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A Short Photo Essay: The 2013 Hamilton Airshow

by Woodrow Walden

My brother and I decided to take my 5 year old son Sam to the Hamilton Airshow this year.  It was the first time in years that we had gone, and we weren’t disappointed!  The big draw for my brother and I, was to see the Mosquito in flight.

The Mosquito has a special place in our hearts, as it was the type of aircraft that our grandfather and my namesake (Woodrow) was lost in while flying across the Atlantic Ocean in the waning days of the Second World War. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get any shots of it in flight as we had to leave before the end of the show. But I was able to get up close to it, and could imagine what it was like to fly it.

Here are a few shots of other aircraft from that day.  Once I have a shot of the Mosquito that I am happy with, I’ll add it to this post…

2013 Hamilton Airshow

Hamilton Airshow FW190

FW190 taxiing

Hamilton Airshow Spitfire


Hamilton Airshow ME262

ME262 taking to the air.

Hamilton Airshow Vought F4U Corsair

Vought F4U Corsair

Hamilton Airshow CF-18

RCAF CF-18 Hornet

Hamilton Airshow COCKSHUTT Aircraft girl

Cockshutt Aircraft Girl

Hamilton Airshow B-25 Mitchell

B-25 Mitchell making it’s run

Hamilton Airshow Lockheed 12

Lockheed 12

Hamilton Airshow Spitfire display

Vintage Look

Hamilton Airshow ME-262 close up

ME-262 closeup

Hamilton Airshow Canso Observation Bubble

Canso Observation Bubble

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