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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.

    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

    Saturday, 19 August 2017

    31/07/17 - Balta Verde - Craiova - Spineni - Colonesti - Pitesti - Bucharest

    Day 10 of the Aeroprints Eastern Europe tour was the drive through Romania to Bucharest.

    Craiova-Balta Verde

    YR-1526 ICA-Brasov IS-29D2 (124)
    YR-1541 ICA-Brasov IS-29D2 (136)
    YR-2880 ICA-Brasov IS-28B2 (51)
    YR-3190 ICA-Brasov IS-28B2 (150)
    YR-3320 ICA-Brasov IS-28B2 (187)
    YR-3630 ICA-Brasov IS-28B2 (253)
    YR-3710 ICA-Brasov IS-28B2 (282)
    YR-3860 ICA-Brasov IS-28B2 (277)
    YR-5160 Halley Fox (121007)
    YR-AOZ WSK-PZL An-2R (1G155-08) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PBB WSK-PZL An-2T (1G166-37) ..fuselage wfu
    YR-VLA PZL-Okecie PZL-104 Wilga 35A (118389) Romanian Air Club
    unknown Kubicek K15 Basket (679) ..with bagged envelope, c/n 679 believed to be basket only as balloon c/n 679 (S5-OCD) is too large for this basket type

    Craiova - Facultatea de Inginerie Electrică, Universitatea din Craiova

    16 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (74122216) Instructional Airframe
    (YR-AMX) Antonov An-24B (57302107) Preserved
    (YR-ZLE)/"YR-EIB/2004" Zlin Z.526 (1072) Instructional Airframe
    unmarked IAR IAR-99 Soim (unknown) ..cockpit
    IAR-99 Cockpit


    115 IAR IAR-93SC-P1 Orao (93181115) Dumped
    119 IAR IAR-93SC-P1 Orao (93180119) Dumped
    163 IAR IAR-93A Orao (93183163) Preserved
    181 IAR IAR-93DC-P2 Orao (93281181) Dumped
    230 IAR IAR-93SC-B Orao (93189230) Dumped
    240 IAR IAR-93SC-B Orao (93191240) Dumped
    241 IAR IAR-93SC-B Orao (93191241) Dumped
    605 IAR IAR-93SC-B Orao (93292605) Stored
    C5-AMH Boeing 737-4H6 (26444) Leasing Company
    C5-AND Boeing 737-4H6 (26458) Leasing Company
    YR-197/F ICA-Brasov IS-29 (29)
    YR-303 ICA-Brasov IS-28 (138)
    YR-308 ICA-Brasov IS-28 (163)
    YR-334 ICA-Brasov IS-28B2 (144)
    YR-805 ICA-Brasov IS-28M2 (11)
    YR-1517 ICA-Brasov IS-29D2 (113)
    YR-2830 ICA-Brasov IS-28 (09)
    YR-2960 ICA-Brasov IS-28B2 (131)
    (YR-2980) ICA-Brasov IS-28 (133)
    YR-3880 ICA-Brasov IS-28 (307)
    YR-5448 Apollo Fox (unknown)
    YR-5666 Blackshape BS115 Prime (BPU008-13)
    YR-MDC Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S8356)
    YR-PBF WSK-PZL An-2TD (1G177-29) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PBI WSK-PZL An-2P (1G185-41) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-VIX PZL-Okecie PZL-104 Wilga 35A (118387)
    YR-VLD PZL-Okecie PZL-104 Wilga 35A (129447) Romanian Air Club
    YR-XXA Diamond DA 42MPP Twin Star (42.272) Primul Meridian
    YR-XXB Diamond DA 42MPP Twin Star (42.191) Primul Meridian
    YR-XXC Aero Commander Turbo Commander 690A (11265) Primul Meridian
    YR-ZAC Zlin Z.526F Trener Master (1256) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZAH Zlin Z.526F Trener Master (1240) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZAK Zlin Z.526F Trener Master (1263) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZAL Zlin Z.526F Trener Master (1264) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZAS Zlin Z.526AFS Trener Master (1305) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZBB Zlin Z.726 Universal (1337) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZBT PZL-Mielec M-18AS Dromader (1Z007-06)
    YR-ZCA Zlin Z.142 (0396) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZCI Zlin Z.142 (0461) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZCJ Zlin Z.142 (0462) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZCO Zlin Z.142 (0469) Romanian Air Club
    YR-ZLV Zlin Z.526F Trener Master (1236) Romanian Air Club

    Spineni - roadside "housing development"

    YR-DAN WSK-PZL An-2P (1G208-48) ..derelict
    YR-PSA WSK-PZL An-2R (1G177-22) ..derelict
    YR-YAV WSK-PZL An-2R (1G124-47) ..derelict


    215 IAR.IAR-93MB Orao (93186215) Preserved


    YR-ACE Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six (32-499)
    YR-EAD Kamov Ka-26 (7806412) Aviatia Utilitara
    (YR-EAM) Kamov Ka-26 (7806501) Aviatia Utilitara, wreck
    YR-EKN Kamov Ka-26 (7202808) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-EKT Kamov Ka-26 (7706102) Aviatia Utilitara, wreck
    YR-PAF WSK-PZL An-2R (1G137-06) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PAH WSK-PZL An-2R (1G164-35) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PAM WSK-PZL An-2R (1G164-40) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PBW WSK-PZL An-2R (1G224-07) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PMD WSK-PZL An-2R (1G227-14) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PMO WSK-PZL An-2R (1G233-01) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PVC WSK-PZL An-2R (1G175-03) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PVF WSK-PZL An-2T (1G174-37) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-PVP WSK-PZL An-2R (1G175-15) Aviatia Utilitara
    YR-RGN Kamov Ka-26 (7706203) Aviatia Utilitara

    Bucharest-Henri Coandă

    2702 Aeritalia C-27J (4144) Romanian Air Force
    2705 Aeritalia C-27J (4167) Romanian Air Force
    5930 Lockheed C-130B Hercules (3576) Romanian Air Force
    4X-ABI Airbus A320-232(SL) (7110) Israir
    4X-EHC Boeing 737-958(ER) (41554) El Al Israel Airlines
    EI-DCR Boeing 737-8AS (33811) Ryanair
    EI-DWZ Boeing 737-8AS (33628) Ryanair
    EI-EKT Boeing 737-8AS (38505) Ryanair
    EI-EVG Boeing 737-8AS (40292) Ryanair
    ES-LSA SAAB 340AF (055) Airest
    F-GKXJ Airbus A320-214 (1900) Air France
    HA-LPT Airbus A320-232 (3807) Wizz Air
    HA-LPW Airbus A320-232 (3947) Wizz Air
    OE-IAB Boeing 737-4Z9(SF) (25147) ASL Airlines Belgium
    OE-LDA Airbus A319-112 (2131) Austrian
    OE-LWM Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000542) Austrian
    S5-ABW Airbus A300B4-605RF (532) Solinair
    TC-JRP Airbus A321-231 (4698) Turkish Airlines
    YR-ASA Airbus A318-111 (2931) TAROM
    YR-ASC Airbus A318-111 (3220) TAROM
    YR-ASD Airbus A318-111 (3225) TAROM
    YR-ATA Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (566) TAROM
    YR-ATD Aerospatiale ATR 42-512 (591) 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-BAP Boeing 737-3Y0 (24909) Blue Air
    YR-BGA Boeing 737-38J (27179) TAROM
    YR-BGB Boeing 737-38J (27180) TAROM
    YR-BGF Boeing 737-78J (28440) TAROM
    YR-BGH Boeing 737-78J (28438) TAROM
    YR-BMG Boeing 737-86N (30231) Blue Air
    YR-BRE ROMBAC 1-11 Srs.561RC (405) Withdrawn from use
    YR-BRI ROMBAC 1-11 Srs.561RC (409) Withdrawn from use
    YR-TIB Boeing 737-3L9 (27924) Air Bucharest