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Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

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pehooouk
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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by pehooouk » Sat May 06, 2017 3:42 pm

Does anyone know what the airfield opening and show times will be for the air fest?.
I can't seem of find them on any of their emails or website.

Thanks

MRTT
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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Sat May 06, 2017 4:47 pm

Flying display usually runs from 1.30pm to about 6pm.

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Gary
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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by Gary » Sat May 06, 2017 9:09 pm

Apparently the Belgian A109 have cancelled :( probably why it only appeared on the official participation list for a short time
RAF Tornados left in service = 21 :( 170 ish days left in service
GR4 =18, GR4(T) =3

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Sat May 06, 2017 9:17 pm

That's a great shame, was looking forward to that.

Thanks anyway, mate. :(

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by pehooouk » Sun May 07, 2017 10:24 am

MRTT wrote:Flying display usually runs from 1.30pm to about 6pm.
Thanks

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by Flightline UK » Tue May 09, 2017 11:55 am

Latest tranche of updates includes:-
Red Devils
de Havilland DH89A Dragon Rapide
Trig Aerobatic Team
Sopwith Pup (flight is weather dependant- Will fly only in 5 KTS of wind or less)
North American TF-51D Mustang 'Miss Velma'
Flightline UK - http://www.airshows.org.uk
Updates on Facebook and Twitter

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by Flightline UK » Wed May 10, 2017 5:00 pm

Another update:-
Supermarine Spitfire 1a x 2
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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by Flightline UK » Fri May 12, 2017 2:37 pm

A couple of additions today:-
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTi - Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver - Aircraft Restoration Company
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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Fri May 12, 2017 2:45 pm

Fantastic! :thumb:

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Sat May 20, 2017 6:49 am

List now complete, lack of based warbirds, sadly. :(

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Mon May 22, 2017 5:25 pm

USAF CV-22B confirmed for static display, nice late addition! :thumb:

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by peasus911 » Mon May 22, 2017 7:15 pm

Public were allowed inside the aircraft last year, fantastic crew, even bought the T-Shirt. :thumbs:

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by Pen Pusher » Mon May 22, 2017 7:59 pm

“People may be interested, this weekend[’s] Rafale display: The display aircraft and a spare will be based out of Cambridge Airport along with a support Casa 235. They will be arriving Friday [and] we expect a practice display Friday afternoon at Duxford. The three will be departing Cambridge Monday at some point”
Brian

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Mon May 22, 2017 8:01 pm

Fantastic, thanks for posting Brian. :thumb:

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by Tiger 1 » Mon May 22, 2017 8:25 pm

Hi Brian

I echo MRTT's appreciation for posting this . It will help a lot of the guys on FC, myself included.

See you at some point on show day.

Best rgds

Tim

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by geoffs » Wed May 24, 2017 4:38 pm

Does anyone have Duxford frequencies for the airshow this weekend.
Ta

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Wed May 24, 2017 5:30 pm

Tower: 122.075

Unable to find common display frequencies, will do some digging.

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Thu May 25, 2017 5:40 pm

Osprey has arrived.

11-0058 for the number crunchers.

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by Tinker Toy » Thu May 25, 2017 7:25 pm

I unfortunately couldn't get this weekend off work to come and watch the show. I am going to pop down tomorrow, is there anything practicing tomorrow do we know? Looks like a stellar lineup.

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Re: Duxford Air Festival- 27th & 28th May 2017

Post by MRTT » Thu May 25, 2017 7:28 pm

Rafale is due tomorrow afternoon!

I'd expect a few arrivals and, a number of practice displays.

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