Airshow Reports

The Royal International Air Tattoo 2013

By | August 14th, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

After 2012 restored faith in RIAT for many enthusiasts, it was always going to be a difficult year to follow. With the recent hard-hitting budget cuts for the US military, participation was the topic on the tip of everyone’s tongues. Michael Buckle reports from RAF Fairford on a hot year [...]

Waddington International Airshow 2013

By | July 18th, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

RAF Waddington is the day to day home of the RAF’s ISTAR assets but over the weekend of the 6-7th July is opened its gates to the public as it hosts the forces largest annual airshow. Adam Duffield and Duncan Monk attended for AeroResource. With the 2012 show attracting a [...]

Old Buckenham Airshow 2013

By | July 1st, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Once home to the 493rd Bomb Group of the Eight US Air Force, Old Buckenham now serves as a popular general aviation airfield attracting high numbers of visitors from around the country. Once a year however it transforms itself into Norfolk’s largest airshow. Adam Duffield attended for AeroResource. Old Buckenham [...]

50th International Paris Airshow

By | June 23rd, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

The Paris Airshow, held biennially during odd years, celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2013. The show featured a number of first time visitors along with significant others, as aerospace industries competed to create as many new business opportunities as possible. For the aviation photographer and enthusiast, this promised a range [...]

RAF Cosford Air Show 2013

By | June 22nd, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Cosford Airshow is regarded as The West Midland's largest aviation event. Set in Shropshire, RAF Cosford hosts an extravaganza of 'home-grown' displays and flying demonstrations. Adam Chittenden reports for AeroResource. RAF Cosford, formally known at DCAE Cosford, celebrates its 75th Anniversary this year. Originally opened in 1938, it was home [...]

Duxford Spring 2013: Honoring the Eagles

By | June 12th, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

No one can accuse Duxford of failing to recognise it's own history and indeed the history of aviation in the United Kingdom. Spring 2013 represented a key anniversary, marking 70 years since the 78th Fighter Group arrived at RAF Duxford - which the Imperial War Museum rightly used as the [...]

Abingdon Air and Country Show 2013

By | May 11th, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

After what has seemed like an endless cold and dreary winter, the start of the 2013 airshow season is finally upon us. Adam Duffield attended the 2013 Abingdon Air and Country Show to see if it was the cure for the winter airshow blues. Whilst the season itself may have [...]

Malta International Airshow 2012

By | October 17th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Malta International Airshow is one of the biggest annual events on the island. Adam Duffield attended the first day of the weekend show for AeroResource. The small island of Malta sits in the middle of the Mediterranean sea just south of Sicily, and [...]

EAA AirVenture 2012

By | September 16th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

For one week every year, at the end of July, the relatively small US town of Oshkosh, Wisconsin becomes the centre of the universe for all things aviation. Temporarily home to thousands of aircraft this show is any aviator or enthusiast's dream.  Many of us have probably written 'Oshkosh' on [...]

Royal International Air Tattoo 2012

By | July 30th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

2012 was a time of change for the Air Tattoo; now entering it’s 41st year of operations and recently facing consistent criticism from enthusiasts. The team at Douglas Bader House pulled out all of the stops to put this year in the history books. Michael Buckle reports for AeroResource. In [...]

Florennes Airshow 2012

By | June 28th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

In 1942, a Messerschmitt Me.110 marked the first aircraft landing at the Luftwaffe base of Florennes. 70 years on, 2 Wing of the Belgian Air Component celebrated the base's history by hosting the Annual Belgian International Airshow at their home airbase of Florennes on 23-24 June 2012. Harry Forman and [...]

Flying Legends 2012

By | June 28th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

After Flying Legends 2011 ended on a distinctively low note, with the loss of P-51D Big Beautiful Doll, the enthusiast community had many questions about whether the format of the next Legends show would be the same or would see changes. AeroResource’s Ben Montgomery went along to see. Without beating [...]

RAF Cosford Air Show 2012

By | June 10th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

For a third year running, the RAF Cosford airshow suffered slightly from the weather, but with an impressive participation list, the showground was busy as usual. Ben Montgomery reports for AeroResource. The 2011 show at RAF Cosford was one of the wettest in recent years, with many display items cancelled [...]

Abingdon Air and Country Show 2012

By | May 17th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

The beginning of May traditionally sees the start of the years airshow season.  Adam Duffield takes a look at the Abingdon Air & Country Show for AeroResource as it starts the 2012 season. The Abingdon Air & Country Show is now in its twelfth year of running and has become [...]

MCAS Cherry Point Airshow 2012

By | May 15th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point this year celebrates 100 years of Marine Corps’ Aviation and 70 years of Cherry Point Air Station. Is there a better reason to visit the biennial air show? Jason Grant and Mark Forest made the trip to find out for AeroResource. The Air Station [...]

Tuscaloosa Air Show

By | April 15th, 2012|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Held bienially, the Tuscaloosa Airshow is hosted by the cities of Tuscaloosa and Northport, at the Tuscaloosa Municipal Airport, Alabama. AeroResource's Ben Montgomery detoured past to catch the latter half of the events.... The theme of the 2012 show (held in partnership with David Shultz Airshows LLC) was "Honouring Our [...]