Airshows

Mainfonds Airshow

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 8th Nov 2015
Mainfonds Airshow

by Peter Wells Mainfonds is a fantastic Airshow/Balloon Festival  in Southern France. Although they required the Duo, Chris was sadly not available. In previous years I preferred to go alone as a solo but a reflection of the current team is I genuinely missed having Chris along. Again From the UK the only other act were the […]

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Heveningham Hall Country Fair

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 8th Nov 2015
Heveningham Hall Country Fair

by Peter Wells Operating from home with a 1 hr transit each way conditions on day one transit and  at display were perfect. There were only two aviation acts  and we were displaying alongside the Breitling Wingwalkers. A long hold due to a Bird of Prey who decided to go rogue from a ground display […]

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The Secret Garden Party and The Silverstone Classic

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 8th Nov 2015
The Secret Garden Party and The Silverstone Classic

by Peter Wells After our first display at Sunderland which was early thanks to TSA to help us with other commitments, we were back down south to our base having refuelled at our northern surrogate home at  Fishburn. Despite apparently having a lot of time to spare we were working hard and ready to go […]

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Abingdon Air & Country Show

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 3rd Jun 2015
Abingdon Air & Country Show

Abingdon was our first public show of the year and forecast was not good. Early acts were lucky but increasing convection and over development  lead to bigger and bigger showers with smaller and smaller gaps to cram displays into. Just as I thought it was all over close to our display time a clearance came through. The […]

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Breitling Heroes Airshow, RFC Rendcomb

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 11th May 2014
Breitling Heroes Airshow, RFC Rendcomb

The Twister Aerobatic Team were delighted to be invited back to RFC Rendcomb by Vic and Anne Norman for their private and very exclusive Breitling Heroes Airshow. Rendcomb is a beautifully restored First World World Royal Flying Corps Aerodrome – even the grass has been laid to exact specification used in 100 years ago! The […]

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Bahrain International Airshow

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 16th Jan 2014
Bahrain International Airshow

by Peter Wells After the problems of shipping to Al Ain Bahrain shipping was trouble free up to the point where I opened the container without customs present! After apologising profusely about 50 times things settled down . The team for Bahrain in terms of pilots remained the same but our support crew were replaced […]

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Camel Tour Stage 1: Al Ain Aerobatic Show, United Arab Emirates

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 2nd Dec 2013
Camel Tour Stage 1: Al Ain Aerobatic Show, United Arab Emirates

by Pete Wells Our Middle Eastern tour started for me at our last European show, The Hamilton world Masters near Saint Tropez. We had to get one of our planes back to the UK and packed in a container the day after our last pyro display.I had already packed our spare plane and spares package […]

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Elvington Wings and Wheels 2010

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 9th Aug 2010
Elvington Wings and Wheels 2010

The Yorkshire Air Museum at Elvington staged a ‘Wings and Wheels’ event, reminiscent of the very popular shows of a few years ago. As well as a two hour airshow, the show fully embraced the ‘Wheels’ content, with Monster trucks, motorcycle stuntmen and jet bikes. The evening entertainment was down to the petrol heads who […]

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East Fortune, Sunderland, Windermere and Bray Airshows

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 9th Aug 2010
East Fortune, Sunderland, Windermere and Bray Airshows

The Twister Duo had a challenging schedule planned for the weekend, starting at East Fortune, home to East Lothian’s national Museum of Flight in Scotland. Almost 10,000 spectators watched both our Swift Glider and Twister Duo displays under cloudy skies, and for the first time the Twisters were permitted to operate from the disused runway […]

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Luxembourg Airshow 2010 – Bitburg, Germany

Filed in Airshows, Team News by on 1st Jul 2010
Luxembourg Airshow 2010 – Bitburg, Germany

The 2010 Luxemburg airshow was held across the boarder at Bitburg, Germany – a former front-line NATO base used during the Cold War. The line up was truly international, with most display aircraft coming from France, Germany and Switzerland including many types and teams that rarely make it across the Channel to UK, like the […]

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