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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.

    Saturday, 18 November 2017

    USA Florida - Valiant Air Command Museum, Titusville - 17/09/17

    Thanks to Pat Whymer.

    (192)/Black 13 SNCAN N.1101 Noralpha (192)
    192

    4820 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21U-600 (664820)
    4820

    14994/F-7 Grumman FM-1 Wildcat (3)
    14994

    125295/L-301 Grumman F-9F5 Panther (Bu125295)
    125295

    138608 Grumman F11F-1 Tiger (unknown)
    138608

    141882/AF Grumman F-11A Tiger (199)
    141882

    146985/DN-14 Ling-Temco-Vought F-8K Crusader (726)
    146985

    (152867)/"158722"/7 Douglas TA-4F Skyhawk (13513)
    152867

    153135/AG-401 Ling-Temco-Vought A-7A Corsair II (A-44)
    153135

    155563/NH-205 McDonnell-Douglas F-4J Phantom II (2849)
    155563

    156702/F-810 North American T-2C Buckeye (318-17)
    156702

    161055/E-055 Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor (GL-183)
    161055

    161134/AJ-114 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (361)
    161134

    161948 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (A-120)
    161948

    162182/NH Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-675)
    162182

    (55-0095) Boeing GB-52D Stratofortress (17211) ..forward fuselage
    55-0095

    (56-3434) North American F-100D Super Sabre (245-84)
    56-3434

    60-0492/MD Republic F-105D Thunderchief (D-180)
    60-0492

    68-16138 Bell Helicopters UH-1V Iroquois (10797)
    68-16138

    68-16998 Grumman OV-1D Mohawk (68-16998)
    68-16998

    741519 Northrop/DARPA F-5E SSBD (R1177) ..Shaped Sonic Boom Demonstrator
    741519

    78-0025 General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon (61-31)
    78-0025

    (N9TM)/NX9TM de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (86577)
    N9TM

    N40MA Piper PA-46-500TP (4697534)
    N40MA

    (N86FR)/NX86FR/31201/FU-201 North American F-86F Sabre (191-655)
    N86FR

    N128KA/137760/CD-760 North American T-28B Trojan (200-123)
    N128KA

    (N164AB)/6164/LG-164 Convair L-13A (97)
    N164AB

    N504DM/73 Fouga CM-170 Magister (FM-73)
    N504DM

    N645JK/463221/G4-S Stewart S-51D (001)
    N645JK

    N1406V/330426/K-53 Piper L-4J Grasshopper (12891)
    N1406V

    N1907 Pruett JP-3 (JP-3)
    N1907

    N2400X/511 Mikoyan-Gurevich SBLim-2 (1A06027)
    N2400X

    N3239T/2100591/V-78 Douglas C-47A-65-DL (19054)
    N3239T

    (N5118N)/07591/184 Boeing Stearman A75-L3 Kaydet (75-7195)
    N5118N

    (N5488V)/51789/TP-121 North American SNJ-5 Texan (88-14643)
    N5488V

    N6404Q/425/17 Fokker Dr.1 Replica (528189)
    N6404Q

    (N7051J)/NX7051J/156925/NJ-604 Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (14018)
    N7051J

    N8114T/136433/433 Grumman US-2B Tracker (342)
    N8114T

    N9025Y/140475/D-716 North American T-28C Trojan (226-52)
    N9025Y

    N15453/V-1 Rockwell OV-10D Bronco (305-20)
    N15453

    (N37647)/0-90400 McDonnell TF-101B Voodoo (724)
    N37647

    N37788/75937/937 Sikorsky UH-19B (N37788)
    N37788

    N62103/BC Sopwith Camel Replica (001)
    N62103

    (N64274) Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-1298)
    N64274

    N68581 Nelson PG-185B Hummingbird (81)
    N68581

    N77844/WJ574/844 English Electric Canberra TT.18 (HP161B)
    N77844

    Unmarked Convair F-106A Cockpit Procedures Trainer
    F-106 Trainer