Image Galleries

Abbotsford 2013

 
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Abbotsford 2012

 
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1962 through 1971

  • This Globemaster was on display at the 1964 show.
  • RCAF Maritime Command Neptune at Abbotsford '63.
  • CF-5 makes first Canadian appearance at Abbotsford (66)
  • 3-ship of CF-101 Voodoos high speed pass (1968)
  • Large crowds attended the 1967 Abbotsford Airshow.  The RAF Vulcan bomber made its first appearance at Abbotsford in 1967.
  • Brand new shiny C-141A Starlifter at Abbotsford '65.
  • A CF-104 Starfighter and CF-101 Voodoo formation display was a part of the special Centennial displays in 1967.
 


1972 through 1981
  • This satellite images shows the entire 1980 show line.
  • 1978 was the only appearance at Abbotsford of the Royal Navy Lynx helicopter.
  • CF-104 Starfighter at the 1977 show.
  • The Snowbirds at Abbotsford in the 1970s
  • A pair of Labrador helicopters perform over an RAF Shorts Belfast (1970s)
  • Conair Aviation performs a firefighting demonstration with their DC-6 tanker sometime in the 1970s.
  • Always a crowd favourite, the Vulcan bomber performs here at the 1977 show.
 


1982 through 1991
  • Another view of the vast array of aircraft that were on static display in the 1980s (1988)
  • 3 Oregon ANG F-4 Phantoms perform at the '87 show.
  • CF-101 Voodoos last appearance at Abbotsford (83)
  • A look at the hot ramp at Abbotsford '86
  • Abbotsford 1990 - Battle of Britain flyby
  • CF-100 Canuck flyby at Abbotsford in 1981.  With its retirement loomong, this was the last appearance of the CF-100.
  • Partial view of the spectator area at the 1988 show.
 


1992 through 2001
  • The CAF painted their demo CF-5 Freedom Fighter in this fantastic scheme in the early 90s. (1992)
  • Ukrainian MiG-29s perform at the 1992 Airshow.
  • Rare formation of the 4 participating nations at the 1993 show.
  • Rare formation with the leads of the 4 teams at the 1995 show
  • B-1B Lancer breaks to land upon arrival at the 2001 Abbotsford Airshow.
  • Lee Oman walks the wing of Jimmy Franklin's Waco at the 1992 show.
  • Aerial view of the 1995 Abbotsford Airshow
 


Abbotsford 2008
  • Kent Pietsch lands his Interstate Cadet on a truck
  • B-25 Mitchell
  • F/A-18F Super Hornet closes in on Mach 1
  • Bill Carter in the Pitts
  • Thunderbirds
  • Aerial view of the heavy static ramp Thursday evening
  • CF-18 Hornet
  • Harvard
  • CH-146 Griffon
  • Heavy static ramp
  • HH-65 Dolphin
 
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Abbotsford 2009
  • Canadian Forces ground assault demo
  • RAF E-3 Sentry
  • Snowbirds
  • CF-18, F-86 and CT-114 of the Centennial Heritage Flight
  • A-26 Invader from the Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum in Hillsboro, OR
  • F/A-18F Super Hornet
  • Tutor painted in Golden Centennaire colours
  • Bud Granley in the T-6 Texan
  • Bob, Roy and Ken on the announcer's stand
  • Spectators take in the static displays
  • A-10 Thunderbolt on static
  • Evening Snowbirds arrival at YXX
 
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Abbotsford 2010
  • SkyHawks
  • F-86 Hawk One and CT-114 in Golden Centennaires paint scheme
  • Avro Lancaster
  • Early morning FOD check on the hot ramp
  • Chalet Row
  • John Mohr barnstorming in the Stearman
  • US Navy Legacy Flight
  • AV8FX pyro display
  • A-1 Skyraider
  • CF Heritage Flight
  • Snowbirds
  • Heavy static ramp
 
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Abbotsford 2011

  • Hawk One and Bud Granley in his T-6
  • Canadian Forces ground assault demonstration
  • Two CF-18s fly past a CH-146 Griffon
  • Snowbirds solo cross
  • T-28 Trojans
  • Jet powered outhouse
  • USAF Heritage Flight (A-1 Skyraider and A-10 Thunderbolt)
  • A-1 Skyraider
  • Rob Holland in the MX2
  • Spitfire
  • Kent Pietsch in the Interstate Cadet
  • SkyHawks pose in front of their jump platform; a USAF C-17
 
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