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Sola Airport Celebrates 70 Years With Airshow!

Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:54 am

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:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stavanger_Airport_Sola

http://www.avinor.no/English/Airports/Stavanger_Airport,_Sola/

Some pictures from the airshow:

http://web3.aftenbladet.no/lokalt/article461154.ece

http://web3.aftenbladet.no/lokalt/article461272.ece

Video from the airshow:

http://www.stavanger-aftenblad.no/webtv/?id=461310

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"
4xZlin 42
3xF-5 Freedom fighter "Eye of the Tiger"
3xDC3
2xF-16, RNoAF
2xHawker Hunter
Aero L29 Dolphin
Army Cub
Auster
Bleriot XI
Boeing 737
C130 Hercules
Catalina PBY 5A
Cessna L-19 Birddog
Cornell
Extra 230
Extra 300
Grumman G164 w/Wingwalking
Harvard
JAS39 Gripen
Model aircraft
Motorised paraglider
Microlights
P51 Mustang
Pitts PYTHON
Rans S9 Chaos
Saab Safir
Skydiving
Tiger Moth
Tummelisa
Vampire
Westland SeaKing
YAK 52


Static display


Alouette II
BF109 Messerschmitt
Cessna Caravan
Cirrus SR22T
CF-104 Starfighter
DO328
Dominie
EF-Typhoon
F4
F5
F84 Thunderjet
F86F Sabre
F86K Sabre
Hawk
JAS39 Gripen
KC-135
Lynx
Microlights
Nimrod
Orion
RF84 Thunderflash
S92
Seaplane
Small aircraft
SAAB 340
SAAB MFI15-200A
T33A T-bird
Tornado
UH1B

http://www.solaairshow.no/index.php?newlang=english

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