Shuttleworth Collection Race Day 2017

The Shuttleworth Collection 2017 airshow season came to a close with the Race Day event on the 1st of October. This event provides a great final event of the year for both the vintage car and aeroplane enthusiast. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/38653222136/in/dateposted-public/ This years event saw the second edition of the Shuttleworth Sprint which featured a large number … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Race Day 2017

Shuttleworth Collection Edwardian Pageant – 6th August 2017

August 2017 saw the Shuttleworth Collection’s Edwardian Pageant return. After last years show was heavily effected by high winds this years show was highly anticipated with plenty of rare early aircraft, including an impressive WW1 line up and of course a chance to see the Edwardians in the sky. While conditions were considerably better than … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Edwardian Pageant – 6th August 2017

Shuttleworth Collection Open Engineering Workshop 2016

This years Open Workshop days moved to a mid-week slot, rather nicely filling the no-mans land between Christmas and New Year. The move certainly seemed to work well as on the Thursday, when I attended, the airfield was incredibly busy, certainly as busy as I've seen this event. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/32146504986/in/dateposted-public/ There is no doubt that the … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Open Engineering Workshop 2016

Sopwith Camel Comes Alive

As part of the Shuttleworth Collection Engineering Open Workshop event on the 29th December 2016, the Collection's Sopwith Camel replica carried out its first public engine run. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/31696335630/in/dateposted-public/ I felt that this special event, which came as a great surprise to me, was worthy of its own separate post. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/32071381385/in/dateposted-public/ The Camel has been under … Continue reading Sopwith Camel Comes Alive

Airshow Moments 2016 – Shuttleworth Mew Gull Pair

The September Wing & Wheels show at Old Warden saw an incredible pairs demonstration from the Shuttleworth Collection Mew Gull and David Beale's replica example. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/30303752636/in/album-72157675137832496/ In the hands of Jean Munn and Stu Goldspink these two classic racers were thrown around the Old Warden sky in incredible style. Low level high speed tailchases and … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2016 – Shuttleworth Mew Gull Pair

Airshow Moments 2016 – Shuttleworth Sea Vixen

There is no doubt in anyones mind that was in attendance at Old Warden for the Fly Navy show this year that it was one of the best airshows this country has seen for a number of years. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/27517917203/in/album-72157669047928081/ Today's airshow moment marked the start of that incredible show which saw Simon Hargreaves arrive in … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2016 – Shuttleworth Sea Vixen