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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: MM7359/32-09 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Italian Air Force at Kleine Brogel on 09/09/18

    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.
    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

    Saturday, 7 July 2018

    07/07/18 - Yeovilton Air Day

    Attended by Stu.

    Static

    07 blue Aeritalia C-27J (4139) Lithuanian Air Force/Transporto Esk
    16 blue Aero Vodochody L-39ZA (395403) Lithuanian Air Force
    18 Airbus Helicopters NH-90 NFH (1340) French Navy/31F
    23 blue Mil Mi-8T (99050203) Lithuanian Air Force
    213/MAJ Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5668) Qatar Emiri Air Force/12 Transport Sqn
    276 Westland Lynx HAS.2(FN) (074) French Navy/34F
    130614 Lockheed CC-130J-30 Hercules (5687) Royal Canadian Air Force/436 Sqn
    168764/LD-764 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (42260) United States Navy/VP-10
    60+06 Lockheed P-3C CUP Orion (5769) German Navy/MFG-3
    96-0002 McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster III (P34) United States Air Force/437 AW
    (DP872) Fairey Barracuda II (unknown) Fleet Air Arm Museum, under restoration in museum side building
    ET-198 General Dynamics F-16BM Fighting Falcon (6G-14) Royal Danish Air Force/Esk 727/730
    (G-AHKX)/TX176 Avro Anson C.19/2 (1333) BAE Systems Heritage Flight
    (G-ANHX)/TW519/AO-R Auster 5D (2064)
    G-ATGY Socata GY-80-160 Horizon (121)
    (G-BARS)/1377 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0557)
    (G-BCPU)/WP973 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0839)
    (G-BNGE)/TW536 Auster AOP.6 (1925)
    (G-BURR)/WZ706 Auster AOP.9 (B5/10/32)
    G-BUUF Slingsby T.67MII Firefly (2116)
    (G-BVGE)/XJ729 Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA100)
    (G-BWMK)/T8191 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (84483)
    G-BYXS/XS Grob G.115E Tutor (82178/E) Babcock Aerospace/727 NAS
    (G-CBAN)/XX668/I Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (BH.120-326)
    G-CBDM Tecnam P.92 Echo EM (PFA 318-13756)
    (G-CIBW)/XT626/Q Westland Scout AH.1 (F9632) Army Air Corps Historic Flight
    (G-CICR)/XR244 Auster AOP.9 (B5/10/181) Army Air Corps Historic Flight
    (G-CVIX)/XP924/E-134 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen D.3 (10125) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    G-ESSL Cessna 182R Skylane (18267947)
    G-ETPD Grob G.120TP-A (11126) QinetiQ/ETPS
    G-ETPH Airbus Helicopters AS.350B3 (8485) QinetiQ/ETPS
    (G-KAXT)/XT787 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F9669)
    G-LOCH Piper J3C-65 Cub (12687)
    (G-YAKX)/27 red Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111307)
    (G-ZZLE)/XX436/CU-39 Aerospatiale SA.341C Gazelle HT.2 (1402)
    M-3 Sud Aviation SA.316B Alouette III (1817) Belgian Marine Component/40 Sqn/SAR Flt
    N-258 Airbus Helicopters NH-90 NFH (1258) Royal Netherlands Navy/860 Sqn
    N5308G/0-16957 Cessna O-1A Bird Dog (22829) Private
    S-456 Eurocopter AS.532U2 Cougar (2456) Royal Netherlands Air Force/300 Sqn
    VR930/Q-110 Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 (unknown) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    WK608/Y-906 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 (C1/0617) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    WV856/163 Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6 (AW6101) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    XL812 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5097) Army Air Corps Reserve Collection
    XT765/J Westland Wessex HU.5 (WA487) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    XT778/430 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F9660) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    XV586/R-010 McDonnell-Douglas F-4K Phantom FG.1 (3317) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    XV666 Westland Sea King HU.5SAR (WA654) Heli Operations
    XX157/CU British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (41H-312003) Royal Navy/736 NAS
    XZ574 Westland Sea King HAS.6 (WA842) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    (ZH800)/"ZH801"/001 British Aerospace Sea Harrier F/A .2 (NB05) Fleet Air Arm Museum
    ZH847/CU AgustaWestland Merlin HM.2 (50111) Royal Navy/814 NAS
    ZM306 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11118) Affinity/3 FTS
    ZZ390 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (487) Army Air Corps/1 Regt
    ZZ407 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (477) Army Air Corps/1 Regt
    ZZ500 Beech Avenger T.1 (FL-597) Royal Navy/750 NAS
    ZZ522 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (529) Royal Navy/825 NAS
    ZZ528 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (535) Royal Navy/825 NAS

    Hangar 6

    ZJ129/N AgustaWestland Merlin HC.4 (50167) Royal Navy/845 NAS
    ZJ136/U AgustaWestland Merlin HC.3i (50191) Royal Navy/846 NAS

    Hangar 7

    G-BYVF/VF Grob G.115E Tutor (82116/E) Babcock Aerospace/727 NAS
    ZH842 AgustaWestland Merlin HM.2 (50091) Royal Navy/824 NAS
    ZZ378 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (497) Royal Navy

    Hangar 8

    (G-FDHB)/1264 Bristol Scout C Replica (PFA 353-14755)
    NF389 Fairey Swordfish III (unknown) Royal Navy Historic Flight, parts under restoration

    North Flightlines

    5 Dassault Falcon 50MS (5) French Navy/24F
    19 Dassault Rafale F.2 (19) French Navy/11F
    34 Dassault Rafale F.2 (34) French Navy/11F
    9239 SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (39239) Czech Air Force/211.tl
    188776 McDonnell-Douglas CF-188A (ECP) Hornet (525) Royal Canadian Air Force/433 Sqn
    188783 McDonnell-Douglas CF-188A (ECP) Hornet (567) Royal Canadian Air Force/433 Sqn
    F-AZLT/32 Morane-Saulnier MS.760 Paris (32) Armor Aero Passion
    F-AZPF/28 Fouga CM-175 Zephyr (28) Association Francais d Avions Historique
    (G-ADND)/W9385/YG-L/3 de Havilland DH-87B Hornet Moth (8097)
    G-ATXD Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche B (30-1166)
    G-BAMY Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (28R-7335015)
    G-BOJW Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-7716038)
    (G-BZME)/XX698/9 Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (BH.120-347)
    (G-CBSI)/XZ934 Aerospatiale SA.341D Gazelle HT.3 (1736)
    (G-CBSK)/ZB627/A Aerospatiale SA.341D Gazelle HT.3 (1914)
    G-CHSY Aeroprakt A.22LS Long Ranger (LAA 317B-15186)
    G-CVLN AutoGyro Europe Cavalon (RSUK/CVLN/003)
    G-EFIZ Christen S-2B Special (5224)
    G-EWIZ Pitts S-2SE Special (S.18)
    G-IASM Beech B200 King Air (BB-521) 2Excel Aviation Ltd
    (G-KAMY)/285068 North American AT-6D Texan (88-16849)
    (G-RNHF)/VX281/VL-120 Hawker Sea Fury T.20S (ES.3615) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    G-SCPI Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (LAA 338-14855)
    G-TECM Tecnam P.92 Echo EM (PFA 318-13667)
    G-YROL AutoGyro Europe Cavalon (RSUK/CVLN/009)
    (N104CJ)/18 red Mikoyan-Gurevich SBLim-2 (1A-01004) Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
    W5856/4A Fairey Swordfish IV (unknown) Royal Navy Historic Flight
    XX219 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (41H-312055) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX242 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (41H-312078) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX245 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (41H-312081) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX278 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (41H-312103) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX310 British Aerospace Hawk T.1W (41H-312135) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX311 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (41H-312136) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX319 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (41H-312144) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX322 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (41H-312147) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    XX325 British Aerospace Hawk T.1 (41H-312150) Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    ZA126/91 Westland Sea King ASaC.7 (WA887) Royal Navy/849 NAS

    Pleasure Flights

    G-BYBI Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (3668) Castle Air Ltd
    G-LONE Bell Helicopters 206L-1 Long Ranger (45729) Central Helicopters
    G-TREE Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (2826) Heliflight (UK) Ltd
    G-VVBO Bell Helicopters 206L-3 Jet Ranger III (51284) Nugent Aviation Ltd

    Commando Flightline

    ZA683 Boeing-Vertol Chinook HC.6A (M.7031) Royal Air Force/27 Sqn
    ZJ118/B AgustaWestland Merlin HC.3i (50049) Royal Navy/846 NAS
    ZJ130/O AgustaWestland Merlin HC.3i (50169) Royal Navy/846 NAS
    ZZ380 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (499) Royal Navy/815 NAS
    ZZ384 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (503) Royal Marines/847 NAS
    ZZ408 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (478) Royal Marines/847 NAS
    ZZ533 Westland Wildcat HMA.2 (541) Royal Navy/815 NAS

    South Flightlines

    520 General Dynamics F-16CG Fighting Falcon (XK-21) Greek Air Force/343 Mira
    529 General Dynamics F-16CG Fighting Falcon (XK-30) Greek Air Force/343 Mira
    D-HTDM Bolkow Bo-105CB-4 (S-140) The Flying Bulls GmbH
    E-607 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6F-42) Royal Danish Air Force/Esk 727 / 730
    FA-101 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-101) Belgian Air Component/2 Wing
    FA-129 General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon (6H-129) Belgian Air Component/2 Wing
    G-BTLG Piper PA-28R 200 Cherokee Arrow (28R-35811)
    (OE-XSY)/XG545 Bristol B.171 Sycamore Mk.52 (13475) The Flying Bulls Gmbh
    RJF 01 Extra 330LX (LC069) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    RJF 02 Extra 330LX (LC070) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    RJF 03 Extra 330LX (LC071) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    RJF 04 Extra 330LX (LC072) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    XX324 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (41H-312149) Royal Navy/736 NAS
    XX329/CU British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (41H-312153) Royal Navy/736 NAS
    ZK352/352 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (BS113) Royal Air Force/29 Sqn
    ZK363/363 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (BS124) Royal Air Force/29 Sqn

    Flying only

    ZA947 Douglas C-47A Dakota (10200) Royal Air Force/BBMF

    Overflight AM

    OE-FDN Short SC-7 Skyvan 3M-400 (SH1964) Pink Aviation Services, photo shoot with Chinook