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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

    Wednesday, 11 November 2015

    27-28/10/15 - Ivory Coast - Ghana

    Thanks to Jugs for a nice log from West Africa.

    27/10/15 - Abidjan/Felix Houphouet Boigny, Cote d'Ivoire (ABJ / DIAP)

    5N-FGV Dassault Falcon 7X (126) Nigerian Air Force ..departed
    5Y-KQH Boeing 737-7U8(WL) (32372) Kenya Airways
    9G-AGL Boeing 737-4Q8(F) (25163) Air Ghana
    ET-AMK Boeing 757-28A (32449) Ethiopian Airlines
    N586JM Cessna 182P Skylane (182-63851) Mesda Investments & Services
    OD-MEB Airbus A330-243 (998) Middle East Airlines
    RA-22322 Mil Mi-8MTV-1 (unknown) United Nations
    TU-GAA Thrush Aircraft S2R-T34 (T34-289)
    TU-GAG Ayres S2R-T34 (T34-370)
    TU-TGX British Aerospace 3102 Jetstream 31 (715) Corporate Elite Group
    TU-TGX
    TU-TSL De Havilland Canada DHC-8-402NG (4478) Air Cote d'Ivoire
    XT-MBA Beech 200 King Air (BB-698) Burkina Faso Air Force
    ZS-GAZ Airbus A320-231 (81) Air Cote d'Ivoire ..all white
    unknown Let L-410 (unknown) United Nations ..departed

    27/10/15 - Accra, Ghana (ACC / DGAA)

    5N-MJO Boeing 737-86N(WL) (35640) Arik Air
    9G-AAB Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-42-320 (41) Antrak Air ..wfu/stored Southern airfield storage area
    9G-ADT Douglas DC-9-51 (47665) ex Ghana Airways ..dumped
    9G-AEM Bell 222U (47522)
    9G-AFB Embraer 145LI (14501059) Africa World Airlines
    9G-ASG British Aerospace 3202 Jetstream 31 (795) Gianair
    9G-CTK Cessna U206F Stationair (U206-02235) CTK Network Aviation
    9G-CTM Cessna U206 Stationair (unknown)
    9G-FWC Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante (110381) Aberdair Aviation
    9G-LET Let L-410UVP-E20 (871922) ..wfu/stored Southern airfield storage area
    9G-MAI Cessna TU206 Skywagon (unknown)
    9G-MAM Cessna 206 (unknown)
    9G-MAM
    9G-OBT Aerospatiale AS.350BA Ecureuil (1363) Norwegian Helicopter Consultants AS/European Helicopter Center AS
    9G-OBT
    9G-SBC British Aerospace 146-300 (E3183) Starbow Airlines
    A6-EGG Boeing 777-31HER (41070) Emirates
    A6-FLR De Havilland Canada DHC-8-402NG (4486) Starbow Airlines
    EC-MEC Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR-72-212A (595) Swiftair
    EW-278TG Antonov AN-26B (13306) Vulkan Air ..www.vulkanair.co.za titles
    EW-278TG
    G530 Fokker F28-3000 (11125) Ghana Air Force ..on military ramp
    G-CIJC Sikorsky S-92A (920240) Bristow Helicopters
    G-CIJC
    LY-AVI WSK-PZL Antonov AN-2R (1G220-14) ..wfu/stored Southern airfield storage area
    M-BAEP Canadair CL605 Challenger (5929) Swift Cloud Aviation
    N604EP Canadair CL604 Challenger (5462) Bank of Utah Trustee
    N71PG Learjet 36 (36-013) Phoenix Air Group Inc
    OO-NHN Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin II (6783) Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen
    OO-NHN
    RA-82081 Antonov AN-124-100M (9773051462165) Volga Dnepr Airlines
    S5-AFR Hawker 800XP (258385) Elitavia
    TC-JCI Airbus A330-243F (1442) THY-Turkish Airlines
    TU-HAF Eurocopter AS.365N3 Dauphin (6593) IAS Helicopters
    TU-THZ Aerospatiale SA.365C2 Dauphin II (5073) IAS Helicopters
    ZS-SON Beech B200C King Air (BL-136) National Airways

    28/10/15 - Accra, Ghana (ACC / DGAA)

    9G-AFC Beech 1900D (UE-18) Solenta Aviation ..on military ramp
    9G-UHI Hawker 800XP (258548)
    9G-UHI
    A6-ENG Boeing 777-31HER (35604) Emirates
    EW-278TG Antonov AN-26B (13306) Vulkan Air
    G530 Fokker F28-3000 (11125) Ghana Air Force
    M-BAEP Canadair CL605 Challenger (5929) Swift Cloud Aviation
    N162GB Gulfstream 200 (117) Saib LLC
    N162GB
    N71PG Learjet 36 (36-013) Phoenix Air Group Inc
    PH-PKF Dassault Falcon 2000LX (298) Jet Netherlands BV
    RA-82081 Antonov AN-124-100M (9773051462165) Volga Dnepr Airlines
    ZS-OXN Beech 1900D (UE-83) National Airways
    unknown Cessna 402 (unknown) ..wfu/stored Southern airfield storage area

    28/10/15 - Takoradi, Ghana (DGTK)

    9G-AEU Embraer 145LI (14500996) Africa World Airlines
    EC-MBO AgustaWestland AW.139 (41357) INAER
    EC-MBP AgustaWestland AW.139 (41359) INAER
    G952 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G953 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G954 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G955 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..Gate Guard
    G956 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G957 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G958 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    G961 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (unknown) Ghana Air Force ..wfu between hangars W airfield
    ZS-TBP Beech 1900D (UE-189) Money Aviation/Tullow Oil
    ZS-TBP