Little Gransden Air Show 2021

Like so many other shows, 2020 saw the excellent Little Gransden airshow take an enforced break. This followed on from a great run of shows (aside from 2018s washout) that saw the show put on a string of excellent line ups combing lesser seen vintage types and some of the finest UK based warbirds. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/51425685042/in/dateposted/Continue reading Little Gransden Air Show 2021

Aero Legends Battle of Britain Airshow 2021

The 2020 airshow at Headcorn held in September was one of the shining lights of what was largely a subdued year for airshows. Despite poor weather a great three days of flying was still delivered and the show had a great atmosphere. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/51348848597/in/photostream/ With a slight return closer to normality the show was able to … Continue reading Aero Legends Battle of Britain Airshow 2021

Shuttleworth Collection Season Premiere – 2nd May 2021

Once again in these uncertain times, it was down to Old Warden to provide the first show of the season. The big difference this year was that the season got underway on the traditional first weekend of the season, rather than mid July as in 2020. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/51165221071/in/photostream/ The wonderful Bristol F2b in new colours. Shuttleworth … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Season Premiere – 2nd May 2021

Shuttleworth Collection de Havilland 100 Drive-In Airshow

The fourth and ultimately final drive in arishow of the 2020 Shuttleworth collection season took place on 27th September. This final event was set to be a celebration of 100 years of de Havilland. A manufacturer closely associated with Old Warden.  https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/50575286771/in/dateposted/ An impressive proposed line up had been gathered of all manner of de … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection de Havilland 100 Drive-In Airshow

Aero Legends Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow 2020

The 2020 airshow season has certainly been one like no other in a year that in general has been much the same. It is a strange and uncertain time and having some elements of normality have helped make getting through this difficult year easier. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/50416371132/in/photostream/ So far this season we have enjoyed inventive events such … Continue reading Aero Legends Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow 2020

Shuttleworth Collection Drive-in Airshow – 18th July 2020

Less than a month ago I was logging into the excellent Shuttleworth Collection virtual pilots chat on the racing aircraft in the collection. This was an innovative event put together with a number of collection pilots, including two in the hangar with the racing machines spoke for an hour in fascinating detail about flying this … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Drive-in Airshow – 18th July 2020

Airshow Moments 2019 1 – “White 9” and “Nellie B” Duo over Germany

If I had to pick two favourite warbirds of recent years, I'd be pretty sure that Buchon "White 9" and P-47 Thunderbolt "Nellie B" would come out on top. They both represent great examples of their types and under the care of Air Leasing are always flown in incredible style. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/48755176783/in/album-72157710902250778/ 2019 saw both aircraft … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2019 1 – “White 9” and “Nellie B” Duo over Germany

Hahnweide Oldtimer 2019 14/15th September

I've done some pretty silly things to enjoy an airshow in the past. Long drives, hours spent in the rain/cold and various late nights immediately spring to mind. But as the alarm went off at 3:30am on the Saturday of this particular show, I did wonder if I might have finally overdone it! https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/48755512021/in/dateposted/ That … Continue reading Hahnweide Oldtimer 2019 14/15th September