Airshow Moments 2014: Boeing P-26 Peashooter at Flying Legends

Often the highlight of the display season, this years Flying Legends airshow at Duxford, looked to be especially good. With one of the strongest line-ups in years already announced about a month before the show, not many people were expecting much more to be added. But just a few weeks before the show, the Fighter … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2014: Boeing P-26 Peashooter at Flying Legends

Airshow Review: Duxford September Air Show – 13th September 2014

Arriving at Duxford on the Saturday morning, we were greeted by less than promising weather, with thick fog only just letting us see the far side of the field. However, as forecast, this soon burnt off and before long the usual sounds of the classic wings fleet of Rapides, Tiger Moths and Harvards were echoing … Continue reading Airshow Review: Duxford September Air Show – 13th September 2014

Airshow Moments 2014 – Dakota Gathering: Duxford 24-25th May

For this weeks Airshow Moment, I follow the season through to the first Duxford show of the year and their D-Day Celebrations. More specifically, the impressive gathering of C-47 Skytrains/Dakotas: If there is one thing Duxford can do well, it is World War 2 displays, being home to the one of the biggest collections of … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2014 – Dakota Gathering: Duxford 24-25th May

Airshow Review: Shuttleworth Pageant 7th September – A Masterclass

This would be the first Shuttleworth show of the season for us, due to poor forecasts approaching most of the shows earlier on in the year. It was set to be quite the day, with the return to the skies of the DH88 Comet. (A detailed account of the Comets activities will be posted separately … Continue reading Airshow Review: Shuttleworth Pageant 7th September – A Masterclass