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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:
    Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida, Antalya/Istanbul, Finnish AF show, Sliac show

    Header Picture: JY-BAB Boeing 787-8 (35319) at Heathrow on 22/01/17

    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

    Tuesday, 22 August 2017

    03/08/17 - Sunny Beach - Nessebar - Bourgas - Plovdiv - Krumovo - Sofia

    Day 13 of the Aeroprints Eastern Europe tour was the journey from Varna to Sofia.

    Sunny Beach

    LZ-914 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G55-26) Preserved at Kart Track
    LZ-914

    Nessebar

    277 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis (SAU) (N75094277) Preserved near petrol station
    277

    Bourgas Airport Aviation Expo

    39 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PFM (94MO08)
    39
    62 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F (1656)
    62
    64 Aero Vodochody L-29 (892942)
    64
    (202)/"01" Mil Mi-2 (543005063)
    202
    (LZ-1089) WSK-PZL An-2R (1G82-46)
    LZ-1089
    (LZ-7001) Antonov An-14 (601613)
    LZ-7001
    (LZ-ANF) Antonov An-24B (77303407) ..forward fuselage
    LZ-ANF
    (LZ-ANL) Antonov An-24B (67302206)
    LZ-ANL
    (LZ-BAB) Antonov An-12B (8346002)
    LZ-BAB
    (LZ-BTU) Tupolev Tu-154B2 (81A484)
    LZ-BTU
    LZ-ILE VEB VEB-14P (14803040)
    LZ-ILE

    Bourgas-Sarafovo

    95-00098 Beech C-12V Huron (BW-26) United States Army
    07-8614/RS Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5625) United States Air Force
    07-8614
    D-ASTT Airbus A319-111 (3560) Germania
    G-TAWB Boeing 737-8K5 (37242) Thomson Airways
    LY-SPH Airbus A320-214 (883) Small Planet Airlines Lithuania
    LZ-LAA Airbus A320-231 (256) Bulgarian Air Charter
    LZ-LDK Douglas MD82 (49432) Bulgarian Air Charter
    LZ-LDU Douglas MD82 (53204) Bulgarian Air Charter
    LZ-LDY Douglas MD82 (49213) Bulgarian Air Charter
    N732MA Boeing 737-81Q (30618) TUI Airlines Netherlands
    N770RG Hawker-Siddeley 125-1000B (259025)
    UR-14005 Antonov An-140 (36525305021) Motor Sich Aviakompania
    VP-BGQ Boeing 737-8LJ (41227) Rossiya Russian Airlines
    YR-SEA Airbus A320-231 (357) Travel Service Airlines

    Plovdiv

    LY-MAA LET L-410UVP (810634) Dumped
    LY-MAA
    LY-MJR LET L-410UVP (841318) Dumped
    LY-MJR
    LY-MMR LET L-410UVP (810622) Dumped
    LY-MMR
    LY-MRA LET L-410UVP (841314) Dumped
    LY-MRA
    LZ-KTC Cessna 177B Cardinal (17702301)
    LZ-KTC

    Krumovo

    (01) Mil Mi-1 (Unknown) Preserved
    (44) Mil Mi-4A (Unknown) Preserved
    51 Mil Mi-4ME (03159) Gate Guard
    51
    (133) Mil Mi-24D (150598) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (134) Mil Mi-24D (150599) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (135) Mil Mi-24D (150600) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (136) Mil Mi-24D (150601) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (137) Mil Mi-24D (150602) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (140) Mil Mi-24V (150722) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (141) Mil Mi-24V (150723) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    142 Mil Mi-24V (150724) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (144) Mil Mi-24V (150726) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (146) Mil Mi-24V (730721) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (203) Mil Mi-2 (543006063) Preserved
    (301) Mil Mi-8T (10301) Preserved
    419 Mil Mi-17 (103M17) Bulgarian Air Force
    (431) Mil Mi-17PP (103M31) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    432 Mil Mi-17PP (103M32) Bulgarian Air Force, stored

    Krumovo - Muzej na Aviatsiyata i VVS

    (3)/"1" Arado Ar.196A-3 (0219)
    3
    (7)/"27" Yakovlev Yak-9U (3267)
    7
    01 Antonov A-11 (unknown)
    01
    02 black Yakovlev Yak-52 (800502)
    02
    05 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21US (07685143)
    05
    10 LET L-200D Morava (171310)
    10
    11 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (491028)
    11
    12 Mil Mi-1M (unknown)
    12
    (13)/"882" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19SF (unknown)
    13
    (20) LET L-200D Morava (171202)
    20
    20 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PF (760804)
    20
    21 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (7137)
    21
    22 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (58210414)
    22
    23 Yakovlev Yak-23 (3123133)
    23
    27 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516999266)
    27
    30 Mikoyan-Gurevich LiM-5R (1C-15-23)
    30
    43 Ilyushin IL-28R (2504)
    43
    45 Yakovlev Yak-23 (3123177)
    45
    50 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23BN (0393215750)
    50
    52 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (969402)
    52
    (52) Mil Mi-4A (04159)
    52
    (53) Mil Mi-4A (17165)
    53
    55 Yakovlev Yak-C-11 (172419)
    55
    (59)/"030" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19S (unknown)
    59
    62 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PFM (940ME10)
    62
    71 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F (7207)
    71
    79 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23BN (0393208379)
    79
    97 Ilyushin IL-14T (unknown)
    97
    021 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23UB (A1037621)
    021
    025 Antonov An-2M (801822)
    025
    (062)/CCCP-67460 LET L-410UVP (841225)
    062
    088 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis (SAU) (N75094088)
    088
    101 Mil Mi-24D (U5065)
    101
    110 Antonov An-14A (003308)
    110
    150 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5 (1C-18-17)
    150
    202 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI (612781)
    202
    206 Sukhoi Su-22UM-3K (N17532372206)
    206
    209 Mil Mi-2 (544205065)
    209
    (251)/"27" Tupolev Tu-2T (unknown)
    251
    302 Mil Mi-8T (10302)
    302
    390 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MLD (0390325390)
    390
    (425)/"4" Ilyushin IL-2m3 (308134)
    425
    501 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (741101)
    501
    506 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19P (unknown)
    506
    613 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21M (960613)
    613
    670 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MF (0390213670)
    670
    (812) Mil Mi-14BT (U5008)
    812
    818 Sukhoi Su-22M-4 (27818)
    818
    936 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19PM (65210936)
    936
    63-899/8-899 Lockheed CF-104 Starfighter (683A-1199)
    63-899
    (CCCP-13381) Lisunov Li-2 (33444601)
    CCCP-13381
    (LZ-001) Popovski H11B1 Soro (unknown)
    LZ-001
    LZ-130 PZL-Okecie PZL-101 Gawron (119271)
    LZ-130
    LZ-501 Yakovlev Yak-50 (791509)
    LZ-501
    (LZ-711)/"LZ-011" Zlin Z.526F Trener Master (1043)
    LZ-711
    (LZ-3027)/"LZ-3007" LET Z-37 Cmelak (unknown)
    LZ-3027
    (LZ-5017) Mil Mi-1 (unknown)
    LZ-5017
    (LZ-6016)/"LZ-6018" Kamov Ka-26 (7203008)
    LZ-6016
    LZ-ANE Antonov An-24B (77303406)
    LZ-ANE
    LZ-ASF Cessna 150L (15075048)
    LZ-ASF
    LZ-DOS Yakovlev Yak-40S2 (9231423)
    LZ-DOS
    Unmarked Aviatechnica SL-90 Leshii (A030102)
    Aviatechnica SL-90 Leshii
    Unmarked Jordanoff 1 FSM (n/a)
    Jordanoff 1 FSM
    Unmarked Yastreb 2M/4 Target Drone (unknown)
    Yastreb 2M4

    Storage area

    54 Mil Mi-4A (18165)
    54
    133 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (unknown) ..no rear fuselage/tail
    133
    (LZ-606) Orlican L-60 Brigadyr (150901)
    LZ-606
    Unmarked Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (34204) ..complete
    Unmarked Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (130060) ..complete
    MiG-15bis
    MiG-15bis
    Unmarked Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (unknown) ..laying on belly
    MiG-15
    Unmarked Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15/17 (unknown) ..fuselage only
    Unmarked Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15/17 (unknown) ..forward fuselage only
    Unmarked MiG-15s or 17s

    Sofia

    020 Pilatus PC-12/45 (518) Bulgarian Air Force
    055 Antonov An-30 (0802) Bulgarian Air Force
    063 LET L-410UVP (841226) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    064 LET L-410UVP-E3 (902524) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    065 LET L-410UVP (841333) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    066 LET L-410UVP-E (892337) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    067 LET L-410UVP-E (892338) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    068 LET L-410UVP-E3 (902522) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    069 LET L-410UVP-E3 (902523) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    070 Antonov An-26 (137-08) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    072 Aeritalia C-27J (4140) Bulgarian Air Force
    (075) Antonov An-26 (137-09) Stored, grey scheme
    080 Antonov An-26 (137-10) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    087 Antonov An-26 (142-09) Bulgarian Air Force, stored
    (090) Antonov An-26 (143-03) Stored, grey scheme
    503 Mil Mi-2 (526007039) Bulgarian Police, stored
    504 Mil Mi-2 (539009024) Bulgarian Police, stored
    505 Mil Mi-2 (539010124) Bulgarian Police, stored
    (5A-FLC) British Aerospace 146-200 (E2077) Leasing Company
    5A-ONI Airbus A319-111 (4004) Leasing Company/Afriqiyah Airways
    (D-AIQR) Airbus A320-211 (0382) Leasing Company/Germanwings
    EC-KAD ATR 72-201F (171) Swiftair
    G-BIKG Boeing 757-236(SF) (22178) DHL Air
    HA-LXG Airbus A321-231SL (7182) Wizz Air
    HA-LXH Airbus A321-231SL (7217) Wizz Air
    HA-LXL Airbus A321-231SL (7488) Wizz Air
    I-ADJM Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000258) Air Dolomiti
    I-BIXS Airbus A321-112 (0599) Alitalia
    LZ-ABR Antonov An-26B (139-05) Rose Air
    LZ-BHK Airbus A321-211 (1554) Balkan Holidays Air
    LZ-BUR Embraer Emb-190-100IGW (19000551) Bulgaria Air
    (LZ-BVM) Boeing 737-31S (29100) Leasing Company
    (LZ-BVR)/KHC Boeing 737-31S (29265) Leasing Company
    LZ-DOB Yakovlev Yak-40 (9340432) Withdrawn from use
    LZ-DOE Yakovlev Yak-40 (9521441) Withdrawn from use
    LZ-DOF Yakovlev Yak-40 (9521541) Preserved
    LZ-DOF
    LZ-DOM Yakovlev Yak-40 (9620447) Withdrawn from use
    LZ-FBA Airbus A319-112 (3564) Bulgaria Air
    LZ-FBC Airbus A320-214 (2540) Bulgaria Air
    LZ-FLA Antonov An-26B (120-10) Bright Flight
    LZ-FLL Antonov An-26B-100 (122-01) Bright Flight
    LZ-FNB Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2+ (525A-0398) Avio Delta
    LZ-GMV Cessna 550 Citation Bravo (550-1136) Business Air Ltd
    (LZ-HBA) British Aerospace 146-200 (E2072) Leasing Company/Hemus Air
    (LZ-HBB) British Aerospace 146-200 (E2073) Leasing Company/Hemus Air
    (LZ-HBC) British Aerospace 146-200 (E2093) Leasing Company/Hemus Air
    LZ-KBH Kamov Ka-32AA-11BC (8807) Heliswiss International
    LZ-LAE Airbus A320-231 (0259) Bulgarian Air Charter
    LZ-LAF Airbus A320-231 (0320) Bulgarian Air Charter
    LZ-LAG Airbus A320-231 (0321) Leasing Company
    (LZ-LDG) Douglas MD83 (53149) Stored
    LZ-PLO Embraer Emb-190-100AR (19000584) Bulgaria Air
    LZ-RML LET L-410UVP-E3 (871828) Withdrawn from use
    LZ-SOF Embraer Emb-190-100IGW (19000492) Bulgaria Air
    LZ-TIM British Aerospace 146-RJ70ER (E1258) Leasing Company
    LZ-TUN Tupolev Tu-134A-3 (4352307) Preserved
    LZ-TUN
    LZ-TUZ Tupolev Tu-134A-3 (1351503) Instructional Airframe
    OE-LBN Airbus A320-214 (0768) Austrian
    OE-LWC Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000350) Austrian
    OK-JMD Gulfstream G550 (5541) ABS Jets
    OK-UGJ Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign (680-0324) Travel Service Airlines
    SX-DVT Airbus A320-232 (3745) Aegean Airlines
    (UR-WRO) Airbus A321-211 (0781) Leasing Company/Windrose Air
    ZU-SOV Mil Mi-24D (730206) Stored
    Unmarked Antonov An-26 (unknown) ..no port engine
    Unmarked Mil Mi-8 (unknown) ..no boom