Getting to know the Vulcan

Vulcan XH558

The Avro Vulcan forst flew in 1952, and after a varied career with the Royal Air Force was in front line service until 1984, although they served as a display aircraft until 1992. Continue reading

Gallipoli Air War

The air war over Gallipoli is little known, in fact I knew very little and with the centenary of the ANZAC landings I was interested in finding out what happened in the sky over the battlefield.

I spoke to former RAAF Squadron Leader and now a military historian and author of “Gallipoli Air War” to find out more.

Bristol F.2b Fighter finds a new home at Caboolture.

It’s an aircraft type close to Australia, and the first true “Australian” aircraft operated by TAVAS, or The Australian Vintage Aviation Society. Continue reading

Countdown to Avalon – 4 Days to Go.

Well, we’re here at Avalon and the trade days start tomorrow. Over the past week or so we’ve looked back at what’s been, but now, what’s ahead at the Australian International Airshow. Continue reading

Countdown to Avalon – 9 Days to Go.

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be showing you a few of my favourite photographs from the Australian International Airshows of the past. Continue reading

Countdown to Avalon – 11 Days to Go.

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be showing you a few of my favourite photographs from the Australian International Airshows of the past. Continue reading

Countdown to Avalon – 13 Days to Go.

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be showing you a few of my favourite photographs from the Australian International Airshows of the past. Continue reading

Countdown to Avalon – 16 Days to Go.

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be showing you a few of my favourite photographs from the Australian International Airshows of the past. Continue reading

Aircraft Flies Again in Unbroken

He survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific and spent two years in a Japanese prison camp but the life of former Olympian Louis Zamperini is currently being played out on cinema screens across Australia. Continue reading