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The Flight Display
The pre-flight preparations and the participating aircraft have not all been clearly visible from the spectator area, so one always had to wait what is coming next. But the first planes started coming from above, with the 'Mega Group', a fly-over by 3-ship formations of every type of the Slovak Air Force (3xMi-8, 3xMi-24, 3xL-410, 3xAn-26, 3xL-29, 3xL-39, 1xMiG-21+2xMiG-29). Than a MiG-21 showed an impressive flight display before a BAF F-16 took off. The F-16 was also presented by the Netherlands and the Norwegian Air Force. Among the fighters were also the British Tornado GR4, a French Mirage 2000, a l-159 from the Czech Republic and, of course ;-), the Ukrainian Su-27. And on Saturday there has been an additional fly-by by a pair of two J-35 Draken from Austria.
And the Slovak Air Force put their other planes and helicopters in the air, too: the Mi-2 presented a typical rescue mission, while the Mi-24 showed off its manoeuvrability and even released some flares during its presentation. But the highlight has been the solo presentation by a MiG-29 (also with flare release) and the simulated air-air combat by two MiG-29, one of them with special tiger colours.
And Aerobatic Teams have also been present at SIAD 2002: the Biele Albatrosy (5xL-39), the Sky Huzars (Yak 18/52), the Patrula Aquila (7xCasa-101), the PC-7 Team (9xPC-7), the Frecce Tricolori (10xMB-339) and the Patrouille de France (8x Alpha Jet).

Ukrainian Su-27 Flanker

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Tornado GR4

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F-16s

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Mirage 2000

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Drakens & Hawk

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L-39 & Galeb

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Frecce Tricolori

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Patruille de France

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Patrulla Aguilla

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