Airshow Reports

Abingdon Air & Country Show 2015

By | May 12th, 2015|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

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 [...]

Sywell Great War Show

By | September 11th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

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 [...]

Air14 Payerne – First Weekend

By | September 8th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

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 [...]

Farnborough International Airshow 2014

By | August 14th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Held bi-annually, Farnborough International Air Show is one of the world's largest exhibitions and air displays, with billions in trade deals struck and new conceptsexhibited during the five-day trade show - followed by two days of public air shows. Adam Chittenden reports for AeroResource after a scorching week in Hampshire. [...]

Royal International Air Tattoo 2014

By | July 19th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

Unlike the lead up to most Royal International Air Tattoo’s the weather wasn’t the hot topic during the weeks prior to RIAT 2014. With the star attendee, the F-35, being involved in a fire incident a matter of weeks prior to the airshow whether the aircraft would be given flight [...]

NATO Tiger Meet 2014

By | July 2nd, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

The NATO Tiger Association (NTA) held their latest NATO Tiger Meet (NTM) at Schleswig-Jagel Air Base in Northern Germany. 11 countries took part and with a number of stunning tiger schemes on offer, the Spotters days were much anticipated. Duncan Monk reports from a blustery Germany. Home to Aufklärungsgeschwader 51 [...]

Duxford D-Day Anniversary Airshow

By | May 30th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

With 2014 seeing the 70th anniversary of the D-Day operations in Normandy, it is apt that IWM Duxford, which to many is the home of historic warbird displays, chose to mark the occasion by dedicating their first airshow of the season to the subject. A number of the AeroResource team [...]

Abingdon Air & Country Show 2014

By | May 6th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

With the 2013 Abingdon Air & Country Show blessed with perfect weather and an impressive line-up of display acts the 2014 show already had a lot to live up to. Adam Duffield and Jamie Ewan attended to discover if one of the traditional season openers could meet expectations. The Abingdon [...]

Red Bull Air Race 2014 – Abu Dhabi

By | March 13th, 2014|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

On Tuesday 8th October 2013 the return of the world's fastest Motorsport series was announced at a news conference at the Putrajaya Maritime Centre, Malaysia. After a hiatus of 3 years due to safety changes and reorganisation, the Red Bull Air Race returned to the skies at the end of [...]

Bruntingthorpe August Taxi Day

By | September 13th, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

The scream of four Rolls-Royce Avon 301R afterburning turbojets yells out across the rather busy airfield at Bruntingthorpe, as a pair of English Electric Lightning F.6s blast down the runway during their starring role in the August Cold War Jets Day. Jamie Ewan was there taking a look at the [...]

Kecskemét International Airshow 2013

By | August 19th, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

In August 2012 reports filtered back to the UK that the Hungarian Ministry of Defence and the Hungarian Air Force (HuAF) were organising an air show at Kecskemét for the first time since 2010. Since the previous show had been regarded as one of the best in Europe, and with [...]

The Royal International Air Tattoo 2013

By | August 14th, 2013|Categories: Airshow Reports, Event Reports|

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 [...]