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by tu16
Tue 02 Jan 2018, 7:04 pm
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: The Scottish International Airshow (Ayr seafront) 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 26106

Re: The Scottish International Airshow (Ayr seafront) 2018

Excellent news, especially following the Daily Record report that there will be a break in 2019 due to council funding issues (although they are committing to 2020).
by tu16
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 12:11 pm
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Jersey 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 18162

Re: Jersey 2017

Loved the Draken, got to see a flying Lansen . A visit to Jersey is worth it for the flying Swedes alone. Forgot how big an Alize is.
BTW, was the Castle open?
by tu16
Mon 11 Sep 2017, 7:52 am
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Jersey 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 18162

Re: Jersey 2017

Timetable up on the website.... features A400 flypast (assuming that aircraft isn't off to the Caribbean?) and a Learjet.

Couple of nice formations for the French and Swedes prior to their solos.

I expect the weather to mean a BBMF no-show though.
by tu16
Sun 10 Sep 2017, 4:35 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Sanicole Sunset Airshow 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3520

Re: Sanicole Sunset Airshow 2017

"Nice set, RIAT are you watching, how easy was that to take four common aircraft and make a spectactular fly past"

You mean like the one to celebrate the Red Arrows 50th, with the PDF Alpha instead of the Saudi Hawk? Belgian copycats.

Anyway, great photos - Rafale "looks" great.
by tu16
Tue 05 Sep 2017, 7:31 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Typhoon display and flares
Replies: 2
Views: 1278

Typhoon display and flares

I assume that Typhoons carry flares but have never seen one use them in a display... any ideas why not?
by tu16
Tue 25 Jul 2017, 4:24 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2018 discussion
Replies: 6194
Views: 726279

Re: RIAT 2018 discussion

Yes, but you are in Eire, where there has not been a Shoreham-type accident. It would be interesting to see how other European regulators would have responded to a similar event taking place at an airshow in their country.
by tu16
Sat 22 Jul 2017, 3:08 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)
Replies: 5050
Views: 796180

Re: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)

You forgot several paragraphs on the FRIAT experience
by tu16
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 8:39 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2018 discussion
Replies: 6194
Views: 726279

Re: RIAT 2018 discussion

Out of interest, how much money did the Swiss throw at their event?
by tu16
Wed 05 Jul 2017, 9:17 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: 2017 Meeting L'Air BA113 (Saint-Dizier)
Replies: 6
Views: 2116

Re: 2017 Meeting L'Air BA113 (Saint-Dizier)

Is that Couteau Delta using two special tail Mirages for the display with the desert camo as the spare? If so, a repeat for next week would be nice.
by tu16
Wed 05 Jul 2017, 8:00 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)
Replies: 5050
Views: 796180

Re: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)

Maybe the 130 aircraft "on the ground" includes the various support aircraft which come and go.
by tu16
Tue 04 Jul 2017, 9:11 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)
Replies: 5050
Views: 796180

Re: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)

Excellent update.... still no sign of the Breitling Jet Team despite it being on their website for a while... maybe this Thursday's update?
by tu16
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 9:30 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Sea Vixen XP924 Thread
Replies: 484
Views: 127773

Re: Sea Vixen XP924 Thread

Harrier - agreed.... or Lightning..... maybe a Phantom?
by tu16
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 12:49 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)
Replies: 5050
Views: 796180

Re: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)

Don't the A4s have a day job that might preclude an arrival before Friday afternoon, after the display?
by tu16
Sun 04 Jun 2017, 9:49 am
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Torbay 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 3381

Torbay 2017

Its Torbay this weekend, first big seaside show of 2017 - looked like a bumper crowd on the web feed yesterday - anybody go? Were the Reds and Typhoon the same as last year - was there a crowd rear arrival?
by tu16
Sat 20 May 2017, 11:27 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)
Replies: 5050
Views: 796180

Re: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)

You missed the Greek F4 Dean.... oh yeah, that was here last year, so totally dull......
by tu16
Sat 20 May 2017, 10:20 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)
Replies: 5050
Views: 796180

Re: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)

This is all bordering on wish list.

Isn't the issue with the Ukrainians money? You need quite deep pockets - or have they changed their policy?

Astounded that, given the line up so far, anybody is saying it needs a stand out item.
by tu16
Mon 15 May 2017, 1:09 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Abingdon Air & Country Show 2017
Replies: 174
Views: 40710

Re: Abingdon Air & Country Show 2017

Any comments on the actual display? New display line, acts, etc?
by tu16
Tue 09 May 2017, 10:31 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Sea Vixen XP924 Thread
Replies: 484
Views: 127773

Re: Sea Vixen XP924 Thread

I think that the Harrier is one of small number of aircraft that could produce a "Vulcan effect" and see a large increase in crowd numbers were it to make it onto the display circuit.
by tu16
Sun 07 May 2017, 7:47 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: Rhymes Farm
Replies: 20
Views: 7147

Re: Rhymes Farm

I would be amazed if Rhymes ever reopened.
by tu16
Tue 02 May 2017, 3:59 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton & Culdrose Air Days
Topic: 2017 Yeovilton Airday
Replies: 416
Views: 117926

Re: 2017 Yeovilton Airday

So 2001 is the only time that they actually took part in a flying display? I remember that was to be the year of the Harbin H-5 before its untimely demise, although I guess that would just have been for static.
by tu16
Thu 13 Apr 2017, 2:15 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)
Replies: 5050
Views: 796180

Re: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)

Superb update.... let's hope the Italian Tornado doesn't bust the display line this year.

Re the Midnight Hawks - is a support C295 likely, or do they still have a serviceable FK27? Also, I know the Thunderbirds brought in 2 support C17s in 2007 - did they both stay on static?
by tu16
Mon 03 Apr 2017, 5:33 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017
Replies: 991
Views: 241214

Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

"Anyway Frecce Tricolori also going to Sanicole, which means so far the Reds won't be joined by any of their national aerobatic team counterparts unless they are 'shared' and display at Scampton on Saturday...."

Have Patrulla Aguila released their dates yet?.....
by tu16
Sun 02 Apr 2017, 7:43 pm
Forum: European Events
Topic: Malta 2017
Replies: 37
Views: 15406

Re: Malta 2017

Turkish Stars for Malta if I read their website correctly.
by tu16
Sun 02 Apr 2017, 7:40 pm
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Bournemouth Air Festival 2017
Replies: 139
Views: 45426

Re: Bournemouth Air Festival 2017

"The Belgian f16 was certainly on the cards but unfortunately wasn't logistical. The team wanted to have a nearby airport that had a cable in case of an emergency and the nearest airport would be Yeovilton." Which cable-capable airfield will the Belgians require when they display at Biggin...
by tu16
Wed 15 Mar 2017, 11:57 am
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 67215

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

Possible big turn out from the Czechs according to reports.