RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby clearstone on Fri 01 Feb 2019, 12:51 pm

They flew themselves to Leuchars, Yeovilton and all the Belgian Air Force Days events they've attended.
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Postby capercaillie on Fri 01 Feb 2019, 1:04 pm

Yep, T-17s have been flying to UK shows for the last forty odd years under their own steam, don't think it would be any different now.

As Geoff says rarity value probably just outweighs dynamics here. Now if a couple of Norwegian ones could be persuaded to come for the static. :biggrin:
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Postby The Baron on Fri 01 Feb 2019, 1:29 pm

Very nice addition to the Cosford line up.
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Postby Tommy on Fri 01 Feb 2019, 5:45 pm

Whatbothers have said, not the most dynamic, but rarity value is excellent.

Have the Danes ever displayed at Cosdord before? I can’t recall any time recently.
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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby Abbo46 on Fri 01 Feb 2019, 5:49 pm

Don't believe they have, no.

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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby st24 on Fri 01 Feb 2019, 7:09 pm

Tommy wrote:Whatbothers have said, not the most dynamic, but rarity value is excellent.

Have the Danes ever displayed at Cosdord before? I can’t recall any time recently.

No, but they've displayed at Cosford :tongue: 1997- F-16.
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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby Tommy on Fri 01 Feb 2019, 7:35 pm

Where’s that? Is it local?

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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby PeterR on Sat 09 Feb 2019, 3:55 pm

borismorris wrote:Are they likely to be freighted in? C-130J?
With a flat out speed of under 250kph and a range of around 700k it would be a long ride out from Denmark.

No support aircraft planned to accompany them at this stage. Just the five T-17 aircraft. Great effort from the Danes and I for one am looking forward to seeing them at RAF Cosford.

capercaillie wrote:Now if a couple of Norwegian ones could be persuaded to come for the static. :biggrin:

Would be lovely wouldn't it? However, given the distances involved for them coming from Bardufoss, it's not likely, but I always ask the question! A Sea King Mk.43B comes top of the RNoAF wish list for me personally...
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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby Cole on Sun 10 Feb 2019, 11:28 am

PeterR wrote:
borismorris wrote:A Sea King Mk.43B comes top of the RNoAF wish list for me personally...


Yes Please :smile:
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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby Cole on Sun 10 Feb 2019, 11:29 am

I'm Going to take a guess that the P3 will not be operating from Cosford?
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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby Adamwilliams132 on Sun 10 Feb 2019, 6:02 pm

Cole wrote:I'm Going to take a guess that the P3 will not be operating from Cosford?

Shawbury or Brize at a guess.
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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby CJS on Sun 10 Feb 2019, 8:15 pm

Adamwilliams132 wrote:
Cole wrote:I'm Going to take a guess that the P3 will not be operating from Cosford?

Shawbury or Brize at a guess.


I might be having a slightly hazy memory, but wasn't there a German P-3 slated for a flypast one year recently which was making a detour from a flight over the North Sea anyway? In which case the answer would be: Germany!

I don't remember if it actually made it or not.

Although to be fair I have trouble remembering my own name these days, so it's quite possible the above is entirely fabricated... :surrender:
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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby Abbo46 on Sun 10 Feb 2019, 8:47 pm

Cancelled due to weather on the continent, along with Ramex.
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Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Postby CJS on Sun 10 Feb 2019, 10:18 pm

Cheers :up:
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