Red Arrows

Sometimes there’s simply no substitute for experience.  After attending previous incarnations of the Blackpool Air Show I knew the Red Arrows would, if conditions permitted, arrive directly over the iconic tower.  So, whilst thousands of people looked out to sea for their first glimpse of nine bright red Hawks flying in close formation, I was… Continue reading Red Arrows

Twin Trails

The technological tour de force that is the Eurofighter Typhoon, afterburners fully engaged, pulls an organ-deformingly tight turn exhibiting aerodynamic contrails on the wing as well as the usual jet contrails. Whilst I’m with Bill Hicks in thinking that we should take all the money spent on weapons and war and instead use it to… Continue reading Twin Trails