Monthly Archives: July 2017

RIAT 17 Pt.-8 Your So Special

Pt.-8  This is my final blog from this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 17. In this part I decided to show you some of the special images at this year’s Air Tattoo, the ones that mean something to me, as well as the images that I can fondly remember what made this year’s show so special.… Read More »

RIAT 17 PT-7 West Is Best

Pt.-7, I look into  the options at one of the two park and view facilities on offer at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 17. For those of us that chose to attend the  arrivals, departure days at this year’s Air Tattoo have a choose to make  either Park and view East Or West both of which is… Read More »

RIAT 17 Pt-6 RAF New Trainers

Pt.-6 In this series we look at the Latest Assets that will be fazed  into the Royal Air Force in the next couple of year’s. Making there First public appearance were no less then five new Trainer types at this Year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 17. We start of with the fixed wing training section of aircraft with three new types the Grob… Read More »

RIAT 17 Pt-5 Back With a Roar

Pt.-5  It was back with a roar with the Ukrainian’s at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 17. Will they or wont they come this year was on many Aviation enthusiasts minds leading up to this year’s Air Tattoo. It was less then a week before the show that  confirmation that the Ukrainian’s  were coming, nothing is set in… Read More »

RIAT 17 Pt.-4 The Midnight Hawks

Pt.-4. In this part we look at a rare appearance outside of Finland of their national display team at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 17. The Finnish Air Force’s national aerobatic team The Midnight Hawks fly four BAe Hawk Mk.51 Trainers with a spare on stand by. Operated by Havittajalentolaivue 41,the air arm’s fighter training school, this team… Read More »

Flying Tigers Depart Mildenhall

I took a break from the Royal International Air tattoo on the Saturday of the show, as the weather was not at it’s best. I made the trip home on the Friday evening so I can have a early start the next day in hope to take some images of the A-10s that were due out… Read More »

RIAT 17 Pt-3 Rotary.

Pt-3 In this section we look into the interesting Helicopters that took part at this years Royal International Air Tattoo 17. This years rotary’s  were spread far and wide over the airfield and not put all together like it was in previous year’s. Interest for the enthusiast were a  Boeing CH-47F Chinook from the Royal Canadian… Read More »

RIAT 17 Pt-2 Show Of Force

PT-2 In this section of images, it’s the turn of the mighty United States Air Force (USAF).This year marks its 70th Anniversary and what better way to celebrate it’s mile stone with a large participation on the ground , as well  as in the air at this years Royal International Air Tattoo, (RIAT). Aircraft started to Arrive at… Read More »

RIAT 17 Pt1 Thunderbirds Are Go

It’s been nearly a week since the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT17) took place at RAF Fairford, and I’ve only managed to down load a few images. So I have decided to post a series of blogs  over the coming weeks to highlight what I thought were the best things at the show. Pt.-1 Is… Read More »

Shuttleworth’s Military Pageant 2-7-17

Yet another Shuttleworth show bathed in glorious weather, it doesn’t get any better. So here we go yet again armed with my Nikon camera’s and lenses for the short trip to Old Warden, this time it is their Military Pageant I decided this time to concentrate my images on what I thought were the main attractions… Read More »