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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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Hoping for some more USAF and USN participants... not to much from them this year it seems.
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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I agree, compared to last year, it's mostly static planes especially the fighter jets. Not sure if it's a BUDGET thing.

RIAT did mention that there would be more confirmation over thhr next few weeks on the flip side.
Doesn't look like the F35A from the RAF would be taking part - confirmed at the beginning but later removed BY RIAT
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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GLF4 wrote:Hoping for some more USAF and USN participants... not to much from them this year it seems.
Keep in mind that last year was the USAF-70 celebration and this year they have a larger than usual RAF participation... Still, more than three weeks to go :roll:
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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The Truman is still in the med. Don’t know how long she will be in this area.
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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Maybe the RAF F-35 will be a surprise similar to the B-2 last year.
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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the RAF F-35's will be in the flypast on Friday and on static.
probarbly "single" demo's on Saturday and Sunday
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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He Guinness,

Thank you for the info. Do you also have more info on the possible participation of Singapore, Malaysia, UAE and Japan? Still no sign of all of them.

Gr.

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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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Guinness wrote:the RAF F-35's will be in the flypast on Friday and on static.
probarbly "single" demo's on Saturday and Sunday
Single demos? You mean static on sat and Sun?
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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OscarM wrote:He Guinness,

Thank you for the info. Do you also have more info on the possible participation of Singapore, Malaysia, UAE and Japan? Still no sign of all of them.

Gr.

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I have been wondering about this too. Looks like everything is confirmed apart from us air forces Europe and us special ops
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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They're both on the list, the green light has been flashing for a couple of weeks now. Reckon we may get official confirmation of Asian/Middle Eastern countries over the next couple of weeks.
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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BrizeWatcher wrote:They're both on the list, the green light has been flashing for a couple of weeks now. Reckon we may get official confirmation of Asian/Middle Eastern countries over the next couple of weeks.
Let's hope for something flying instead of another static!
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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Flightech wrote:
BrizeWatcher wrote:They're both on the list, the green light has been flashing for a couple of weeks now. Reckon we may get official confirmation of Asian/Middle Eastern countries over the next couple of weeks.
Let's hope for something flying instead of another static!
35 different flying displays already... good for almost nine flying displayhours. I don't think there is much more space left.
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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Singapore will be in today's or next weeks update.
Japan in 2 weeks time
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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Great! Thank you for the quick reply!
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Re: RIAT 13-15 July 2018

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Awesome, thanks for the update!
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