The Airpower is one of the most important airshows in Europe, organized every 2 years (or 3 like this edition, due to financial problems) on Zeltweg Austrian Air Force base. Red Bull is the main event sponsor, and it brought almost the whole Flying Bulls fleet to the show.
3 PC-6 draw the Austrian flag in the sky with coloured water.
Red Bull DC-6
Fokker D.VII replica
4 Austrian SAAB 105 trainers
Belgian Air Force F-16 solo
Czech Air Force SAAB Gripen in Tiger Meet livery
Special formation with many types which served in the Austrian Air Force:
de Havilland Vampire
A SAAB 105 and a Typhoon completed the formation
The Draken then performed its own solo display
Peter Besenyei display
The only airworthy Bristol Sycamore in the world, recently restored by Red Bull
North American T-28 Trojan, recently restored by Red Bull
Belgian Air Force A109
Red Bull’s Blanix Team
Austrian SAAB 105 in Tiger Meet livery
Red Bull’s Bo105
Red Bull’s AH-1 Cobra
Red Bull’s Bell 47
Ecureuil for aerial footages
Austrian Pilatus PC-7 in special livery to commemorate the 30th anniversary of PC-7s in Austrian Air Force service
The tactical demo simulated the retrieval of civilian personnel from a conflict zone.
A flight of Bell 212s unloaded soldiers…
…followed by a flight of Black Hawks
Bell 206s simulated an attack on a “technical” which tried to attack the civilians.
Then the 212s came back to retrieve the civilians, while the airbase speakers played Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries”
A flight of Alouette IIIs retrieved the remaining soldiers
2 Typhoons scrambled to simulate a C-130 interception
Then the 2 Typhoons simulated a dogfight
Red Bull formation, with B-25 Mitchell, P-38 Lightning, F4U Corsair and 2 Alpha Jets
Patruouille de France
Hawker Sea Fury
Polish Air Force MiG-29 Fulcrum
French Air Force Rafale
Italian Air Force C-27J Spartan
Messerschmitt Me.262 Schwalbe replica
Czech Air Force Mi-24 Hind with special livery to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the formation of RAF’s No 311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron. This livery belonged to a Squadron’s Liberator.
The only photo I took of the static display, NATO’s E-3 Sentry