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Thunderbirds for Salthill

Post by casper » Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:37 pm

Still to be officially confirmed but listed on their website, the USAF Thunderbirds are to display at Salthill 2007 :)

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Post by PaulR » Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:31 am

Now confirmed in today's Indo...
THE world famous US Air Force Thunderbirds aerobatic team are to visit Galway this summer. It's a major coup for the Salthill Airshow.

The team, in their red, white and blue F-16C Fighting Falcon jets, are expected to attract crowds of well over 100,000 people when they perform in Galway on June 24 at the free show as they visit Ireland for the first time.

Ireland is only one of seven European countries the Thunderbirds will visit during 2007.

When the team last appeared in Europe in 1996 3.5m people turned out to see them.

Salthill will be the first stop on their European tour.

Last weekend the advance party for what is regarded as America's finest aerobatic team were in Galway to see the venue.

Airshow organisers said the Thunderbirds team had never seen a finer or more beautiful location for an airshow then Salthill with Galway Bay and the Burren mountains in the background.

The team will perform about thirty manoeuvres in their supersonic fighter jets including group formation flying and solo demonstrations.

The 2007 team of pilots includes the US Air Force's first female jet demonstration pilot.

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Post by RV BLUE » Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:03 pm

Yea....check this out....Galway....enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJ3W_C5l ... ed&search=

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Post by Heliops » Mon Mar 05, 2007 10:03 pm

RAF Display Tucano T1 also :D

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Post by Flyer1 » Tue Mar 06, 2007 12:05 pm

Tucano will hopefully be more exciting than the bit of stuff the Air Corps did last year. More solo displays, and less of the helicopters this year. Dave Bruton in EI-SAM would be a great crowd pleaser.

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Post by Heliops » Tue Mar 06, 2007 11:15 pm

The Air Corps put on a fine display last year, whats up with you? Jeez you get the ONLY Airshow in the ROI and yet again you get another moaner "this isnt right, where is the..." You cant please everybody you know and seeing as its FREE you would think you would appreciate that besides im sure they ask for lots of Aircraft but you should know that you can only get what Airforces etc are willing to send :roll: Grow up.

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Post by Flyer1 » Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:03 am

Thought you might have something along those lines to say Heliops. Everyone is entitled to their opinion.

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Post by RV BLUE » Mon Mar 12, 2007 1:32 pm

Just a note worth posting...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlK4vRw- ... ed&search=

my kind of woman...ya just gotta love it...!!

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