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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:
    WEF Zurich, Sun'n'Fun Florida, Air Expo Friedrichshafen, Rome, Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Sliac/Zeltweg Shows

    Header Picture: CVN-75 USS Harry S Truman in Stokes Bay on 07/10/18

    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.

    18th Jan - Logs and 23 pics added for a January German trip
    22-25 Jan - Log and 182 pics for Zurich 01/18 added
    27th Jan - 41 more pics added to Zurich 21/10/17
    28th Jan - Logs and 155 pics added for Zurich WEF 26-27/01/18
    29th Jan - Log and 62 pics added for Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival 28/01/18
    1st Feb - Log and pics added for South Korea's Gangneung Unification Park, 31 pics added to Zurich 27th Jan
    2nd Feb - Logs added for Zurich WEF 22-25/01/18, pics to follow
    11th Feb - 103 pics added for Longleat Balloon Safari 16/09/17
    27th Feb - 48 pics added to WEF Zurich 23/01/18
    04th Mar - 67 pics added to WEF Zurich 24/01/18
    08th Mar - 113 pics added to Tokyo-Haneda 26/05/17
    12th Mar - 81 pics added to WEF Zurich 25/01/18
    14th Mar - Logs & 69 pics added for Cheltenham HP & Gloucester 14/03/18
    26th Mar - Logs added for Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    30th Mar - 125 pics added to Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    31st Mar - 321 pics added to Japan 2017
    8th April - Logs and pics added for 03-04/04/18 - Zurich-Dubendorf-Stans-Alpnach-Emmen
    11th April - 75 pics added to Geneva 24/05/16
    22nd April - Logs added for Aero Expo Friedrichshafen tour
    7th May - Logs added for Istanbul & Antalya trip
    8th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair
    9th May - Log added for BBML Inflation Day
    10th May - Log added for Verona 09/05 and log & pics added for Eurasia Airshow at Antalya 28/04 and Istanbul-Yesilkoy Museum 02/05/18
    31st May - Log added for EBACE Geneva
    1st-8th June - Logs added for Spain/Portugal tour
    22nd June - Logs added for Finland tour 14-17/06
    23rd June - Logs/pics added for Belarus tour 18-22/05
    24th June - Logs/pics added for Russia tour 16-23/04, log added for Old Warden Gyro Fly-in 09/06 and Charity Fly-in 23/06, pics added to BBML Inflation Day 28/04, log and pics added for Aero/Heli Expo Booker 15/06
    1st July - 110 pics added to Finland 14-15/06
    5th July - Logs added for French trip 27/06-01/07 inc Nancy Show. Logs started for Cyprus
    6th July - Logs added to Museum bar for 2018 visits to Finland, Russia and Belarus
    7th July - Log added for Yeovilton Air Day. Pics added to Luxembourg 28/07.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07
    9th August - Logs completed for Larnaca 07/18 and started for 08/18
    16th August - Logs added for Chicago and the drive North to Oshkosh.
    05/06th Sept - Logs & pics added for Sliac Air Show Tour.
    10th Sept - Log & pics added for Belgian Air Force Day, Kleine Brogel
    12th Sept - Log added for Radom Air Show 25/08/18
    16th Sept - Log and pics added for East Anglia trip 13/09/18
    17th Sept - Log & pics added for Deblin Families Day & Poland Tour 22-26/08/18
    18th Sept - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 28-29/07/18
    21st Sept - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 30/07/18
    30th Sept - Logs & pics added for Cotswold Airport Revival Show
    1st & 2nd Oct - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 31/07-01/08/18
    6th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 02/08/18
    8th Oct - Logs added for Stokes Bay US Carrier trip 07/08/18
    17th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 03/08/18

    Sunday, 22 February 2009

    01/02/09 - Bern - Gruyere - Chateau d'Oex - Gstaad - Geneva

    Day 3 was to be balloons day before heading to Geneva. The weather was distinctly unfavourable for ballooning but they did manage to inflate 13 and most launched, if only briefly.

    Additional from 30/01 only

    C-FXCN Bombardier 604 Challenger (5474) Skyservice Aviation
    CS-DFL Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (97) NetJets Europe
    G-WTOR Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (211) Private
    HB-VOS Raytheon 390 Premier 1A (RB-187) Private
    N725LB Bombardier Global Express (9129) Private


    HB-OQV Piper PA-28-151 Warrior (28-7515204) Private
    HB-XFQ Schweizer 269C (S 1687) Private
    HB-XLA Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8616) Heliswiss
    HB-ZEI Eurocopter AS.350B3 Ecureuil (3610) Heliswiss

    Chateau d'Oex

    F-GXCI Cameron Balloon A-210 (4423) no marks
    F-HCDT Kubicek Balloon BB-51Z (515) Chateaux Demeures

    G-BYPD Cameron Balloon A-105 (4680) Headland Hotel Newquay
    HB-QGF Cameron Balloon Replica RX-120 (4748) Breitling

    HB-QLB Cameron Balloon Z-160 (10809) Parmigiani
    HB-QLK Cameron Balloon Z-105 (10858) Honda
    HB-QLS Cameron Balloon Z-77 (10932) Polymix

    HB-QLW Cameron Balloon Z-120 (10936) BCV
    HB-QSJ Thunder & Colt AS-105 Mk.II Airship (2212) no marks

    HB-QSW Lindstrand LBL-260A (1064) Chateau d'Oex

    HB-XSO Aerospatiale AS.350 Ecureuil B1 (1950) Heli-TV
    I-CHAR Thunder & Colt Ax7-77 S1 (10951) Valle d'Aosta
    OO-BZC Cameron Balloon N-160 (10850) smeg

    PH-EGG Cameron SS Balloon Egg-120 (11098) Chick/Egg SS

    D-ITLL Beech F90 King Air (LA-192) Stored engineless
    HB-FLI Pilatus PC-6B2/H4 Turbo Porter (893) Private
    HB-FPZ Pilatus PC-12-47 (702) Private
    HB-KDM Maule M-7-235 Super Rocket (4110C) Private
    HB-KEG Aviat Husky A-1 (1293X) Private
    HB-OGA Piper J/3C 90 Cub (13123) Private
    HB-PKT Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV (28R-8031129) Private
    HB-SEH SAN Jodel D.140 Mousquetaire (50) Private
    HB-XMJ Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (4302) Heli-Link
    HB-ZJR Eurocopter AS.350B3 Ecureuil (4182) Heli Alps
    PH-JFS Pilatus PC-12-45 (477) Private


    J-1544 de Havilland DH-112 Venom FB.50 (754) Preserved

    and so to Geneva, for tomorrows flight home, or so we thought

    4X-CPS Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XP (258391) Private
    4X-EBM Boeing 757-258 (23918) Sun d'Or International Airlines
    A6-FLG Gulfstream G450 (4106) Private
    A7-AEN Airbus A330-302 (907) Qatar Airways
    CS-DFF Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (41) NetJets Europe
    CS-DHK Cessna 550 Citation Bravo (550-1090) NetJets Europe
    CS-DKB Gulfstream G5 (642) NetJets Europe
    CS-DRM Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XPi (258771) NetJets Europe
    CS-DXW Cessna 560 Citation Excel S (560-5787) NetJets Europe
    CS-TPF Fokker F-100 (11258) Portugalia
    D-AAAM Gulfstream G550 (5189) DC Aviation
    D-ABIF Boeing 737-530 (24820) Lufthansa
    D-ABIO Boeing 737-530 (24939) Lufthansa
    D-ABXW Boeing 737-330 (24561) Lufthansa
    D-AIPW Airbus A320-211 (137) Lufthansa
    EC-JEI Airbus A319-111 (2311) Iberia
    EC-JYT Bombardier 604 Challenger (5648) Jets Personales
    EC-KKN Bombardier Global Express (9084) Private
    EI-DEJ Airbus A320-214 (2364) Aer Lingus
    EI-RJZ British Aerospace RJ85 (E2326) Cityjet
    F-GFKG Airbus A320-111 (21) Air France
    F-GPNJ Dassault Falcon 900EX (50) Aero Services Executive
    F-GSJR Piper PA-46DLX3 Malibu Mirage JetProp (4636112) Private
    F-GTAN Airbus A321-211 (3051) Air France
    F-GUGA Airbus A318-111 (2035) Air France
    G-EMLI Bombardier 604 Challenger (5383) Twinjet Aircraft
    G-EZAL Airbus A319-111 (2754) EasyJet
    G-EZBN Airbus A319-111 (3061) EasyJet
    G-EZBU Airbus A319-111 (3118) EasyJet
    G-EZDY Airbus A319-111 (3763) EasyJet
    G-EZEA Airbus A319-111 (2119) EasyJet
    G-EZEP Airbus A319-111 (2251) EasyJet
    G-EZIJ Airbus A319-111 (2477) EssyJet
    G-EZIZ Airbus A319-111 (2646) EasyJet
    G-EZNC Airbus A319-111 (2050) EasyJet
    G-FFFG Dassault Falcon 900EX EASy (155) TAG Aviation (UK)
    G-HCGD Learjet 45 (45-328) TAG Aviation (UK)
    G-LGAR Learjet 60 (60-286) TAG Aviation [UK]
    G-LLOD Learjet 45 (45-236) Aviation Beauport
    G-MEET Learjet 40 (45-2054) TAG Aviation [UK]
    G-OJAJ Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (132) TAG Aviation (UK)
    G-SYLJ Embraer ERJ-135 Legacy 600BJ (14500937) TAG Aviation [UK]
    HB-CKH Cessna P.210N Pressurized Centurion (P210-00613) Private
    HB-IAH Dassault Falcon 900EX (28) TAG Aviation SA
    HB-IBH Dassault Falcon 2000 (42) TAG Aviation SA
    HB-IEE Boeing 757-23A (24527) Privatair
    HB-IFJ Dassault Falcon 900EX (92) Private
    HB-IGQ Dassault Falcon 2000EX (9) Private
    HB-IUT IAI Galaxy (7) TAG Aviation SA
    HB-JEB IAI Galaxy G200 (32) TAG Aviation SA
    HB-JEG Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (34) Comlux Aviation
    HB-JER Bombardier Global Express (9017) Private
    HB-JET Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (154) Private
    HB-JEZ Cessna 750 Citation X (750-0179) TAG Aviation SA
    HB-JGN Bombardier Global 5000 (9249) Comlux Aviation
    HB-JGR Bombardier 604 Challenger (5624) Swiss Eagle
    HB-JQA de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4017) Baboo Airways
    HB-JQB de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4175) Baboo Airways
    HB-JRQ Bombardier 604 Challenger (5651) Private
    HB-JRS Bombardier Global 5000 (9174) Private
    HB-JRT Bombardier 604 Challenger (5442) Private
    HB-JSO Dassault Falcon 7X (12) Private
    HB-JSP Dassault Falcon 900 (69) Private
    HB-JSZ Dassault Falcon 7X (4) Private
    HB-JZF Airbus A319-111 (2184) EasyJet Switzerland
    HB-JZI Airbus A319-111 (2245) EasyJet Switzerland
    HB-JZK Airbus A319-111 (2319) EasyJet Switzerland
    HB-JZL Airbus A319-111 (2353) EasyJet Switzerland
    HB-JZM Airbus A319-111 (2370) EasyJet Switzerland
    HB-JZP Airbus A319-111 (2427) EasyJet Switzerland
    HB-KFR Socata TBM700B (195) Private
    HB-LOT Piper PA-31-310 Turbo Navajo B (31-7400981) Private
    HB-PIU Piper PA-46-310P Malibu (46-8608047) Private
    HB-PQZ Piper PA-32R-301T Saratoga IITC (3257321) Private
    HB-PRJ Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage (4636309) Private
    HB-VMJ Cessna 550S Citation S/II (S550-0029) Private
    HB-VNI Cessna 560 Citation Excel (560-5154) Private
    HB-VOB Hawker-Siddeley 125-800XPi (258733) Private
    HB-VOE Cessna 525A Citation Jet 2 (525A-0017) Private
    HB-VOF Cessna 525 Citation Jet 1+ (525-0623) Private
    HB-VOY Hawker-Siddeley 125-850XP (258895) Comlux Aviation
    I-BIMG Airbus A319-112 (2086) Alitalia
    LX-GVV Boeing 737-7BC (30791) Global Jet Concept
    LX-JFM Pilatus PC-12-47 (812) Jetfly Aviation
    LX-JFP Piaggio P-180 () Jetfly Aviation
    LX-JFQ Pilatus PC-12-47 (876) Jetfly Aviation
    LX-LGY Embraer ERJ-145LU (145242) Luxair
    LX-ZAV Bombardier 604 Challenger (5523) Global Jet Concept
    M-OORE Beech 350 Super King Air (FL-569) Private
    M-YSKY Beech 390 Premier (RB-209) Private
    N15HE Gulfstream G3 (369) Private
    N324FP Gulfstream G4SP (1475) Private
    N37HE Piper PA-24B-260 Comanche (24-4514) Private
    N461QS Gulfstream G450 (4125) NetJets
    N586D Gulfstream G4SP (1439) Private
    N746E Bombardier Challenger 300 (20207) Private
    N79EL Beech 400A Beechjet (RK-214) Private
    N850AC Socata TBM850 (426) Private
    N928GT Rockwell Commander 114B (14587) Private
    OE-FKW Raytheon 390 Premier 1 (RB-77) Private
    OE-GFB Beech 400A Beechjet (RK-84) Private
    OE-GKZ Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign (680-0200) Jet Alliance
    OE-GRU Cessna 525B Citation Jet 3 (525B-0222) Avcon Jet
    OE-HHH Dassault Falcon 50EX (297) Global Jet Concept
    OE-HSG IAI Galaxy G200 (65) Private
    OE-ILX Boeing 737-8DR (32777) Global Jet Concept
    OE-ISA Canadair Regional-Jet 850 (8043) Jet Alliance
    OO-VBR Boeing 737-4Y0 (24314) Brussels Airlines
    OY-ILG Bombardier Global Express (9163) Execujet Scandinavia
    PH-BXT Boeing 737-9K2 (32944) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    PH-VBG Dassault Falcon 2000EX (5) JetNetherlands
    SU-GBA Airbus A320-231 (165) Egypt Air
    SX-BTH Gulfstream G2 (171) Private
    SX-SEA IAI Galaxy G200 (163) Gainjet
    TC-JDA Airbus A310-304 (496) THY Turkish Airlines
    TC-KHA Hawker-Siddeley 125-900XP (HA-0046) Private
    UR-KKA Dassault Falcon 20F (389) Aerostar [UR]
    VP-BBJ Boeing 737-72U (29273) Private
    VP-BDX Bombardier 604 Challenger (5402) Private
    VP-BMM Hawker-Siddeley 125-850XP (258841) TAG Aviation
    VP-BNE Gulfstream G550 (5051) Private
    VP-BOL Gulfstream G4SP (1266) Private
    VP-BSE Bombardier Global Express (9028) Private
    VP-BSI Gulfstream G550 (5084) Private
    VP-BZR Airbus A320-214 (3640) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
    VP-CAZ Raytheon 390 Premier 1A (RB-202) Global Jet Concept
    VP-CBC Dassault Falcon 2000EX EASy (61) Private