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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

    Tuesday, 1 August 2017

    Northern Ireland - Ulster Aviation Museum Long Kesh - 17/04/16

    Visited by Trevor Read.

    202 Sud Aviation SA.316B Alouette III (1973)
    202

    EI-BUO Aero Composites Sea Hawker (080)
    EI-BUO

    EI-CNG Air & Space 18A (18-75)
    EI-CNG

    G-14-1 Short SB.4 Sherpa (SH1604)
    G-14-1

    G-AJSN Fairchild UC-61A Argus (849)
    G-AJSN

    G-BDBS Short SD-330 (SH3001)
    G-BDBS

    G-BNZR Clutton FRED II (PFA 029-10727)
    G-BNZR

    G-BTUC Embraer Emb-312 Tucano (312007)
    G-BTUC

    (G-CJEN) 1911 Ferguson Monoplane Replica (WM-001/2016) ..built by a team from the Ulster Aviation Society and the Ulster Gliding Club for the BBC NI series ‘Great Flying Challenge’Homebuilt

    G-MBJV Rotec Rally 2B (CJGW-01)

    G-MZHM Tennessee Eng. & Manufacturing HiMax (PFA 272-12912)

    G-RENT Robinson R22 (0758)
    G-RENT

    JV482 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat (JV482)
    JV482

    N80BA Pitts S-1A Special (648-4)
    N80BA

    "P7823"/TM-F Supermarine Spitfire IIa FSM (n/a)
    P7823

    VP957 de Havilland Devon C.2/2 (04208)
    VP957

    WF911 English Electric Canberra B.2 (71098)
    WF911

    WN108/033 Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5 (AW.6041)
    WN108

    WZ549/F de Havilland Vampire T.11 (15141)
    WZ549

    XA460 Fairey Gannet AS.4 (F.9313)

    XH131 English Electric Canberra PR.9 (SH1721)
    XH131

    XM414/101/H BAC Jet Provost T.3A (PAC/W/9221)
    XM414

    XR517/N Westland Wessex HC.2 (WA139)
    XR517

    XT864/A McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom FG.1 (2475)
    XT864

    XV136/X Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9711)
    XV136

    XV361 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (B3-11-67)

    XW222 Aerospatiale Puma HC.1 (1157)
    XW222

    ZF167/167 Short Tucano T.1 (T19)
    ZF167

    unregistered Aerosport Scamp (unknown)
    Aerosport Scamp