TAVAS GWFD 2018 Airshow – Civilian Aircraft

Van's Aircraft RV-7 VH-BZV landing at TAVAS GWFD 2018.

On the weekend of 21st and 22nd of April 2019 The Australian Vintage Aviation Society (TAVAS) staged an airshow event, primarily to remember the day 100 years ago when the Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen was shot down and killed. In this article I showcase the attending aircraft that were from the pre-World War II era.

TAVAS GWFD 2018 Airshow – RAAF Displays

Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet A44-221 of 1SQN RAAF performing its flying display at TAVAS GWFD 2018. Condensation sheets are forming on wing leading edges.

This article showcases the currently-serving Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) aircraft that performed displays at the TAVAS Great War Flying Display 2018 airshow.

TAVAS GWFD 2018 Airshow – Post-WWII Aircraft

CAC CA-25 Winjeel VH-NSJ in flight at TAVAS GWFD 2018.

On the weekend of 21st and 22nd of April 2019 The Australian Vintage Aviation Society (TAVAS) staged an airshow event, primarily to remember the day 100 years ago when the Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen was shot down and killed. In this article I showcase the attending aircraft that were from the pre-World War II era.

TAVAS GWFD 2018 Airshow – WWII Aircraft

CAC CA-18 Mk21 Mustang "Snifter" VH-MFT on static display at TAVAS GWFD 2018.

On the weekend of 21st and 22nd of April 2019 The Australian Vintage Aviation Society (TAVAS) staged an airshow event, primarily to remember the day 100 years ago when the Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen was shot down and killed. In this article I showcase the attending aircraft that were from the pre-World War II era.

TAVAS GWFD 2018 Airshow – Pre-WWII Aircraft

Fokker D.VIII Flying Razor VH-EIZ and Nieuport 11 scale replica 19-3982 on static display at TAVAS GWFD 2018.

On the weekend of 21st and 22nd of April 2019 The Australian Vintage Aviation Society (TAVAS) staged an airshow event, primarily to remember the day 100 years ago when the Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen was shot down and killed. In this article I showcase the attending aircraft that were from the pre-World War II era.

TAVAS GWFD 2018 Airshow – The Red Baron’s Final Flight Remembered

TAVAS Museum Fokker DR.1 Triplane VH-FXP takes off for re-enactment of the Red Baron's last flight.

On the weekend of 21st and 22nd of April 2019 The Australian Vintage Aviation Society (TAVAS) staged an airshow event, primarily to remember the day 100 years ago when the Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen was shot down and killed by allied troops. The weekend included static and flying displays of replica WW1 aircraft, WW2 and post-WW2 era aircraft, general aviation and F/A-18F Super Hornet and C-17 Globemaster III flying displays by the RAAF.

How I Got Started In Aviation Photography

Qantas Boeing 747-438(ER) VH-OEF as flight QF15 climbing out from YBBN en route to KLAX. Condensation trails are visible on the wing trailing edges and wingtips.

People often ask me why and how I got interesting in aviation photography. This article is a short story about the chance meeting that convinced me that I should give aviation photography a go, and some of my journey to date.