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Title: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on December 19, 2018, 03:43:22 PM
The 2019 Newcastle Festival of Flight will take place on the 22nd June 2019. This is due to the Reds overseas tour in Aug/Sept 2019.



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Flying

RAF Red Arrows
RAF Tucano
RAF BBMF Dakota
The Blades
Christen Eagle II
Rich Goodwin Muscle Pitts
Irish Coast Guard S92
Irish Air Corps CASA
Irish Air Corps AW139
Global Stars
Team Raven
Aerosuperbatic Wingwalkers
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: smudge on December 19, 2018, 09:05:02 PM
That's a quieter weekend than I had expected, only a couple of smaller shows / festivals on the calendar:

http://www.air-shows.org.uk/2018/06/uk-airshow-calendar-2019/
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Angry Turnip on December 19, 2018, 09:57:54 PM
That seems like a very sensible idea,especially if they want to get the Red Arrows.If they get the weather we had late June this year it would be a bonus.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Angry Turnip on December 20, 2018, 02:01:20 PM
The 2019 Newcastle Festival of Flight will take place on the 22nd June 2019. This is due to the Reds overseas tour in Aug/Sept 2019.

A new flight director is being looked for also.


I wonder if Mourinho would be interested? He isn`t doing anything at the moment,other than sulking. :-)
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on December 20, 2018, 03:21:53 PM
Just to note, while NMD have put out a tender for a flight director, that does not mean there will be a new one. Rick Peacock-Edwards could be retained as FDD via the bidding process.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on February 13, 2019, 04:53:06 PM
Confirmed as 22nd June now. Budget is similar to what a 2 day show would have gotten last year after reductions. So apx 120k basic from council without sponsorship factored in .
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on April 01, 2019, 02:00:47 PM
The Tucano is the first to publicly announce their dates with Newcastle on it. Great to see!

http://www.air-shows.org.uk/2019/04/airshow-news-royal-air-force-shorts-tucano-t1-display-dates-2019/

edit: Reds also confirmed.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on April 03, 2019, 06:07:56 PM
Dakota now confirmed for Newcastle

https://www.raf.mod.uk/display-teams/battle-of-britain-memorial-flight/displays/

Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on April 12, 2019, 12:52:07 PM
No Typhoon for Newcastle
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Sneaky_Nikon on April 12, 2019, 01:12:28 PM
Clashing with Armed Forces Day I'm surprised they can cadge anything off the RAF.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on April 12, 2019, 01:52:17 PM
Armed forces day is 29th June.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on May 03, 2019, 05:32:25 PM
I believe Rick Peacock Edwards has been re-appointed Flight Director going by recent conversations with the council.

Just over a month to go, only the 3 RAF displays confirmed however the list of displaying aircraft is with the council, so just waiting on them finalising and releasing them.

With the local elections there hasn't actually been an ERT meeting since 11th March and none are scheduled until next month.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Sneaky_Nikon on May 04, 2019, 02:03:28 PM
Armed forces day is 29th June.

The NI event is on the 22nd though.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on May 04, 2019, 04:14:03 PM
Yeah, forgot we get it a week before. RAF Falcon's are going to Lisburn for it.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: smudge on May 04, 2019, 08:41:16 PM
The Falcons are excellent, and rarely seen over here.  Last time was... Newcastle 2013?  I think.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Sneaky_Nikon on May 05, 2019, 12:18:34 AM
I remember them jumping out of Andovers.

Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on May 05, 2019, 03:27:55 PM
The Falcons are excellent, and rarely seen over here.  Last time was... Newcastle 2013?  I think.

2014 jumping out of a cessena skyvan. They were due to jump in Portrush last year but weather cancelled that.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Angry Turnip on May 05, 2019, 03:35:09 PM
They have a Dornier Do228 now,it was in BFS last year C-FPSH--see my pic below.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on May 15, 2019, 05:18:34 PM
The council is to review all current events including the FoF later this year to develop a new tourism stratagy aimed at bringing more visitors from the ROI.

Just over 6 weeks to go and still no aircraft announced outside of the RAF trio. No websites of display teams or solo displays seem to list Newcastle at all right now. Very little to 0 press about the event while other shows promote their airshows for many months before hand. I think the council need a new promotional strategy as part of their review.

I have been told the list is on the desk of the Festivals department. I do fear we will end up with small displays like the Christen Eagle, RV7, Irish Air Corps and S92. I do know they have been in contact with at least 1 jet display thankfully. But not heard of anything coming from that as of yet.

1/5th of the budget (26k) has gone on hiring a company to provide food/drink services and entertainment on the ground. The council used to accept applications from traders and charge the traders, but now they seem to be paying for outside companies to arrange that for them.. A waste of money I think that could go on the flying budget.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on May 18, 2019, 05:30:09 PM
Expecting to post another confirmation on Monday. Spoke to council who have given me permission to do so.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on May 20, 2019, 05:45:19 PM
Blades added. Being announced at 6pm.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Jimi182 on May 21, 2019, 10:46:15 AM
The Blades always have done a good show at Portrush.  A little more enjoyable than the fast jets as they can get in closer.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 09, 2019, 06:30:05 PM
Less than 2 weeks to go now.

Line-up should be revealed this week. They were hoping to get it uploaded on Friday, but that didn't happen. Press releases going out tomorrow so I expect line-up between tomorrow and Wednesday. The jet display I mentioned is listed for Weston that day so looks like that is out.

Leaving it quite close. For once I actually don't know what's coming aside from the RAF and Blades. No display teams outside those confirmed already have Newcastle listed, and the usual ones are down for Weston such as Rich Goodwin, Ravens etc. 
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Sneaky_Nikon on June 09, 2019, 07:19:50 PM
Gotta be honest, unless they reveal an F-35 (or Su 35!) display it doesn't look wrth the bus fare.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: ed-209 on June 10, 2019, 01:36:44 AM
I was going to bus it this year but with 2 weeks to go I think they are hoping that people have already booked their stay before the final lineup.  Between Newcastle and Portrush not sure who takes the prize this year for the least promotional effort!!......"They were hoping to get it uploaded on Friday".......again,council hoping that accommodation will be booked out before anything final is  announced.  The blades were excellent in Duxford well worth going to get a pic for the competition to fly with lingy!! Shame to work in shorts and not get to see the Tucano display :(  Not worth the hassle especially with 3 kids...1 or 2 no shows would be a disaster and still can't get out of my head seeing the typhoon dip below the clouds before the whole show cancelled last year. Can't see anything posted on Rich goodwins' site either :( If anyone is looking for a petrol/diesel paying passenger then I would go for the day and leave the kids at home to play on their phones as dragging them to Newcastle would be a waste of time. We desperately need a paying display in the north and wasting 1/5 of the budget providing food/entertainment in a seaside town is a joke!!..think there were enought food places milking it the last few years!! I spent more in Newcastle in the past (breakfast, lunch , dinner, amusements, petrol etc)  taking the kids than it cost for my flights 49 and tickets for 2 days 50 into duxford this year!!!
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 10, 2019, 07:33:58 PM
....."They were hoping to get it uploaded on Friday"......

That maybe was a wrong choice of words on my behalf.

I am looking forward to the Tucano, and the Blades were fantastic at Duxford. I'm actually not to bothered by no Typhoon, it's gotten rather tame over the last few years and I didn't think it was overly great at Duxford. Kind of has been toned down since the fantastic display in 2015.

Rockwell Collins are again the main sponsor.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 12, 2019, 10:35:07 AM
Rich Goodwin is coming :) Always a great display
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: ed-209 on June 12, 2019, 01:05:28 PM
Thats a nice plus :)...really enjoy Richs' display and the Typhoon seemed to exit a bit early on the Saturday....thought it might have had gone Tech?
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 12, 2019, 08:12:55 PM
Yeah, it just exited out of a roll to the right. Seemed very unplanned. Usually its a vertical climb to finish the display.  Sunday's seemed more polished.

Wingwalkers have said they are coming to Ireland in a few weeks, I assume Newcastle. The Wingwalker ladies did say they were going to be in Ireland again soon after Bangor last weekend  when I spoke to them at Duxford ( and got a selfie with them :) )
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 13, 2019, 02:35:23 PM
Christen Eagle II being advertised on an official vendor partners twitter post today

https://twitter.com/TheFancyFoxNI/status/1138906300027420679
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: NISPOT on June 13, 2019, 03:40:50 PM
Christen Eagle II being advertised on an official vendor partners twitter post today

https://twitter.com/TheFancyFoxNI/status/1138906300027420679

Usual stuff coming then!  ::)
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 13, 2019, 03:42:27 PM
Still has the largest collection of jets anywhere in Ireland this summer lol
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 13, 2019, 06:08:23 PM
The lineup is being revealed tomorrow. It is a pretty fun line up, mostly aerobatic displays and teams.

I am looking forward to the show, though it does contain quite a few of my favourites on the seaside circuit.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Sneaky_Nikon on June 13, 2019, 08:13:24 PM
Still has the largest collection of jets anywhere in Ireland this summer lol

I can't see myself visiting any of the others either TBQH.  I mean, I know storage is cheap these days but there's only so many pics of the IAC CASA, the Canso and the Huey/Loach Combo I need in my life. 

Bray still looks to be the best option on the island for variety, but even it's tame this year and the cost of visiting it (with the Mrs. placating extras) would more than cover heading across the water for an exercise related base visit.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 13, 2019, 08:16:49 PM
Still has the largest collection of jets anywhere in Ireland this summer lol

I can't see myself visiting any of the others either TBQH.  I mean, I know storage is cheap these days but there's only so many pics of the IAC CASA, the Canso and the Huey/Loach Combo I need in my life. 

Bray still looks to be the best option on the island for variety, but even it's tame this year and the cost of visiting it (with the Mrs. placating extras) would more than cover heading across the water for an exercise related base visit.

I priced Bray going down to Bray, and it was almost going to cost what it cost me to go to RIAT this year (until I added Pimms and Grandstand onto it)
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: vanandjuanunited on June 14, 2019, 07:18:45 PM
Whilst it's a free show there's nothing of interest for me.  Is that the full line up. If so it's gonna be a short one
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 14, 2019, 07:29:52 PM
Still more to be announced :) Check your PMs in a few mins
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Jimi182 on June 15, 2019, 12:17:23 PM
Still more to be announced :) Check your PMs in a few mins

Can you pm me some more announcements?
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Angry Turnip on June 15, 2019, 01:35:12 PM
Not wishing to steal JasT1981`s thunder, but I don`t think there is anything more to announce other than what aircraft the IAC (if any) are sending.

Some sites are saying 4x PC-9s, some are saying a single PC-9, and some the Casa 235, and some don`t mention the IAC at all.

Big question is....when is the rain going to stop?
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 15, 2019, 02:22:05 PM
It's the AW139 and the CASA from the IAC.

There was mention of the Irish Aerobatic display team on the original press release which is now been removed. Quite a few, including myself thought it was the PC9s

4 more announcements to come that are not fully public yet. Wingwalkers, Global Stars, Irish Coast Guard S92 and Team Raven. Speculation is AerDynamics RV7 display team could be added and this was the Irish Aerobatic team mentioned.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 16, 2019, 02:39:20 PM
Red Arrows at 2:55pm.

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Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 18, 2019, 08:22:22 PM
Programme for this weekend

http://www.visitmournemountains.co.uk/festivalofflight-programme?fbclid=IwAR0k0LvLAaz3THI4BkyotoYTaNR4Mn7zAOokIMQhmyorUGdUedqDSPO34D8

I'm seriously considering packing it in after this year.  Stress levels are too much lol
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 20, 2019, 07:04:02 PM
Times for some displays


Team Raven 1:30pm
Dakota 2pm TBC
Wingwalkers 2:35pm
Red Arrows 3pm
Tucano 4:30pm
Blades 5:20pm
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: TCX49 on June 20, 2019, 07:37:40 PM
Wonder will the Dakota and Tucano use BFS along with The Reds Arrows?
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: duffer80 on June 21, 2019, 01:06:13 PM
Dakota will likely just fly in from England, display and head back to England.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 21, 2019, 05:43:28 PM
Timings for tomorrow

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Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 21, 2019, 10:08:50 PM
Wonder will the Dakota and Tucano use BFS along with The Reds Arrows?

Dakota is using Blackpool as a base tomorrow. So no stopping at Aldergrove. No word on Tucano
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Jimi182 on June 21, 2019, 11:36:00 PM
Wonder will the Dakota and Tucano use BFS along with The Reds Arrows?

Dakota is using Blackpool as a base tomorrow. So no stopping at Aldergrove. No word on Tucano

Think the Tucano arrived at Aldergrove this afternoon
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 22, 2019, 07:33:10 PM
Absolutely brilliant day of flying. Wingwalkers were my favourite display. Global stars were popular with the family. As per usual everyone left after Red Arrows.

Without doubt the best airshow the NMD council have put on since merging with the old council of Down District who put on the shows pre-2015
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: greglloyd on June 29, 2019, 11:23:37 PM
To be honest, airshows in this country have become so boring, I just cannot bring myself to attend.

Prefer to nip up to Aldergrove these days if I want to see something up close. More action up there.

On the day of Newcastle, I got to see the Reds depart for the show. Got to see the new A320 NEO fly right over me, watched a Jet2 737 Classic, saw the Tucano depart for the show, and saw the reds fly right over me and do their usual vertical climb and shower over the airport, and then fly right over me one by one to land. All in the space of about an hour.

Can nip up any week and see the Virgin 747 coming in. Heck, it's done some nice flyovers of Belfast city some mornings. And thanks Virgin... You mostly now depart runway 25, turn to the south, and fly right over my house at a few thousand feet on your way to Orlando. So a nice view of it any Sat or Sun when the sky is clear enough.


Honestly, more action at home and our local airports.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Sneaky_Nikon on June 30, 2019, 10:56:57 AM
It's not just here, outside of the couple of famous "biggies" most shows now are more akin to the "barnstorming" shows of the early days of aviation than what I was used to growing up in the Eighties and I have absolutely no interest whatsoever in them.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 30, 2019, 02:12:05 PM
I may be in the minority, I still really enjoy the Newcastle show. My only complaint this year was the Dakota and Tucano were too far out. Everything else was ok for a 300mm lens.

Though yes, I have had to find myself going to RIAT, Duxford and Cosford (and even Heathrow) to satisfy my airshow needs. I look at Newcastle as a fun family day and just sit back and relax on the lawns of the Slieve and enjoy whatever comes.

Newcastle 2014 and Portrush 2015 were the last shows here aimed at enthusiasts, and I don't see those days coming back.

Even Bray has been hit hard this year.

Images from FB so quality has been reduced.

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Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: Angry Turnip on June 30, 2019, 04:24:18 PM
For my 2pence worth, any clips I have seen of the majority of Newcastle shows, almost everything is too far out for 95% of the display for any decent photos.

Aerobatic prop display teams are of very little interest to me,The Blades do something a bit different, but the others are just plain boring, and we have seen them

all so many times before.Even the Reds were miles out from videos I have seen, well at least the weather behaved itself this year.

I have never gone to the show at Newcastle, and this years lineup wasn`t going to change that situiation.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: jasT1981 on June 30, 2019, 08:16:43 PM
I do think living in Newcastle sways my feelings lol. It's great to have a show on my doorstep. But a bit like Portrush, if I lived elsewhere it might be harder to bring myself to go.
Title: Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
Post by: ed-209 on July 02, 2019, 12:28:41 AM
I have included a link to my work in progress FLCKR page...too many photos to convert and post. I loved Newcastle this year....from a photographic point of view... I agree with Mr AT on some of his points.... displays where so far out that the person I was with who had a 300mm lens gave up. I struggled with the Tucano display using the 600...no idea why he was so far and the wingwalkers so close in!!!The only thing missing was the wildcat aerobatic team and to be honest if Newcastle had of had them as well then the smoke set would have been completed :) Still had to crop my photos on the small stuff but a 300 is deffo a waste of time these days!!! Roll on Duxford Flying Legends!!! The bretling Jet team would be great for Newcastle!!!



https://www.flickr.com/photos/153090095@N06/