Finnish Air Force Air Show Displays in 2019

Air Force 12.4.2019 11.52 | Published in English on 16.4.2019 at 15.05
Press release

Finnish Air Force aircraft will participate in various flying and static displays both in Finland and abroad in 2019.

F/A-18 Hornet -monitoimihävittäjä harjoittelee esityslentoa. Kuva: Minna Pyykönen / ilmavoimat

The aircraft of the service can be seen during the Base Open Days at the Air Force Academy, Satakunta Air Command and Lapland Air Command as well as in many other public events. Abroad Finnish Air Force aircraft will participate for example in the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) and NATO days in Ostrava.

The events of the air show and flypast schedule given below may be subject to change. Updated and detailed event information can be found on the Finnish Air Force social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Finnish Air Force Air Show Displays and flypasts in Finland in 2019

26 April: National Veterans’ Day, wreath-laying ceremony, Sankaripuisto park, Kuopio

  • F/A-18 flypast

27 April: National Veterans’ Day

  • F/A-18 flypast over the three-country cairn

9 May: Base Open Day at Utti Jaeger Regiment

  • F/A-18 solo display
  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team display
  • Static display including F/A-18, Hawk, CASA C-295M, and Pilatus PC-12 NG

14 May: Base Open Day at Satakunta Air Command, Pirkkala

  • F/A-18 solo display
  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team
  • Hawk solo display
  • Vinka solo display
  • Demonstration flights by transport and liaison aircraft
  • Static display including F/A-18, Hawk, transport and liaison aircraft and helicopters of the Finnish Army

28 May: Base Open Day at Air Force Academy, Tikkakoski

  • F/A-18 solo display
  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team display
  • Hawk solo display
  • Vinka solo display
  • Pilatus PC-12 NG demonstration flight
  • Static display including F/A-18

4 June: Finnish Defence Forces’ Flag Day National Parade, Rovaniemi

  • F/A-18 solo display
  • Parade flypasts by F/A-18 and Hawk aircraft

7 June: Sun Pampas City Festival, Ylivieska

  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team demonstration flight

12 June: Finnish Defence Forces’ Summer Tour, Joensuu

  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team demonstration flight

13 June: Finnish Defence Forces’ Summer Tour, Kuopio

  • F/A-18 solo display
  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team demonstration flight

15 June: Jukola Relay, Kangasala

  • F/A-18 demonstration flight
  • CASA C-295M flypast
  • Pilatus PC-12 NG flypast

15 and 16 June: Turku Airshow

  • F/A-18 solo display
  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team
  • Hawk solo display
  • Vinka solo display
  • Static display including F/A-18, Hawk and Grob G 115E

15 June: Finnish Defence Forces’ Summer Tour, Helsinki

  • Midnight Hawks demonstration flight

1 August: Neste Rally Finland 2018, Jyväskylä

  • Midnight Hawks demonstration flight (Opening Ceremony in Jyväskylä Harbour)

22 August: Base Open Day at Lapland Air Command, Rovaniemi

  • F/A-18 solo display
  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team display
  • Hawk solo display
  • Vinka solo dipslay
  • Pilatus PC-12 NG demonstration flight

8 September: Flying Finn Race, PowerPark, Kauhava

  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team

13 September: Kouvola Security Conference and Get to Know Your Military Event, Kouvola

  • F/A-18 demonstration flight

6 December: Finnish Independence Day National Parade

  • Hawk flypast

 

Taitolento-osasto Midnight Hawks Ilmavoimat 100 vuotta -juhlalentonäytöksessä Tikkakoskella kesällä 2018. Kuva: ilmavoimat

 

Finnish Air Force Air Show Displays Outside Finland in 2019

8 June: Latvia Air Force 100 Years, Lielvarde, Latvia

  • Hawk solo display

19 and 21 July: Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford, United Kingdom

  • F/A-18 solo display

27 July: Falcon Wings Airshow, Lithuania

  • Hawk solo display

16 and 18 August: Roskilde Airshow, Denmark

  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team

25 August: Försvarsmaktens flygdag, Ronneby, Sweden

  • F/A-18 solo display

21 and 22 September: NATO days in Ostrava, Czech Republic

  • Midnight Hawks aerobatic team display

 

Read more:

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Midnight Hawks on social media:
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Ilmavoimien kauden 2019 esityslentäjä kapteeni Arto Ukskoski.