Gloster F.5/34 – What Might Have Been

As well as the long running Curtiss series which has formed much of the recent Warbird Tails reflection, I also wanted to focus in on a number of unsung types that narrowly missed their chance to have time to shine and enter production. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/34660976833/in/dateposted-public/ I previosuly took a look at the XF5F Skyrocket, the aerial … Continue reading Gloster F.5/34 – What Might Have Been

Aircraft Profile – The Shuttleworth Collection’s Gladiator

Britain’s aviation industry in 1934 largely had the same core concepts as it did during the First World War. Its main line of defence was still the open cockpit biplane, not yet having made the switch to sleek monoplanes that were starting to be developed elsewhere. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/27899167084/in/album-72157670415350230/ The Gloster aircraft company made a slight change … Continue reading Aircraft Profile – The Shuttleworth Collection’s Gladiator

Shuttleworth Collection Dawn Photoshoot – 19th March 2016

The past few years have seen a rise in the popularity of evening and night shoots across the aviation community, especially during the off-season. Following on from Shuttleworth's first venture into night-shoots back in October they offered the unique chance to catch the collection's aircraft in the early morning light and sunrise. Having never attended … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Dawn Photoshoot – 19th March 2016