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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, Geneva Motor Show, Sun'n'Fun Florida, Air Expo Friedrichshafen, Rome, Paris Air Show, Kazakhstan/Kyrigistan, Scandinavia, Oshkosh/Florida, Hahnweide, Zeltweg Show

    Header Picture: NX7629C Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat suffering a tyre burst on landing at Oshkosh in 07/18 (credit Matthew Blunt)

    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:
    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 07/10/18
    17th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 03/08/18
    27th Oct - Final Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 04 & 05/08/18
    7th Nov - Logs and pics added for China Aviation Museum & China Civil Aviation Museum 14/10/18
    9th Nov - Logs and pics added for trip to Gloucester, Kemble & Oaksey park
    13th Nov - Logs and pics added for museums and technical schools in Ukraine and North Korea
    24th Nov - Logs added for Airbus factory visit etc
    1st Dec - 62 pictures added to Old Warden Gyro Meet 09/06/18 and 80 added to Farnborough Air Show 16/07/18
    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

    Saturday, 3 June 2017

    01/06/17 - Irish Air Corps Museum, Baldonnell-Casement

    Irish Air Corps Museum, Baldonnell-Casement visited by Stu

    141 Avro Anson C.19 (1314)
    141

    164 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (C1/0450)
    164

    172 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (C1/0745) ..fuselage stored

    183 Percival Provost T.51 (PAC/F/406)
    183

    191 de Havilland DH-115 Vampire T.55 (15815)
    191

    199 de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 (C1/0392) ..fuselage stored

    211 Sud Aviation SA.316B Alouette III (1983) ..boom only
    211

    216 Fouga CM-170R Magister (358)
    216

    219 Fouga CM-170R Magister (298)
    219

    (221)/3-KE Fouga CM-170R Magister (79) ..fuselage
    221

    231 SIAI-Marchetti SF-260WE (298)
    231

    C7 Avro 631 Cadet (730)
    C7

    (EI-135)/WZ762 Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper (758) ..dismantled, wings from WZ756 & WZ768
    EI-135

    (EI-BJW) de Havilland DH-104 Dove (04485) ..fuselage
    EI-BJW
    EI-BJW Rear

    EI-GLU Schleicher Ka.6CR Rhonsegler (808) Irish Air Corps Museum
    EI-GLU

    (G-ARLU) Cessna 172B (172-48502) ..fuselage
    G-ARLU

    Unmarked Slingsby Eagle III (unknown) ..under restoration
    Slingsby Eagle

    Unmarked Sud Aviation SE.3160 Alouette III Training Rig ("1153") ..parts off IAC196, carries false c/n
    Alouette III

    Unmarked Wright Flyer 1903 Replica (unknown)
    Wright Flyer