Category: Airshows

Airshows – MAKS 2017 Ramenskoye Airport, Zhukovsky, Russian Federation

MAKS is held at the Ramenskoye Airport, Zhukovsky in the Russian Federation, and is a bi-annual event, located just to the South-East of Moscow. Paul Filmer took his third trip to the event this July. Primarily a trade show, MAKS differs from other by having many other peripheral aircraft on display. With the airfield being the primary location for aircraft testing, there are all sorts of aircraft littered around the place which can be towed out to be on static display. There seems to be an almost unlimited selection that they can pick from from each event. The NPO...

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Airshows – Fleet Week 2016

Each autumn, San Francisco celebrates its naval heritage and the current naval operations of the US Navy and its allies.  Fleet Week culminates in a large air show held over the bay.  Rob Edgcumbe went along for GAR to see what the 2016 version of Fleet Week had on offer. Fleet Week is about a lot more than just an air show.  It is a Week of naval related events in the city of San Francisco.  While the US Navy doesn’t have the large presence it used to have in San Francisco Bay, there is still a strong connection...

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