Airshow Awards 2017

I have been lucky enough to have attended six 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 2017 season. The award for the Best … More Airshow Awards 2017

Airbourne 2017 Review

For sixth time in a row I attended Airbourne, Eastbourne’s International Airshow which featured a varied line up of aircraft to celebrate the show’s 25th Anniversary where I attended both the Friday and Saturday. Opening the show on Friday was one of the larger civilian aerobatic teams, Team Raven which consist of five Vans RV-8s … More Airbourne 2017 Review

Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 (Flying) Review

The flying display at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 was held over three days with pretty good weather throughout although Saturday had several cancellations due to the cloud base being too low for safe displaying and Sunday did suffer a downpour near then end of the flying display. All three days featured special displays … More Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 (Flying) Review

Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 (Static) Review

The Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 turned out to be one of the most varied and entertaining shows in its history, which spans for over forty years. This review will cover the static display divided into the main theme of the show, the 70th Anniversary of the United States Air Force and the operational theme … More Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 (Static) Review

RAF Cosford Airshow 2017 Review (Flying)

This review of the RAF Cosford Airshow will cover the aircraft featured in the flying display which also revolved around the themes of Battlefield Support and International Co-operation. The weather was mixed throughout the day with some strong winds and dark clouds at one point but didn’t prevent anything from displaying. The show was opened … More RAF Cosford Airshow 2017 Review (Flying)

Shuttleworth Season Premiere Airshow 2017 Review

The airshow season of 2017 was kicked off in elegant style at the Shuttleworth Collection with their Season Premiere Airshow with a wide variety of vintage aircraft displays. The majority of aircraft at the show revolved around the main theme of the show, the exploits of the record-breaking pilot, Alex Henshaw who passed away around … More Shuttleworth Season Premiere Airshow 2017 Review