The global airshow scene is always vibrant and varied, and this year some important ‘firsts’ have been achieved. Here are some highlights
AIRSHOW HOME AND AWAY
Famous warbirds make show debuts
Two legendary historic aircraft made their first public appearances at shows on different continents in July. In Russia, a newly restored Shturmovik impressed the crowds at the huge MAKS 2017 Airshow, while in the US the world’s third and most recent Mosquito restoration was undoubtedly the star attraction at Washington’s SkyFair.
Return of the Avenger