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by Flightline Uk
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Aviation News Mega-Thread
Replies: 915
Views: 100109

Re: Aviation News Mega-Thread

British Airways 747 Retires to Dunsfold Aerodrome Dunsfold Aerodrome is delighted to confirm a second 747 will be taking up residence on the airfield from today, Thursday 22nd October, where it will begin its new life as a TV and film set. The retired British Airways 747, registration G-CIVW, will ...
by Flightline Uk
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Warbird News
Replies: 102
Views: 10386

Re: Warbird News

Miss Pick Up is one of the world's only airworthy Catalina flying boats and is currently operated by Plane Sailing based in Duxford, Cambridge. We are a small team of dedicated pilots and volunteers who do it for the love of preserving this wonderful WWII flying boat. You can read more about our ai...
by Flightline Uk
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Warbird News
Replies: 102
Views: 10386

Re: Warbird News

The UK based Catalina has been busy for the past week or so on a filming project for US and UK TV projects. Sadly, its not been without some issues - fortunately nothing that cannot be fixed.

by Flightline Uk
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: 2021 Airshow Performer Info and Schedules
Topic: RAF Typhoon Display Team 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 80

RAF Typhoon Display Team 2021

;) Small piece of minor news about the team.... From a longer press release published this morning: he majority of the RAF Typhoon fleet will sport standard charcoal grey covers, but the Typhoon Display Team aircraft, operated by 29(R) Squadron at RAF Coningsby, will wear distinctive red covers. The...
by Flightline Uk
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: 2021 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Danish Air Show 2021 (CANCELLED)
Replies: 1
Views: 597

Re: Danish Air Show 2021

This event has now been cancelled. :?
by Flightline Uk
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Shuttleworth Collection de Havilland Centenary 'Drive-In' Airshow - 27th September
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Shuttleworth Collection de Havilland Centenary 'Drive-In' Airshow - 27th September

In what turned out to be their final airshow of the year, the Shuttlworth Collection celebrated 100 Years of the de Havilland Aeroplane Company. The weather was not too kind to the event and many of the de Havilland types scheduled were unable to make it to the event. However, there was still a very...
by Flightline Uk
Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: General Airshow Discussion
Topic: What's The Future Like For The RAF Red Arrows
Replies: 9
Views: 236

Re: What's The Future Like For The RAF Red Arrows

Unless something remarkable happens and the UK MoD end up owning the T-6C Texans I doubt they'll ever fly a solo display, let alone be put into a formation. They are not even owned by Ascent who only manage the MFTS, but by Affinity FTS along with the Prefect and Phenom 'fleets'. The Hawk T2 also co...
by Flightline Uk
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: 2021 Airshow Performer Info and Schedules
Topic: RAF Red Arrows 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 130

RAF Red Arrows 2021

Sqn Ldr Tom Bould wil take over as Red 1 for the 2021 season. https://twitter.com/rafredarrows/status/1313350028644298752 A new Red Arrows Team Leader, who previously flew Typhoon jets on the frontline, is about to begin training for next display season. Squadron Leader Tom Bould takes over as Red 1...
by Flightline Uk
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Aero Legends Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn - 25th-27th September
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Aero Legends Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn - 25th-27th September

There have been very few events to mark the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, but the Aero Legends team did manage to reschedule their event to the end of September. The late September weather wasn't ideal for an airshow with some strong winds and squally rain showers, but they did manage a...
by Flightline Uk
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Duxford Airshows 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 3410

Re: Duxford Airshows 2020

IWM Duxford may have been unable to deliver its 2020 Air Show season as hoped but flying fans can catch spectacular displays and moving tributes to those who fought in the Battle of Britain on Saturday 10 October. IWM Duxford will welcome visitors to its final Showcase Day of the year on Saturday 1...