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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.

    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

    Sunday, 22 April 2018

    18-19/04/18 - Aero Expo Friedrichshafen

    Attended by StuC. Thanks to Paul Jackson for some corrections and c/ns.

    Hall A3

    D-EZCD Cirrus SR20 (2340)
    F-HEGM DAHER TBM-910 (1174)
    HB-FXN Pilatus PC-12/47E (1764)
    HB-RIM Junkers Flugzeugwerke F13 Replica (1)
    (HB-YTT) Aventura-aero Aventura-S (unknown)
    N2PD DAHER TBM-930 (1141)
    N662DP Cirrus SR22T (1662)
    OY-PDA Piper PA-28-181 Archer III (2843822)
    T7-RAS Honda HA-420 HondaJet (42000099)
    Unmarked Cirrus Vision mock-up (n/a)

    Hall A4

    D-EAQI Aquila A211BT (100A-354)
    D-EDUR/"ST-26" Siai-Marchetti SF260 (110)
    D-EQTB Aquila A212 Turbo (AT01-100C-319)
    D-EWKW Extra 330LX (LC058)
    D-FLBW Piper M600 (4698051)
    (D-KNLT)/"D-KLED" Stemme S12SW (12-003)
    (D-KVOY)/"D-KG3X" Stemme S12G (12-002)
    F-WLXR Elixir Aircraft Elixir (unknown)
    I-X010 Blackshape BS100 Prime (BPU-036)
    N162AW Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub (18-8109082)
    OK-ASE Czech Sport Aircraft Quattro Cruiser (unknown) ..mock-up ?
    OK-PDX Piper PA-28-181 Archer DX (2843828)
    OK-SCG Czech Sport Aircraft PS-28 Cruiser (C0606)
    OO-NEW Sonaca Aircraft Sonaca 200 (unknown)
    SP-AMI Aero AT-3 R100 (AT3-081)
    SP-NEO Piper M350 (unknown)
    Unmarked Blackshape Gabriel (unknown) ..mock-up ?
    Unmarked Czech Sport Aircraft PS-28 Cruiser (C0630)
    Unmarked Extra 330SC (unknown) ..mock-up
    Unmarked Konner K1 (unknown)
    Unmarked Konner K2 (unknown)

    Hall A5

    54 Ultralight Concept Stampe SV4-RS (unknown)
    D-MUNO FD-Composites ArrowCopter AC20 (unknown)
    D-MZTH Flaeming Air FA04 Peregrine SL (unknown)
    F-HDSL Robin DR.400-140B (2714)
    F-HLIT Robin DR.400-100i (2703)
    F-WILD JH Aircraft Corsair (unknown)
    N81JR Christen Eagle II (0022)

    Hall A6

    00457 Air Robot AR200 Drone (unknown)
    (86+71)/"17+03" MBB Bo.105P (6071) German Army ..also had flag marked "87+05"
    37/"WTD+61" EMT Luna UAV (unknown) German Air Force
    43+11 Panavia Tornado Cockpit (GT011) German Air Force
    (PH-HUB) SOCATA TBM.700A (127) "Ayr Global X-Plane"
    PH-SMX Sukhoi Su-26MX (51-05)

    Hall A7

    D-EAXK/15 Extra EA.330LT (LT019)
    D-EPWR Extra EA.330LE (LC053)
    D-GLRA Lange Research Aircraft Antares E2 (unknown)
    D-KFES Schempp-Hirth Discus 2C FES (1)
    F-AZZK/48 Yakovlev Yak-3UPW (003) Flying Heritage Collection
    HA-XEI Magnus Aircraft Corp eFusion (unknown)
    HA-XEJ Magnus Aircraft Corp eFusion Hybrid (MG11-012)
    HB-SYC Pipistrel Alpha Electro (829 AE 60)
    N343NA/138343/212 North American T-28B Trojan (200-414)
    OK-VZF 04 Ultralight Design EGO/ATOS-VR (unknown)
    OK-XAA 53 Phoenix Air D-14 Phonix (01/D14) OK-QUA 98 on c/n plate
    OK-XAA 54 Phoenix Air U-15E Phoenix (unknown)
    OM-M520 GP Gliders GP15SE Jeta (unknown)
    Unmarked Aeros e-lift Trike (unknown)
    Unmarked Aeros/Combat (unknown)
    Unmarked ATOS A-I-R (unknown)
    Unmarked ATOS Silent E (unknown)
    Unmarked ATOS Wing (unknown)
    Unmarked Discopter Air Taxi (unknown)
    Unmarked Electric Aircraft Concept Whisper (unknown)
    Unmarked Ruppert Archaeopteryx (unknown)
    Unmarked Song 120 e-drive (16-2015)

    Hall B1

    07-RQ Air Creation Tanarg/BioniX² (A17056-17051)
    D-EALF Robin DR.400-180 Regent (976) ..wing only
    D-ELAI Flight Design CT LS (F-09-01-10)
    D-ETLD Christen Eagle II (unknown)
    D-MBIS Comco Ikarus C42CE Super Bison 914 Turbo (1704 7499)
    D-MBKS UL-GmbH SD-1 120XL (166)
    D-MBTM Trixy Aviation TrixyEye (unknown)
    D-MDXX SNCAN/Stampe SV.4C (041)
    D-MEFG Comco Ikarus C42CS (unknown)
    D-MEUB Tomark Viper SD-4 RTC (072)
    D-MGSD UL-GmbH SD-2 (unknown)
    D-MKRL Comco Ikarus C22 Fox (9303-3449)
    D-MMDY Ekolot JK-05 Junior (05-10-07)
    D-MMHY Trixy Aviation Trixy Princess (unknown)
    D-MMXL Pelegrin Tarragon (9)
    D-MODK Breezer B400-6 (068)
    D-MQUC Ultralight Concept Stampe SV4-RS (1)
    D-MRVX GGC GmbH Rotorvox C2A (C2A-14002)
    D-MSAQ Tomark Skyper GT9 (0006 2016)
    D-MTMM Dova DV-1 Skylark (153/12)
    D-MVSO Evektor Aerotechnik EV-97 Eurostar SLX (2018-4242)
    D-MYSP Breezer Sport (unknown)
    D-MZET Flight Design CT Super Sport (E-17-11-01)
    I-C713 Innovation FX-1 LSA (unknown)
    N710HL Evektor Aerotechnik Harmony LSA (unknown)
    OH-XNA Atol Avion ATOL 650 LSA (unknown)
    OM-NVF Tomark SD-4 Viper RTC (22762)
    RA-2877G AeroVolga LA-8C (unknown)
    SP-SAAS Ekolot KR-030 Topaz (30-08-05)
    Unmarked Aero & Tech Nexth (unknown)
    Unmarked Air Creation Pixel XC/iFun13 (unknown)
    Unmarked Air Creation Skypper/iFun16SP (unknown)
    Unmarked Catalina NG (unknown)
    Unmarked Comco Ikarus C42CS Elektro (unknown)
    Unmarked DTA Sas J-RO (unknown)
    Unmarked DTA Sas Voyageur II Magic (unknown)
    Unmarked DTA Sas XEELEEX (003)
    Unmarked Evektor Aerotechnik Sportstar RTC (unknown)
    Unmarked Flight Design CTLSi (F-17-07-04)
    Unmarked FlySynthesis Synchro (unknown)
    Unmarked FlySynthesis Texan (unknown)
    Unmarked G1 Aviation G1 Spyl (unknown)
    Unmarked Pelegrin Tarragon (unknown)
    Unmarked Xpedition Gyro (unknown)

    Hall B2

    54-AVP/F-JBWB JMB Aircraft VL3 Evolution (VL-3-233)
    D-MKAZ Zlin Aviation Shock Cub Ultra (unknown)
    D-MPLI Shark.Aero Shark (021)
    D-MYGR Nando Groppo G70 (158/117/3)
    G-DGBT CHIMERA Aviation Dragon GBT 1170 (CA/D 001)
    HA-XCN Magnus Aircraft Corp Fusion 212 (MG 11-001)
    HA-XEF Magnus Aircraft Corp eFusion (MG-11-004)
    I-A838 Nando Groppo Trail (00159/118)
    N355W/ZD PZL Bielsko SZD-55-1 Nexus (551194062)
    N556DS/ZJ PZL-Bielsko SZD-56-2 Diana-2FES (562.105.001)
    OK-5513 KKB 18KE (unknown)
    OK-QUU 06 BRM Aero Bristell NG5 Speedwing (360/2018)
    OK-RAR 01 BRM Aero Bristell ELSA (025/2012)
    OK-UUA 99 TL Ultralight Stream Plus G (15STR01)
    OK-VAU 99 BRM Aero Bristell NG5 (unknown)
    OM-S444 Shark.Aero Shark (053)
    OO-JMB JMB Aircraft VL3 Evolution (unknown)
    SP-SIA PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (600410)
    WHTC 01 Heli-Tech Helicopters HTC130 (unknown)
    Unmarked Belmont Patino (unknown)
    Unmarked Belmont Patino (unknown)
    Unmarked Heli-Tech Helicopters HTC130 (unknown)
    Unmarked JMB Aircraft VL3 Evolution (unknown)
    Unmarked JMB Aircraft VL3 Ultimate (unknown)
    Unmarked Nando Groppo G70 (157/116/2)
    Unmarked Silence Twister D-Motor (unknown)
    Unmarked TL Ultralight Sting S4 (unknown)
    Unmarked TL Ultralight Stream FSM (unknown)
    Unmarked TL Ultralight TL3000 Sirius (unknown)
    Unmarked TL Ultralight TL3000 Sirius Floatplane mock-up (n/a)
    Unmarked Zlin Aviation Savage LSA (unknown)

    Hall B3

    1847 Golden Wings Foundation Fokker DR.1 Replica (unknown)
    D-EPDC Remos GXiS (444)
    D-EVSW Pipistrel Virus SW121 (VSW1210026)
    D-MGSJ Fresh Breeze Paraglider (unknown)
    D-MMDC Alpi Aviation Pioneer 200 (unknown)
    D-MMPB Alpi Aviation Syton AH130 (012)
    D-MMTP Pipistrel Taurus (161T503)
    D-MRNY Alpi Aviation Pioneer 300 Kite (unknown)
    D-MTEO Bücker & Funk FK131 Jungmann (011)
    D-MTOP Bücker & Funk BF139 Clubman (001)
    D-MTPA Zlin Aviation Savage (0155)
    D-MTYA Zlin Aviation Savage (242)
    D-MUGX Remos GX (447)
    HA-XAC Hungaro Copter HC02 (001)
    HA-XCD Hungaro Copter HC02 (2012/01)
    HA-XDK Altus Concept (unknown)
    HA-XSD SkyCruiser SC200 Autogyro (unknown)
    I-C785 Pipistrel Sinus (861S912)
    I-C970 Alpi Aviation Syton AH130 (016)
    LX-ECO Alpi Aviation Pioneer 400 (unknown)
    OK-UAU 80 Zall Jihlavan Skyleader 600 (6247270U)
    OK-WAU 07 Zall Jihlavan Skyleader 400 (4 279279 W)
    OK-WAU 08 Zall Jihlavan Skyleader 400 Electric (unknown)
    OK-WUF 87 Zall Jihlavan Skyleader 400 (4283295U)
    OK-XUN 01 Zall Jihlavan GP ONE (8 011011 X)
    OK-XUS 29 Dynamic WT-9 OK Edition D3 (unknown)
    OM-M515 Halley Apollo Fox UL (unknown)
    S5-MBM TAF3 Flamingo (unknown)
    Unmarked Alpi Aviation Griffen (unknown)
    Unmarked Avana Industries Odonata (unknown)
    Unmarked Bücker & Funk BF133 Jungmeister (unknown) ..frame
    Unmarked Bücker & Funk FK131A Jungmann (unknown) crate
    Unmarked Carbon Design FM250 Vampire II (unknown)
    Unmarked Flysub Helicopter (unknown)
    Unmarked Fresh Breeze Trike (unknown)
    Unmarked Halley Apollo Gyro AG1 (unknown)
    Unmarked I.C.P. S.r.l. UL Savannah S (unknown)
    Unmarked I.C.P. S.r.l. Ventura Experimental aircraft (18-02-62-0006R)
    Unmarked Pipistrel Alpha Trainer (907AT912)
    Unmarked RT219 Helicopter (unknown)
    Unmarked SkyCruiser SC200 Autogyro (unknown)

    Hall B4

    D-1192 Akaflieg Munchen Mu.13E Bergfalke I (1)
    D-1311 Akaflieg Munchen Mu.13D III (unknown)
    D-1531 Scheibe Zugvogel IIIA (1037)
    D-9003 Scheibe Spatz A (505)
    D-ECYS Scheibe SF-23C Sperling (3500)
    D-EDXG Denney Kitfox Srs.5 (S9508-0142)
    D-ESSR Van's RV-14A (140306)
    D-KOSL Scheibe SF-27M-A (6316)
    D-MDVL Modern Wings SWAN (unknown)
    D-MEGJ Niki Rotor Aviation Kallithea (unknown)
    D-MHCX Cicaré Europe Cicaré 8 (unknown)
    D-MHPR edm aerotec Ultralight Helicopter (unknown)
    D-MISF AutoGyro GmbH Cavalon (unknown)
    D-MNIA Niki Rotor Aviation Lightning (unknown)
    D-MTFU Aviation Artur Trendak Taifun (unknown)
    D-MULH EDM Aerotec CoAX 2D/2R (02/2013)
    D-MVIT Magni Gyro M16 Tandem Trainer (unknown)
    HB-YBZ Van's RV-12 (120275)
    "PRAHA" Blanik ? (unknown)
    SP-XRAY Aviation Artur Trendak Taurus (unknown)
    "YR-5353" Modern Wings SWAN 240 (unknown) ..fin off the prototype Swan 120
    Unmarked AutoGyro GmbH Calidus (unknown)
    Unmarked AutoGyro GmbH MTOsport (unknown)
    Unmarked Brandli BX-2 (unknown) ..under construction
    Unmarked Dynali Helicopter H3 (unknown)
    Unmarked ELA Aviacion ELA-07 Scorpion (unknown)
    Unmarked ELA Aviacion ELA-10 (unknown)
    Unmarked ELA Aviacion ELA-10 Eclipse (unknown)
    Unmarked Magni Gyro M22 Voyager (unknown)
    Unmarked Magni Gyro M24 Orion (unknown)
    Unmarked Modern Wings SWAN 120 (unknown)
    Unmarked Modern Wings SWAN 150 (unknown)
    Unmarked Niki Rotor Aviation Lightning (unknown)
    Unmarked Pegaso (unknown)
    Unmarked Phazer ii evo (unknown)
    Unmarked Phazer One (unknown)
    Unmarked Pro.Mecc Freccia RG (unknown)

    Hall B5

    04-GI/F-JVMN Hélisport CH-77 Ranabot (unknown)
    21-AKI Innovator Mosquito XEG (unknown)
    38-ABW/F-JCQD Innovator Mosquito Air (unknown)
    70+45 Bell UH-1D Iroquois (8105) Dornier Museum
    D-HAIC Robinson R44 Clipper II (11533) Islas Helicopters
    D-HAJH Robinson R44 Raven (1354)
    D-HARO MBB Bo.105S (S-831) Rotorflug GmbH
    D-HAVH Guimbal Cabri G2 (1038) Heli Aviation GmbH
    D-HAVJ Guimbal Cabri G2 (1166) Babcock MCS Germany
    D-HAVV Eurocopter EC.155B (6586) Heli Aviation GmbH
    D-HCAD Robinson R44 Cadet (30014) Heli-Flight GmbH
    D-HHNH Sikorsky S-76B (760395) Heli Service International GMBH
    D-HLTC Eurocopter EC155B (6547) Bundespolizei Fliegergruppe
    D-HRGG Robinson R66 (0561)
    D-HTCH Robinson R22 Beta (2328)
    D-HVBY Eurocopter EC135 T2 (0353) Bundespolizei Fliegergruppe
    D-HWAL Agusta-Bell 47G-4A (2519)
    D-MAES EDM Aerotec CoAX 2D (unknown)
    HB-ZLS Guimbal Cabri G2 (1021) Swiss Helicopter AG
    N505FW Bell 505 JetRanger X (65014)
    OE-XFG Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Twin Squirrel (5260) Sky Heli GmbH
    OE-XGE Airbus Helicopter H125 (8494) Heli Austria GmbH
    Unmarked Curti SpA Zefhir (unknown)


    D-EALM Equator Aircraft P2 Xcursion (unknown)


    72+00 Bell UH-1D Iroquois (8320) German Army
    82+63 Eurocopter EC135 T1 (0116) German Army
    2-AUER Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet (0014) Euro Aircraft Leasing Ltd
    D-1819/FA PZL-Bielsko SZD-30 Pirat (B-479)
    D-BFIL Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 450 (55010015) Atlas Air Service AG
    D-CMOR Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300E (50500373) Starwings GmbH
    D-EJFC Vulcanair V1.0 (1002)
    D-FJNP Pilatus PC-12/47E (1770)
    D-GTFA Piper PA-34-220T Seneca IV (3449360)
    D-ICAR Diamond DA62 (62.036)
    D-INKA de Havilland Devon C.2 (04266) Pioneer Hangar Collection
    D-IOTA Beech 58P Baron (TJ-312)
    D-ISGS Vulcanair AP.68TP-600 Viator (9010)
    HB-VSA Pilatus PC-24 (P-03)
    I-PDVA/OY-SPS Vulcanair P.68 Observer 2 (505-48/OB2) Bio.Flight A/S
    N1149B Mooney M.20K Model 231 (25-0603)
    N133KQ Quest Kodiak 100 (100-0133)
    N9127Z Piper PA-46-310P Malibu (4608059)
    OE-VSO Diamond DA50 (52.002)
    OK-OAM Cirrus SR22 (4114)
    S5-MTP Pipistrel Panthera (PX151001)
    SP-SPB Cirrus SR22 (4061)
    Unmarked Pipistrel Alpha Electra (unknown)