Posts Tagged ‘Competition’

Airscene seeks VIP

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Eastbourne Airbourne Airshow

Venue: Eastbourne Airbourne Airshow

Date: Saturday 16th August

Airscene is giving one lucky person the chance to attend Eastbourne Airshow as a VIP with reviewer Dave Briers.

As a VIP at Eastbourne you can expect: lunch, refreshments and arena side seats in the Pilots Enclosure. The VIP pass also includes a helicopter pleasure flight and the opportunity to meet with, and chat to some of the display pilots.

You will of course be helping Dave; more than likely fetching his tea or holding his spare memory card while he takes the full one out of his Nikon. Dave will be more than happy to give a few pointers if you are a novice and will probably share a wartime story or two (Sorry Dave).

To enter you will need to submit a VALID entry into this years calendar competition before midday on 10th August 2014. Please give your entry the subject “VIP entry” to ensure inclusion in the draw. Give yourself 2 entries in the draw by submitting 2 separate entries (max permitted).

**Anyone who has already submitted an entry can send a blank email with the subject “VIP entry” to be eligible, however Early Entry Phase entries ARE NOT eligible.

Good Luck

Airscene 2014 Airshow Calendar Competition

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Next years competition will officially open on 1st May 2014, there are a few changes from previous years, and it starts with the early entry phase, which opens today.

2013cc winning entry <<< The 2013cc winning entry.

The early entry phase is for photos which were taken during the 2012 airshow season, max 1 entry per person/household in the early entry phase. Shortlisting for this phase will take place in April and there are only 25 places on the shortlist for early entries.

Other changes to nexts years competition include a maximum number of available shortlist places (150 in total including the early entry phase) – each of the 5 months from May to September will have an allocation of 25 places, however unused places will be carried over to the next month.

As usual sponsors will be contacted in the new year, so there are no prizes currently listed, but rest assured there will be a whole pot of goodies up for grabs again.

For further information and to enter please visit

Good Luck!

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What are you doing on sunday 7th July 2013?

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Wrong! Well at least one of you is… One of you (namely the winner of this years calendar competition) will be going to RAF Waddington International Airshow (Waddo as it is affectionately know by its tens of thousands of fans) with a vehicle pass (for vehicle and up to 5 persons) courtesy of the team at Waddington.

Waddo is one of the UK’s biggest and favourite airshows, with typical crowds averaging 140,000.  This year saw the arrival of the Black Eagles in the UK, now there will be some who stop me to credit RIAT with this, but hey… Waddo showcased them first – all credit for having an earlier date in the calendar.

The main purpose of the event is to increase public awareness and understanding of the RAF and its role today. All proceeds from the Air Show are donated to RAF and local charities each year.

The spectacular 7-hour flying display normally features the fabulous Red Arrows, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, the RAF Falcons freefall parachute team and many more military and civilian aircraft from the UK; it is also heavily supported by military forces from around the world. Ground displays include 2 exhibition hangars, funfair, classic cars display, pleasure flying and much more!

To find out more about Waddo Airshow visit

To enter the Airscene 2013 Calendar Competition visit

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You Wont be Disappointed

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

At least thats how Neil Darby closed his review for the Dunsfold Wings & Wheels 2012 with a recommendation to attend in 2013.

Well  – good news – the winner of this years calendar competition and their family (2 adults and up to 3 children) will be going there for FREE courtesy of the Wings and Wheels team and Dunsfold Park (

For those not in the know… Dunsfold Park is the Home of Top Gear’s famous “reaonable priced car” race track. Wings & Wheels itself is a multi-faceted weekend of aviation and motoring entertainment staged over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

If you havent been to Wings and Wheels yet, do check out Neil’s recently posted review at and see what you have been missing.

To quote Neil directly… “This was the third Dunsfold show I have attended , and it just gets better and better each year. Separated out into different ‘Zones’, there is something for everyone. Whether it be 2 wheels or 4, Helicopters or Planes, Military or civil, the show has it covered.”

To enter and to have a chance of winning this and other great prizes, check out the competition page at and get your entry in asap!

Good Luck.

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2013 Calendar Competition

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Less than 4 weeks to go folks, so if you havent got any entries in yet – best pull your fingers out.

Still in discussions and hoping to make at least one more prize announcement later this week.

And finally, all entries submitted now MUST be taken during 2012.

I look forward to receiving your entries,

Good Luck ,


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The Dambusters Raid

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

On May 17th 1943 the Royal Air Force carried out one of the most remarkable raids ever undertaken by any aircrew. On that night a squadron of Lancaster heavy bombers flew at low level across a blacked out Europe, towards the four great dams that delivered water and power to the German industrial heartland of the Ruhr.

That raid is immortalised on the front of the Dambusters T Shirt, and is being given away as runners up prizes in this years Calendar Competition, courtesy of RAF Museum Cosford.

For full prize table so far, and to enter this years competition please visit

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Photographers set to see Red

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

This year entrants in the Airscene 2013 Airshow Calendar Competition will really have a chance to impress this year.

Red Arrows team photographer Corporal Graham Taylor will be picking through those entries which make the shortlist and will award points to his favourite 12 entries.

Airscene is pleased to welcome Graham on board, and feels this will set the bar a little higher.

Before there is a mad rush of Red Arrows entries… please bear in mind that there will be no special treatment (and you also have another 7 judges to please).

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Win a Day with The Red Arrows

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

The Airscene 2013 Airshow Calendar Competition has just got even better with the chance for the overall winner to spend a day with a friend at the home of The Red Arrows. Airscene is delighted to have secured this amazing prize, for which the waiting list is currently between 2 and 3 years.

To see what a day with The Reds would involve, see Dave Briers February report when Airscene was invited to pop along and spend the day….

In addition the Red Arrows are offering 2 limited edition signed prints as Runners Up prizes – which will be detailed once we know more.

The Airscene 2013 Calendar Competition is now open for early entries (e.g. those taken during the 2011 airshow season). For rules, full prize table and to enter please visit

Good Luck.

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Key Publishing Sponsor 7th Annual Calendar Competition

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

The Airscene Calendar Competition is now in its 7th year in the current format and Key Publishing Ltd  are the first of  the prospective sponsors to confirm their continued support for the competition.

As with last year Key have committed to vouchers totally £300 to be spread across the first 3 prize positions as follows:

1st prize – £150 vouchers (to include p&p)

2nd prize – £100 vouchers (to include p&p)

3rd prize – £50 vouchers (to include p&p)

The Airscene 2013 Airshow Calendar competition can be found at

Key Publishing’s portfolio include both trade and consumer magazines, books and DVS’s covering many and varied aviation interests from historic biplanes to the latest military marvels, and flight sims to baggage truck technology. Please visit and visit their online shop.

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One More Competition

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

This years calendar competition is now closed and has been handed over to the judges. Results are published over several days beginning on 16th October and final set on 23rd October.In Airscene’s “One More Competition” I am inviting you to see how close you can get to the overall overall results.

Its not a big prize but I am offering a years free advertising on Airscene to the winner and have arranged the same on the Uradnet banner network of your choosing. (advertising can be for a website or for a specific product placement – websites or products which are deemed to be offensive or indecent will not be promoted).

To enter…

Select your favourite 12 entries from the 83 shortlisted at, then award points from 12 (for the best) down to one point.

Put your selection in a text file (include your name and town at the top) and email to

Entries must be received BEFORE 16th October.

Winner will be the person who has the highest number from the judges selection in their own selection. In the event of a tie, a points system is used for positioning.

Good Luck