Saturday, July 22, 2006

Farnborough Air Show - 22 July 2006

After a stiflingly hot morning, the rain and thunder clouds arrived on cue with the Red Arrows.

There was time to see the new Airbus A340 and then the giant of the piece, the A380,
Inside the A380The new Airbus A380
Ospreythe VTOL Osprey and the Apache helicopter doing acrobatics normally only associated with fixed wing aircraft before the rain set in properly and the temperature dropped dramatically. We had gone completely unprepared for such weather so, regretfully, beat a very soggy retreat home.

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