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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
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    Sunday, 1 July 2018

    14/06/18 - Suomen Ilmailumuseo, Helsinki

    Visited by Stu & Pat.

    Outside

    OH-COO Cessna 172C (172-48855)
    OH-COO

    OH-LCD Douglas DC-3 (19309)
    OH-LCD

    MG-135 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis (N75084554)
    MG-135

    Inside

    13 Kassel 12A (1)
    13

    (45)/"15" Northrop KD2R-5 Shelduck (unknown)
    15

    CA-84 Caudron C.60 Aiglon (24)
    CA-84

    DK-206/35245 SAAB J35BS Draken (35245)
    DK-206

    (G-36)/IL Schneider ESG-9 (22)
    G-36

    (GA-58) Gloster Gamecock II (15) ..rear fuselage
    GA-58

    H-5 Harakka I (5/46)
    H-5

    H-56 Harakka II (24)
    H-56

    HK-1 PZL-Swidnik SM-1-600Sz (A07029)
    HK-1

    HR-3 Mil Mi-4 (09114)

    IL-2 Ilmailuvoimien A.22 Hansa (2)
    IL-2

    (MT-208) Messerschmitt Bf.109G-2 (14743) ..forward fuselage wreck
    MT-208

    (OH-134)/OH-OAA Jacobs DFS 108-70 Olympia-Meise (1745)
    OH-134

    (OH-152)/OH-PAR PIK PIK-5b Cumulus (16)
    OH-152

    OH-177 PZL-Bielsko SZD-9bis Bocian 1C (P.284)
    OH-177

    OH-201 PIK PIK-3c Kajava (3)
    OH-201

    (OH-204)/OH-KCC PZL-Bielsko SZD-10bis Czapla (W-51)
    OH-204

    (OH-282)/OH-VLK LET L-13N-10 Blanik (172620)
    OH-282

    (OH-318)/OH-KYC PIK PIK-12 Gabriel (3)
    OH-318

    OH-355/64 Fibera KK-1e Utu (13)
    OH-355

    OH-368 Fibera KK-1e Utu (21/68)
    OH-368

    OH-425X/FN Molino PIK-20 (20001)
    OH-425X

    OH-520X/TC Tervamaki JT-6 (01)
    OH-520X

    OH-571 PIK PIK-16C Vasama (38)
    OH-571

    OH-BAA Schneider DFS 108-49 Grunau Baby (12/43)
    OH-BAA

    OH-BAR Schneider DFS 108-49 Grunau Baby (27)
    OH-BAR

    OH-BBA Beech B55 Baron (TC-261)
    OH-BBA

    OH-BFA Mignet HM.14 Pou-du-Ciel Replica (1)
    OH-BFA

    OH-FSA Fieseler Fi.156K-1 Storch (4230)
    OH-FSA

    OH-HIA Bell Helicopters 47D-1 (646)
    OH-HIA

    OH-HKA Heinonen HK-1 Keltiainen (1)
    OH-HKA

    (OH-IVA) Cameron Balloon V-56 (780) ..basket and envelope
    OH-IVA

    OH-KLA Klemm L 25a (137)
    OH-KLA

    (OH-KUA)/OH-VKL Karhumaki Karhu 48B (6)
    OH-KUA

    OH-LRB Convair 440-40 (73)
    OH-LRB

    OH-MVL de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (141)
    OH-MVL

    OH-PJN Piper PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow (28R-30885)
    OH-PJN

    OH-PXA PIK PIK-10 Motooribaby (1)
    OH-PXA

    OH-SAA WWS WWS.1 Salamandra (147)
    OH-SAA

    (OH-SME)/"SM-153" Letov S-218A4 Smolik (26/VL)
    OH-SME

    OH-TEA Ecklund TE-1b (1)
    OH-TEA

    OH-U017 Mahe Scout (012)
    OH-U017

    OH-VII Valtion Viima II (VI-21)
    OH-VII

    OH-VKB Douglas DC-3A-214 (1975)
    OH-VKB

    OH-VKU Lockheed 18-56 Lodestar (18-2006)
    OH-VKU

    (OH-XMH) Kaseva VK3-1 (1) ..balloon basket only
    OH-XMH

    OH-XQA Quickie Aircraft Corp. Quickie Q-1 (1049)
    OH-XQA

    OH-XYY Kokkola Ko-04 Gyrocopter (01)
    OH-XYY

    OH-YKA PIK PIK-3a Kanttikolmonen (1)
    OH-YKA

    OH-YMA/11 PIK PIK-11 Tumpuu (1)
    OH-YMA

    PY-27 Valtion Pyry II (26)
    PY-27

    SA-122 Valtion Saaski II (II/5)
    SA-122

    SF-9/9 SAAB S.91D Safir (91-355)
    SF-9

    SG-1 Schneider DFS 108-14 SG-38 Schulgleiter (1)
    SG-1

    TU-178 Valtion Tuisku (29)
    TU-178

    UT-1 Polikarpov I-16 UTI-4 (unknown)
    UT-1

    VA-2 de Havilland DH-100 Vampire FB.52 (V.0692)
    VA-2

    (VH-25) Valmet Vihuri II (II/24) ..cockpit
    VH-25

    VT-9 de Havilland DH-100 Vampire T.55 (15720)
    VT-9

    Unmarked Adaridi AD3 (unknown)
    Adaridi AD3

    Unmarked Blomqvist & Nyberg Monoplane (unknown)
    Blomqvist & Nyberg Monoplane

    Unmarked Kyrölän Koekone (1)
    Koekone

    Unmarked Schleicher Ka.6E (unknown) ..unfinished ? fuselage
    Schleicher Ka.6E

    Unmarked Schneider DFS 108-14 SG-38 Schulgleiter (unknown) ..fuselage, type unconfirmed
    Glider Frame

    Unmarked Draken Simulator ..as stated on board, but doesn't look like a Draken nose, based on what type ?
    Draken Sim

    Restoration area, behind curtain

    Unmarked IVL K.1 Kurki (1) ..under restoration
    K.1 Kurki

    Outside storage area

    (BL-180) Bristol Blenheim I (V/20) ..rear fuselage/tail only
    BL-180

    MG-111 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis (N75064540) ..cockpit
    MG-111

    (OH-FCJ/FK315) Fairchild UC-61 Argus (324) ..fuselage frame
    OH-FCJ ?

    OH-LCA Douglas DC-3 (9799) ..tail only
    OH-LCA

    (TU-169) Valtion Tuisku (20) ..fuselage frame
    TU-169

    Unmarked Fairchild UC-61 Argus (unknown) ..fuselage frame
    UC-61 Argus