• © Jamie Ewan - Avro Vulcan B2 XH558 - Vulcan XH558 Final Flight

Vulcan XH558 Final Flight

October 28th, 2015|0 Comments

  Just after 3pm on Wednesday October 28, 2015, Avro Vulcan XH558 made both it and the type’s final landing at Doncaster Robin Hood airport amidst a small group of onlookers, closing the curtain on the machines second [...]

  • Avro Vulcan XH558

Vulcan Picture Wall – images required!

October 15th, 2015|0 Comments

On 18th October 2007 an icon of British engineering returned to the skies following a lengthy and ground breaking restoration project – quite probably the largest of its kind. Since then, Avro Vulcan B.2 XH558 [...]

  • © Mark Empson • Westland Lynx AH.7 Lineup • AAC Lynx AH.7 Retirement

Army Air Corps Lynx AH7 Retirement

August 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Friday 31st July 2015 saw an historic moment for the British Army Air Corps (AAC), with the retirement of the Westland Lynx AH.7 helicopter. The Lynx has been a key asset to the AAC for just [...]

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Dunsfold Wings & Wheels Competition

August 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Firmly established as one of the UK's most popular family days out, Dunsfold Wings & Wheels will be returning to the historic setting of Dunsfold Aerodrome near Guildford, Surrey on Bank Holiday weekend Saturday 29th [...]

  • Silverstone Classic 2015

Silverstone Classic Competition

July 6th, 2015|0 Comments

This summer’s extra-special 25th anniversary Silverstone Classic (24th -26th July) is going to be the most spectacular yet with a host of dazzling Silver Jubilee celebrations. In this amazing competition, we are giving away a [...]

Event Reports

  • © Jamie Ewan - de Havilland Vampire T11 WZ507 (G-VTII) - Sywell Radial

Sywell Radial and Trainer Fly-in

November 15th, 2015|0 Comments

  With fly-ins being the heart and soul of the United Kingdom’s general aviation scene, AeroResource’s Jamie Ewan popped up to Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire, for a look at the recent Sywell Radial and Trainer fly-in organised [...]

  • © Mark Empson - Westland Gazelle HT3 ZB627/G-CBSK - Bourne Park Nightshoot

Bourne Park Nightshoot

November 9th, 2015|0 Comments

  October 23 saw the first nightshoot hosted by the Gazelle Squadron at their rather picturesque home of Bourne Park near Andover. Mark Empson was there with his camera and tripod for AeroResource. With the [...]

  • © Jamie Ewan - SB Lim-2 (MiG-15UTI) - The Yorkshire Air Show 2015

Yorkshire Air Show 2015

November 3rd, 2015|3 Comments

After an absence from the airshow scene of twenty-one years, Church Fenton – now Leeds East Airport – opened its doors to the public once again for the revival of the Yorkshire Airshow. Jamie Ewan [...]

  • © Adam Duffield - Northolt Nightshoot XIX Lineup - Northolt Nightshoot XIX

Northolt Nightshoot XIX

October 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Once again, October signals the end of the airshow season, the drawing in of the nights and the turning of the weather but, for those looking of a way to fill the short autumn days [...]

  • © Harry Measures • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 • RAF Coningsby Nightshoot

RAF Coningsby Nightshoot 2015

October 17th, 2015|0 Comments

On September 29, the long since rumoured RAF Coningsby nightshoot finally materialised, with 50 photographers provided with rare access onto the base. The evening promised the chance to shoot not only the front line Tornados [...]

Operational Reports

  • © Mark Forest - Rockwell B-1B Lancer - Home of the Bone II – Ellsworth AFB 28th BW

Home of the Bone II – 28th BW, Ellsworth AFB

November 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

  Assigned to the United States Air Force (USAF), Air Combat Command has two operational Bomb Wings (BW) - the 7th BW at Dyess AFB Texas with some 32 B-1Bs and, 1000 miles north, the [...]

  • © Jason Grant • Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Part 2

F-35 – Joint Strike Fighter (Part 2)

October 1st, 2015|0 Comments

In part 2 of a series of F-35 articles for AeroResource, Mark Forest & Jason Grant take a look at the oft troubled development of the Lightning II, the progress to date with bringing the [...]

  • © Paul Heasman • BAe Hawk T1 XX350 • RAF Special Schemes 2015

RAF Special Paint Schemes 2015

September 13th, 2015|2 Comments

The Royal Air Force are quite often criticised for the lack of “special scheme” celebratory or commemorative aircraft they produce compared to other air arms, but it’s fair to say that 2015 seems to buck [...]

  • © Jamie Ewan • Avro Vulcan B2 XH558 • Vulcan XH558 Restoration Part 2

Vulcan XH558 Restoration Part 2

July 6th, 2015|9 Comments

Having discussed the ‘Delta Lady's return to flight, James Innes interviews Kevin Rumens, one of XH558’s Display Pilots. Better known as Kev, he is lucky enough to have displayed the aircraft both in service with [...]

  • © Mark Kwiatkowski • Boeing B-52H Stratofortress • Fairford Bombers - BALTOPS/SABRE STRIKE

Fairford Bomber Deployment 2015

June 20th, 2015|0 Comments

On June 5th, arriving under the callsign ZARP 43/44/45, three US Air Force Boeing B-52H Stratofortress bombers from the 5th Bomb Wing out of Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota landed at RAF Fairford for [...]

Historic & Museum Reports

  • © Duncan Monk • De Havilland DH-104 Devon VP952 • RAFM Cosford

RAF Museum Cosford

April 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Opening as an RAF Station in 1938, RAF Cosford has been home to numerous training colleges over the years and today still provides training for many trades within the Royal Air Force. On top of [...]

  • © Adam Duffield • Hangar Badoni • Italian Air Force Museum

Italian Air Force Museum

April 15th, 2015|0 Comments

In 1904 the first airbase in Italy was founded on the edge of Lake Bracciano in the village of Vigna di Valle. Now, over 110 years later, the former airship and seaplane base is now [...]

  • © Michael Lovering • Milestones of Flight Hall • Smithsonian Air & Space - Washington DC

Smithsonian Institution Washington

August 18th, 2014|1 Comment

The Smithsonian Institution comprises of 19 free national museums that hold some of the most significant documents and artefacts in American history. Two of these, located in downtown Washington D.C and Chantilly, VA, make up [...]

  • © Adam Duffield • Messerschmitt Bf109e 701152 • RAFM Hendon

RAF Museum Hendon

April 25th, 2014|2 Comments

The RAF Museum Hendon was opened in 1972 on the site of the former Hendon Aerodrome and now contains a significant collection of historically important airframes and types. Adam Duffield explores the treasures within for [...]

  • © Ben Montgomery • Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16AM 686 • 40 years of the F-16

F-16 at 40 – Part 3

February 20th, 2014|0 Comments

The F-16 is the fighter jet of choice for many countries and given its dominance of the fighter market, it has seen itself proven in combat for a number of nations. In addition to this [...]