Author: Flightline UK

AIRSHOW NEWS: The clock is ticking for Air Tattoo Earlybirds

As the Royal International Air Tattoo’s ‘Earlybird’ ticket offer draws to a close, airshow organisers are predicting that Saturday tickets for the summer event will sell out by next week. Thousands of general admission tickets have already been snapped up for one of the UK’s most eagerly anticipated annual outdoor events which takes place at RAF Fairford on July 14-16. This year’s event will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the US Air Force (USAF) with aircraft including the state-of-the-art F-22 Raptor and USAF Thunderbirds Demonstration team already confirmed to take part in the flying display. All enclosure tickets for...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: 10 Years of TSA Consulting Ltd

Today marks the 10th Anniversary of TSA Consulting Ltd, one of the UK’s foremost Air Display Management consultants. To mark the occasio, the TSA team have posted the following message on their website:- Ian Sheeley and Dave Walton are very proud that today represents the 10th Anniversary of the formation of TSA Consulting Ltd. Over the past ten years our flying displays have been viewed by around 20 million spectators, by day and by night, and we have been involved in the organisation of events in the UK, UAE (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Ras al Khaimah), Malta, Saudi Arabia,...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: Combat Helicopter showcase at RAF Cosford Air Show

The flying displays planned for the RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 were today boosted by the exciting news that the popular Chinook & Apache helicopters would be performing in the skies over Shropshire on Sunday 11th June. The Royal Air Force has one of the largest fleet of CH-47 Chinook helicopters in the world, primarily used for trooping, resupply, and battlefield Casualty Evacuation, the aircraft can carry up to 55 troops. However, despite its size, the Chinook is an extremely agile aircraft and the flying display will showcase its surprising manoeuvrability to Air Show visitors. The Army Air Corps...

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RED BULL AIR RACE: Japan’s Muroya soars to his first US win in San Diego

The second stop of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship was full of surprises on Sunday, as none of names on the podium matched those of February’s season opener. Yoshihide Muroya of Japan claimed the win, while Slovenia’s Peter Podlunšek was second, and defending World Champion Matthias Dolderer of Germany took third. San Diego, California (USA) – As one upset followed another at the second stop of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship in San Diego, California on Sunday, Yoshihide “Yoshi” Muroya of Japan was the only pilot with the consistency to earn the triumph....

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RED BULL AIR RACE: World Champion Dolderer claims pole position for San Diego showdown

Families and fans were out in force on Saturday to watch the first Red Bull Air Race Qualifying in San Diego, California since 2009. Defending World Champion Matthias Dolderer of Germany fought off hard charges from the USA’s Michael Goulian and the Czech Republic’s Martin Šonka to take the pole for Race Day on Sunday, 16 April 2017. San Diego, California (USA) – More than 20,000 spectators were on their feet in San Diego, California on Saturday as the reigning Red Bull Air Race World Champion battled with two fierce opponents – the man who currently leads the standings, as...

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