Girafferacing's Aircraft Posts

After a busy week of recorder teaching it was great to be home today and to have an excuse to do something completely different. We headed over to the…

It’s a while since I’ve been able to get to an airshow practice day at Duxford, so I was thrilled when I struck lucky with the weather during my visit today. We…

Whenever I’ve watched the Duxford airshows before it’s always been from the members’ area inside the museum grounds. Today though, we picked a different point…

I wasn’t expecting too much action at Duxford this afternoon, but the sun was shining, so it seemed worth making an impromptu visit. As soon as we arrived one…

My flight to Norway didn’t go quite as planned this morning. I sailed through security without a hitch, so that should have told me my luck would soon run out……

For my final post from the Biggin Hill Festival of Flight I thought I’d share a mix of pictures, featuring all the remaining aircraft. There was such a variety…

The Red Arrows are guaranteed to be a highlight of any airshow. The lowish cloudbase meant they couldn’t do their full display but that turned out to be a bonus…

It doesn’t matter how often I see the wingwalkers in action at airshows I still marvel at their bravery (or should that be madness?!) and athleticism. Today was…

It’s over a year since I was able to attend an airshow, so today we drove down to Biggin Hill for the Festival of Flight. This year has been a big one for the…

Most years I get regular opportunities to photograph aircraft in flight but this hasn’t really happened in 2018. Back in January I was able to test my new…

We started the long journey home from Orkney today. The first leg of the trip, from Kirkwall to Aberdeen was very painless and it was lovely to be able to see…

Those of you who visit my blog regularly will know we often pop up to Duxford on the off chance that something interesting is flying. More often than not the…

Last year's Edwardian Pageant at the Shuttleworth Collection was a treasure trove of aircraft we'd never seen in flight. Because of this, despite my…

It's been a long while since I've had any serious opportunities to photograph aircraft in flight so when a day off coincided with the first airshow of the…

Kevin and I took a very pleasant drive up to Duxford this afternoon for a little aviation photography, as well as a cuppa and a piece of cake, of course!  There…

I made a brief visit to Duxford this afternoon to see if I could get some photos of Thumper, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight …
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