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Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« 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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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #1 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/

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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #2 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.

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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #3 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. :-)
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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #4 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.
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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #5 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 .

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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #6 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.
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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2019, 12:52:07 PM »
No Typhoon for Newcastle

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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2019, 01:12:28 PM »
Clashing with Armed Forces Day I'm surprised they can cadge anything off the RAF.
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Re: Newcastle Festival of Flight 22nd June 2019
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2019, 01:52:17 PM »
Armed forces day is 29th June.