Two of the Russian Knights’ Su-27s will be
appearing at the Farnborough International Airshow in England next
With just three weeks to go until the public weekend, this
news is a great addition to what is sure to be an amazing
five-hour flying spectacular taking place on 14 and 15 July 2012.
The Su-27s, built by Sukhoi, will be on display for the full seven
days of the show, one will be on static display while the other
will be displaying its awesome capabilities in the sky.
Entertainment is high on the agenda at the
Farnborough Airshow 2012 with aerobatic display teams aplenty. The Breitling Jet Team, The Blades, RedHawks, Breitling Wingwalkers
and of course the RAF Red Arrows will fly over the skies of
Farnborough aerodrome performing stunts and tricks with the speed and
precision that visitors always enjoy.
The solo displays will also
be enhanced by the first appearance of a South Korean Air Force
T-50 jet trainer in the colours of the Black Eagles display team
and the exciting unlimited aerobatics of Mark Jefferies.
For the enthusiasts there are a whole host of military aircraft
flying and on static display including the Boeing F/A18 Super Hornet, the Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon and C-130J Super
Hercules and the Yak-130. During the weekend, military greats from
the Battle of Britain Memorial flight and Avro Vulcan XH558 will
also be flying.
Visitors will also be among the first to
witness the future of space travel with Virgin Galactic who will
be presenting a full- scale model of SpaceShipTwo at the
Other highlights for this year’s show
- The ‘In The Zone’ Touring Exhibition - the Wellcome Trust’s major UK-wide initiative linked to the London
2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
- The Hornby Airfix Roadshow
- Team Extreme, the world-class skateboard, BMX and inline
skate display team
- The Funkstylerz, specialist dance
• The Innovation Zone, hosting a variety of
interactive exhibits and demonstrations showcasing technology that
could feature in the aircraft of the future
• The Boeing
and Royal Aeronautical Society' (RAeS) Schools Build-a-Plane
Challenge featuring Hampshire-based Yateley School’s winning
• The Space Zone showing how space technologies
shape our world today and how space exploration helps us
understand the universe and broaden our horizons. At the weekend,
astronauts will also be in attendance to answer any questions
Tickets can be
purchased now, with some money saving
offers on advance purchases. Children under 16 years of age are
admitted free, when accompanied by a ticket-bearing adult.
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