Airshow Moments 2019 2 – North American Training Duo Little Gransden/Duxford

Following on from a disappointing (especially given the incredible summer we had) washout in 2018, it was great to see Little Gransden return with arguably the events best ever line up. There were some great warbird highlights without question, many of which have been covered on this site as part of other highlight posts/features so I … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2019 2 – North American Training Duo Little Gransden/Duxford

10.11.19 – Remembrance Sunday

A short post today, with some photographs from the proceedings at North Weald and Duxford as part of the Remembrance activities - Lest We Forget. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/49044806346/in/photostream/ Aero Legends put together an impressive formation consisting of their two Spitfire IXs, TD314 and NH341 flanking their C-47 Dakota "Drag em 'Oot". NH421 and the "Dak" are both … Continue reading 10.11.19 – Remembrance Sunday

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

Aero Engines of History Part 3: 1920-1936 The Interwar Years

Following on from my previous post looking at WW1 Aero Engines, attention now turns to some of those units used to power the interwar aircraft. These interwar power plants helped aviation design make the transition from the fragile biplane fighters of World War One, right through to the legendary Schneider racers. Armstrong Siddeley LYNX - … Continue reading Aero Engines of History Part 3: 1920-1936 The Interwar Years

Duxford Battle of Britain Anniversary Airshow – 19th and 20th September 2015

The last major airshow of 2015 came with Duxford’s Battle of Britain anniversary show in late September. Saturday’s show was heavily affected by a road accident on the M11 early on in the flying program. With standstill traffic on the motorway and the attendance of the air ambulance, flying was heavily restricted to 1000 feet … Continue reading Duxford Battle of Britain Anniversary Airshow – 19th and 20th September 2015