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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:
    Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: UP-MI602 Mil Mi-26T (34001212133) Kazakhstan Emercom at Boraldai, Kazakhstan on 08/07/19 (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:
    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.
    22nd Mar - 96 pics added to Oshkosh 2018 Seaplanes & Amphibians & 37 pics added to current military
    22nd Apr - Log added for AERO Friedrichshafen 2019
    2nd May - Logs added for Germany/Switzerland tour 04/19
    5th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair and Abingdon Show
    9th May - 53 pics added to Lanseria 19/08/18
    14th May - Logs & pics added for Toulouse trip 08-10/05, logs added for Rome trip 10-12/05
    15th May - 72 pics added to Abingdon Show 05/19, 79 pics added to Speyer Museum 15/04/19
    16th May - 70 pics added to Rome trip Museum & preserved. 42 pics added to Rome-Urbe.
    24th May - Logs added for Midlands Air Festival balloons 19/05 and EBACE Geneva 20-22/05
    6th June - Log added for "Daks over Duxford"
    17th July - Logs added for Kazakhstan/Kyrygystan tour
    22nd August - Logs added for Scandinavian tour
    31st August - Logs added for LAA Rally, Sywell
    17th September - Logs added for Old Timer Fly-In Hahnweide

    Sunday, 22 April 2018

    21/04/18 - Frankfurt - Cologne - Brussels

    Last day of the Aeroprints Aero Expo Tour by StuC.
    Thanks to all present for a most enjoyable trip.

    Frankfurt - 06:00-10:00

    9A-CTH Airbus A319-112 (833) Croatia Airlines
    9V-SKQ Airbus A380-841 (79) Singapore Airlines
    9V-SKR Airbus A380-841 (82) Singapore Airlines
    A4O-SB Boeing 787-8 (42379) Oman Air
    A6-DDD Boeing 777-FFX (62744) Etihad Airways
    A6-ENH Boeing 777-31HER (41086) Emirates Airline
    A6-ETK Boeing 777-3FXER (39686) Etihad Airways
    A7-BEF Boeing 777-3DZER (60332) Qatar Airways
    A9C-AQ Airbus A320-214 (5175) Gulf Air
    B-18001 Boeing 777-309ER (43978) China Airlines
    B-2001 Boeing 777-39PER (43269) China Eastern Airlines
    B-2040 Boeing 777-39LER (38680) Air China
    B-6117 Airbus A330-243 (903) Air China
    B-6532 Airbus A330-223 (1244) China Southern Airlines
    B-KQH Boeing 777-367ER (42143) Cathay Pacific Airways
    C-FGHZ Boeing 787-9 (37169) Air Canada
    C-FITU Boeing 777-333ER (35254) Air Canada
    C-GFAH Airbus A330-343X (279) Air Canada
    EC-LPG Bombardier CRJ-1000 NG (19021) Iberia Regional
    EC-MQP Boeing 737-800/W (60588) Air Europa
    EI-DAM Boeing 737-8AS/W (33719) Ryanair
    EI-EBD Boeing 737-8AS/W (37522) Ryanair
    EI-FIL Boeing 737-8AS/W (44702) Ryanair
    EI-FOT Boeing 737-8AS/W (44730) Ryanair
    EI-FZI Boeing 737-800/W (44782) Ryanair
    EI-RDN Embraer EMB-175 STD (17000347) Alitalia
    EP-IJA Airbus A330-243 (1540) Iran Air
    ER-AXM Airbus A319-112 (1786) Air Moldova
    ET-AUC Airbus A350-941 (147) Ethiopian Airlines
    F-HBLF Embraer EMB-190 LR (19000158) HOP
    G-BNWA Boeing 767-336ER (24333) British Airways
    G-CLBA Boeing 747-428ERF (32870) CargoLogicAir
    G-EUPJ Airbus A319-131 (1232) British Airways
    G-LCYI Embraer EMB-170 STD (17000305) BA CityFlyer
    G-RJXC Embraer ERJ-145 EP (145153) bmi regional
    G-RJXM Embraer ERJ-145 MP (145216) bmi regional
    HB-IPV Airbus A319-112 (578) Swiss International Air Lines
    HS-TKM Boeing 777-3ALER (41522) Thai Airways International
    I-ADJR Embraer EMB-195 LR (19000595) Air Dolomiti
    JA790A Boeing 777-381ER (60136) All Nippon Airways
    LN-RKI Airbus A321-232 (1817) Scandinavian Airlines System
    N1201P Boeing 767-332ER/W (28458) Delta Air Lines
    N154DL Boeing 767-3P6ER/W (25241) Delta Air Lines
    N181DN Boeing 767-332ER/W (25986) Delta Air Lines
    N2136U Boeing 777-300ER (62648) United Airlines
    N220UA Boeing 777-222ER (30223) United Airlines
    N282AY Airbus A330-243 (1069) American Airlines
    N2846U Boeing 777-300ER (64990) United Airlines
    N765AN Boeing 777-223ER (32879) American Airlines
    N782UA Boeing 777-222ER (26948) United Airlines
    N783UA Boeing 777-222ER (26950) United Airlines
    OD-MEA Airbus A330-243 (984) Middle East Airlines
    OE-LBT Airbus A320-214 (1387) Austrian
    OE-LGF de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402 (4068) Austrian
    OE-LMK Embraer EMB-170 ST (17000150) Peoples Viennaline
    OE-LWF Embraer EMB-195 LR (19000447) Austrian
    OE-LWK Embraer EMB-195 LR (19000523) Austrian
    OH-LVD Airbus A319-112 (1352) Finnair
    OK-KFP ATR 42-500 (639) CSA Czech Airlines
    P4-SOM Boeing 737-93YER/W (40889) Somon Air
    PH-EXA Embraer EMB-190 STD (19000655) KLM cityhopper
    S5-AAX Airbus A319-111 (1000) Adria Airways
    SP-LNB Embraer EMB-195 LR (19000444) LOT Polish Airlines
    SU-BTM Airbus A320-214 (4320) Air Cairo
    SU-TCF Airbus A320-232 (1561) flyEgypt
    SU-TMH Boeing 737-8GJ/W (34903) flyEgypt
    TC-ACF Boeing 747-481BDSF (25645) Saudi Arabian Airlines
    TC-JTI Airbus A321-231SL (7089) Turkish Airlines
    TC-LOD Airbus A330-343E (1554) Turkish Airlines
    TS-INQ Airbus A320-214 (2158) Nouvelair Tunisie
    UK67005 Boeing 767-33PER (40533) Uzbekistan Airways
    V5-ANO Airbus A330-243 (1451) Air Namibia
    VN-A891 Airbus A350-941 (67) Vietnam Airlines
    VN-A896 Airbus A350-941 (192) Vietnam Airlines
    VQ-BIA Boeing 747-4KZFSCD (36785) AirBridgeCargo
    YL-LCU Airbus A320-214 (1762) easyJet Airline
    YL-RAH Saab 340A (081) RAF Avia
    YR-BGI Boeing 737-78J/W (28439) Tarom
    ZS-SND Airbus A340-642 (531) South African Airways

    Cologne - 11:50-13:00

    10+23 Airbus A310-304 (503) German Air Force
    10+25 Airbus A310-304 (484) German Air Force
    15+02 Airbus ACJ319-133X (4060) German Air Force
    16+01 Airbus A340-313X (274) German Air Force
    16+02 Airbus A340-313X (355) German Air Force
    CN-NMI Airbus A320-214 (5206) Air Arabia Maroc
    D-ACNK Bombardier CRJ-900 LR NG (15251) Lufthansa Regional
    D-AGWJ Airbus A319-132 (3375) Eurowings
    D-AGWX Airbus A319-132 (5569) Eurowings
    D-AIPW Airbus A320-211 (137) Eurowings
    D-AIQB Airbus A320-211 (200) Eurowings
    D-ATWO Canadair Challenger 604 (5539) Air Alliance Express GmbH
    D-AXGB Airbus A330-203 (684) Eurowings
    D-AXGE Airbus A330-202 (612) Eurowings
    D-CNAF Swearingen Metro III (AC-505B) BinAir
    D-EOKB Mooney M.20R Ovation (29-0122) Private
    D-HDOM MBB-BK 117D-2 (20027) ADAC Luftrettung GmbH
    EC-LOF British Aerospace Bae.146-300QT (E3150) ASL Airlines Spain
    EI-DWJ Boeing 737-8AS/W (36077) Ryanair
    EI-SLU ATR 72-202F (364) ASL Airlines Ireland
    EI-SOA ATR 72-202F (265) ASL Airlines Ireland
    LZ-CGV Boeing 737-405SF (25795) Cargo Air
    LZ-CGX Boeing 737-43QSF (28489) Cargo Air
    N273UP McDonnell MD-11F (48574) United Parcel Service
    N336UP Boeing 767-34AF/W (37857) United Parcel Service
    N431UP Boeing 757-24APF (25462) United Parcel Service
    N709EL Beech 400A (RK-52) DFS Furniture Company
    N842FD Boeing 777-FHT (38969) FedEx Express
    N858FD Boeing 777-FS2 (37729) FedEx Express
    N861FD Boeing 777-FS2 (37732) FedEx Express
    OE-HRS Bombardier Challenger 350 (20504) Avcon Jet AG
    OY-SRG Boeing 767-219ERBDSF (23328) Star Air
    OY-SRH Boeing 767-204ERBDSF (24457) Star Air
    OY-SRI Boeing 767-25EBDSF (27193) Star Air
    OY-SRL Boeing 767-232BDSF (22219) Star Air
    OY-SRO Boeing 767-25EBDSF (27194) Star Air
    OY-SRP Boeing 767-232BDSF (22220) Star Air
    OY-SRW Boeing 767-346F/W (35818) Star Air
    SP-SPA ATR 72-202F (246) SprintAir
    SP-SPG ATR 72-202F (488) SprintAir
    SP-SPH ATR 72-202 (489) SprintAir
    VP-BCK Boeing 737-46QSF (28758) Atran

    Brussels - 15:20-16:15

    A6-EQJ Boeing 777-300ER (42355) Emirates Airline
    CS-TTB Airbus A319-111 (755) TAP Air Portugal
    D-AEAM Airbus A300B4-622RF (797) DHL Air
    EC-MAI Airbus A320-214SL (6045) Vueling Airlines
    EI-EKA Boeing 737-8AS/W (35022) Ryanair
    EI-FWB Sukhoi Su-95B Superjet 100 (95108) Brussels Airlines
    EI-RND Embraer EMB-190-100 (19000512) Alitalia
    G-11 MDH MD-900 Explorer (900-00045) Belgian Police
    G-EUPV Airbus A319-131 (1423) British Airways
    G-RJXH Embraer ERJ-145EP (145442) bmi regional
    HB-JVM Embraer EMB-190LR (19000349) Helvetic Airways
    HL7620 Boeing 747-419BDSF (29375) Asiana Airlines
    LZ-ADV McDonnell-Douglas DC-9-82 (53053) ALK Airlines
    M-OLTT Pilatus PC-12/47E (1063) One Luxury Travel LP
    OO-FYS Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3 (525B0197) Luxaviation Belgium
    OO-SNH Airbus A320-214 (2207) Brussels Airlines
    OO-SNM Airbus A320-214 (2003) Brussels Airlines
    OO-SSW Airbus A319-111 (3255) Brussels Airlines
    SX-DNA Airbus A320-232SL (6655) Aegean Airlines
    TC-TLA Boeing 737-4Q8 (25107) Tailwind Airlines