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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

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

    Hangar 6

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

    Hangar 7

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

    Hangar 8

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

    North Flightlines

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

    Pleasure Flights

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

    Commando Flightline

    ZA683 Boeing-Vertol Chinook HC.6A (M.7031) Royal Air Force/27 Sqn
    ZA683
    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-101
    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
    OE-XSY
    (JY-RFA)/RJF01 Extra 300LC (LC069) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    (JY-RFB)/RJF02 Extra 300LC (LC070) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    (JY-RFC)/RJF03 Extra 300LC (LC071) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    (JY-RFD)/RJF04 Extra 300LC (LC072) Royal Jordanian Falcons
    XX324 British Aerospace Hawk T.1A (41H-312149) Royal Navy/736 NAS
    XX329 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
    ZA947

    Overflight AM

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