Show Reports
Air Force Days 2014

Air Show

Lots of variety during the air show as well. Impressive fighter demo’s including the MiG-29, EF-2000, but also the Breitling Wingwalkers with their Boeing Stearman. A first was the Croatian PC-9 demo team “Krila Oluje”.


4056, F-16

4056, F-16

4056, F-16

FA-123, F-16

12-0064, CV-22

12-0064, CV-22

12-0064, CV-22

C.16-55 / 14-15, EF-2000

C.16-55 / 14-15, EF-2000

FA-123, F-16

050, PZL-130

-, PZL-130

-, PZL-130

048, PZL-130

-, PZL-130

142 / 4-GU, Rafale

142 / 4-GU, Rafale

N74189, PT-17

-, PT-17

059, PC-9

-, PC-9

059, PC-9

108, MiG-29

108, MiG-29

108, MiG-29


Next Gen

Big part of the show was covered with this years Next Gen theme. The F-22 show unfortunately felt short due to a technical problem. The USAF F-35A from 61st squadron flew an impressive heritage formation with the P-51.


09-4181 / FF, F-22

12-5052 / LF, F-35

09-4181 / FF, F-22

12-5052 / LF, F-35

09-4181 / FF, F-22

09-4181 / FF, F-22

09-4181 / FF, F-22

09-4181 / FF, F-22

09-4181 / FF, F-22

12-5052 / LF, F-35

12-5052 / LF, F-35

G-BIXL, P-51

G-BIXL, P-51

12-5052 / LF, F-35

12-5052 / LF, F-35

12-5052 / LF, F-35

12-5052 / LF, F-35

12-5052 / LF, F-35

09-4191 / FF, F-22

09-4191 / FF, F-22

09-4191 / FF, F-22

09-4191 / FF, F-22


Airbus brought there ever impressive A400M factory demo. The Greek F-16C “Zeus” is one of the best looking demo’s around. The German Bo-105 gave it’s last show ever, with the aircraft retiring with the German Army.


LF363 / JX-B, Hurricane

EC-406, A400

EC-406, A400

EC-406, A400

EC-406, A400

523, F-16

523, F-16

523, F-16

523, F-16

523, F-16

ZK356, Typhoon

ZK356, Typhoon

ZK356, Typhoon

87+16, Bo-105


Lightning B

With there first F-35B on home turf, the RAF presented the capabilities to the public for the first time. The STOVL capabilities of the B model made a very stable impressive, compared the to Harrier for instance.


ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35

ZM137, F-35


The show continued with the Red Arrows, the awesome Chinook demo, a Swedish Grippen and Italian Typhoon and was concluded by the Frecce Tricolori.


-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

XX245, Hawk

ZK310 / FL, Typhoon

ZZ381, Wildcat

ZZ519, Wildcat

168930, F/A-18

ZA714, Chinook

ZA714, Chinook

ZA714, Chinook

168853 / 853, P-8

39268 / 268, JAS-39

39268 / 268, JAS-39

MM7278 / RS-23, F-2000

MM7278 / RS-23, F-2000

MM7278 / RS-23, F-2000

-, MB339

MM54534 / 6, MB339

-, MB339


Traditionally most of the participant’s head home on Monday after the show. Like every year this event can be witnessed with special tickets and two sides of the runway.

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