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Planes of Fame 2014 – A Quick Look Back

With it only being a few weeks away until I report from the Planes of Fame Air Show 2016 from Chino Airport, California, I thought it would be nice to revisit and have a quick look at the last P.O.F air show I attended, the 2014 show. This was my[…]

Tyabb Airshow 2016

Located on the Mornington Peninsula in Southern Victoria, Tyabb aerodrome is operated by the Peninsula Aero Club. The Airshow on Sunday 13th March is held every two years. This years event wasn’t without dramas with rather strange seasonal weather held a few aircraft back from being able to attend. The[…]

Dawn Patrol 2016

What could possibly top off bringing in the New Year watching the amazing fireworks display over Sydney Harbour, first-hand, for the first time? Well, this year my wife and I had the wonderful opportunity to witness the first sunrise of the year with a few members from Luskintyre on a[…]

Aviation Photographer Exposed – Cam Hadlow

Recently ASO ran a warbirds photo competition in the run up to Warbirds Downunder at Temora. The winner of that competition was Cam Hadlow from Hobart, Tasmania. As part of the prize for our warbirds photo competition ASO have promised to do an article on Cam and his aviation photography.[…]

Mustang and Pitts air-to-air.

Every once in a while we all have one of those “is this really happening?” moments. Recently, finding myself sitting in the back of a Yak-52 at around 3000 feet, canopy open, buffeted by the slipstream, looking out at a P-51 Mustang and a bright orange Wolf Pitts S1-11X sitting[…]

A Rare Pair. Caribou air-to-air.

When was the last time you saw, not just one, but two Caribou in formation and operating from a grass strip in Australia? Luskintyre, in the Hunter Valley,  west of Newcastle and just a couple of hours up the freeway from Sydney, is an idyllic place. A small grass airstrip, set in the[…]

Warbird Photo Competition Winner Announced.

In announcing the winner of our Warbirds photo competition I need to remind you that your next opportunity to capture a vast array of Warbirds here in Australia will be Warbirds Downunder  at Temora Aviation Museum. Get your tickets now as there is less than two weeks to the event.[…]

Warbird Photo Competition Finalists.

edit: OK Folks Voting has officially closed! How To Vote … Please place a comment at the bottom to vote for the photo you’d most like to win.  One vote per person please. You comment will have to include the photo number to be counted. Feel free to share the page[…]

Warbirds Photo Competition!!

Warbirds Downunder is one of Australia’s best airshows. Being held Friday the 20th and Saturday 21st of November at Temora Aviation Museum, Temora, NSW.  Get your tickets now to get the chance to photograph one of the greatest collections of warbirds and current serving military hardware in the Asia/Pacific region.[…]

The Vulcan End Game

Retiring ‘The Spirit of Great Britain’ The Back Story. (For part 2 of this article see here.) The story of the Vulcan is long and complex and has been told many times by people who have lived it.(I’m not one of those … but Ill have a go anyway) A story[…]