Airshow Moments 2016 – Shuttleworth Mew Gull Pair

The September Wing & Wheels show at Old Warden saw an incredible pairs demonstration from the Shuttleworth Collection Mew Gull and David Beale's replica example. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/30303752636/in/album-72157675137832496/ In the hands of Jean Munn and Stu Goldspink these two classic racers were thrown around the Old Warden sky in incredible style. Low level high speed tailchases and … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2016 – Shuttleworth Mew Gull Pair

Airshow Moments 2016 – Duxford’s Vietnam Tribute

Duxford's May airshow was not without flaws, the new display line restrictions seemed to result in a more restrained flying style across the weekend. Despite the change in flying style there were still some really well thought out themes and set pieces. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/26911468624/in/album-72157666837149623/ It is not often in this country that we see a Vietnam … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2016 – Duxford’s Vietnam Tribute

Airshow Moments 2016 – Shuttleworth Sea Vixen

There is no doubt in anyones mind that was in attendance at Old Warden for the Fly Navy show this year that it was one of the best airshows this country has seen for a number of years. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/27517917203/in/album-72157669047928081/ Today's airshow moment marked the start of that incredible show which saw Simon Hargreaves arrive in … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2016 – Shuttleworth Sea Vixen

Airshow Moments 2016 – Return of the Centaurus

Ever since the dramatic events at Culdrose in 2014 which saw Chris Gotke successfully save the Fly Navy Heritage Trust Sea Fury T20 following engine troubles mid display, the UK airshow season has been without one of its greatest sounds, the Bristol Centaurus. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/22823451768/in/album-72157676510805636/ Thankfully this all changed in July this year when North Weald … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2016 – Return of the Centaurus

Airshow Moments 2015 #17 – Goodwood Battle of Britain Day

While not strictly an airshow, the event held on the 15th September at Goodwood was an undoubted highlight of the airshow season. Those in attendance saw over 30 World War 2 aircraft take to the skies including 6 Hurricanes and the Bristol Blenheim. I will be putting up a full post on this wonderful event … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2015 #17 – Goodwood Battle of Britain Day