PFP OTD 1983 Mayor Cllr Mike Bawden and his wife Joyce, visit RAF Fairford for a tour of a B52 Bomber.
On 14-7-1985 King Hussain of Jordan visits the International Air Tattoo and is pictured in the eye of the Blackbird beside a F111 and with a Spitfire. More RIAT pictures and stories in my book “A picture is only the start of the story”.
A round-up of the Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford. PICTURES BY: Richard Wintle & Rachel Davis. Gallery: Top Gun Tom Fletcher – Lead singer with McFly – flies into the Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. His transport being an USAF F-16 from the Thunderbirds Display Team. His flight took
The mighty United States Air Force B1 (Lancer) bombers made a noisy return to the West Country as a staging post for exercises over the Czech Republic. The NATO exercise is to get crews from different countries working together in a battlefield scenario, and involves a five hour round trip from the long Fairford runway.
The Biggest military air show in the world attracts a royal visit every year (hence the Royal in Royal International Air Tattoo), but this year the biggest royal family landed at Fairford. PRINCE WILLIAM, CATHRINE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE AND PRINCE GEORGE, on his first official visit, met with the Air Cadets, The Red Arrows and
Some of the highlights of the year that Calyx Picture Agency has covered. Aircraft played a big part in the year with local Red Arrows official artist, David Bent, having his book presented to Prince Charles at the Royal International Air Tattoo in July.: The RIAT event provided a couple of static aircraft pictures
Six decades of luxary air travel as the worlds largest airliner stars in a flypast with the Red Arrows over the Super Constellation.
As luxury air travel goes, the Lockheed Super Constellation is possibly the most iconic early aircraft to be given that title, and the modern equivalent must be the massive Airbus A380 parts of which are produced in the UK. British Airways has just taken delivery of one of the monsters, and displayed it over the
When one is pensioned off some take it easy and some make the most of the third age. But one of three PR9s acquired by private owner Mike Davis in 2006, XH134, has been given a new lease of life to become the star of the Midair Squadron. “The restoration of this exceptional and unique
Carol Vorderman at RIAT with her boyfriend, former Red Arrows pilot Graham Duff. Love At First Flight: Carol Vorderman in 1st plane to land at RIAT Fairford,Piloted by Ex-Red Arrows Partner, Graham Duff July 17th, RAF FAIRFORD, Gloucestershire, England. At 7:50am a 2 seater fixed wing Diamond DA40 touched down on the runway, as the