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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, Sun'n'Fun Florida, Air Expo Friedrichshafen, Rome, Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Sliac/Zeltweg Shows

    Header Picture: N110JY Yakovlev Yak-110 at Oshkosh on 24/07/18 (credit Matthew Blunt)

    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.

    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
    30th Sept - Logs & pics added for Cotswold Airport Revival Show
    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 07/08/18
    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

    Sunday, 1 July 2018

    16/06/18 - Keski-Suomen Ilmailumuseo, Tikkakoski

    Visited by Stu & Pat.


    (1709) Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5 (1C-1709)

    DK-270 SAAB Sk35CS Draken (35812)

    GN-104 Folland Gnat F.1 (FL19)

    HS-1 Mil Mi-8T (13301)

    MK-126 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (51699410)

    (MY-5) Valtion Myrsky II (II/4) ..frame outside restoration room


    3C.30 Breguet Br.XIVA2 (unknown)

    8F.12 Gordou-Leseurre GL.22B3 (60)

    BW-372 Brewster B.239 (39)

    DK-223 SAAB J35XS Draken (351312)

    DK-233 SAAB J35FS Draken (35443) ..cockpit

    DO-4 Douglas C-47A-30-DK (25515/14070)

    (F3) Thulin D (unknown) ..fuselage

    (FM-33)/33 Valmet CM-170R Magister (FM-33) ..cockpit

    FM-45/A Valmet CM-170R Magister (FM-45)

    FR-110/7 Fokker D.XXI (III/1 1)

    GN-101 Folland Gnat F.1 (FL8)

    HC-452/5 Hawker Hurricane I (41H-11096)

    HR-1 Mil Mi-4 (7114)

    MA-24 Martinsyde F.4A Buzzard (unknown)

    MG-92 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (741721)

    MG-136 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis (N75098129) ..cockpit

    MU-4 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI (722375)

    (MY-9) Valtion Myrsky II (II/13) ..frame in restoration room

    NH-4 Ilyushin IL-28R (1106)

    (OH-113)/OH-WAB Jacobs DFS 108-68 Weihe (201)

    OH-258 PZL-Bielsko SZD-22C Mucha Standard (674)

    OH-EJA de Havilland DH-60X Hermes Moth (10/VL)

    OH-HRC Mil Mi-1M (1811)

    (OH-SZO)/SZ-4 Focke-Wulf Fw.44J Stieglitz (2895)

    PM-1 Valtion Pyorremyrsky (1)

    SF-2 SAAB S.91D Safir (91-348)

    (SF-8) SAAB S.91D Safir (91-354) ..front fuselage

    VH-18 Valmet Vihuri II (II/17)

    VT-8 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (15719)

    Unknown Bristol Blenheim I (unknown) ..cockpit
    Blenheim Nose

    Unregistered Päätalo Tiira (unknown)
    Päätalo Tiira

    From photos posted on the internet, the following were identifiable in the non-public storage yard/tents

    DK-262 SAAB Sk35CS Draken (35823)
    MK-103 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21U (1416)
    MK-105 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516917001)
    OH-MFB Malmo MFI-9 Junior (12)
    PR-2 Percival P.66 Pembroke C.53 (P.66/70)