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Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Zymurgy661 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:21 am

Nice to see the a stateside C-47 making the journey over. Wonder if we may see a couple more added to the list closer to the time given the proximity to other D-day events being planned
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby paullangford » Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:03 pm

Lakenheath F 15 would be a good addition
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Zymurgy661 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:40 pm

Been thinking about this a little more today. Personally, i'm not sure that i'm a fan of having the Typhoon and Apache there. Given the warbird lineup and the main theme for the display, i would much rather see a couple of additional D-day related aircraft.

Appreciate that it may just seem like another Legends show but i don't think those two modern displays fit
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Tiger 1 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:20 pm

Thanks for putting the list up Brian.

Its very much appreciated :thumb:

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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Jonesy » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:58 am

Good to see C-47 Whiskey 7 attending.
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Jonesy » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:59 am

paullangford wrote:Lakenheath F 15 would be a good addition


Really? For a D-Day anniversary show?
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Hawks922 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:00 am

Zymurgy661 wrote:Been thinking about this a little more today. Personally, i'm not sure that i'm a fan of having the Typhoon and Apache there. Given the warbird lineup and the main theme for the display, i would much rather see a couple of additional D-day related aircraft.

Appreciate that it may just seem like another Legends show but i don't think those two modern displays fit


There will as always be a small contingent of modern day aircraft in the spring and last show, this is to entertain the younger crowd and modern day aircraft fans that may not get an opportunity to see them anywhere else. I am quite happy seeing them they certainly bring a thrilling display to the show and since they are not a greater number they dont spoil the theme, if it did bother me I would use the display slot to go to the loo, read a newspaper, grab a bite to eat since it's time will be listed on the flying schedule. :D
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Dan214sqn » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:08 am

This is Duxfords spring show..so Jets and choppers will be there

They have tagged the D-Day part to it, due to obvious reasons, and added more aircraft that fit the title

How can ppl complain about a typhoon display
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby paullangford » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:18 am

Jonesy wrote:
paullangford wrote:Lakenheath F 15 would be a good addition


Really? For a D-Day anniversary show?


My reasoning is that the Eurofighter Typhoon and the Apache are there to show how far we've come from that period in time to this anniversary, so modern USAF aircraft should be there as well, for the same reason :)
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Pen Pusher » Wed Apr 16, 2014 3:26 pm

Updated List Here

Alpha Jet x 8 Patrouille de France, French Air Force

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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Gary » Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:19 pm

Jonesy wrote:
paullangford wrote:Lakenheath F 15 would be a good addition


Really? For a D-Day anniversary show?


The 48th FG,one of the incarnations of the 48th FW took part Op Overlord. So you could argue they could be represented :lol:
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby benji1867 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:26 am

Is anyone planning to do the "naughty" field for this? Never done it but really wanna try it out

Thanks in advance
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Tiger 1 » Thu May 01, 2014 5:53 pm

Thanks Brian

Much appreciated :thumb:

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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby grimly aviation pics » Sat May 17, 2014 2:17 pm

Should we expect any more additions to the display before next weekend, hoping for a f16 or something is the apache using pyrotechnics as i see it is at cosford and waddo
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Pen Pusher » Sat May 17, 2014 2:40 pm

That should be it for the list with possibly a couple taken off as they might not be ready yet. It's a D-Day themed show, why would there be an F-16? You already have a Typhoon and the Pat de France. As for pyrotechnics, no way. To many people in the fields south side. :whistle:

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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Flightline UK » Tue May 20, 2014 3:38 pm

A few changes over the list from Duxford PR. (subject to usuals)

Seafire has dropped out as it is not ready.

Hawk 75 added both days.
Twister Duo added on Saturday only.
MDM-1 Fox glider will participate both days on dual tow with a Lunak glider.
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby Gary » Fri May 23, 2014 8:55 am

BADA have posted some info regarding the show

Important information for The D-Day Anniversary Air Show this weekend

The following information has been jointly released by IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and the Local Land Owners surrounding Duxford Airfield.

Ahead of The D-Day Anniversary Air Show, IWM Duxford has released some important safety information:

IWM Duxford takes great care to ensure its air shows are as safe as possible for everyone involved.

It is not safe to occupy the fields immediately south of the runway during the air show. If you do so you are putting yourself and the display pilots in harm’s way.

In the event of an incident it is imperative that the emergency services have clear, unhindered access to the tracks across this land.

There is no public access to these fields at any time.


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Not sure that will persuade people from going in to naughty field
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Re: Duxford D-Day Anniversary Show - 24/25May14

Postby ramjet » Fri May 23, 2014 7:04 pm

It won't!
The only way it'll stop is if the Police actually move people on & I can't see that happening.

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