2020s Busy Warbirds – The Other Working Warbirds

Spitfires have certainly led the charge with the boom in warbird flight experiences over the last five years or so, but there are plenty of other machines earning their keep with rides programs and they all had a busy 2020 as well.

The Mustangs

Ultimate Warbird Flights – TF-51D Mustang “Contrary Mary”

Sywell/Duxford (Pictured here at Duxford in October 2020)

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Aerial Collective – P-51D Mustang “Warhorse”

Duxford/East Midlands (Pictured here at Duxford in August 2020)

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The Hurricane

Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar – Hurricane G-HHII “Pegs”

Biggin Hill/Elmsett (pictured here pre-conversion in 2017 at Duxford)

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The Others

T-6 Texans/Harvards

Various (Pictured here from Headcorn/Duxford)

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Tiger Moths

Various (pictured here from Headcorn)

Wingwalking Stearman

Headcorn

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Dragon Rapides

Duxford

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The future?

Once 2020 is behind us and normality gets a little closer, a few more exciting types are set to join the world of passenger flight operations (at least based on my understanding from articles over the past 12 months or so)

Aerial Collective – Bristol Blenheim

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Aerial Collective – Westland Lysander

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Navy Wings – Hawker Sea Fury T20

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Fly The Dream – Avro Anson

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