2017: A year of firsts - large post!

2017: A year of firsts - large post!

Postby Domvickery on Tue 16 Jan 2018, 8:58 pm

2017 saw many new firsts in the hobby here's a few highlights, (some not airshow related but I'm not making another thread for that!)

March: my ever first base visit, RAF Mildenhall:

ImageRAF Mildenhall 27-03 180 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageRAF Mildenhall 27-03 051 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageRAF Mildenhall 27-03 257 by justdom1, on Flickr

April: Halfpenny Green for the Radial & Trainer fly in:

ImageHalfpenny Green Radial, Trainer & Transport Fly In 294 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageHalfpenny Green Radial, Trainer & Transport Fly In 236 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageHalfpenny Green Radial, Trainer & Transport Fly In 386 by justdom1, on Flickr

May: First trip to Abingdon for their nightshoot hosted by Threshold.Aero

ImageAbingdon Nightshoot 05-2017 208 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageAbingdon Nightshoot 05-2017 258 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageAbingdon Nightshoot 05-2017 274 by justdom1, on Flickr

Duxford for the pre show weekend Friday

ImageDuxford 26-5-17 085 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageDuxford 26-5-17 005 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageDuxford 26-05-2017 006 by justdom1, on Flickr

June: My first trip to Northolt since 2014 for the rescheduled event held not at night

ImageNortholt Evening Shoot 01-06 032 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageNortholt Evening Shoot 01-06 192 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageNortholt Evening Shoot 01-06 204 by justdom1, on Flickr

My first trip to Shuttleworth for FlyNavy

ImageShuttleworth Fly Navy 481 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageShuttleworth Fly Navy 691 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageShuttleworth Fly Navy 834 by justdom1, on Flickr


RAF Cosford Airshow

ImageRAF Cosford Airshow 2017 796 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageRAF Cosford Airshow 2017 391 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageRAF Cosford Airshow 2017 735 by justdom1, on Flickr

June also saw my first overseas trip, for the NATO Tiger Meet

ImageNATO Tiger Meet 2017 056 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageNATO Tiger Meet 2017 139 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageNATO Tiger Meet 2017 507 by justdom1, on Flickr

July saw me back to Shuttleworth for the heritage day, which was the first time I'd saw the DH.88 Comet, sadly the weather was the worst of any event I attended in 2017

ImageShuttleworth Heritage Day 134 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageShuttleworth Heritage Day 264 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageShuttleworth Heritage Day 031 by justdom1, on Flickr

Then onto RIAT from Weds to Monday and my first U2 in flight

ImageRIAT 2017 Wednesday 663 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageRIAT 2017 Monday 764 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageRIAT 2017 Monday 308 by justdom1, on Flickr

Then finishing my year was back at Northolt this time at night

ImageRAF Northolt 19-10 082 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageRAF Northolt 19-10 062 by justdom1, on Flickr

ImageRAF Northolt 19-10 045a by justdom1, on Flickr


Thanks for looking & here's to 2018!
Inventor of the baguette scale
Domvickery
UKAR Staff

Re: 2017: A year of firsts - large post!

Postby FarnboroJohn on Wed 17 Jan 2018, 12:19 am

Looks like you enjoyed 2017.... I agree, here's to 2018!

John
FarnboroJohn

Re: 2017: A year of firsts - large post!

Postby Tommy on Wed 17 Jan 2018, 1:58 pm

French Tigre is a peach, bud :up: :up:
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