RNAS Yeovilton is home to a large fleet of Sea King and Lynx helcopters of the Royal Navy. This years Air Day was highlighted by a very dynamic role demonstration of the Royal Marines supported by Sea King and Lynx helicopters.
East Anglia used to be the center of gravity for a lot US in England, but now only two airbases are left RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath. The Bucc and Herc are taken at RAF Honington (guarding the gate) and RAF Brize Norton. The latter was visited on our way to RNAS Yeovilton.
RAF Coningsby is home of the RAF Typhoon fleet. It houses no less than four operational squadrons so plenty of flying was going on.
Day 2 (Monday 5th of July) saw the departure of most participants of the airshow. In a steady flow aircraft took the air. Meanwhile three Turkish Transalls came in to help gather the Turkish Stars stuff.
Waddington is home to the RAF’s ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance) assets (flying and non-flying) and hosts an airshow each year. GVR Aviation was there and witnessed many highlights like the Vulcan, Turkish Stars and the Italian static F-16’s in their splendid colorschemes.