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Airshowhammer wrote:Sea Vixen
Typhoon
Belgian F16
Czech Gripen
Hip & Hind
Patrouille De France

All in the flying so far with still a long way to go. I don't expect too much but I wonder what other gems we could see added? Rafale or Hungarian Gripen?


Sea Vixen isn't down to attend. The Navy Wings listing published earlier today has the Swordfish I down for Biggin Hill.
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My mistake!

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An excellent line up, even if no more are added it's a great job done by the organizers :clap:

• Red Arrows (F)
• RAF Typhoon FGR4 (20th) (F)
• BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire & Hurricane (F)
• The Great War Display Team x10 (F)
• Belgian Air Force F-16 Solo Display (F)
• Bronco Demo Team (F)
• Patrouille de France - Sunday (F)
• B-17 Sally B (F)
• B-25N Mitchell bomber (F)
• Spitfire - BHHH (F)
• Hurricane - BHHH (F)
• TRIG Aerobatic Team (F)
• Breitling Wingwalkers (F)
• G-Force Aerobatics (F)
• Czech Air Force Jas-39C Gripen (F)
• Czech Air Force Mi-35 Hind (F)
• Czech Air Force Mi-171 (F)
• Czech Air Force CASA C-295 (S)
• Swordfish W5856 - TBC (F)
Don't know about those jets ,they spoil a very nice place

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More items will be added. They've requested an A400 to my knowledge, the Chinook hasn't announced its 2017 schedule yet, and we're still waiting for news from the French airforce. Hopefully we'll see at least one of the Alphajet solo/Rafale/Couteau Delta at Biggin. They also confirmed on Facebook that "big warbird news" will be announced soon.

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mafro987daboss wrote:More items will be added. They've requested an A400M to my knowledge, the Chinook hasn't announced its 2017 schedule yet, and we're still waiting for news from the French airforce. Hopefully we'll see at least one of the Alphajet solo/Rafale/Couteau Delta at Biggin. They also confirmed on Facebook that "big warbird news" will be announced soon.


Fingers crossed then !
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mafro987daboss wrote:And we're still waiting for news from the French airforce. Hopefully we'll see at least one of the Alphajet solo/Rafale/Couteau Delta at Biggin.

Biggin Hill have already been allocated Patrouille de France, don't get greedy now... :surrender:

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PeterR wrote:
mafro987daboss wrote:And we're still waiting for news from the French airforce. Hopefully we'll see at least one of the Alphajet solo/Rafale/Couteau Delta at Biggin.

Biggin Hill have already been allocated Patrouille de France, don't get greedy now... :surrender:

Yeah I think we've got all we're getting from the French Air Force.... however.... the French Navy haven't confirmed yet - fingers crossed for the Rafale duo (if they're displaying this year)
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This is the Biggin 100. The allocations are particularly generous this year, and none of the French items have released schedules yet. It's far more likely the French Air Force send another team than the French Navy (with less historical connection to Biggin Hill) send the Rafale duo.

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mafro987daboss wrote:This is the Biggin 100. The allocations are particularly generous this year, and none of the French items have released schedules yet. It's far more likely the French Air Force send another team than the French Navy (with less historical connection to Biggin Hill) send the Rafale duo.


As you say, the Armee de l'Air are much more likely than the Aeronavale. I'm pretty certain the Air Force have participated before, in the days of the much missed Air Fair so it's not entirely out of the question. Unlikely, but not impossible. But then I'd have never expected the amount of Czech support either. Fantastic work by the organising team, that's for sure.
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Worth noting as well that whenever Patrouille De France have confirmed for RIAT the Rafale confirmed at a later date. Biggin have had the Solo Alpha jet and static Rafale in 2010. The Mirage solo in 2008, static Mirage F1 in 2005 & static Alpha Jet in 2009. So its not entirely out of the equation.

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Chinook confirmed (Facebook) for Saturday only

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Patrouille de France confirmed to be displaying on Sunday

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Jumbo wrote:Patrouille de France confirmed to be displaying on Sunday


Nothing to see here, news out of date by 2 months unfortunately!!!

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oops sorry i was just reading the facebook page and it mentioned that they were attending and i thought since it was a recent post it must be a new addition

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2 x Tucano Static announced

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French AF Transall confirmed for static

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BAE Systems Hawk T2 for static !
Don't know about those jets ,they spoil a very nice place

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scottspencer wrote:2 x Tucano Static announced

One of which confirmed to be the 72 Sqn special

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Anyone interested in an arrivals day photography enclosure? If so check out this thread... viewtopic.php?f=2&t=77754

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Swordfish W5865 CANCELLED Unserviceable :sad:
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Three weeks with no news???
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I'm not expecting much more. The flying list is already great and the display is usually only about 4 hours long.

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No. 7 Sqn Chinook added to static display

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Sentinel also added to static

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Cracking line up, in the air and on the ground!!
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