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  • © Mark Empson | Croatian Air Force | Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21UMD Mongol B | 165

AIRVG 2024

June 7th, 2024|0 Comments

On May 11, 2024, Zagreb Franjo Tuđman airport hosted AIRVG 2024 in conjunction with the Croatian Air Force to help celebrate the retirement of its last remaining Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed aircraft, and the introduction of [...]

  • © Aeronautica Militare | Aeronautica Militare | AMX International AMX | MM7162

Aeronautica Militare retires AMX

April 24th, 2024|0 Comments

Following 35 years of service, the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) formally retired its last remaining AMX A-11 ‘Ghibli’ light combat and reconnaissance aircraft from service on April 5, 2024. The Italian term ‘Ghibli’ derives [...]

  • © Ian Harding | Army Air Corps | Westland Apache AH1

Army Air Corps Apache AH-64D retirement

April 18th, 2024|0 Comments

© Ian Harding | Army Air Corps | Westland Apache AH1 On March 25, 2024 following 23 years of service, the Army Air Corps officially retired the AgustaWestland/Boeing WAH-64D (Apache AH1) from service whilst also [...]

  • © Ian Harding | ZR287 / 6203 | Agusta Westland AW-101 Merlin Mk614 | Agusta Westland

Poland AW101 Merlin Mk614

February 14th, 2024|0 Comments

As tension surrounding the invasion of Ukraine by Russia builds, it is no surprise that Poland continues to sign various contracts with European and US companies to strengthen the country’s air defence capability. This process [...]

  • © Marcus Jellyman | M-STAR Boeing 727-2X8 | Stansted 31/1/24 |

What a M-STAR!

February 7th, 2024|0 Comments

The sharply painted M-STAR, a 1981 built Boeing 727-2X8 began its final series of flights from Dubai to the Cotswolds on 31st January 2024, for a somewhat unknown future. Westleigh Bushell was on hand at Cotswold [...]

Operational & Exercise Reports

  • © Ian Harding | Royal Navy | Westland EH101 Merlin HM1 | ZH857

RNAS Culdrose: 814 Naval Air Squadron

May 20th, 2024|0 Comments

Protecting the Royal Navy from surface and sub-surface threats as well as supporting the United Kingdom’s maritime security operations is a role 814 Naval Air Squadron have conducted for many years. AeroResource recently had the [...]

  • © Thomas Howe | Hellenic Air Force | Dassault Mirage 2000-5BG | 509

Iniochos 2024

May 3rd, 2024|0 Comments

From April 8-18, 2024, the skies above Andravida Air Base in the northwest of the Peloponnese, Greece reverberated to the sound of fast jets from the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) and a coalition of aircraft [...]

  • © Aeronautica Militare | Aeronautica Militare | AMX International AMX | MM7162

Aeronautica Militare retires AMX

April 24th, 2024|0 Comments

Following 35 years of service, the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) formally retired its last remaining AMX A-11 ‘Ghibli’ light combat and reconnaissance aircraft from service on April 5, 2024. The Italian term ‘Ghibli’ derives [...]

  • © Ian Harding | ZR287 / 6203 | Agusta Westland AW-101 Merlin Mk614 | Agusta Westland

Poland AW101 Merlin Mk614

February 14th, 2024|0 Comments

As tension surrounding the invasion of Ukraine by Russia builds, it is no surprise that Poland continues to sign various contracts with European and US companies to strengthen the country’s air defence capability. This process [...]

  • © Mark Empson | ZA766 | Westland Gazelle AH.1 | Army Air Corps

Westland Gazelle AH1 Swan Song

October 25th, 2023|0 Comments

On Monday October 23rd 2023, three 665 Squadron, 5 Regiment Army Air Corps Westland Gazelle AH1s departed RAF Aldergrove in Northern Ireland for a short tour of UK landmarks. This brings to an end this [...]

Event Reports

  • © Mark Empson | Croatian Air Force | Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21UMD Mongol B | 165

AIRVG 2024

June 7th, 2024|0 Comments

On May 11, 2024, Zagreb Franjo Tuđman airport hosted AIRVG 2024 in conjunction with the Croatian Air Force to help celebrate the retirement of its last remaining Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed aircraft, and the introduction of [...]

  • © Thomas Howe | Hellenic Air Force | Dassault Mirage 2000-5BG | 509

Iniochos 2024

May 3rd, 2024|0 Comments

From April 8-18, 2024, the skies above Andravida Air Base in the northwest of the Peloponnese, Greece reverberated to the sound of fast jets from the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) and a coalition of aircraft [...]

  • © Aeronautica Militare | Aeronautica Militare | AMX International AMX | MM7162

Aeronautica Militare retires AMX

April 24th, 2024|0 Comments

Following 35 years of service, the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) formally retired its last remaining AMX A-11 ‘Ghibli’ light combat and reconnaissance aircraft from service on April 5, 2024. The Italian term ‘Ghibli’ derives [...]

  • © Ian Harding | Army Air Corps | Westland Apache AH1

Army Air Corps Apache AH-64D retirement

April 18th, 2024|0 Comments

© Ian Harding | Army Air Corps | Westland Apache AH1 On March 25, 2024 following 23 years of service, the Army Air Corps officially retired the AgustaWestland/Boeing WAH-64D (Apache AH1) from service whilst also [...]

  • © Mark Empson | German Navy | Lockheed P-3C Orion | 60+03

Northolt Nightshoot XXX

March 22nd, 2024|0 Comments

There is always an air of anticipation and excitement when Phil Dawe MBE, Building 27 Restoration Team Manager, and RAF Northolt (Home to 32 Squadron) located in Greater London announce the date, timing and potential [...]

Historic & Museum Reports

  • © Duncan Monk - ex-Bulgarian Air Force MiG-23BM White 61 and ex-Polish Air Force Sukhoi SU-22M4 Fitter K ‘3910’ - Jurmala Airport Air Zoo
  • © Duncan Monk - Yak-40 LY-AAC - Jurmala Airport Air Zoo
  • © Duncan Monk - Su-22M4 3405 - Jurmala Airport Air Zoo
  • © Duncan Monk - Ilyushin Il-18V 3X-GGU - Jurmala Airport Air Zoo
  • © Duncan Monk - ex-Polish Air Force Su-22UM3K 305 - Jurmala Airport Air Zoo

Jurmala Airport Air Zoo

February 4th, 2018|2 Comments

Just 40 miles west of the Latvian capital Riga in the small sleepy town of Tukums sits Jurmala Airport. Once a Soviet air base, the site is now home to an interesting yet largely unknown [...]

  • ©David Howe - Harrier T.4A XW271

Hawker Siddeley Harrier T4A XW271

April 4th, 2016|2 Comments

From its initial conception and drawings made in 1957 by Ralph Hooper, the P.1127/P.1154/Kestrel went on to become the well-known and much loved icon of British aviation - the Hawker Siddeley Harrier. The first production [...]

  • © Jamie Ewan - English Electric Canberra B(I)8 WT333 - WT333 60th Anniversary

WT333 First Flight 60th Anniversary

February 29th, 2016|1 Comment

On 30th January, the quiet surroundings of Bruntingthorpe were replaced with the roar of jet engines as one of the airfield’s most colourful residents celebrated a huge milestone. Jamie Ewan was among the gathered guests [...]

  • © Adam Duffield - 93rd Bomb Group Museum at Hardwick

93rd Bomb Group Museum

January 26th, 2016|1 Comment

During World War Two the shape of the Norfolk countryside was transformed with a multitude of airfields being built to support British and American forces operating over Europe and further afield. Whilst many of the airfields [...]

  • © Adam Duffield - Dassault MD312 Flamant 148/319-DE - L'Epopee de l'Industrie et de l'Aeronautique

L’Epopee de l’Industrie et de l’Aeronautique

January 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Hidden away in a nondescript industrial estate in the French town of Albert lies L'Epopee de l'Industrie et de l'Aeronautique - unknown to many who pass through. This collection of aircraft, vehicles and other varied [...]