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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

    Tuesday, 10 September 2013

    08/09/133 - Edinburgh - Boulmer - Eshott - Newcastle - NEAM Usworth - Fishburn - East Midlands - Birmingham

    Last Day of the Lindsay Tours trip to the final Leuchars Airshow by StuartL, PatW, MarkP and StuC. My thanks to all for an excellent trip.

    Edinburgh - 06:30-08:15

    C-GHPE Boeing 767-33AER (33423) Air Canada rouge
    EI-DHA Boeing 737-8AS (33571) Ryanair
    EI-DLD Boeing 737-8AS (33825) Ryanair
    EI-EFS Boeing 737-8AS (37542) Ryanair
    EI-EMP Boeing 737-8AS (40285) Ryanair
    EI-EVY Boeing 737-8AS (40319) Ryanair
    EI-EZW Airbus A320-214 (1983) Virgin Atlantic
    EI-FAT Aerospatiale ATR 72-600 (1097) Aer Lingus Regional
    EI-RJU British Aerospace 146-RJ85 (E2367) Cityjet
    EI-RJX British Aerospace 146-RJ85 (E2372) Cityjet
    G-BZHA Boeing 767-336ER (29230) British Airways
    G-CELA Boeing 737-377 (23663) Jet 2
    G-CELP Boeing 737-330F (23522) Jet 2 Cargo
    G-CELZ Boeing 737-377 (23658) Jet 2
    G-EZBM Airbus A319-111 (3059) EasyJet
    G-EZEW Airbus A319-111 (2300) EasyJet
    G-EZIJ Airbus A319-111 (2477) EasyJet
    G-EZIZ Airbus A319-111 (2646) Leasing Company
    G-EZTV Airbus A320-214 (4234) EasyJet
    G-EZUG Airbus A320-214 (4680) EasyJet
    G-FBEA Embraer Emb-195-200LR (19000029) Flybe
    G-GDFE Boeing 737-3Q8F (24131) Jet 2
    G-LCYP Embraer Emb-190-100SR (19000443) BA Cityflyer
    N29129 Boeing 757-224ET (28969) United Airlines

    Boulmer - 11:00

    XV415/E McDonnell-Douglas Phantom FGR.2 (3007) Preserved
    XZ590/F Westland WS.61 Seaking HAR.3 (WA856) 202 Sqn A Flt
    XZ591/G Westland WS.61 Seaking HAR.3 (WA857) 202 Sqn A Flt

    Eshott - 11:40

    G-BRLR Cessna 150G (150-64822)
    G-BRWP CFM Streak Shadow (PFA 161A-11596)
    G-CBSP Solar Wings Pegasus (7903)
    G-CBSP
    G-CBUR Zenair CH.601 (PFA 162A-13891)
    G-CBUR
    G-CBUY Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-13954)
    G-CCJN Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-13575)
    G-CCJN
    G-CCWV P & M Aviation Pegasus (8043)
    G-CDAT I.C.P. MXP-740 Savannah (BMAA/HB/327)
    G-CDAT
    G-CDBB P & M Aviation Pegasus (8062)
    G-CDBB
    G-CEBC I.C.P. MXP-740 Savannah (BMAA/HB/503)
    G-CEBC
    G-CEGK I.C.P. MXP-740 Savannah (BMAA/HB/515)
    G-CEGK
    G-CEII Medway SLA-80 (010107)
    G-CEII
    G-CGLW P & M Aviation Quik (8509)
    G-CGLW
    G-CHJG Evektor EV-97 EuroStar (3938)
    G-CHTX Voltair 86 electric powered microlight (DRS-01)
    G-CHTX
    G-EDMC Solar Wings Pegasus (7513)
    G-FAME CFM Streak Shadow SA-II (PFA 206A-12973)
    G-JABZ Jabiru UL (PFA 274A-14289)
    G-MNWO Mainair Gemini (490-1086-4)
    G-MRSS Ikarus Comco C-42 Cyclone (1110-7175)
    G-MTNI Mainair Gemini (595-1187-5)
    G-MTUU Mainair Gemini (623-288-5)
    G-MTZY Mainair Gemini (653-688-6)
    (G-MWPG) Microflight Spectrum (019) stored
    G-MWPG
    G-MWVR Mainair Gemini (855-0991-7)
    (G-MWWX) Microflight Spectrum (025) stored
    G-MWWX
    G-MYAY Microflight Spectrum (027)
    G-MYDK Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-12239)
    G-MYDK
    G-MYKW Mainair Mercury (960-0893-7)
    G-MYZJ Solar Wings Pegasus (7150)
    G-MYZK Solar Wings Pegasus (7157)
    G-MYZK
    G-MZAB Mainair Blade (1043-0695-7)
    G-MZLR Solar Wings Pegasus (7441)
    G-MZOG Solar Wings Pegasus (7471)
    G-RTMS Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-14149)
    G-SJES Evektor SportStar (2007-2918)
    G-SJES
    G-TEDI Best Off Skyranger (BMAA/HB/243)
    G-TJAV P & M Aviation Pegasus (8070)
    G-TNRG Air Creation Tanarg (BMAA/HB/468)
    G-TSKS Evektor SportStar (2009-3320)
    G-TSKS
    G-UMMS Evektor SportStar (2005-2316)

    Newcastle - 12:40

    A6-EBT Boeing 777-31HER (32730) Emirates Airlines
    C-GWJO Boeing 737-7CT (33969) Westjet
    G-BIXH Reims-Cessna F.152 (1840)
    G-BMUZ Piper PA-28-161 (28-8016329)
    G-BOFZ Piper PA-28-161 (28-7816255)
    G-BRLO Piper PA-38-112 (38-78A0621)
    G-CBBS/XX694/E Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (343)
    G-CDXA Robinson R44 (1584)
    G-JASS Beech B200 King Air (BB-983) Platinum Executive Aviation
    G-MAVI Robinson R22 (0960)
    G-WBVS Diamond DA 40D Star TDI (D4.060)
    N999F Beech F33A Bonanza (CE-1282)

    Usworth North East Aircraft Museum - 14:00

    Outside

    (G-ARPO) Hawker-Siddeley Trident 1C (2116) wings/tail separate
    G-ARPO
    (G-AZLP) Vickers Viscount 813 (346) fuselage only
    G-AZLP
    WJ639 English Electric Canberra TT.18 (HP206B)
    WJ639
    XL319 Avro Vulcan B.2 (SET28)
    XL319
    XM833 Westland WS.58 Wessex HAS.3 (WA14)
    XM833
    (ZF594)/"XS933" English Electric Lightning F.53 (95303)
    ZF594

    Restoration/storage Hangar

    42157 North American F-100D Super Sabre (223-37)
    42157
    BGA2383 CARMAM M.100S (12) dismantled
    BGA2383
    G-ARHX de Havilland DH-104 Dove (04513) fuselage only
    G-ARHX
    (WB685) de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 (C1/0133) composite, rear fuselage off WP969, wings off WP833 nearby
    WB685
    XN258/89 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.9 (WA.270)
    XN258
    XP627 BAC Jet Provost T.4 (PAC/W/16899) fuselage only
    XP627
    (XT148) Agusta-Bell 47 Sioux AH.1 (1560) under restoration, no bubble, using parts from G-ASOL
    others should be here but were not positively seen

    Vehicle shed

    XG680/438 de Havilland DH-112 Sea Venom FAW.22 (121043)
    XG680
    XN696/751 de Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (10104) cockpit only
    XN696

    Main Hangar

    146/8-MC Dassault Mystere IVA (146)
    146
    16171 North American F-86D Sabre (173-315)
    16171
    26541 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (52-6541)
    26541
    54439 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-9883)
    55-4439
    A-522 FMA IA.58A Pucara (022)
    A-522
    (BAPC-96) Brown Helicopter (unknown)
    (BAPC-211)/"G-ADVU" Mignet HM.14 Pou-du-Ciel (KF.1)
    BAPC-211
    (G-9-441)/E-419 Hawker Hunter F.51 (41H/680278)
    G-9-441
    G-APTW Westland WS.51 Dragonfly Mk.2 (WA/H/150)
    G-APTW
    (G-AWRS) Avro Anson C.19 (33785)
    G-AWRS
    (G-BEEX) de Havilland DH-106 Comet (6458) nose only
    G-BEEX
    G-OGIL Short SD-330-200 (SH3068)
    G-OGIL
    (G-SFTA)/"XZ177" Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle (1039)
    G-SFTA
    WA577 Bristol B.171 Sycamore Mk.3 (12888)
    WA577
    WD790 Gloster Meteor NF.12 (WD790) cockpit only
    WG724/LM-932 Westland WS.51 Dragonfly (WA/H/055)
    WG724
    WL181/X Gloster Meteor F.8 (WL181)
    WL181
    WZ518/B de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.11 (15105)
    WZ518
    Unmarked Fiesler Fi-103 V-1 FSM (unknown)
    V-1 FSM
    Unmarked Scottish Aviation C-10A Jetstream EMU (unknown)
    Jetstream EMU

    Fishburn - 14:30

    G-ATRM Reims-Cessna F.150F (0053)
    G-AYUT SAN Jodel DR.1050 (479)
    G-AYUT
    G-AYYX Socata MS.880B Rallye (1812) wreck
    G-AYYX
    G-BCXB Socata MS.880B Rallye (2546)
    G-BCXB
    G-BGMT Socata MS.235 (13126)
    G-BGMT
    G-BKKZ Pitts S-1S Special (PFA 009-10525)
    G-BKKZ
    G-BOPD Bede BD-4 (632)
    G-BPVZ Luscombe 8E (5565)
    G-BTOT Piper PA-15 Vagabond (15-60)
    G-BTOT
    G-CBBT/XX695/C Scottish Aviation SA.120 Bulldog T.1 (344)
    G-CBJH Aeroprakt A.22 (PFA 317-13847)
    G-CBJH
    G-DONT Zenair CH.601 (PFA 162B-14172)
    G-EDMC Solar Wings Pegasus (7513)
    G-MMPZ Teman Monofly (JWH-01)
    G-MUTS/X4683/EB-N Jurca MJ.10 Spitfire (PFA 130-12007)
    G-MWCH Rans S.6 Coyote (PFA 204-11632)
    G-MYXO Letov LK-2M Sluka (PFA 263-12873)
    G-MYXO
    G-NALA Cessna 172S (172S-10214)
    G-TJAV P & M Aviation Pegasus (8070)

    East Midlands - 17:10

    EI-EMC Boeing 737-8AS (38510) Ryanair
    EI-JIV Lockheed L-100-30 (4673) Air Contractors
    G-BIKU Boeing 757-236F (23399) DHL Worldwide Courier Express
    G-FIFA Cessna 404 (404-0644) Trans Euro Air
    G-IASA Beech B200 King Air (BB-1698) IAS Medical
    G-MAPP Cessna 402B (402B-0583) RVL Aviation
    G-MEDX Agusta A-109E (11745) Sloane Helicopters
    G-MIND Cessna 404 (404-0004) RVL Aviation
    G-NOSE Cessna 402B (402B-0823) RVL Aviation
    G-SOUL Cessna 310R (310R-0140) RVL Aviation
    G-TASK Cessna 404 (404-0829) RVL Aviation
    G-TAWJ Boeing 737-8K5 (38108) Thomson Airways
    G-TURF Reims-Cessna F.406 (F406-0020) RVL Aviation
    N323UP Boeing 767-34AF (27749) United Parcel Service Company
    N700UT Beech 350 King Air (FL-749)
    OE-FHA Cessna 510 (510-0081) GlobeAir

    Birmingham - 18:30

    B-8251 Gulfstream G450 (4242)
    D-AIQC Airbus A320-211 (0201) Lufthansa
    EZ-A011 Boeing 757-22K (28336) Turkmenistan Airlines
    G-CBRG Cessna 560 (560-5266) Eurojet Aviation
    G-FBJA Embraer Emb-175-200LR (17000326) Flybe
    G-JECM de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 (4118) Flybe
    N350PB Piper PA-31-350 (31-8252028)
    OY-KFA Canadair Regional-Jet 900 (15206) SAS Scandinavian Airlines