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20 Feb. 2000 The Aircraft Walkaround Center opens it doors.  37 Mb of pictures are uploaded, including 55 walkarounds and run-arounds.
1 March  I have corrected some html-flaws and also contacted the host concerning download problems; seems to work all right now. Almost 900 visitors the first week. I have received a couple of walkarounds from contributors; thesewill be uploaded soon together with five of my own.
9 March  I have updated my site with the following walkarounds:
  • J-29 Tunnan 
  • Tornado GR.1 
  • FJ-1 Fury 
  • CH-53 
11 March  I have added some 500 links to sites which contain walkarounds of aircraft. Each page contains several close-ups of a certain aircraft type. Here they are.
18 March Added another 300 walkaround links. 2240 visitors since start 20 feb 2000.
26 March I have added 11 new walkarounds, and updated one series. 3.450 visitors since start.
  • Morane Saulnier MS 230
  • Morane Saulnier MS 315
  • Buecker Jungmann
  • DH Tiger Moth
  • PBY-5A Catalina
  • Percival Gull
  • Curtiss P-36
  • EE Canberra Mk 2B
  • Vickers Varsity T.1
  • Bristol Bloodhound
  • Vertol V44B
  • Fairey Battle 
12 April Added:
  • Boeing B-52H 
  • A-10 Thunderbolt 
  • Westland Wesez 
  • SAAB Safir 
  • Sparrmann Jagaren ("Sparrmann's Hunter") 
  • Supermarine Southampton I 
  • DH Dove 
 
1 May '00 7.100 visitors since start.

Added:

  • Junkers Ju 86 (29 images)
  • Spitfire Mk IX 
  • Blohm & Voss 141 
  • SR-71 (M-21) and D-21 
  • BAC Jaguar 
14 Oct. ´00 26.000 visitors since start.

Added:

  • Boeing X-32 
  • Mig 21
  • Mig 23
  • OV-10 Bronco
  • Nord 2501 Noratlas
  • Tu-4 (B-29, Chinese AWACS version)
  • F-84 (Royal Dutch AF)
  • Spitfire Mk XIV
  • Auster AOP
  • A-26 
23 Feb '01 Long time no update, but finally it's done! Here's the new content:
 
  • PV-1 Harpoon (6 interior pictures)
  • Grumman J2F Duck        (12 pictures)
  • B-26 Marauder           (16 pictures)
  • Me 109G                 (16 pictures)
  • Siebel 204              (9 pictures)
  • PA-48 Enforcer          (12 pictures)
  • F-80C Shooting Star     (18 pictures)
  • F-80 Shooting Star      (26 pictures)
  • P-59 Airacomet          (13 pictures)
  • Spruce Goose            (16 pictures)
  • Fouga Cyclone           (27 pictures)
  • Waco CG-4               (8 pictures)
  • Laird Cow 500           (9 pictures)
  • D.H. 4                  (updated with 9 pictures)


 

28 Feb '01 Uploaded another 700 walkaround links.
9 Sept '01 The AWC has found itself a new server without popups and banners, which is a major improvement. The new URL is:
www.aircraftwalkaround.com
16 Sept '01
  • SAAB JA-37C Viggen "Blå Petter"          (9 pictures)
9 Oct '01
  • Fw 190 A-8 "Blue 4"
6 Dec '01
  • Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
10 Dec '01
  • Mil 4 Hound
11 Jan '02
  • He 162
  • B-17 Memphis Belle
  • Northrop YF-23
22 Jan '02 750 new walkaround links added to the collection
4 Feb '02
  • DH Vampire SK 28C2 
  • SAAB 39A Gripen (update)
  • SAAB 39B Gripen
  • SAAB 60 
  • SAAB 60 Austrian AF 
5 Feb '02 Added list of aircraft walkarounds at Aircraft Resource Center site
7 Feb '02
  • SAAB 340 AEW (update)
  • AVRO Lincoln B.2
21 Feb '02 Add 'Airshows & Museums'; new section with photographs from early 80's till today.
26 Feb '02 After having bought a new USB scanner I have now been able to upload all images from this summerís air shows here in Sweden, as well as some unscanned loose ends which had been lying around in the wrong image map.
  • DFS 228                                         (21 images)
  • Buecker Bestmann                          (update: 3 images)
  • Percival Pembroke                          (17 images)
  • C-130 Hercules TP 82                      (update 41 images)
  • SF 37 Viggen                                  (7 images)
  • SK 37 Viggen                                 (update: 3 images)
  • SK 35 Draken                                 (9 images)
  • Piper PA-28 Archer II                       (5 images)
  • TP 85 Sud Aviation Caravelle III         (34 images)
  • Dornier Do 27                                  (9 images) 
  • Learjet C-21A USAF                        (25 images)
  • Agusta-Bell 206A Jet                       (12 images)
  • Gulstream TP 102                           (17 images)
  • BAe Hawk (Finland)                         (30 images)
25 Sept. '02 I have (finally) scanned the photos I took during the spring and summer in Sweden, The Netherlands and Belgium. In all 365 new images of the following subjects. 

All in all AWC now contains 153 walkarounds and has had 150.000+ visitors.. 

  • Fairchild Argus                       16 images
  • Miles Magister MK.I                13
  • DH Gypsy Moth                      18
  • Ryan PT-22                            20
  • Auster AOP                            11
  • C-119 Flying Boxcar                44
  • Fokker S-11 Instructor              20
  • RF-84F                                   18
  • BN Islander                             20
  • Dassault Ouragon                    19
  • Percival Pembroke BAF              5
  • Yak-11                                    21
  • Antonov An-28                         16
  • L-13 Blanik                             18
  • Sikorsky S-55                         19
  • Sikorsky S-58                         17
  • Grumman Tracker                    41
  • X-35B                                     31
April 28 2003 I have updated theAWC with 21 new and updated walkaround series. Most of these have been provided by contributors. I have also added close-up series of two engine types, the Jumo 004 and the DB605, which I hope will interest many of you. Here's the list of new walkaround series:
 
  • Su-20
  • Su-7
  • Mi-24
  • Mi-21
  • Lim-6
  • Mig-23
  • Mig-21
  • Lim-5
  • Mi-2
  • Mangusta
  • UH-60 customs
  • S-51
  • CF-100
  • Slingsby Dart
  • Olympia
  • AVRO Lancaster
  • UH-60 Black Hawk
  • Fairey Battle
  • Miles Magister
  • Hawker Hurricane IIb
  • DB 605
  • JUMO 004
  • F-18C
May 8 2003
  • Sea King SAR
  • Spitfire Mk.IX Tropical
  • Pou-du-Ciel
  • RAF starter trolley
June 14 2003
  • Deperdussin
  • Republic SeaBee (update 20 images)
  • Junkers F.13
  • Thulin N
Aug 21 2003 AWC has a new home at http://aircraftwalkaround.hobbyvista.com, under the Hyperscale umbrella and kind sponsorship of Brett Green. At the same time I would like to thank Al Macdonald of VR Sales for having sponsored the site during the past 2+ years and that the site has been able to grow and find a loyal and enthusiastic audience through his generous support. 
Sept 03 2003
  • SG-38
  • Alouette III 'Grasshoppers'
  • Kamov Ka 26
  • C-47 Skytrain / Dakota
Sept 19 2003
  • Vickers VC-10
  • Northrop F-5A KLu
  • Fokker F-27 Friendship
  • Vickers Viscount
  • HS Andover
  • BAC Concorde
  • DH Heron
  • Vickers Vanguard
  • Tupolev Tu-144
Feb 3 2004
  • Fairey Firefly (30 images)
  • Dragon Rapide (27 images)
  • Gloster Meteor (38 images)
  • Chinook KLu (11 images)
  • AH-64 Apache KLu (20 images)
  • S.14 Machtrainer  (34 images, additional S.14 walkaround)
  • Allouette II (46 images)
  • Hawker Hunter (30 images)
  • T-45 Goshawk (27 images)
  • Dornier Do 24 (49 images, redone walkaround)
  • T-6 Harvard (6 images)
Feb 6 2004
  • Northrop A9A  (28 images)
  • SAAB B17 (34 updates)
  • Antonov An-22 (93 images)
  • F-15 Eagle (8 images)
  • F-86K Sabre Dog (40 images)
  • F-100 Super Sabre (32 images)
  • F-102 Delta Dagger (31 images)
  • Lockheed Neptune MLD (68 images)
  • Hiller UH-12  (29 images)
  • Sikorsky S-58 MLD (61 images)
  • Bell 204B MLD  (43 images)
  • Fokker D.XXI (31 images)
  • PZL 11 (14 images)
  • Vergeltungswaffe V1 (11 images)
Feb 9 2004

I have finally finished off the backlog, appr. 900 images, all contributed by Howard Mason:

  • Bréguet Atlantic
  • AV-8A
  • Bachem Ba 349 Natter
  • BAC.221
  • C-17
  • C-119 (update)
  • C-131
  • C-141 Starlifter
  • D-558
  • Eurofighter T.1
  • J39 Gripen (update)
  • He 219 Uhu
  • HIMAT
  • HP.115
  • Henschel Hs 293
  • KC-135
  • Me 262 Schwalbe
  • Mig 15
  • Mig 19
  • Mig 21C
  • Mig 23BN
  • P-59
  • P-80
  • U2C
  • Rutan Voyager
  • X-13
  • X-24 A/B
21 feb 2006

Updates do not come often these days, which doesn't mean the backlog isn't growing fast. To start with some exotic protoypes and experimental a/c with Swedsish origin:

  • AJ 37 -1 prototype
  • SJ 37 - 67 prototype
  • J 39 Gripen mockup 
  • J 37 -1 prototype
  • J 29 Tunnan
  • SAAB 210 Lilldraken
  • SK 37 Viggen prototype
  • FFV J22 
  • J 35A Draken prototype
  • J 39 prototype