While it was a great treat to enjoy the handful of airshows and flying events that were able to take place in 2020, it also marked the first time for many years that certain aircraft remained on the ground for an entire summer. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/36793296992/in/album-72157670415350230/ Understandably with the loss of potential income from a busy summer … Continue reading Waiting in the Wings – 2020’s missing favourites – The Bombers
With April's theme being the heavier types that don't often get featured as part of Warbird Tails, I felt that for Bank Holiday Monday a round-up of UK based aircraft from this corner of preservation was long overdue. I've limited this post to "live" (taxi/engine run condition included) examples and only up the end of … Continue reading UK Transports and Bombers: Where are We Now?
As the airshow season in the UK fast approaches, I wanted to feature some of the heavier warbird types for a change. Over the past couple of years this site has had a strong focus on WW1 and WW2 fighters with less of an emphasis on the bombers and transport types. This post marks a … Continue reading Warbird People: Al Herum – Commemorative Air Force B-24/B-29 Squadron