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by Frenetic Enigma
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

Curious to know if Pete McLeod performed today. His instagram says he's in Abby for the air show but he's not on the list of performers. maybe he's just watching? Static? I saw him fly on Thursday night in his familiar Red Bull plane - at least I'm assuming it was him. The website is a mess - I jus...
by Frenetic Enigma
Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

The NORAD Demo was cancelled today. It was on the schedule, so hopefully tomorrow it will come through. I talked to the F-15 pilots, and they said we may not get a pass, but we'll see. RNLAF F-35 pilot says he is going to shoot straight up into the sky on departure day. Anybody else have any info f...
by Frenetic Enigma
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

Overall, pretty good arrivals day. Highlights were definitely multiple passes by the USAF F-35s, two very good passes by the F-16 demo team, and some impressive touch-n-gos by the CF-18s. As mentioned, only one Dutch F-35 arrived, and only looped the field once and promptly landed. The F-15s did no...
by Frenetic Enigma
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

Overall, pretty good arrivals day. Highlights were definitely multiple passes by the USAF F-35s, two very good passes by the F-16 demo team, and some impressive touch-n-gos by the CF-18s. As mentioned, only one Dutch F-35 arrived, and only looped the field once and promptly landed. The F-15s did not...
by Frenetic Enigma
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

The Russians still flew on the Sunday. Regardless, Jedi asked about weather conditions and what would happen today or tomorrow and was provided an answer. There is no need to try and make sarcastic remarks towards someone who is trying to help answer your question. The only year the show hasn't gon...
by Frenetic Enigma
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

Nice video of the Super Hornet arrival - not surprised that the smoke looks as bad, if not worse, than it does out here in Vancouver. Won't have too much of an effect on arrivals day tomorrow - although it may discourage passes being made before landing. Could affect practice, but I suspect it'll on...
by Frenetic Enigma
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

For those of you coming out tomorrow for arrivals, there is also a mini airshow between 5-8 PM sponsored by Ronald Mcdonald House. They have been doing this since 2014. It is for sick kids, and their families. Enjoy your day out tomorrow everyone. I am looking very forward to all the F-16's. Just s...
by Frenetic Enigma
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

AirshowHawk wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:06 pm
3 Super Hornets are here. 1 is looking especially nice!
Nice! Hopefully we'll see at least one of them fly tomorrow (preferably the "nice" looking one!).

I imagine you'll be located inside the fence at work; where is everyone else going to set up tomorrow?
by Frenetic Enigma
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

Make that 4 F-35's now. 2 US and 2 RNLAF. Look for all 4 to arrive between 11 and 3 Thursday. Look for at least 2 super hornets Wednesday late afternoon. E6 mercury may have cancelled. They're working on filling static slots. Tough to say at this point what will show up. Canadian C-130J may be need...
by Frenetic Enigma
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: 2017 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow
Replies: 353
Views: 101716

Re: 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow

I heard the same. Originally there was supposed to be 8 F-16's. 4 NORAD (OK), 2 demo (SW) and 2 static (CO) however if the NORAD is the static as well that means there is 2 USAF slot open that can be filled with what ever. At this point in time, I think you're being highly optimistic that we'll get...