2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby tuska2 on Sun 03 Jun 2018, 6:16 am

Me neither! even the weather gods will surely want to take a day off for this one!
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby davidjones533 on Fri 08 Jun 2018, 12:44 pm

PARTICIPATION UPDATE:

G 120TP – QinetiQ (Static)
H125 – QinetiQ (Static)
Falcon 50M – French Navy (Flying) but replacing the Atlantique 2 which has cancelled
F-16BM Fighting Falcon – Royal Danish Air Force (Static) - in addition to the display aircraft.
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby Tommy on Fri 08 Jun 2018, 12:48 pm

Second time in a row the FN Atlantique binning it. The Falcon 50 is rare as all hell, so great effort from the French Navy to replace it but still...

I was really looking forward to that Atlantique. Alas. :sad:
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby Andyperkins on Fri 08 Jun 2018, 12:58 pm

That is a shame about the Atlantique but providing a replacement aircraft certainly takes some of the sting out of it :smile:
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby davidjones533 on Fri 08 Jun 2018, 12:58 pm

Me too - I was gutted last year and am gutted again.

However, every cloud etc. so credit to them for offering a replacement, and for that replacement to be itself quite rare and interesting.
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby Tom105 on Fri 08 Jun 2018, 1:00 pm

Real shame about the atlanticque still yet to see one however the falcon is a nice addition look forward to it!
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby The Baron on Fri 08 Jun 2018, 3:33 pm

Falcon 50 suits me! Rare as anything to get a flying display from one so I'm happy. Saw the Atlantique at La Ferté Alais anyway...
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby Andyperkins on Mon 11 Jun 2018, 8:54 pm

Looks like they are bringing some of the museum pieces out for static display...

Sea Hawk FGA6 – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Wasp HAS1– Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Sea King HAS5 – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Wessex V – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby vulcanshammer on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 11:01 am

Andyperkins wrote:Looks like they are bringing some of the museum pieces out for static display...

Sea Hawk FGA6 – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Wasp HAS1– Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Sea King HAS5 – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Wessex V – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)


Lovely stuff, do we know if the Sea Hawk is WV908?
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby capercaillie on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 11:36 am

vulcanshammer wrote:
Andyperkins wrote:Looks like they are bringing some of the museum pieces out for static display...

Sea Hawk FGA6 – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Wasp HAS1– Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Sea King HAS5 – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Wessex V – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)


Lovely stuff, do we know if the Sea Hawk is WV908?


That one is stored at Shawbury until they can find time/funds to fix it I thought.
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby vulcanshammer on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 11:59 am

capercaillie wrote:
vulcanshammer wrote:
Andyperkins wrote:Looks like they are bringing some of the museum pieces out for static display...

Sea Hawk FGA6 – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Wasp HAS1– Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Sea King HAS5 – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)
Wessex V – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Static)


Lovely stuff, do we know if the Sea Hawk is WV908?


That one is stored at Shawbury until they can find time/funds to fix it I thought.


Thanks, I didn't know that. What a delight it would be to see her and the Sea Vixen back in the air together.
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Re: 2018 Yeovilton Air Day

Postby Andyperkins on Thu 14 Jun 2018, 3:07 pm

Not sure when it happened but noticed these have cancelled...

L-159 ALCA - Czech Air Force
C-130J-30 Hercules - Royal Norwegian Air Force
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