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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

    Tuesday, 7 May 2019

    05/05/19 - Abingdon Show

    Thanks to RichT. The demarcation between display items and visitors wasn't always clear, so there may be some crossovers. There were probably more visitors after Rich had left.

    Static

    G-DDMH/DMH Grob G.102 Astir CS (1511)
    G-DDMH
    G-UIMB Guimbal G2 Cabri (1028)
    G-UIMB
    XL812 Saro Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5097)
    XL812

    Flying Display

    (G-BCYM)/WK577 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0598)
    WK577
    (G-BIXL)/472216/HO-M North American P-51D Mustang (122-38675)
    G-BIXL
    (G-BNGE)/TW536 Auster AOP.6 (1925)
    TW536
    (G-BXGP)/WZ882/K De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0927)
    WZ882
    G-BXRV Van's RV-4 (PFA 181-12482) Team Raven
    G-BXRV
    (G-BYNF)/3349 North American NA-64 Yale Mk.1 (64-2171)
    G-BYNF
    G-CIBM Van's RV-8 (LAA 303-15083) Team Raven
    (G-CIBW)/XT626 Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9632) Army Historic Flight
    XT626
    (G-CICN)/XT131/B Agusta-Bell Sioux AH.1 (1540) Army Historic Flight
    XT131
    (G-CICP)/XP820 De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (1483) Army Historic Flight
    XP820
    (G-CICR)/XR244 Auster AOP.9 (B5/10/181) Army Historic Flight
    XR244
    G-EFIZ Pitts S-2B Special (5224)
    G-EFIZ
    G-EWIZ Pitts S-2S Special (S.18)
    G-EWIZ
    G-EXIL Extra EA.300/S (1036)
    G-EXIL
    G-HUPW Hawker Hurricane I (G5-92301)
    G-HUPW
    G-IIYI Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (75-4645)
    G-IIYI
    (G-KAXT)/XT787 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9669)
    XT787
    (G-KDOG)/XX624/E Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (BH.120/289)
    XX624
    G-RAZI Siai-Marchetti SF.260 (102)
    G-RAZI
    G-SOUT Van's RV-8 (PFA 303-13295) Team Raven
    G-SOUT
    (G-THUN)/549192/F4-J Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (399-55731)
    G-THUN
    G-XXIV Bell AB.206B Jet Ranger III (08717)
    G-XXIV
    (G-YAKX)/27 red Yakovlev Yak-52 (9111307)
    G-YAKX
    HA-ANG Antonov An-2P (1G132-53)
    HA-ANG
    N74189 Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (75-717)
    N74189
    TE311 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVI (CBAF.IX.4497) Royal Air Force/BBMF
    TE311
    ZF287/287 Short Tucano T.1 (S.085) Royal Air Force/1 FTS
    ZF287

    Visitors

    2-BVSD/V-54 Aerospatiale SE.3130 Alouette II (1897)
    2-BVSD
    D-EHJL/18 Piaggio P.149D (045)
    D-EHJL
    F-GITZ American-General AG-5B Tiger (10140)
    F-GITZ
    G-ABNT Civilian CAC.1 Coupe (0.2.3)
    G-ABNT
    G-AEDU De Havilland DH.90A Dragonfly (7526)
    G-AEDU
    G-AEEG Miles M.3A Falcon Major (216)
    G-AEEG
    G-AHBL De Havilland DH.87B Hornet Moth (8135)
    G-AHBL
    G-ASCH Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 (B.619)
    G-ASCH
    G-ASSS Cessna 172E Skyhawk (17251467)
    G-ASSS
    G-ATBU Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 (B.635)
    G-ATBU
    G-AYDZ Jodel DR.200 (01)
    G-AYDZ
    G-BATV Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee F (28-7105022)
    G-BATV
    (G-BBLH)/31145/G-26 Piper L-4H Cub (10549)
    G-BBLH
    (G-BBMO)/WK514 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0550)
    WK514
    (G-BCEY)/WG465 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (C1/0515)
    WG465
    G-BDOD Reims/Cessna F150M (F15001266)
    G-BDOD
    G-BGBE Jodel DR.1050 Ambassadeur (260)
    G-BGBE
    (G-BKGL)/1164/64 Beech Expeditor 3TM (A-0764/CA-164)
    G-BKGL
    G-BPAF Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-7716142)
    G-BPAF
    G-BSXC Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8416126)
    G-BSXC
    G-BTKA Piper J.5A Cub Cruiser (5-954)
    G-BTKA
    G-BWPE Murphy Renegade Spirit UK (PFA 188-12791)
    G-BWPE
    (G-CBSI)/XZ934/U Westland Gazelle HT.2 (1736/WA)
    XZ934
    (G-CBSK)/ZB627/A Westland Gazelle HT.3 (1914/WA)
    ZB627
    G-CDFR Pegasus Quantum 15 (6943)
    G-CDFR
    G-CDTA Evektor EV-97 TeamEurostar UK (2509)
    G-CDTA
    G-CEDX Evektor EV-97 Teameurostar UK (2827)
    G-CEDX
    (G-CERD)/WK640 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (OGMA 07)
    WK640
    G-CGOG Evektor EV-97A Eurostar (PFA 315A-14980)
    G-CGOG
    G-CHDK Magni M-16C Tandem Trainer (16-12-6894)
    G-CHDK
    G-CUBW Wag-Aero CUBy Acro Trainer (PFA 108-13581)
    G-CUBW
    G-DEEZ Denney Kitfox Mk.3 (931)
    G-DEEZ
    G-EDGI Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-7916565)
    G-EDGI
    G-ISDN Boeing Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (75-1263)
    G-ISDN
    G-MCLY Cessna 172P Skyhawk (17275597)
    G-MCLY
    G-MYLN Kolb Twinstar Mk.3 (PFA 205-12430)
    G-MYLN
    G-OLEG Yakovlev Yak-3U (0470202)
    G-OLEG
    G-OSNX Grob G.109B (6413)
    G-OSNX
    G-OSPX Grob G.109B (6414)
    G-OSPX
    G-OTTY Autogyro Europe Calidus (RSUK/CALS/011)
    G-OTTY
    (G-RGUS)/KK527 Fairchild F.24R-46A Argus III (R9-1145)
    KK527
    (G-ZZLE)/XX436/CU-39 Westland Gazelle HT.2 (1402)
    XX436

    Overflight

    ZZ336 Aibus Voyager KC.3 (1363) Royal Air Force/10/101 Sqn
    ZZ336