Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Mike
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Polish MiG-15 SP-MIG added to the participants on the event website

Presumably this will be in place of the Norwegian MiG, which I believe is not being operated this season.

aclarys
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Any Mirages expected this year? Would love to see Couteau Delta back

Andyph
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Additions on the website

a Couple of T-28s, French DC-3 and Bronco.

Such a shame it is same weekend as KB

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Nwalch
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Andyph wrote:
Wed 30 Aug 2023, 6:27 pm
Such a shame it is same weekend as KB
Or a bonus so you can do both. "Only" 4 hours between.

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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Nwalch wrote:
Wed 30 Aug 2023, 8:14 pm
Andyph wrote:
Wed 30 Aug 2023, 6:27 pm
Such a shame it is same weekend as KB
Or a bonus so you can do both. "Only" 4 hours between.
Yeah I'm doing both Air Legend and KB, should be able to catch PDF both days and weather looks very nice (for now).

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Nwalch
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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aclarys wrote:
Fri 01 Sep 2023, 3:04 pm
Nwalch wrote:
Wed 30 Aug 2023, 8:14 pm
Andyph wrote:
Wed 30 Aug 2023, 6:27 pm
Such a shame it is same weekend as KB
Or a bonus so you can do both. "Only" 4 hours between.
Yeah I'm doing both Air Legend and KB, should be able to catch PDF both days and weather looks very nice (for now).
We're doing the same but BAFD first so I think we miss the PDF in that case.

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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Nwalch wrote:
Fri 01 Sep 2023, 7:27 pm
aclarys wrote:
Fri 01 Sep 2023, 3:04 pm
Nwalch wrote:
Wed 30 Aug 2023, 8:14 pm
Andyph wrote:
Wed 30 Aug 2023, 6:27 pm
Such a shame it is same weekend as KB
Or a bonus so you can do both. "Only" 4 hours between.
Yeah I'm doing both Air Legend and KB, should be able to catch PDF both days and weather looks very nice (for now).
We're doing the same but BAFD first so I think we miss the PDF in that case.
Yup you’ll be seeing French Patrouille Tranchant on both days instead

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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Requin Mike Rafale pair tac demo confirmed

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Col. Chibani
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Detailed flying schedule is also available for both days: https://airlegend.fr/en/flight-programme/.

I noted the following differences between Saturday and Sunday:
  • Saturday only:
    - ALAT Calliope helicopter
    - PAF
  • Sunday only:
    - Vampire DH 100 MK 6
    - Rafale Requin Mike
    - Corsair F4U-5NL & Corsair F4U-4 (tribute to Jean Salis)
    - Patrouille Tranchant (Fouga Magister)
I expect the Saturday to be less crowded than the Sunday, but the Sunday program is more tempting !
Sunny & hot (31°C / 88°F) weather forecast for both days, with high probability.
Last edited by Col. Chibani on Mon 04 Sep 2023, 1:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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The Rugby World Cup starts on Friday - France vs. New Zealand at 21:15 local time.

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Col. Chibani
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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DaveBr wrote:
Mon 04 Sep 2023, 11:41 am
The Rugby World Cup starts on Friday - France vs. New Zealand at 21:15 local time.
Corrected, thanks !
Why was I conviced that it started on Saturday ? :sleeping:
My whole week-end organization needs some adjustment now :sweat_smile: .

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Nwalch
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Col. Chibani wrote:
Mon 04 Sep 2023, 10:57 am
Detailed flying schedule is also available for both days: https://airlegend.fr/en/flight-programme/.

I noted the following differences between Saturday and Sunday:
  • Saturday only:
    - ALAT Calliope helicopter
    - PAF
  • Sunday only:
    - Vampire DH 100 MK 6
    - Rafale Requin Mike
    - Corsair F4U-5NL & Corsair F4U-4 (tribute to Jean Salis)
    - Patrouille Tranchant (Fouga Magister)
I expect the Saturday to be less crowded than the Sunday, but the Sunday program is more tempting !
Sunny & hot (31°C / 88°F) weather forecast for both days, with high probability.
Sundays program doesnt seem to work at the moment but based on the summary above Sunday looks awesome. Also noticed the ME262 and F86 are displaying together as well.

Has anyone done the spotters package. We are doing it Sunday so wondered on peoples views on the centre or southern spotters area for photography?

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Col. Chibani
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Nwalch wrote:
Mon 04 Sep 2023, 1:38 pm
Col. Chibani wrote:
Mon 04 Sep 2023, 10:57 am
Detailed flying schedule is also available for both days: https://airlegend.fr/en/flight-programme/.

I noted the following differences between Saturday and Sunday:
  • Saturday only:
    - ALAT Calliope helicopter
    - PAF
  • Sunday only:
    - Vampire DH 100 MK 6
    - Rafale Requin Mike
    - Corsair F4U-5NL & Corsair F4U-4 (tribute to Jean Salis)
    - Patrouille Tranchant (Fouga Magister)
I expect the Saturday to be less crowded than the Sunday, but the Sunday program is more tempting !
Sunny & hot (31°C / 88°F) weather forecast for both days, with high probability.
Sundays program doesnt seem to work at the moment but based on the summary above Sunday looks awesome. Also noticed the ME262 and F86 are displaying together as well.
Check the French version, then, it works much better for Sunday: https://airlegend.fr/programme-des-vols/.
Maybe the Sunday, with its better program, is for French citizens only.
Something you Brexiters should have thought about before ... :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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Nwalch
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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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Col. Chibani wrote:
Mon 04 Sep 2023, 3:34 pm

Check the French version, then, it works much better for Sunday: https://airlegend.fr/programme-des-vols/.
Maybe the Sunday, with its better program, is for French citizens only.
Something you Brexiters should have thought about before ... :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:
Great idea. Thanks.

Practising my French to get past security already :).

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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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  • "Melun Ball" - A dehydrated Jakub Zurek reports from a scorching weekend in France.

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Re: Villaroche Air Legend 2023

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UK Airshow Review wrote:
Thu 05 Oct 2023, 7:54 pm
  • "Melun Ball" - A dehydrated Jakub Zurek reports from a scorching weekend in France.

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Good stuff though the Tranchant team fly Magisters, not Zephyrs...
You caaan't trust the system... Maaan!