Duxford October Showcase Day – 20th October 2019

Leaden skies, wrapped up warm in October, walking along the Duxford crowd line as a trio of Spitfire XIV, Bearcat and Corsair catch each other and join formation to the North of the A505. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/49006325168/in/dateposted/ Happy memories of the October airshows you are surely thinking! You'd be forgiven for thinking that the above was a … Continue reading Duxford October Showcase Day – 20th October 2019

Airshow Moments 2016 – Fighter Collection Fly Navy Finale

It goes without saying that the Fighter Collection's incredible extended sequence at Old Warden in June was one of the highlights of the season. Seeing the rarer aircraft in the Duxford based collection away from their home base is a rare event especially at a venue as intimate as Old Warden. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/28133603295/in/album-72157669047928081/ The slot was … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2016 – Fighter Collection Fly Navy Finale

Warbird People: Tom “TK” Kurtz III – General Manager: The Fighter Factory

“Why would someone want to do anything else?” It’s a good question. This was Tom “TK” Kurtz's response to me asking if given the chance to do it all again, he’d end up in the same job he has now, and who could blame him? For those that don’t know Tom is the General Manger … Continue reading Warbird People: Tom “TK” Kurtz III – General Manager: The Fighter Factory

Ghosts of Airshows past Part 3 – London City Fun Days

A commuter airport just a short distance away from some of London’s tallest skyscrapers hardly screams airshow venue. Yet for many years it was just that. Held one Saturday in early July the airports “Fun Days” were largely a fun fair and street party for local residents, with a small flying display. While the display … Continue reading Ghosts of Airshows past Part 3 – London City Fun Days