Articles > 2015 > Events | Ben Montgomery & Michael Lovering | July 2015
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 of RIAT was to be no different and included at least one of each of these. Ben Montgomery and Michael Lovering provide this report from a generally hot and sunny Fairford.
Articles > 2015 > Events | Harry Measures | July 2015
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.
Articles > 2015 > Events | Adam Duffield | July 2015
For any warbird fans just the mention of the name Flying Legends will immediately bring to mind the largest and most focussed warbird show in the UK. Adam Duffield returned to Duxford for the 2015 show to witness some of the finest warbird displays of the year.
The Royal Navy’s premier airshow, at RNAS Yeovilton 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 another gem of a show. Duncan Monk reports.
Articles > 2015 > News | AeroResource Team | June 2015
This summer’s extra-special 25th anniversary Silverstone Classic (24th -26th July) is going to be the most spectacular yet with a host of dazzling Silver Jubilee celebrations. In this amazing competition, we are giving away a pair of access all areas passes for the entire Silverstone Classic weekend worth £250.
Articles > 2015 > Operational | James Innes | June 2015
Having discussed the ‘Delta Ladies’ return to flight, James Innes interviews Kevin Rumens, one of XH558’s Display Pilots. Better known as Kev, he is lucky enough to have displayed the aircraft both in service with the Royal Air Force and in civilian hands post-restoration.
June 28th 2015 will see the retirement of a Channel Islands aviation Icon, G-JOEY the Britten Norman Trislander. JOEY is operated by Aurigny Air Services, based in Channel Islands. This much loved aircraft has seen just shy of 40 years service in its lifetime, 34 of those years with Aurigny and is regarded as the flagship of their Trislander fleet. Construction Number 1016 off the Britten Norman production line, who would have thought that this Trislander would have become such an icon for an Airline as well as a recognised public figure. Mark Empson guest reports for AeroResource.
Articles > 2015 > Events | Adam Duffield | June 2015
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 to many other shows, Adam Duffield braved the glorious sun for AeroResource.
Articles > 2015 > Events | Michael Lovering | June 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.