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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

    Friday, 18 January 2019

    26-27/09/18 - Cape Town - Johannesburg - Dubai

    Days 11 & 12 of RichT's South Africa trip, incorporating an Aeroprints tour.

    26/09 - Cape Town

    9V-SMC Airbus A350 (0031) Singapore Airlines
    9V-SMC
    A6-ECV Boeing 777 (35594) Emirates
    D-AIGO Airbus A340 (233) Lufthansa
    D-AIGO
    G-CIVL Boeing 747 (27478) British Airways
    G-CIVL
    HB-JME Airbus A340 (559) Edelweiss Air
    V5-ANK Airbus A319 (3586) Air Namibia
    V5-ANL Airbus A319 (3346) Air Namibia
    V5-ANL
    ZS-ALJ Embraer EMB-140 (145579) Airlink
    ZS-ALU Embraer EMB-140 (145593) Airlink
    ZS-ALU
    ZS-ASY BAe.146 (E2316) Airlink
    ZS-ASY
    ZS-CMH Canadair Regional Jet (7292) Air Tanzania
    ZS-DMI Boeing 737 (24165) Safair
    ZS-DMI
    ZS-GAL Airbus A320 (0064) Mango
    ZS-GAL
    ZS-JRE Boeing 737 (26065) Safair
    ZS-JRE
    ZS-OAF Boeing 737 (25116) Safair
    ZS-OAF
    ZS-OAG Boeing 737 (27168) Safair
    ZS-OAT Boeing 737 (28150) Comair
    ZS-OTF Boeing 737 (25305) Comair
    ZS-OTF
    ZS-SJA Boeing 737NG (29248) Mango
    ZS-SJE Boeing 737NG (28830) Mango
    ZS-SJF Boeing 737NG (30006) Mango
    ZS-SJF
    ZS-SJG Boeing 737NG (32353) Mango
    ZS-SJN Boeing 737NG (30569) Mango
    ZS-SJP Boeing 737NG (32358) Mango
    ZS-SJU Boeing 737NG (32634) Safair
    ZS-SJV Boeing 737NG (32635) Safair
    ZS-SJX Embraer EMB-135 (145428) Airlink
    ZS-SNZ Embraer EMB-135 (145725) Airlink
    ZS-SWN Embraer EMB-135 (145453) Airlink
    ZS-SWN
    ZS-SWV Embraer EMB-135 (145737) Airlink
    ZS-SZC Airbus A320 (5956) South African Airways
    ZS-SZC
    ZS-SZD Airbus A320 (6007) South African Airways
    ZS-SZI Airbus A320 (6439) South African Airways
    ZS-SZI
    ZS-SZJ Airbus A320 (6478) South African Airways
    ZS-TFK Embraer EMB-135 (145249) Airlink
    ZS-TGG Boeing 737 (24278) Star Air Cargo
    ZS-YAJ Embraer EMB-190 (19000755) Airlink
    ZS-YAJ
    ZS-ZWA Boeing 737NG (40851) Comair
    ZS-ZWD Boeing 737NG (40855) Comair
    ZS-ZWD
    ZS-ZWG Boeing 737NG (40972) Comair
    ZS-ZWG
    ZS-ZWH Boeing 737NG (40971) Comair
    ZS-ZWO Boeing 737NG (28373) Comair
    ZS-ZWO
    ZS-ZWP Boeing 737NG (28612) Comair
    ZS-ZWQ Boeing 737NG (28374) Comair
    ZS-ZWT Boeing 737NG (27990) Comair

    26/09 - Johannesburg O.R. Tambo

    3B-NBF Airbus A319 (1592) Air Mauritius
    9S-AKD Airbus A320 (3412) Congo Airways
    9S-AKD
    9XR-WP Airbus A330 (1759) RwandAir
    9XR-WP
    A2-ABO ATR-42 (511) Air Botswana
    A2-ABO
    A2-ABP ATR-42 (512) Air Botswana
    A6-BLR Boeing 787 (39663) Etihad Airways
    A6-BLR
    A7-BAC Boeing 777 (36010) Qatar Airways
    A7-BAC
    A7-BAL Boeing 777 (38244) Qatar Airways
    A7-BAL
    D-ABYJ Boeing 747 (37834) Lufthansa
    D2-TEG Boeing 777 (40805) TAAG Angola Airlines
    D2-TEG
    EI-EJI Airbus A330 (1218) Alitalia
    ET-ATY Airbus A350 (0089) Ethiopian Airlines
    ET-ATY
    F-HPJF Airbus A380 (064) Air France
    G-CIVZ Boeing 747 (28854) British Airways
    HB-JHJ Airbus A330 (1188) Swiss International Air Lines
    N709DN Boeing 777 (40559) Delta Air Lines
    PH-CKC Boeing 747 (33696) KLM Cargo
    PH-CKC
    RP-C5258 Gulfstream 4 (1247) Puregold Duty Free Subic Inc
    SU-GDS Airbus A330 (1143) Egypt Air
    TC-JNR Airbus A330 (1311) THY - Turkish Airlines
    TC-JNR
    V5-ANM Airbus A319 (5366) Air Namibia
    V5-ANM
    Z-WPE Boeing 767 (24713) Air Zimbabwe
    Z-WPE
    ZS-AAK Dornier Do.328Jet (3162) Anglo American Corp
    ZS-AAK
    ZS-ALF Embraer EMB-140 (145544) Airlink
    ZS-ALF
    ZS-ALG Embraer EMB-140 (145624) Airlink
    ZS-ALG
    ZS-ALL Embraer EMB-140 (145538) Airlink
    ZS-ALL
    ZS-ALN Embraer EMB-140 (145613) Airlink
    ZS-ALN
    ZS-ALO Embraer EMB-140 (145569) Airlink
    ZS-ALO
    ZS-ALR Embraer EMB-140 (145606) Airlink
    ZS-ALR
    ZS-CKA Bombardier Challenger 350 (20626) Fireblade Aviation
    ZS-DFI Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0093) Tradepost 19 Pty Ltd
    ZS-DHA de Havilland Canada DHC-8 (571) Starbow Airlines
    ZS-DHA
    ZS-DHD de Havilland Canada DHC-8 (4103) CEM Air Pty Ltd
    ZS-GAR Airbus A320 (0053) Global Aviation Investments (Pty) Ltd
    ZS-JRK Boeing 737 (25096) Safair
    ZS-JRL Boeing 737 (28550) Safair
    ZS-NIZ Cessna 208B Caravan (208B0353) DHL Aviation Pty Ltd
    ZS-NRI BAe Jetstream 41 (41061) Airlink
    ZS-OTN Embraer EMB-135 (145491) Airlink
    ZS-OTN
    ZS-OUG Beechcraft 1900 (UE-014) CEM Air Pty Ltd
    ZS-SFI Airbus A319 (2375) South African Airways
    ZS-SFI
    ZS-SFK Airbus A319 (2418) South African Airways
    ZS-SJC Boeing 737NG (28828) Mango
    ZS-SJC
    ZS-SJG Boeing 737NG (32353) Mango
    ZS-SJL Boeing 737NG (32356) Mango
    ZS-SJO Boeing 737NG (32357) Mango
    ZS-SJR Boeing 737NG (32631) Safair
    ZS-SJR
    ZS-SJV Boeing 737NG (32635) Safair
    ZS-SXI Airbus A330 (1745) South African Airways
    ZS-SXU
    ZS-SXL Airbus A330 (1779) South African Airways
    ZS-SXL
    ZS-SXV Airbus A330 (1249) South African Airways
    ZS-SXV
    ZS-SXZ Airbus A330 (1191) South African Airways
    ZS-SXZ
    ZS-SYO BAe.146 (E2394) Airlink
    ZS-SYO
    ZS-SYP BAe.146 (E2393) Airlink
    ZS-SYP
    ZS-SZA Airbus A320 (5637) South African Airways
    ZS-SZA
    ZS-SZC Airbus A320 (5956) South African Airways
    ZS-SZC
    ZS-SZF Airbus A320 (6189) South African Airways
    ZS-SZF
    ZS-SZG Airbus A320 (6200) South African Airways
    ZS-SZG
    ZS-TCE Embraer EMB-135 (145356) Airlink
    ZS-TCE
    ZS-TCO BAe.146 (E2388) Airlink
    ZS-TCO
    ZS-TCP BAe.146 (E2389) Airlink
    ZS-TGB Boeing 737 (29327) LAM Mozambique
    ZS-TGB
    ZS-TGC Embraer EMB-135 (145676) Airlink
    ZS-TGC
    ZS-VDP Boeing 737 (27346) Star Air Cargo
    ZS-VDP
    ZS-XPH Beechjet 400 (RK-402) SA Airlink Investments Pty Ltd
    ZS-XPH
    ZS-YAC Embraer EMB-190 (19000209) Airlink
    ZS-YAC
    ZS-YAD Embraer EMB-190 (19000746) Airlink
    ZS-YAD
    ZS-YBR de Havilland Canada DHC-8 (4144) South African Express
    ZS-YBR
    ZS-YBT de Havilland Canada DHC-8 (4146) South African Express
    ZS-YBT
    ZS-ZWP Boeing 737NG (28612) Comair
    ZS-ZWP

    27/09 - Dubai

    3C-LLX Gulfstream 5 (669) Jet Aviation Business Jets
    5Y-CYC Boeing 737NG (43400) Kenya Airways
    9K-AKK Airbus A320 (6538) Kuwait Airways
    9K-CAQ Airbus A320 (7936) Jazeera Airways
    A4O-BE Boeing 737NG (37161) Oman Air
    A4O-MA Boeing 737NG (43294) Oman Air
    A4O-OVA Airbus A320 (3035) Salam Air
    A6-ACE Bombardier Global 5000 (9359) ExecuJet Middle East
    A6-EBG Boeing 777 (33862) Emirates
    A6-EBJ Boeing 777 (32787) Emirates
    A6-EBK Boeing 777 (34481) Emirates
    A6-EBN Boeing 777 (32791) Emirates
    A6-EBU Boeing 777 (34484) Emirates
    A6-EBX Boeing 777 (32729) Emirates
    A6-ECC Boeing 777 (33865) Emirates
    A6-ECF Boeing 777 (35574) Emirates
    A6-ECG Boeing 777 (35579) Emirates
    A6-ECI Boeing 777 (35580) Emirates
    A6-ECJ Boeing 777 (35583) Emirates
    A6-ECL Boeing 777 (37704) Emirates
    A6-ECQ Boeing 777 (35588) Emirates
    A6-ECS Boeing 777 (38980) Emirates
    A6-EDJ Airbus A380 (009) Emirates
    A6-EDK Airbus A380 (030) Emirates
    A6-EDL Airbus A380 (046) Emirates
    A6-EDN Airbus A380 (056) Emirates
    A6-EDO Airbus A380 (057) Emirates
    A6-EDT Airbus A380 (090) Emirates
    A6-EDU Airbus A380 (098) Emirates
    A6-EDW Airbus A380 (103) Emirates
    A6-EEA Airbus A380 (108) Emirates
    A6-EED Airbus A380 (111) Emirates
    A6-EEG Airbus A380 (116) Emirates
    A6-EEI Airbus A380 (123) Emirates
    A6-EEJ Airbus A380 (127) Emirates
    A6-EEK Airbus A380 (132) Emirates
    A6-EEO Airbus A380 (136) Emirates
    A6-EER Airbus A380 (139) Emirates
    A6-EES Airbus A380 (140) Emirates
    A6-EEV Airbus A380 (150) Emirates
    A6-EEX Airbus A380 (154) Emirates
    A6-EGB Boeing 777 (38985) Emirates
    A6-EGD Boeing 777 (38988) Emirates
    A6-EGG Boeing 777 (41070) Emirates
    A6-EGH Boeing 777 (35585) Emirates
    A6-EGK Boeing 777 (41071) Emirates
    A6-EGM Boeing 777 (41073) Emirates
    A6-EGP Boeing 777 (35599) Emirates
    A6-EGU Boeing 777 (41079) Emirates
    A6-EGY Boeing 777 (41080) Emirates
    A6-EGZ Boeing 777 (41081) Emirates
    A6-ENC Boeing 777 (41083) Emirates
    A6-ENI Boeing 777 (41087) Emirates
    A6-ENP Boeing 777 (41362) Emirates
    A6-ENQ Boeing 777 (41363) Emirates
    A6-ENU Boeing 777 (41367) Emirates
    A6-ENW Boeing 777 (41369) Emirates
    A6-EOB Airbus A380 (164) Emirates
    A6-EOH Airbus A380 (174) Emirates
    A6-EOJ Airbus A380 (182) Emirates
    A6-EOK Airbus A380 (184) Emirates
    A6-EOL Airbus A380 (186) Emirates
    A6-EOO Airbus A380 (190) Emirates
    A6-EOQ Airbus A380 (201) Emirates
    A6-EOU Airbus A380 (205) Emirates
    A6-EOX Airbus A380 (208) Emirates
    A6-EOZ Airbus A380 (210) Emirates
    A6-EPD Boeing 777 (42323) Emirates
    A6-EPE Boeing 777 (42324) Emirates
    A6-EPF Boeing 777 (42325) Emirates
    A6-EPH Boeing 777 (42327) Emirates
    A6-EPI Boeing 777 (42328) Emirates
    A6-EPK Boeing 777 (42330) Emirates
    A6-EPM Boeing 777 (42332) Emirates
    A6-EPN Boeing 777 (42333) Emirates
    A6-EPQ Boeing 777 (42336) Emirates
    A6-EPR Boeing 777 (42337) Emirates
    A6-EPS Boeing 777 (42338) Emirates
    A6-EPV Boeing 777 (42341) Emirates
    A6-EPX Boeing 777 (42343) Emirates
    A6-EPZ Boeing 777 (42345) Emirates
    A6-EQA Boeing 777 (42346) Emirates
    A6-EQB Boeing 777 (42347) Emirates
    A6-EQC Boeing 777 (42348) Emirates
    A6-EQD Boeing 777 (42349) Emirates
    A6-EQE Boeing 777 (42350) Emirates
    A6-EQF Boeing 777 (42351) Emirates
    A6-EQG Boeing 777 (42352) Emirates
    A6-EQH Boeing 777 (42353) Emirates
    A6-EQI Boeing 777 (42354) Emirates
    A6-EQJ Boeing 777 (42355) Emirates
    A6-EQK Boeing 777 (42359) Emirates
    A6-EQM Boeing 777 (42361) Emirates
    A6-EUD Airbus A380 (216) Emirates
    A6-EUI Airbus A380 (221) Emirates
    A6-EUL Airbus A380 (224) Emirates
    A6-EUM Airbus A380 (225) Emirates
    A6-EUO Airbus A380 (227) Emirates
    A6-EUQ Airbus A380 (229) Emirates
    A6-EUR Airbus A380 (232) Emirates
    A6-EUT Airbus A380 (236) Emirates
    A6-EUU Airbus A380 (238) Emirates
    A6-EUV Airbus A380 (239) Emirates
    A6-EUX Airbus A380 (241) Emirates
    A6-EUY Airbus A380 (242) Emirates
    A6-EUZ Airbus A380 (244) Emirates
    A6-EWD Boeing 777 (35577) Emirates
    A6-EWG Boeing 777 (35578) Emirates
    A6-EWH Boeing 777 (35587) Emirates
    A6-FDI Boeing 737NG (31765) FlyDubai
    A6-FDQ Boeing 737NG (40244) FlyDubai
    A6-FDT Boeing 737NG (40247) FlyDubai
    A6-FDW Boeing 737NG (40250) FlyDubai
    A6-FDX Boeing 737NG (40251) FlyDubai
    A6-FDZ Boeing 737NG (40253) FlyDubai
    A6-FED Boeing 737NG (40257) FlyDubai
    A6-FEF Boeing 737NG (40259) FlyDubai
    A6-FEH Boeing 737NG (40260) FlyDubai
    A6-FEK Boeing 737NG (40282) FlyDubai
    A6-FEK Boeing 737NG (40282) FlyDubai
    A6-FEN Boeing 737NG (40265) FlyDubai
    A6-FEO Boeing 737NG (40266) FlyDubai
    A6-FEP Boeing 737NG (40269) FlyDubai
    A6-FET Boeing 737NG (40271) FlyDubai
    A6-FEU Boeing 737NG (40273) FlyDubai
    A6-FEW Boeing 737NG (40276) FlyDubai
    A6-FEX Boeing 737NG (40278) FlyDubai
    A6-FGE Boeing 737NG (60958) FlyDubai
    A6-FGH Boeing 737NG (60961) FlyDubai
    A6-FMC Boeing 737NG (60969) FlyDubai
    A6-MAX Boeing 737NG (60966) FlyDubai
    AP-EDH Airbus A320 (5943) Air Blue
    B-LBA Airbus A330 (1409) Cathay Pacific Airways
    EI-GFA Boeing 777 (32715) Rossiya Airlines
    EP-MMJ Airbus A310 (526) Mahan Air
    ET-APM Boeing 737NG (40962) Ethiopian Airlines
    G-OJTR Bombardier Challenger 350 (20731) Executive Aviation Services Ltd
    HZ-AS79 Airbus A320 (8428) Saudia
    M-ALIK Raytheon Hawker Horizon (RC-076) Nexuso Flight Operations Services
    M-RRRR Bombardier Global 6000 (9704) Prestige Investments Ltd
    N437GA Gulfstream 4 (1437) Nas Jet
    N887FD Boeing 777 (41066) FedEx Express
    P4-KBF Airbus A320 (6037) Air Astana
    SU-GDV Airbus A330 (1246) Egypt Air
    T7-BDD Hawker 800XP (258432) ElitAvia San Marino SrL
    T7-GTS Gulfstream 650 (6214) Empire Aviation San Marino SRL
    T7-JSJ Embraer EMB-135 (145540) NasJet
    TC-JOF Airbus A330 (1616) THY - Turkish Airlines
    V8-DLD Boeing 787 (34788) Royal Brunei Airlines
    VT-AOK Embraer EMB-135 (14501157) Topavia
    VT-AXR Boeing 737NG (36330) Air India Express
    VT-IEJ Airbus A320 (4818) IndiGo
    VT-IES Airbus A320 (5090) IndiGo
    VT-SLE Boeing 737NG (35224) SpiceJet
    VT-TRI Learjet 45 (45-290) M/S Thriveni Earth Movers Pvt Ltd