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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

    Tuesday, 19 September 2017

    USA New York - National Soaring Museum, Elmira-Harris Hill - 25/05/17

    Thanks to Norman & Andrea Smith.

    N1YV/X18 Schreder HP.18 (18-107)
    N1YV

    N3MH/68 Laister LP-15 (N3)
    N3MH

    N12RK/RK Briegleb BG-12ABD (162)
    N12RK

    N50SZ Schweizer SGP-1-1 Replica (1)
    N50SZ

    N74ZH Nord N.2000 (10381)
    N74ZH

    N94GG/V7 Group Genesis Genesis I (001)
    N94GG

    N139N Schleicher Ka.6E (4038)
    N139N

    NC219Y Bowlus BA-102 -2 Senior Albatross (25)
    N219Y

    N236WE Schweizer SGS-1-36 (44)
    N236WE

    N260E Glasflugel H-301B Libelle (51)
    N260E

    N363KS Schleicher ASK-21 (21228)

    N521HH Schleicher ASK-21 (21704)

    N5053K Coward D-8 (001)

    N6959 Glasflugel BS.1 (8)

    N10265 Baker-McMillan Cadet (113)
    N10265

    (N11348)/G11348/29 Gross Sky Ghost (4)
    N11348

    (N12185)/G12185 Franklin PS.2 Eaglet (129A)
    N12185

    (N16923)/G16923 Goppingen Go.III Minimoa (56)
    N16923

    N17900 Schweizer SGS-1-35 (1)
    N17900

    N17903 Schweizer SGS-2-33A (283)

    N18134 Ross R.1 Zanonia (1001)
    N18134

    NR23026 Schweizer SGU-1-7 (2)
    N23026

    N23727 Warsztaty Szybowcowe Orlik II (unknown)
    N23727

    N25470 Briegleb BG-6 (8)
    N25470

    (N31635)/"D-CHICAGO" Goppingen Go.I Wolf (CPS-1)
    N31635

    N36122/700 Schweizer SGS-1-26E (700)
    N36122

    N41829 Slingsby T.12 Gull 1 (1)
    N41829

    N54191 Laister-Kauffman LK-10A (60)
    N54191

    N91880 Schweizer SGS-1-23B (17)
    N91880

    Unregistered Bowlus BA-100 Baby Albatross (Unknown)
    Bowlus BA-100

    Unregistered Herring-Arnott Glider (Unknown)
    Herring-Arnot

    Unmarked Schweizer cockpit (unknown)
    Schweizer

    Unmarked Waco CG-4A Hadrian (Unknown)
    Waco Hadrian