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“You’ve got your stuff right?”: From Street Clothes to Strapped In for the Ride of a Lifetime!

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By most accounts, the 2019 edition of Airshow London’s practice day was a bit underwhelming thanks to Mother Nature’s intervention. Low ceilings kept the aircraft on the ground for most of the day limiting arrivals to instrument approaches, and an intense line of storms resulted in an early cancellation of the “Hour of Power” before the fun even started.

For a few brief moments in the afternoon though, the skies cleared just enough to allow for a few of the acts to get up for practice. As soon as ceilings reached the acceptable minimum, MAJ Cody “ShIV” Wilton took the A-10C up for a demo practice. PhotoRecon was fortunate enough to capture the pre and post flight activities from the other side of the rope, but that’s a story for another day.

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Wings Over Houston 2019


The Wings Over Houston Airshow is an annual, privately operated show taking place at Ellington Field in Houston, Texas during the month of October. It was my first time attending the airshow on October 19th and 20th but one I have had my eye on for awhile.

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The Edinburgh Air Show in South Australia: “Vimy to Fifth Generation in 100 Years”


Australia’s latest airborne defence capabilities were on show in Adelaide the weekend of November 9th & 10th 2019, when the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) hosted its first major air show in more than three year’s… since 2007.

The Edinburgh Air Show in South Australia included air and ground displays of many of the Royal Australian Air Force’s latest acquisitions.

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The Past, Present, and the Future. A look at the Heritage and Legacy Flights of AirVenture 2019

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We continue our look at the year of the fighter at AirVenture 2019 with a closer look at the United States Air Force Heritage Flight and the United States Navy Legacy Flight. AirVenture 2019 was fortunate enough to showcase the past present and future of United States Air Force and United States Naval Aviation at the same time. Previous Heritage and Legacy Flight aircraft have included the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, Boeing F-15C and E model Eagle and the Boeing FA-18C Hornet. Both the Heritage Flight and Legacy Flight are among the most popular acts at airshows today. Here are some photos from previous years Heritage and Legacy at AirVenture Oshkosh.

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