Event Reports

Shuttleworth LAA Party in the Park

By | June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

On Sunday 7th May one of the finest collections of historic aircraft in the UK, the Shuttleworth Collection once again joined forces with the Light Aircraft Association to present the LAA Party in the Park in the wonderful surroundings of Old Warden airfield. A chance to witness some different displays [...]

RAF Cosford Air Show 2015

By | June 21st, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

With the temporary closure of RAF Waddington for runway resurfacing, Cosford was left as the sole RAF organised airshow in 2015. Expectations were high, but could this small air station in the Midlands rise to the challenge? Michael Lovering attended for AeroResource. Traditionally a popular show amongst enthusiasts and the [...]

Llandudno Airshow 2015

By | May 27th, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Sitting on the North Wales coast in the shadow of Snowdonia, the annual airshow held at the seaside resort of Llandudno has a lot to offer for enthusiasts and families alike. Michael Lovering reports for AeroResource. Following the atrocious weather experienced in 2014 and the subsequent participant cancellations, the organisers [...]

Abingdon Air & Country Show 2015

By | May 12th, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Now in its 16th consecutive year, the Abingdon Air & Country Show - under the leadership of Neil Porter and his dedicated team - excelled themselves again by bringing together a fantastic family day out, despite somewhat challenging conditions both before and during the show. Duncan Monk & Adam Duffield [...]

Hangar 11 Nightshoot

By | April 25th, 2015|Categories: Event Reports, Nightshoots|

Located at North Weald, the Hangar 11 Collection is home to some of the UK’s finest warbirds. Owned by Peter Teichman, the collection currently comprises of four aircraft, with one restoration waiting in the wings. Harry Measures reports from a night shoot arranged with two of the magnificent examples. Of [...]

Hardwick Warbirds Photography Event

By | April 19th, 2015|Categories: Event Reports, Nightshoots|

To many warbird and airshow enthusiasts Maurice Hammond and his fantastic collection of aircraft at Hardwick Warbirds needs no introduction. Throwing open the hangar doors to a small number of photographers on 18th April, a slight glimpse of the locations wartime past was brought to life for those in attendance. [...]

Northolt Nightshoot XVIII

By | March 9th, 2015|Categories: Event Reports, Nightshoots|

Northolt Nightshoot XVIII doesn't really need introduction from us, given the popularity of these events with the enthusiast community. Whilst this was the 18th in the long series of nightshoots, it also marked the 100th anniversary of RAF Northolt, which celebrated the occasion two days before the nightshoot – which [...]

Lightning Preservation Group Nightshoot

By | February 26th, 2015|Categories: Event Reports, Nightshoots|

Protecting the Protectors - Tracing their roots back to RAF Binbrook’s Crash Gate 2, the Lightning Preservation Group (LPG), hold a number of events through the year which have become a ‘must’ on many an enthusiasts calendar. Jamie Ewan travelled to their home at Bruntingthorpe for a look at their [...]

Old Warden Pageant Airshow 2014

By | September 18th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

For fans of truly vintage aircraft, there is nowhere else in the country where you can experience the excitement of early aviation quite like the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden. Ben Montgomery reports from a beautiful Shuttleworth Pageant Airshow, with a few very special exhibits in the air. The Shuttleworth [...]

Sywell Great War Show

By | September 11th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Found in the heart of Northamptonshire, Sywell Aerodrome under the eyes of brothers Jack and Geoff Linnell opened in 1928 occupying merely the western portion of the present airfield. Home to air races and displays during its early days, the grass aerodrome soon became a hub of activity and the [...]

Air14 Payerne – First Weekend

By | September 8th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

On 31st July 1914 the first incarnation of the Swiss Air Force was formed as a direct result of World War One using commandeered aircraft. Now, 100 years later, the centenary is being marked by a four day airshow spread over two weekends. Adam Duffield attended the first two days [...]

Farnborough International Airshow 2014

By | August 14th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Held bi-annually, Farnborough International Air Show is one of the world's largest exhibitions and air displays, with billions in trade deals struck and new conceptsexhibited during the five-day trade show - followed by two days of public air shows. Adam Chittenden reports for AeroResource after a scorching week in Hampshire. [...]