Posts tagged “Shuttleworth

Return of the Mew Gull – Shuttleworth Seasons end.

It was the final display of the Shuttleworth display season, early on a beautiful sunny morning appearing from a cloudless sky, the Mew Gull arrived home.
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Uncovered, unrivalled – Shuttleworth’s finest show of the year

Once a year they do things a bit differently at The Shuttleworth Collection. Instead of on the airfield, the aircraft are lined up on the paddock, available for close inspection. Its my favourite show of the year.
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50 Glorious Years

The early September show this year celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Shuttleworth Collection opening to the public for the first time.
Rather than wax lyrical with the history with this wonderful collection, I’ll just get on with the photos.

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Catch the Pigeon – Shuttleworth August Flying Day

Life imitates art, well almost. Those of you of a certain age will remember the cartoon featuring Dick Dastardly and his sidekick Muttley chasing the mailbag carrying Pigeon. Well at The Shuttleworth Collection on 11th August the pigeon got caught.

That however was a minor part of what was a superb flying display, one of the highlights of which was a superb pairs display by the Hind and Demon. Its just a shame that the high winds stopped the lighter aircraft from flying
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