Airshow Awards 2016

I have been lucky enough to have attended ten different events in the UK this year and I have also seen hundreds of different aircraft perform. I feel there have been some displays worthy of recognition and have thus categorised what I consider the best performances of the 2016 season. The Best Display by a … More Airshow Awards 2016

Shuttleworth Race Day & Roaring 20’s Airshow 2016 Review

The 2016 season had finally come full circle and I found myself at one of my favourite venues for the finale show of the season, The Shuttleworth Collection. This year’s season finale was themed around air racing and the 1920’s. There was lots of different racing aircraft featured in the show and the ground entertainment … More Shuttleworth Race Day & Roaring 20’s Airshow 2016 Review

Airbourne 2016 Review

Airbourne, Eastbourne’s International Airshow has become a regular show for me to attend. This year showcased a large variety of historic and modern aircraft on the Saturday when I attended in some spectacular weather. Opening the show was the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows with their nine BAe Hawk T.1As who put … More Airbourne 2016 Review

Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 Review

The flying display at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 featured one of the best line ups in recent years with plenty of fast jets including four Lockheed-Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons and Eurofighter Typhoons alongside the UK debut of the Lockheed-Martin F-35 Lightning II which fitted in well with the ‘Next Generation’ theme. I attended … More Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 Review

Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 Static Review

This year saw my fifth visit to the Royal International Air Tattoo where the static display once again featured a very diverse line-up including some real rarities not often seen in the UK. The main theme of the show was “The Next Generation: Inspiring Innovation” and was well covered with some of most advanced aircraft … More Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 Static Review

Shuttleworth Season Premiere Airshow 2016 Review

Once again I returned to the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden Aerodrome for another relaxing and entertaining day of vintage flying. The weather was bright and sunny with an unfortunate wind which prevent the more delicate and frail aircraft from displaying which was very disappointing when considering the earlier cancellations of the Avro Lancaster B.I … More Shuttleworth Season Premiere Airshow 2016 Review