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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

    Thursday, 19 July 2018

    16/07/18 - Farnborough Air Show

    Attended on the first trade day by Rich & Stu.

    Static

    16703 CASA 295M (047) Portuguese Air Force/Esq 502
    16703
    168433/LD-433 Boeing P-8A Poseidon (40813) United States Navy/VP-10
    168433
    92-1535 Lockheed C-130J Hercules (5324) United States Air Force ..testbed for engine upgrade
    92-1535
    96-0205/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (E215) United States Air Force/48th FW
    96-0205
    07-8609/RS Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5623) United States Air Force/86th AW/37th AS
    07-8609
    08-05550 McD-D Helicopters AH-64D Apache (PVD550) United States Army/1-3rd AVN
    08-05550
    13-08436 Boeing-Vertol CH-47F Chinook (M.8436) United States Army/1-214th AVN
    13-08436
    16-010 TAI Anka (unknown) Turkish Aerospace Industries
    16-010
    A7-ANB Airbus A350-1041 (102) Qatar Airways
    A7-ANB
    A7-BEV Boeing 777-300(ER) (65303) Qatar Airways
    A7-BEV
    A7-BGB Boeing 747-8F (63199) Qatar Airways Cargo
    A7-BGB
    C-FFDO Airbus A220-300 (55002) Airbus
    C-FFDO
    C-GIAU Canadair Regional-Jet 900NG (15449) Bombardier/Delta Connect
    C-GIAU
    CSX62280/41-02 ATR P-72A (970) Italian Air Force
    CSX62280
    D-CSNC Dornier Do.328-110 (3015) 328 Support Services
    D-CSNC
    D-ETPQ Grob G.120TP-A (11103) Grob Aircraft
    D-ETPQ
    EC-400 Airbus Industrie A400M (056) Airbus Military
    EC-400
    EI-GGK Boeing 737MAX 8 (64606) Air Italy
    EI-GGK
    ET-AVR de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4581) Ethiopian Airlines
    ET-AVR
    F-GCDP Dassault Falcon 8X (439) Dassault Aviation
    F-GCDP
    F-HDOR Dassault Falcon 900LX (309) Dassault Aviation
    F-HDOR
    F-WWKM Airbus A330-941N (1819) TAP Air Portugal
    F-WWKM
    F-WWLC/N405SV ATR 42-600 (1403) Silver Airways
    F-WWLC
    G-BCIR Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior (28-7415401) AeroMobility
    G-BCIR
    G-BCUO Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog 122A (BH.120-371) Cranfield University
    G-BCUO
    G-BEZL Piper PA-31-310 Navajo C (31-7712054) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd
    G-BEZL
    G-CLAB Boeing 747-83QF (60119) CargoLogicAir
    G-CLAB
    G-DONE Bell Helicopters 505 Jet Ranger X (65056) Simpson Heli Charters Ltd
    G-DONE
    G-ETPG Airbus Helicopters AS.350B3 Squirrel (8476) QinetiQ
    G-ETPG
    G-MCGH Sikorsky S-92A (920234) Bristow/HM Coastguard
    G-MCGH
    G-NSYS Eurocopter EC135T1 (0115) Nova Aerospace Ltd
    G-NSYS
    G-OSRA Boeing 727-2S2FRE (22938) T2 Aviation Oil Response
    G-PICU AgustaWestland AW169 (69055) Specialist Aviation Services/Children's Air Ambulance
    G-PICU
    G-UKCS Piper PA-31-310 Turbo Navajo B (31-7400984) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd
    G-UKCS
    HB-FXN Pilatus PC-12/47E (1764) Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG
    HB-FXN
    HB-HZC Pilatus PC-21 (101) Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG
    HB-HZC
    I-AWCU AgustaWestland AW189 (49039) Leonardo Helicopters
    I-AWCU
    JA23MJ Mitsubishi MRJ-90STD (10003) Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp
    JA23MJ
    LN-TRG Beech B200 King Air (BB-1936) Sundt Air A/S
    LN-TRG
    MT55229 Leonardo T-346A (7102/00070/B0020) Leonardo
    MT55229
    N1015B/S2-AJS Boeing 787-8 (40126) Bangladesh Biman
    N1015B
    N215CJ Cessna 525C CitationJet CJ4 (525C0215) Textron Aviation Inc
    N215CJ
    N257JX Embraer ERJ-135LR (145314) JetSuiteX
    N257JX
    N3000B Raytheon T-6C Texan II (PH-1) Raytheon Aircraft Company
    N3000B
    N350EE Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 (50500450) Embraer Executive Aircraft Inc
    N350EE
    N350KF Beech 350 King Air (FL-954) Beechcraft Corp
    N350KF
    N404E de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4067) L-3 Communications
    N404E
    N425EX Cessna 208B Caravan EX (208B-5425) Textron Aviation Inc
    N425EX
    N500AF Gulfstream G280 (2108) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
    N500AF
    N505GD Gulfstream G500 (72005) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
    N505GD
    N5103D Lockheed LM-100J Hercules (5818) Lockheed Martin
    N5103D
    N511GD Gulfstream G500 (72011) Qatar Executive
    N511GD
    N600G Gulfstream G600 (73005) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
    N600G
    N650ER Gulfstream G650ER (6306) Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
    N650ER
    N676EE Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 500 (55000076) Embraer Executive Aircraft Inc
    N676EE
    N7201S Boeing 737MAX 7 (42561) Boeing Company
    N7201S
    N8050U Air Tractor AT-802L Longsword (802-4030) L-3 Communications
    N8050U
    N808GL Bombardier Global 6000 (9808) Global Flight Inc
    N808GL
    (OE-EGA) Cessna 208B Caravan EX (208B-5405) Grob Training Academy GmbH
    OE-EGA
    OE-FAS Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet A (0090) The Flying Bulls GmbH
    OE-FAS
    OE-FTF Diamond DA 42NG Twin Star (42.N301) Diamond Aircraft
    OE-FTF
    OE-VGE Diamond Dart 450 (DART.003) Diamond Aircraft
    OE-VGE
    OE-VRX Diamond DA 42MPP Twin Star (42.M013) Diamond Aircraft
    OE-VRX
    OK-SGR Bell Helicopters 429 Global Ranger (57313) Blue Sky Service
    OK-SGR
    P.1HH-0001/32-01 Piaggio P.1HH Hammerhead (unknown) Piaggio
    P.1H-0001
    P2 TAI T-129 Atak (P2) Turkish Aircraft Industries
    P2
    PR-ZGQ Embraer EMB-190 E2 (19020004) Embraer
    PR-ZGQ
    PR-ZGQ Nose Art
    PT-ZNJ Embraer KC-390 (39000002) Embraer
    PT-ZNJ
    RA-82078 Antonov An-124-100 (9773054559153) Volga-Dnepr Airlines
    RA-82078
    T7-ASG Piaggio P-180 Avanti EVO (3005) Al Sauf Group
    T7-ASG
    T7-RAS Honda HA-420 Honda Jet (42000099) Rheinland Air Service
    T7-RAS
    UR-EXP Antonov An-178 (001) Antonov Design Bureau
    UR-EXP
    WK035 Thales Watchkeeper (unknown) British Army
    WK040 Thales Watchkeeper (unknown) British Army
    XV666 Westland Sea King HU.5SAR (WA654) Heli Operations
    XV666
    YL-CSI Airbus A220-300 (55034) Air Baltic
    YL-CSI
    ZA597/063 Panavia Tornado GR.4 (BS038) Royal Air Force/Marham Wing
    ZA597
    ZH965/(N-4004) Westland Super Lynx Mk.21B (381) Leonardo/Brazilian Navy
    ZH965
    ZK337 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS098) Royal Air Force/2 (AC) Sqn
    ZK337
    ZZ105 AgustaWestland AW101 Mk.612 (50273) Leonardo/Royal Norwegian Air Force
    ZZ105
    ZZ394 Westland Wildcat AH.1 (492) Royal Navy
    ZZ394
    Unmarked Airbus VSR700 FSM (n/a) Airbus
    VSR700
    Unmarked BAE Tempest FSM (n/a) BAE Systems
    Unmarked Eurofighter Typhoon FSM (n/a) BAE Systems
    Unmarked Leonardo Falco EVO UAV FSM (n/a) Leonardo
    Falco EVO
    Unmarked Leonardo T-100 FSM (n/a) Leonardo
    T100 FSM
    Unmarked Saab Gripen E FSM (n/a) Saab
    Unmarked TAI Hurjet FSM (n/a) Turkish Aircraft Industries
    TAI Hurjet FSM
    Unmarked TAI T625 FSM (n/a) Turkish Aircraft Industries
    T625

    Halls

    010 Prion Mk.3 UAV (n/a)
    018 Elbit Sky-Striker (unknown)
    Sky Striker
    "PH-PAV" PAL-V Flying Car FSM (n/a)
    Unmarked Electroflight P1 (FSM ?) (n/a)

    Far Side

    91-0417/SP General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-115) United States Air Force/52nd FW
    96-0080/SP General Dynamics F-16CJ Fighting Falcon (CC-202) United States Air Force/52nd FW
    F-WLXV Airbus A350-1041 (65) Airbus Industries
    F-WLXV
    F-WTTE Airbus A330-941N (1813) Airbus Industries
    F-WTTE
    G-NFLA British Aerospace Jetstream 3102 (637) Cranfield Institute of Technology
    G-OFFO/2 Extra 300LP (1226) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd/The Blades
    G-OFFO
    G-ZEXL/1 Extra 300LP (1225) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd/The Blades
    G-ZEXL
    G-ZXCL/3 Extra 300LP (1223) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd/The Blades
    G-ZXCL
    G-ZXLL/4 Extra 300L (1319) 2 Excel Aviation Ltd/The Blades
    G-ZXLL
    N6123C North American B-25J Mitchell (108-47647) The Flying Bulls GmbH
    OE-AGT Grob G.120TP-A (11108) Grob Training Academy GmbH
    OE-XSY/XG545 Bristol B.171 Sycamore Mk.52 (13475) The Flying Bulls Gmbh
    OE-XSY
    VA.1B-27/01-917 McDonnell-Douglas EAV-8B+ Harrier (N279/E16) Spanish Navy/Esc 009
    VA.1B-37/09-925 McDonnell-Douglas EAV-8B+ Harrier (SR3) Spanish Navy/Esc 009
    VH-PPJ Dornier Do.328-110 (3059) AeroRescue
    VH-PPJ

    Opening Flypast

    9x Hawk T.1/A Royal Air Force/Red Arrows
    PS915 Supermarine Spitfire PR.XIX (6S.585121) Royal Air Force/BBMF
    Red Arrows
    ZK318 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (BS079) Royal Air Force/29 Sqn
    ZM145 Lockheed F-35B Lightning II (BK-11) Royal Air Force/617 Sqn
    ZK318 ZM145