Category: Warbirds

D-Day 70 – Pt.23 – Operation OVERLORD: Norwegian Wings Over Normandy, 6 June 1944

In amongst the hundreds of RAF fighter aircraft operating over the Normandy beachhead on 6 June 1944 were Spitfires from Norway’s two squadrons, 331 and 332. Tor Idar Larsen looks at the part played by the Norwegian fighter pilots seeking retribution against the Germans at the start of Operation OVERLORD.

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Airshow Review – East Kirkby American Air Day 2014

The American Air Day is one of the best events on the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre’s calendar and returned in 2014, following a year’s hiatus. Naturally, a US theme prevailed with a selection of historic American aircraft displaying during the afternoon, accompanied by period vehicles and re-enactors to add to the atmosphere. Greg Marsh takes up the day’s action.

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Airshow Review – Planes of Fame Airshow 2014 Practice Day

The first weekend of May saw the annual Planes of Fame airshow at Chino Airport, California, take place. Often described as one of the best airshows in the country, it was an opportunity GAR Deputy Editor, Elliott Marsh, and GAR writer, Kieran Lear, couldn’t afford to miss. Kieran reports from the days leading up to this illustrious airshow, with photographs as credited.

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