAR.316B Alouette III (unknown)
    114
    127 Mil Mi-4 (unknown)
    127
    130 Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander (130)
    130
    140 Aero Vodochody L-39ZA (432840)
    140
    182 IAR IAR.93DC (93281182)
    182
    232 IAR IAR.93B (93189232)
    232
    246 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (231346)
    246
    442 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F (8442)
    442
    444 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F (8444)
    444
    502 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (58310502)
    502
    503 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21M (961503)
    503
    709 Mil Mi-8PS (10709)
    709
    710 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Lancer A (962710)
    710
    714 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (740714)
    714
    727 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (unknown)
    727
    1120 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21U-400 (661120)
    1120
    2007 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21R (94R020007)
    2007
    2543 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI (022543)
    2543
    2579 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI (722579)
    2579
    (3910) Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21US (10685139)
    3910
    8006 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PFMA (94N8006)
    8006
    Unmarked ATEC 122 Zephyr 2000 (unknown) ..wreck
    Zephyr 2000

    Overflight

    334 Eurocopter EC135 T2 (0334) SMURD

    Bucharest - Muzeul Militar National - closed, only two visible from the roadside

    20 IAR IAR.330 Puma (09)
    153 IAR IAR.93A (93181153)

    Bucharest - Romanian Air Force Headquarters

    114 IAR IAR.93A (93181114) Preserved

    Bucharest-Henri Coandă PM

    1105 Antonov An-30 (1105) Romanian Air Force
    1105
    2701 Aeritalia C-27J (4141) Romanian Air Force
    2701
    2702 Aeritalia C-27J (4144) Romanian Air Force
    2702
    2704 Aeritalia C-27J (4165) Romanian Air Force
    2704
    6150 Lockheed C-130B Hercules (3626) Romanian Air Force, WFU
    6191 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (4447) Romanian Air Force
    6191
    9H-AJW Boeing 737-3U3 (28733) Maleth Aero
    9H-AJW
    A6-FDO Boeing 737-8KN (40242) flydubai
    A6-FDO
    A7-AHB Airbus A320-232 (4130) Qatar Airways
    A7-AHB
    D-ABZJ Airbus A320-216 (3295) Austrian Airlines
    D-ABZJ
    D-AIQD Airbus A320-211 (0202) Lufthansa
    D-AIQD
    D-AIWA Airbus A320-214(SL) (7681) Lufthansa
    D-AIWA
    EI-DYF Boeing 737-8AS (36569) Ryanair
    EI-EKT Boeing 737-8AS (38505) Ryanair
    EI-EKT
    EI-ESN Boeing 737-8AS (34991) Ryanair
    EI-ESN
    EI-FOO Boeing 737-8AS (44724) Ryanair
    EI-FOO
    ER-ECC Embraer Emb-190-100AR (19000130) Air Moldova
    ER-ECC
    ES-LSA SAAB 340AF (055) Airest
    ES-LSA
    F-GRXK Airbus A319-115LR (2716) Air France
    F-HEPF Airbus A320-214(SL) (5719) Air France
    F-HEPF
    G-EUXJ Airbus A321-231 (3081) British Airways
    G-EUXJ
    HA-LPT Airbus A320-232 (3807) Wizz Air
    HA-LPT
    HA-LWY Airbus A320-232 (6058) Wizz Air
    HA-LWY
    HA-LXB Airbus A321-231(SL) (6910) Wizz Air
    HA-LXB
    HA-LXC Airbus A321-231(SL) (6976) Wizz Air
    HA-LXC
    HA-LXD Airbus A321-231(SL) (7032) Wizz Air
    HA-LXD
    HA-LXI Airbus A321-231(SL) (7280) Wizz Air
    HA-LXI
    HA-LYB Airbus A320-232(SL) (6093) Wizz Air
    HA-LYB
    HA-LYE Airbus A320-232(SL) (6131) Wizz Air
    HA-LYE
    HB-JVG Fokker F-100 (11478) Helvetic Airways
    HB-JVG
    LY-PGC Boeing 737-4S3 (25596) Ellinair
    LY-PGC
    PH-BGR Boeing 737-7BK (39446) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    PH-BGR
    RA-89064 Sukhoi SSJ-100 95B (95101) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    SP-LDE Embraer Emb-170-100LR (17000029) LOT Polish Airlines
    SP-LDE
    SP-LID Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000136) LOT Polish Airlines
    SX-DVK Airbus A320-232 (3392) Aegean Airlines
    SX-EMS British Aerospace 146-RJ85 (E2296) Ellinair
    SX-EMS
    UR-13395 Antonov An-26 (2605) Antonov Airlines
    UR-13395
    YR-ASA Airbus A318-111 (2931) TAROM
    YR-ASA
    YR-ASB Airbus A318-111 (2955) TAROM
    YR-ASB
    YR-ASC Airbus A318-111 (3220) TAROM
    YR-ASC
    YR-ATC Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (589) TAROM
    YR-ATC
    YR-ATE Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (596) TAROM
    YR-ATE
    YR-ATF Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (599) TAROM
    YR-ATF
    YR-ATG Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (605) TAROM
    YR-ATG
    YR-ATH Aerospatiale ATR 72-212A (861) TAROM
    YR-BAF Boeing 737-322 (24453) Blue Air
    YR-BAF
    YR-BAO Boeing 737-42C (24813) Blue Air
    YR-BAO
    YR-BAR Boeing 737-4Q8 (25371) Blue Air
    YR-BAR
    YR-BGA Boeing 737-38J (27179) TAROM
    YR-BGA
    YR-BGB Boeing 737-38J (27180) TAROM
    YR-BGB
    YR-BGG Boeing 737-78J (28442) TAROM
    YR-BGG
    YR-BGH Boeing 737-78J (28438) TAROM
    YR-BGH
    YR-BGI Boeing 737-78J (28439) TAROM
    YR-BGI
    YR-BGK Boeing 737-800 (63702) TAROM
    YR-BGK
    YR-BMB Boeing 737-85R (29037) Blue Air
    YR-BMB
    YR-BME Boeing 737-86N (34251) Blue Air
    YR-BME
    YR-BMG Boeing 737-86N (30231) Blue Air
    YR-BMG
    YR-BMI Boeing 737-8K5 (27980) Blue Air
    YR-BMI
    YR-BMK Boeing 737-82R (40876) Blue Air
    YR-BMK
    YR-BML Boeing 737-82R (40697) Blue Air
    YR-BML
    YR-TIB Boeing 737-3L9 (27924) Air Bucharest
    YR-TIB