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RAF Cosford Nightshoot

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Event Reports, Nightshoots|

Having opened their 2018 season with a chance to capture one of the world’s rarest aeroplanes (the Reid and Sigrist R.S.4 Bobsleigh), it was the turn of one particular F-4 Phantom to receive the Threshold.aero treatment. Joining some 200-odd photographers as RAF Cosford opened its doors once again, AeroResource’s Jamie [...]

Lightning Preservation Group Nightshoot

By | March 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

February. Bruntingthorpe. Lightnings. Yes, it is that time of the year again at which the Lightning Preservation Group opens their 2018 season with a dedicated photoshoot of their world-renowned English Electric Lightnings. Jamie Ewan was there and took time to chat with the Group’s Secretary, Scott McPhee. With the Lightning Preservation [...]

Lightning Preservation Group – ORP Scramble

By | February 4th, 2018|Categories: Event Reports|

With the 2017 ‘offseason’ in full swing, November 4th saw the turn of the Lightning Preservation Group and their English Electric icons to provide an aviation solace with their annual Twilight run. Billed this year as an ‘ORP Scramble’, Jamie Ewan made his way up to their home at Bruntingthorpe [...]

Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 (VRC-40) ‘Rawhides’

By | January 21st, 2018|Categories: Operational Reports|

“Here we go, here we go, here we go!” - No, not the chant from fans at a football match, but the cries emanating from the two loadmasters of VRC-40 ‘Rawhides’ sat at the rear of our C-2A Greyhound, as they warn us we are just seconds from ‘trapping’ on [...]

Joint Base Andrews Air Show 2017

By | November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Situated just across the Potomac River from Washington DC, Joint Base Andrews is home to a number of units that include the Presidential Airlift Group. Over the weekend of September 16-17 though, the base opened its doors to the public for the Joint Base Andrews Air Show 2017. Adam Duffield [...]

East Kirkby Season Finale

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Event Reports, Nightshoots|

With the sun slowly sinking and its last light picking out the features of Lincolnshire’s flat plains, AeroResource’s Jamie Ewan made his way into the heart of ‘Bomber County’ for an evening with an aeroplane that needs no introduction – Just Jane. To say that Just Jane needs no introduction [...]

Northolt Nightshoot XXIII

By | October 29th, 2017|Categories: Event Reports, Nightshoots|

Once more, as summer makes way for autumn on its way towards winter, the nightshoot season draws ever closer. Perhaps the most well known of event of its type, RAF Northolt once again opened its doors and welcomed some 250 photographers for Northolt Nightshoot XXIII. Adam Duffield reports on the [...]

Royal International Air Tattoo 2017

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Tracing its roots back to North Weald in the year of 1971, the first Air Tattoo saw just 100 aircraft from across Europe descend on the Essex found airfield – the idea of the show having been the brainchild of two Air Traffic Controllers. Fast-forward four and a half decades, [...]

USS George H W Bush – CVN 77

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Operational Reports|

USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77), the tenth, and final Nimitz Class nuclear-powered Aircraft Carrier for the United States Navy (USN), is currently on its third deployment since entering service in 2009. On it's return from operations with the US Navy 5th and 6th Fleets in the ongoing operation against [...]

RNAS Yeovilton International Airday 2017

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Back in 1947, the very first Yeovilton air show took place at its namesake’s Royal Navy Air Station (RNAS) found in Somerset. Now, some 7 decades later and the RNAS Yeovilton International Airday 2017 is one of the most highly anticipated shows of the UK airshow season. With the Airday [...]

USAF Bomber deployment RAF Fairford

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: Operational Reports|

RAF Fairford was once again the focus for many aviation enthusiasts in recent weeks, with the United States Air Force (USAF) deploying all three Bomber types on the USAF inventory to the Gloucestershire base. As well as supporting a number of multinational exercises being held within the European theatre, namely [...]

RAF Cosford Air Show 2017

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

AeroResource’s Jamie Ewan and Niall Paterson – along with James Innes – were among some 50,000 people dropping in on the RAF’s sole airshow. With types such as Whirlwind, B-52, B-1B and Tornado gracing the flying display, would the show have enough to take ‘top spot’ this early on in [...]

Shuttleworth Fly Navy 2017

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

When the Shuttleworth Collection announced that their 2017 calendar would feature another Fly Navy event, many ‘pencilled’ it in – both those with the memories of last year’s hugely successful edition and those who had heard about arguably ‘the top UK show of 2016’. That said, would 2017 match or [...]

Northolt Evening Photoshoot XXIIa

By | July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Event Reports, Nightshoots|

Northolt Nightshoot XXII was originally due to take place March 23, however, with the tragic events taking place at Westminster the day before, the event was understandably postponed. With night’s drawing out, the planned nightshoot was instead to become the Northolt Evening Photoshoot XXIIa. Taking place on the re-arranged date [...]

Duxford Air Festival 2017

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

The Duxford Air Festival 2017 was the first of the three major air display events to be held at the Cambridgeshire airfield this year. With a strong lineup spanning almost the entire history of aviation, Adam Duffield headed to the Saturday of the two day show for AeroResource. Additional images from [...]

Abingdon Air and Country Show 2017

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Abingdon Air and Country Show has always been a traditional season opener taking place at the very start of May. However, as comes with the territory of being ‘the first’ it has also suffered in previous years from a number of display acts cancelling last minute due to not being [...]