AERO Final Report and Exibitor Feedback

Blue skies and a northeast wind provide perfect flying conditions for pilots and co-pilots arriving by air at the trade fair. A hive of activity at Friedrichshafen Airport – and the international aviation show reports a perfect landing. With 30,800 industry visitors (exceeding the 29,700 at the directly comparable AERO 2014), AERO 2016 was a … Czytaj dalej

Air Tattoo: Another 17 aircraft Confirmed!

Germany’s three military air arms have confirmed that they are providing 13 aircraft between them for the 2016 Air Tattoo. The air force, the Luftwaffe, is scheduled to bring an in-service Airbus A400M for the first time, joined in the static display by its predecessor, a Transall C-160D, plus an Airbus A310 Multi-Role Tanker-Transport, and … Czytaj dalej

Warbirds Over Wanaka: Flaming Finale

Wanaka: Warbirds Over Wanaka organisers are planning a stunning finale to this Easter’s airshow at Wanaka Airport. The pyrotechnic team is planning the biggest ‘wall of fire’ display ever seen in New Zealand. The resulting fiery explosion will be around 400 metres long and reach 100 metres into the air. The head of the 7-person … Czytaj dalej

D-Day C-47 Coming to WWII Heritage Days

An historic Douglas C-47 Skytrain troop transport aircraft will highlight this year’s World War II Heritage Days, hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing April 30-May 1, 2016. This restored plane, “Placid Lassie,” participated in the D-Day invasion of Europe and was utilized in the Market Garden operation in Holland. Ground tours will … Czytaj dalej