Airshow Reports

Luchtmachtdagen 2016

By | July 1st, 2016|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

After a year of absence in 2015, the annual Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) Luchtmachtdagen returned this year to Vliegerbasis Leeuwarden, in the North of the Netherlands. Whilst the theme of the show was once again Operatie Luchtsteun (which literally translates to Operation Air Support) it was clear that for [...]

Shuttleworth Fly Navy Air Show 2016

By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

When the Shuttleworth Fly Navy show was first announced, anticipation for what could form the display lineup was high. In fact, almost before the first display item was announced, some were pegging it as a potential season highlight. Adam Duffield was there for AeroResource to see if it could live [...]

Duxford American Air Show 2016

By | June 9th, 2016|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

As the 2016 airshow season gets underway, the American Air Show held at Duxford’s Imperial War Museum represented the first of the major shows held under the new Civilian Aviation Authority regulations. Celebrating American and British collaboration in the air, the two-day show (held over the last Bank Holiday weekend [...]

Shuttleworth Season Premiere Airshow 2016

By | May 18th, 2016|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

It’s early May, the sun is out and the smell of castor oil lingers over a picturesque Bedfordshire airfield. A new season is upon us, and with that comes the first show at Old Warden: The Shuttleworth Season Premiere. Michael Lovering was there for AeroResource. I should begin this review [...]

Abingdon Air and Country Show 2016

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Abingdon Air and Country Show has become the traditional season opener for the main UK air display season. Often attracting some of the finest displays from around the country, its ability to ‘punch above its weight’ has often been seen. Adam Duffield and Duncan Monk were there to see how [...]

Sywell Radial and Trainer Fly-in

By | November 15th, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

  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 [...]

Dunsfold Wings and Wheels 2015

By | September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

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 [...]

Old Buckenham Airshow 2015

By | August 9th, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

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 [...]

Royal International Air Tattoo 2015

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

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|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

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 [...]

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2015

By | July 16th, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

The Royal Navy’s premier airshow, the RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2015 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 [...]

Shuttleworth LAA Party in the Park

By | June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

On Sunday 7th May one of the finest collections of historic aircraft in the UK, the Shuttleworth Collection once again joined forces with the Light Aircraft Association to present the LAA Party in the Park in the wonderful surroundings of Old Warden airfield. A chance to witness some different displays [...]

RAF Cosford Air Show 2015

By | June 21st, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

With the temporary closure of RAF Waddington for runway resurfacing, Cosford was left as the sole RAF organised airshow in 2015. Expectations were high, but could this small air station in the Midlands rise to the challenge? Michael Lovering attended for AeroResource. Traditionally a popular show amongst enthusiasts and the [...]