Air Show News
- Swiss cancel Russian Knights for AIR14 Payerne
12 August 2014
Switzerland's defence department has cancelled Russian participation in the upcoming AIR14 air show at Payerne. The Russian Knights aerobatic display team flying Su-27 fighters had been scheduled to take part in the first weekend of the air show celebrating 100 years of Swiss military aviation, 50 years of the Patrouille Suisse, and 25 years of the PC-7 Team.
- New Red Arrows Pilots
28 July 2014 | RAF
Three new pilots will join the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, for the 2015 season. Flight Lieutenant Thomas Bould, Flight Lieutenant Michael Bowden and Flight Lieutenant Emmet Cox will begin training with the Red Arrows later this year, ready to display as part of next season’s nine-strong team.
- Reds On BBC
25 July 2014 | RAF
Celebrating the Red Arrows’ 50th display season, the hour-long documentary will be shown on BBC2 at 9.00pm on Sunday 27th July
- F-35 returns to limited flight, officials rule out Farnborough
16 July 2014 | ACC
While the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter has returned to limited flying, it will not be appearing at the Farnborough International Airshow in the United Kingdom, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said during a Pentagon news conference July 15.
The F-35 fleet was grounded July 3 in the wake of a June 23 engine fire on the runway at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Navy and Air Force airworthiness authorities recommended the F-35's return to flight yesterday, pending approval by commanders. more...
- Pentagon F-35 Farnborough Announcement Not Expected Thursday
10 July 2014 | DefenseNews.com
The Pentagon is not expected to announce Thursday whether the F-35 joint strike fighter will fly to the Farnborough International Airshow in the UK, a defense official said.
- F-35 to miss RIAT, show organiser says
10 July 2014 | Flight Global
?The continuation of a grounding order imposed on the Lockheed Martin F-35 fleet on 3 July means the type will not be taking part in the 11-13 July Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), the show's organisers have confirmed.
- Three F-35B Lightning IIs to fly at RIAT 2014
6 June 2014 | Flight Global
?More than 150 military and civil aircraft from all over the world are confirmed as participants in the 2014 Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, UK, the stars of the show being three Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs.