Celebrating the 80th Anniversary year of the formation of RAF Fighter Command, the Imperial War Museum’s Meet the Fighter Air Show showcased a wonderful selection of Royal Air Force fighters from World War I to the present. Saturday was a washout due to rain, but Sunday’s blue skies provided the perfect backdrop. Opening the show, […]
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Road Trip to Vintage Wings.
Here with Mike Potter, founder of Vintage Wings of Canada. I had the pleasure of interviewing Mike and fellow Vintage Wings display pilot Rob Erdos last Thursday at their Gatineau airport hanger. The interviews are for an upcoming program on the Hawker Hurricane for Aerocinema.com. The Hurricane in the background is the Mk IV version, […]
Fighters Compared – Top Gun:1940
In the first part of a major new Aeroplane series, in which we compare five aircraft from specific points in aviation history to establish a clear winner,Donald Nijboer analyses five fighters on the front line in mid-1940.. Since the end of the Second World War the process of assessing and measuring which weapon system was […]