Airshow Moments 2019 7 – Old Warden Daks

The celebrations to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of the Normandy landings in June produced some remarkable moments both in the air and on the ground. Amongst the festivities was a remarkable gathering of C-47s/DC-3s, a type forever associated with the landings, both for their role in dropping troops and towing gliders. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/48014969032/in/album-72157708958168456/ While much … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2019 7 – Old Warden Daks

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

Museum Photo Post: Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre – East Kirkby

I recently took a look around the Lincolnshire Aviation Centre at East Kirkby in Lincolnshire, home to Avro Lancaster "Just Jane" and D-Day veteran Douglas C-47 "Drag Em Oot". "Jane" or NX611 to give her full title, is undoubtedly the star of the museum, being the second live Lancaster in the UK she regularly performing … Continue reading Museum Photo Post: Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre – East Kirkby

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