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Old Buckenham Airshow 2015

Billed as Norfolk's premier airshow, the Old Buckenham Airshow returned on the first weekend of August to the small airfield in central Norfolk. Known for its friendly atmosphere, the show promised a 3-hour flying display including some items not seen at many other shows. Adam Duffield made the short journey to his local show to [...]

By | August 9th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Royal International Air Tattoo 2015

The Royal International Air Tattoo, better known as RIAT, has set its place as the pinnacle of the British airshow scene, especially given its long history of providing first looks at new types, debut displays by new operators and large set pieces to commemorate key aviation anniversaries. The 2015 edition of RIAT was to be [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|2 Comments

Shuttleworth Military Pageant

Of all the shows at Old Warden, the Shuttleworth Collections Military Pageant is amongst the busiest it holds throughout the year and often features an interesting array of visiting display aircraft. Harry Measures provides this guest report for AeroResource from the world-renowned aircraft collection. The Military Pageant at the Shuttleworth Collection was looking like a [...]

By | July 26th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Flying Legends 2015

For any warbird fans just the mention of the name Flying Legends will immediately bring to mind the largest and most focussed warbird show in the UK. Adam Duffield returned to Duxford for the 2015 show to witness some of the finest warbird displays of the year. Flying Legends has a reputation of Warbird excellence [...]

By | July 22nd, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2015

The Royal Navy’s premier airshow, the RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2015 in Somerset, opened its gates to nigh on 37,000 visitors on Saturday 11th July 2015. With over five hours of spectacular flying displays, pyrotechnics, ground displays and aircraft a plenty to admire, the Senior Service yet again pulled off another gem of a show. [...]

By | July 16th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Shuttleworth LAA Party in the Park

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 to many other shows, Adam [...]

By | June 22nd, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

RAF Cosford Air Show 2015

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 general public alike, Cosford’s compact [...]

By | June 21st, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Throckmorton Air Show

Now in its 7th year, the 2015 Throckmorton Air Show took place on Saturday 6th June. With the headline displays including Vulcan XH558 making its debut display of its final season, and the appearance of the newly restored Bristol Blenheim, a sell out crowd of 20,000 people descended on the former RAF Pershore site at [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|1 Comment

RNAS Merryfield Open Evening 2015

RNAS Merryfield is a satellite airfield to the Fleet Air Arm base at RNAS Yeovilton. The airfield is a former RAF station, dating from the 1944 when it was used by the USAAF 441st Troop Carrier Group as a base for over 70 C-47 aircraft during Operation Overlord and the subsequent operations in Normandy. Every [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Duxford VE Day 70th Anniversary Airshow

The 8th May 1945 - Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day as it is more commonly known, was celebrated for the 70th time earlier this month. Over the weekend 23/24 May 2015 IWM Duxford held its own dedication to those that fought both in the air and on the ground - The Duxford VE [...]

By | May 29th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|1 Comment