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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

    Friday, 1 September 2017

    Czech Republic - Letecke Muzeum Kbely - 22/07/17

    Visited by Stu on an Aeroprints Tour.


    Gate Guard

    (0212) Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (460212)
    0212

    Colonel Jaroslav Janeček Hangar - 1918-1924

    Ae.10-21 Aero Ae-10 (21)
    Ae.10-21

    (Bk.11-17) Avia Bk-11 (17)
    Bk.11-17

    (L-BIZL)/S.11583/2 SPAD VII C1 (11583)
    L-BIZL

    S2.16 Letov S-2 (44)
    S2.16

    Unmarked Bohemia B.5 (unknown) ..fuselage frame
    Bohemia B.5

    Jan Sýkor Hangar - 1925-1938

    A.12-4 Aero A-12 Replica (4)
    A.12-4

    (A.18C-5)/5 Aero A-18C Replica (unknown) ..original wings
    A.18C-5

    Ap.32-25/2E Aero Ap.32 Replica (25)
    Ap.32-25

    E10 Letov S-20 (50)
    E10

    H-6/110 Avia B-534 (226)
    H-6

    L-BALB Aero A-10 (3)
    L-BALB

    L-BUCD Aero Ab-11 Replica (17)
    L-BUCD

    (OK-IZZ)/L-BONK Avia BH-11C (18)
    OK-IZZ

    OK-TBX Zlin XII (170)
    OK-TBX

    (OK-ZOB)/49C Letov S-218 Smolik (18)
    OK-ZOB

    Unmarked Elsnic EL-2M Sedy Vik (5)
    Elsnic EL-2M

    Unmarked Mignet HM.14 Pou-du-Ciel (unknown)
    Pou-du-Ciel

    General Karel Janoušek Hangar - World War II

    (38 red)/38 white Ilyushin IL-2m3 (12438)
    38 red

    1077 Morane-Saulnier MS.230 (1077)
    1077

    (3002)/7 white Lisunov Li-2F (23443002)
    3002

    (B-67)/FT422 Noorduyn AT-16 Harvard IIB (14A-1462)
    B-67

    (D-EBIG)/"R5148/35" de Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth (86536)
    D-EBIG

    SP-BHA Polikarpov CSS-13 (420-89)
    SP-BHA

    (SU-60)/77 white Lavochkin La-7 (45210860)
    SU-60

    (V-31 or V-35)/"Black A" Avia CS-92 (CS92-5/51104)
    V-31 or V-35

    Picha type 17 Hangar - First Generation Jets

    30 Yakovlev Yak-17 (1S-1001)
    30

    53-5211 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-8550)
    35211

    EG-247/SV-D Gloster Meteor F.8 (EG-247)
    EG-247

    J-1161 de Havilland DH-100 Vampire FB.6 (670)
    J-1161

    V-34 Avia S-92 (S92-4)
    V-34

    Main Hangar - Post War

    04 VZLU PE-80 Sojka VM (04)
    04

    10 Sojka E.50 UAV (10)
    10

    79 red Aero L-39M Albatros FSM (n/a)
    79 red

    102 Sojka III/TV UAV (102)
    102

    0010 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (190010)
    0010

    (0306) Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (560306) ..cockpit
    0306

    0414 Orlican XL-160 Brigadyr (150414)
    0414

    0613 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 (760613)
    0613

    1015 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (001015)
    1015

    1043 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19PM (651043)
    1043

    1125 LET L-200D Morava (171125)
    1125

    1501 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21R (94R1501)
    1501

    1720 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15SB (231720)
    1720

    1727 LET C-11 (171727)
    1727

    2143 Mil Mi-4 (02143)
    2143

    3905 Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros (X-05)
    3905

    3922 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MF (0390213922)
    3922

    5502 Avia B-33 (B33-5502)
    5502

    5616 Sukhoi Su-7BM (5616)
    5616

    8003 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29A (2960526380)
    8003

    8219 Tupolev Tu-143VR-3 (unknown)
    8219

    9863 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23BN (0393209863) ..nose only
    9863

    12-09 Letov KT-04 Towed Target (unknown)
    12-09

    67-031 VZLU C-02B Towed Target (unknown)
    67-031

    B-2530 Mil Mi-2 (539430105)
    B-2530

    BAK-01 VOSLM BAK-01 (01)
    BAK-01

    DM-WKB Zlin Z.326A Akrobat (596)
    HX-51 Yakovlev Yak-23 (10101)
    HX-51

    OK-08 VZLU TOM-8 (04)
    OK-08

    OK-045 Moravan Z.135 Heli Trainer (1)
    OK-045

    OK-0711 Zlin Z.425 Sohaj 3 (0511)
    OK-0711

    OK-0835 Letov LF-107 Lunak (51)
    OK-0835

    OK-1240 Zlin Z.130 Kmotr (11)
    OK-1240

    OK-1900 VSB VSB-66 Orlice (150002)
    OK-1900

    OK-2209 Letov LF-109 Pionyr (17)
    OK-2209

    OK-2408 Orlican VT-16 Orlik I (150120)
    OK-2408

    OK-4835 LET L-13 Blanik (173110)
    OK-4835

    OK-5069 Letov SK-38 Komar (128)
    OK-5069

    OK-5629 Zlin Z.23 Honza (128)
    OK-5629

    OK-6202/71 LET XL-13A Blanik (03)

    OK-6702 VPDM L-21 Spartak (02)
    OK-6702

    OK-8055 Schneider DFS108-49 Grunau Baby IIB (unknown)
    OK-8055

    OK-8233 Zlin Z.24 Krajanek (225)
    OK-8233

    OK-8853 Zlin Z.25 Sohaj (62)
    OK-8853

    OK-9801 VSM VSM-40 Demant (07)
    OK-9801

    (OK-AIP)/HO-20 Mraz K-65A Cap (475448)
    OK-AIP

    (OK-AQO)/A-27 Aero C-104A Jungmann (227)
    OK-AQO

    OK-AVE Avia Ba-122 Replica (2)
    OK-AVE

    OK-BAK Saunders-Roe A.19 Cloud (A.19/5)
    OK-BAK

    OK-BGL Praga E-114M Air Baby (125)
    OK-BGL

    OK-BHM Benes-Mraz M-1C Sokol (127)
    OK-BHM

    (OK-DJR)/UA-264 Zlin Z.381 Bestmann (370)

    OK-DMO Aero 45 (49013)
    OK-DMO

    (OK-EXF)/UC-36 Zlin Z.26 Trener (536)
    OK-EXF

    OK-FRI Zlin Z.26 Trener (601)
    OK-FRI

    OK-IRG Zlin Z.50LS (0017)
    OK-IRG

    OK-KHN Orlican XL-40 Meta-Sokol (02)
    OK-KHN

    OK-KMA Zlin Z.226A Akrobat (108)
    OK-KMA

    OO-FRE Zlin Z.22 Junak (82)
    OO-FRE

    (SP-AHB)/12234/10 black Piper L-4J Grasshopper (12406)
    SP-AHB

    UC-26 Avia CS-199 (199565)
    UC-26

    UF-25 Avia S-199 (199178)
    UF-25

    Unmarked KD-67 Ideal Autogyro (Bensen B.8 ?) (unknown)
    KD-67 Ideal

    Unmarked Early Glider (unknown)
    Early Glider

    Unmarked Trejbal-Prasil Rok Vyroby (unknown)
    Trejbal-Prasil

    Outside Exhibits

    (0201) Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (000201)
    0201

    0220 Mil Mi-24D (M340220)
    0220

    0308 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PF (760308)
    0308

    (0313) Mil Mi-8T (0313)
    0313

    0414 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19S (150414)
    0414

    0501 Ilyushin IL-28U (650100501)
    0501

    0538 Mil Mi-4 (20138)
    0538

    0813 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19P (650813)
    0813

    0830 Mil Mi-8PS11 (10830)
    0830

    0872 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (000872)
    0872

    1504 LET L-410UVP (851504)
    1504

    2507 Antonov An-26 (125-07)
    2507

    2626 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI-P (722626)
    2626

    3108 Avia Av-14T (119813108)
    3108

    3166 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM (516931066)
    3166

    3302 Mil Mi-2 (533302123)
    3302

    3646/50 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MF (0390213646)
    3646

    (3671) Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bisR (613671)
    3671

    4003 Mil SM-1Wb (404003)
    4003

    4411 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21PFM (94A4411)
    4411

    5919 Sukhoi Su-7BKL (5919)
    5919

    6428 Sukhoi Su-7BKL (6428)
    6428

    6926/BA-11 Ilyushin IL-28RTR (56926)
    6926

    7109 Antonov An-24B (17307109)
    7109

    7905 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23UB (A1037905)
    7905

    9825/35 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23BN (0393219825)
    9825

    (00878) Northrop F-5E Tiger II (R1059)
    00878

    35518 SAAB J35F Draken (35518)
    35518

    37957/56 SAAB AJSF-37 Viggen (37957)
    37957

    OK-LDA Tupolev Tu-104A (76600503)
    OK-LDA

    XT899/B McDonnell-Douglas F-4M Phantom FGR.2 (2507)
    XT899

    Store Shed

    (1005)/11005 Mil SM-1/300 (S111005)

    6014 Mil Mi-1 (506014)

    (7006) Antonov An-2 (117047306)
    7006

    OK-KIS WSK-PZL An-2R (1G190-13)

    OK-RUV PZL-Swidnik SM-2 (165007)

    Storage Areas

    33 white Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros (330207)

    (0723)/OK-BYG Yakovlev Yak-40S1 (9230723)

    0725 Aero Vodochody L-39V Albatros (630725)
    0725

    0740 Aero Vodochody L-39V Albatros (630740)

    1006 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19S (10-06)

    1186 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15SB (141186)

    1232 Mil Mi-8T (041232)
    1232

    2303 Ilyushin IL-28RT (52303)

    (2710)/OK-WDI Lisunov Li-2D (23442710)

    2820 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21U-600 (662820)
    2820

    2904 Antonov An-24B (77302904)

    6102 Avia Av-14FG (079806102)

    9098 Sukhoi Su-25K (25508109098)

    (N143J)/"OK-XDM" Douglas DC-3-229 (1995)

    (OK-10)/2744 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI (612744)

    OK-NAA Ilyushin IL-18V (189001604)