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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, 30 August 2017

    Hungary - Budapest Aeropark - 30/07/17

    Visited by Stu on an Aeroprints Tour.

    (04 red)/"HA-MAL" Ilyushin IL-14T (147001821)
    04 red

    (HA-BCB) Mil Mi-2 (516302099)
    HA-BCB

    HA-LAF LET L-410UVP-E8A (902518)
    HA-LAF

    HA-LBE Tupolev Tu-134 (9350802)
    HA-LBE

    HA-LCG Tupolev Tu-154B2 (75A127)
    HA-LCG

    (HA-LIQ) Lisunov Li-2T (23441206)
    HA-LIQ

    HA-LRA Yakovlev Yak-40 (9440837)
    HA-LRA

    (HA-MDK)/"HA-YHF" WSK-PZL An-2R (1G181-42)
    HA-MDK

    HA-MHI Antonov An-2M (701647)
    HA-MHI

    HA-MOA Ilyushin IL-18V (180001903)
    HA-MOA

    HA-MOG Ilyushin IL-18V (184007103)
    HA-MOG

    HA-YLR Yakovlev Yak-40E (9541044)
    HA-YLR

    Hungary - Cold War Park Budaors - 30/07/17

    Visited by Stu on an Aeroprints Tour.

    (01)/87-800/BW Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MF (0390217152)
    01

    (19)/04-068/BW Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516999201)

    (49)/04-072/BW Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis(SAU) (N75081510)
    49

    (55)/04-055/BW Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516999301) ..hangared
    55

    (086) Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516955086) ..hangared, greys/black camo

    (091)/04-073/BW Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516999091) ..hangared

    108 Mil Mi-24D (K20108)
    108

    (838) Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (0838)
    838

    906 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516999506)
    906

    907 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516999507)
    907

    (5081)04-057/BW Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516915081) ..hangared

    6009 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis(SAU) (N75036009) ..hangared
    6009

    6021 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis(SAU) (N75036021) ..hangared
    6021

    6145 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis(SAU) (N75046145) ..hangared

    6220 Mil Mi-8TB (226220)

    6223 Mil Mi-8TB (226223)

    9411 Mil Mi-2 (519411095)
    9411

    10436 Mil Mi-8TB (10436)
    10436

    10443 Mil Mi-8TB (10443)
    10443

    HA-BCR Mil Mi-2 (546743080)
    HA-BCR

    Tuesday, 29 August 2017

    Poland - Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego Krakow - 29/07/17

    Visited by Stu on an Aeroprints Tour.

    Entrance

    1409 PZL-Mielec TS-11 Iskra SBbisD[F] (3H14-09)
    1409

    1909 PZL-Mielec TS-11 Iskra bisDF(R) (3H19-09)
    1909

    Main Building

    16 Yakovlev Yak-23 (1216)
    36

    0309 PZL-Mielec TS-8 Bies (1E-0309)
    0309

    (615)/012 PZL-Mielec TS-11 Iskra bis[B] (1H06-15) ..fuselage
    615

    (163306)/Red 3 Messerschmitt Bf.109G-6 (163306)
    163306

    (42-98643) Stinson L-5B Sentinel (76-884) ..frame
    42-98643

    (D-EKDU)/B.1302/15 Albatros Flugzeugwerke L.30 (10019)
    D-EKDU

    (SM411)/"TB995/ZF-O" Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVIe (CBAF.IX.3495)
    SM411

    SP-1383 Instytut Szybownictwa IS-4 Jastrzab (009)
    SP-1383

    SP-590 HWL Pegaz (1)
    SP-590

    SP-8050 PZL-Bielsko PW-4 (S-02)
    SP-8050

    SP-AFO Bucker Bu.131B Jungmann (13113)
    SP-AFO

    SP-AUB/4 Zlin Z.50L (0009)
    SP-AUB

    SP-GLM Yakovlev Yak-17W (3120132)
    SP-GLM

    SP-PRC PZL-Okecie PZL-105 Flamingo (0089002)
    SP-PRC

    Unmarked Bleriot XI Replica (Z2)
    Bleriot XI Replica

    Unmarked Borzecki Altostratus (unknown)
    Borzecki Altostratus

    Unmarked Lilienthal Normal-Segelapparat Replica (unknown)
    Lilienthal Replica

    Unmarked Surmanowicz Human-powered Helicopter (unknown)
    Surmanowicz Helicopter

    Main Exhibition Hangar

    (4)/29 Avia B-33 (B33-3061)
    4

    4 Polikarpov Po-2LNB (641-646)
    4

    36 Yakovlev Yak-11 (64236)
    36

    CA-556 Caudron C.714 (8583/6)
    CA-556

    D-IRIK Curtiss 35B Hawk II (H.81)
    D-IRIK

    J-1142 de Havilland DH-100 Vampire FB.6 (651)
    J-1142

    SP-1213 Instytut Szybownictwa IS-C Zuraw (GD-009)
    SP-1213

    SP-1220 Instytut Szybownictwa IS-6X Nietoperz (069)
    SP-1220

    SP-1335 PZL-Bielsko SZD-8bis Jaskolka (114)
    SP-1335

    SP-1358 PZL-Bielsko SZD-9bis Bocian 1A (P.231)
    SP-1358

    SP-1391 Instytut Szybownictwa IS-4 Jastrzab (017)
    SP-1391

    SP-1463 PZL-Bielsko SZD-12 Mucha 100 (89)
    SP-1463

    SP-1477 PZL-Bielsko SZD-10bis Czapla (124)
    SP-1477

    SP-1506 PZL-Bielsko SZD-17L-X Jaskolka L (179)
    SP-1506

    SP-1640 PZL-Bielsko SZD-18 Czajka (211)
    SP-1640

    SP-1697 Instytut Szybownictwa IS-3 ABC-A (270)
    SP-1697

    SP-1726 PZL-Bielsko SZD-15 Sroka (299)
    SP-1726

    SP-2292 PZL-Bielsko SZD-22C Mucha Standard (F-607)
    SP-2292

    SP-2356 PZL-Bielsko SZD-25A Lis (F-740)
    SP-2356

    SP-2371/12 PZL-Bielsko SZD-19B Zefir 2B (P-405)
    SP-2371

    SP-2499 PZL-Bielsko SZD-21 2B Kobuz 3 (W-286)
    SP-2499

    SP-2635/31 PZL-Bielsko SZD-43 Orion (X-103)
    SP-2635

    SP-322 Instytut Szybownictwa IS-A Salamandra (003)
    SP-322

    (SP-3499)/SP-P600 Marganski S-1 Swift (P-03/XP)
    SP-3499

    (SP-402)/"SP-167" WWS WWS.2 Zaba (unknown)
    SP-402

    SP-552 Instytut Szybownictwa IS-1 Sep bis (011)
    SP-552

    SP-985 Instytut Szybownictwa IS-B Komar 49 (144P)
    SP-985

    (SP-AFP)/329233 Piper L-4A Grasshopper (10524)
    SP-AFP

    (SP-AJB)/81-123 Podlaska Aircraft Works PWS-26 (81.123)
    SP-AJB

    (SP-AKG)/SP-BPE RWD RWD-21 (331)
    SP-AKG

    (SP-AOU)/19 Yakovlev Yak-18 (EM-016)
    SP-AOU

    SP-ARM Zlin Z.26 Trener (640)
    SP-ARM

    SP-ASZ Yakovlev Yak-12 (5013)
    SP-ASZ

    SP-BAM LWD Zuch 2 (22)
    SP-BAM

    SP-BNU RWD RWD-13 (283)
    SP-BNU

    (SP-BPL)/14 LWD Junak 3 (13-9578)
    SP-BPL

    (SP-FXA)/1101 Orlican L-60 Brigadyr (150723)
    SP-FXA

    SP-GIL Instytut Lotnictwa BZ-1 Gil (1)
    SP-GIL

    SP-GLC Cessna C-78 Bobcat (5765)
    SP-GLC

    SP-LXH Aero 145 (20-006)
    SP-LXH

    SP-NXA LET L-200A Morava (170409)
    SP-NXA

    SP-PHN Pieniazek Kukulka (T-026382)
    SP-PHN

    SP-SHUF Early Bird JN-2 Jenny Replica (MSZ001)
    SP-SHUF

    SP-XENA Celier Xenon 912 Super Turbo (CAA07173S)
    SP-XENA

    T8209/10 de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (BW08905)
    T8209

    XG613 de Havilland DH-112 Sea Venom FAW.21 (12904)
    XG613

    XL767 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5080)
    XL767

    (Y61-501)/92983/TA-983 North American T-6G Texan (182-415)
    Y61-501

    Unmarked Tupolev Tu-2S (unknown)
    Tupolev Tu-2S

    RWD 8 parasol monoplane replica ..under construction
    RWD 8

    Stories of History building

    10114 Albatros Flugzeugwerke H.I (10114)
    10114

    C.12250/17 Aviatik C.III (1996) ,,original parts
    C12250-17

    (D-EFRI) Etrich Taube Replica (unknown)
    D-EFRI

    (D-EKYQ) Albatros Flugzeugwerke L.101 (245)
    D-EKYQ

    (D-INJR) Messerschmitt Me.209V-1 (1185)
    D-INJR

    (D-OMIP) Heinkel He.5e (117)
    D-OMIP

    "MT141/12" Geest Mowe IV (4)
    Geest Mowe IV

    SP-2463 PZL-Bielsko SZD-27 Kormoran (285)
    SP-2463

    SP-AAA LWD Szpak 2 (01)
    SP-AAA

    SP-BAD LWD Zuch 1 (17)
    SP-BAD

    Unmarked AEG Eule (E2)
    AEG Eule

    Unmarked Instytut Lotnictwa BZ-4 Zuk (2)
    BZ-4 Zuk

    Unmarked Levasseur Antoinette (unknown)
    Levasseur Antoinette

    Unmarked PZL-Bielsko PW-2 Gapa (U-01)
    PW-2 Gapa

    Great War Aircraft Exhibition

    (262) Grigorovich M.15 (R.11C-262)
    262

    (B.350/17) L.V.G. B.IIa (unknown)
    B350-17

    B7280/B Sopwith F.1 Camel (B7280)
    B7280

    C.12250/17 Aviatik C.III (1996)
    C12250-17

    C.17077/17 DFW C.Vc (473)
    C17077-17

    15459/17 Halberstadt CL.II (1046)
    15459-17

    D.2225/18 Roland D.VIb (unknown)
    D2225-18

    (D-142)/C.197/15/F16 Albatros Flugzeugwerke C.I (unknown)
    D-142

    NATO Hangar

    136255 Bell Helicopters CH-136 Kiowa (44055)
    136255

    (MM6876) Fiat F-104S-ASA-M Starfighter (783-1176)
    MM6876

    V-257 Sud Aviation SE.3160 Alouette III (133)
    V-257

    Outside

    01 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PFMA (94ML-01)
    01

    (01) Sukhoi Su-7BM (5301)
    01

    05 Mil Mi-2M2 (ZD0105094)
    05

    06 Sukhoi Su-7BM (5306)
    06

    72 Ilyushin IL-28R (41909)
    72

    013 PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC-1 Orlik (02920013)
    013

    018 Mikoyan-Gurevich SBLim-2M (1A06018)
    018

    027 Lisunov Li-2T (18439102)
    027

    037 Yakovlev Yak-40S2 (9510238)
    037

    105 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-6bis (1F-01-05)
    105

    116 Sukhoi Su-7UM (2116)
    116

    120 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MF (0390217120)
    120

    304 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (3404)
    304

    304 Sukhoi Su-22UM-3K (N17532368304)
    304

    (458)/5-MF Fouga CM-170R Magister (458)
    458

    511 Mil Mi-4A (15114)
    511

    606 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-6M (1D-06-06)
    606

    (617)/6 Mil Mi-4ME (06175)
    617

    618 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-6MR (1D-06-18)
    618

    620 Mil Mi-8S (10620)
    620

    712 Mikoyan-Gurevich SBLim-1 (1A07012)
    712

    (730)/1 PZL-Mielec TS-11 Iskra bis[B] (1H07-30)
    730

    806 Sukhoi Su-7BKL (7806)
    806

    (807) Sukhoi Su-7BKL (7807)
    807

    809/C Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (740809)
    809

    905 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19PM (650905)
    905

    0216 Mil Mi-2T (530216116)
    0216

    0305 PZL-Mielec M-93K Iryda (1ANA003-05)
    0305

    0603 PZL-Mielec M-15-03 Belphegor (1S006-03)
    0603

    1007 PZL-Mielec TS-11 Iskra bis[B] (1H10-07)
    1007

    1023 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5 (1C-10-23)
    1023

    1125 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21R (94R021125)
    1125

    1217 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21U-400 (661217)
    1217

    1230 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-2 (1B01230)
    1230

    1414 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5R (1C-14-14)
    1414

    1415 PZL-Mielec TS-11 Iskra SBbisD[F] (3H14-15)
    1415

    1508 Antonov An-26 (15-08)
    1508

    1901 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PF (761901)
    1901

    2003 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21M (962003)
    2003

    2004 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PF (762004)
    2004

    2004 Mikoyan-Gurevich SBLim-2A (27004)
    2004

    2121 Mil Mi-2FM (512121121)
    2121

    3005 Sukhoi Su-22M-4 (23005)
    3005

    (3078) VEB VEB-14S (14803078)
    3078

    3241/41 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (993241)
    3241

    3305 Sukhoi Su-22M-4 (30305)
    3305

    4115 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29UB (N50903006526)
    4115

    4205 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PFM (94A4205)
    4205

    4242 Sukhoi Su-20R (6602)
    4242

    4244 Sukhoi Su-20R (6604) ..front fuselage
    4244

    4316 Mil Mi-2URP (564316105)
    4316

    4401 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21US (01685144)
    4401

    (5705) WSK-PZL An-2T (1G157-05)
    5705

    6048 Mil Mi-2Ch (516048049)
    6048

    (6316)/9/4V+GH Junkers Amiot AAC.1 (048)
    6316

    6504 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (966504)
    6504

    9107 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (969107)
    9107

    9204 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis (N75089204)
    9204

    9349 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516999349)
    9349

    00852 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (R1033)
    00852

    (15502)/5502 Ling-Temco-Vought A-7P Corsair II (A-109)
    15502

    35520/14 SAAB J35J Draken (35520)
    35520

    37954/54 SAAB AJSF-37 Viggen (37954)
    37954

    87916 Cessna A-37B Dragonfly (43063)
    87916

    59-1822/RE Republic F-105D Thunderchief (D-92)
    59-1822

    BA-03 Dassault Mirage 5BA (03)
    BA-03

    FU-36/036 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (52-7157)
    FU-36

    R-855 Lockheed CF-104 Starfighter (683A-1155)
    R-855

    S3 Ilyushin IL-28U (69216)
    S3

    SP-DMA PZL-Mielec M-20 Mewa (1AHP01-01)
    SP-DMA

    (SP-KFB) PZL-Okecie PZL-106BR Kruk (07810131)
    SP-KFB

    (SP-LHB) Tupolev Tu-134A (3351809)
    SP-LHB

    SP-PAK PZL-Mielec M-4P Tarpan (1/3)
    SP-PAK

    SP-PBK PZL-Okecie PZL-106 Kruk (05005)
    SP-PBK

    SP-PCE PZL-Okecie PZL-130TC Orlik (00930011)
    SP-PCE

    SP-PRD PZL-Okecie PZL-105L Flamingo (0091003)
    SP-PRD

    SP-SAD PZL-Swidnik SM-1/300 (S1-01003)
    SP-SAD

    SP-SAP PZL-Swidnik SM-2 (S2-02016)
    SP-SAP

    (SP-SAR) Mil Mi-2 (512617092)
    SP-SAR

    SP-WAK PZL-Okecie PZL-101A Gawron (63119)
    SP-WAK

    SP-WMK WSK-PZL An-2R (1G156-25)
    SP-WMK

    XW919/W British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (712074)
    XW919

    XX730/EC SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 (S-27)
    XX730

    Restoration Area

    0519 PZL TS-8 Bies (1E-0519) ..wreck

    (SP-PBL) Misztal-Duleba MD-12F (0004)
    SP-PBL

    (SP-PCB) PZL-Okecie PZL-130 Orlik (003)
    SP-PCB

    Unmarked Marganski EM-10 Bielek FSM (P-19)

    Storage Yard - pics thanks to RichT

    035 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-2 (1A-06035)
    035

    1508 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5 (1C-15-08)
    1508

    2009 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PF (762009)
    2009

    6513 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PFM (94A6513)
    6513

    (SP-SXZ) PZL-Swidnik W-3A Sokol (0507)
    SP-SXZ