RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby craig.mason on Fri 15 Apr 2016, 11:26 am

What's the difference between the CAA rules and the MAA rules???
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby PeterR on Fri 15 Apr 2016, 11:30 am

Any flying display held over MoD land is controlled by the Military Aviation Authority. So obviously the military orgainsed shows (RAF Cosford, RNAS Culdrose & RNAS Yeovilton) but also civilian organised events on MOD sites such as RIAT and Abingdon Air & Country Show. So the show at RAF Scampton would be run on MAA regulations.

The MAA Regulatory Articles are all available in the public domain if you're particularly interested in the minor details...
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby BossMann on Sun 17 Apr 2016, 9:55 am

Thanks to Andy from the FRIAT FORUM for the update on the planned airshow at RAF Scampton in 2017


boff180 wrote:

We had a very short brief on Scampton, update is as follows.

1. This will not be a "RIAT North" or "Waddington moved to Scampton" but a unique new event and will not be aligned with RIAT itself.
2. It is not yet decided whether it will be a one or two day event.
3. It is hoped the first event will be in September next year.

Hope that helps :-)

Andy



I wonder what the RAF Scampton format will be if its not a "RIAT North" or a "Waddington moved to Scampton"?
However based on the comments about the RAFCTE being a charity and having to pay for civilian displays versus military ones being free I hope that it will be a more military show whatever the 'new format'
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby MRTT on Sun 17 Apr 2016, 6:57 pm

Looking forward to the show, has a lot of potential!
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby BossMann on Thu 21 Apr 2016, 8:58 pm

Interview by Andy Armstrong with BBC Radio Lincolnshire regarding the new show at RAF Scampton, I think it is from a few months ago but interesting to hear what he says:

https://audioboom.com/boos/4202054-raf- ... or-airshow

Nice that he said he would like it over 2 days, inviting foreign participation as well as UK military assets and Civilian displays and there will be a static display too. Plus a RIAT style 'techno zone'

Name is yet undecided...

It all sounds great for the new show.. good luck DBH
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby MRTT on Thu 21 Apr 2016, 9:08 pm

Sounds like it should be good, looks like I've chosen the right time to relocate to Lincs!
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby RIAT Air Ops on Sat 23 Apr 2016, 11:34 am

BossMann wrote:Thanks to Andy from the FRIAT FORUM for the update on the planned airshow at RAF Scampton in 2017


boff180 wrote:

We had a very short brief on Scampton, update is as follows.

1. This will not be a "RIAT North" or "Waddington moved to Scampton" but a unique new event and will not be aligned with RIAT itself.
2. It is not yet decided whether it will be a one or two day event.
3. It is hoped the first event will be in September next year.

Hope that helps :-)

Andy



I wonder what the RAF Scampton format will be if its not a "RIAT North" or a "Waddington moved to Scampton"?
However based on the comments about the RAFCTE being a charity and having to pay for civilian displays versus military ones being free I hope that it will be a more military show whatever the 'new format'


Just to correct this perception, ALL UK military items whether flying or static displays are paid for by the event organisers who are also required to accommodate the crews for each aircraft.

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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby craig.mason on Sat 23 Apr 2016, 11:57 am

From what i understand the aircrew were housed at lincoln university halls of residense during waddington airshow but as scampton is in september when kids are back at university not sure were they will stay
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby PeterR on Sat 23 Apr 2016, 3:51 pm

craig.mason wrote:From what i understand the aircrew were housed at lincoln university halls of residense during waddington airshow but as scampton is in september when kids are back at university not sure were they will stay


If it's on the first weekend of September they could still use university halls as traditional most Freshers Weeks begin on the 3rd weekend in September.
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby BossMann on Sun 01 May 2016, 11:50 am

At the FRIAT forum did they mention which weekend in September they may go for?

1st weekend : Clash with Czech Air Fest (annual) and zeltweg, payerne and rivolto whenever they happen
2nd weekend : clash with Sanicole (annual)
3rd weekend : clash with NATO days Ostrava

Looks like no matter what DBH do they will clash with a European event...

And I apologise for the confusion - I meant to say that the foreign military display assets are free so hopefully DBH will concentrate on those to maximise their profits for charity whereas the uk civilian displays and uk military displays will cost them money.
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Re: RAF Scampton air show?

Postby n0143773 on Tue 24 May 2016, 8:50 pm

CJS wrote:
n0143773 wrote:It will never happen. Fact. Just like the time I told you all waddington wasn't coming back. This is the same level of fact.


I love facts like this, they're the best kind :wink:

S/he has gone a little bit quiet haven't they? No doubt they'll pop up soon enough with a most magnanimous :pinkwafer: for us :whistle:

Wissam24 wrote:Superb news for many different reasons. :clap: :clap:

Now, fellas...don't be too smug


Please?


Oh I haven't gone anywhere sunny jim. I stand by what I said. You think those bunch of muppets at DBH really think they know what's going on? No airshow in 2017. Nothing's changed. As you were people.
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby Pringles on Tue 24 May 2016, 10:03 pm

What with the Cosford being so dull recently I've definitely missed this :biggrin:


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Re: RAF Scampton air show?

Postby CJS on Wed 25 May 2016, 5:45 am

n0143773 wrote:
CJS wrote:
n0143773 wrote:It will never happen. Fact. Just like the time I told you all waddington wasn't coming back. This is the same level of fact.


I love facts like this, they're the best kind :wink:

S/he has gone a little bit quiet haven't they? No doubt they'll pop up soon enough with a most magnanimous :pinkwafer: for us :whistle:

Wissam24 wrote:Superb news for many different reasons. :clap: :clap:

Now, fellas...don't be too smug


Please?


Oh I haven't gone anywhere sunny jim. I stand by what I said. You think those bunch of muppets at DBH really think they know what's going on? No airshow in 2017. Nothing's changed. As you were people.


It's not Jim, it's Chris (and it could never be jim by the way). Great to see the tongue in cheek self deprecating humour continues into another thread. ;-)
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Re: RAF Scampton air show?

Postby XX752 on Wed 25 May 2016, 9:03 am

n0143773 wrote:
CJS wrote:
n0143773 wrote:It will never happen. Fact. Just like the time I told you all waddington wasn't coming back. This is the same level of fact.


I love facts like this, they're the best kind :wink:

S/he has gone a little bit quiet haven't they? No doubt they'll pop up soon enough with a most magnanimous :pinkwafer: for us :whistle:

Wissam24 wrote:Superb news for many different reasons. :clap: :clap:

Now, fellas...don't be too smug


Please?


Oh I haven't gone anywhere sunny jim. I stand by what I said. You think those bunch of muppets at DBH really think they know what's going on? No airshow in 2017. Nothing's changed. As you were people.


That appears to be a view NOT supported at so many levels including the RAF / MOD and local councils......
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby CJS on Wed 25 May 2016, 9:44 am

I wonder why...
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Re: RAF Scampton air show?

Postby RIAT Air Ops on Wed 25 May 2016, 9:52 pm

n0143773 wrote:
CJS wrote:
n0143773 wrote:It will never happen. Fact. Just like the time I told you all waddington wasn't coming back. This is the same level of fact.


I love facts like this, they're the best kind :wink:

S/he has gone a little bit quiet haven't they? No doubt they'll pop up soon enough with a most magnanimous :pinkwafer: for us :whistle:

Wissam24 wrote:Superb news for many different reasons. :clap: :clap:

Now, fellas...don't be too smug


Please?


Oh I haven't gone anywhere sunny jim. I stand by what I said. You think those bunch of muppets at DBH really think they know what's going on? No airshow in 2017. Nothing's changed. As you were people.


Classy, I have such admiration for your tact and thoughtful words.
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby UK Airshow Review on Thu 26 May 2016, 5:04 pm

Andy Armstrong announced at a VIP event at RAF Scampton this evening that the first Scampton Airshow will "most likely" take place on the 9th-10th of September 2017.

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The Scampton Airshow will be a two-day event with organisers looking at the second weekend in September, 2017, as the likely date for the first show.

The announcement by airshow organisers was made during the annual Station Commander's Reception at RAF Scampton on Thursday, May 26.

In February, the RAF Charitable Trust announced it had reached an agreement in principle with the Royal Air Force to organise an airshow at the Lincolnshire airfield. Since then, work has been taking place behind-the-scenes to build the team who'll deliver the airshow.

Andy Armstrong, Chief Executive of the new organising company, said: "An immense amount of planning has already taken place to get us to the point however we need to start engaging with the many stakeholders whose support will be essential to delivering a successful Scampton Airshow. I am very grateful to Wing Commander Joanne Campbell for giving us the opportunity to attend her reception and meet some of the people we'll no doubt be working closely with over the coming months."

Mr Armstrong confirmed that the airshow would take place over two days, with September 9-10, 2017 the most likely dates. He said: "For the purposes of planning, we are looking at staging the airshow on the second weekend in September. We now have to go out to all those people and companies we'll be relying on to ensure we have everything in place to stage an exciting and safe airshow. Once this is done, we'll confirm the dates and hopefully have tickets on sale by the end of the year."

Wg Cdr Campbell said: "We are absolutely delighted that RAF Scampton has been chosen to host the Scampton Airshow here in Lincolnshire and we are working closely with the RAF Charitable Trust to help them deliver what promises to be a fantastic two-day event."

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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby Wissam24 on Thu 26 May 2016, 5:11 pm

Straight from the muppet's mouth.
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby Trenchard on Thu 26 May 2016, 5:33 pm

Wissam24 wrote:Straight from the muppet's mouth.


Sorry you're wrong I don't think n0143773 ever said that :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby Comet102 on Thu 26 May 2016, 5:35 pm

Wg Cdr Campbell said: "We are absolutely delighted that RAF Scampton has been chosen to host the Scampton Airshow here in Lincolnshire and we are working closely with the RAF Charitable Trust to help them deliver what promises to be a fantastic two-day event."


Wouldn't it be a bit awkward if RAF Scampton wasn't chosen to the host the Scampton Airshow. :grin:
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby Wes_Howes on Thu 26 May 2016, 5:45 pm

Trenchard wrote:
Wissam24 wrote:Straight from the muppet's mouth.


Sorry you're wrong I don't think n0143773 ever said that :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:



n0143773 wrote:You think those bunch of muppets at DBH really think they know what's going on?


Just joining the dots for you :whistle:
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby Wissam24 on Thu 26 May 2016, 5:57 pm

Wes_Howes wrote:
Trenchard wrote:
Wissam24 wrote:Straight from the muppet's mouth.


Sorry you're wrong I don't think n0143773 ever said that :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:



n0143773 wrote:You think those bunch of muppets at DBH really think they know what's going on?


Just joining the dots for you :whistle:


He was saying that it was n0143773 that's the muppet really!
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Postby Trenchard on Thu 26 May 2016, 6:00 pm

Wissam24 wrote:He was saying that it was n0143773 that's the muppet really!


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Re: RAF Scampton air show?

Postby Adie1980 on Thu 26 May 2016, 6:41 pm

n0143773 wrote:
CJS wrote:
n0143773 wrote:It will never happen. Fact. Just like the time I told you all waddington wasn't coming back. This is the same level of fact.


I love facts like this, they're the best kind :wink:

S/he has gone a little bit quiet haven't they? No doubt they'll pop up soon enough with a most magnanimous :pinkwafer: for us :whistle:

Wissam24 wrote:Superb news for many different reasons. :clap: :clap:

Now, fellas...don't be too smug


Please?


Oh I haven't gone anywhere sunny jim. I stand by what I said. You think those bunch of muppets at DBH really think they know what's going on? No airshow in 2017. Nothing's changed. As you were people.


Oops :lol:
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Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017?

Postby Spiny Norman on Thu 26 May 2016, 6:51 pm

n0143773 wrote:It will never happen. Fact. Just like the time I told you all waddington wasn't coming back. This is the same level of fact.


Well this is awkward.
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