... arrived well before and enjoyed a great day out. But the final highlight was yet to come!
Classic Show Openers: Hurricane and Gladiator
Traditionally the Gloster Gladiator ...
... show saw the formation fly-by of the Gladiator, Lysander and Hind, accompanied by a strange, sputtering engine sound. As the Gladiator left the formation in a shallow dive and disappeared behind the trees, ...
... simulated by a Pilatus P-2.
The highlight of the Battle of Britain (BoB) was the Gloster Gladiator of the TFC (The Fighter Collection), ...
... ler Storch and the Lysander, with the Gloster Gladiator from Duxford flying in formation with the Collection-owned Gladiator under the title “Mercury Magic”.
... hy Gloster Gladiators in the air at the same time.
And looking to the big birds, Europe's only flying B-17 Flying Fortress "S ...
... celled upon short notice.
The Gloster Gladiator and the Fieseler Storch followed next under a "Western Desert Encounter" – and it's up to you to guess who did win the aerial enc ...
... to see some nice photo passes and low fly-bys.
Furthermore blessed with nice late afternoon sunshine were the displays of the Gloster Gladiator and the Spitfir ...
This airshow was held to celebrate 100 years of aviation in Pilsen / Plzeň. Even though this fourth most populous city in Western Bohemia, Czech Republic, is undeniably better known for the type of blond lager beer to which the city gave its name, it also…Read More
Wings over Houston 2018 was headlined by the US Navy Blue Angels display team. With a big concentration of Commemorative Air Force (CAF) warbirds all around the oil-rich state of Texas the line-up of WW II airplanes was also strong. The most impressive airshow act…Read More
Nine Balkenkreuze and three silhouettes of the Fieseler Fi 103, aka „Vergeltungswaffe 1 (V1)“ as kill markings depict this Spitfire Mk.XVI as the personal plane of Otto Smik. Smik was one of the most successfully Czechoslovakian pilots in service of the RAF during WW II.…Read More
Ten (R)F-4EJ Phantoms lined up in front of the crowd was a sight to behold! The Hyakuri Airshow 2018 was the last ever opportunity to see such a large number of mighty Phantoms in action as JASDF Phantom operations will dwindle down rapidly in the…Read More