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Header Picture: A pair of Qatar AF C-17A Globemaster IIIs MAC & MAN visiting Cardiff 11/08/17 (IanG)

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Future Events

Courtesy of Niall who has put together a list of notable events this year at CWL-
New Airlines to use CWL
Cobalt-LCA starts S17

Another Notable type last flight for KLM is the Fk70 flight from CWL is 
28/10/17 KL1059/60 Arr 0950 Dep 1020.

Early notice for potential movements involving the Welsh International matches will be provided when known.

European Rugby-Challenge Cup and European Rugby Champions Cup matches 

Any involvement for Welsh regions etc will probably be placed on the daily blog pages but if enough notice I will list here
Likewise the Pro12 fixtures will be listed as above.

Individual flights for Swansea [Premiership] and Cardiff [Championship] will now be limited to the daily blog rather than here due to the limited number likely to occur.

The Welsh International Team are due to play the following games which may provide extra flights and will be reported if known

The 2018 World Cup qualification starts in September with provisional match dates as follows

2017 matches
2 Sept - Wales - Austria
5 Sept - Moldova - Wales
6 Oct - Georgia - Wales
9 Oct - Wales - Republic of Ireland

Other Airfield news
1st/2nd         Food and Flying Festival/Vintage Fly-in
15th              Aeronca Club/US Classics
12th/13th    3R's Air Race Weekend
19th/20th    Fly-in Francais

LOCAL SOCIETIES - two local groups hold meetings in the local area.
Air Britain Severnside Branch hold meetings in the Graig Community Centre, Caerphilly Road Newport, Basseleg Gwent. Please contact Mikeyf for details if interested in visiting.

Penarth Aviation Society hold meetings in Penarth Conservative club each month


S.W.A.G. Editorial Information Board

Notice to Readers
: You are fully welcome to use information from our site, all we ask is that the South Wales Aviation Group are credited. Please don't copy whole sections of the blog for use on your own site. The site is produced by aviation enthusiasts for aviation enthusiasts and is not intended for official use in any way ..regards the SWAG team.

Editorial Information
: In the "Editors on Line" section on the sidebar you will see a list of the SWAG editors currently online, the star * next to one of their names denotes the editor who has primacy at the time and any emails/information should be directed to that person. The editors are: Spud, Phantom2, AndyD, Stef, MikeyF (future events) and RichT ..contributing photographers are: StuC, IanG, RichT, Mark Pearce, Matthew Blunt, Hugh Trainer, Ginge Little, Keith Morgan and Phil Watkins

Please continue to send in your pics for use as the header. I would like them cropped to as near to 1600X500 as possible as this makes it easier for me to edit and fit on the site. I will try and change the picture every Sunday ..Regards IanG

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