VIGGEN, VULCAN & TUNNAN ARRIVE AT WADDINGTON AIRSHOW 2013 (airshowvision)
Here are the 2 stars of the Waddington International Airshow 2013, the Avro Vulcan XH558, and the Saab Viggen from the Swedish Heritage Flight, along with the Tunnan.
Despite a last minute scare, all 3 members of the Swedish Heritage Flight flew both days of the show along with XH558.
There will be more action from the Swedish Heritage Flight on Airshowvision soon, along with more from Waddington 2013.
In the meantime for more extensive action from Waddington 2013, click: www.youtube.com/waddingtonred1
RAF CONINGSBY TYPHOON ACTION - JUNE 21st 2013 (airshowvision)
Here is a relatively loose edit of some RAF Typhoon action from RAF
Coningsby in Lincolnshire on 21st June 2013.
I had hoped to include the 2013 Typhoon display in this film, but the lousy
British Weather put paid to that, and much more of the action too, but
there is still much to see on this video despite the bad weather.
All the Coningsby Typhoon squadrons are featured here, including the newly
painted 41 squadron Typhoon jets - there is also a couple of 6 squadron
The opening section is the preparation and starting up of the display jet
as it sets off for Blackpool, then some early morning action as a mass take
off takes place . . . and the best action comes to those who make it to the
very end of the video!
This aircraft will be performing at the south bay, Scarborough North Yorks
on Saturday at 1pm followed by the Red Arrows at 2pm - if you live in
Yorkshire don't miss this amazing opportunity!!!
Eurofighter Typhoon Pride of the NATO alliance
The Eurofighter Typhoon is a twin-engine, canard-delta wing, multirole
fighter. The Typhoon was designed and is manufactured by a consortium
of three companies; EADS, Alenia Aeronautica and BAE Systems, who conduct
the majority of affairs dealing with the project through a joint holding
company, Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH, which was formed in 1986. The
project is managed by the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency,
which also acts as the prime customer.
Development of the aircraft effectively began in 1983 with the Future
European Fighter Aircraft programme, a multinational collaborative effort
between Germany, France, UK, Italy and Spain. Due to disagreements over
design authority and operational requirements, France left the consortium
to independently develop the Dassault Rafale instead. A technology
demonstration aircraft, the British Aerospace EAP, first took flight on 6
August 1986; the first prototype of the finalised Eurofighter made its
first flight on 27 March 1994. The name of the aircraft, Typhoon, was
formally adopted in September 1998; the first production contracts were
signed that same year.
Political issues in the partner nations significantly protracted the
Typhoon's development; the sudden end of the Cold War reduced European
demand for fighter aircraft, and there was debate over the cost and work
share of the Eurofighter. The Typhoon was introduced into operational
service in 2003. Currently, the type has entered service with the Austrian
Air Force, the Italian Air Force, the German Air Force, the Royal Air
Force, the Spanish Air Force, and the Royal Saudi Air Force. The Royal Air
Force of Oman has also been confirmed as an export customer, bringing the
procurement total to 571 aircraft as of 2013.
Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH (English: Eurofighter Fighter aircraft GmbH)
is a multinational company that co-ordinates the design, production and
upgrade of the Eurofighter Typhoon, this includes incorporating the jet
engines designed and manufactured by EuroJet turbo GmbH.
Founded in 1986, it has its head office in Hallbergmoos,
Bavaria, Germany. The company is owned by the major aerospace companies
of the four Eurofighter partner nations:
33% EADS Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
13% EADS CASA (Spain)
33%: BAE Systems (United Kingdom)
21%: Alenia Aermacchi (Italy)
Austrian Air Force -- 15 delivered
German Air Force -- 143 ordered, of which 100 have been delivered as of
Jagdgeschwader 71 Richthofen
Jagdgeschwader 73 Steinhoff
Jagdbombergeschwader 31 Boelcke
Italian Air Force -- 96 ordered, of which 62 have been delivered as of May
4º Stormo, Grosseto
9º Gruppo Caccia
20º Gruppo Caccia OCU Tactical pilot training and evaluation
36º Stormo, Gioia del Colle
10º Gruppo Caccia
12º Gruppo Caccia
37º Stormo, Trapani
18º Gruppo Caccia
Royal Saudi Air Force -- 72 ordered, of which 24 have been delivered as of
Spanish Air Force -- 73 ordered, of which 45 have been delivered.
Ala 11, Seville-Morón Air Base
111 Operational Squadron
113 Squadron, OCU Tactical pilot training and evaluation
Ala 14, Albacete-Los Llanos Air Base
142 Operational Squadron
Royal Air Force -- 160 ordered, of which 100 have been
delivered as of January 2013
RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England.
No. 3 Squadron RAF
No. 11 Squadron RAF
No. 29 Squadron RAF OCU Tactical pilot training and evaluation
No. 41 Squadron RAF Test & Evaluation Squadron
RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland.
No. 1 Squadron RAF
No. 6 Squadron RAF
RAF Mount Pleasant, East Falkland, Falkland Islands
No. 1435 Flight RAF (Falkland Islands)
No. 17 Squadron RAF OCU Tactical pilot training and evaluation
Royal Air Force of Oman -- 12 ordered.
RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2013 Highlights
Here's our pick of the action at Air Day 2013 introduced by show
commentator George Bacon.
We were recording at Yeovilton for the official Air Day DVD and Blu-ray
Aerial footage courtesy of Flyonix
RAF TYPHOON ROCKS FARNBOROUGH 2012 (airshowvision)
Airshowvision present the jet that absolutely ruled Farnborough 2012 with
its' amazing performance. Flown by Squadron Leader Scott Loughran the
Royal Air Force display pilot for 2012 he blew all the competition away
with this amazind demo in very poor weather conditions, hence yet another
Typhoon video on my site!
Watch the aircraft perform its' show in a very tight space, hardly ever
going beyond the airfield boundary, and ripping the moisture from the air
as it does so.
Although the full height display is more interesting, this is a great
alternative to watch when the cloud base is so low.
To see the full height Typhoon demo from Farnborough 2012 click on the link
The Farnborough compilation video is now on line at AIRSHOWVISION channel,
and action from the Sunderland (International??) Airshow will be coming
2013 Planes of Fame Air Show - Pacific Air Battle (NAVY Aircraft)
Planes of Fame Air Show
Sunday May 5th, 2013
In this video:
Mitsubishi A6M Zero
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2013 Cable Air Show - Warbirds Part One
Many good warbird fly-bys at the 2013 Cable Air Show. Here is a montage of
passes covering both days of the airshow. Their were so many we need to
break them into two parts. If you love the round engine sound, turn up your
speakers to OMG!