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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: OO-SND Airbus A20-214 (1838) Brussels Airlines at Lisbon on 17/05/18 (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.

    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
    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.

    Wednesday, 22 November 2017

    USA - District of Columbia - National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Washington-Dulles - 11/09/17

    Thanks to Pat Whymer.

    76 DSI/NASA Oblique Wing Research Aircraft (unknown)
    76

    301 Lockheed Martin X-35B Lightning II (PAV-1)
    301

    1063/1-J-1 Sikorsky JRS-1 (4346)
    1063

    (1089) Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka (1089)
    1089

    1426 Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard (62114)
    1426

    3022/44 Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 (Bu3022)
    3022

    4022 Saunders-Roe/Hiller YROE-1 Rotorcycle (4)
    4022

    (4320)/70109 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (70109)
    4320

    4983 Springfield JN-4D Jenny (4983)
    4983

    5909/13 Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher (2400)
    5909

    8103/18 Halberstadt CL.IV (135)
    8103/18

    41834/37 Grumman F6F-3K Hellcat (A-3100)
    41834

    50375/56 Vought F4U-1D Corsair (5622)
    50375

    61064 Boeing Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet (75-5186)
    61064

    83479/208 Curtiss SB2C-5 Helldiver (Bu83479)
    83479

    (121447)/102/VG+PH Dornier Do.335A-02 Pfeil (240102)
    121447

    125477 Kaman XHOK-1 Huskie (Bu125477)
    125477

    125517/WB-46 Sikorsky HO5S-1 (52-010)
    125517

    138652/TC Hiller XHOE-1 Hornet (5)
    138652

    146860/AF-701 Ling-Temco-Vought RF-8G Crusader (632)
    146860

    153369/MQ-400 Boeing-Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight (2265)
    153369

    154167 Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-302)
    154167

    157307/WT-03 McDonnell-Douglas F-4S Phantom II (4018)
    157307

    159610/NK-105 Grumman F-14D(R) Tomcat (157)
    159610

    (1600228)/47 Aichi M6A1 Seiran (1600228)

    (26-0431)/3 Loening OA-1A (26-0431)
    26-0431

    (33-0135)/7/34 Boeing P-26A Peashooter (1911)
    33-0135

    41-18874 Sikorsky XR-4C Hoverfly (2)
    41-18874

    (41-31773) Martin B-26B Marauder (41-31773)
    41-31773

    42-13610 Kellett XO-60 (118)
    42-13610

    42-14798 Stinson L-5 Sentinel (76-1)
    42-14798

    42-67762 Lockheed P-38J Lightning (422-2273)
    42-67762

    43-8330/NACA331/FK-330 Northrop P-61C Black Widow (1376)
    43-8330

    44-32691/LH-E Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (44-32691)
    44-32691

    44-86292/82 Boeing B-29 Superfortress (44-86292)
    44-86292

    48-0260/FU-260 North American F-86A Sabre (151-43629)
    48-0260

    51-11963 Cessna L-19A Bird Dog (22277)
    51-11963

    53-5226 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-8565)
    53-5226

    56-3440/CB North American F-100D Super Sabre (245-90)
    56-3440

    57-2729 Bell Helicopters UH-13J Sioux (1576)
    57-2729

    60-0445 Republic F-105D Thunderchief (D-133)
    60-0445

    61-7972 Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird (2023)
    61-7972

    65-10126 Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (5170)
    65-10126

    67-15508 Bell Helicopters AH-1F Huey Cobra (20172)
    67-15508

    (A4236) Curtiss N-9H (2558)
    A4236

    A-7114/6-F-4 Boeing FB-5 (820)
    A-7114

    (A9264)/9056 Curtiss F9C-2 Sparrowhawk (unknown)
    A9264

    (AS.9392) SPAD XVIA2 (959)
    AS.9392

    AS.68533/P-306 Sperry-Verville M-1 Messenger (68533)
    AS.68533

    C4263/290/194 Caudron G.IV (4263)
    C4263

    C-IEQU Cosmos Phase II (B21128)
    C-IEQU

    DS-1289 Gyrodyne QH-50C DASH (1289)
    DS-1289

    F-008 Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL (unknown)

    (F-2163)/63 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (74212106)
    F-2163

    F-BVFA BAC/SUD Concorde 101 (205)
    F-BVFA

    G13763 Bowlus-Dupont 1-S-2100 Senior Albatross (3)
    G13763

    (G-BFHD)/"D-ADLH" CASA 352L (146)
    G-BFHD

    G-MURY Robinson R44 Astro (0201)
    G-MURY

    LF686 Hawker Hurricane IIc (LF686)
    LF686

    (N4A) Goodyear Airship Gondola (C-49)
    N4A

    N4EZ Rutan Vari Eze (002)
    N4EZ

    N5K Stits SA-2A Sky Baby (2)
    N5K

    N8FE Dassault Falcon 20DC (199)
    N8FE

    N10LL Stephens Akro Lazer Z100 (3)
    N10LL

    N13Y de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 1A-1 (23)

    (N14CS)/NC702A Grumman G-21A Goose (1048)
    N14CS

    N18JS/3 Sharp DR.90 (1)
    N18JS

    N22E Pitts S-1C Special (2)
    N22E

    N23HW Monnett Moni (00154)
    N23HW

    N30M Fairchild KR-34 (384)
    N30M

    N32AD Robinson R22 (0002)
    N32AD

    N36Y Monocoupe 110 Special (7W-96)
    N36Y

    N54P Waterman W-5 Arrowbile (1)

    (N70)/NX70 Pitcairn AC-35 (J-91)
    N70

    (N72) Farman L Sport (15)
    N72

    N89TT/89 Beck-Mahoney Sorceress (1)89
    N89TT

    N114DA Piper PA-23-150 Apache (23-14)
    N114DA

    N116B Bell Helicopters 47B (36)
    N116B

    (N150)/C150 Douglas M-4 Mailplane (338)
    N150

    N169H Quickie Aircraft Corp. Quickie Q-1 (169)
    N169H

    N202SE Insitu Inc ScanEagle X-200 (11-1313)
    N202SE

    N234BD/5 Bede BD-5B (2731-001)
    N234BD

    (N263Y)/NX263Y/29 Turner LTR-14 Meteor (1)
    N263Y

    N275DP Beech 90 King Air (LJ-34)
    N275DP

    (N277SE)/"N277SF" Scaled Composites SC.311 GlobalFlyer (001)
    N277SE

    N332Y Schweizer-Grumman G-164A Ag-Cat (207)
    N332Y

    N434N Curtiss-Wright Travel Air D-4-D (1340)
    N434N

    N500RA Aero Commander Shrike Commander 500S (3127)
    N500RA

    N502FB Sage Cheshire CAP1 (SC502-CAP1) ..Red Bull Stratos
    N502FB

    N522B Beech D.18S (A-481)
    N522B

    N525SA Schweizer SHM-41A X-2 (0001)
    N525SA

    N582U Mitchell Super Wing U-2 (PU-646)
    N582U

    (N626N)/X626N Aeronca C.2 Collegian (A-2)

    N703NA Bell Helicopters XV-15A (0002)
    N703NA

    N726GM Sukhoi Su-26M (02-05)
    N726GM

    N802L Learjet 23 (23-002)
    N802L

    N911MP Ultraflight Lazair (A838)
    N911MP

    N982V Curtiss 35 Hawk IA (1)
    N982V

    (N1048N)/194 Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk I (15346)
    N1048N

    (N1050)/NR1050 Grumman G-22 Gulfhawk II (355)
    N1050

    N1100Z/33 Arlington Sisu 1A (102)
    N1100Z

    (N1104W)/0-40177 Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation (4196)
    N1104W

    N1111L/1 Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat (D.1020)
    N1111L

    N1202 North American P-51C Mustang (111-29080)
    N1202

    N1538C Cessna 180 (30238)
    N1538C

    N1872P Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-4151)
    N1872P

    (N2365M)/NX2365M Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser (12-1618)

    N2588B Bensen B.8M (194)
    N2588B

    N2790Z Schweizer SGU-2-22EK (212)
    N2790Z

    (N2797)/"N4782S"/92012 Sikorsky UH-19A (55001) ..rebuilt in 90s using parts from N4782S (55033)
    N2797

    N3199K Mooney M.18C Mite (201)

    N3911Z Bell Helicopters 206L-1 LongRanger II (45658)
    N3911Z

    (N4123A)/8 Nieuport 28C.1 (1958E)
    N4123A

    N5032 Gittens Ikenga 530Z (DK001)
    N5032

    N7557L Cessna A.152 Aerobat (A152-0817)
    N7557L

    N7791/AC-B Westland Lysander IIIA (1185)
    N7791

    (N8006)/NX8006 Fairchild FC-2W2 (140)
    N8006

    (N8689)/NC8689 Fleet 2 (75)
    N8689

    (N9325)/G-AARO Arrow Sport (341)

    N9765C NASA Parasev 1A (unknown)
    N9765C

    (N10965)/NC10965 Curtiss-Wright CW-1 Junior (1143)
    N10965

    (N11036) Bellanca CF Air Sedan (C-56)
    N11036

    N11213 Cessna 150L (150-75257)
    N11213

    N15696 Bucker Bu.133B Jungmeister (42)
    N15696

    (N15749)/X-15749 Mignet HM.14 Pou-du-Ciel (PC.1)
    N15749

    N17999 Grob G.102 Standard Astir II (5558S)
    N17999

    (N18979)/NX18979 Bowlus BA-100 Baby Albatross (100)
    N18979

    (N19903)/NC19903 Boeing S.307B1 Stratoliner (2003)
    N19903

    (N20645)/NX20645 Stanley Nomad (1)
    N20645

    (N28311)/NX28311 Northrop N-1M (1)
    N28311

    (N30033)/NX30033 Hiller XH-44 Hiller-Copter (1)
    N30033

    (N31250)/NX31250 Story-Eyerly 1 (1)
    N31520

    N34923 Nelson BB-1 Dragonfly (507)
    N34923

    (N35773)/NC35773 Piper J/3C-65 Cub (6578)

    (N37061)/NX37061 Piasecki PV-2 (unknown)
    N37061

    (N41867)/NX41867 Bell Helicopters 30 (1A)
    N41867

    N46501/481 Ryan PT-22A Recruit (1777)
    N46501

    N53601 Frankfort TG-1A Cinema (B-2-39)
    N53601

    N70700 Boeing 707-80 (17158)

    N74154 Fulton FA-3 101 Airphibian (1)
    N74154

    N80040 Beech 35 Bonanza (4)
    N80040

    (N80518)/NC80518 Temco Globe GC-1A Swift (21)
    N80518

    OV-103 Rockwell Orbiter (OV-103)

    (T2-117)/931884/White 7 Focke-Wulf Fw.190F-8/R1 (931884)
    T2-117

    (T2-305)/A343-35 Kawanishi N1K2-J Shiden-Kai (5341)
    T2-305

    (T2-326) Kyushu J7W1 Shinden (unknown)
    T2-326

    T2-490 Horten Ho.229V3 (unknown)
    T2-490

    T2-500 Messerschmitt Me.163B-1a Komet (191301)
    T2-500

    (T2-614)/290202 Heinkel He.219A-2 Uhu (290202)
    T2-614

    (T2-700)/7334/3-102 Nakajima J1N1 -S Gekko (7334)
    T2-700

    (T2-701/4268) Kawasaki Ki.45 Toryu (4268)
    T2-701

    (T2-1010)/140892/F1+GS Arado Ar.234B-2 (140312)
    T2-1010

    (T2-2600)/031.016/LZ-NC Schneider DFS 108-49 Grunau Baby IIB (031016)
    T2-2600

    (T2-4618) Focke-Achgelis Fa.330A-1 Bachstelze (60133)
    T2-4618

    (T2-5039/LA+AI) Horten Ho.IIIh (31)
    T2-5039

    (T2-5040) Horten Ho.VI (34)

    (T2-5042) Horten Ho.IIIf (32)

    Unmarked AeroVironment Pathfinder Plus (unknown)
    AeroVironment Pathfinder Plus

    Unmarked Baldwin Red Devil (unknown)
    Baldwin Red Devil

    Unmarked Benoist XII (32)
    Benoist XII

    Unmarked Bensen B.6 (1)
    Bensen B.6

    Unmarked Breitling Orbiter 3 Gondola (unknown) ..used HB-BRA Cameron Balloon R-650 (4380)
    Breitling Orbiter 3

    Unmarked Curtiss Model E Hydro (unknown)
    Curtiss Model E Hydro

    Unmarked Double Eagle II Gondola (unknown)
    Double Eagle II Gondola

    Unmarked Eipper Cumulus 10 (unknown)

    Unmarked Fowler Gage Tractor (1)
    Fowler Gage Tractor

    Unmarked Goodyear Pilgrim Airship Gondola (unknown)
    Goodyear Pilgrim Gondola

    Unmarked Hiller 1031-A-1 Flying Platform (unknown)

    Unmarked Huff-Daland D-1 Duster (1)
    Huff-Daland D-1 Duster

    Unmarked Langley Aerodrome A Replica (A)
    Langley Aerodrome A Replica

    Unmarked MacCready Gossamer Albatross (1)
    MacCready Gossamer Albatross

    Unmarked Nagler-Rolz NR.54 (V-2)
    Nagler-Rolz NR.54

    Unmarked Nakajima Kikka (unknown) Test airframe
    Nakajima Kikka

    Unmarked Pterodactyl Fledgling (unknown)

    Unmarked Weedhopper JC-24 (1845)
    Weedhopper JC-24

    Unmarked Wright 1908 Model A Military Flyer Reproduction (unknown)
    Wright 1908 Model A Military Flyer

    Unknown Balloon Capsule
    Unknown Balloon Capsule

    Unknown type under restoration
    Unknown type

    Unknown type dismantled
    Unknown type