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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

    Sunday, 16 September 2018

    13/09/18 - Waddington - Scampton - Cranwell - Barkston Heath - Coningsby - Lakenheath - Mildenhall

    A 20 hours, 30 minutes, 700 mile, day out for four intrepid members of the SWAG crew. Pics by Stu & Paul.

    Waddington

    G-LNAC AgustaWestland AW169 (69023) Specialist Aviation Services/Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance Service
    6607
    MM7291/4-11 Eurofighter F-2000A Typhoon (IS023) Italian Air Force/4 Stormo
    MM7291
    MM7299/4-41 Eurofighter F-2000A Typhoon (IS031) Italian Air Force/4 Stormo
    MM7299
    MM7303/4-2 Eurofighter F-2000A Typhoon (IS035) Italian Air Force/4 Stormo
    MM7303
    XM607 Avro Vulcan B.2 (unknown) Preserved
    ZH101 Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW.1 (24109) Royal Air Force/8/54 Sqn
    ZH102 Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW.1 (24110) Royal Air Force/8/54 Sqn
    ZH105 Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW.1 (24113) Royal Air Force/Stored
    ZH106 Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW.1 (24114) Royal Air Force/8/54 Sqn
    and 2 more
    ZM336 Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 (50000384) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS ..stored damaged
    ZM336

    Scampton

    37+89 McDonnell-Douglas F-4F Phantom II (4572) Hawker Hunter Aviation
    98+14 Sukhoi Su-22M-4 (30918) Hawker Hunter Aviation
    (G-CJWL)/J-4110 Hawker Hunter F.58A (HABL003079) Hawker Hunter Aviation
    G-HHAA/XX885 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-01-73) Hawker Hunter Aviation
    (G-HPUX) Hawker Hunter T.7 (41H-693455) Hawker Hunter Aviation
    XX306 BAE Hawk T.1A (41H-312131) Gate Guard
    (XX320) BAE Hawk T.1A (41H-312145) Dump, centre/rear fuselage
    (XX349) BAE Hawk T.1A (41H-312173) Dump, front fuselage

    Cranwell

    F-GULY Beech C90B King Air (LJ-1610) Victoria Group Holdings Limited
    G-BYUW/UW Grob G.115E Tutor (82107/E) Babcock/Ministry of Defence/3 FTS
    G-BYUX/UX Grob G.115E Tutor (82108/E) Babcock/Ministry of Defence/3 FTS
    G-BYUZ/UZ Grob G.115E Tutor (82110/E) Babcock/Ministry of Defence/3 FTS
    G-BYWR/WR Grob G.115E Tutor (82152/E) Babcock/Ministry of Defence/3 FTS
    G-BYWY/WY Grob G.115E Tutor (82159/E) Babcock/Ministry of Defence/3 FTS
    ZM301 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11100) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM304 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11113) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM311 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11129) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM312 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11130) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM333 Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 (50000375) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM337 Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 (50000386) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS

    Barkston Heath

    G-BYUC/UC Grob G.115E Tutor (82088/E) Babcock/Ministry of Defence/3 FTS
    ZM303 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11112) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM305 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11117) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM306 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11118) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM307 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11122) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM316 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11138) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS
    ZM318 Grob G.120TP-A Prefect T.1 (11143) Affinity/Royal Air Force/3 FTS

    Coningsby

    30+46 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS031) German Air Force/TLG73
    30+49 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS034) German Air Force/TLG73
    30+60 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS043) German Air Force/TLG73
    30+60
    30+62 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS045) German Air Force/TLG73
    30+62
    30+64 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS047) German Air Force/TLG73
    30+64
    30+73 Eurofighter Typhoon (GS054) German Air Force/TLG73
    30+73
    30+84 Eurofighter Typhoon T (GT021) German Air Force/TLG73
    30+84
    31+21 Eurofighter Typhoon (AS014) German Air Force/TLG73
    31+21
    43+25 Panavia Tornado IDS (GS008) German Air Force/TLG51
    46+23 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS256) German Air Force/TLG51
    46+23
    46+35 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS268) German Air Force/TLG51
    46+36 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS269) German Air Force/TLG51
    46+36
    46+40 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS273) German Air Force/TLG51
    46+44 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS277) German Air Force/TLG51
    46+44
    46+55 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS288) German Air Force/TLG51
    46+55
    46+56 Panavia Tornado ECR (GS289) German Air Force/TLG51
    XR753/XI BAC Lightning F.6 (95218) Preserved
    XR753
    XW924 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3 (712079) Preserved
    ZF378/RN-S Short Emb-312 Tucano T.1 (T92) Royal Air Force/1 FTS
    ZF378
    ZJ800 Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT001) ..dismantled on trucks for move to BAE Humberside
    ZJ914/914 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS005) Royal Air Force
    ZJ920/920 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS011) Royal Air Force
    6783
    ZJ928/928 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS019) Royal Air Force
    ZJ928
    ZJ931/931 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS022) Royal Air Force
    ZJ937/937 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS028) Royal Air Force
    ZJ939/939 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS032) Royal Air Force
    ZJ942/942 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS035) Royal Air Force
    ZK304/304 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS055) Royal Air Force
    ZK317/317 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS078) Royal Air Force
    ZK346/346 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS107) Royal Air Force
    ZK348/348 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS109) Royal Air Force
    ZK357/357 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS118) Royal Air Force
    ZK365/365 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 (BS126) Royal Air Force
    ZK365
    ZK379/379 Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT024) Royal Air Force
    ZK380/380 Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT025) Royal Air Force
    ZK381/381 Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT026) Royal Air Force
    ZK382/382 Eurofighter Typhoon T.3 (BT027) Royal Air Force
    6802

    Overflights of note

    9V-SMR Airbus A350-941 (140) Singapore Airlines
    G-AXPN Beagle B121 Pup 150 (B.121-123)
    G-WOWS Cirrus Design SR-22T (1712)
    UR-CBG Antonov An-12BP (6343705) Cavok Air

    Lakenheath - we could only see 7 of the 12 visiting Eagles

    83-0018/MA McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (865) United States Air Force/104 FW/131 FS
    84-0003 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (911) United States Air Force/142 FW/123 FS
    84-0019/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (929) United States Air Force/48 FW
    7443
    84-0028/MA McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (939) United States Air Force/104 FW/131 FS
    85-0094 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (946) United States Air Force/142 FW/123 FS
    85-0106 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (960) United States Air Force/142 FW/123 FS
    85-0111/MA McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (966) United States Air Force/104 FW/131 FS
    86-0158/MA McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1005) United States Air Force/104 FW/131 FS
    86-0159/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1006) United States Air Force/48 FW
    86-0160/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1007) United States Air Force/48 FW
    7287
    86-0163/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1010) United States Air Force/48 FW
    7381
    86-0166/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1014) United States Air Force/48 FW
    86-0172/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1021) United States Air Force/48 FW
    86-0175/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1025) United States Air Force/48 FW
    7350
    86-0176/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Eagle (1027) United States Air Force/48 FW
    91-0310/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1217) United States Air Force/48 FW
    91-0321/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1228) United States Air Force/48 FW
    7409
    91-0332/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1239) United States Air Force/48 FW
    98-0135/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1365) United States Air Force/48 FW
    01-2002/LN McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (1373) United States Air Force/48 FW
    08-0051 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1042) United States Air Force/352 SOW/7 SOS
    08-0051

    Mildenhall

    57-1440 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17511) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    57-1493/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17564) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    57-2605/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (17741) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    58-0094/D Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (17839) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    60-0344/D Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (18119) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    60-0345 Boeing KC-135T Stratotanker (18120) United States Air Force/127 WG/171 ARS
    60-0355 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18130) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    60-0355
    61-0288/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18195) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    61-0288
    61-0310 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18217) United States Air Force/157 ARW/133 ARS
    61-0323 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18230) United States Air Force/6 AMW
    62-3551 Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18534) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    62-3582/OF Boeing WC-135C (18565) United States Air Force/55 WG
    63-7999/D Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (18616) United States Air Force/100 ARW/351 ARS
    08-0050 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1038) United States Air Force/352 SOW/7 SOS
    08-0051 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1042) United States Air Force/352 SOW/7 SOS
    10-5714 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5714) United States Air Force/352 SOW/67 SOS
    11-0057 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1036) United States Air Force/352 SOW/7 SOS
    11-5731 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5731) United States Air Force/352 SOW/67 SOS
    11-5737 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5737) United States Air Force/352 SOW/67 SOS
    12-0063 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1044) United States Air Force/352 SOW/7 SOS
    12-0064 Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey (D1045) United States Air Force/352 SOW/7 SOS
    12-5757 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5757) United States Air Force/352 SOW/67 SOS
    7570
    12-5759 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5759) United States Air Force/352 SOW/67 SOS
    12-5760 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5760) United States Air Force/352 SOW/67 SOS
    13-5778 Lockheed MC-130J Commando II (5778) United States Air Force/352 SOW/67 SOS