RAF Red Arrows

For the final blog post about this year’s Malta International Airshow I’m sharing a collection of photos for the headline act – the display from the Royal Air Force aerobatic team, the Red Arrows. Click on any of the photos to use the gallery viewer. Continue reading RAF Red Arrows

Swiss Air Force PC-7 TEAM

The penultimate set from this year’s Malta International Airshow shows the Swiss Air Force PC-7 TEAM, an aerobatic team of the Swiss Air Force, based on the Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer aircraft. These were much easier to track, as of course the turboprop engine doesn’t really compare with a jet engine. Personally, I find propeller aircraft to be much nicer than jets. But then I … Continue reading Swiss Air Force PC-7 TEAM

Sant’ Antnin and Mdina

The next few throwback photos, including today’s, will feature chapels from the Maltese countryside, part of an ongoing (likely life-long) project to document this very characteristic part of our heritage. Today’s photo shows the chapel dedicated to Sant’ Antnin, below the walls of Mdina. The chapel is part of a disused cemetery, known as Ta’ l-Infetti, referring to its use for burying victims of the … Continue reading Sant’ Antnin and Mdina