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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

    Sunday, 29 November 2009

    29/11/09 - Frankfurt

    RichT had an afternoon on the viewing terrace:

    4O-AOB Embraer EMB195 (19000283) Montenegro Airlines
    4O-AOB
    4X-EKS Boeing 737NG (36433) EL AL
    A6-ECX Boeing 777 (38982) Emirates
    A6-ECX
    A6-EYP Airbus A330 (854) Etihad Airways
    B-6122 Airbus 330 (732) China Eastern
    B-6122
    B-16482 Boeing 747 (30608) EVA Air
    B-18708 Boeing 747 (30765) China Airlines
    B-LID Boeing 747 (36869) Cathay Pacific
    CN-RNV Boeing 737NG (28988) Royal Air Maroc
    CS-DLC Dassault Falcon 2000EX (098) NetJets Europe
    D-AHFT Boeing 737 (30413) Tui Fly, no titles
    D-AHFT
    EC-KSE Airbus A340 (170) Iberia
    EC-KSE
    EI-CDE Boeing 737 (25115) Rossiya Russian Airlines
    EI-DTW Boeing 737 (25188) Transaero Airlines
    EP-ICF Airbus A300 (173) Iran Air
    EW-290PA Boeing 737 (27629) Belavia
    HA-LOR Boeing 737NG (29355) MALEV
    HB-IMJ Gulfstream 5 (517) G5 Executive AG
    HL7604 Boeing 747 (29907) Asiana Airlines
    HL7755 Boeing 777 (30861) Asiana Airlines
    HZ-AKI Boeing 777 (28352) Saudi Arabian Airlines
    I-BIMI Airbus A319 (1745) Alitalia
    JA732J Boeing 777 (32430) Japan Airlines
    JA734A Boeing 777 (32649) All Nippon Airways
    LN-RPB Boeing 737NG (28294) SAS
    LN-RRN Boeing 737NG (30191) SAS Norge
    LZ-HBG BAE 146 (E3146) Taban Air
    N593FE Douglas MD-11 (48551) FedEx Express
    N68061 Boeing 767 (29456) Continental Airlines
    N789SA Boeing 747 (23394) Southern Air
    OE-IHA Embraer EMB190 (19000285) Niki
    OO-TNH Boeing 737 (23930) TNT Airways
    S7-ASY Boeing 767 (29386) Air Seychelles
    SU-GDA Boeing 737NG (35565) Egypt Air
    TC-JPC Airbus A320 (2928) THY - Turkish Airlines
    TC-APU Boeing 737NG (29344) Pegasus Airlines
    TC-APU
    TF-AMD Boeing 747 (23476) Air Atlanta Icelandic
    TF-ARN Boeing 747 (22382) Malaysian Airline System
    VP-BHG Airbus A319 (1870) S7 Airlines
    VP-BHG
    VP-BII Boeing 747 (24576) Air Bridge Cargo
    VP-BZR Airbus A320 (3640) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VT-ALJ Boeing 777 (36308) Air India

    Saturday, 28 November 2009

    28/11/09 - The Flying Show at the NEC

    StuC visited the Birmingham NEC for The Flying Show:

    G-BVDJ Campbell Cricket Replica (PFA G/03-1189)

    G-CEGK Aerotec MXP-740 Savannah (BMAA/HB/515)

    (G-CEZH) Aerochute Dual (321)
    G-CFIB Aeriane Swift Light PAS (88)

    G-CFIY Ikarus Comco C-42A (0804-6954)

    (G-CFKP) Performance Designs Powerchute Voyager (UK1)
    G-CFNX Air Creation Tanarg 912S (BMAA/HB/569)

    G-CFOS Flylight Airsports Dragonfly (17)

    G-CGAJ Alpi Aviation Pioneer 400 (1)

    G-CGEC Flight Design CTLS (F-09-02-12)

    G-CGGM Evektor EV-97 (3401)

    G-CGHG P&M Aviation Quik GT450 (8427)

    G-CGHH P&M Aviation Quikr 912S (8496)

    (G-CGJJ ?) P&M Aviation Magic Laser (Trike AM145 / Wing AL146 )

    G-CLDS Rotorsport UK Calidus (RSUK/CALS/001)

    G-CSDR Corvus Aircraft CA-22 Crusader (CNE05-10)

    (G-DRPK) Just Aircraft Escapade (LAA 345-14824)

    G-GSAL/416/15 Grass Strip Aviation Fokker E.III (GS-101)

    G-GSMT AutoGyro Europe MT0sport (RSUK/MTOS/001)

    G-MWTN/304 CFM Shadow CD (K.153)

    G-MYIL Cyclone Airsports Chaser S (CH.849)

    G-OHJE Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 Hawk (LAA 330A-14853)

    G-OKID Just Aircraft Escapade Kid (ESCK001)

    G-ROCO Light Aircraft Company ACLA Sirocco (09/001)

    G-TLAC Light Aircraft Company Sherwood Ranger ST (PFA 237B-13895)

    G-TSOB Rans S.6ES Coyote II (PFA 204-14066)

    G-YROP Magni M-16C (1258156)

    G-YRRO Rotorsport UK Calidus (RSUK/CALS/002)

    Unregistered Flylight Airsports Dragonfly [Aeros Combat 12T] (not yet allocated)

    Unregistered Magni M24 Orion (24095184)

    Unregistered Skyranger Nynja (SKR 0810913)

    Unregistered Skyranger Swift (BMA/HB/599)

    Monday, 23 November 2009

    23/11/09 - Bonn-Hangelar - Dusseldorf - Koln - Monchengladbach

    RichT had a day out in Germany.

    Bonn-Hangelar

    D-HHBG Eurocopter EC-135 (0568) ADAC Luftrettung GmbH

    Dusseldorf

    5A-ONB Airbus A320 (3236) Afriqiyah Airways
    CS-DNV BAE.125 (258499) NetJets Europe
    CS-DNY Cessna Citation Excel (560-5216) NetJets Europe
    D-ABBJ Boeing 737NG (30286) Air Berlin
    D-ABBK Boeing 737NG (33013) Air Berlin
    D-ABBU Boeing 737NG (30627) Air Berlin
    D-ABBU
    D-ABBW Boeing 737NG (30642) Air Berlin
    D-ABDB Airbus A320 (2619) Air Berlin
    D-ABDC Airbus A320 (2654) Air Berlin
    D-ABDC
    D-ABGB Airbus A319 (2467) Air Berlin
    D-ABGB
    D-ABGJ Airbus A319 (3415) Air Berlin
    D-ABGN Airbus A319 (3661) Air Berlin
    D-ABOG Boeing 757 (29014) Condor
    D-ABQA DHC-8 (4223) Air Berlin
    D-ABQB DHC-8 (4226) Air Berlin
    D-ABQG DHC-8 (4250) Air Berlin
    D-ABQG
    D-ABQH DHC-8 (4256) Air Berlin
    D-ABQH
    D-ACBG Embraer EMB135 (14501016) DC Aviation
    D-ACNA Canadair CRJ-900 (15229) Lufthansa Regional
    D-ACNC Canadair CRJ-900 (15236) Lufthansa Regional
    D-ACND Canadair CRJ-900 (15238) Lufthansa Regional
    D-ACND
    D-ACNF Canadair CRJ-900 (15243) Lufthansa Regional
    D-ACNF
    D-ACNG Canadair CRJ-900 (15245) Lufthansa Regional
    D-ACSC Canadair CRJ-700 (10039) Lufthansa Regional
    D-AGES Boeing 737NG (28108) Air Berlin
    D-AHFO Boeing 737NG (27987) TUIfly
    D-AHFW Boeing 737NG (30882) TUIfly
    D-AHLE Canadair Challenger 604 (5462) Hapag-Lloyd Executive GmbH
    D-AHLE
    D-AIFE Airbus A340 (434) Lufthansa
    D-AIFF Airbus A340 (447) Lufthansa
    D-AIGO Airbus A340 (233) Lufthansa
    D-AIRY Airbus A321 (0901) Lufthansa
    D-AIRY
    D-AISP Airbus A321 (3864) Lufthansa
    D-ALPA Airbus A330 (403) Air Berlin
    D-ALPB Airbus A330 (432) Air Berlin
    D-ALPJ Airbus A330 (911) Air Berlin
    D-ALSA Airbus A321 (1629) Air Berlin
    D-ALSA
    D-ALTE Airbus A320 (1504) Air Berlin
    D-ALTK Airbus A320 (1931) Air Berlin
    D-ALTK
    D-ANND Airbus A320 (1546) Blue Wings
    D-ANNF Airbus A320 (1650) Blue Wings
    D-ANNG Airbus A320 (1464) Blue Wings
    D-ANNI Airbus A320 (1785) Blue Wings
    D-ARIF Embraer EMB135 (14500841) Silver Bird Charterflug
    D-ATWO Embraer EMB135 (14501010) DC Aviation
    D-CABB IAI Astra (059) Vibro Air
    D-CAMS Cessna Citation V (560-0243) Club Airways
    D-CREY Cessna Citation III (650-0192) Triple Alpha Luftfahrt GmbH
    D-CURT Learjet 31 (31A-042) Air Traffic GmbH
    D-IATT Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-048) Vibro Air Flugservice GmbH
    D-IDCV Beechcraft King Air 90 (LJ-1622)
    D-IEGO Cessna Citation Mustang (510-0048) Triple Alpha Luftfahrtgesellschaft GmbH
    D-IEKU Cessna CitationJet 2 (525A-0043)
    D-IFHI Beechcraft King Air 90 (LJ-0977) RWL German Flight Academy GmbH
    D-IKOP Cessna CitationJet (525-0016) Triple Alpha Avanti Aviation Aachen GmbH
    EI-DEI Airbus A320 (2374) Aer Lingus
    F-GRJQ Canadair Regional Jet (7321) Air France
    F-GTAE Airbus A321 (0796) Air France
    G-ECOP DHC-8 (4242) Flybe
    G-JEDW DHC-8 (4093) Flybe
    G-KKEV DHC-8 (4201) Flybe
    HB-IOX Airbus A319 (3604) Air Berlin
    HB-IOX
    N180DN Boeing 767 (25985) Delta Air Lines
    N516QS Gulfstream 5 (658) NetJets
    OE-FKK Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-211)
    OE-FMC Raytheon 390 Premier I (RB-041) International Jet Management GmbH
    OE-LCN Canadair Regional Jet (7365) Austrian Arrows
    OE-LVL Fokker 100 (11404) Austrian Arrows
    OH-LEM Embraer EMB170 (17000141) Finnair
    OH-LEM
    OK-OER Airbus A319 (3892) CSA Czech Airlines
    OK-OER
    OY-KFL Canadair CRJ-900 (15246) SAS
    OY-KFL
    OY-SVB BAE Jetstream 31 (985) Sun-Air of Scandinavia
    OY-SVB
    RA-67217 Canadair Challenger 300 (20173) Tulpar Air
    SE-DNX Boeing 737NG (28304) SAS
    TC-JGG Boeing 737NG (34405) THY - Turkish Airlines
    TC-VYN Cessna CitationJet 2 (525A-0236) Veyan Hava Tasimaciligi
    TS-IMK Airbus A319 (0880) Tunisair
    VP-BDM Airbus A319 (2069) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VP-BDM
    VP-CMH Cessna Citation Sovereign (680-0171) Herrenknecht Aviation GmbH

    Koln-Bonn

    D-ACHH Canadair Regional Jet (7449) Lufthansa Regional
    D-CCEU Cessna Citation III (650-0190) Air Traffic GmbH
    D-HBRE MBB BK-117 (7184) ADAC Luftrettung GmbH
    EI-FXK ATR-72 (256) Air Contractors
    HA-FAH Fokker 27 (10634) Farnair Hungary
    N258UP Douglas MD-11 (48416) UPS
    N576UP Boeing 747 (35665) UPS
    OY-EDC ATR-72 (701) Nordic Aviation Contractor
    OY-SRP Boeing 767 (22220) Star Air A/S
    OY-SRP
    S5-ABS Airbus A300 (126) Solinair

    Monchengladbach

    D-AELL Fokker 27 (10414) German Flight School
    D-CJJJ Cessna Citation IIS (S550-0086) Euro Flight Service