Air show

Alxa Challenge Inner Mongolia

The Alxa Challenge at FB Park.   Takes its name after the nearest town Alashan, some 50 km away. We are in the East side of the Gobi. As with all events in China we need to allow 24 hours travel door to door. Heathrow to Beijing, Immigration, bags collection, check in again for the local […]

Zhengzhou visit number 3

The Global Stars are one of China’s most popular aerobatic teams of all time since 2011.  The team first visit Dazu in 2011 and have been returning to China most years since then. This is the second visit in 2018 with a 3rd on the cards later on in the year. The Air Show at […]

Zhengzhou here come the Global Stars
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The Global Stars are going to Zhengzhou. Zhengzhou is hosting the 2018 airshow at  Shangjie Airport ZHSC on 27th April – 1st May.  This year emphasis is being placed on the young, the future for aviation. The show will be in two parts, afternoon and evening pyro show. The first such twilight and night air show in […]

Hong Kong – Macau – Zhuhai, China Bridge
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The World’s Longest sea cross Bridge/ tunnel at 55 kilometers. Chinese new year 2018 with the Global Stars are part of the celebrations flying over and around the bridge. HKMZ bridge. There is a gentle swell this evening as the South China Sea tries it’s very best to rock everyone on board this hydrofoil to […]

Totally new for 2018 air shows with fireworks

THE PYRO PYLON RUN Bringing something new to the airshow circuit is not so easy as flying has been around for over 100 years, indeed this coming year is 100 years since the RAF inception in 2018 The RED BULL air race concept was the last innovative air display concept new on the block some […]

AERO SPORTS FEDERATION of CHINA (ASFC) WUHAN 2017
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The ASFC host the Wuhan Fly-in Expo 4th-7th Nov, 2017 Today I visited the Air Sport Federation event at the Wuhan sports airfield which had a reported 500+ aircraft in attendance. Billed as the first edition of the FAI World Fly-in Expo (WFE). Note, If they want the World to “fly-in” a bit of lateral […]

Pyrotechnic Air Shows
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A first for the UK and Shuttleworth race day. Once a year Shuttleworth has a “race day” when various types of aircraft from yesteryear fly a demo race. The Comet and Mew Gull flew, both wooden wonders of there time with a Gipsey Six engines. The Gull has a wing span of 24ft and speed […]

Anshun AVIC Airshow, China July 2017
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The Global Stars team after a successful Formation Aerobatic Championships left 2 EXTRA’s in China for the summer show season.  Three further shows are booked for July, August and September.  The first show is at Anshun. This is a very green area of China with some interesting geology (Karst hills), lovely food but very little […]

The Formation Aerobatics Championships 2017, Zhengzhou China.
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FAC 2017 Many months of work and visits over to China resulted in the first Formation Aerobatic Championships with class 2 FAI sanction, however at the last moment this was ‘converted’ by the Air Sports Federation of China (ASFC) to a simple air display. This resulted in the event being flown, as a trial for future […]