Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow 2018

After a low-key event in 2017, 2018 saw Headcorn return as a contender on the display circuit with a busy flying programme across the weekend of 30th June and 1st July. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/32327960818/in/photostream/ Unsurprisingly, given the hosts of the event, the flying was largely made up of Aero Legends' machines. The company now boasts an ever … Continue reading Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow 2018

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An unexpected RAF100 Star? – Flying Bulls Bristol Sycamore

If you'd told me six months ago I would be driving three hours across the country for my first trip to the Cosford airshow looking forward to seeing a helicopter above almost everything else on the incredible flying programme, I'd have probably laughed to say the least! https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/29160687727/in/dateposted-public/ Well, there I was, there were plenty of other … Continue reading An unexpected RAF100 Star? – Flying Bulls Bristol Sycamore

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

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

Duxford Air Festival 27th-28th May 2017

Duxford Air Festival promised to be an airshow for all the family, delivering displays from all manner of types from throughout aviation history. In practice, that was exactly what was delivered. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/35084346590/in/dateposted-public/ Unlike some Duxford shows of recent times the programme did not lean heavily to one period of aviation hisotry at any one time. … Continue reading Duxford Air Festival 27th-28th May 2017