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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:
    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)

    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:
    1st & 2nd Oct - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 31/07-01/08/18
    6th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 02/08/18
    8th Oct - Logs added for Stokes Bay US Carrier trip 07/10/18
    17th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 03/08/18
    27th Oct - Final Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 04 & 05/08/18
    7th Nov - Logs and pics added for China Aviation Museum & China Civil Aviation Museum 14/10/18
    9th Nov - Logs and pics added for trip to Gloucester, Kemble & Oaksey park
    13th Nov - Logs and pics added for museums and technical schools in Ukraine and North Korea
    24th Nov - Logs added for Airbus factory visit etc
    1st Dec - 62 pictures added to Old Warden Gyro Meet 09/06/18 and 80 added to Farnborough Air Show 16/07/18
    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

    Monday, 18 September 2017

    USA California - Oakland Aviation Museum - 27/08/17

    Thanks to Roy Blewett.

    Outside

    147666 Douglas KA-3B Skywarrior (12430)
    KA-3B 147666

    152910/NL-520 Grumman KA-6D Intruder (I214)
    KA-6D 152910

    154332/040 Douglas NTA-4J Skyawk (13720)
    TA-4J 154332

    (159301)/"70-945/MB" Vought A-7E Corsair II (E439)
    A-7E 159301

    160666/NL-200 Grumman NF-14A Tomcat (285)
    F-14A 160666

    (53-7524) Republic RF-84F Thunderflash ..dismantled
    RF-84F 53-7524

    60-3504 North American CT-39A Sabreliner (265-32)
    CT-39A 60-3504

    G-AKNP Short Solent 3 (S.1295)

    N29SJ/N474DF/A46 Cessna O-2A Super Skymaster (337M0318)
    O-2A N29SJ/N474DF

    (N444SQ) Douglas DC-6B (45320) ..cockpit
    DC-6 cockpit N444SQ

    (N701NA)/NASA 701 Hawker-Siddeley TAV-8A Harrier (T21)
    TAV-8A 159381

    N4473W Glasair (385)
    Glasair N4473W

    Unmarked Glasair ..childrens plaything
    Unidentified Glasair

    Unmarked Vari-Eze ..childrens plaything
    Unidentified Vari-Eze

    Inside

    (136624)/624 Grumman S-2A Tracker (533) ..cockpit
    S-2A cockpit 136624

    N1VF Wright Vin Fiz replica (1)
    Wright Vin Fiz replica N1VF

    N10EF Kitfox IV (JCU117)
    Kitfox N10EF

    N45LE Rutan Vari-Eze (1491)
    Vari-Eze N45LE

    N94XR Glasair (595)
    Glasair N94XR

    N464BB Bierman 1600R Eros (MK703)
    Eros N464BB

    N751JR Jurca MJ77 (34P51B-01JRM)
    MJ77 N751JR

    N2172H Ercoupe 415C (2795)
    Ercoupe N2172H

    NC2758E Aeronca 7AC (6161)
    Aeronca 7AC NC2758E

    N3776G Hiller Ten99 (101) ..on loan from Hiller Aviation Museum
    Hiller Ten99 N3776G

    (NX6497C) Thorp T3B-1 (1)
    Thorp T3B-1 NX6497C

    NC18629 Monocoupe 110 (6W00)
    Monocoupe NC16829

    NX95089 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (2292)
    MiG-15bis NX90589