Warbird Tails Airshow Top 5 2017

As one final post for this year I wanted to take a quick look back at my personal top 5 shows of 2017. It has been another excellent year overall with plenty of variety, though once again Duxford and The Shuttleworth Collection feature highly on this list. 5. Shuttleworth Collection Military Pageant As is a … Continue reading Warbird Tails Airshow Top 5 2017

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Shuttleworth Collection Race Day 2017

The Shuttleworth Collection 2017 airshow season came to a close with the Race Day event on the 1st of October. This event provides a great final event of the year for both the vintage car and aeroplane enthusiast. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/38653222136/in/dateposted-public/ This years event saw the second edition of the Shuttleworth Sprint which featured a large number … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Race Day 2017

Goodwood Revival 2017

While primarily a motorsport event, the incredible transformation and step back in time that is Goodwood Revival also includes a great deal of aviation content. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/37137701535/in/dateposted-public/ Now a key part of any Revival year, The Freddie March Spirit of Aviation, celebrated its 10th year in 2017. This concourse competition has seen a wide range of … Continue reading Goodwood Revival 2017

Shuttleworth Collection Heritage Day – 3rd September 2017

Traditionally the "Shuttleworth Pageant" slot for the year, 2017 saw a spacial "Heritage Day" event to tie in with 175 years of Clayton and Shuttleworth. The company produced agricultural equipment for many years and even built a number of Sopwith aircraft during the First World War. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/37016415213/in/dateposted-public/ On the ground there was plenty to see, … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Heritage Day – 3rd September 2017

Shuttleworth Collection Edwardian Pageant – 6th August 2017

August 2017 saw the Shuttleworth Collection’s Edwardian Pageant return. After last years show was heavily effected by high winds this years show was highly anticipated with plenty of rare early aircraft, including an impressive WW1 line up and of course a chance to see the Edwardians in the sky. While conditions were considerably better than … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Edwardian Pageant – 6th August 2017

Shuttleworth Collection WW1 Evening Airshow – 15th July 2017

Over the past few years each Shuttleworth Collection season has featured a First World War themed event. This is hardly surprising given the unbreakable link between Old Warden and First World War aircraft. On the whole, the collection have fallen foul of bad weather on almost every occasion. Thankfully this years evening show saw flyable, … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection WW1 Evening Airshow – 15th July 2017

Royal International Air Tattoo Fairford 2017

Being more of a Warbird fan than modern military it has been a good few years since I've attended a show day at RIAT but with no Flying Legends clash in 2017 and a very impressive line up, I decided that it was time for a return. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/37103614251/in/dateposted-public/ 2017s show wasn't without vintage elements of … Continue reading Royal International Air Tattoo Fairford 2017