In this issue you will find:
Danish ‘57 Oval
Tomas had been dreaming of building an early-styled Cal Look ride for eons and the Oval proved the ideal canvas for his vision, a Cal Look ’57 sedan featuring a hint of Old Speed.
’58 Ghia back on the road!
Abandoned for 35 years, including 25 under a tree, it was saved by two consecutive VW enthusiasts.
Sechs Volt Racing
Florian Kalff makes no apologies about the rusty shape of his Oval. Through his 34 years of ownership, he has grown very attached to it: this 1957 sedan which he rescued back in… 1989.
Apal Jet Dune Buggy
David was interested in the Apal Jet’s design. He considers it an interesting vehicle, while being a bridge between VWs and American cars, his passions!
Eric Latour went against the grain with his Thing/181. Perfect details and a show-level finish a true award winner.
1959 Double Door
Chris wanted his vehicle to display a unique interior with wood playing centre stage. A beautiful result!
European VW Show Calendar
Most European air-cooled VW shows listed on one page.
AirTist: Steve Parsons
13 Years AirMighty, so we had the Collectors-Edition cover made into a real piece of (VW) art!
Check out if your car picture made it on these pages of AirMighty Magazine #52.
El Dub’s Column
What’s your choice of exhaust systems?
Big Wednesday 2023
Skip Work And Surf! The historic San O Surf Beach in California was the place to be to enjoy a great and relaxed day with friends, VWs and a day of surfing.
OFDC Meet at Le Mans Classic
A record 235,000 pilgrims flocked to Le Mans for “The Classic”, enjoying a long weekend in late June, to see 800 race cars in action on the iconic track, and 8000 more in club displays on the grounds.
We had the opportunity to join 12 Schwimmers heading through the Centre of a capital European city. Our reporter Tom Wheatley jumped aboard and captured it for us.
VW Bus Festival 2023
The Hannover Messe in North Germany was the place to be on 23-25 June, 2023. This was to be the largest VW Bus meet-up of its kind! There were VW fans from 35 nations, 6,000 VW camper vans - from the vintage T1s to the latest Transporter models.
AirMighty Cruise to the VW Bus Festival
It’s always better and way more fun to travel with fellow VW lovers than alone. So, we organised a little cruise from the Netherlands to the VW Bus Festival in Hannover, Germany.
Hoffmann Speedster Classic Day #2
It was time for the second edition of the Hoffmann Speedster Classic Day in Hattingen, Germany. We were out for a full day of sunshine and summer heat, with 38° degrees, At a superb location, the LWL Henrichshütte Industrial Museum, they welcomed again hundreds of cars.
HangarZ 10th Anniversary
Our friends at HangarZ organised their 10th Anniversary meeting in Nazareth, Belgium. So, of course, we had to check it out and enjoy this show.
Kronenbus “L’Evil Air Fest”!
4,000 visitors gathered in a small village in the northeast of France called Leyviller for the Kronenbus VW weekend including a lot of live (metal) bands playing!