Air Show Report

The 60th Anniversary Planes of Fame Airshow Recap

The 60th Anniversary Planes of Fame Airshow Recap

By Scott Plummer The 2017 Planes of Fame Air Show celebrated the Planes of Fame Air Museum’s 60th anniversary and the 25th year they’ve held the air show at Chino Municipal Airport in Chino California. The 2017 air show also marks the first time that Planes of Fame’s Founder, the legendary Ed Maloney, was not at the announcer’s stand. Sadly, Ed[Read More…]

Air to air with Paul Bennet's TBM Avenger at Kyneton

Kyneton Airshow – Spread Your Wings

Photography & Words by Matt Savage There was a sense of trepidation as April 23, 2017 dawned a grey and foggy day in Kyneton, a small country town nestled in the Macedon Ranges an hour North-West of Melbourne. Six months earlier (to the day!), the airshow was due to be held to celebrate the Kyneton Aero Club’s 50th Anniversary but[Read More…]

A row of Mustangs, seen here in twilight Thursday, held a commanding presence on the Warbird Ramp for most of Sun ‘n Fun.

Sun ‘n Fun 2017, The Report

By Mike Deep To say the scale of Sun ‘n Fun is staggering doesn’t quite do the annual fly-in and airshow justice. For one week in April, over one thousand aircraft—and hundreds of thousands of guests—visit the Sun ‘n Fun campus. Held for one week in April at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Florida, the event is larger than any[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 2 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
(Photo by Matt Savage/Mach One Photography)

Australia’s Centenary Squadrons – A Celebration of 100 Years Defending The Country

Australia’s Centenary Squadrons – A Celebration of 100 Years Defending The Country Words and Photography by Matt Savage On 28 October 2016, the Royal Australian Air Force marked the Centenary of Australia’s first flying squadrons, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 Squadrons (1916 – 2016) with both ceremony and celebration at RAAF Base Williamtown, New South Wales. With the theme ‘Celebrating the[Read More…]

by November 30, 2016 0 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News
The Fighter Collection's Grumman F8F Bearcat sits beside their FG-1D Corsair on the tarmac at Duxford during the Meet the Fighters air show. The Bearcat opened the show paired up with a Hawker Fury. (photo by Donald Nijboer)

Duxford – Meet the Fighter Air Show

Duxford’s Meet the Fighters – Air Show Review by Donald Nijboer Celebrating the 80th year marking the formation of RAF Fighter Command, the Imperial War Museum’s Meet the Fighters air show over the weekend of September 10th/11th highlighted a wonderful selection of Royal Air Force fighters from World War I to the present day at Duxford aerodrome, near Cambridge, England. Unfortunately, Saturday was a[Read More…]

by September 21, 2016 0 comments Air Show Report, Airshow News