You can get to be part of it for free by volunteering to help man the RAFMAA gazebo in the athlete's village. A diverse array of historic and modern aircraft represented the Royal Air Force’s illustrious history as well as international contributions from Belgium, Ireland, France, Netherlands, New Zealand & Poland. The Royal Air Force Cosford Air Show was a keystone event in the RAF’s centenary celebrations in 2018. From the very off-set, last year was intended to be a one-off affair, on […] Assinatura mensal ou anual: BUSCA. Powered by ConvertKit. First to appear were three more Grob Tutor T1s from the Cosford based University of Birmingham Air Squadron. The two helicopters performed a series of flypasts and close hovers marking both types debut as part of a public flying display. RAF Cosford, Wolverhampton, WV7, 3EX View location map. The RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 certainly proved to be a popular event. The North American Treaty Organization (NATO) ... (1918 to 2018). Reviews from previous Events. These included a pair of RAF SE5a, the RAF BE2c and the latest addition to the team, the Avro 504K. The Age of Uncertainty section also saw the final two contributions from overseas air forces. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. This saw three of the team drawn the figure “100” in the sky using Red , White and Blue smoke while the rest of the team performed a topside pass to complete the ‘picture.’. RAF Cosford’s personnel and local air cadets also helped bring some aircraft to standard for presentation in the static displays. Cosford is therefore uniquely suited to hosting one of the key events in the centenary year as it can showcase not only the aviation aspects, but also so many of the other trades vital to the provision of air power both at home and deployment overseas. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. It was certainly an ambitious plan to have such a rigid plan and there must have been a fair amount of relief that the weather was so kind. This very special RAF Cosford Air Show flying display was closed by the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 from No 29(R) Squadron and flown by Flt Lt Jim Peterson. Updates About Contact. 2018 UK Airshow Dates Lancaster NX611 “Just Jane” Royal Air Force Red Arrows 2017 Preview Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Launch Home Blackbushe Festival of Flight Press Launch 2017 Mi Amigo 75th Anniversary Flypast Sheffield 2019 Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 The Hurricane project started off as a monoplane development of the Fury so was the perfect link between themes. The Great War aircraft were followed in short order by the first international fast jet of the afternoon, the Belgian Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon. The Westland Whirlwind HAR10 and Gazelle Squadron’s pair of Westland Gazelles have both performed at Cosford before and were excellent representatives of the RAF’s rotary history. Throughout the airfield, there will be a huge assortment of fascinating things to see and do at the RAF Cosford Air Show. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. This has meant that in recent years … A sell-out is always superb news for the event as it supports the RAF charities but it all creates challenges for the logistical exercise of getting people in and out of the event. from 20.00. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This started with two of the newest types in service with the Airbus Helicopters H135 Juno HT1 and H145 Jupiter HT1 from nearby RAF Shawbury. One of the centrepieces of the RAF100 project, it had been in planning for well over a year with some very ambitious plans for both the flying and static displays which told the story of the service. These cookies do not store any personal information. The latter was one of the stars of the afternoon flying display and was flown by Charlie Brown. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. One of the UK's premier airshows. (This is just some the rest can be found at: Cosford 2018 ) The RAF Grob Tutor T1 solo display flown by Flt Lt Andy Sell kicked off a look at RAF training aircraft. The penultimate item of the day was a flypast by a 70 Squadron Airbus DS A400M Atlas C1 which like many of the other participating aircraft wore the RAF100 tail-flash. It took pride of place alongside similarly desert prepared examples of the Blackburn Buccaneer S2B and SEPECAT Jaguar GR1. The efforts of the air show team, the RAF Museum, the Royal Air Force personnel plus those that brought airframes in by road and air created something truly special which will quite possibly never be repeated.” Flightline UK, “The 2018 RAF Cosford Air Show was vintage Cosford. Please check with show organisers before making any commitments. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. A successful, safe, sell-out show, blessed by excellent weather is about as good as you could wish for in this day and age. from 18.95. The special anniversary formation displays by the BBMF are always very special and ‘Trenchard’ is no different being a very worthy salute to all past and current members of the Royal Air Force.