Hahnweide Oldtimer 2019 14/15th September

I've done some pretty silly things to enjoy an airshow in the past. Long drives, hours spent in the rain/cold and various late nights immediately spring to mind. But as the alarm went off at 3:30am on the Saturday of this particular show, I did wonder if I might have finally overdone it! https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/48755512021/in/dateposted/ That … Continue reading Hahnweide Oldtimer 2019 14/15th September

Learning the Legends: Flying the P-51D Mustang “By the Book” World War 2 Pilots Notes Review

Next in this popular series is a look at perhaps the most iconic of the USAAF fighters of the second world war, the legendary P-51 Mustang.┬áThe D model is now the most prevalent and recognisable example of the type with the improved visibility of the teardrop canopy representing a design improvement from the earlier high … Continue reading Learning the Legends: Flying the P-51D Mustang “By the Book” World War 2 Pilots Notes Review

Airshow Moment 2018 5 – Heritage Flights

A long established act in the United States, "Heritage" or "Legacy" flights see historic aircraft join their modern day counterpart for a sequence of formation passes before breaking up into solo displays. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/45897698251/in/album-72157702137798501/ This idea of pairing past with present is certainly not unique to the US and there have been plenty of great RAF … Continue reading Airshow Moment 2018 5 – Heritage Flights