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Ørland NATO Tiger air show on Saturday. Flight enthusiasts will be able to watch a display of military air power at the Ørland fighter base central Norway this weekend. Participants are from 15 different countries and are currently training at the facility in NATO exercises involving up to 60 aircraft until 8th June to practise for possible real international operations. Fighter pilots are using the mountain areas of Hjekinn, Dombås and Lilyhammer during the training.

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Ørland NATO Tiger air show on Saturday

Published on Thursday, 31st May, 2012 at 13:06 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

Flight enthusiasts will be able to watch a display of military air power at the Ørland fighter base central Norway this weekend.

Norwegian F-16 during 'Cold Response'
Norwegian F-16 during 'Cold Response'
Photo: Forsvarets mediesenter/Torbjørn Kjosvold


Participants are from 15 different countries and are currently training at the facility in NATO exercises involving up to 60 aircraft until 8th June to practise for possible real international operations.

Fighter pilots are using the mountain areas of Hjekinn, Dombås and Lilyhammer during the training.

Members of the public will be able to visit Ørland on Saturday 2nd June and watch an air show.

The programme for the day is as follows:

09:00 – gates open
09:00-11:00 – civilian and military aircraft landings
11:00 – welcome speech by brigadier Guttormsen
11:0-12:30 – show driving activities, including fastest lap time and dragster burnout
12:30-13:00 – model airplane racing and drag racing
13:00 – 4-ship formation flight school
13:00-14:00 – various competitions
14:00-16:00 – flying display
17:00 – gates close

More information about countries and aircraft participation can be found here (external link).



Published on Thursday, 31st May, 2012 at 13:06 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

This post has the following tags: natotigerairshow, oerlandmilitaryairbase.





  
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