Shuttleworth Collection de Havilland 100 Drive-In Airshow

The fourth and ultimately final drive in arishow of the 2020 Shuttleworth collection season took place on 27th September. This final event was set to be a celebration of 100 years of de Havilland. A manufacturer closely associated with Old Warden.  https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/50575286771/in/dateposted/ An impressive proposed line up had been gathered of all manner of de … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection de Havilland 100 Drive-In Airshow

Aero Legends Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow 2020

The 2020 airshow season has certainly been one like no other in a year that in general has been much the same. It is a strange and uncertain time and having some elements of normality have helped make getting through this difficult year easier. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/50416371132/in/photostream/ So far this season we have enjoyed inventive events such … Continue reading Aero Legends Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow 2020

Shuttleworth Collection “At the Movies” Drive-In 2nd August 2020

Building on the great reception received for the debut event in July, the first Sunday of August saw the Shuttleworth Collection repeat their pioneering Drive in airshow format. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/50214842911/in/dateposted/ Unlike the last event this was an afternoon show and featured a few more visiting types. It's a great effort that the Collection are making to … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection “At the Movies” Drive-In 2nd August 2020

Shuttleworth Collection Drive-in Airshow – 18th July 2020

Less than a month ago I was logging into the excellent Shuttleworth Collection virtual pilots chat on the racing aircraft in the collection. This was an innovative event put together with a number of collection pilots, including two in the hangar with the racing machines spoke for an hour in fascinating detail about flying this … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Drive-in Airshow – 18th July 2020

Warbird People: He 111 Reborn – Kent Battle Of Britain Museum

As the lockdown restrictions are slowly lifted across England, this coming weekend will see a number of aviation museums open for the first time since lockdown, in many cases the first time in 2020. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/50066263867/in/dateposted/ One such museum is the Kent Battle of Britain Museum at Hawkinge. The museum has been featured on this page … Continue reading Warbird People: He 111 Reborn – Kent Battle Of Britain Museum

At last….Warbirds in 2020!

Despite gloomy skies for most mornings, the last few days provided the first up close warbird encounters for 2020 (aside from the Greek Spitfire's first flight way back in January). https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/50030318002/in/dateposted/ The news of two seat Spitfire flights starting up again felt like a real positive step towards normality and living under the Biggin Hill … Continue reading At last….Warbirds in 2020!