Bedfordshire Vintage Air Show - 3rd September 2023

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Bedfordshire Vintage Air Show - 3rd September 2023

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Shuttleworth Operated Aircraft:

Avro Triplane
Avro Tutor
Avro 504K
Blackburn B2
Bleriot XI
Bristol Boxkite
Bristol F.2B Fighter
Comper Swift
de Havilland DH.51
de Havilland DH60X Moth
de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth
de Havilland DH.88 Comet
Deperdussin
Desoutter I
English Electric Wren
Eon Primary
Gloster Gladiator
Hawker Cygnet
Hawker Sea Hurricane Ib
Hawker Tomtit
Miles Hawk Speed Six
Parnall Elf
Percival Mew Gull
Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a
Sopwith Pup
Sopwith Triplane
Southern Martlet
Supermarine Spitfire Vc

Visiting Aircraft:

Beechcraft Mode 17 Staggerwing – Peter Kuypers
de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide – Philip Meeson
Hawker Hurricane – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Percival Mew Gull – David Beale
Supermarine Spitfire – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Travel Air D4000 – Richard Seeley
Travel Air Type R Mystery Ship – Richard Seeley

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Re: Bedfordshire Vintage Air Show - 3rd September 2023

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The two Travel Airs are definitely the standouts on that list. Bit surprising it’s taken this long for the Mystery Ship to be booked to fly though considering it’s based at Old Warden now.

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The previous pilot passed away. I’m not sure who the designated pilot is now.

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Re: Bedfordshire Vintage Air Show - 3rd September 2023

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I'd love to see that gorgeous Ryan STM come outside, even if it doesn't fly. :slight_smile:

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Re: Bedfordshire Vintage Air Show - 3rd September 2023

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lynothehammer wrote:
Wed 09 Aug 2023, 8:36 am
Shuttleworth Operated Aircraft:



Visiting Aircraft:

Beechcraft Mode 17 Staggerwing – Peter Kuypers
de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide – Philip Meeson
Hawker Hurricane – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Percival Mew Gull – David Beale
Supermarine Spitfire – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Travel Air D4000 – Richard Seeley
Travel Air Type R Mystery Ship – Richard Seeley
If they could double the size of that guest list with similar quality, it would be a must do for me, especially if they all fly.
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I wonder when was the last time a Staggerwing displayed at OW?

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Roughcutter wrote:
Wed 09 Aug 2023, 4:20 pm
I'd love to see that gorgeous Ryan STM come outside, even if it doesn't fly. :slight_smile:
If memory is correct, they did put it outside near the cafe for the Around the World show earlier this year, along with the Travelairs, amongst others - so it wouldn'tbe unthinkable for it to happen again one day soon.

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Roughcutter wrote:
Wed 09 Aug 2023, 4:20 pm
I'd love to see that gorgeous Ryan STM come outside, even if it doesn't fly. :slight_smile:
They had it outside at last Sundays show
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Rick wrote:
Wed 09 Aug 2023, 11:45 pm
Roughcutter wrote:
Wed 09 Aug 2023, 4:20 pm
I'd love to see that gorgeous Ryan STM come outside, even if it doesn't fly. :slight_smile:
They had it outside at last Sundays show
Damn, that's twice I've missed it :frowning2: Ah well, here's hoping for the next show then :fingers_crossed:

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tankbuster wrote:
Wed 09 Aug 2023, 4:34 pm
lynothehammer wrote:
Wed 09 Aug 2023, 8:36 am
Shuttleworth Operated Aircraft:



Visiting Aircraft:

Beechcraft Mode 17 Staggerwing – Peter Kuypers
de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide – Philip Meeson
Hawker Hurricane – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Percival Mew Gull – David Beale
Supermarine Spitfire – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Travel Air D4000 – Richard Seeley
Travel Air Type R Mystery Ship – Richard Seeley
If they could double the size of that guest list with similar quality, it would be a must do for me, especially if they all fly.
They have, sort of...

Tiger Nine announced this evening. So 16 visiting aircraft now!

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Any further updates?

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Roughcutter wrote:
Sun 27 Aug 2023, 2:06 pm
Any further updates?
FW 44 Steiglitz added to the list and a second DH89 I think.

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That's interesting, three Steiglitz turned up at Old Warden last time they were here

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Roughcutter wrote:
Sun 27 Aug 2023, 2:06 pm
Any further updates?
Shuttleworth Operated Aircraft:

Avro Triplane

Avro Tutor

Avro 504K

Blackburn B2

Bleriot XI

Bristol Boxkite

Bristol F.2B Fighter

Comper Swift

de Havilland DH.51

de Havilland DH60X Moth

de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth

de Havilland DH.88 Comet

Deperdussin

Desoutter I

English Electric Wren

Gloster Gladiator

Hawker Cygnet

Hawker Sea Hurricane Ib

Hawker Tomtit

Miles Hawk Speed Six

Parnall Elf

Percival Mew Gull

Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a

Sopwith Pup

Sopwith Triplane

Supermarine Spitfire Vc

Visiting Aircraft:

Beechcraft Mode 17 Staggerwing – Peter Kuypers

de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide – Philip Meeson

de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide – Scillonia Airways

de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth – Tiger Nine Display Team

Focke-Wulf Fw 44 Stieglitz – Richard Menage

Shenstone-Czerwiński Harbinger

Hawker Hurricane – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Nieuport 17 – John Gilbert

Percival Mew Gull – David Beale

Slingsby T.21

Supermarine Spitfire – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Travel Air D4000 – Richard Seeley

Travel Air Type R Mystery Ship – Richard Seeley


More visiting acts to be announced.
https://www.shuttleworth.org/product/be ... geairshow/

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Re: Bedfordshire Vintage Air Show - 3rd September 2023

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Update on Facebook:

Announcing additional aircraft for our Bedfordshire Vintage Air Show lineup on 3rd September!

The WACO UPF-7 and Travel Air D4000 will join the Beechcraft Mode 17 Staggerwing in the skies over Old Warden for a flying slot dedicated to American aircraft.

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Re: Bedfordshire Vintage Air Show - 3rd September 2023

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I hadn't realised they now bring people in round the end of the runway (its been a while) so I missed the sign at the roundabout and took the old route into Old Warden round the back. Drove straight in anyway. Fab day out with weather and light just getting better and better.

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Quite a decent show with a good line up, some gems amongst the visitors - for me the tricyle under cariage Beech 18 was a new one. The light was brilliant for photographs, surprisingly there was no haze despite the early morning pea souper. It was so good that I actually dug out my rarely used 1.4 teleconverter and was shooting on iso 100. However "be careful what you wish for", for me towards the end of the day the heat was just too much. And faced with the long trek back up North, wisely threw in the towel and vacated around 4pm just after the Mystery ship landed, shame I didn't watch the Diamond Nine, maybe next time. I'm quite tempted to return next Saturday for the DeHavilland fly in. The only spoiler on the day was that bl**dy incessant fairground organ, did me head in. Glad they pulled the plug when the flying started. :flushed:

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