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Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

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Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by Gary » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:48 am

GET READY TO RUMBLE!
See The Flying Bulls at Flying Legends 2018 with their debut UK five ship display.
The North American B-25J "Mitchell", Lockheed P-38 "Lightning", Chance Vought F4U-4 "Corsair" and two Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets.
That should look damn cool, shame about the RIAT clash again

https://www.flyinglegends.com/aircraft.html
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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by darkman » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:10 am

Suits me as I get to squeeze both into one trip from Belfast.

Love when the updates start. Let the anticipation begin

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by paddyboy » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:45 pm

Cripes :O

What a start to the line-up :Wow:
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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by Pen Pusher » Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:26 pm

Airshow tickets are now on sale. There appears to be a grandstand as well (£15 on top of the ticket price) but couldn't see where it was.

WARNING - The IWM have a new web site so beware. :whistle:

https://www.iwm.org.uk/events/flying-le ... -show-2018

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by darkman » Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:28 am

Wonder where the grandstand us going to be placed :pop:

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by iainpeden » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:56 pm

Well that's just made me rethink the Fairford plan.

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by Pen Pusher » Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:56 am

....the aircraft will be able to take part in.....
It say's 'will be able' not 'it actually is' to take part in. I'd wait until it's confirmed before making any plans.

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by arch » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:03 am

Just seen on Scramble site that a Russian IL2 Stormovik RA-2783G (Red 19) is planned to be there

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by MRTT » Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:42 pm

Hurricane I 'P2902' confirmed.

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by MRTT » Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:47 am

Air Leasing Fury FB.11 'SR661' confirmed. :thumb:

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by darkman » Thu May 17, 2018 11:51 am

Hawker Sea Fury T.20 WG655 (G-CHFP)
Grumman Bearcat F8F (G-RUMM)
Grumman Wildcat FM-2 (G-RUMW)
Curtiss-Wright P-36C (G-CIXJ)
Curtiss-Wright Hawk 75 (G-CCVH)
Curtiss-Wright P.40C (G-CIIO)
Curtiss-Wright Warhawk P40F (G-CGZP)
Goodyear Corsair FG-1D (G-FGID)
Supermarine Spitfire LFVb EP120 (G-LFVB)
P.38 Lightning (N25Y)
F4U-4 Corsair (OE-EAS)
B-25J Mitchell (N6123C)
Dassault-Breguet/Dornier ALPHA JETS
Supermarine Spitfire MkIa (G-AIST)
Supermarine Spitfire MkI (G-CGUK)
Supermarine Spitfire MkIa (G-CFGJ)
Supermarine Spitfire Tr.9 (G-CCCA)
Bristol Blenheim Mk.I (G-BPIV)
Boeing B-17G (G-BEDF)
Bf109 Hispano Buchon (G-AWHK)
Bf109 Hispano Buchon "Red 11" (G-AWHC)
P-51B Mustang “Berlin Express” (N-515ZB)
North American P-51D Mustang (G-SHWN)
Hawker Hurricane Mk.I P2902 (G-ROBT)
Classic Formation - x 3 Beechcraft Model 18’s x 1 Douglas DC-3
North American P51D Mustang Trusty Rusty (PH-JAT)
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IXb (G-ASJV)
Hawker Sea Fury Mk.II (G-CBEL)
TF51D Mustang 'Miss Velma' (G-TFSI)
Hawker Hurricane Mk. I ‘P3717’ (G-HITT)
Supermarine Spitfire Vb BM597 (G-MKVB)
Douglas C-53D-DO Dakota (LN-WND)
Hawker Hurricane XII “Z5140” (G-HURI)
Supermarine Spitfire FR XIV (G-SPIT)
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (G-THUN)
Bf109 Hispano HA-1112-M4L Buchon "Yellow 7" (G-AWHM)
Supermarine Spitfire IX (G-LFIX)

List as at 17/05

Still hoping for a few surprises :clap:

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by jem60 » Thu May 17, 2018 1:04 pm

I think you can take P.51'Miss Velma' off the list. A friend saw it at' Fighter Rebuilders' at Chino Airshow recently, and said that it is still in many pieces, and in his opinion is unlikely to be put back together in time. Hope He's wrong. :(

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by Gary » Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:04 pm

Legends have confirmed the USAF Heritage flight will be taking part. The purists will have to look away when the F-35 is displaying :lol:
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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by jeallen01 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:51 pm

Now, what would YOU do in the following "circumstances"?

I've been to the last few Legends, and - not being that "impressed" (unfortunately!) - decided not to go to the 2018 event. But, TODAY, I received an envelope (presumably from the FL organisers!) with a ticket and Parking Permit for FL 2018 (neither of which I had actually purchased AFAIK).

So, do I take the "freebee" and use the ticket and parking permit (but that means I also need to buy a ticket for SWMBO :whistle: ), or just "fess up" and tell the organisers?????

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by jem60 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:05 am

JEAALLEN. Firstly. I completely understand your dilemma. What you MUST understand though is that Flying Legends is a private Airshow, NOT run by Duxford, or the IWM,.It is run by Stephen Grey's Fighter Collection, which enables him to wheel and deal in wonderful WW11 Fighters for the benefit of ALL enthusiasts. If you [and others!] deny him this income, then, obviously long-term, the standards of his collection will fall. It is, of course, up to you, and, in fact, the same thing happened to me years ago when I had a car problem on entry, and was pushed away, into the car park without paying. I realised how lucky I was to get away with it, but my conscience got the better of me, and I went back and paid. I would respectfully suggest that, if you attend, you do the same, though, of course, it's up to you. Regards, John. [How can you not be impressed by Flying Legends, the second best warbird show in the world???] :S :S :S

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by bizfreeq » Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:46 am

John
Probably because it is a shadow of it's former self. Warbird attendance is well down on shows from as little as 5-10 years ago. The balbo at the end really isn't one any more either. However, and I am aware of how negative that sounded, I still love it but I really do understand why some would find it disappointing. I am not going this year but I fully intend to go back, smaller show or not!
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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by jeallen01 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:17 pm

jeallen01 wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:51 pm
Now, what would YOU do in the following "circumstances"?

I've been to the last few Legends, and - not being that "impressed" (unfortunately!) - decided not to go to the 2018 event. But, TODAY, I received an envelope (presumably from the FL organisers!) with a ticket and Parking Permit for FL 2018 (neither of which I had actually purchased AFAIK).

So, do I take the "freebee" and use the ticket and parking permit (but that means I also need to buy a ticket for SWMBO :whistle: ), or just "fess up" and tell the organisers?????
Big Surprise after I finally informed IWM/TFC about the tickets (there actually 2) - I got a phone to tell me that it seems I won them in a "Flypast" mag draw, but Flypast never told me that.

Now the dilema is still - do I/we go, or don't I/we? Given the very hot weather now and forecast - and the fact that we are already suffering badly from the heat - then the answer has to be No.

In the phone call, I was told that I can do what I like with these tickets, and so, does anyone want to make me a "reasonable offer" (by Paypal Gift for preference) for the 2 tickets (there are no names on them) and the Parking Permit? - be quick and I can post them tomorrow!

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by jeallen01 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:36 pm

jeallen01 wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:17 pm
jeallen01 wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:51 pm
Now, what would YOU do in the following "circumstances"?

I've been to the last few Legends, and - not being that "impressed" (unfortunately!) - decided not to go to the 2018 event. But, TODAY, I received an envelope (presumably from the FL organisers!) with a ticket and Parking Permit for FL 2018 (neither of which I had actually purchased AFAIK).

So, do I take the "freebee" and use the ticket and parking permit (but that means I also need to buy a ticket for SWMBO :whistle: ), or just "fess up" and tell the organisers?????
Big Surprise after I finally informed IWM/TFC about the tickets (there actually 2) - I got a phone to tell me that it seems I won them in a "Flypast" mag draw, but Flypast never told me that.

Now the dilema is still - do I/we go, or don't I/we? Given the very hot weather now and forecast - and the fact that we are already suffering badly from the heat - then the answer has to be No.

In the phone call, I was told that I can do what I like with these tickets, and so, does anyone want to make me a "reasonable offer" (by Paypal Gift for preference) for the 2 tickets (there are no names on them) and the Parking Permit? - be quick and I can post them tomorrow!
Tickets now sold to petehemsley's boss, via a combo of the Classified ad on this forum and my ebay Listing! :clap:

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Re: Flying Legends 14 -15th July 2018

Post by PeteHemsley » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:12 pm

jeallen01 wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:36 pm
jeallen01 wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:17 pm
jeallen01 wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:51 pm
Now, what would YOU do in the following "circumstances"?

I've been to the last few Legends, and - not being that "impressed" (unfortunately!) - decided not to go to the 2018 event. But, TODAY, I received an envelope (presumably from the FL organisers!) with a ticket and Parking Permit for FL 2018 (neither of which I had actually purchased AFAIK).

So, do I take the "freebee" and use the ticket and parking permit (but that means I also need to buy a ticket for SWMBO :whistle: ), or just "fess up" and tell the organisers?????
Big Surprise after I finally informed IWM/TFC about the tickets (there actually 2) - I got a phone to tell me that it seems I won them in a "Flypast" mag draw, but Flypast never told me that.

Now the dilema is still - do I/we go, or don't I/we? Given the very hot weather now and forecast - and the fact that we are already suffering badly from the heat - then the answer has to be No.

In the phone call, I was told that I can do what I like with these tickets, and so, does anyone want to make me a "reasonable offer" (by Paypal Gift for preference) for the 2 tickets (there are no names on them) and the Parking Permit? - be quick and I can post them tomorrow!
Tickets now sold to petehemsley's boss, via a combo of the Classified ad on this forum and my ebay Listing! :clap:
Glad I could be of assistance. I'll show his that you called him my boss. That should give him a laugh
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