Lockdown Legends Week 7 – Horsemen

A 'Legends retrospective series would be incomplete without a small tribute to the Horsemen. Now a legendary name in the airshow world themselves the Horsemen team specialise in close formation aerobatics. Starting as a two ship display in the mid 1990s, in more recent years the team regularly display in three aircraft. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/45265210064/in/album-72157673758154607/ The team … Continue reading Lockdown Legends Week 7 – Horsemen

Lockdown Legends Week 5 – Eastern Visitors

Another common thread that has been present at many Flying Legends shows over the years has been representation for Russian types. While only one of those visitors actually made the journey from Russia itself, the majority have been visitors from overseas and as such well worth a post in themselves. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/49845557221/in/dateposted/ Yaks of some kind … Continue reading Lockdown Legends Week 5 – Eastern Visitors

Warbird Tails Looking Back – Shuttleworth Season Premiere

Amongst all of the unprecedented changes and uncertainty that the whole world is going through, we all no doubt experience and lose different parts of our normal day to day life in part of the ongoing battle the world is facing. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/27084260546/in/dateposted-public/ All of those things come in different shapes and sizes to different people. … Continue reading Warbird Tails Looking Back – Shuttleworth Season Premiere

Lockdown Legends Week 4 – Thunderbolt G-THUN

In the first few weeks of this series I focused on particular routines or roles in the Flying Legends displays over the years and how they have evolved and change over the shows 20 plus year history. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/49817100097/in/dateposted/ Today I wanted to focus on one airframe that has been hugley important not only to Flying … Continue reading Lockdown Legends Week 4 – Thunderbolt G-THUN

Airshow Moments 2019 12 – Hawker Fury OO-ISS

One airshow moment left over from last years Advent posts is another sequence from the excellent Air Legend show at Melun. You can read plenty about the whole show in my report on this site but for this post I wanted to focus on one specific aircraft. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/48963581696/in/album-72157711509919963/ Ever since falling in love with the … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2019 12 – Hawker Fury OO-ISS