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Hurricane Mk IIb from Hangar 11 at North Weald turning onto finals for landing. (photo by Dave Layland)

Duxford – Battle of Britain Air Show Report

Imperial War Museum Duxford – Battle of Britain Airshow 2017 by David Layland Duxford held it’s Battle of Britain Airshow over the weekend September 23rd/24th. Duxford is also celebrating its centenary this year, the Royal Flying Corps having established it as a training airfield in 1917. and then hosting the RAF, USAAF and then the RAF again. It is now[Read More…]

by October 5, 2017 2 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017: The Final Numbers

Another fantastic AirVenture Oshkosh is in the books, and 2017 broke a number of records according to the EAA. For starters, the attendance was at an all-time high for the show, with roughly 590,000 people visiting, but we will let the EAA’s press release speak to those details. AirshowStuff.com has kindly provided photos and video to allow those who did not attend AirVenture.[Read More…]

by August 7, 2017 0 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
Magnificent four-ship at the Greatest Show on Turf! (Photo by Tom Pawlesh)

The Greatest Show on Turf 2017 – Geneseo Air Show Report

The Greatest Show on Turf! Photos and Article by Tom Pawlesh In the Finger Lakes region of New York sits the small village of Geneseo. When you get there you will find, down an unassuming gravel road, the National Warplane Museum with its grass runway nearby, carved from the corn field which used to dominate the landscape. At this sleepy little airfield, for one weekend every July, the museum[Read More…]

The only recently restored Hawker Hurricane Mk.I P2902. This aircraft flew with 245 Squadron during the Battle of France. Pilot Officer Kenneth McClashan put her down on a beach after tussling with a pair of Bf 109s on May 31st, 1940 during the desperate fight over Dunkirk. Her remains were recovered in the 1980s, and used to resurrect this historically significant airframe. (photo by Luigino Caliaro)

Flying Legends 2017 – Air Show Report

Flying Legends 2017 – Air Show Report Story and Photography by Luigino Caliaro This year saw the twenty fifth anniversary edition of the annual Flying Legends air show at former RAF Duxford, the Imperial War Museum’s facility near Cambridge, England. The locally-based Fighter Collection organizes the event, which has become the most important warbird display in Europe. This year’s show took on even greater significance as it[Read More…]

by July 17, 2017 1 comment Air Show Report
Breckenridge Air Show Report

Breckenridge Air Show Report

For many in the southwest, the word Breckenridge evokes memories of high flying warbird airshows and great camaraderie between pilots, operators and fans. After a 21 year hiatus, one of the most well attended and beloved warbird shows in the US has been resurrected. 
With a population of just 5,500, the sleepy west Texas town of Breckenridge, 100 miles west[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 4 comments Air Show Report, Warbirds News