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RAF Cosford Air Show 2015

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 general public alike, Cosford’s compact [...]

By | June 21st, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Throckmorton Air Show

Now in its 7th year, the 2015 Throckmorton Air Show took place on Saturday 6th June. With the headline displays including Vulcan XH558 making its debut display of its final season, and the appearance of the newly restored Bristol Blenheim, a sell out crowd of 20,000 people descended on the former RAF Pershore site at [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|1 Comment

RNAS Merryfield Open Evening 2015

RNAS Merryfield is a satellite airfield to the Fleet Air Arm base at RNAS Yeovilton. The airfield is a former RAF station, dating from the 1944 when it was used by the USAAF 441st Troop Carrier Group as a base for over 70 C-47 aircraft during Operation Overlord and the subsequent operations in Normandy. Every [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Duxford VE Day 70th Anniversary Airshow

The 8th May 1945 - Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day as it is more commonly known, was celebrated for the 70th time earlier this month. Over the weekend 23/24 May 2015 IWM Duxford held its own dedication to those that fought both in the air and on the ground - The Duxford VE [...]

By | May 29th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|1 Comment

Llandudno Airshow 2015

Sitting on the North Wales coast in the shadow of Snowdonia, the annual airshow held at the seaside resort of Llandudno has a lot to offer for enthusiasts and families alike. Michael Lovering reports for AeroResource. Following the atrocious weather experienced in 2014 and the subsequent participant cancellations, the organisers of Llandudno’s 2015 airshow must [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|2 Comments

Abingdon Air & Country Show 2015

Now in its 16th consecutive year, the Abingdon Air & Country Show - under the leadership of Neil Porter and his dedicated team - excelled themselves again by bringing together a fantastic family day out, despite somewhat challenging conditions both before and during the show. Duncan Monk & Adam Duffield report. The traditional season opener [...]

By | May 12th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Classic Air Force Open Day

At the beginning of 2013 it was announced that the Classic Air Force (CAF) would relocate the vast majority of its collection from the existing base at Coventry to the Cornish town of Newquay. Now, just over two years after its official opening, CAF have returned to Coventry and, on Saturday 2nd of May, held [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|2 Comments

Old Warden Pageant Airshow 2014

For fans of truly vintage aircraft, there is nowhere else in the country where you can experience the excitement of early aviation quite like the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden. Ben Montgomery reports from a beautiful Shuttleworth Pageant Airshow, with a few very special exhibits in the air. The Shuttleworth Collection was founded in 1928 [...]

By | September 18th, 2014|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|1 Comment

Sywell Great War Show

Found in the heart of Northamptonshire, Sywell Aerodrome under the eyes of brothers Jack and Geoff Linnell opened in 1928 occupying merely the western portion of the present airfield. Home to air races and displays during its early days, the grass aerodrome soon became a hub of activity and the place to be. Now some [...]

By | September 11th, 2014|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Air14 Payerne – First Weekend

On 31st July 1914 the first incarnation of the Swiss Air Force was formed as a direct result of World War One using commandeered aircraft. Now, 100 years later, the centenary is being marked by a four day airshow spread over two weekends. Adam Duffield attended the first two days and reports for AeroReosurce. Located [...]

By | September 8th, 2014|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|2 Comments