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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
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    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)

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    Thursday, 17 August 2017

    28/07/17 - Rzeszów - Olchowa - Katowice - Krakow

    Day 7 of the Aeroprints Eastern Europe tour was the drive from Rzeszów to Krakow.

    Rzeszów-Jasionka

    D-KNLA Stemme S-10VT (11-105)
    D-KNLA
    EI-BMI Socata TB-9 Tampico (203)
    EI-BMI
    HA-BDI Cessna 182P Skylane (18262697)
    HA-BDI
    N3429L Cessna U.206B Super Skywagon (U206-0729)
    N3429L
    OK-QUA 93 TL Ultralight TL-3000 Sirius (11SI47)
    OK-QUA 93
    SP-0032 PZL-Bielsko SZD-45A Ogar (B-823)
    SP-0032
    SP-3186/HY PZL-Bielsko SZD-48-1 Jantar Standard 2 (B-1117)
    SP-3186
    SP-3286 PZL-Bielsko SZD-50-3 Puchacz (B-1393)
    SP-3286
    SP-AFC PZL-Okecie PZL-104 Wilga 35A (149540)
    SP-AFC
    SP-AGX PZL-Okecie PZL-104 Wilga 35A (19850848)
    SP-AGX
    SP-AHZ PZL-Okecie PZL-104 Wilga 35A (74201)
    SP-AHZ
    SP-FPM Partenavia P.68 Observer 2 (420-20-OB2)
    SP-FPM
    SP-FRO PZL-Okecie PZL-110 Koliber (23014)
    SP-FRO
    SP-GME Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV (28R-8031085)
    SP-KFA Zlin Z.43 (0080)
    SP-KFA
    SP-KRC Yakovlev Yak-12M (169653)
    SP-KRC
    SP-TKB PZL-Okecie PZL-110 Koliber (19008)
    SP-TKB
    SP-TKD PZL-Okecie PZL-110 Koliber (19010) Politechnika Rzeszowska. Preserved
    SP-TKD
    SP-TKE PZL-Okecie PZL-110 Koliber (24016) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TKE
    SP-TKF PZL-Okecie PZL-110 Koliber (24017) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TKL PZL-Okecie PZL-110 Koliber (38634) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TKL
    SP-TUA Piper PA-28R-201 Arrow (2844018) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TUC Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V (3449414) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TUD Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V (3449412) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TUK Socata TB-9 Tampico Club (1635) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TUM Socata TB-9 Tampico Club (1787) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TUN Socata TB-9 Tampico Club (1089) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TUO Socata TB-9 Tampico Club (882) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TUP Socata TB-9 Tampico Club (1540) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TUT Piper PA-28R-201 Arrow III (2844145) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TZA Liberty XL-2 (0132) Politechnika Rzeszowska
    SP-TZE Liberty XL-2 (0136) Politechnika Rzeszowska

    Rzeszów - Politechnika Rzeszowska - closed, but access gained thanks to a nice man with the keys

    460 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MF (390220460) Preserved
    460
    1218 PZL-Mielec TS-11 Iskra bisD (3H1218) GIA
    1218
    SP-3631 PZL-Bielsko PW-6U (78.00.00) GIA, wreck
    SP-3631
    SP-TKG PZL-Okecie PZL-110 Koliber (24023) GIA
    SP-TKG
    SP-TUC PZL-Mielec M-20-03 Mewa (1AH002-02) GIA
    SP-TUC

    Olchowa - Garden Centre

    108 PZL-Mielec TS-11 Iskra bisA (1H0108) Preserved
    108
    2503 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21R (94R022503) Preserved
    2503
    5706 WSK-PZL An-2T (1G157-06) Preserved
    5706
    9296 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516999296) Preserved
    9296
    (RA-23668)/28 red Mil Mi-2 (544115045) Preserved
    RA-23668

    Kraków-Balice - two goes here, first a drive-by on the way to Katowice with another go later from the roadside and terminal

    Seen on the first look only

    017 CASA 295M (S-019) Polish Air Force
    0220 PZL-Mielec M-28B-PT Bryza (AJG004-03) Polish Air Force
    0223 PZL-Mielec M-28B-PT Bryza (AJG004-06) Polish Air Force
    G-EUPF Airbus A319-131 (1197) British Airways
    HB-JBE Bombardier CS-100 (50014) Swiss International Air Lines

    Second visit produced these

    011 CASA 295M (S-009) Polish Air Force
    012 CASA 295M (S-010) Polish Air Force
    013 CASA 295M (S-013) Polish Air Force
    014 CASA 295M (S-014) Polish Air Force
    016 CASA 295M (S-018) Polish Air Force
    018 CASA 295M (S-020) Polish Air Force
    021 CASA 295M (S-051) Polish Air Force
    022 CASA 295M (S-053) Polish Air Force
    023 CASA 295M (S-089) Polish Air Force
    024 CASA 295M (S-092) Polish Air Force
    026 CASA 295M (S-104) Polish Air Force
    027 CASA 295M (S-107) Polish Air Force
    606 Mil Mi-17AE (106M06) Polish Air Force
    630 Mil Mi-8S (10630) Polish Air Force
    0218 PZL-Mielec M-28BTDII Bryza (AJG004-01) Polish Air Force
    0219 PZL-Mielec M-28B-PT Bryza (AJG004-02) Polish Air Force
    0221 PZL-Mielec M-28B-PT Bryza (AJG004-04) Polish Air Force
    0222 PZL-Mielec M-28B-PT Bryza (AJG004-05) Polish Air Force
    0224 PZL-Mielec M-28B-PT Bryza (AJG004-07) Polish Air Force
    0225 PZL-Mielec M-28B-PT Bryza (AJG004-08) Polish Air Force
    4507 Mil Mi-2RL (554507115) Polish Air Force
    D-ACNE Bombardier CRJ-900LR NG (15241) Lufthansa Regional
    EI-DCF Boeing 737-8AS (33804) Ryanair
    EI-EMH Boeing 737-8AS (34974) Ryanair
    EI-ENJ Boeing 737-8AS (40301) Ryanair
    EI-ENR Boeing 737-8AS (35041) Ryanair
    EI-EPB Boeing 737-8AS (34986) Ryanair
    EI-EST Boeing 737-8AS (34994) Ryanair
    F-GMBL Aerospatiale AS.355N Twin Squirrel (5358) Helicopteres de France
    F-HPIX Britten-Norman BN-2B-26 Islander (2103) SAS Pixair Survey
    G-GDFB Boeing 737-33A (25743) Jet2
    G-JZHF Boeing 737-8K2 (28378) Jet2
    SP-AAW Learjet 75 (45-490) General Aviation Services
    SP-ENG Boeing 737-8CX (32365) Enter Air
    SP-EQE de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4417) LOT Polish Airlines

    Katowice-Pyrzowice

    (6813) Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (966813) Preserved
    6813
    EC-MIE Boeing 737-4Y0SF (26069) Swiftair
    HA-LWD Airbus A320-232 (4351) Wizz Air
    HA-LWD
    HA-LWE Airbus A320-232 (4372) Wizz Air
    HA-LWE
    HA-LYS Airbus A320-232(SL) (6662) Wizz Air
    HA-LYS
    OM-GEX Boeing 737-8AS (29919) AirExplore
    SP-EKA Antonov An-26B (120-08) Stored/Exin Aviation
    SP-EKB Antonov An-26 (13-10) Stored/Exin Aviation
    SP-EKC Antonov An-26 (14-07) Stored/Exin Aviation
    SP-EKD Antonov An-26 (14-02) Stored/Exin Aviation
    SP-EKE Antonov An-26 (15-09) Stored/Exin Aviation
    SP-EKF Antonov An-26 (16-04) Stored/Exin Aviation
    SP-EQL de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4451) LOT Polish Airlines
    SP-HAG Airbus A320-232 (1723) Small Planet Airlines Polska
    SP-HAZ Airbus A321-211 (3191) Small Planet Airlines Polska
    SP-KKS Beech B200GT King Air (BY-161) Karol Kania
    UR-DNZ Embraer ERJ-145LR (145436) Stored/Dniproavia
    UR-DPA Embraer ERJ-145LR (145330) Stored/Dniproavia

    Katowice-Mierzęcice - Hotel Iskra

    (1813)/"1901" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PF (761813) Preserved