NI International Airshow sees new additions to the flying display.

4th August 2022

Today via a press release, the NI International Airshow (Formally Airwaves Portrush) announced multiple civilian displays in addition to the already announced RAF Displays.

Team Raven, a very popular 6 ship of Vans RV8s will return to the Causeway Coast having displayed a number of times at Airwaves Portrush, this year they will be flying a 6 ship display for the first time since 2016.

Next up is the Calidus Gyrocopter from Gyro Air Displays, which has graced the skies of Portrush many times in the past. A unique looking aircraft which can fly closer to the crowd than most displays.

Returning to the North Coast is the North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco from Bronco Demo Team. The OV10 Bronco flown by the Bronco Demo Team is a former German Air Force Bronco. It is a turboprop light attack and observation aircraft. The OV10 was used during the Vietnam War by the Americans.

A debut in Northern Ireland will see the Me109 Buchon, a Rolls-Royce Merlin-engined Messerschmitt Bf109 used in World War II by the Germans and Spanish, and joining it will be another North Coast Debut with the Hawker Fury, a British made fighter aircraft. The Fury entered service two years after the war ended. The Fury proved to be a popular aircraft with a number of overseas militaries, and was used during the Korean War.

These exciting additions join the already announced RAF Red Arrows and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, both of which are displaying on Saturday 10th September only, as well as the RAF Typhoon and RAF Tutor which both will be flying on both days.

And there is still more to come as work is ongoing to secure further aircraft for the NI International Airshow on the 10th & 11th September 2022.

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