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    Welcome to our Trip Report Blog.
    Here we will post logs and pictures taken on aircraft spotting trips.
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    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 2021:
    30th January - Logs added for 2019 Austria/Slovakia/Hungary tour. Museums listings updated for same tour.
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    20th February - completed adding pics to the 2019 Kazahkstan trip. Logs and some pics added for 9-day June 2019 French tour.

    Thursday, 24 September 2009

    22 and 23/09/09 - Helitech Duxford - Bourn

    StuC attended on the first two days

    Exhibition tent

    n/a Bell 429 Mock-up (n/a) Bell

    G-SENS Eurocopter EC.135T2+ (0833) Eurocopter UK


    Static

    0417 PZL-Swidnik W-3RL (310417) Polish Air Force

    6616 PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (660312) Polish Air Force

    EI-MEN Agusta A-109S (22017)

    G-BURS Sikorsky S-76A+ (76-0040) Premiair Aviation Services

    G-BYIE Robinson R22 (2933)

    G-BYOM Sikorsky S-76C+ (76-0464) Starspeed

    G-CCWK Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5439)

    G-CFWX Eurocopter EC.130B4 (4746) Eurocopter UK

    G-CGBT Agusta A-109S (22120)

    G-CPHA Robinson R44 (12641)

    G-DASY McD-D Helicopters 369E (0574E)

    G-ELTE Agusta A-109A-2 (7269)

    G-FULM Sikorsky S-76C (76-0583) Air Harrods

    G-GMPX McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00122) Greater Manchester Police ASU (wednesday only)

    G-GOWF Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0785) Bond Air Services

    G-JAJA Robinson R44 (11691)

    G-JERS Robinson R22 (1610)

    G-JJFB Eurocopter EC120B (1506)

    G-LNAA McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00074) Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

    G-MLTY Aerospatiale AS.365N2 (6431) Multiflight

    G-MUMU Agusta A-109S (22073)

    G-OFST Bell Helicopters 206L-3 (51300)

    G-OOGL McD-D Helicopters 369E (0234E)

    G-POLI Robinson R44 (12665)

    G-REAL Eurocopter AS.350B2 (3032)

    G-RIDA Eurocopter AS.355NP (5754) National Grid

    G-RWPL Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6847) Eurocopter UK

    G-SKYW Aerospatiale AS.355F1 (5261) Cabair Group

    G-SUFK Eurocopter EC135P2+ (0730) Suffolk Police ASU

    G-VONH Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5303) Premiair Aviation Services

    G-WEAT Robinson R44 (12722)

    G-WELY Agusta A-109E (11710) Titan Airways

    G-WRSY Enstrom 480B (5077)

    HB-ZRZ Agusta A-109SP (22204) REGA Swiss Air Ambulance

    HB-ZUS AgustaWestland AW119 Mk II (14707) Swiss Jet AG

    N119JT Agusta A-119 (14037)

    N120HH Bell Helicopters 407 (53661)

    N30562 Bell Helicopters 407 (53750)

    OY-HJL AgustaWestland AW139 (31245) Bel Air Aviation

    VP-BKQ Bell Helicopters 430 (49008)

    VP-CBD Sikorsky S-76C (76-0514)

    XW214 Aerospatiale Puma HC.1 (1120) Royal Air Force

    ZJ252/52 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (3049) Army Air Corps/DHFS

    ZR327/B AgustaWestland AW139 (31231) FBS Heliservices/DHFS


    Visitors - Northern Flightlines 22nd

    G-CMBS McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00111) Cambridgeshire Police
    G-HAAT McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00081) Herts Air Ambulance
    G-RESC MBB/Kawasaki BK117C-1 (7504) Sterling Helicopters
    G-SAMP Agusta A-109E (11673)
    N35AG Agusta A-109 (22050)

    Visitors - Northern Flightlines 23rd

    G-11 McD-D Helicopters MD-900 (900-00045) Belgian Federale Politie

    G-HAAT McD-D Helicopters MD-902 (900-00081) Herts Air Ambulance

    G-HOLM Eurocopter EC135T2+ (0574)

    G-SAMP Agusta A-109E (11673)


    G-CGEI Cessna 550 (550-0951) Executive Aviation Services
    G-IIAC Aeronca 11AC (11AC-169)
    N1RQ Piper PA-46-500TP (4697112)
    OO-STG Cessna 421C (421C-0879)

    Visitors - Southern Flightlines 22nd

    G-BOYF Sikorsky S-76B (76-0343) Premiair Aviation Services
    G-BXTH/E Westland Gazelle HT.3 (WA1120)
    G-CBFJ Robinson R44 (1131)
    G-CEKA Robinson R44 (11639)
    G-CEYU Aerospatiale AS.365N1 (6298) Multiflight
    G-DKNY Robinson R44 (11651)
    G-DYCE Robinson R44 (10148)
    G-ECBO Eurocopter EC.130B4 (4276)
    G-ENHP Enstrom 480B (5084)
    G-EWAW Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3955)
    G-FCUM Robinson R44 (11723)
    G-GACB Robinson R44 (10243)
    G-GCMM Agusta A-109E (11158) Castle Air
    G-INDX Robinson R44 (10491)
    G-KETH Agusta-Bell AB.206B-2 (8418)
    G-LBDC Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3806)
    G-MRAJ Hughes 369E (0010E)
    G-OGOH Robinson R22 (2738)
    G-ODCC Bell 206L-3 (51070)
    G-OPEN Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (4300)
    G-ORKY Aerospatiale AS.350B2 (2153)
    G-OSMD Bell Helicopters 206B-2 (2034)
    G-PIDG Robinson R44 (0678)
    G-SAIG Robinson R44 (11364)
    G-SCHI Eurocopter AS.350B2 (3337)
    G-SPEE Robinson R22 (0939)
    G-THLA Robinson R22 (3462)
    G-TREE Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (2826)
    G-TTMB Bell Helicopters 206B-2 (947)
    G-WCOM Robinson R44 (1917)
    G-ZZOE Eurocopter EC120B (1196)
    N340AJ Bell Helicopters 206L-4 (52132)
    N766AM Eurocopter AS.355N (5601)
    OO-CHE Robinson R44 (12316)
    OO-PVZ Robinson R44 (12508)

    D-EFRH Cessna P.210N (P210-00621)
    D-FDAK Cessna 208B (208B-2038)
    G-ASUD Piper PA-28-180 (28-1654)
    G-AZHI Victa Airtourer T.5 (A.540)
    G-BFBR Piper PA-28-161 (28-7716277)
    G-BIAP Piper PA-16 (16-732)
    G-BSJU Cessna 150M (150-76430)
    G-BZRV Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13573)
    G-CTNG Cirrus Design SR-20 (2012)
    G-GBFF Reims-Cessna F.172N (1565)
    G-ISEH Cessna 182R (182-67843)
    G-YAWW Piper PA-28RT-201T (28R-8031024)
    N61039 Cirrus Design SR-22 (1423)
    N850FA TBM700 (471)

    Visitors - Southern Flightlines 23rd

    DU-139 AgustaWestland AB139 (31029) Dubai Government Air Wing
    G-BOYF Sikorsky S-76B (76-0343) Premiair Aviation Services
    G-BVSD/V-54 Sud Aviation SE.3130 (1897)
    G-CCNY Robinson R44 (1349)
    G-CCVU Robinson R22 (3600)
    G-CDYR Bell Helicopters 206L-3 (51237)
    G-CEDG Robinson R44 (1639)
    G-CLAY Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (4409)
    G-CROW Robinson R44 (0754)
    G-DMRS Robinson R44 (10513)
    G-EEBB Sikorsky S-76C (76-0620) Haughey Air
    G-EEGO Agusta-Bell AB.206A (8185)
    G-FCUM Robinson R44 (11723)
    G-FLYX Robinson R44 (11669)
    G-GENI Robinson R44 (11396)
    G-GRZZ Robinson R44 (12149)
    G-GSPG Hughes 369HS (0738S)
    G-HTEL Robinson R44 (1155)
    G-IGHH Enstrom 480 (5034)
    G-JESY Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (4090)
    G-JETX Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3208)
    G-JPJR Robinson R44 (11198)
    G-KANE Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle (1136)
    G-KNIB Robinson R22 (3145)
    G-KRIB Robinson R44 (12640)
    G-LBDC Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3806)
    G-LHMS Eurocopter EC120B (1442)
    G-LLIZ Robinson R44 (12140)
    G-MAAX Bell Helicopters 206L-1 (45232)
    G-MENU Robinson R44 (12664)
    G-MGAN Robinson R44 (0588)
    G-NIVA Eurocopter EC.155B1 (6642)
    G-NSEW Robinson R44 (0615)
    G-OAGL Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (3035)
    G-OPHA Robinson R44 (0359)
    G-OYST Agusta-Bell AB.206B-2 (8440)
    G-PAMY Robinson R44 (11641)
    G-PGGY Robinson R44 (11115)
    G-PIDG Robinson R44 (0678)
    G-RAVN Robinson R44 (1022)
    G-REMH Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (4626)
    G-RGNT Robinson R44 (10514)
    G-RJCS McD-D Helicopters 369E (0589E)
    G-ROYM Robinson R44 (12295)
    G-RRAK Enstrom 480B (5055)
    G-RSWW Robinson R22 (1775)
    G-RTWW Robinson R44 (0438)
    G-SHAF Robinson R44 (10892)
    G-SHRT Robinson R44 (10473)
    G-SPEE Robinson R22 (0939)
    G-SUEY Bell Helicopters 206L-1 (45612)
    G-TGDL Robinson R44 (11746)
    G-TIMC Robinson R44 (11102)
    G-TOMM Robinson R22 (3384)
    G-TREE Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (2826)
    G-TRYX Enstrom 480B (5083)
    G-TVEE Hughes 369HS (0557S)
    G-WAGG Robinson R22 (2960)
    G-WALI Robinson R44 (10849)
    G-WCOM Robinson R44 (1917)
    G-WHAM Eurocopter AS.350B3 (3494)
    G-WHST Eurocopter AS.350B2 (2915)
    G-ZAPH Bell Helicopters 206B-3 (4401)
    G-ZAPY Robinson R22 (0788)
    G-ZZOE Eurocopter EC120B (1196)
    N369HL Hughes 369D (0220D)
    OO-ALK Robinson R44 (12058)
    OO-HEY Robinson R44 (10164)
    PH-HHJ Aerospatiale AS.355F2 (5356)
    XX449 Aerospatiale Gazelle AH.1 (1443) QinetiQ
    ZR323 Agusta A-109E (11665) Royal Air Force/32(TR)Sqn

    G-AYGD SAN Jodel DR.1050 (515)
    G-BBRC Fuji FA-200-180 (235)
    G-BRZK Stinson 108-2 (108-2846)
    G-BXHY Europa Europa (PFA 247-12514)
    G-BZRV Van's RV-6 (PFA 181A-13573)
    G-DOMS Evektor EV-97 (PFA 315-14254)
    G-SOOA Cessna 172S (172S-10928)
    G-XXRV Van's RV-9 (90645)
    N258RP Beech 58 (TH-1737)
    N262MP Cirrus Design SR-20 (1425)
    N5JT Cessna 337G (337-01468)
    N95GT Cirrus Design SR-22 (1758) Southern Aircraft Consultancy
    PH-XII Pilatus PC-12-45 (550)

    Bourn - 22nd

    G-ASLH Cessna 182F (182-54905)

    G-AVEN Reims-Cessna F.150G (0202)

    G-BCUB Piper J/3C 65 (13370) maintenance hangar
    G-BDZC Reims-Cessna F.150M (1316)

    G-BGBI Reims-Cessna F.150L (0688)

    G-BCJH Mooney M.20F (670126) withdrawn from use

    G-BKNI Socata GY-801-60D (249)

    G-BNSU Cessna 152 (152-81245)

    G-BNSV Cessna 152 (152-84531) maintenance hangar, fuselage only

    G-BPIL Cessna 310B (35620) maintenance hangar, rebuild abandoned ?

    G-BREZ Cessna 172M (172-66742)

    G-BSTM Cessna 172L (172-60143)

    G-BUEF Cessna 152 (152-80862)

    G-GBAB Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816495)

    G-GBXF Robin HR.200-120 (25)

    G-OISO Reims-Cessna FRA.150L (0213)

    N438DD Cessna 310D (39278) withdrawn from use