Silent Hippo - The Photography Blog of Martin Sebborn

Category: Aviation

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Posted: 15-Jul-2021 | Category: Aviation

East Kirkby - Just Jane

Recently visited East Kirkby - Just Jane doing taxi runs.... Quite a site.

Posted: 03-Oct-2020 | Category: Aviation

Army Air Museum, Middle Wallop

Interesting and enjoyable museum. A photo challenge was set, 4 pictures to sum up the museum and then a couple of "arty" ones. Here's mine.

Posted: 28-May-2020 | Category: Aviation

Spitfire over Toft

Spitfire flies over Toft on the last Thank You Thursday.

Posted: 14-Jul-2019 | Category: Aviation

Flying Legends 2019

Good day at Duxford - dramatic skies. Excellent display of 12 Spitfires!

Not a great photo - but 12 Spitfires!

Posted: 13-Jul-2018 | Category: Aviation

RIAT 2018

A disappointing show this year - nothing really very interesting and the fight by the new F35 was very uninspiring!

Posted: 27-May-2018 | Category: Aviation

Duxford Air Festival 2018

A disappointing show at Duxford - not many interesting aircraft, long gaps between displays and all hampered by very hazy conditions. The Patrouille de France put on a very good display to close the show.

The Lovely Sally B A waving wing walker! Ready for the off! Beautiful Catalina Patrouille de France in close formation

Posted: 16-Jul-2017 | Category: Aviation

RIAT 2017

A great day at RIAT this year - I've only posted a few shots of some unusual / exceptional things, including a surprise visit by the US B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber which was on a 23 hour training mission.

BBMF Lancaster - back in flight Swiss Display Team - that's close! The amazing B-2 F-22 F-22 Generations apart - Raptor and Mustang US SU27

Posted: 08-Jul-2017 | Category: Aviation

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day

An enjoyable day at Yeovilton Air Day this year, staying on the base in the camper!

Some take-off for the Muscle Pitts Special Nostalgia at its best! You are going the wrong way! Apache - Did I do that! Two French Navy Rafaels - one very striking Now they are close - 4 aircraft there.. Mirror Image - Amazing flying from the Swiss

Posted: 22-Aug-2015 | Category: Aviation

Bournemouth Airshow - Night Flying

Some amazing pyrotechnics on a damp evening

Posted: 18-Jul-2015 | Category: Aviation View full gallery

RIAT 2015

A great day at Fairford this year - varied and interesting aircraft and the weather was kind. And what a treat to see the Vulcan in formation with the Red Arrows. The French Display Team closed the show and made all the other teams, including the Reds, look like beginners!

What a fabulous sight...... Now that was close - distance not years!