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BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« on: February 28, 2008, 02:21:59 AM »
Hello guys,

Michaël "Mickey" Artiges has a very busy schedule for
this 2008 airshow season. Glad to see him performing
on some shows I'm attending:

17-18 May - Orange (Fr) - Meeting aérien
24-25 May - Pratica di Mare (It) - Giornata Azzurra
31 May-1 June - Cognac (Fr) - Meeting aérien
7-8 June - Karup (Dk) - Air show
14-15 June - Bodo (No) - Air show
21-22 June - Leeuwaarden (Nl) - Open Days
28-29 June - Dijon (Fr) - Meeting aérien
5-6 July - Florennes (Be) - Defence days
10-11 July - Fairford (UK) - RIAT
13 July - Avord (Fr) - Meeting aérien
19-20 July - Helchteren (Be) - Sanicole Air show
26-27 July - Sunderland (UK) - Air show
16-17 August - Kecskemet (Hu) - Air show
30-31 August - Koksijde (Be) - Open day  Interesting???
6-7 September - Brno (Cz) - CIAF 08
13-14 September - Leuchars (UK) - Air show
4-5 October - Duxford (UK) - Autumn Air show

All dates can also be found in the airshow Calendar
on this same website. Regards, Ramon
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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2008, 07:09:30 AM »
Hi,
I saw Mickey fly at Nellis in '06, I think. His display was so hot!
Is he going to fly at Nellis this year?
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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2008, 10:47:11 AM »
Hi Shawn,

I think that you have mistaken Mickey (Belgium) for
Capt. Gert-Jan (Goofy) Vooren (the Netherlands).
The Dutch F-16AM Solo Display has been at Nellis in
2006, and is also planned to rock the show this year.
This years pilot is: Capt. Ralph (Sheik) Aarts

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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2008, 03:28:57 PM »
Hmmm....
The provisional Nellis flying display includes a BAF F16 and a RNLAF F18  !!!
Anybody know the truth ?

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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2008, 05:08:08 PM »
Hmmm....
The provisional Nellis flying display includes a BAF F16 and a RNLAF F18  !!!
Anybody know the truth ?

Hello JohnB,

How did you get this information, what source or website??
The BAF F-16 is 100% sure not attending Nellis, and last time I
checked is the RNLAF not operating any F-18, would be nice however.

A small list of what can be expected can be seen on this website
in the airshow calendar. As the official website is still not fully updated.
Link: http://aviationnation.org/an2008.html

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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2008, 05:37:09 PM »
Hi Ramon,
Its on the aviation nation web site (added yesterday)   
I tend not to believe much of it, its got the wrong dates as well.....
Cheers
Johnb

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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2008, 01:24:03 PM »
Hi Ramon,
Its on the aviation nation web site (added yesterday)   
I tend not to believe much of it, its got the wrong dates as well.....
Cheers
Johnb

Hello JohnB,

Can you post a link to this website, as the official website.
With a link in my previous message, has no sign of a BAF F-16
or a RNLAF F-18??. There is only a RNLAF F-16 mentioned.

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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2008, 04:46:18 PM »
Ramon,
Go to the Aviation Nation home page, box on left side re airshow information - highlight and a drop down will provide the schedule - sorry cant get a link ...
I have mailed the organisers but no reply yet, suspect its an update of an old list thats been edited badly
Johnb

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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2008, 05:25:23 PM »
Ramon,
Go to the Aviation Nation home page, box on left side re airshow information - highlight and a drop down will provide the schedule - sorry cant get a link ...
I have mailed the organisers but no reply yet, suspect its an update of an old list thats been edited badly
Johnb

Hey JohnB,

That is indeed very strange to see. I have no answer to the
"BAF F-16", very strange to see that one in the list. And the
RNLAF F-18 is just a big typo, has to be F-16 of course. And
suspect that this will be a ANG F-16A flown by our "Sheik".

The whole website needs anyway a big information update, as
on static is still a F-117 (Out of service). And the Flying display
is completely outdated, with a A-10, B-2, F-4 (Fingers crossed  :laugh: ). 

However still a impressive list with confirmed aircraft, like the
F-22, F-15E, USAF Heritage (P-38 & P-51), USN F/A-18C Hornet
West Demo and Legacy flight, CAF - Utah Wing (Hopefully with a
flying "Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon") and the C-17 Display.

Regards, Ramon  ;)
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Re: BAF F-16AM - Season 2008
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2008, 12:29:07 PM »
Hello JohnB and others  ;)

The BAF F-16 display seems to be confirmed after all ???
Which is nice for the people in the States, but not a nice
surprise for the visitors from Europe, like myself.
As I always love to see the display of Mickey, did I hope
on something else at Nellis. Well, it still looks like a awesome
show with the C-17, F-18, F-15E and of course the F-22.

Link to the programme: Nellis Airshow

Regards, Ramon
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