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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

    Wednesday, 20 September 2017

    15 & 16/09/17 - Longleat Sky Safari

    RichT visited Longleat for their "Sky Safari".

    15/09 - Evening launch

    G-BTSX Thunder Ax7-77 (2027)
    G-BTSX
    G-BWPP Sky 105-24 (031)
    G-BWPP
    G-BXXG Cameron N-105 (3662)
    G-BXXG
    G-BZKU Cameron Z-105 (4931)
    G-BZKU
    G-CBHX Cameron V-77 (3950)
    G-CBHX
    G-CCOP Ultramagic M-105 (105/113)
    G-CCRG Ultramagic M-77 (77/249)
    G-CCRG
    G-CDZO Lindstrand LBL-60X (1104)
    G-CDZO
    G-CFXP Lindstrand LBL-105A (1168)
    G-CFXP
    G-CJIG Lindstrand LTL 1-70 (010)
    G-CJIH Lindstrand LTL 1-105 (016)
    G-CJIH
    G-CJKI Ultramagic S-90 (90/158)
    G-CJKI
    G-CJVN Lindstrand LTL Racer 65 (024)
    G-CJVN
    G-CKIN Lindstrand LTL 1-105 (048)
    G-CKIN
    G-EDRE Lindstrand LBL-90A (1081)
    G-EDRE
    G-FMGB Cameron Z-90 (11756)
    G-FMGB
    G-FWJR Ultramagic M-56 (56/50)
    G-FWJR
    G-GAGE Cameron Z-105 (12038)
    G-GAGE
    G-GBGB Ultramagic M-105 (105/126)
    G-GBGB
    G-HUKS Kubicek BB22XR (1338)
    G-HUKS
    G-IFOS Ultramagic M-90 (90/135)
    G-IFOS
    G-JHAA Cameron Z-90 (11647)
    G-JHAA
    G-KLTB Lindstrand LTL 1-90 (009)
    G-KLTB
    G-LEAT Ultramagic B-70 (70/13)
    G-LEAT
    G-NIMA Kubicek BB30Z (458)
    G-OCTS Cameron Z-90 (11108)
    G-ODRT Cameron Z-105 (11740)
    G-ODRT
    G-OLCY Lindstrand LTL 1-105 (052)
    G-OMGR Cameron Z-105 (11095)
    G-OMGR
    G-PYRO Cameron N-65 (567)
    G-RCOH Cameron Cube 105SS (11681)
    G-RCOH
    G-SBIZ Cameron Z-90 (10348)
    G-SBIZ
    G-SCFC Ultramagic S-90 (90/148)
    G-SFSL Cameron Z-105 (10308)
    G-SFSL
    G-UINS Ultramagic B-70 (70/06)
    G-UINS
    G-UWEB Cameron Z-120 (11927)
    G-UWEB
    G-VITL Lindstrand LBL-105A (720)
    G-VITL

    15/09 - Nightglow

    G-BXZI Lindstrand LBL-90A (543)
    G-CCLO Ultramagic H-77 (77/244)
    G-CDGN Cameron C-90 (10641)
    G-CHSP Ultramagic M-65C (65/196)
    G-CIDU Kubicek BB22E (1058)
    G-CJRO Cameron Z-105 (12055)
    G-HTEK Ultramagic M-77 (77/375)
    G-LEAT Ultramagic B-70 (70/13)
    G-OJBM Cameron N-90 (2899)
    G-OOEY Kubicek BB22Z (767)
    G-OTEA Kubicek BB17XR (1174)
    G-RUPS Cameron TR-70 (11305)
    G-TCAN Thunder & Colt 69A (1996)
    G-UINZ Ultramagic B-70 (70/09)
    and another six

    16/09 - Morning launch

    EC-LIR Ultramagic M-65C (65/183)
    EC-LIR
    EC-LZC Ultramagic M-77 (77/373)
    EC-LZC
    G-BTSX Thunder Ax7-77 (2027)
    G-BTSX
    G-BUEI Thunder Ax8-105 (2172)
    G-BUEI
    G-BVEN Cameron C-80 (3164)
    G-BVEN
    G-BWPP Sky 105-24 (031)
    G-BWPP
    G-BXCN Sky 105-24 (047)
    G-BXCN
    G-BXUU Cameron V-65 (4362)
    G-BXUU
    G-BXXG Cameron N-105 (3662)
    G-BXXG
    G-BXZI Lindstrand LBL-90A (543)
    G-BXZI
    G-BYHU Cameron N-105 (4567)
    G-BYHU
    G-BYNN Cameron V-90 (4643)
    G-BYNN
    G-BZGV Lindstrand LBL-77A (695)
    G-BZGV
    G-BZKU Cameron Z-105 (4931)
    G-BZKU
    G-CBHX Cameron V-77 (3950)
    G-CBHX
    G-CBIM Lindstrand LBL-90A (817)
    G-CBIM
    G-CBMK Cameron Z-120 (10293)
    G-CBMK
    G-CBOW Cameron Z-120 (10302)
    G-CBOW
    G-CBWK Ultramagic H-77 (77/218)
    G-CBWK
    G-CCLO Ultramagic H-77 (77/244)
    G-CCLO
    G-CCOP Ultramagic M-105 (105/113)
    G-CCOP
    G-CCPP Cameron C-70 (10515)
    G-CCPP
    G-CCRG Ultramagic M-77 (77/249)
    G-CCRG
    G-CCVZ Cameron O-120 (10586)
    G-CCVZ
    G-CDGN Cameron C-90 (10641)
    G-CDGN
    G-CDZO Lindstrand LBL-60X (1104)
    G-CDZO
    G-CEEK Cameron Z-105 (10909)
    G-CEEK
    G-CEJZ Cameron C-90 (10970)
    G-CEJZ
    G-CFEA Cameron C-90 (11158)
    G-CFEA
    G-CFIW Kubicek BB20XR (615)
    G-CFXP Lindstrand LBL-105A (1168)
    G-CFXP
    G-CGFN Cameron C-60 (11324)
    G-CGFN
    G-CGIH Cameron C-90 (11359)
    G-CGIH
    G-CGZZ Kubicek BB22E (855)
    G-CGZZ
    G-CHSP Ultramagic M-65C (65/196)
    G-CHSP
    G-CIDH Cameron C-80 (11804)
    G-CIDH
    G-CIDU Kubicek BB22E (1058)
    G-CIDU
    G-CIHG Cameron N-77 (11841)
    G-CIHG
    G-CIJL Cameron Z-105 (11861)
    G-CIJL
    G-CJGO Lindstrand LTL Racer 65 (008)
    G-CJGO
    G-CJIG Lindstrand LTL 1-70 (010)
    G-CJIG
    G-CJIH Lindstrand LTL 1-105 (016)
    G-CJIH
    G-CJIK Cameron Z-77 (12023)
    G-CJIK
    G-CJKI Ultramagic S-90 (90/158)
    G-CJKI
    G-CJLT Cameron O-84 (12044)
    G-CJLT
    G-CJRO Cameron Z-105 (12055)
    G-CJVH Lindstrand LTL 1-105 (023)
    G-CJVH
    G-CJVN Lindstrand LTL Racer 65 (024)
    G-CJVN
    G-CJXE Lindstrand LTL 1-120 (030)
    G-CJXE
    G-CJYM Ultramagic S-90 (90/57)
    G-CJYM
    G-CKIN Lindstrand LTL 1-105 (048)
    G-CKIN
    G-CKIT Cameron C-60 (12124)
    G-CKJT Ultramagic H-42 (42/23)
    G-CKJT
    G-CLAD Cameron V-90 (11753)
    G-CLAD
    G-DRPO Cameron Z-105 (11822)
    G-DPRO
    G-EHEH Lindstrand LTL 1-90 (001)
    G-EHEH
    G-ERRI Lindstrand LBL-77A (811)
    G-ERRI
    G-FMGB Cameron Z-90 (11756)
    G-FMGB
    G-FWJR Ultramagic M-56 (56/50)
    G-GAGE Cameron Z-105 (12038)
    G-GAGE
    G-GBBT Ultramagic M-90 (90/103)
    G-GBBT
    G-GBGB Ultramagic M-105 (105/126)
    G-GBGB
    G-HBEE Lindstrand LTL 2-80 (047)
    G-HBEE
    G-HPCB Ultramagic S-90 (90/132)
    G-HPCB
    G-HTEK Ultramagic M-77 (77/375)
    G-HTEK
    G-HUKS Kubicek BB22XR (1338)
    G-HUKS
    G-IAMP Cameron H-34 (2541)
    G-IAMP
    G-IFOS Ultramagic M-90 (90/135)
    G-IFOS
    G-ITVM Lindstrand LBL-105A (1017)
    G-ITVM
    G-JEMS Ultramagic S-90 (90/143)
    G-JEMS
    G-JULU Cameron V-90 (3611)
    G-JULU
    G-KLTB Lindstrand LTL 1-90 (009)
    G-KLTB
    G-LAMP Cameron Lightbulb 110SS (4899)
    G-LAMP
    G-LBUK Lindstrand LBL-77A (922)
    G-LBUK
    G-LEAT Ultramagic B-70 (70/13)
    G-LEAT
    G-OCTS Cameron Z-90 (11108)
    G-OCTS
    G-ODRT Cameron Z-105 (11740)
    G-ODRT
    G-OINT Kubicek BB20XR (993)
    G-OINT
    G-OJBM Cameron N-90 (2899)
    G-OJBM
    G-OJMS Cameron Z-90 (10860)
    G-OJMS
    G-OLCY Lindstrand LTL 1-105 (052)
    G-OLCY
    G-OMGR Cameron Z-105 (11095)
    G-OMGR
    G-OOEY Kubicek BB22Z (767)
    G-OOEY
    G-OPER Lindstrand LTL 1-70 (002)
    G-OPER
    G-OTEA Kubicek BB17XR (1174)
    G-OTEA
    G-OURT Lindstrand LTL Racer 56 (019)
    G-OURT
    G-OWLL Ultramagic M-105 (105/214)
    G-OWLL
    G-PERC Cameron N-90 (10127)
    G-PERC
    G-PURP Lindstrand LBL-90A (1387)
    G-PURP
    G-PYRO Cameron N-65 (567)
    G-PYRO
    G-RCOH Cameron Cube 105SS (11681)
    G-RENI Kubicek BB30Z (936)
    G-RENI
    G-RUPS Cameron TR-70 (11305)
    G-RUPS
    G-SBIZ Cameron Z-90 (10348)
    G-SBIZ
    G-SCFC Ultramagic S-90 (90/148)
    G-SCFC
    G-SFSL Cameron Z-105 (10308)
    G-SFSL
    G-TCAN Thunder & Colt 69A (1996)
    G-TCAN
    G-TLMA Lindstrand LTL 1-105 (017)
    G-TSWZ Cameron Z-77 (11652)
    G-TSWZ
    G-UINS Ultramagic B-70 (70/06)
    G-UINS
    G-UINZ Ultramagic B-70 (70/09)
    G-UINZ
    G-UKUK Head Ax8-105 (248)
    G-UKUK
    G-ULIA Cameron V-77 (2860)
    G-ULIA
    G-UWEB Cameron Z-120 (11927)
    G-UWEB
    G-VITL Lindstrand LBL-105A (720)
    G-WILB Ultramagic M-105 (105/161)
    G-WILB
    G-WINZ Lindstrand LTL SS Penguin (050)
    G-WINZ
    G-WJAC Cameron TR-70 (10694)
    G-WJAC
    G-WOTW Ultramagic M-77 (77/334)
    G-WOTW
    N6102L Lindstrand LBL-31A (5621)
    N6102L