Heathrow 4-8-19

A visit to Heathrow was the order of the day, thanks to my friend Tony who offered to be the driver for this excursion. So it was early doors on the Sunday to arrive at the row at 08-30am, mind you the M-25 was free flowing all the way. Once arrived it was making the decision… Read More »

RIAT 19 Pt-8 Special Moments.

Pt-8 We look at those special moments and captures at this years Royal International Air Tattoo 2019. This is my final blog from this years Royal International Air Tattoo 2019,we had ups and downs this year, wasn’t a classic by a long shot, at the same time it really had its moments of brilliance. there were over… Read More »

RIAT 19 Pt-7 Top Honors.

Pt-7  We look at who took the top honors at this years Royal International Air Tattoo 19. Every year a series of trophy’s are awarded to the  top aviators in there field during the 3 day Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 with the traditional Sunday night  prize giving party. As a member of the public… Read More »

RIAT 19 Pt-6 Go West

Pt-6 We look into one of the park and view facilities on offer at this years Royal International Air Tattoo 2019. Early doors is the name of the game especially if you want the prime spot to take images of the arrivals. Arrived at 05-30am joined the queue just before the gates open at 06-00am,… Read More »

RIAT 19 Pt-5 The Rotary’s

Pt-5 In this part we look at the interesting rotary’s  at this years Royal International Air Tattoo 2019. For me the helicopter types that made an appearance this year was smaller then in the past, saying that the ones that did appear were of great interest to me. I for one is a great fan of… Read More »

RIAT 19 Pt-4 Soviet Style.

Pt-4 In this part we look at the Ukrainian and Romanian participation at this years Royal International Air Show 2019. Firstly we take a look at the return of the Ukrainian Air Force aircraft that graced our presence for the 3rd year running, it comes in the shape of a pair of su-27 P and UB Flanker and the… Read More »

RIAT 19 Pt-3 Jumping For Joy

Pt-3 In this part we look at a pair of  iconic Harrier  aircraft that took part in this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 19. When the announcement was made back in January that a Spanish Navy Harrier EAV-8B was to take part in the flying demonstrations this bought back many happy memories,  seeing this back in the early… Read More »

RIAT 19 Pt-2 Turkish Delights

Pt-2. In this part we are going to take a look at the Turkish Air Force,( Turk Hava Kuvvetleri), participation at this years Royal International Air Show 2019. When the announcement was made back in June  that the Turkish Airforce was going to take part at this years show there was a sense of joy amongst… Read More »

RIAT 19. Pt 1 NATO 70th

It’s that time of year where photographers and aviation enthusiasts get together and descend on Raf Fairford  for this years Royal International Air Tattoo 19, (Riat).This years main theme is to celebrate 70 years in NATO, where aircraft, pilots and ground crews get together and share their experiences. As in previous years I will be doing… Read More »

Legends At Duxford 12-7-18.

A last minute decision to visit Duxford for the 2019 Flying legends airshow was on the cards. After getting up early for a trip to RAF Lakenheath in hope to get some activity, I left there early as the base was quiet with only 6 F-15e Eagles launched to go on a deployment to Europe.… Read More »