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Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:56 pm

http://www.airshow.net.au/avalon2011/index.html

Good looking lineup of aircraft coming alot of firsts including the F-22 Raptor

http://www.airshow.net.au/avalon2011/ai ... splay.html
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:27 am

USAF arrivals today 2 x B1-B lancers 1 KC-10 6 x F-16 Vipers

Tomorrow is practice day before the airshow begins Monday so will be heading down to Avalon Airport in the morning, hope to bring you all some pictures ;)

Currently also have 4 x Singapore Airforce F-16 Vipers and 2 x Super Pumas already at Avalon along with a KC-135.
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Sat Feb 26, 2011 11:35 am

It was three USAF F16's not six.

Regos are as follows

KC-10 82-0193

F-16 92-0897
F-16 90-0824
F-16 90-0825

B-52 61-0001

B1-B 86-0126
B1-B 85-0059
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby flyboy2548m » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:58 pm

B77W-QOTS wrote:It was three USAF F16's not six.

Regos are as follows

KC-10 82-0193

F-16 92-0897
F-16 90-0824
F-16 90-0825

B-52 61-0001

B1-B 86-0126
B1-B 85-0059


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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:38 am

flyboy2548m wrote:
B77W-QOTS wrote:It was three USAF F16's not six.

Regos are as follows

KC-10 82-0193

F-16 92-0897
F-16 90-0824
F-16 90-0825

B-52 61-0001

B1-B 86-0126
B1-B 85-0059


Are you uncle Dale?



Who??? Last time I checked those are Military aircraft and this thread is on the approprite board.
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby flyboy2548m » Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:53 am

B77W-QOTS wrote:Who??? Last time I checked those are Military aircraft and this thread is on the approprite board.


No.
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:31 am

flyboy2548m wrote:
B77W-QOTS wrote:Who??? Last time I checked those are Military aircraft and this thread is on the approprite board.


No.



Are they not military aircraft :o
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby flyboy2548m » Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:36 am

B77W-QOTS wrote:
flyboy2548m wrote:
B77W-QOTS wrote:Who??? Last time I checked those are Military aircraft and this thread is on the approprite board.


No.



Are they not military aircraft :o


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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:51 pm

Didnt go down for the arrivals Saturday due to the weather being not that terrific, yesterday had the two USAF F-22 Raptors arrive from Guam along with a KC-135, show begins today Im going Thursday and Sunday, looking forward to it.
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby Not_Karl » Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:05 am

Any pictures? :)
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:11 am

Not_Karl wrote:Any pictures? :)



Patience, I went down there Friday (like a bat out of hell) because I was supposedly informed of the USAF arrivals spent 4 hours down there for two A320's grrrrrrrr ohhh well and a disappointed son whom at the moment thinks everytime we are going out we are going to the airshow, this has been going on for two weeks LOL, hes a bit of an aviation buff at 3 :clap:
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby Sir Gallivant » Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:32 am

B77W-QOTS wrote:...and a disappointed son whom at the moment thinks everytime we are going out we are going to the airshow, this has been going on for two weeks LOL, hes a bit of an aviation buff at 3 :clap:


Don't forget to bring ear protection for the wee one when you go to the show, it is loud for them little ears.
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:13 am

Sir Gallivant wrote:
B77W-QOTS wrote:...and a disappointed son whom at the moment thinks everytime we are going out we are going to the airshow, this has been going on for two weeks LOL, hes a bit of an aviation buff at 3 :clap:


Don't forget to bring ear protection for the wee one when you go to the show, it is loud for them little ears.



Yeah will be for sure, I wasnt far off the rwy when a B1-B took off from MEL a couple of years ago and that thing is LOUD, impressive LOUD, looks like the F-22's are static only which is disapointing.
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:22 am

Pictures as promised ;)

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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby PurduePilot » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:58 am

Interesting--I didn't realize the Royal Australian Navy still used Catalinas.

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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:06 am

PurduePilot wrote:Interesting--I didn't realize the Royal Australian Navy still used Catalinas.


They dont its part of HARS have a look at http://www.hars.org.au its part of the flying display.
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby Not_Karl » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:01 am

B77W-QOTS wrote:Pictures as promised ;)

Thanks, excellent pictures!! :D :clap:
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Fri Mar 04, 2011 7:58 am

Not_Karl wrote:
B77W-QOTS wrote:Pictures as promised ;)

Thanks, excellent pictures!! :D :clap:


No worries, more to come when I attend on Sunday, might be more warbird type pictures such as spitfires, mustangs, meteors, canberra bomber, super connie, sabre etc
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby Giles » Fri Mar 04, 2011 3:20 pm

why are the rudders on the f18's canted in during what appears to be takeoff and landing roll?

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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby flyboy2548m » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:14 pm

Giles wrote:why are the rudders on the f18's canted in during what appears to be takeoff and landing roll?


To keep the silly thing going straight down the runway maybe?
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby Giles » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:37 pm

flyboy2548m wrote:
Giles wrote:why are the rudders on the f18's canted in during what appears to be takeoff and landing roll?


To keep the silly thing going straight down the runway maybe?


maybe.... but they are even that way on carrier launches...

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http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2009/10/25 ... -take-off/

apparently it is to aid in pitch...

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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby B77W-QOTS » Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:48 am

And from today ;)

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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby Not_Karl » Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:20 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby DeskFlyer » Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:39 pm

B77W-QOTS wrote:
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Italian Air Force C-27



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Re: Australian International Airshow 2011

Postby Giles » Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:00 am

good stuff marty


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