Articles > 2013 > Exercises | Michael Buckle | December 2013
In December 2013 the 325nd Special Operations Group (SOG) deployed to RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire for a routine training exercise. Michael Buckle reports for AeroResource.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Michael Buckle & Ben Montgomery | July 2013
After 2012 restored faith in RIAT for many enthusiasts, it was always going to be a difficult year to follow. With the recent hard-hitting budget cuts for the US military, participation was the topic on the tip of everyone’s tongues. Michael Buckle reports from RAF Fairford on a hot year for RIAT 2013.
Articles > 2012 > Events | Michael Buckle | August 2012
While the focus of the world is on London and the 2012 Olympic games, Bristol and the ballooning community once again came together at Ashton Court for their annual gathering. Michael Buckle attended the sun-blessed event for AeroResource.
Articles > 2012 > Operational | Ben Montgomery & Michael Buckle | July 2012
"NKAWTG!" reads the sign upon entering the 351st Air Refuelling Squadron, 100th Air Refuelling Wing - and it's true: Nobody kicks ass without Tanker Gas. Michael Buckle and Ben Montgomery joined the crew of "Quid 42" to find out more.
Articles > 2012 > Events | Michael Buckle | July 2012
2012 was a time of change for the Air Tattoo; now entering it’s 41st year of operations and recently facing consistent criticism from enthusiasts. The team at Douglas Bader House pulled out all of the stops to put this year in the history books. Michael Buckle reports for AeroResource.
Articles > 2011 > Operational | Michael Buckle | October 2011
With the looming privatization of the UK Search and Rescue cover and its new Royal recruit, the RAF SAR has recently been a topic on the tip of many tongues. 2011 marks Seventy Years of RAF Search and Rescue, Michael Buckle reports from 202 Sqn ‘D flight’ on the important job that SAR crews carry out daily and their mighty Sea King helicopter.
Articles > 2011 > Events | Michael Buckle | August 2011
As the South West’s largest family event, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta rarely fails to deliver. 2011 brought a record-breaking crowd to celebrate 40 years of ‘Made in Bristol’. Michael Buckle reports from Ashton Court for AeroResource.
Articles > 2011 > Events | Michael Buckle | July 2011
2011 marked the 40th Anniversary of the world famous Royal International Air Tattoo, over the last 40 years the show has made history, and inspired thousands, Michael Buckle was present at the celebratory event.
Articles > 2010 > Events | Michael Buckle | September 2010
The Coupe Aeronautique Gordon Bennett International Gas Balloon Race is one of the oldest and most prestigious aeronautical races in the world. Michael Buckle travels to a secret location just outside Bristol to report for AeroResource.
Articles > 2010 > Events | Michael Buckle | August 2010
The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is one of Europe's premier ballooning events, attracting up to 500,000 visitors annually. Michael Buckle reports for AeroResource on what was a special year for the Balloon Fiesta.