Shuttleworth Collection de Havilland 100 Drive-In Airshow

The fourth and ultimately final drive in arishow of the 2020 Shuttleworth collection season took place on 27th September. This final event was set to be a celebration of 100 years of de Havilland. A manufacturer closely associated with Old Warden.  https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/50575286771/in/dateposted/ An impressive proposed line up had been gathered of all manner of de … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection de Havilland 100 Drive-In Airshow

Shuttleworth Collection Drive-in Airshow – 18th July 2020

Less than a month ago I was logging into the excellent Shuttleworth Collection virtual pilots chat on the racing aircraft in the collection. This was an innovative event put together with a number of collection pilots, including two in the hangar with the racing machines spoke for an hour in fascinating detail about flying this … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Drive-in Airshow – 18th July 2020

Shuttleworth Collection Celebrates 100 Years of the RAF – Season Premiere 6th May 2018

The first Shuttleworth Collection airshow of 2018 took place on the 6th May and marked the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Weather conditions were absolutely perfect, with strong sunshine and hardly any wind throughout the afternoon. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/27283395147/in/dateposted-public/ The static display featured some gems to enjoy before the show, including the Bristol Scout replica, … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Celebrates 100 Years of the RAF – Season Premiere 6th May 2018

Shuttleworth Collection Engineering Open Workshop 2017

Occupying that ever-confusing time period between Christmas and New Year, the Shuttleworth Collection Open Workshop has now become a welcome traditional part of the Christmas break. The event offers the public a chance to take an unrestricted look at a number of the collection's aircraft and to speak with those who rebuild, maintain and fly … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Engineering Open Workshop 2017

Airshow Moment – Edwardian Evening

A 2017 Airshow Moments series could not be complete without a post covering some of the events of the Shuttleworth Collection June Evening show. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/35700838254/in/album-72157685022778203/ This show was blessed with perfect weather, glorious sunshine and minimal winds. While the star turn may have been the debut display from the three Hurricanes, another special moment came … Continue reading Airshow Moment – Edwardian Evening

Shuttleworth Collection Heritage Day – 3rd September 2017

Traditionally the "Shuttleworth Pageant" slot for the year, 2017 saw a spacial "Heritage Day" event to tie in with 175 years of Clayton and Shuttleworth. The company produced agricultural equipment for many years and even built a number of Sopwith aircraft during the First World War. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/37016415213/in/dateposted-public/ On the ground there was plenty to see, … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Heritage Day – 3rd September 2017