Click on the pictures below to access some other sites, they are from left to right: Cardiff AP Blog, Cardiff AP History Blog, Cardiff AP Flickr Page, St Athan Flickr Page:


Museums/Collections & W&R Logs


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Rep
  • Denmark
  • England - North
  • England - South
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea - North & South
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia & CIS
  • Scotland
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • USA - California
  • USA - Other States
  • Venezuela
  • Wales
  • Home page
  • BAPC Register


  • Aviation Events


  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Russia
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • USA - Oshkosh 2016
  • USA - Oshkosh 2018
  • Bristol Balloons
  • Expo UK
  • Farnborough
  • LAA Rally
  • Microlight Fair
  • RIAT
  • Yeovilton Air Day


  • Message Board

    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

    Saturday, 30 June 2012

    24/06/12 - Shobdon Fly-in

    Thanks to Ian Jenkins for the log and photos.

    G-AFGD B.A. Swallow II (469)
    G-AFGD
    G-ANNG de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (85504)
    G-ANNG
    G-ARVV Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee (28-451)
    G-ATDA Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee (28-206)
    G-ATDA
    G-ATON Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (28-21654)
    G-ATON
    G-ATOR Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (28-21696)
    G-AWXS Piper PA-28-180D Cherokee (28-5283)
    G-AWXS
    G-AXIX Victa Airtourer T.4 (A.527)
    G-AXOS Socata MS.894A Rallye Minerva (11079)
    G-AXOS
    G-AZXD Reims-Cessna F.172L Skyhawk (0878)
    G-AZXD
    G-BAFP Robin DR.400-160 (735)
    G-BAFP
    G-BAOU American Aviation AA-5 Traveller (0298)
    G-BHAA Cessna 152 II (152-81330)
    G-BHAA
    G-BIXB Socata TB-9 Tampico (208)
    G-BIXB
    G-BNGY ARV ARV-1 Super 2 (019)
    G-BNGY
    G-BNKC Cessna 152 II (152-81036)
    G-BRBV Piper J/4A Cub Coupe (4-1080)
    G-BRBV
    G-BRXD Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-8290126)
    G-BRXD
    G-BSBW Bell Helicopters 206B JetRanger III (3664) Tiger Helicopters
    G-BSBW
    G-BTAL Reims-Cessna F.152 II (1444)
    G-BTBG Denney Kitfox Mk.2 (PFA 172-11845) Stored
    G-BTBG
    G-BTGO Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee (28-7125613)
    G-BTGO
    G-BTNE Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-8116212)
    G-BTNE
    G-BTUB LET Yakovlev C-11 (172623)
    G-BTUB
    G-BTUG Socata MS.893E Rallye 180T (3208)
    G-BTUG
    G-BYBI Bell Helicopters 206B JetRanger III (3668) Castle Air Ltd
    G-BYBI
    G-BYEH Centre-Est DR.250-160 (15)
    G-BYEH
    G-CBXK Robinson R22M Mariner (2302M) Tiger Helicopters
    G-CBXK
    G-CDIF Mudry CAP-10B (302)
    G-CDIF
    G-CDNG Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (2005-2319)
    G-CDNG
    G-CDPV Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II (34-8070086)
    G-CDPV
    G-CDYY Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14323)
    G-CDYY
    G-CFLI Europa Europa (PFA 247-13144)
    G-CFLI
    G-CGKD/KD Grob G.115E Tutor (82304) University of Birmingham AS
    G-CGKD
    G-CGLI Alpi Aviation Pioneer 200M (LAA 334-14919)
    G-CGLI
    G-CROL Maule MXT-7-180 (14032C)
    G-CROL
    G-CSTL Bell Helicopters 206B JetRanger III (3408) Castle Air Ltd
    G-CSTL
    G-CUCP Cessna T.337H (P337-0352)
    G-CUCP(2)
    G-CUTE Dyn'Aero MCR-01 Banbi (PFA 301-13511)
    G-CUTE
    G-DAND Socata TB-10 Tobago (72)
    G-DDSJ/DSJ Grob G.103 Twin Astir II (3050)
    G-DDSJ
    G-DINA American Aviation AA-5B Tiger (1218)
    G-DIZY Piper PA-28R-201T Turbo Arrow III (28R-7703401)
    G-DIZY
    G-DKEY Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II (28-7716084)
    G-DKEY
    G-DOFY Bell Helicopters 206B JetRanger III (3637) Tiger Helicopters
    G-DOFY
    G-EGBS Van's RV-9A (PFA 320-14234)
    G-EGBS
    G-FBRN Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-8290166)
    G-FOGI Europa Europa XS (PFA 247-13313)
    G-FOGI
    G-IPKA Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 (PFA 330-14355)
    G-IPKA
    G-JANN Piper PA-34-200T Seneca III (3433133)
    G-JANN
    G-MOGS Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (PFA 338-14728)
    G-MOGS
    G-OJAN Robinson R22 Beta (2012)
    G-OJAN
    G-OMDR Agusta-Bell AB.206B JetRanger III (8610) Tiger Helicopters
    G-OMDR
    G-ONTV Agusta-Bell AB.206B JetRanger III (8733) Tiger Helicopters
    G-RSWW Robinson R22 Beta (1775)
    G-RSWW
    G-SKNT Aerotek S-2A Special (2048)
    G-SKNT
    G-SKYF Socata TB-10 Tobago (1589)
    G-SKYF
    G-SPCZ Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser (LAA 338-14842)
    G-SPCZ
    G-SPEY Agusta-Bell AB.206B JetRanger III (8608) Tiger Helicopters
    G-SPEY
    (G-TDOG)/XX538/O Scottish Aviation Bulldog T.1 (230)
    G-TDOG
    G-TEBZ Piper PA-28R-201 Cherokee Arrow III (28R-7737050)
    G-TEBZ
    G-TGRE Robinson R22A (0471) Tiger Helicopters
    G-TIMK Piper PA-28-181 Archer II (28-8090214)
    G-TSIM/CY-G Titan T-51 Mustang (LAA 355-14964)
    G-TSIM
    G-UDGE Thruster T600N (9099-T600N-037)
    G-WIIZ Agusta-Bell AB.206B JetRanger II (8111) Tiger Helicopters
    G-WIIZ
    G-XBOX Bell Helicopters 206B JetRanger III (3370) Tiger Helicopters
    G-XBOX
    N247P Cessna T.182T Skylane (T182-08280)
    N247P
    N957T Piper PA-32R-301 Saratoga IIHP (3246176)
    N957T
    ZJ256/56 Eurocopter Squirrel HT.1 (2971) DHFS
    ZJ256