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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 2018:
    Oshkosh/Florida, Sliac show, Belgian AF show

    Header Picture: MRTT041 Airbus A330-243MRTT Phenix (1735) in the Paris Bastille Day Flypast on 14/07/18

    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:
    18th Jan - Logs and 23 pics added for a January German trip
    22-25 Jan - Log and 182 pics for Zurich 01/18 added
    27th Jan - 41 more pics added to Zurich 21/10/17
    28th Jan - Logs and 155 pics added for Zurich WEF 26-27/01/18
    29th Jan - Log and 62 pics added for Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival 28/01/18
    1st Feb - Log and pics added for South Korea's Gangneung Unification Park, 31 pics added to Zurich 27th Jan
    2nd Feb - Logs added for Zurich WEF 22-25/01/18, pics to follow
    11th Feb - 103 pics added for Longleat Balloon Safari 16/09/17
    27th Feb - 48 pics added to WEF Zurich 23/01/18
    04th Mar - 67 pics added to WEF Zurich 24/01/18
    08th Mar - 113 pics added to Tokyo-Haneda 26/05/17
    12th Mar - 81 pics added to WEF Zurich 25/01/18
    14th Mar - Logs & 69 pics added for Cheltenham HP & Gloucester 14/03/18
    26th Mar - Logs added for Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    30th Mar - 125 pics added to Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    31st Mar - 321 pics added to Japan 2017
    8th April - Logs and pics added for 03-04/04/18 - Zurich-Dubendorf-Stans-Alpnach-Emmen
    11th April - 75 pics added to Geneva 24/05/16
    22nd April - Logs added for Aero Expo Friedrichshafen tour
    7th May - Logs added for Istanbul & Antalya trip
    8th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair
    9th May - Log added for BBML Inflation Day
    10th May - Log added for Verona 09/05 and log & pics added for Eurasia Airshow at Antalya 28/04 and Istanbul-Yesilkoy Museum 02/05/18
    31st May - Log added for EBACE Geneva
    1st-8th June - Logs added for Spain/Portugal tour
    22nd June - Logs added for Finland tour 14-17/06
    23rd June - Logs/pics added for Belarus tour 18-22/05
    24th June - Logs/pics added for Russia tour 16-23/04, log added for Old Warden Gyro Fly-in 09/06 and Charity Fly-in 23/06, pics added to BBML Inflation Day 28/04, log and pics added for Aero/Heli Expo Booker 15/06
    1st July - 110 pics added to Finland 14-15/06
    5th July - Logs added for French trip 27/06-01/07 inc Nancy Show. Logs started for Cyprus
    6th July - Logs added to Museum bar for 2018 visits to Finland, Russia and Belarus
    7th July - Log added for Yeovilton Air Day. Pics added to Luxembourg 28/07.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07
    9th August - Logs completed for Larnaca 07/18 and started for 08/18
    16th August - Logs added for Chicago and the drive North to Oshkosh.

    Monday, 29 January 2018

    28/01/18 - Chateau d'Oex - Gruyere - Bern

    RichT attended the International Balloon Festival.

    Château-d'Oex - Festival International de Ballons

    3A-MCJ Ultramagic M-120 (120/92)
    3A-MCJ
    EC-GFC Ultramagic M-105 (105/32)
    EC-GFC
    EC-MRO Ultramagic M-77 (77/408)
    EC-MRO
    F-GTIN Cameron Z-120 (11830)
    F-GTIN
    F-HAML Cameron Z-105 (11309)
    F-HAML
    F-HCVL Ultramagic M-130 (130/101)
    F-HCVL
    F-HGMV Chaize JZ.25-F24 (NG-016)
    F-HGMV
    F-HHMA Cameron A-180 (12033)
    F-HHMA
    F-HILS Kubicek BB34Z (820)
    F-HILS
    F-HLAM Kubicek BB Phare SS (887)
    F-HLAM
    F-HONS Ultramagic M-90 (90/161)
    F-HONS
    G-CEJI Lindstrand LBL-105A (1144)
    G-CEJI
    G-CHFM Cameron Z-120 (11625)
    G-CHFM
    G-CIHC Cameron Z-105 (11800)
    G-CIHC
    G-HHPM Cameron Z-105 (11534)
    G-HHPM
    G-MOFB Cameron O-120 (4275)
    G-MOFB
    G-OKCP Lindstrand LBL Battery SS (621)
    G-OKCP
    G-TORK Cameron Z-105 (10968)
    G-TORK
    G-TUTU Cameron O-105 (10659)
    G-TUTU
    HB-QGF Cameron Orbiter 3 Replica SS (4748)
    HB-QGF
    HB-QJY Ultramagic M-130 (130/67)
    HB-QJY
    HB-QLK Cameron Z-105 (10858)
    HB-QLK
    HB-QLW Cameron Z-120 (10936)
    HB-QLW
    HB-QPB Cameron Z-140 (10899)
    HB-QPB
    HB-QPE Cameron Z-250 (11494)
    HB-QPE
    HB-QPO Ultramagic S-130 (130/75)
    HB-QPO
    HB-QPR Cameron Z-180 (11595)
    HB-QPR
    HB-QQC Cameron Z-315 (12005)
    HB-QQC
    HB-QQO Ultramagic N-300 (300/61)
    HB-QQO
    HB-QRN Ultramagic M-160 (160/69)
    HB-QRN
    HB-QUD Cameron Z-120 (11935)
    HB-QUD
    HB-QUO Cameron Z-90 (11983)
    HB-QUO
    HB-QVD Ultramagic M-105 (105/217)
    HB-QVD
    HB-QVM Ultramagic M-145 (145/81)
    HB-QVM
    HB-QVS Cameron AS-105 Mk.II (11762)
    HB-QVS
    HB-QVV Ultramagic F-21 Gas Bottle SS (F21/004)
    HB-QVV HOUSE
    HB-QWS Ultramagic T-210 (210/91)
    HB-QWS
    HB-QXC ultramagic M-120 (120/94)
    HB-QXC
    HB-QZS Ultramagic N-180 (180/120)
    HB-QZS
    HB-XRE Aerospatiale Lama (2462) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-XRE
    HB-ZNR AS.350 Ecureuil (7905) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-ZNR
    HB-ZTU AS.350 Ecureuil (3449) Air Glaciers SA
    HB-ZTU
    I-CHAR Thunder Ax7-77 (10951)
    I-CHAR
    I-HOME Ultramagic T-150 (150/24)
    I-HOME
    LX-BKU Cameron Z-120 (11495)
    LX-BKU
    LY-OEO Cameron C-90 (11410)
    LY-OEO
    N99UM Ultramagic H-77 (77/288)
    N99UM
    OK-1209 Kubicek BB-SS (0845)
    OK-1209
    OO-BCY Libert L.3000 (286-011)
    OO-BCY
    OO-BEA Ultramagic M-77 (77/41)
    OO-BEA
    OO-BHQ Ultramagic N-250 (250/17)
    OO-BHQ
    OO-BLG Libert L.5000 (293-017)
    OO-BLG
    OO-BMI Cameron A-180 (11853)
    OO-BMI
    OO-BNL Cameron Z-120 (11893)
    OO-BNL
    OO-BSN Kubicek BB34 (1262)
    OO-BSN
    OO-BWB Aerostar S-60A (S60A-3231)
    OO-BWB
    OO-BWG Ultramagic N-300 (300/41)
    OO-BWG
    SP-BLK Ultramagic B-70 (70/18)
    SP-BLK
    YL-029 Kubicek BB30Z (1183)
    YL-029

    Gruyere

    HB-ZDQ Guimbal Cabri G2 (1051) Swiss Helicopter AG
    HB-ZDS Eurocopter EC-120 Colibri (1248) Heli Gotthard AG
    HB-ZEI AS.350 Ecureuil (3610) Hesnes Air AS

    Bern

    9A-TOA DHC-6 Twin Otter (557) European Coastal Airlines
    9A-TOE DHC-6 Twin Otter (696) European Coastal Airlines
    C-GOAB Dassault Falcon 2000EX (090) Aviation Starlink Inc
    C-GOAB
    CS-DXJ Cessna Citation Excel (560-5627) NetJets Europe
    D-HNWE MBB Bo-105 (S-456) Agrarflug Helilift GmbH
    G-CXLS Cessna Citation Excel (560-5613) Aviation Beauport
    G-KLNE Raytheon Hawker 900XP (HA-0186) Saxonair Charter Ltd
    G-KLNE
    G-XONE Canadair Challenger 604 (5426) Gama Aviation Ltd
    HB-LRJ DHC-6 Twin Otter (244) RUAG Schweiz AG
    HB-TCP PAC 750XL (180) Para-Club Grenchen Umganweg
    HB-TCP
    HB-ZJP AS.350 Ecureuil (4677) Heli Gotthard AG
    HB-ZLJ Guimbal Cabri G2 (1023) Swiss Helicopter AG
    HB-ZLJ
    HB-ZNK Agusta A109 (22372) Mountain Flyers 80 Ltd
    HB-ZOA Guimbal Cabri G2 (1050) Swiss Helicopter AG
    HB-ZON Eurocopter EC-130 (8379) Europavia (Suisse) SA
    HB-ZTB Agusta A109 (22233) Air Sarina GmbH
    PP-CFJ Dassault Falcon 7X (171) Grande Moinho Cearense SA
    PP-CFJ
    YU-FSS Dassault Falcon 2000LX (320) Prince Aviation