The airshow itself is attracts many enthusiasts
from afar and has a cosy, unassuming family picnic atmosphere about it.
It is a most enjoyable and relaxing experience. A wide variety of aircraft
types were presented flying and static, the opener being BBMF trio of
Lancaster, Hurricane and Spit. Other displays were flown by Bucker Bestmann,
Auster, T28 Trojan, Calidus autogyro, Hurricane, Birddog and Blenheim.
No noisy jets here, adding much to the friendly atmosphere. The flying
displays were interspersed by taxi runs along the grass strip by NX611
“Just Jane” and model aircraft. A notable static participant
was the AVRO Anson.
The Bronco had the honour of closing the show under dramatic late afternoon
A great smaller airshow highly recommended because of it’s ground
attraction, friendly atmosphere and a guaranteed good day out for the
With thanks to Andrew Panton and Roger Steele.