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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.

    Sunday, 22 April 2018

    15/04/18 - Dusseldorf - Frankfurt - Nuremberg - Munich

    Day 2 of the Aeroprints Aero Expo Tour by StuC.

    Dusseldorf - 07:00-10:30

    9H-AEP Airbus A320-214 (3056) Air Malta
    9V-SMI Airbus A350-941 (77) Singapore Airlines
    A6-EYL Airbus A330-243 (809) Etihad Airways
    B-6503 Airbus A330-343E (1333) Air China
    C-FDBJ Gulfstream G450 (4308) Aviation Starlink
    D-AIKB Airbus A330-343X (576) Lufthansa
    D-ASPI Airbus A320-214 (1054) Small Planet Airlines Germany
    D-ASXO Boeing 737-8HX/W (29649) SunExpress Germany
    D-AZUC Boeing 767-33AER (25535) Azur Air Germany
    D-CAWM Cessna 560XL Citation XLS+ (560-6002) Aerowest Flugcharter GmbH
    EI-DVM Airbus A320-214 (4634) Aer Lingus
    EI-RDE Embraer EMB-175 STD (17000335) Alitalia
    EP-MMA Airbus A340-311 (20) Mahan Air
    F-HBXG Embraer EMB-170 STD (17000301) HOP
    HB-IJN Airbus A320-214 (643) Swiss International Air Lines
    HB-JVR Embraer EMB-190 LR (19000435) Helvetic Airways
    LZ-BHG Airbus A320-232 (2844) Jazeera Airways
    OE-LXA Airbus A320-216 (3295) Austrian
    OH-LXD Airbus A320-214 (1588) Finnair
    PH-EXL Embraer EMB-175 STD (17000633) KLM cityhopper
    SP-LNC Embraer EMB-195 LR (19000462) LOT Polish Airlines
    SU-AAD Airbus A320-214 (4890) Air Arabia Egypt
    SU-BSM Airbus A320-214 (3626) Air Cairo
    SU-TCF Airbus A320-232 (1561) flyEgypt
    SX-SOF Airbus A320-232 (2479) Orange2fly
    TC-JNP Airbus A330-343E (1307) Turkish Airlines
    TC-SNZ Boeing 737-86N/W (28616) SunExpress
    VP-BTI Airbus A320-214SL (5873) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VQ-BAU Airbus A319-111 (1851) Rossiya Russian Airlines
    YL-LCN Airbus A320-211 (662) easyJet Airline

    Frankfurt - 13:00-14:00..excluding Lufthansa

    4O-AOP Fokker F100 (11332) Montenegro Airlines
    9K-AOH Boeing 777-300ER (62565) Kuwait Airways
    A6-AFB Airbus A330-343E (1081) Etihad Airways
    A6-EUA Airbus A380-861 (211) Emirates Airline
    A6-EUA
    A7-BEG Boeing 777-3DZER (60333) Qatar Airways
    A7-BEG
    B-2026 Boeing 777-F1B (41635) China Southern Cargo
    B-2026
    B-2042 Boeing 777-F1B (41633) China Southern Airlines
    B-2082 Boeing 777-F6N (37716) China Cargo Airlines
    B-2090 Boeing 777-39LER (38669) Air China
    B-2475 Boeing 747-4FTF (34239) Air China Cargo Airlines
    B-3246 Bombardier Global 6000 (9712) Wanfeng General Aviation Co
    B-5913 Airbus A330-343E (1509) Air China
    B-7367 Boeing 777-300ER (43281) China Eastern Airlines
    B-KPA Boeing 777-367ER (36154) Cathay Pacific Airways
    C-FRSE Boeing 787-9 (37181) Air Canada
    CS-TKK Airbus A320-214 (2390) Azores Airlines
    D-ASEF Airbus A320-214 (4974) SundAir
    EI-DPX Boeing 737-8AS/W (35553) Ryanair
    EI-DPX
    EI-FOT Boeing 737-8AS/W (44730) Ryanair
    EI-RDI Embraer EMB-175 STD (17000340) Alitalia
    ET-AUC Airbus A350-941 (147) Ethiopian Airlines
    EW-290PA Boeing 737-5Q8 (27629) Belavia
    HA-LXG Airbus A321-231SL (7182) Wizz Air
    HS-TUF Airbus A380-841 (131) Thai Airways International
    I-ADJT Embraer EMB-195 LR (19000606) Air Dolomiti
    M-ASHI Challenger 605 (5765) Orascom Aviation
    N2331U Boeing 777-300ER (62642) United Airlines
    OE-LDC Airbus A319-112 (2262) Austrian
    OE-LDC
    OE-LXE Airbus A320-216 (3532) Austrian
    PH-EXK Embraer EMB-175 STD (17000629) KLM cityhopper
    S5-AAX Airbus A319-111 (1000) Adria Airways
    SU-GEK Boeing 737-800/W (63803) Egypt Air
    TC-JPF Airbus A320-232 (2984) Turkish Airlines
    TC-JRY Airbus A321-231 (5083) Turkish Airlines
    TC-NBI Airbus A320-251NSL (7429) Pegasus Airlines
    TC-SOF Boeing 737-800/W (61191) SunExpress
    TS-SOF
    TF-FIX Boeing 757-308/W (29434) Icelandair
    UR-PSF Boeing 737-84R/W (38120) Ukraine International Airlines
    V5-ANO Airbus A330-243 (1451) Air Namibia
    VN-A893 Airbus A350-941 (129) Vietnam Airlines
    VP-BIM Boeing 747-4HAERF (35237) AirBridgeCargo
    VP-BIM
    VP-BKZ Airbus A321-211SL (8205) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VP-CVK Gulfstream G550 (5092) Jet Aviation Business Jets AG

    Nuremberg - 16:00-17:15

    D-ABAF Boeing 737-86J/W (30878) TUIfly
    D-ABOK Boeing 757-330/W (29020) Condor Flugdienst
    D-ABQO de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402 (4129) Eurowings
    D-AFAA Canadair Challenger 604 (5397) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-AFAB Canadair Challenger 604 (5378) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-AFAC Canadair Challenger 604 (5416) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-AXTM Bombardier Global Express (9102) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-BADA Dornier Do.328-310 Jet (3224) Aero-Dienst
    D-CFAT Learjet 60 (60-161) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-CFAX Learjet 60 (60-249) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-CFAY Learjet 35A (35A-084) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-CPMU Learjet 60 (60-032) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-CSLT Learjet 60 (60-200) FAI Rent-a-Jet AG
    D-CURE Learjet 60XR (60-379) Aero-Dienst
    D-EACK Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP (172S9969) Private
    D-EFNN Mooney M.20E Chaparral (21-1178) Private
    D-EGHZ Beech V35B Bonanza (D-10024) Private
    D-HDRU Eurocopter EC135 P2+ (0790) DRF Luftrettung
    D-HDSJ Airbus Helicopters H145 (20104) Luftrettung
    D-ISCV Cessna 525A CitationJet CJ2+ (525A0429) Christine Volkmann
    EI-FOP Boeing 737-8AS/W (44723) Ryanair
    EI-FZB Boeing 737-800/W (44775) Ryanair
    G-LTSK Canadair Challenger 605 (5872) TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd
    G-RJXG Embraer ERJ-145EP (145390) bmi regional
    HA-LXC Airbus A321-231SL (6976) Wizz Air
    LX-NYO Bombardier Global Express (9084) Global Jet Luxembourg SA
    N256LC Cirrus SR22 (3858) Private
    OK-JDM Learjet 60XR (60-330) ABS Jets
    T7-SCI Learjet 45 (45-033) Cubango Safari Services Lda
    TC-AEK Learjet 60XR (60-401) Turkish Ministry of Health
    TC-KLC Learjet 60XR (60-395) Kuanta Air

    Munich - 19:00-22:00 ..excluding Lufthansa/Eurowings/Dolomiti etc

    4X-EKF Boeing 737-8HX/W (29638) EL AL
    9A-CQA de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402 (4205) Croatia Airlines
    A4O-DI Airbus A330-343E (1582) Oman Air
    A6-EDA Airbus A380-861 (11) Emirates Airline
    CS-PHC Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 (50500214) NetJets Europe
    CS-TNG Airbus A320-214 (945) TAP Air Portugal
    D-ASXR Boeing 737-86J/W (30827) SunExpress Germany
    D-IANA Beech B200 King Air (BB-1517) Euro Link GmbH
    D-IICE Beech B200 King Air (BB-269) Euro Link GmbH
    EC-KHM Airbus A319-111 (3209) Iberia
    EI-FPW Bombardier CRJ-900 LR NG (15443) Scandinavian Airlines System
    ES-ACF Bombardier CRJ-701ER (10085) Nordica
    G-EUOE Airbus A319-131 (1574) British Airways
    G-EZGR Airbus A319-111 (4837) easyJet Airline
    G-EZIR Airbus A319-111 (2527) easyJet Airline
    G-RJXK Embraer ERJ-145ER (145494) bmi regional
    HB-JCJ Bombardier CS300 (55025) Swiss International Air Lines
    HB-JVG Fokker F100 (11478) Helvetic Airways
    JA876A Boeing 787-9 (34532) All Nippon Airways
    LN-NHC Boeing 737-7JP/W (41128) Norwegian
    LN-RRO Boeing 737-683 (28288) Scandinavian Airlines System
    N347BD Dassault Falcon 7X (248) Beckton Dickinson & Co
    OE-LBZ Airbus A320-214 (5181) Austrian
    OE-LWO Embraer EMB-195 LR (19000555) Austrian
    OE-LYW Airbus A319-132 (4998) Eurowings Europe
    OK-GLF Gulfstream G200 (167) Eclair Aviation
    OK-MEK Airbus A319-112 (3043) Eurowings
    OK-PET Airbus A319-112 (4258) Eurowings
    PH-BGQ Boeing 737-7K2/W (39256) KLM
    PH-XRC Boeing 737-7K2/W (29347) Transavia
    S5-AAX Airbus A319-111 (1000) Adria Airways
    SP-LLE Boeing 737-45D (27914) LOT Polish Airlines
    SX-DGD Airbus A320-232 (4065) Aegean Airlines
    TC-JMM Airbus A321-231 (2916) Turkish Airlines
    YL-BBS Boeing 737-31S (29267) Air Baltic
    YR-BAF Boeing 737-322 (24453) Blue Air
    YR-BGK Boeing 737-800/W (63702) Tarom
    ZS-SNI Airbus A340-642 (630) South African Airways