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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

    Wednesday, 17 July 2019

    13-15/07/19 - Almaty - Shymkent - Abay - Nur-Sultan

    Days 7-9 of the Aeroprints 'stans tour was spent back in Kazakhstan.

    13/07 - Almaty

    02 yellow Mil Mi-8MTV (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    12 yellow Mil Mi-17V-5 (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    14 yellow Mil Mi-17V-5 (398M02) Kazakhstan Air Force
    72850 Antonov An-72-100 (36576092850) Kazakhstan Border Guard
    M-AREA Hawker 900XP (HA-0090) Area Plus IV Ltd
    P4-KBB Airbus A320-232(SL) (5613) FlyArystan
    P4-KBE Airbus A320-232(SL) (5968) Air Astana
    P4-KBG Airbus A320-232(SL) (6029) Air Astana
    P4-KBH Airbus A320-271N(SL) (7124) Air Astana
    P4-KBI Airbus A320-271N(SL) (8483) Air Astana
    P4-KBJ Airbus A320-271N(SL) (8860) Air Astana
    P4-KDB Airbus A321-231 (5404) Air Astana
    P4-KDC Airbus A321-271N(SL) (7567) Air Astana
    P4-KDE Airbus A321-271N(SL) (8090) Air Astana
    P4-KEB Boeing 767-3KY(ER)/W (42221) Air Astana
    P4-KHA Embraer Emb-190-300STD (19020012) Air Astana
    P4-KHB Embraer Emb-190-300STD (19020013) Air Astana
    P4-VAS Airbus A320-232 (3141) Air Astana
    T7-TAN Cessna 750 Citation X (750-0261) Jet Airlines
    TC-JNS Airbus A330-303 (1458) Turkish Airlines
    TC-LJL Boeing 777F (60403) Turkish Cargo
    UP-B3720 Boeing 737MAX 8 (61737) SCAT Airlines, stored
    UP-B3721 Boeing 737-3H4/W (27715) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B6703 Boeing 767-332(ER) (30597) Sunday Airlines
    UP-EM011 Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 650 (14501136) Comlux KZ
    UP-F1004 Fokker F-100 (11445) Bek Air
    UP-F1005 Fokker F-100 (11500) Bek Air
    UR-SQB Boeing 737-8H6/W (40153) SkyUp Airlines
    VP-BKI Airbus A321-211(SL) (7137) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VQ-BDM Airbus A320-214 (2175) Ural Airlines

    13/07 - Shymkent - ramp tour

    02 white Antonov An-26 (7201) Kazakhstan Border Guard
    03 red CASA 295M (119) kazakhstan Air Force
    25 yellow Mil Mi-8MT (unknown) Kazakhstan Border Guard
    CCCP-07424 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G150-59) wfu
    HA-TCG Ilyushin IL-76TD (0023436048) Atlant-Hungary Airlines, wfu
    P4-GAS Boeing 757-2G5/W (28112) Air Astana
    P4-KBG Airbus A320-232(SL) (6029) Air Astana
    UN-85558 Tupolev Tu-154B2 (82A558) East Wing, wfu
    UN-87314 Yakovlev Yak-40 (9330929) GST Aero, wfu
    UP-A0192 WSK-PZL An-2 (1G238-44) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A0194 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G219-17) Navigator, wfu
    UP-A0196 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G225-33) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A0197 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G228-36) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A0200 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G222-34) Navigator, wfu
    UP-A0205 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G168-28) Southern Sky, wfu
    UP-A0210 WSK-PZL An-2P (1G130-49) Southern Sky, wfu
    UP-A0211 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G124-12) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A0212 WSK-PZL An-2P (1G139-45) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A0214 WSK-PZL An-2P (1G149-22) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A0215 WSK-PZL An-2P (1G139-18) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A0216 WSK-PZL An-2P (1G140-47) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A0217 WSK-PZL An-2TP (1G162-56) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-A2802 PZL-Mielec An-28 (1AJ003-13) Zhezkazgan Air, wfu
    UP-AN202 Antonov An-12BP (3341201) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN210 Antonov An-12B (6344104) East Wing, wfu
    UP-AN405 Antonov An-24B (77303508) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN406 Antonov An-24B (77303604) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    (UP-AN408) Antonov An-24B (97305608) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN409 Antonov An-24B (07305909) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN410 Antonov An-24B (07306104) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    (UP-AN411) Antonov An-24B (87304016) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN412 Antonov An-24B (87304309) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN413 Antonov An-24RV (37308305) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN414 Antonov An-24RV (37308805) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN415 Antonov An-24RV (47309505) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN418 Antonov An-24B (89901810) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN419 Antonov An-24RV (27307609) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN420 Antonov An-24B (07306308) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN421 Antonov An-24B (07306407) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN423 Antonov An-24RV (67310509) Southern Sky Airlines, wfu
    UP-AN426 Antonov An-24B (17307406) SCAT Airlines, wfu
    (UP-B2701) Boeing 727-232 (22045) Mega Aircompany, wfu
    UP-B5703 Boeing 757-21B (25259) Sunday Airlines
    UP-BA111 BAC 1-11 401AK (078) East Wing, wfu
    UP-I6207 Ilyushin IL62M (1545951) Deta Air, wfu
    (UP-L4105)/UN-67491 LET L-410UVP (841316) wfu
    UP-MI824 Mil Mi-8T (98417207) Euro-Asia Air
    UP-MI858 Mil Mi-8 MTV-1 (unknown) Burundaiavia
    UP-Y4031 Yakovlev Yak-40 (9421334) East Wing, wfu
    UP-Y4209 Yakovlev Yak-42D (4520423606256) East Wing, wfu
    unmarked PZL-Mielec An-28 (unknown) wfu

    13/07 - Abay

    UP-A0133 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G212-06) AON
    UP-A0259 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G136-45) AK Salem
    UP-A0111 WSK-PZL An-2R (1G154-12) Taraz Zhana Alem

    13/07 - Shymkent WW2 Monument

    02 red Sukhoi Su-7 (unknown) Preserved

    14/07 - Shymkent - the right runway for departure allowed good views of some of the military ramps

    P4-KBH Airbus A320-271N(SL) (7124) Air Astana
    UP-EC018 Eurocopter BK117C-2 (9531) MChS Kazakhstan
    P4-FAS Boeing 757-2G5/W (29489) Air Astana
    UP-MI858 Mil Mi-8 MTV-1 (unknown) Burundaiavia
    15 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29BB (2960522995) Kazakhstan Air Force
    16 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 (2960520152) Kazakhstan Air Force
    17 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 (2960520151) Kazakhstan Air Force
    18 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 (2960520579) Kazakhstan Air Force
    19 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 (2960520580) Kazakhstan Air Force
    20 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29B (2960525068) Kazakhstan Air Force
    21 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 (2960510195) Kazakhstan Air Force
    40 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29UB (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    41 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29UB (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    42 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29UB (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    44 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29UB (N50903005127) Kazakhstan Air Force
    45 red Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29UB (N50903011584) Kazakhstan Air Force
    01 red Mil Mi-35M (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    02 red Mil Mi-35M (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    03 red Mil Mi-35M (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    04 red Mil Mi-35M (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    16 red Mil Mi-17V-5 (unknown) Kazakhstan Air Force
    25 yellow Mil Mi-8MT (unknown) Kazakhstan Border Guard
    40 red Mil Mi-171Sh (171Sh003981572..U ?) Kazakhstan Air Force
    03 red CASA 295M (119) Kazakhstan Air Force
    03 white Antonov An-26 (8308) Kazakhstan Border Guard

    14/07 - Almaty

    01 red CASA 295M (093) Kazakhstan Air Force
    02 red CASA 295M (096) Kazakhstan Air Force
    05 red CASA 295M (153) Kazakhstan Air Force
    06 red CASA 295M (158) Kazakhstan Air Force
    08 red CASA 295M (169) Kazakhstan Air Force
    14 yellow Mil Mi-17V-5 (398M02) Khazakhstan Air Force
    B-LNZ Airbus A330-243F (1051) Hong Kong Airlines
    M-AREA Hawker 900XP (HA-0090) Area Plus IV Ltd
    M-YBUS Airbus A320-214X (6069) Prime Aviation JSC
    P4-AIR de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4598) Qazaq Air
    P4-KCI Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000604) Air Astana
    P4-KDA Airbus A321-231 (5357) Air Astana
    P4-KEB Boeing 767-3KY(ER) (42221) Air Astana
    P4-KHC Embraer Emb-190-300STD (19020014) Air Astana
    T7-EAA Bombardier Challenger 604 (5649) Aviation Reasonable Solution LLC
    T7-TAN Cessna 750 Citation X (750-0261) Jet Airlines
    UK32020 Airbus A320-214 (4952) Uzbekistan Airways
    UP-B3710 Boeing 737-31S (29116) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B3721 Boeing 737-3H4/W (27715) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B5703 Boeing 757-21B (25259) Sunday Airlines
    UP-CJ014 Canadair Regional-Jet 200LR (7990) Fly Jet KZ
    UP-EM009 Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 (50500082) Fly Jet KZ
    UP-EM011 Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 650 (14501136) Comlux KZ
    UP-F1005 Fokker F-100 (11500) Bek Air
    UP-F1009 Fokker F-100 (11470) Bek Air
    UP-P1004 Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-292) Jet Airlines

    14/07 - Nur-Sultan Nazarbayev

    9H-WFC Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 (14500988) Air X Charter
    A6-EII Airbus A320-232 (3713) Etihad Airways
    B-9925 Airbus A320-214 (5690) Air China
    M-TAKE Canadair Challenger 850 (8079) ATA Concept GmbH
    M-TYRA Bombardier Global 5000 (9560) ATA Concept GmbH
    M-YBUS Airbus A320-214X (6069) Prime Aviation JSC
    P4-FAS Boeing 757-2G5/W (29489) Air Astana
    P4-KBA Airbus A320-232 (5401) FlyArystan
    P4-KBE Airbus A320-232(SL) (5968) Air Astana
    P4-KBF Airbus A320-232(SL) (6037) Air Astana
    P4-KBF Airbus A320-232(SL) (6037) Air Astana
    P4-KBH Airbus A320-271N(SL) (7124) Air Astana
    P4-KCE Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000487) Air Astana
    P4-KCG Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000543) Air Astana
    P4-KCH Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000547) Air Astana
    P4-KDD Airbus A321-271N(SL) (7634) Air Astana
    P4-KEB Boeing 767-3KY(ER)/W (42221) Air Astana
    P4-KHB Embraer Emb-190-300STD (19020013) Air Astana
    P4-KHC Embraer Emb-190-300STD (19020014) Air Astana
    P4-MAS Boeing 757-28A/W (28833) Air Astana
    P4-VAS Airbus A320-232 (3141) Air Astana
    UP-B3712 Boeing 737-35B (25069) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B3719 Boeing 737-330 (26428) Sunkar Air
    UP-B3721 Boeing 737-3H4/W (27715) SCAT Airlines
    UP-CJ005 Canadair Regional-Jet2 00LR (7902) SCAT Airlines
    UP-CS302 Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3 (525B0323) Kaz Air Jet
    UP-F1010 Fokker F-100 (11527) Bek Air
    UP-MI865 Mil Mi-8MTV-1 (unknown) Prime Aviation JSC
    HA-LWR Airbus A320-232(SL) (5604) Wizz Air
    UP-F1009 Fokker F-100 (11470) Bek Air
    UP-F1017 Fokker F-100 (11258) Bek Air

    15/07 - Nur-Sultan Nazarbayev

    01 red Antonov An-26 (9708) Kazakhstan Air Force
    01 yellow Shaanxi Y-8F200W (591805 ?) Kazakhstan Border Guards
    04 white Antonov An-26 (4405) Kazakhstan Border Guard
    A6-RRJ Airbus ACJ319-115 (5277) Rotana Jet Aviation
    M-AREA Hawker 900XP (HA-0090) Area Plus IV Ltd
    M-YBUS Airbus ACJ320-214X (6069) Prime Aviation JSC
    OE-HKT IAI G280 (2070) International Jet Management GmbH
    P4-AIR de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG (4598) Qazaq Air
    P4-FAS Boeing 757-2G5/W (29489) Air Astana
    P4-GAS Boeing 757-2G5/W (28112) Air Astana
    P4-KBA Airbus A320-232 (5401) FlyArystan
    P4-KBC Airbus A320-232(SL) (5734) Air Astana
    P4-KBF Airbus A320-232(SL) (6037) Air Astana
    P4-KCH Embraer Emb-190-100LR (19000547) Air Astana
    P4-KDB Airbus A321-231 (5404) Air Astana
    P4-KEA Boeing 767-3KY(ER)/W (42220) Air Astana
    P4-KHC Embraer Emb-190-300STD (19020014) Air Astana
    P4-MAS Boeing 757-28A (28833) Air Astana
    P4-OAS Airbus A321-131 (1204) Air Astana
    P4-VAS Airbus A320-232 (3141) Air Astana
    UK32019 Airbus A320-214 (4770) Uzbekistan Airways
    UP-B3712 Boeing 737-35B (25069) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B3718 Boeing 737-3U3 (28742) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B3722 Boeing 737-522 (26739) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B3723 Boeing 737-522 (26684) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B3725 Boeing 737-7GL/W (37233) SCAT Airlines
    UP-B6703 Boeing 767-332(ER) (30597) Sunday Airlines
    UP-CJ005 Canadair Regional-Jet 200LR (7902) SCAT Airlines
    UP-CJ008 Canadair Regional-Jet 200LR (7365) SCAT Airlines
    UP-CS301 Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3 (525B0259) Kaz Air Jet
    UP-F1005 Fokker F-100 (11500) Bek Air
    UP-F1009 Fokker F-100 (11470) Bek Air
    UP-F1011 Fokker F-100 (11517) Bek Air
    UP-MI709 Mil Mi-172 (unknown) Prime Aviation
    VP-BKI Airbus A321-211(SL) (7137) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VQ-BAX Airbus A320-214 (3778) Aeroflot Russian Airlines