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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

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    13/08/17 - Bristol Balloon Fiesta

    Sunday action attended by StuC.

    Morning & Evening Launch

    EI-ECC Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11213)
    EI-ECC
    G-BLVA Airtour Balloon AH-31 (AH.004)
    G-BLVA
    G-BRMU Cameron Balloon V-77 (2109)
    G-BRMU
    G-BSEA Thunder & Colt Ax7-77 (1524) ..tethered only PM
    G-BSEA
    G-BSIC Cameron Balloon V-77 (2322)
    G-BSIC
    G-BSNU Thunder & Colt 105A (1811)
    G-BSNU
    G-BUEI Thunder & Colt Ax8-105 (2172)
    G-BUEI
    G-BUSV Thunder & Colt 105A (2324)
    G-BUSV
    G-BYHU Cameron Balloon N-105 (4567)
    G-BYHU
    G-BYNN Cameron Balloon V-90 (4643)
    G-BYNN
    G-BZFD Cameron Balloon N-90 (2725)
    G-BZFD
    G-BZYY Cameron Balloon N-90 (10130)
    G-BZYY
    G-CBNW Cameron Balloon N-105 (10283)
    G-CBNW
    G-CBOW Cameron Balloon Z-120 (10302)
    G-CBOW
    G-CBVD Cameron Balloon C-60 Concept (10338)
    G-CBVD
    G-CBWK Ultramagic H-77 (77/218)
    G-CBWK
    G-CCGY Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10422)
    G-CCGY
    G-CCTS Cameron Balloon Z-120 (10570)
    G-CCTS
    G-CDDN Lindstrand LBL-90A (903)
    G-CDDN
    G-CDYL Lindstrand LBL-77A (1098)
    G-CDYL
    G-CEKS Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11003)
    G-CEKS
    G-CERC Cameron Balloon Z-350 (11602)
    G-CERC
    G-CFCC Cameron Balloon Z-275 (11103)
    G-CFCC
    G-CFEB Cameron Balloon C-80 (11174)
    G-CFEB
    G-CFEK Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11176)
    G-CFEK
    G-CGVV Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11386)
    G-CGVV
    G-CGZR Cameron Balloon Z-350 (11603)
    G-CGZR
    G-CHFM Cameron Balloon Z-120 (11625)
    G-CHFM
    G-CHXS Cameron Balloon C-90 (11754)
    G-CHXS
    G-CIHC Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11800)
    G-CIHC
    G-CIHG Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11841)
    G-CIHG
    G-CIHO Cameron Balloon Z-77 (11813)
    G-CIHO
    G-CIRX Cameron Balloon Z-150 (11913)
    G-CIRX
    G-CIUK Cameron Balloon O-65 (11923)
    G-CIUK
    G-CJIH Lindstrand Technologies LTL1-105 (016)
    G-CJIH
    G-CJLT Cameron Balloon O-84 (12044)
    G-CJLT
    G-CJRO Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12055)
    G-CJRO
    G-CJXI Cameron Balloon A-300 (12069)
    G-CJXI
    G-CJXJ Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12027)
    G-CJXJ
    G-CKCC Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12088)
    G-CKCC
    G-CKEG Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12103)
    G-CKEG
    G-CKFI Cameron SS Balloon Drop-95 (12089)
    G-CKFI
    G-CXCX Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11998) ..new envelope
    G-CXCX
    G-DMES Cameron SS Balloon Minion-105 (11739)
    G-DMES
    G-FMGB Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11756)
    G-FMGB
    G-GAGE Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12038)
    G-GAGE
    G-GOGB Lindstrand LBL-90A (1011)
    G-GOGB
    G-HRDY Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11849)
    G-HRDY
    G-IBCF Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11677)
    G-IBCF
    G-JEMS Ultramagic S-90 (90/143)
    G-JEMS
    G-KLTB Lindstrand Technologies LTL1-90 (009)
    G-KLTB
    G-LEAT Ultramagic B-70 (70/13)
    G-LEAT
    G-LOWS Sky 77-24 (025)
    G-LOWS
    G-MILE Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10548)
    G-MILE
    G-NFVB Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12107)
    G-NFVB
    G-OCTS Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11108)
    G-OCTS
    G-OJEN Cameron Balloon V-77 (3302)
    G-OJEN
    G-OJMS Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10860)
    G-OJMS
    G-OMGR Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11095)
    G-OMGR
    G-OPBW Cameron Balloon Z-150 (11891)
    G-OPBW
    G-OPER Lindstrand Technologies LTL1-70 (002)
    G-OPER
    G-OSAT Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10564)
    G-OSAT
    G-OTCT Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12070)
    G-OTCT
    G-OWLY Cameron Balloon C-70 (12092)
    G-OWLY
    G-PRZI Cameron Balloon A-375 (11798)
    G-PRZI
    G-RCOH Cameron SS Balloon Cube-105 (11681) ..tethered only PM
    G-RCOH
    G-RENI Kubicek Balloon BB-30Z (936)
    G-RENI
    G-RFLO Ultramagic M-105 (105/213)
    G-RFLO
    G-RLDZ Cameron Balloon A-315 (11914)
    G-RLDZ
    G-SBIZ Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10348)
    G-SBIZ
    G-SFSL Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10308)
    G-SFSL
    G-SJKR Lindstrand LBL-90A (756)
    G-SJKR
    G-TOPB Cameron Balloon Z-140 (11718)
    G-TOPB
    G-UWEB Cameron Balloon Z-120 (11927)
    G-UWEB
    G-VBAO Cameron Balloon A-400 (11961)
    G-VBAO
    G-VGFS Cameron Balloon Z-90 (12094)
    G-VGFS
    G-WADZ Lindstrand LBL-90A (1354)
    G-WADZ
    N20LY Cameron Balloon Z-105 (6817)
    N20LY
    OO-BNT Cameron Balloon N-160 (4540)
    OO-BNT
    OO-BSN Kubicek Balloon BB-34 (1262)
    OO-BSN
    OO-BXJ Cameron Balloon N-160 (10851)
    OO-BXJ
    PH-TRE Cameron Balloon Z-150 (11909)
    PH-TRE

    Morning Launch only

    D-OKAP Lindstrand LBL-150A (770)
    D-OKAP
    G-BVBJ Thunder & Colt Coffee Jar 1 SS (2427) ..tethered only
    G-BVBJ
    G-BXXG Cameron Balloon N-105 (3662)
    G-BXXG
    G-BZKU Cameron Balloon Z-105 (4931)
    G-CBPW Lindstrand LBL-105A (863)
    G-CBPW
    G-CCXF Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10593)
    G-CCXF
    G-CCYU Ultramagic S-90 (90/70)
    G-CCYU
    G-CDGN Cameron Balloon C-90 Concept (10641)
    G-CDGN
    G-CEJZ Cameron Balloon C-90 (10970)
    G-CEJZ
    G-CELM Cameron Balloon C-80 (10931)
    G-CELM
    G-CFXP Lindstrand LBL-105A (1168)
    G-CFXP
    G-CGVY Cameron Balloon Z-77 (11474)
    G-CGVY
    G-CHHL Cameron Balloon C-80 (11673)
    G-CHHL
    G-CIGI Lindstrand LBL-77A (1481)
    G-CIGI
    G-CIKC Cameron Balloon D-77 (11863)
    G-CIKC
    G-CIZM Cameron Balloon Z-210 (11936)
    G-CIZM
    G-CJRK Cameron Balloon Z-31 (12062)
    G-CJRK
    G-CJVH Lindstrand Technologies LTL1-105 (023)
    G-CJVH
    G-CJWY Cameron Balloon O-31 (12071)
    G-CJWY
    G-CKBJ Ultramagic H-31 (31/17)
    G-CKBJ
    G-CKSW Cameron Balloon O-26 (12108)
    G-CKSW
    G-DRPO Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11822)
    G-DRPO
    G-GOAL Lindstrand LBL-105A (420)
    G-GOAL
    G-HBEE Lindstrand Technologies LTL2-80 (047)
    G-HBEE
    G-HPCB Ultramagic S-90 (90/132)
    G-HPCB
    G-JHAA Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11647)
    G-JHAA
    G-LAMP Cameron SS Balloon Lightbulb-110 (4899)
    G-LAMP
    G-MOSY Cameron Balloon O-84 (2315)
    G-MOSY
    G-OBUY Thunder & Colt 69A (2031)
    G-OBUY
    G-OCND Cameron Balloon O-77 (1020) ..tethered only
    G-OCND
    G-ODAF Lindstrand LBL-105A (1042)
    G-ODAF
    G-OFAA Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10886)
    G-OFAA
    G-OKEW Ultramagic M-65C (65/184)
    G-OKEW
    G-ONCB Lindstrand LBL-31A (393) ..tethered only
    G-ONCB
    G-PURP Lindstrand LBL-90A (1387)
    G-PURP
    G-SATL Cameron SS Balloon Sphere-105 (2696)
    G-SATL
    G-STAV Cameron Balloon O-84 (2913)
    G-STAV

    Evening Launch only

    G-BVEN Cameron Balloon C-80 Concept (3164)
    G-BVEN
    G-CDJX Cameron Balloon N-56 (10715)
    G-CJOI Cameron Balloon O-31 (11638)
    G-CJOI
    G-POMP Cameron SS Balloon Bearskin-100 (12086)
    G-POMP

    Also visiting during the afternoon was:

    G-GWAC Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0746) Babcock MCS/Great Western Air Ambulance