UEFA Champions League Charter Traffic & Business Jets at Gloucestershire Airport

On the 3rd of June, the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus was held at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. In order to transport thousands of fans to the game, the Welsh FA chartered hundreds of flights into airports around the South West of the United Kingdom.

Iberia, Alitalia, Vueling, Air Europa, Sprint Air and many others, including private charters, flew into airports in the region. On the day, I headed to my local airport, Gloucestershire Staverton Airport, to catch some of the action! All photos are mine, taken with a Canon EOS 700D & EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM zoom lens.

SP-SPE taxiing to Runway 27

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RAF Cosford Airshow 2017

On the 11th of June, RAF Cosford played host to its annual airshow, one of the UK’s top aviation events. TWA Contributor Harry Tudor (@bhx_spotting on Instagram) attended the show and snapped this fantastic selection of pictures, using a Nikon D3300 and Sigma 150-600mm DG OS HSM Contemporary lens.

One of the first acts of the day was GliderFX Display Team pilot Guy Westgate, performing in Grob 109B Vigilant T.1 G-OSPX. The aircraft performed a variety of stunts, fulfilled with smoke trails from the wings and fuselage!

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