Pacific Wings’ Erik Roelofs spent some time at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona—home of the 56th Fighter Wing of the US Air Force. Thanks to the wonderful hospitality of his USAF hosts, he got the opportunity to fly in and photograph the legendary F-16.
The biennial Classic Fighters air-show at Omaka is one of New Zealand’s world-leading air-shows. Matt Hayes was at this year’s Classic Fighters for Pacific Wings and brings readers a summary of the show illustrated by a selection of his (typically) stunning photographs.
Proving once and for all that the “best” camera is simply the one you have with you, and “good” photography can be no more than being in the right place at the right time, FlightPathTV’s Fletcher McKenzie made the most of his iPhone and point-and-shoot compact camera at Omaka.
The New Zealand International Air Show featured a host of outstanding live broadcast technology aimed at bringing a new “face” to the air-show scene. Sadly, even the “Jetman”, Yves Rossy, did not draw the crowds organisers had hoped for.
Having crossed the Tasman in an Antonov An-2 in 1995, Neville Cameron decided to do the same thing more recently—in a Cessna 150. After following a similar route to Guy Menzies’ first solo trans-Tasman crossing in 1931, Neville was far less popular with the authorities upon his arrival in New Zealand.