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RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

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RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby balamorybuzzed » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:21 am

At long last it has been officially announced on the website and Leuchars Facebook page that this years show goes ahead on Saturday 7th September! Let's hope it's a spectacular event and perhaps Leuchars can bring back their own Role Demo like the old days in place of the XV Squadron demo!

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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Chris Melaisi » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:57 pm

So far;

RAF Tucano and Typhoon have confirmed on their FB pages!

Roll on September! :thumbs:

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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Chris Melaisi » Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:26 pm

Red Arrows and BBMF confirmed!

Look at the new website too! :thumbs:

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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby ChrisG » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:32 am

Catalina booked on their website.
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Stuart Green » Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:49 am

new website looks fab, vast improvement on the last one :thumb:
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Chris Melaisi » Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:04 pm

RN Black cats down as confirmed on their programme! :thumbs:

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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby tomcat79uk » Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:36 pm

No F-16 display this year as the Dutch and Belgium F-16's are down for the Czech Republic on the same weekend.There goes two of the big ones out of the display line up then. :grr:
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Chris Melaisi » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:08 pm

tomcat79uk wrote:No F-16 display this year as the Dutch and Belgium F-16's are down for the Czech Republic on the same weekend.There goes two of the big ones out of the display line up then. :grr:


Just the same as last year and it seemed to be a good show! :roll:
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby balamorybuzzed » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:39 pm

Dutch F-16 isn't down for anywhere that weekend yet!?! Granted though, the Belgian and Danish teams are listed for the Czech Air Fest that weekend. Am I missing something! :huh:
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby prefontaine72 » Sun May 05, 2013 9:11 am

Now confirmed on official Website Typhoon, RAF Falcons RAF Seaking and also the Tucano.

Also noticed on the Swedish Airforce Historic Flight site they are down for Leuchars, but not been confirmed yet.

Lets hope for a bit more foreign participation :whistle:

All the best Dougie :D
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Chris Melaisi » Tue May 14, 2013 5:06 pm

Well, so far, here is the list that i have created by looking around on the net...

RAF Tucano Display 2013
RAF Typhoon Display 2013
RAFAT The Red Arrows (9x BAe Hawk)
RAF BBMF (Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster)
Royal Navy Black Cats (Lynx Helicopter
The Catalina Society PBY5A Catalina
RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team (hopefully a Herc will drop them)
RAF Sea king 202 sqn
Swedish Air Force Historic Flight - Saab Viggen, Saab 105 and AJS 37 (Hunter) - Not yet confirmed if all are flying!
Royal Navy Historic Flight Hawker Sea Fury.

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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Dunk » Tue May 14, 2013 5:42 pm

AJS37 is the Viggen not Hunter
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Mike » Tue May 14, 2013 6:04 pm

Dunk wrote:AJS37 is the Viggen not Hunter


The Hunter is a J34 and seems to be confirmed with the Viggen and Saab 105 on their own website.
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Chris Melaisi » Tue May 14, 2013 6:05 pm

Dunk wrote:AJS37 is the Viggen not Hunter


Yep noticed that on their site, forgot to change it though! :roll:
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Dunk » Wed May 15, 2013 11:13 am

Fantastic news, that the Swedish Historic flight are confirmed on their own site for Leuchars.

Just need them to confirm for Waddo, VLN and RIAT!
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Chris Melaisi » Thu May 23, 2013 9:46 am

Flying update:
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Dunk » Thu May 23, 2013 4:50 pm

At the Request of some members, Leuchars section created :thumb:

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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Gary » Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:39 pm

Leuchars have announced they have got the Swedish Air Force Historical Flight AJS 37 Viggen, Hawker Hunter and Saab 105 :thumb:. Might have to make the trek to Leuchars again this year :thumb: Would love to see them arrive over the beach end :Wow: :cool:
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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby iain s » Thu Jun 06, 2013 3:06 pm

Gary wrote:Leuchars have announced they have got the Swedish Air Force Historical Flight AJS 37 Viggen, Hawker Hunter and Saab 105 :thumb:. Might have to make the trek to Leuchars again this year :thumb: Would love to see them arrive over the beach end :Wow: :cool:


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Re: RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain at Home Day 2013

Postby Chris Melaisi » Thu Jun 06, 2013 4:48 pm

Gary wrote:Leuchars have announced they have got the Swedish Air Force Historical Flight AJS 37 Viggen, Hawker Hunter and Saab 105 :thumb:. Might have to make the trek to Leuchars again this year :thumb: Would love to see them arrive over the beach end :Wow: :cool:


Will be cracking from the beach!! :clap: :thumbs:
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