Sola Airport in Stavanger, Norway celebrates 70 years of operation. It was the second airport with concrete runway to open in Europe. This weekend it celebrates with an airshow with 70 different aircraft in action. Civilian and military, old and new:
Read about Sola airport here:
Some pictures from the airshow:
Video from the airshow:
Norway will soon buy new fighterplanes and the planes that are up for consideration is Swedens, Jas Gripen, The European Eurofighter and the American Joint Strike Fighter. Two of the possible buys were strutting their stuff at the airshow,: Eurofighter and Gripen.
The aircraft in the show were:
Airborne display as of 29.05.2007.
6xF5-E "Patrouille Suisse"
3xF-5 Freedom fighter "Eye of the Tiger"
Aero L29 Dolphin
Catalina PBY 5A
Cessna L-19 Birddog
Grumman G164 w/Wingwalking
Rans S9 Chaos