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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

    Friday, 24 May 2019

    19/05/19 - Midlands Air Festival, Arbury Hall

    Attended by Stu, Matthew & Rich, 05:30-12:00

    Fixed Wing

    G-AWEF SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (549)
    G-AWGN Sportavia-Putzer RF-4D (4084)
    G-AYIJ SNCAN Stampe SV.4B (376)
    G-BPLM AIA Stampe SV.4C (1004)
    G-BWEF SNCAN Stampe SV.4C (208)
    G-DISP AutoGyro Europe Calidus (RSUK/CALS/030)
    G-GULZ Christen Eagle II (SEGLER 0001) ..flypasts
    G-KAXT Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F9669)
    G-OFIX Grob G.109B (6394)

    Morning balloon launch & tethering

    G-BBOD Thunder 0.5 Model Balloon (13)
    G-BGOI Cameron Balloon O-56 (526) Bristol Balloon Collectors
    G-BIFP Colt 56C (97)
    G-BKBD Thunder & Colt Ax3-17.5 (418)
    G-BLKU Colt Flame 56 SS (572)
    G-BLUE Colting Balloon 77A (77A-011)
    G-BMJJ Cameron SS Balloon Watch-75 (1207)
    G-BMOJ Cameron Balloon O-56 (1275)
    G-BOJB Cameron Balloon V-77 (1615)
    G-BPYV Cameron Balloon V-77 (1992) Bristol Balloon Collectors
    G-BRHG Thunder & Colt 90A (1568) Bristol Balloon Collectors
    G-BRRR Cameron Balloon V-77 (2070)
    G-BUWU Cameron Balloon V-77 (3053)
    G-BUYC Cameron Balloon C-80 Concept (3095)
    G-BVBU Cameron Balloon V-77 (3076)
    G-BVDR Cameron Balloon O-77 (2452)
    G-BVHV Cameron Balloon N-105 (3215)
    G-BWDH Cameron Balloon N-105 (3549)
    G-BWIP Cameron Balloon N-90 (3668)
    G-BWKW Thunder & Colt Ax8-90 (3770)
    G-BXGY Cameron Balloon V-65 (4125)
    G-BXHM Lindstrand LBL-25A (466)
    G-BXZI Lindstrand LBL-90A (543)
    G-BYIX Cameron SS Balloon Coca Cola (4597)
    G-BYNN Cameron Balloon V-90 (4643)
    G-BZFD Cameron Balloon N-90 (2725)
    G-BZKV Sky 90-24 (4857)
    G-CBIM Lindstrand LBL-90A (817)
    G-CBWK Ultramagic H-77 (77/218)
    G-CCPP Cameron Balloon C-70 Concept (10515)
    G-CCVZ Cameron Balloon O-120 (10586)
    G-CDZO Lindstrand LBL-60X (1104)
    G-CEKS Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11003)
    G-CFEB Cameron Balloon C-80 (11174)
    G-CGNJ Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11261)
    G-CHHL Cameron Balloon C-80 (11673)
    G-CHSP Ultramagic M-65C (65/196)
    G-CIDH Cameron Balloon C-80 (11804)
    G-CIDU Kubicek Balloon BB-22E (1058)
    G-CIJB Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11806)
    G-CIKL Ultramagic S-70 (70/01)
    G-CIRL Ultramagic S-90 (90/140)
    G-CJDN Cameron Balloon C-90 (11335)
    G-CJIH Lindstrand Technologies LTL1-105 (16)
    G-CJKI Cameron Balloon N-54 (4963)
    G-CJLT Cameron Balloon O-84 (12044)
    G-CJRK Cameron Balloon Z-31 (12062)
    G-CJVH Lindstrand Technologies LTL1-105 (23) Lindstrand Technologies Ltd
    G-CJWY Cameron Balloon O-31 (12071) Cameron Balloons Ltd
    G-CJXJ Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12027)
    G-CKIT Cameron Balloon C-60 (12124)
    G-CKTG Kubicek Balloon BB-26E (1426) Nova Balloon Service Ltd
    G-CKTW Cameron Balloon O-31 (11991)
    G-CKUN Bareford DB-6R (1)
    G-CKVE Aero 31 AM9 (002)
    G-CKWH Cameron SS Balloon Ronald-105 (4047)
    G-CKXA Cameron Balloon Sport-70 (12209)
    G-CKXG Cameron Balloon C-70 (12213)
    G-DAAY Ultramagic B-70 (70/25)
    G-DNGR Thunder & Colt 31A (10162)
    G-DRPO Cameron Balloon Z-105 (11822)
    G-ENUS Cameron Balloon N-90 (1914) Balloon Retirement Collection
    G-ERMS Thunder AS-33 Model Airship (A.1)
    G-HBEE Lindstrand Technologies LTL2-80 (47)
    G-HOPR Lindstrand LBL-25A (999)
    G-HPCB Ultramagic S-90 (90/132)
    G-HUKS Kubicek Balloon BB-22XR (1338)
    G-HYLA Kubicek Balloon SS Frog (1305)
    G-IFOS Ultramagic M-90 (90/135)
    G-JHAA Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11647)
    G-KAYI Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10710)
    G-KSKS Ultramagic S-90 (90/158)
    G-LBUK Lindstrand LBL-77A (922)
    G-LEAT Ultramagic B-70 (70/13)
    G-LOKI Ultramagic M-77C (77/260)
    G-LOWS Sky 77-24 (25)
    G-LTSB Cameron SS Balloon LTSB-90 (4483)
    G-MAPS Sky Flying Map (105)
    G-MLTA Ultramagic M-77 (77/377)
    G-MOJI Lindstrand Technologies LTL Special-Sphere (O69)
    G-OCTS Cameron Balloon Z-90 (11108)
    G-OHLV Sackville Balloon BM-65 (HLV01)
    G-OPAW Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12182) Lighter Than Air Ltd
    G-OTTI Cameron SS Balloon OTTI-34 (3983)
    G-OWLY Cameron Balloon C-70 (12092)
    G-PAWW Ultramagic M-90 (90/187)
    G-PURE Cameron SS Balloon Can-70 (1913)
    G-PURP Lindstrand LBL-90A (1387)
    G-RCOH Cameron SS Balloon Cube-105 (11681)
    G-RECL Cameron Balloon Z-105 (12239)
    G-SALE Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10944)
    G-SATI Cameron SS Balloon Sphere-105 (1901)
    G-SATL Cameron SS Balloon Sphere-105 (2696)
    G-SCFC Ultramagic S-90 (90/148)
    G-SUAU Cameron Balloon C-90 (11656)
    G-TRIG Cameron Balloon Z-90 (10446)
    G-TSWZ Cameron Balloon Z-77 (11652)
    G-UPOI Cameron Balloon TR-84 S1 (11296)
    G-WADZ Lindstrand LBL-90A (1354)
    G-WESS Lindstrand Technologies LTL1-90 (51)
    G-WSTY Lindstrand LBL-77A (1461)
    G-YLYB Cameron Balloon N-105 (4482)
    HB-BZZ Raven-Europe S-60A (E-356)
    N6566K Cameron Balloon Kiwi-90 (6641)
    PH-MAD Cameron Balloon Z-77 (11166)