Warbird People – Alex Jameison: Learning to Fly the Old Rhinebeck Collection

In aviation circles, there are a number of airfields and collections around the world that capture the imagination and become almost mythical as part of aviation folklore. Old Rhinebeck is most certainly amongst those legends, especially for those with an interest in those early years of aviation right through until the 1930s. Delicately nestled between … Continue reading Warbird People – Alex Jameison: Learning to Fly the Old Rhinebeck Collection

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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

Airshow Moments 2017 – Simply Sopwith

While the main focus of 2017 will have been the ever increasing Hurricane gatherings we saw over the summer, the First World War enthusiast has had a great deal to enjoy as well. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/36793278862/in/dateposted-public/ Shortly before the newly restored Sopwith Pup made its debut at Duxford at the end of May, a more familiar Sopwith … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2017 – Simply Sopwith

Shuttleworth Collection Season Premiere Airshow – 7th May 2017

The sight of an original 1917 Bristol F2b carrying out power checks viewed through the trees and open grass at the southern end of Old Warden is a truly incredible way to kick off the 2017 season. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/34428041241/in/dateposted-public/ Shortly after arrival there was a real sense of anticipation that seems to be unique to that … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Season Premiere Airshow – 7th May 2017