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AIRSHOW NEWS: French Navy’s show of Force at RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day

Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton will once again receive tremendous support from the French Navy at this year’s International Air Day on Saturday 8 July.  Making its only UK flying display appearance of this year, the French naval power’s thunderous fast jet role demonstration will return to Air Day.  The pair of Rafale M carrier fighters, which won the Best Fixed Wing Display award last year, will join Air Day’s fast jet line up alongside the RAF Typhoon, Belgian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon and Czech Air Force Gripen and ALCA L-159 pair. Equipping three squadrons based at Landivisiau...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: Independent review of the Civil Aviation Authority’s Air Display Enhanced Measures

The Helios “Independent review of the Civil Aviation Authority’s Air Display Enhanced Measures” has been published on the CAA Website. :- CAP1546: Independent review of the Civil Aviation Authority’s Air Display Enhanced Measures CAP1546a: Independent review of the Civil Aviation Authority’s Air Display Enhanced Measures –...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: Air Tattoo welcomes US Air Force heavyweights

The US Air Force has confirmed that two of its largest and most formidable aircraft will be flying into RAF Fairford, its only European airfield for heavy bombers, to take part in the Royal International Air Tattoo this summer. The aircraft, a B-52H Stratofortress and a B-1B Lancer will join other US Air Force aircraft including the F-22 Raptor and Thunderbirds display team as part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the US Air Force. Also taking part in the airshow will be an historic P-40 Kittyhawk and P-51D Mustang, both of which flew with the US Army...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: Cold War Jet on course for RAF Cosford Air Show

Image Rich Cooper / RAF Cosford Air Show’ Today the Air Show Office released exciting news that the world’s only flying de Havilland Sea Vixen will be making an appearance in the flying display at the RAF Cosford Air Show on Sunday 11th June. The Sea Vixen is an iconic British fast jet fighter, with an eye-catching twin-boom design, that flew from aircraft carriers at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s and 1970s, helping to transform the nation’s carrier aviation capability. She was one of the UK’s most notable aircraft designs of the time, with cutting edge...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: Historic US warbirds to grace Lincolnshire sky

A striking pair of historic American warbirds will take to the Lincolnshire skies later this year as part of the inaugural Scampton Airshow. The beautifully painted historic World War Two fighter aircraft, operated by Peter Teichman’s Hangar 11 Collection in Essex, will display on both days of the airshow, which takes place at RAF Scampton on September 9-10. The North American P-51 Mustang and the Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk, flew with the US Army Air Corps during WW2 and their combat capabilities earned them a reputation that today ranks alongside that shared by the legendary Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane....

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