Domvickery wrote:So where's the f-16 operating from? does that also mean the harriers will be operating out of cosford?
Jumbojet380 wrote:Not sure mate, lifted off the Shawbury website. Either way the transit time is less than 5 minutes.
stevebrodie wrote:Any practices / arrivals at Cosford on the saturday?
Jumbojet380 wrote:Dutch F-16 team are currently opting for Birmingham Airport!
Russ wrote:Jumbojet380 wrote:Dutch F-16 team are currently opting for Birmingham Airport!
Very odd, I'm sure BHX will charge them more than RAF Shawbury. That said, would love to see another fast jet at the airport, last one I remember seeing was a Luftwaffe Tornado pre-1988.
Sea King wrote:Jumbojet380 wrote:3x Harriers due into Cosford.
Display aircraft, spare and one for the static display.!
Any idea when the Harriers are due in?
Pen Pusher wrote:TouchDown wrote:I think Shawbury RW is probably too short for F-16 operations without a cable.
I believe Shawbury was one of the dispersal airfields for the V-Bomber force. Plenty long enough
stevebrodie wrote:Anybody have any news on friday/saturday practice slots. weather dont look good at moment, Sunday seems to be the best day of the weekend.
st24 wrote:SY's a 6000 footer -as you say plenty long enough but the Dutch have very strict OR's with regard to using emergency gear. Surely the barrier net would be sufficient for ease of operations?
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