Sywell Radial and Trainer Fly-in

By |November 15th, 2015|

  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 by Andrew O’Dell. Found in the heart of Northamptonshire, Sywell Aerodrome opened in 1928 under [...]

Bourne Park Nightshoot

By |November 9th, 2015|

  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 night’s drawing in, the autumn/winter period always proves popular with organisers offering the chance of [...]

Yorkshire Air Show 2015

By |November 3rd, 2015|

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 made the journey up north for a look at the days action. Mention the name [...]

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

By |November 2nd, 2015|

  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 28th BW at Ellsworth AFB Rapid City South Dakota with 27 jets. AeroResource’s Mark Forest [...]

Vulcan XH558 Final Flight

By |October 28th, 2015|

  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 coming. As had been alluded to in the weeks prior, the last flight itself was [...]

Northolt Nightshoot XIX

By |October 23rd, 2015|

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 with interesting aviation subjects, Northolt was once more set to try and deliver with Nightshoot [...]

RAF Coningsby Nightshoot 2015

By |October 17th, 2015|

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 and Typhoons based at Coningsby, but also some of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight [...]

Vulcan Picture Wall – images required!

By |October 15th, 2015|

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 has captured the minds, souls and hearts of both enthusiast and general public alike. Now, [...]

F-35 – Joint Strike Fighter (Part 2)

By |October 1st, 2015|

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 aircraft into service and what plans the future holds. For Part 1 - CLICK HERE Overview [...]

Dunsfold Wings and Wheels 2015

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Now in its eleventh year, the Dunsfold Wings and Wheels show has cemented its place as one of the best annual events of both the UK’s aviation and motoring scenes. Having raised in excess of £250,000 for various charities since its inception, 2015 was billed to be yet another show [...]

Seething Charity Air Day 2015

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Like many airfields in East Anglia, Seething was once home to allied forces during the war. Still in use as a general aviation airfield, each year it hosts the Seething Charity Air Day to raise funds for a number of worthy causes in the local area. Adam Duffield was there [...]

RAF Special Paint Schemes 2015

By |September 13th, 2015|

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 the trend. As time marches on towards the 100th anniversary of the RAF, many squadrons are [...]

East Kirkby Airshow 2015

By |September 8th, 2015|

First held in 2008, the annual airshow at East Kirkby has become one of the more laid back and relaxing shows on the UK calendar and this year's addition was no different! AeroResource's Jamie Ewan headed to the heart of 'Bomber County' for a look at the days goings on. [...]

Dawlish Air Show 2015

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Moving from its traditional Bank Holiday to a week earlier really paid dividends for the Dawlish Air Show team, with a cracking line-up that included the Royal Air Force Typhoon and a last minute 'raise the eight for 558' campaign that saw the Avro Vulcan XH558 added just two days [...]

Red Bull Air Race – Ascot

By |September 1st, 2015|

Once again the Red Bull Air Race championship returned to Ascot for Round 5 of the 2015 season. With British double champion Paul Bonhomme in the lead of the series, could he extend his lead in front of a home crowd? Adam Duffield reports for AeroResource. The 2015 Red Bull [...]

Army Air Corps Lynx AH7 Retirement

By |August 26th, 2015|

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 over 38 years, having first taken to the skies in June 1977 as a Lynx [...]

RNAS Culdrose Air Day 2015

By |August 10th, 2015|

When it comes to travelling to an airshow within the UK, RNAS Culdrose ranks as one of those with the highest potential mileage for most people. However, based on the 2015 event, it also ranks as one of those with the most pleasant visitor experience – both for the general [...]

Old Buckenham Airshow 2015

By |August 9th, 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 [...]

Anatolian Eagle 2015-1

By |August 4th, 2015|

The annual international Anatolian Eagle exercise held at Turkey's Konya air base took place in early/mid June against a backdrop of continued fighting against ISIL in Syria and Iraq, the conflict in Yemen between Shiite Houthi rebels and pro-government forces along with the constant unease in Libya. With so much [...]

Dunsfold Wings & Wheels Competition

By |August 3rd, 2015|

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 & Sunday 30th August 2015 for its eleventh successive year and, with thanks to the [...]

Royal International Air Tattoo 2015

By |July 28th, 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 [...]

Shuttleworth Military Pageant

By |July 26th, 2015|

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 [...]

Flying Legends 2015

By |July 22nd, 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 [...]

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2015

By |July 16th, 2015|

The Royal Navy’s premier airshow, at RNAS Yeovilton 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 [...]