• © Jamie Ewan - RIAT 75th Battle of Britain Anniversary Salute - AeroResource 2015 Highlights

AeroResource 2015 Highlights

January 6th, 2016|2 Comments

As is the trend for the end of each year, it’s time for us at AeroResource to reflect on our 2015 – and unfortunately unlike 2014 the lows immediately spring to mind ahead of the [...]

  • © Kevin Paterson - Westland Sea King HAR5 and Sikorsky S-92 - UK Helicopter Search and Rescue

UK Helicopter Search and Rescue

January 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The world of UK Helicopter Search and Rescue (SAR) has gone through a historic transition over the past 12 months culminating today, January 1st 2016 at 0900. Both the distinctive yellow Royal Air Force and [...]

  • © Tyler Gibson - Doncaster on June 6th - Vulcan XH558 Image Wall

Vulcan XH558 Image Wall

December 11th, 2015|0 Comments

The second retirement of Avro Vulcan XH558 has brought with it an incredible amount of attention not just from enthusiasts but also the wider public. In an attempt to show and preserve the memories of [...]

  • © 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 [...]

Event Reports

  • © Jamie Ewan - English Electric Lightning F.3 XR713 - Lightning Preservation Group Twilight Run

Lightning Preservation Group Twilight Run

December 8th, 2015|0 Comments

As we head into the winter months, events in our hobby are few and far between and normally limited to the odd nightshoot. The Lightning Preservation Group (LPG), however, do not let the season slip [...]

  • © Jamie Ewan - Avro Lancaster 'Just Jane' NX611 - East Kirkby Fireworks

East Kirkby Fireworks & Night Run 2015

December 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

  Normally held on the first Saturday of November, this year saw the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre’s season finale fall on the last day of October. Jamie Ewan made the trip into the heart of [...]

  • © 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 [...]

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 Paint 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

  • © Adam Duffield - 93rd Bomb Group Museum at Hardwick

93rd Bomb Group Museum

January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

During World War Two the shape of the Norfolk countryside was transformed with a multitude of airfields being built to support British and American forces operating over Europe and further afield. Whilst many of the airfields [...]

  • © Adam Duffield - Dassault MD312 Flamant 148/319-DE - L'Epopee de l'Industrie et de l'Aeronautique

L’Epopee de l’Industrie et de l’Aeronautique

January 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Hidden away in a nondescript industrial estate in the French town of Albert lies L'Epopee de l'Industrie et de l'Aeronautique - unknown to many who pass through. This collection of aircraft, vehicles and other varied [...]

  • © 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 [...]