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

    Header Picture: CVN-75 USS Harry S Truman in Stokes Bay on 07/10/18

    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:
    18th Jan - Logs and 23 pics added for a January German trip
    22-25 Jan - Log and 182 pics for Zurich 01/18 added
    27th Jan - 41 more pics added to Zurich 21/10/17
    28th Jan - Logs and 155 pics added for Zurich WEF 26-27/01/18
    29th Jan - Log and 62 pics added for Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival 28/01/18
    1st Feb - Log and pics added for South Korea's Gangneung Unification Park, 31 pics added to Zurich 27th Jan
    2nd Feb - Logs added for Zurich WEF 22-25/01/18, pics to follow
    11th Feb - 103 pics added for Longleat Balloon Safari 16/09/17
    27th Feb - 48 pics added to WEF Zurich 23/01/18
    04th Mar - 67 pics added to WEF Zurich 24/01/18
    08th Mar - 113 pics added to Tokyo-Haneda 26/05/17
    12th Mar - 81 pics added to WEF Zurich 25/01/18
    14th Mar - Logs & 69 pics added for Cheltenham HP & Gloucester 14/03/18
    26th Mar - Logs added for Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    30th Mar - 125 pics added to Aeroprints European Capitals Tour 17-24/03/18
    31st Mar - 321 pics added to Japan 2017
    8th April - Logs and pics added for 03-04/04/18 - Zurich-Dubendorf-Stans-Alpnach-Emmen
    11th April - 75 pics added to Geneva 24/05/16
    22nd April - Logs added for Aero Expo Friedrichshafen tour
    7th May - Logs added for Istanbul & Antalya trip
    8th May - Logs added for Popham Microlight Fair
    9th May - Log added for BBML Inflation Day
    10th May - Log added for Verona 09/05 and log & pics added for Eurasia Airshow at Antalya 28/04 and Istanbul-Yesilkoy Museum 02/05/18
    31st May - Log added for EBACE Geneva
    1st-8th June - Logs added for Spain/Portugal tour
    22nd June - Logs added for Finland tour 14-17/06
    23rd June - Logs/pics added for Belarus tour 18-22/05
    24th June - Logs/pics added for Russia tour 16-23/04, log added for Old Warden Gyro Fly-in 09/06 and Charity Fly-in 23/06, pics added to BBML Inflation Day 28/04, log and pics added for Aero/Heli Expo Booker 15/06
    1st July - 110 pics added to Finland 14-15/06
    5th July - Logs added for French trip 27/06-01/07 inc Nancy Show. Logs started for Cyprus
    6th July - Logs added to Museum bar for 2018 visits to Finland, Russia and Belarus
    7th July - Log added for Yeovilton Air Day. Pics added to Luxembourg 28/07.
    18-19th July - Logs added for RIAT Fairford 13/07, Bastille Day Flypast 14/07, Flying Legends Duxford 15/07 and Farnborough Air Show 16/07
    9th August - Logs completed for Larnaca 07/18 and started for 08/18
    16th August - Logs added for Chicago and the drive North to Oshkosh.
    05/06th Sept - Logs & pics added for Sliac Air Show Tour.
    10th Sept - Log & pics added for Belgian Air Force Day, Kleine Brogel
    12th Sept - Log added for Radom Air Show 25/08/18
    16th Sept - Log and pics added for East Anglia trip 13/09/18
    17th Sept - Log & pics added for Deblin Families Day & Poland Tour 22-26/08/18
    18th Sept - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 28-29/07/18
    21st Sept - Logs & pics added for the SWAG USA Tour 30/07/18
    30th Sept - Logs & pics added for Cotswold Airport Revival Show
    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 07/08/18
    17th Oct - Logs added for the SWAG USA Tour 03/08/18

    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