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La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Dates are the usual Pentecost week-end: May, 18-19th.

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The flying programme is available on the AJBS website (https://letempsdeshelices.fr/plateau-aerien/).

PARAGLIDERS

TEAM RAVEN
Vans RV-8 :
G-EGRV
G-SOUT
G-CISM
G-CIBM
G-MAXV
G-VFDS

WORLD WAR I ACES
F-AYDR | Fokker Dr.I Dreidecker Triplan
F-AZVD | Fokker Dr.I Dreidecker Triplan
F-BCXD | Stampe SV4 A
F-AZTT | Bücker Bü 131 Jungman
F-JFWX | Stampe SV4 RS
F-JBKL | Stampe SV4 RS
F-AZCY | Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 (rep)
F-AZCN | Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 (rep)
F-JAQO | Stampe SV4 RS
F-AYKG | Casa 1131 E Jungmann
F-BCGQ | Stampe SV4 A

MAUBOUSSIN 125 / KLEM 35D
F-PCES | Mauboussin 125 Corsaire
F-AZTK | Klem KL35D

LYSANDER
G-CCOM | Westland Lysander V9312

PIPER CUB
F-GHIP | Piper L-4B Grasshopper

PARATROOPERS

D DAY
F-AZOX | Douglas C-47 B Skytrain
F-AZJS | Supermarine Sptifire PR MK XIX
F-AYXX | Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIVe
G-CLNV | North American P-51D-30NT

DAKOTA
F-AZOX | Douglas C-47 B Skytrain

SPITFIRE / MUSTANG
F-AYXX | Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIVe
G-CLNV | North American P-51D-30NT

TORA TORA TORA
F-AZBQ | North American T-6G
F-AZBE | North American T-6G
F-AZBL | North American AT-6G Texan
F-AZCQ | North American T-6G
F-AZGB | North American T-6 Harvard (CCF Harvard Mk IV)
F-AZRB | North American AT-6D
F-AZRD | North American AT-6D Harvard III
F-AZSC | North American AT-6D
F-AZVN | North American T-6G
F-HLEA | North American T-6G
F-AZZM | AT6M « Zero »
F-AZKU | Curtiss P-40N5 Warhawk
F-AZJR | Boeing-Stearman PT-13 D Kaydet
F-AZNF | Naval Aircraft Factory N3N

PACIFIC
F-AZEG | Chance-Vought F4U-5NL
G-PBYA | Canadian Vickers PBY-5A Canso (Catalina)

DIE LUFTWAFFE
F-AZJU | Junker Ju-52/3m
F-AZCE | Pilatus P2-06
F-AZRA | Storch Fi-156

NORMANDIE NIEMEN
F-AZLY | Yakovlev Yak-3 UA

NIGHT WITCHES
F-AZDB | Polikarpov Po-2

VOLTIGE MODERNE EVAA
Extra 330 X 3

STINSON
F-GPJS | Stinson SR-10C Reliant

SPITFIRE
F-AZJS | Supermarine Spitfire PR.XIX PS890

SEA FURY
F-AYCF | Hawker Sea Fury FB Mk 11 (WJ298)

WINGWALKER
N450D | Boeing PT-13D Kaydet

VIETNAM
F-AZKM | North American OV-10 B Bronco
F-AYVF | North American T-28B Trojan
F-AZHR | North American T-28S Fennec
F-AYBA | North American T-28B
F-AZQV | North American T-28C Trojan
F-GRCE | Bell 206 Jet Ranger

DASSAULT / SOCATA
F-AZKT | Dassault Flamant MD311
F-AYYD | Socata TB-30 Epsilon
F-AYOB | Socata TB-30 Epsilon

AMELIA
F-AZLL | Lockheed L-12 Electra

AÉROCLUB DE FRANCE
F-HHEV | Cap222
F-HCSA | Extra 300 LP
F-HBOB | Pitts S2B
D-ENIR | Beech F33 Bonanza Voltige
F-WPAE | MX Aircraft MXS
F-GKYF | Fouga CM 170 Magister
F-HDND | Fouga CM 170 Magister
F-GSYD | Fouga CM 170 Magister
F-AZZD | Fouga CM 170 Magister

ADRIENNE BOLLAND
F-AZMB | Caudron G3
F-AZPG | Blériot XI²

MÉMORIAL FLIGHT
F-AZZN | Royal Aircraft Factory BE.2f
F-AZFP | Spad XIII

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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I was prepared for the absence of the mightily impressive Aeronavale contribution of the Hawkeye & Rafales flypast & role demo's, but where's the Zephyr, Magister & BR.1150 Alize? Where's the F-86 Sabre, Me-262 Rep' & the FAF Rafale Demo'?
There's normally a 'biggie' role-demo' from an Atlantique or Transall in the past, a Luftwaffe C-130 more recently, so maybe a FAF A400 this year. Don't see a Skyraider either or the British Warbird contingent? :face_with_raised_eyebrow:

Hopefully that flying programme is going to be enhanced over the next 6 weeks with some nice additions? PdF have self-confirmed for both days, but that's not of primary interest for me. :grimacing:

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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You have Team Raven istead, stop complaining.
"The surrogate voice of st24"

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Will Team Raven have pyro's in their show? If so, how many of the aircraft can we expect to see burning? :wink:

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Stagger2 wrote:
Sat 09 Mar 2024, 1:29 am
I was prepared for the absence of the mightily impressive Aeronavale contribution of the Hawkeye & Rafales flypast & role demo's,
These are just Your guesses, or their absence has been announced and I'm missed it out?
Stagger2 wrote:
Sat 09 Mar 2024, 1:29 am
Where's [...] FAF Rafale Demo'?
Simply not added yet?

I'm still hesitating whether to go this year, as the program isn't exciting at the moment.

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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The French Navy (Aeronavale) has stated officially it will NOT be supporting any domestic or overseas Airshows this 2024 Year. They are not even attending the NTM24 at Schleswig Jagel in June. :open_mouth:
Their displays have been a significant & very welcome participation at La-Ferte-Alais & they were magnificent at Melun-Villaroche Air Legend last September! :sunglasses:

An E-2 Hawkeye flying-display in Europe is a superb treat & remains rare, even in the USA.

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Maybe You are right but here and here les Rafale de la chasse embarquée are listed as flying.

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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+ Swiss F/A-18 Hornet

If they manage to organize MS.406 like last year, there will be a chance for nice heritage formation.

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Pablo Zibi wrote:
Sun 07 Apr 2024, 2:33 pm
+ Swiss F/A-18 Hornet

If they manage to organize MS.406 like last year, there will be a chance for nice heritage formation.
Like so? (Ferté 2018)

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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As we approach 6 weeks until the 2024 edition, I can't seem to find a current 'Flying List' for the show? I need to see some serious additional content added before committing to travel for this show.
The listing most easily found is way too lightweight to be attractive to me! :disappointed:

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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After a couple of weeks self confirmation, the Swiss Air Force F18 has found its way on the la Ferte Alais website and the Rafale C also displaying.

https://letempsdeshelices.fr/plateau-aerien/

Personally, after going to this show over the years and particularly the excellent 2023 event, my heart is not quite in to going to the 2024 one as yet.

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Rumors of Fighter Collection P-40F Warhawk (G-CGZP) and Ultimate Warbirds' P-47 (G-THUN) being added to the flightline.

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Official update (additions in bold):

PARAGLIDERS

TEAM RAVEN
Vans RV-8 :
G-EGRV
G-SOUT
G-CISM
G-CIBM
G-MAXV
G-VFDS

WORLD WAR I ACES
F-AYDR | Fokker Dr.I Dreidecker Triplan
F-AZVD | Fokker Dr.I Dreidecker Triplan
F-BCXD | Stampe SV4 A
F-AZTT | Bücker Bü 131 Jungman
F-AZCY | Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 (rep)
F-AZCN | Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 (rep)
F-AYKG | Casa 1131 E Jungmann
F-BCGQ | Stampe SV4 A
F-BCNL | Morane-Saulnier MS-317

MAUBOUSSIN 125 / KLEM 35D
F-PCES | Mauboussin 125 Corsaire
F-AZTK | Klem KL35D

LYSANDER
G-CCOM | Westland Lysander V9312

PIPER CUB
F-GHIP | Piper L-4B Grasshopper

PARATROOPERS
Dropped from French Air Force CASA CN-235

D DAY
F-AZOX | Douglas C-47 B Skytrain
F-AZJS | Supermarine Sptifire PR MK XIX
F-AYXX | Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIVe
G-CLNV | North American P-51D-30NT
G-CGZP | Curtiss P40 F WarHawk

DAKOTA
F-AZOX | Douglas C-47 B Skytrain

SPITFIRE
F-AZJS| Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIVe

HORNET SOLO DISPLAY F/A-18 SWISS
Boeing F/A-18 Hornet


DIE LUFTWAFFE
F-AZJU | Junker Ju-52/3m
F-AZCE | Pilatus P2-06
F-AZRA | Storch Fi-156

NORMANDIE NIEMEN
F-AZLY | Yakovlev Yak-3 UA

NIGHT WITCHES
F-AZDB | Polikarpov Po-2

TORA TORA TORA
F-AZBQ | North American T-6G
F-AZBE | North American T-6G
F-AZBL | North American AT-6G Texan
F-AZCQ | North American T-6G
F-AZGB | North American T-6 Harvard (CCF Harvard Mk IV)
F-AZRB | North American AT-6D
F-AZRD | North American AT-6D Harvard III
F-AZSC | North American AT-6D
F-AZVN | North American T-6G
F-HLEA | North American T-6G
F-AZZM | AT6M « Zero »
F-AZJR | Boeing-Stearman PT-13 D Kaydet
F-AZNF | Naval Aircraft Factory N3N
G-CGZP | Curtiss P40 F WarHawk

PACIFIC
F-AZEG | Chance-Vought F4U-5NL
G-PBYA | Canadian Vickers PBY-5A Canso (Catalina)

Modern AEROBATIC EVAA
Extra 330 X 3

PATROUILLE DE FRANCE

AMELIA
F-AZLL | Lockheed L-12 Electra

DASSAULT / SOCATA
F-AZKT | Dassault Flamant MD311
F-AYYD | Socata TB-30 Epsilon
F-AYOB | Socata TB-30 Epsilon

MUSTANG X-RAY
Pilatus PC21 X 2


WINGWALKER
N450D | Boeing PT-13D Kaydet

SEA FURY
F-AYCF | Hawker Sea Fury FB Mk 11 (WJ298)

RAFALE SOLO DISPLAY
Dassault Rafale C


STINSON
F-GPJS | Stinson SR-10C Reliant

HERITAGE FLIGHT
G-SXIV | Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIVe
G-CLNV | North American P-51D-30NT
G-THUN | Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
Dassault Rafale C

VIETNAM
F-AZKM | North American OV-10 B Bronco
F-AYVF | North American T-28B Trojan
F-AZHR | North American T-28S Fennec
F-AYBA | North American T-28B
F-AZQV | North American T-28C Trojan
F-GRCE | Bell 206 Jet Ranger

AÉROCLUB DE FRANCE
F-HHEV | Cap222
F-HBOB | Pitts S2B
D-ENIR | Beech F33 Bonanza Voltige
F-WPAE | MX Aircraft MXS
F-GKYF | Fouga CM 170 Magister
F-HDND | Fouga CM 170 Magister
F-GSYD | Fouga CM 170 Magister
F-AZZD | Fouga CM 170 Magister

PIONNEERS
F-AZMB | Caudron G3
F-AZPG | Blériot XI²

MÉMORIAL FLIGHT
F-AZZN | Royal Aircraft Factory BE.2f
F-AZFP | Spad XIII

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Okay! As stated by SEMAE above "and particularly the excellent 2023 event, my heart is not quite in to going to the 2024 one as yet." :thinking:

I concur & have decided to abandon this year's offering! With better content available elsewhere (Beja & Sywell?) & the new demo' schemed Rafale to be seen at Duxford,
(maybe Cosford) Sanicole & Istres. I need to allocate funding where the 'need' is greatest. I'm seeing very little different substance in this lesser iteration of the L-F-A 2023 show? :frowning2:

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Stagger2 wrote:
Wed 08 May 2024, 11:40 am
Okay! As stated by SEMAE above "and particularly the excellent 2023 event, my heart is not quite in to going to the 2024 one as yet." :thinking:

I concur & have decided to abandon this year's offering! With better content available elsewhere (Beja & Sywell?) & the new demo' schemed Rafale to be seen at Duxford,
(maybe Cosford) Sanicole & Istres. I need to allocate funding where the 'need' is greatest. I'm seeing very little different substance in this lesser iteration of the L-F-A 2023 show? :frowning2:
Well I have finally decided to give La Ferte Alais a miss this year. Already decided Sanicole for the first time and Istres should be good. I have spotter ticket for Zeltweg. Got weekend ticket for Old Warden Dak visit and Duxford Summer Saturday airshow and Old Warden for the Sunday and ticket for Sywell and RIAT. I have some doubts about Melun this year. If you decide to go to Cosford, tickets sales have been slower than last year, maybe due to price increase but perhaps not enough people being impressed by the 2023 offering. However with the recent updates particularly with the French, I will not be surprised if it is sold out shortly. I have my ticket. Just hope for not bad weather on the day.

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Naturally with my cunning plan of attending the 'local' Abingdon Show on the 18th May being scuppered by the unbelievable incompetence of the non-communicating MOD Land Agencies (aka Wasters!) It would appear I now have an aviation free weekend. :thinking:

Cosford is :poop: as a location for an Airshow on so many levels. The late flurry of French additions can never detract from that!
As is now the case, I'm more happy to be in Germany over that weekend even without Aalborg, than to attend Cosford with all its shortcomings.

Hopefully L-F-A can re-group for next year, but I'm genuinely fearful that this is just another example of where the general airshow scene is headed? :frowning2:

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Stagger2 wrote:
Wed 15 May 2024, 10:49 am
Hopefully L-F-A can re-group for next year, but I'm genuinely fearful that this is just another example of where the general airshow scene is headed? :frowning2:
Agree. :worried:

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Hello, if anyone with scanner could post the frequencies for RSD and the Patrouille de France, I would be very grateful.
Thank you in advance.

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Well, I thoroughly enjoyed today, my first La Ferté Alais. I'm aware this year's line up wasn't quite up there with previous years but to someone who had never been before, I am very glad I went. Highlights for me were seeing the Flamant in the air, the Caudron, the Sea Fury and the Ju 52. Plus a surprise appearance of an Armee De L'Air Super Puma dropping off the Patrouille de France pilots right at the end of the day.

Getting out was a little tricky, I suspect this was due mostly to the storm in the distance that cut the flying short, and the exodus that it provoked, but once out of the car park traffic was flowing nicely. All in all I would certainly do the show again some time!

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Seeing footage of the F-18 display, it looked the absolute business!

However I have one question, did he mess up his third pass? It looks like he goes in for a manoeuvre then seems to do a last minute wheels out and wing rock (or he meant to do that and seemed to only remember last minute) 🤔

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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A link might be helpful

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Re: La Ferté-Alais 2024

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Apologies, thought most in this thread would’ve attended.

Watching it back again, maybe not. Just seemed an out of place move!

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