REVIEWS - Airshows

No other event attracts more people than an airshow with attendance at some of the worlds major shows easily exceeding the 200,000 + mark. An airshow is also the only place, where the general public can get close up and personal with some of the worlds most exciting, and at times most secret, military aircraft.  Having a chat with a pilot, taking some nice photos in front of your favourite aircraft or watching a thrilling display is what an airshow is all about. Airshows are not held just for the pleasure of the audience, they are also used to recruit future pilots and ground crew. When asked, many pilots claim that attending an airshow at an early age with their father was their first experience that lead to a career in aviation. Some airshows are combined with an aviation fair, some are purely the domain of the military (a base open house for instance) while others are privately organized.  All this does not really matter as all airshows have one thing in common in that not only are they exciting for the general public who attend, enthusiasts young and old alike, but they are also extremely exciting for the actual performers themselves!

Unfortunately we can`t be everywhere at once and while there are many airshows that take place every year we are not able to cover them all for you. However, you will find the more interesting events our team has attended in this section. Have a look!

AIAS 2015
Classic Fighters 2015 - Omaka
RIAT 2015 _ RAF Fairford

AIAS 2015 - Avalon Airport

The Australian International Airshow 2015 was held from 24th February to 1st March 2015 at Avalon airport located some 55 kms to the southwest of Melbourne.  ... read more

Classic Fighters 2015 - Omaka

Located  in  the  picturesque  Marlborough  region  of  New  Zealand’s  South  Island,  Omaka  airfield  is situated approximately four kilometres ... read more

RIAT 2015 - RAF Fairford

To write about the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) would be like, as the famous saying goes, carrying coals to Newcastle. While a considerable amount of ... read more

Dawlish Airshow 2015
MAKS 2015
SIAF 2015

Dawlish Airshow 2015  -  UK

Dawlish can be found on the beautiful South Coast of England in the county of Devon, perhaps best known in Europe for the damage it sustained during the very heavy ... read more

MAKS 2015  -  Zhukovsky/Russia

An aviation exhibition not only reveals the performance of the global aviation market, it can also be a strong indicator of a states economic power and this is especially  ... read more

Slovak Int. Air Fest 2015  -  Sliac

This year the Slovak International Air Fest (SIAF) celebrated its 5th anniversary on the weekend of the 31st August and 1st September. Slovakia’s biggest ... read more

Fly Navy 2016 - Old Warden
Tag der Bundeswehr
Danish Airshow 2016

Fly Navy 2016  -  Old Warden

On the Sunday 5th June The Shuttleworth Collection at the Old Warden Aerodrome near Biggleswade held its second show of the season. Fly Navy was ... read more

Bundeswehr day 2016 - Hohn AB

Public relations concerning the armed forces of a country are now more important than ever. Following the German governments suspension of conscription ... read more

Danish Airshow 2016 - Skrydstrup

Danish airshows have always been of a very high standard and this year's event at Skrydstrup Flyvestation (air base) was no exception. When the southern most base ... read more

Winged Warriors - Tyabb Airshow 2016
Croatian International Airshow 2016
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016

Winged Warriors 2016  - Tyabb

Located approximately 70 km southeast of Melbourne, Morning Peninsula Airport is home to the Peninsula Aero Club (PAC) as well as thriving warbird ... read more

CIAV 2016 - Varazdin / Croatia

The beautiful, historical city of Varazdin, located in the North of Croatia, close to the borders with Slovenia and Hungary, was once again host of ... read more

RIAT 2016 - RAF Fairford

July in the UK is a busy month for the airshow scene and this year was no exception with RIAT running over the same weekend as Duxfords Flying Legends ... read more

SIAF 2016 - Slovak International Air Fest
AIRPOWER16 - Zeltweg/Austria
AIAADE 2017 - Avalon/Australia

SIAF 2016  - Sliac/Slovak Republic

The late 1990’s and early 2000’s saw what was to become one of Europe's best airshow screens emanating from the then fledgling Slovak Republic (Slovakia ... read more

AIRPOWER16  - Zeltweg/Austria

After three years absence this September saw Austria’s famous AIRPOWER airshow return home to Zeltweg larger than ever for two action-packed ... read more

AIAADE17  - Avalon/Australia

From 28th February to 3rd March 2017 the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2017 (AIAADE17) once again showcased ... read more


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