Museum: Florida Aviation Museums 2009

Great holiday in central Florida provided the perfect opportunity to revisit Fantasy of Flight but also to travel slightly further afield and take in Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Titusville, Florida Air Museum and Kermit Weeks’ reserve collection at Lakeland Airport.

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Airshow: RIAT 2009 Displays

The world’s largest military air show turned its attention to naval aviation, in particular the soon to be retired Sea King, but also featured the F/A-18 Hornet, Harrier, Rafale, and Hawk.

Additional displays included B-52H, Vulcan, Red Arrows, Frecce Tricolori, Nimrod MR4A prototype.

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Airshow: Kemble 2009

Former home to the Red Arrows, now renamed as Cotswold Airport, airshows are rare at this former RAF base.  Well organised and some interesting displays, it would be good to see this become a regular show.

Displays included: Wingwalkers, RAF Hawk, Red Arrows, F-86 Sabre, Meteor.

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