RIAT 2018 wishlist

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edhunter
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My wishlist for next year's show is as follows;

Gripen-e
RC-135
Mi-28
Mig-21
Mig-25
C-2
E-6b
E-8
E-2c/d
Mig-31
C-5
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Adie1980
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Sunshine
A cloudbase higher than 1500ft between 10am and 6pm
B2 (Saturday only)
:grin:
Attending Daks over Normandy (Duxford), Yeovilton Air Day 2019, RIAT 2019 & Bournemouth Air Festival 2019

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Adie1980 wrote:Sunshine
A cloudbase higher than 1500ft between 10am and 6pm
B2 (Saturday only)
:grin:


:grin:

Only 360 days to go.............

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And I already have my hotel booked for next year.

ukaskew
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Osprey on the Sunday. Could hardly complain this year with the line-up but that would have topped it off nicely.

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Separate special event/ fly-by for each of the 3 days just to annoy those who choose to only go for one day and then moan they picked the wrong day.

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Would love to see a Hind flying & up close on the ground

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jason82wells wrote:Would love to see a Hind flying & up close on the ground


A trip to Old warden will fix that. A wonderful venue :biggrin:

Andy :smile:

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Not sure if it's possible to do, but given its the centenary of the RAF, it would be nice to see as many commonwealth countries as possible present. Have the Australian Roulettes ever visited before? Would it even be logistically possible?

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Blue Skies.

Flying:
B1
B52
Return of the Ukrainians and Poles.
Turkish Stars
Swedish Historic Flight (Good chance next year)
Romainian Mig 21
Patrouille De France
Spanish Navy Harrier
Norwegian Starfighter
Italian AMX
Bounty Hunters Super Hornet

Static:
One of the few remaining EA-6B Prowlers. (last chance before 2019)
E2 Hawkeye
C5 Galaxy
AN-124
French Mirage 2000C
US KC-10
Pakistani Mirage 5

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2018 should be the biggest flying/static display possible, celebrating the centenary of the RAF - maybe extend the display time by half an hour each day. One would expect significant US contribution (again); it's not entirely out of the realm of possibility to expect the B-2 back, but in even bigger capacity - the close military partnership between the two countries should be recognised - indeed the 8 AF were very significant during WW II.

But really, given the lengthy planning 2018 has been under (the potential rumours for debuts), I think it could be 'historic'...

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Lots & lots of British ( and any other stuff used by the RAF ) kit covering the whole period the RAF have been in existance.
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F 106, f 105, b 47, mig 21, su 15, mig 25, tu 128, tu 22, tu 22m, gloster javelin, ee lightning, ee canberra, an 22, blackburn beverley, j 8 finback, su 24, mig 23, b 36. All in the flying display please :grin: .

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Being realistic for once.
Polish Seasprite
A-4
Mig-29
An-12
RC-135
NATO C-17
Anything else Japanese apart from the 767
Anything from China
French TB-30/E-3/C-135
any Orions and french Atlantique
helicopters from Italy/Holland/France/ Norway/Sweden
oh and more C-130's and you can never have enough Herks!

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Brevet Cable wrote:Lots & lots of British ( and any other stuff used by the RAF ) kit covering the whole period the RAF have been in existance.


After the more than half decent way the USAF supported this years event I can only hope that there is some way of making a decent British event.
Not sure the great war display team will cut it though..

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Brevet Cable
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I enjoyed their appearance there in 2008.
As for RAF support....it's not just that - in my opinion they really need to attract as many of the declining number of privately owned ex-RAF types ( both piston & jet ) even if they're just on static.
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Anything Greek if the Same Girl from the Phantom stand comes back!

Wes...

alans895
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For me, Frecce Tricolori & French Mirages. Couldn't get there this year, but will buy Mach 3 as soon as it goes on sale for 2018.

Can anybody tell me when they start selling FRIAT tickets, and how fast do Mach 3 tickets usually sell out?

Regards,


Alan
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hi,
well... a representative a/c from every surviving squadron, invite as many countries that have been associated with the RAF, :clap: try for the Blue Angels, and any USN a/c-helicopters around...just think if the Bush had been a week earlier... :rock:
Any a/c museum/private with RAF connections in a time-line up, similar to the 2003 celerbration of flight scenario... :yahoo:

regards,
dave...

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Blue Angels
RAF Tonka Display
Representative unit from every RAF Squadron
Preserved airframes brought in like Lightning / Buc/ Phantom/ Harrier...
XH558 granted ferry flight to show..
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AARDVARK wrote:Blue Angels


Performing on the weekend of RIAT. Fingers crossed for 2019! :smile:

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Airshowhammer wrote:
AARDVARK wrote:Blue Angels


Performing on the weekend of RIAT. Fingers crossed for 2019! :smile:

Damn lol
Well I guess the Thunderbirds again ?lol

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Massive RAF flyby, and with that i mean atleast 25 aircraft.

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spotterwilliam wrote:Massive RAF flyby, and with that i mean atleast 25 aircraft.


Have we got 25 ??

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I think they have their work cut out as Im trying to think of how the RAF can provide something really spectacular (in the air). Every year, it seems to be foreign aiircraft that provide the highlights so its very hard to think of something.

Flying Harrier from USA? (I know, a big long shot)

Mossie?

Even mass Spitfire flights are relatively common ...its a tough one
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