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Hi,

AFAIK there is no specific topic for, large, formations yet.

Would like to start it!

Bierset 1987
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Nörvenich 1988
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Feel free to add!

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(bear with me please, too eager at this moment to show the pics, rather them really improving them ;-) )
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Anyone with the 40 (or so) Hunters from Stans, 1994.....? Unfortunately, I didn´t carry a camera in those days....

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Sorry for linking some awesome movies.

22 Tomcats !

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8F00hSy8wgI[/youtube]

25 X F117

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXxh2p7P1mA[/youtube]
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Not the high quality images we are used to here, but I have good memories of this day nevertheless ;-)

40 Mexican PC-7's taking off last independence day

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And maxing a pass before landing again

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Ängelholm 1990
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Deelen 1983

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Hello all,

Nice formations can be seen allready but I would like to share 2 special formations!

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Nice topic, and nice pics so far!
Open days KLU 2008:
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Good 'old' Soesty: :wave:
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Here's one more ;)

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JBG36 Phantoms during a rainy airshow @ Hopsten, 1986.

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And 20 Dutch Starfighters at the 1980 De Peel airshow

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O boy... I must have dozens of pictures of big and/or strange formations, but first I have to find my slides and scan them...
By coincidence I already had 3 pictures scanned, so here they are :mrgreen:

1 8 Fokker S.11 Instructors on 5 may 1985 at Rotterdam:
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2 12 FAP Chipmunks at Montijo on 28 june 1987:
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3 12 Fokker S.11 Instructors at Lelystad on 22 august 1987:
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If I remember well I must have a picture somewhere of 44 helicopters at the open day at Rheine-Bentlage in 1985...
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Heron wrote:3 12 Fokker S.11 Instructors at Lelystad on 22 august 1987:
Just wondering, were these still flying in service? I started spotting in 1989 and I cannot remember 'just missing' them. But in that case, were there still 12 flying around as civilians?

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ehusmann wrote:
Heron wrote:3 12 Fokker S.11 Instructors at Lelystad on 22 august 1987:
Just wondering, were these still flying in service? I started spotting in 1989 and I cannot remember 'just missing' them. But in that case, were there still 12 flying around as civilians?

Erwin
picture 1; made at "40 years Liberation airshow" at Rotterdam, consisted of 8 civilian Instructors:

PH-ACG, PH-GRB, PH-GRY, PH-HOG, PH-HOK, PH-HOL, PH-SLO, OO-MCH, OO-PCH (so one of them was not in the formation)



picture 2; made at the Tiger Meet '87 at Montijo, Portugal:

all FAP Chipmunks: 1302, 1306, 1308, 1309, 1321, 1323, 1325, 1335, 1339, 1345, 1365, 1366, 1369 and 1372
(so two of them were not in the formation, but you can read the numbers from the underside of the left wing; there were 4 more in the static display)

picture 3: made at "5 years Fokker Four" airshow at Lelystad, all civil S.11's:

PH-ACG, PH-AFS, PH-GRB (E-20), PH-GRY (197), PH-HOG, PH-HOI, PH-HOK, PH-HOL, PH-SLO, G-BIYU (E-15), OO-MCH, OO-PCH (E-1)
So all S.11's on that day were in the formation and this big a formation of S.11's has not been repeated since!
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Not the best quality, I know. But it's special I think.
Shot at the London Ontario Air Show during the seventies or early eighties, I don't know, but it is a special formation: 1 Snowbird, 1 Blue Angel, 1 Patrouille de France, 1 Frecce Tricolore and 1 other I don't know. Anyone is to what the missing plane is and when this shot was taken ? If solved, a whole tray of slides can be dated as well......
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not a very tight formation but still a very special one. 3 French Mirage F1, 3 Spanish Mirage F1, 3 Norwegian F-5, 3 USAFE F-15's and 3 RAF Phanton F-4J (UK) at the 1986 Tiger Meet at Cambrai

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