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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.
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    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)

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    Wednesday, 26 September 2018

    USA Florida - National Museum of Naval Aviation Pensacola - 31/07/18

    Visited on the SAWG 2018 USA Tour.

    Entrance

    157984/AJ-201 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (005)
    157984

    Car Park

    124598/WF-12⅞ Douglas F-10B Skyknight (7468)
    124598

    Outside

    1486 Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican (61663)
    1486

    161955/NK-411 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (A-128)
    161955

    591604/11 Northrop DT-38A Talon (N.5117)
    591604

    (N61821)/"02344" North American TB-25N Mitchell (108-32310)
    N61821

    Main Building

    0976/2-MF-16 Grumman F3F-2 (Bu0976)
    0976

    (1317)/"70007" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (unknown)
    1317

    1383/9-B-12 Vought SB2U-3 Vindicator (Bu1383)
    1383

    2106/6 Douglas SBD-2 Dauntless (632)
    2106

    "2693" NAF N3N-3 (Bu2693)
    2693

    3872/72-F-7 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat (754)
    3872

    3969 Grumman F4F-3A Wildcat (851)
    3969

    04385/5 Schweizer LNS-1 (7)
    04385

    5796/21 Nieuport 28C.1 Replica (unknown)
    5796

    (5926)/"07534"/24 Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher (Bu5926)
    5926

    08317 Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina (Bu1211)
    8317

    (8605)/A8605 Fleet N2Y-1 (269)
    8605

    9617 Franklin PS-2 Eaglet (unknown)
    9617

    (16089) Grumman FM-2 Wildcat (1288)
    16089

    25910/21 Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat (25910)
    25910

    (33529) Interstate TDR-1 (unknown)
    33529

    33581/149 Grumman J2F-6 Duck (unknown)
    33581

    37970 Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak (6564)
    37970

    51849/BA-132 North American SNJ-5C Texan (88-14847)
    51849

    070280/7 Bell AH-1J Training Rig (unknown)
    070280

    111793/BC-3 McDonnell FH-1 Phantom (45)
    111793

    118191 Cockpit Procedures Trainer
    118191

    (121448)/110639/35 black Messerschmitt Me262B-1a/U1 Schwalbe (110639)
    121488

    121710/B-100 Grumman F8F-2P Bearcat (D1084)
    121710

    122397/B-139 Martin AM-1 Mauler (13916)
    122397

    123050/H-311 Grumman F9F-2 Panther (unknown)
    123050

    126673/MW-2 McDonnell F2H-2P Banshee (402)
    126673

    (127663)/"126419"/NG-201 McDonnell F2H-4 Banshee (unknown)
    127663

    128109/A-211 Grumman F-9F6 Cougar (Bu128109)
    128109

    (128431)/414 Douglas C-118B (43404) ..cockpit
    128431

    128911 Bell Helicopters TH-13L Sioux (281)
    128911

    129655/G Vought F7U-3M Cutlass (Bu129655)
    129655

    132023/755 North American FJ-2 Fury (181-97)
    132023

    134806 Douglas F-6A Skyray (10400)
    134806

    135300/NL-405 Douglas A-1H Skyraider (9944)
    135300

    137078/NM-301 McDonnell MF-3B Demon (259)
    137078

    138326/E-00 North American T-28B Trojan (200-397)
    138326

    139486/WT-1 North American AF-1E Fury (209-106)
    139486

    141561 Goodyear Blimp ZP2N-1 (Bu141561) ..fin frame
    141561

    141828/AF-217 Grumman F-11A Tiger (145)
    141828

    (141829) Grumman F-11A Tiger (146) ..cockpit
    141829

    (148368) McDonnell-Douglas F-4B Phantom II (53) ..cockpit
    148368

    149656/AH-303/AH-406 Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (12981)
    149656

    (150076)/"154180"/1 Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (13129)
    150076

    154217/4 Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (13674)
    154217

    154983/2 Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (13799)
    154983

    155033/3 Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (13849)
    155033

    162028/E-64 Bell Helicopters TH-57C Sea Ranger (3707)
    162028

    (1975/18) Fokker D.VII Replica (unknown)
    1975/18

    A2294/4 Curtiss NC-4 (unknown)
    A2294

    A5483 Curtiss MF (unknown)
    A5483

    A5625 Hanriot HD.1 Replica (1399)
    A5625

    A5658 Sopwith F.1 Camel Replica (A5658)
    A5658

    A7667/9-F-9 Curtiss F7C-1 Seahawk (A7667)
    A7667

    A-8529 Curtiss N2C Fledgling (B-4)
    A-8529

    (A9332)/9332/2-B-13 Curtiss BFC-2 Hawk (A9332)
    A9332

    (A995)/995 Curtiss JN-4D Jenny (A995)
    A995

    (AK255)/7 Curtiss P-40C Tomahawk IIB (14916)
    AK255

    (CF-GVT)/EII-140 Mitsubishi A6M2b-21 Zero (5450)
    CF-GVT

    (FF860)/"462860"/V-S-5 Brewster A-34 Bermuda I (FF860)
    FF860

    (FP216) Consolidated PBY-5B Catalina (803) ..fuselage
    FP216

    (N155M)/A8588/6-M-8 New Standard NT-1 (1007)
    N155M

    (N159ZL)/144040/SH-00 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-347)
    N159ZL

    (N19HL)/"1130" Lockheed 10A Electra (1130)
    N19HL

    N20685 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-303) ..fuselage
    N20685

    (N2803J)/"9351"/5-F-1 Grumman G-23 'FF-1' Goblin (101)
    N2803J

    (N3144G)/123100/SK-30 Grumman AF-2S Guardian (unknown)
    N3144G

    (N3HK)/128647 Hiller HTE-1 Raven (198)
    N3HK

    (N4802X)/97349/WR-18 Vought F4U-4 Corsair (9503)
    N4802X

    (N49086)/"49086" Ryan PT-22 'NR-1' Recruit (1541)
    N49086

    (N4953S)/147607 Piasecki UH-25C Retriever (Bu147607)
    N4953S

    (N5858)/A5858 Thomas-Morse S.4C Scout (235)
    N5858

    N58732/32478/312 Timm N2T-1 Tutor (216)
    N58732

    (N60828)/"60828" Vultee BT-13A 'SNV-1' Valiant (2935)
    N60828

    (N63311)/131816/KA-036 Lockheed T-33A 'TV-2' Shooting Star (580-1529)
    N63311

    (N63426)/"63426" Cessna UC-78B 'JRC-1' Bobcat (5515)
    N63426

    (N6399T)/3046/89 NAF N3N-3 (Bu3046)
    N6399T

    (N6822C)/53593 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger (3655)
    N6822C

    (N68843)/86747 Grumman FM-2 Wildcat (5805)
    N68843

    (N69003)/7099 Consolidated PB2Y-3R Coronado (57)
    N69003

    (N6969)/A6969 Curtiss F6C-1 Hawk (1)
    N6969

    (N7037U)/9029/6-F-1 Boeing P-12F (1587)
    N7037U

    (N75032)/5369/41 Boeing Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (75-6543)
    N75032

    (N7654C)/80373/12 Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat (C.115)
    N7654C

    (N766JD)/92246/86 Vought FG-1D Corsair (3507)
    N766JD

    (N7681)/"9206" Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor (4-AT-46)
    N7681

    (N7865C)/94203 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat (A-11955)
    N7865C

    (N8003E)/125519/WB Sikorsky HO5S-1 (52012)
    N8003E

    (N8021J)/05194 Curtiss-Wright SNC-1 Falcon (4255)
    N8021J

    (N9459H)/23688 Beech D17S 'GB-2' Staggerwing (6700)
    N9459H

    (T2-306)/A343-19 Kawanishi N1K2-J Shiden-Kai (5128)
    T2-306

    Unmarked Curtiss A-1 Triad Replica (unknown)
    Curtiss A-1 Triad Replica

    Unmarked Vought VE-7 Replica (unknown)
    Vought VE-7 Replica

    Unmarked Goodyear K-47 Control Car (unknown)
    K-47

    Unmarked Goodyear L-8 Control Car (unknown)
    Goodyear L-8

    Unmarked Goodyear ZPG-2 Control Car (unknown)
    Goodyear ZPG-2

    Unmarked/147 Kaman H-2 Seasprite (unknown) ..cockpit
    Kaman H-2 Seasprite

    Main Building Mezzanine

    (133136)/18 Grumman S-2A Tracker (107) ..cockpit
    133136

    (158002)/301 Ling-Temco-Vought A-7E Corsair II (E-318) ..cockpit
    158002

    (70-16024)/808 Bell Helicopters AH-1S Cobra (20968) ..cockpit
    70-16024

    GLDA006/161811 Cockpit Procedures Trainer
    GLDA006

    GLDA007/161811 Cockpit Procedures Trainer
    GLDA007

    Unmarked/00 Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (unknown) ..cockpit
    Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk

    Unmarked/01 A-7E Corsair II Cockpit Procedures Trainer
    A-7E Corsair II Training Rig

    Unmarked/02 T-2 Buckeye Cockpit Procedures Trainer
    T-2 Buckeye Training Rig

    Unmarked/93 T-28 Trojan Cockpit Procedures Trainer
    T-28 Trojan Training Rig

    Unmarked/728 A-4 Skyhawk Simulator
    A-4 Skyhawk Simulator

    Unmarked/WA North American SNJ-5 Texan (unknown)
    North American SNJ-5 Texan

    Hangar Bay 1

    1355 Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard (62024)
    1355

    (1423) Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard (62111) ..cockpit
    1423

    12418/XD-8 Douglas LC-47H (9358)
    12418

    89082 Lockheed XP2V-1 Neptune (26-1003)
    89082

    (132532)/"35018"/AE-810 Douglas EA-1F Skyraider (8927)
    132532

    135533/QE Martin SP-5B Marlin (Bu135533)
    135533

    142377/18 Bell Helicopters TH-13M Sioux (1340)
    142377

    144672/F-699 de Havilland Canada NU-1B Otter (160)
    144672

    145347/NP-201 Ling-Temco-Vought F-8A Crusader (272)
    145347

    145609/AJ-911 Ling-Temco-Vought RF-8G Crusader (304)
    145609

    (149139)/101 Ling-Temco-Vought F-8J Crusader (936) ..cockpit
    149139

    (150613) Sikorsky VH-3A Sea King (61103)
    150613

    151952/HW-00 Boeing-Vertol CH-46D Sea Knight (2102)
    151952

    153915/NK-101 McDonnell-Douglas F-4N Phantom II (1796)
    153915

    155472/UM-107 Rockwell OV-10D Bronco (305-83)
    155472

    155610/NK-510/AA-500 Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-336)
    155610

    156481/SD-534 Grumman EA-6B Prowler (P-4)
    156481

    157188/301 Bell Helicopters HH-1K Iroquois (6312)
    157188

    (158016)/303 Ling-Temco-Vought A-7E Corsair II (E-332) ..cockpit
    158016

    (158355)/101 McDonnell-Douglas F-4S Phantom II (4091) ..cockpit
    158355

    158975/WF McDonnell-Douglas AV-8C Harrier (712136)
    158975

    (159244) McDonnell-Douglas AV-8A Harrier (712153) ..cockpit
    159244

    159387/NK-700 Lockheed S-3B Viking (3023)
    159387

    (159825)/114 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (185) ..cockpit
    159825

    (160141)/711 Lockheed S-3B Viking (3123) ..cockpit, also quoted as 160593
    160141

    160714/AC-312 Ling-Temco-Vought A-7E Corsair II (E-547)
    160714

    161159/AJ-204 Grumman F-14A(D) Tomcat (386)
    161159

    162137/HR-500 Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk (70429)
    162137

    (162212)/12 Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-705) ..cockpit
    162212

    164494/AB-600 Grumman E-2C+ Hawkeye (A52-160)
    164494

    (23+65)/"26 black" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516995041) ..cockpit
    23+65

    (51-11986)/5L-14981/FDD Cessna L-19A Bird Dog (22300) ..possibly 51-14981
    51-11986

    (N12CS/V191)/"V190" Grumman JRF-3 Goose (1086)
    N12CS

    (N14205) Douglas 117 'RD-4' Dolphin (1280)
    N14205

    (N212ST)/V212 Grumman J4F-1 Widgeon (1260)
    N212ST

    (N4927E)/235 Sikorsky HO3S-1G Dragonfly (51-214)
    N4927E

    (N57598)/60465 Stinson OY-1 Sentinel (76-385)
    N57598

    (N75988)/39047 Sikorsky HNS-1 Hoverfly (111)
    N75988

    (N8064H)/151312/HX-233 Kaman SH-2F Seasprite (149)
    N8064H

    Unmarked Ling-Temco-Vought TA-7C Cockpit Procedures Trainer
    TA-7C Training Rig

    Unmarked Insitu ScanEagle (unknown)
    Insitu ScanEagle

    Storage Yard - unfortunately the tram tours weren't running due to a lightning risk warning in force, but everything was seen from a fenceline walk

    7236 Grumman HU-16E Albatross (G322)
    09771/4P Beech RC-45J Expeditor (434)
    (19866) Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver (unknown) ..wreck
    19866
    50821 Douglas C-117D (43322)
    122479 Vought F6U-1 Pirate (2)
    128424/424 Douglas C-118B (43207)
    128424
    131230/O-401 Grumman RF-9J Cougar (168C)
    135418/TB-8 Douglas A-3B Skywarrior (10311)
    141015/615 Convair C-131F (298)
    141234/PG-6 Lockheed SP-2H Neptune (726-7106)
    143221/MH-3 Lockheed EC-121K Super Constellation (4495)
    148146/AE-711 Grumman E-1B Tracer (64)
    149798/QB-798 Lockheed KC-130F Hercules (3680)
    149798
    150227/YL-42 Sikorsky UH-34D Seahorse (58-1585)
    151647/AW-334 Grumman S-2E Tracker (180-C)
    151891 Lockheed TC-130G Hercules (3878)
    152152/PJ-01 Lockheed P-3A Orion (5122)
    155722/NJ-850 Gulfstream TC-4C Academe (176)
    156484/AU-60 Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King (61430)
    156624/AJ-601 North American RA-5C Vigilante (316-17)
    157058/A-967 North American T-2C Buckeye (332-29)
    157159/YL-11 Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion (65285)
    157159
    157349/RF-34 McDonnell-Douglas RF-4B Phantom II (3892)
    (158029) Grumman EA-6B Prowler (P-6) ..fuselage minus tail
    (158094)/A-700 Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (14131)
    161515/5B Beech UC-12B Huron (BJ-63)
    161842/E-842 Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor (GL-237)
    162710/AD-266 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (556)
    163511/JS-511 Douglas C-9B Skytrain II (47431)
    163572/23 General Dynamics F-16N Fighting Falcon (3M-17)
    (N142ER) Douglas A-26B Invader (6928)
    (N27681)/140818 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-152)
    (N45743)/140868 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-202)
    (N4579P)/144044 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-351)
    (N607CC)/46602 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (1966)
    N607CC
    (N611Z)/"39611"/14 Curtiss C-46A 'R5C' Commando (421)
    (N6194K)/136754/754 Grumman C-1A Trader (7)
    (N61JD)/112121 North American SNJ-6 Texan (121-42954)
    (N68667/130418) North American AJ-2 Savage (184-14)
    (N70426)/151268 Bell Helicopters UH-1E Iroquois (6003)
    (N7098C)/140929 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-263)
    (N7098U)/140813 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-147)
    (N7388)/145864/YF-9 Sikorsky CH-37C Mojave (56-099)
    (N7682C)/V514 Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer (Bu66261)
    (N85684)/140876 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-210)
    N85993 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-092)
    (N8709S)/140926 Beech T-34B Mentor (BG-260)
    N875RS/75 Douglas ERA-3B Skywarrior (12111)

    Restoration Hangar

    66237/17 Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat (A-1257)
    161961/1 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (A-136)
    (N7459C)/Z-291 Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon (15-1196)