During the Avalon Australian International Airshow 2019 (March 1st to 3rd) there was also a Friday night show. The glorious sunset made a great backdrop for the twilight flying displays and then the night program featured massive flare drops, aircraft pyrotechnics and yes, even unplanned grass fires! A crowd favourite was a single pass by a… Read More Avalon Australian International Airshow 2019 Night Show
RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A/B Hornet multi-role fighters have graced Australian skies since 1985 and more recently have seen plenty of combat service in the Middle East but are coming to the end of their service life. It will be sad to see the “Classic Hornets” go in the next few years as they are replaced by… Read More Avalon Australian International Airshow 2019 Hornets Nest!
The Avalon Air Show is a bi-annual event held at Avalon Airport in Victoria, Australia. I have been to all 11 of these shows to date (1992, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013) and as it is the only major international air event in Australia it always draws big crowds and… Read More Avalon Air Show 2013
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE LOCKHEED MARTIN F-22 RAPTOR “Dominating the Skies. Overwhelming the Threat” Up close with the Raptor at Avalon Air Show 2011 in Victoria, Australia. The stealth like features are very noticeable. She is one sleek and powerful machine. The two-dimensional thrust vectoring nozzles on the Mach 2+ capable Pratt & Whitney turbo fan engines… Read More Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor…..pleased to meet you, air dominance is my game
USAF ROCKWELL B-1B LANCER Avalon Air Show 2009 Victoria, Australia