Airshow Moment – Curtiss P-40C at Duxford

This post marks the fourth Airshow Moments 2017 post to feature a display from a Duxford airshow. This is hardly surprising given the incredible quality of display flying at the venue this past season. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/38605188941/in/album-72157688820126531/ The September show was set to see a pairs display from the Curtiss Hawk 75 alongside the P-40C, a pairing … Continue reading Airshow Moment – Curtiss P-40C at Duxford

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

Airshow Moments 2014: Boeing P-26 Peashooter at Flying Legends

Often the highlight of the display season, this years Flying Legends airshow at Duxford, looked to be especially good. With one of the strongest line-ups in years already announced about a month before the show, not many people were expecting much more to be added. But just a few weeks before the show, the Fighter … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2014: Boeing P-26 Peashooter at Flying Legends