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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, Sun'n'Fun Florida, Air Expo Friedrichshafen, Rome, Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Sliac/Zeltweg Shows

    Header Picture: N110JY Yakovlev Yak-110 at Oshkosh on 24/07/18 (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.

    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.
    05/06th Sept - Logs & pics added for Sliac Air Show Tour.
    10th Sept - Log & pics added for Belgian Air Force Day, Kleine Brogel
    12th Sept - Log added for Radom Air Show 25/08/18
    16th Sept - Log and pics added for East Anglia trip 13/09/18
    17th Sept - Log & pics added for Deblin Families Day & Poland Tour 22-26/08/18
    18th Sept - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 28-29/07/18
    21st Sept - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 30/07/18
    30th Sept - Logs & pics added for Cotswold Airport Revival Show
    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 07/08/18
    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

    Wednesday, 14 March 2018

    14/03/18 - Cheltenham HP - Gloucester

    Stu, Matthew & Mark had a day out to the Races.

    Cheltenham Racecourse Heliport - thanks to the Firemen for the tour

    2-HELO Agusta A-109C MAX (7630)
    EI-PRO Eurocopter AS.365N2 Dauphin (6443) Executive Helicopter Maintenance Ltd
    G-BLGV Bell Helicopters 206B Jet Ranger II (982) Heliflight (UK) Ltd
    G-BPRI Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Twin Squirrel (5181) MW Helicopters
    G-CGGD Aerospatiale AS.365N2 Dauphin (6435) Multiflight Ltd
    G-CKPS Aerospatiale AS.350B1 Squirrel (2109) Cotswold Helicopters
    G-DMPI Agusta A-109E Power (11011) DE & MC Pipe Partnership
    G-DVIP Agusta A-109E Power (11217) Castle Air
    G-EMHC Agusta A-109E Power (11721) Burton Aviation Ltd
    G-EMHE Agusta A-109S Grand (22182) East Midlands Helicopters
    G-EMHN Agusta A-109S Grand (22154) East Midlands Helicopters
    G-HANY Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8598) Heligflight (UK) Ltd
    G-HITI Airbus Helicopters AS.350B3e Squirrel (8239) Elstree Ink Ltd
    G-HITL Airbus Helicopters AS.350B3 Squirrel (8439) Elstree Ink Ltd
    G-HOLM Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0574) Capital Air Services
    G-IVIP Agusta A-109E Power (11208) Castle Air Ltd
    G-JBCB Agusta A-109E Power (11168) Castle Air Ltd
    G-KLNH AgustaWestland AW-109SP Grand New (22364) Saxonair Charter Ltd
    G-NIOG Robinson R44 Clipper II (10471) Helicopter Sharing Ltd
    G-NPTV Eurocopter AS.355NP Twin Squirrel (5761) Arena Aviation Ltd
    G-NSYS Eurocopter EC135T1 (0115) Nova Aerospace Ltd
    G-OASP Eurocopter AS.355F2 Twin Squirrel (5479) Helicopter & Pilot Services Ltd
    G-OHWK Bell Helicopters 206L-1 Long Ranger (45193) Hawk Site Facilities Ltd
    G-OPOT Agusta A-109S Grand (22027) Sundorne Products (Llanidloes) Ltd
    G-ORDH Eurocopter AS.355N Twin Squirrel (5744) Atlas Helicopters Ltd
    G-PASH Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Twin Squirrel (5040) MW Helicopters
    G-PIFZ AgustaWestland AW-109SP Grand New (22355) Saxonair Charter Ltd
    G-PIPB Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Twin Squirrel (5261) Heli Air Ltd
    G-PRDH Aerospatiale AS.355F2 Twin Squirrel (5367) Claremont Air Services
    G-REMH Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (4626) Flightpath Ltd
    G-ROON Sikorsky S-76C-2 (760781) Rooney Air Ltd
    G-RYFF Agusta A-109S Grand (22058) Bandersnatch Ltd Partnership Inc
    G-SELY Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8740)
    G-SENS Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0833) Capital Air Services
    G-SKBH AgustaWestland AW-109SP Grand New (22216) Sky Border Logistics Ltd
    G-SLAR Agusta A-109C (7649) MW Helicopters
    G-SSKP Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin (6979) Starspeed Ltd
    G-TATS Aerospatiale AS.350BA Squirrel (1905) Helitrain Ltd
    G-TIPR Eurocopter AS.350B3 Squirrel (4474) Thames Materials Holdings Ltd
    G-TRMP Sikorsky S-76B (760362) DT Connect Europe Ltd
    G-TRNG Agusta A-109E Power (11156) Castle Air Ltd
    G-TXTV Agusta A-109E Power (11769) Arena Aviation Ltd
    G-URSA Sikorsky S-76C++ (760699) Capital Air Services
    G-VGMC Eurocopter AS.355N Twin Squirrel (5693) GB Helicopters
    G-XXEB Sikorsky S-76C-2 (760753) The Queens Helicopter Flight
    M-JCBC Sikorsky S-76C+ (760616) J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
    M-ONTY Sikorsky S-76C++ (760696) Trustair Ltd
    N119SX Agusta A-119 Koala (14037) Petrel Inc
    N150SF Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle (1584)

    Gloucester Staverton - thanks to Keith & Dave for the usual excellent tour.

    2-JEFS Piper PA-32R-301T Turbo Saratoga SP (3229003)
    2-SALE Diamond DA62 (62.069)
    D-FCAE Cessna 208B (208B-1296) CAE Aviation
    EI-DMG Cessna 441 Conquest II (441-0165) Dawn Meats Group Ltd
    EI-LIM AgustaWestland AW139 (31541) Westair
    G-AHKX Avro Anson C.19/2 (1333) BAE Systems Heritage Flight
    (G-AHUJ)/R1914 Miles M.14A Hawk Trainer III (1900)
    G-ASSS Cessna 172E Skyhawk (172-51467)
    G-ATHT Victa Airtourer 115 (120)
    G-ATIS Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee C (28-2713)
    G-AVJJ Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche B (30-1420)
    G-AWFB Piper PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow (28R-30689)
    G-AXIA Beagle B121 Pup 100 (B078)
    G-AXJI Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B090)
    G-AXVM Campbell Cricket (CA.329)
    G-AYWM Victa Airtourer T.4 (A.534)
    G-AZSF Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7235048)
    G-BASJ Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee (28-7305136) Bristol Aero Club
    G-BBXW Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7415050) Bristol Aero Club
    G-BCJO Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7435272)
    G-BFDI Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7790382)
    G-BGBA Robin R.2100A (133)
    G-BGBK Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-78A0433)
    G-BHCC Cessna 172M Skyhawk (172-66711)
    G-BHGY Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7435086)
    G-BIDI Piper PA-28R-201 Arrow III (28R-7837135)
    G-BJUR Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-79A0915) ..fuselage
    G-BKCC Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee (28-7405099)
    G-BLWH Fournier RF-6B 100 (7) ..dismantled
    G-BNMB Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7615369)
    G-BNRA Socata TB10 Tobago (772)
    G-BNUN Beech 58P Baron (TJ-256)
    G-BPKM Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-7916341)
    G-BPVN Piper PA-32R-301T Turbo Saratoga SP (32R-8029073)
    G-BRBN Pitts S-1S Special (G.3)
    G-BRRP Pitts S-1S Special (7-0332)
    G-BSGK Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-7870331)
    G-BSOG Cessna 172M Skyhawk (172-63636)
    (G-BUOD)B595/W Replica Plans SE.5A (PFA 020-10474)
    G-BVHC Grob G.115D-2 (82005)
    G-BWNM Piper PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow (28R-30435)
    G-BWOH Piper PA-28-161 Cadet (2841061) Redhill Air Services Ltd
    G-BXWP Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six (32-7340088)
    G-BZHU WAG-Aero Sport Trainer (AACA/351)
    (G-BZMH/XX692/A Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (341)
    G-CALL Piper PA-23 Aztec 250F (27-7754061)
    G-CDDG Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (2816065)
    G-CDWK Robinson R44 Raven II (11116)
    G-CEMI Europa Europa XS (PFA 247-13989)
    G-CGEI Cessna 550 Citation Bravo (550-0951) Executive Aviation Services
    G-CGPY Stearman PT-13D Kaydet (75-5303)
    G-CGTE Brandli BX-2 Cherry (PFA 179-13386)
    G-CIMN Zenair STOL CH 750 (LAA 381-15301)
    G-CPXC Mudry CAP-10C (301)
    G-DCLA Schempp-Hirth HS.4 Standard Cirrus (63) ..wings/small parts only
    G-DIZY Piper PA-28R-201T Turbo Arrow III (28R-7703401)
    G-DLAK Cessna 208 (208-00340) Eggesford Ltd
    G-DOBS Van's RV-8 (PFA 303-14739)
    G-EELS Cessna 208B (208B-0619) Glass Eels Ltd
    G-EKIR Piper PA-28-161 Cadet (2841157)
    G-EWIZ Pitts S-2SE Special (S.18)
    G-FCUK Pitts S-1C Special (02)
    G-GCDC Cirrus Design SR20 G3 (2008) ..stored, fuselage
    G-GDRV Van's RV-6 (21367)
    G-GEHP Piper PA-28RT-201 Arrow IV (28R-8218014)
    G-GEZZ Bell Helicopters 206B Jet Ranger II (1301) Rivermead Aviation Ltd
    G-GFCA Piper PA-28-161 Cadet (2841100)
    G-GFCB Piper PA-28-161 Cadet (2841101)
    (G-GGRR)/XX614/I Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (272)
    G-GWAA Eurocopter EC135T2 (0174) Babcock MCS Onshore
    G-HANS Robin DR.400-108 Dauphin 80 (1384)
    G-HIVE Reims/Cessna F.150M (1186)
    G-IASB Beech B200GT King Air (BY-278) IAS Medical Ltd
    G-IBII Aerotek S-2A Special (2147)
    G-IFBP Eurocopter AS.350B2 Squirrel (9051) Frank Bird Aviation
    G-IGLZ American Champion 8KCAB Super Decathlon (914-2003)
    G-IIRV Van's RV-7A (LAA 323-15074)
    G-IUII/9111604/36 red Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111604)
    G-IZZI Cessna T182T Turbo Skylane (T182-08100)
    G-JGAR Robinson R44 Raven II (10513) Garratt Aviation Ltd
    G-JKAT Robinson R22 Beta (0566)
    G-JKHT Robinson R22 Beta II (2947) JK Helicopter Training Ltd
    G-LBRC Piper PA-28RT-201 Arrow IV (28R-7918051)
    G-LFSB Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-78A0072)
    G-LUEK Cessna 182T Skylane (182-81740)
    G-MAKN Pilatus PC-12/47E (1744) Ravenair Business Aviation Ltd
    G-MDJE Cessna 208 (208-00336) Holcombe Ltd
    G-MRPT Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S-8611)
    G-MRVP Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13403)
    G-MUSH Robinson R44 Raven II (10278) Degould Helicopters
    G-NOIL Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander (0334) Aerospace Resources
    G-OAWM Cirrus Design SR20 GTS G3 (1972)
    G-OCAC Robin R.2112 Alpha (371)
    G-OMAA Eurocopter EC135T2+ (1144) Babcock MCS Onshore
    G-OMNI Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7335130)
    G-OPFA Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14298)
    G-OPSS Cirrus Design SR20 G2 (1458)
    G-ORST Airbus Helicopters EC135 T3 (1269) Babcock MCS Onshore
    G-OSPY Cirrus Design SR20 GTS (1546)
    G-PAVL Robin R.3000 120 (170)
    G-PLAY Robin R.2112 Alpha (170)
    G-PSHU Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0597) Babcock MCS Onshore
    (G-PTBA)/466 Stearman PT-13A Kaydet (75-045)
    G-RAYM Socata TB20 Trinidad (2097)
    G-RVIZ Van's RV-12 (LAA 363-15034)
    G-RVNH Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-13952)
    G-RVTT Van's RV-7 (PFA 323-13852)
    G-SACL Tecnam P.2006T (152)
    G-SCPL Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee F (28-7725160)
    G-SDRY Cessna 525C CitationJet CJ4 (525C-0134) Flight Partner Ltd
    G-SHAR Cessna 182T Skylane (182-81636)
    G-SHED Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-7890068)
    G-SHRT Robinson R44 Raven II (10473) Hingley Aviation Ltd
    G-TEBZ Piper PA-28R-201 Arrow III (28R-7737050)
    G-TMHK Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk (38-78A0025)
    G-TRJB Beech A36AT Bonanza (E-2719)
    G-UZZI Neico Lancair LC-41-550FG (41017)
    G-VPPL Socata TB20 Trinidad (283)
    G-WIZZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B Jet Ranger II (8540) Rivermead Aviation Ltd
    G-XSDJ Europa Europa XS (PFA 247-13378)
    G-XXBH Agusta-Bell AB.206B Jet Ranger III (8596) Temchu Ltd
    G-ZZMM Enstrom 480B (5082) Fly 7 Helicopters Llp
    M-IRTH Pilatus PC-12/47E (1609) Wingmen Ltd
    M-YAKW Pilatus PC-12/47E (1639) Limbourne Ltd
    N2PD Socata TBM 930 (1141)
    N71UK Cirrus Design SR22T Carbon (1002)
    N96FL Cirrus Design SR22 GTSx G3 Turbo (2899)
    N124CP Cirrus Design SR22 GTS (3040) ..stored, fuselage
    N145DR Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V (3449240)
    N147LK Cirrus Design SR22 GTS (1687)
    N209DW Neico Lancair LC-41-550FG (41504)
    N219DW Cirrus Design SR22 GTSx G3 Turbo (3148)
    N224RC Cirrus Design SR22 G3 GTS Turbo (2919)
    N225RB Cirrus Design SR22T (0010)
    N238KA Beech B200GT King Air (BY-238) Aerodynamics Worldwide Inc
    N250CC Piper PA-24-250 Comanche (24-1931)
    N262DB Cirrus Design SR22 G3 GTS Turbo (2915)
    N264MC Cirrus Design SR22 GTS Carbon (4179)
    N285AT Cessna T303 Crusader (T303-00005)
    N464LB Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage (4622139)
    N477PM Piper PA-31 Navajo B (31-7300956)
    N520DS Diamond DA40 Diamond Star (40.620)
    N681EW Reims/Cessna F.182QSkylane (0039)
    N767CM Beech A36 Bonanza (E-2723)
    N808CA Piper PA-32R-301 Saratoga SP (3246240)
    N821CC Cirrus Design SR22 (1427)
    N852CD Cirrus Design SR22 (0219)
    N899DZ Beech B.99 (U-153) Skydive UK
    N900FZ Socata TBM 900 (1108)
    (N936CT) (1) Cirrus Design SR22 (3111) ..stored, stripped cabin
    N1424C Cessna 182T Skylane (182-81610)
    N2379C Cessna R182 Skylane RG (R182-00170)
    N3600X Cirrus Design SR22T (0491)
    N8181Y Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche B (30-1298)
    N8523Y Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche B (30-1684)
    N20249 Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV (28R-7931117)
    SE-RFH Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign (680-0059) EFS European Flight Service AB
    Unmarked Folland Gnat T.1 (unknown) ..cockpit