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Royal International Air Tattoo 2018

With over 300 aircraft arriving at RAF Fairford to help celebrate the Royal Air Force’s centenary, AeroResource’s Jamie Ewan joined the masses descending on the airfield with one question on his mind – would the Royal Air Force and Douglas Bader House (DBH) pull out all the stops for what was their official ‘international’ celebration [...]

By | September 17th, 2018|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Luke AFB Airshow 2018

2018 falls exactly 100 years on from the end of the First World War and it was not by coincidence that this significant anniversary was celebrated during ‘Luke Days 2018’ at the home of the 56th Fighter Wing (FW). Luke Air Force Base (AFB) is itself intrinsically linked to the First World War through Second [...]

By | August 30th, 2018|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2018

Over recent years, the line-up at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day has boasted many unique and rare items and 2018 was to be no different. With clear skies, high temperatures and a display both in the air and on the ground that many shows could only dream of, the question was could Yeovilton Air Day 2018 [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

NATO Tiger Meet 2018 Spotters Day

For aviation enthusiasts, the annual Tiger Meet exercise is one of the most anticipated military gatherings held in Europe thanks to a wide array of participating aircraft and more often than not the special schemes that are applied to them for the event. For NATO Tiger Meet 2018, it was the turn of 6 Eskadra [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Event Reports, Exercise Reports|2 Comments

Navy Wings II with Threshold.aero

Following on from the highs of their Cosford Nightshoot just the week before, it was the turn of the Senior Service to take the Threshold.aero limelight. Dubbed Navy Wings II, Jamie Ewan made his way to RNAS Yeovilton, the home of Navy Wings, in March 2018 for a night with some of their collection along [...]

By | May 13th, 2018|Event Reports, Nightshoots|0 Comments

RAF Cosford Nightshoot

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 Ewan was on hand for [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Event Reports, Nightshoots|0 Comments

Lightning Preservation Group – ORP Scramble

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 for an ear-shattering night and [...]

By | February 4th, 2018|Event Reports|0 Comments

Joint Base Andrews Air Show 2017

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 attended the second day of [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

East Kirkby Season Finale

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 is by far an understatement, [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Event Reports, Nightshoots|0 Comments