Airshow: Yeovilton Air Day 2016

My first visit to Yeovilton for an airshow.  Whilst initially surprised by a relatively small crowd line which made getting a decent vantage point challenging, I found the show to be very entertaining in contrast to some comments by others on social media.

Aircraft photographed:

  • AgustaWestland AW-159 Wildcat
  • Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Dassault Rafale
  • De Havilland DH-110 Sea Vixen FAW2
  • EHI EH-101 Merlin
  • Eurofighter Typhoon
  • Extra EA-300
  • Fairey Swordfish
  • Hawker Siddeley Hawk T1
  • North American Rockwell OV-10B Bronco
  • Pitts S2 Special
  • PZL-Mielec SBLim-2 (MiG-15UTI)
  • PZL-130 Orlik
  • Supermarine Spitfire / Seafire
  • Westland AH-64 Apache
  • Westland Lynx
  • Westland Wasp


Location: RNAS Yeovilton (HMS Heron), Yeovil, Somerset, UK.

Equipment used:

Cameras: Canon EOS-1D X

Lenses: Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Ext 1.4x, Canon EF 1.4x T/C III