RAAF Base Williamtown Airshow 2010 18-19th Sept

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RAAF Base Williamtown Airshow 2010 18-19th Sept

Postby biggerry on Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:22 pm

For those who are plane nuts.. :up: and one of teh few times you won't get too many strange looks when pointing a large lens at military aircarft, there is also a cat turning up apparently

http://www.airforce.gov.au/airshows/

18-19th September 2010
RAAF Base Williamtown

See the region’s biggest and most exciting air and ground displays ever by the Australian Defence Force and visiting allied aircraft.

The event features the latest in technology demonstrating the range of stimulating and different careers on offer in the ADF.

"It’s a family day with something for all ages".

Watch this page for updates on the road traffic arrangements, flying and ground programs and information on the participating aircraft.
Whats On

Expect to see:

* Air Force F-111s, F/A-18A/B Hornets, AP-3C Orions, C-130 Hercules, the big C-17 Globemaster, Hawk 127, the new F/A-18F Super Hornet, B737 Wedgetail and the spectacular Roulettes aerobatic formation display team;
* Navy Seahawk and Sea King helicopters, plus the famous Dancing Squirrels aerobatic helicopters and the new A109e Augusta;
* Historic warbirds including the Neptune and World War II Mustang, Spitfire, Meteor and Catalina;
* Civilian sports aircraft, including an appearance by the celebrated Red Bull Air Racer Matt Hall;
* Hands-on static displays, entertainment, bands and lots more.
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Re: RAAF Base Williamtown Airshow 2010 18-19th Sept

Postby radar on Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:44 pm

Yep, hope to get there, being in our back yard here.
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Re: RAAF Base Williamtown Airshow 2010 18-19th Sept

Postby aim54x on Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:47 pm

I would love to go...now to try and plan it!
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Re: RAAF Base Williamtown Airshow 2010 18-19th Sept

Postby surenj on Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:03 pm

If only I had a 300mm or something... :mrgreen: I doubt 85mm is going to cut it. :roll:
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Re: RAAF Base Williamtown Airshow 2010 18-19th Sept

Postby biggerry on Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:31 pm

surenj wrote:If only I had a 300mm or something... :mrgreen: I doubt 85mm is going to cut it. :roll:


:rotfl2:

you would be surprised though, with lots of static displays there will be fun for all...
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Postby aim54x on Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:37 pm

I think I will have to borrow some long glass if I go....wonder what I can get my hands on through work!
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Re: RAAF Base Williamtown Airshow 2010 18-19th Sept

Postby biggerry on Sat Sep 11, 2010 9:51 pm

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