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BbqHeadlining the event was the Army Golden Knights Parachute Team and Tora! Tora! Tora!, a reenactment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Another big part in the flying was also the USAF Heritage Flight, featuring a 4-ship formation of a F-22, A-10, F-16 and P-38 Lightning. All of the aircraft were also flown as solo demos, always finsihing with a nice photo pass at the end of their displays ginving a good photo opportunity.

US Army Golden Knights

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A-10 West Coast Demo Team

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F-16C West Coast Demo Team

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USAF Heritage Flight

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WW II Warbirds: Tora Tora Tora! & B-17

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P-38 Lightning

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P-51 & 'Zeros'

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RQ-4B Global Hawk, only to be seen on the ground...

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Wk1The civil highlight og the day was the presence of both Scaled Composites aicraft, the White Knight and White Knight II. These futuristic aircraft flew in from the nearby Mojave airport, home of the company's flight activitites. Presenting the future of civil space flight both jets added very well to the already overwhelming variety of the aircraft being presented at the show:

 

Scaled Composites: Whight Knight I & II

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Tornado GR.4 FINale at RAF Marham

Nine GR4 Tornados with their wings swept to 25° flying overhead in a close diamond nine formation was a sight to behold! The Royal Air  Force bid farewell to its Tornado Force in style at RAF Marham on 28th February 2019. Read More
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JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

Back in 1917 Kakamigahara airfield was used as an army airfield and a airship landing site. Today it is named Gifu, and is the home of the JASDF Flight Test Centre ADTW (Air Development and Test Wing). 2017 thus saw this wing’s home airfield centenary Read More
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Duxford Flying Legends 2018

Duxford’s Flying Legends 2018 was a show to remember. Not only was the legendary warbirds airshow blessed with stunning summer weather and deep blue skies on Sunday, it also featured many impressive warbird formations, amongst them a stunning 4-ship formation of Buchons - a real treat Read More
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Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

Travelling to countries operating the MiG-29 is usually a safe bet to see this great looking jet from the Soviet-era in the air. This was also true for the Slovak International Air Fest (SIAF) at Sliac, Slovakia. But the SIAF airshow was also a clear Read More
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ILA 2006

Even though spectacular contract signings had been missed at this year's ILA and announcements were nearly drowned out by the discussion where the next ILAs will take place due the extension of Schönefeld to the Read More
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Air04 Payerne

The first week-end of September 2004 will long be remembered as the week-end during which another of the legendary Swiss airshows like the one in Sion 1997 took place. This year it was time for Read More
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Edwards Open House

Located in the centre of the californian dessert Edwards AFB is the main location for research and flight test of new US aircraft and aerial vehicles. This is mainly due to the fact of the Read More
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Axalp Show

Axalp 2006 has been another Axalp without snow. I do not know if this is only due to bad luck or to the changing climate, but one thing is sure: it makes walking easier, but Read More
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