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After a busy start to his Japanese trip, Paul Filmer has a quieter day shooting training aircraft and much more serene scenes.
Kieran Lear looks back at the history of the venerable Swordfish as it celebrates its 80th birthday, an outdated design as the Stringbag was it still served valiantly and went on to out live its successor.
Aviation history will be made in the UK this summer when, in a major airshow ‘first’, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, the Joint Strike Fighter, makes its much-anticipated European début.
The Vintage Aircraft Club’s events often attract a veritable array of vintage types including some real classics, and this year’s Daffodil Rally was no different, bolstered by the public debut of beautiful Percival Mew Gull reproduction G-HEKL. Mike Shreeve travelled to Fenland for GAR.
The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre’s opening event for 2014 was a poignant commemoration of one of World War Two’s most infamous operations – the Nuremburg raid by Royal Air Force Bomber Command on the night of 30/31 March 1944. Greg Marsh writes for GAR.
Last week the Armée de l’Air’s Base Aérienne 118 (BA 118) at Mont-de-Marsan hosted the second edition of the Recce Meet exercise, cunningly named “Recce Meet 14”. Karl Drage reports for GAR.
After a grey first day of shooting in Japan, at Tsuiki, thankfully the weather cleared up and looked promising for the first of two days at Nyutabaru Air Base, near the town of Shintomi and roughly 10.5 miles north of Miyazaki in the Miyazaki Prefecture.
- Aviation Feature – UK Airshows 2013 in Review posted on January 13, 2014
- Aviation News – Spitfire Mk.Ia N3200 flies (updated 04/04/14) posted on March 26, 2014
- Military Exercise – Recce Meet 2014 – BA 118 Mont-de-Marsan posted on April 14, 2014
- Aviation Feature – Japan Pt.3 – Nyutabaru Air Base posted on April 11, 2014
- D-Day 70 – Pt.6 – Operation POINTBLANK: Luftwaffe Air War posted on April 9, 2014