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E-3A Component 25th Anniversary
« on: May 09, 2007, 04:48:36 PM »
Hello all,

Besides the RIAT and no flying display, will this be the airshow of the year in my humble
opinion. The participants list is growing every day.............. :o

Participants for now are (last update: 09-May-2007)

Austria (The Flying Bulls)
- B-25J Mitchell
- F4U-4 Corsair
- DC-6 Douglas
Belgium
- MK-48 Sea King Helicopter
France
- E-3F SDCA
- E-2C Hawkeye
- AS-352 Horizon
Germany
- A-310 MRTT
- C-160 Transall
- AS-532 Cougar Helicopter
- EF-2000 Eurofighter
- F-4F Phantom II
- PA-200 Tornado IDS
- ME-109 (EADS Heritage Team)
- AN-2 
Greece
- A-7 Corssair
- C-27J Spartain
Hungary
- JAS-39 Gripen
- AN-26 Curl
Italy
- Alenia C-27
NATO
- NATO E-3A (25th Anniversary Paint Scheme)
- NATO E-3A (Legacy)
- NATO E-3A (Mid-Term)
- Boeing 707/Trainer Cargo Aircraft
Norway
- F-16 Fighting Falcon
- DA-20 
Poland
- SU-22 Fitter
Portugal
- Alpha Jet A
Spain
- F-18 Hornet
- CASA C-295 
Sweden
- AEW Saab 100D Eriey
Switzerland
- F/A-18 Hornet
- AS-532 UL Cougar Helicopter
- Hawker Hunter J-4086 (Hunter Flying Group)
- Piaggo P-149P (Fliegermuseum) 
Turkey
- F-4F Phantom II
United Kingdom
- E-3D Sentry AEW1
United States
- A-10
- KC-135

Especially the participation from Greece and Sweden, are rarely seen aircrafts.

Regards, Ramon.
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Re: E-3A Component 25th Anniversary
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2007, 12:40:53 PM »
The list is gething longer and longer, and longer..........

Italy:
- MB-339A
- PA-200

United States:
- B-52  :o

I will for certain running up and down the landing spot  ;)

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Re: E-3A Component 25th Anniversary
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2007, 07:15:39 PM »
Hello guys,

The first participants are already arrived, the rarely seen Swedish
SAAB S100B Argus Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft was
already at Geilenkirchen for 1 day, but flew today a local mission.
See the photograph below, hopefully some more will follow the
coming days traveling between Volkel en Geilenkirchen  ;)

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Re: E-3A Component 25th Anniversary
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2007, 01:23:25 PM »
Nice pic of the SAAB S100B Argus. Last time i saw it, it had a much lighter grey scheme. This one makes the aircraft look much better.  :)
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Re: E-3A Component 25th Anniversary
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2007, 09:11:41 PM »
Nice pic of the SAAB S100B Argus. Last time i saw it, it had a much lighter grey scheme. This one makes the aircraft look much better.  :)

Hello Viggen,

Thanks for the compliments, much appreciated.

Just to underline your point  ;)
The aircraft is indeed in real life coloured in much lighter grey.
However was on the this day the whole day some beautifull sunny weather
with a blue sky. But when this one came in, one small cloud moved before
the sun, that is why it is still very sharp, but the colours are a little different.

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Re: E-3A Component 25th Anniversary
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2007, 09:59:00 PM »
Ohh, so its just the light that makes it look darker then it really is. To bad cuz i really liked that darker grey. Anyway its a great pic!  :)
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Re: E-3A Component 25th Anniversary
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2007, 08:02:05 PM »
Hello guys,

Just back from a long stay at the fence at Geilenkirchen.
Normally the MP and "Polizei" is doing very difficult due the USAF presence, but this
time they where very social and friendly. They even wished us via speaker nice photographs
and good conditions for the weather.

Many thanks for that.......(I just had to say this  ;) )

And now to some of the highlights, all participants made it to Geilenkirchen. Also the B-52  ;D :o :P
made it after a 6 1/2 hour delay. Weather was overall very good with black skies on the background
and a "filtered" sunshine, only one rain shower was counted. Hope you like the photographs.

Regards, Ramon.
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Re: E-3A Component 25th Anniversary
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2007, 02:48:33 PM »
nice shot's  ;)

 



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