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Fliegeroffizier
10-31-2004, 11:02 AM
If you don€t live in Las Vegas, eat your hearts out http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

Nellis Air Show (http://members.cox.net/wasaf2004/tv-2.wmv)

The annual Nellis Air Force Base Airshow this year is Heavy on WWII aircraft displays and demonstrations. I€m especially looking forward to the D-Day Renactment€¦from the Brochure/Website:
Nellis Air Show D-Day Aerial Reenactment
One of the highlights of this year's show will surely be Aviation Nation's aerial tribute to the heroes of D-Day, 06 June, 1944. Join us as rare historic aircraft fly over Nellis Air Force Base recreating the awesome display of Allied air power that was seen on that day so long ago.A classic Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" heavy bomber and two North American B-25 "Mitchell" medium bombers will "drop their loads" on target while a pyrotechnic display detonates below them simulating the effect of actual bombs exploding in support of the invasion force. Thousands of brave men jumped into battle from the back of cargo airplanes on D-Day and Aviation Nation will recreate this part of the Normandy invasion as well. Once the bombers soften their targets, a beautifully restored Douglas C-47 (as seen at top of page) will discharge its cargo of battle ready airborne troops from The United States Army Golden Knights parachute demonstration team.Protecting the jumpers, bombers and troop transport, as well as making ground attacks,a classic Republic P-47 "Thunderbolt," along with two North American P-51's and a British Fairey Firefly will fly aerial cover over the event. Echoing the struggle during the Battle of Britain, this part of the reenactment will include a very rare sight indeed. A mock battle battle between a Supermarine "Spitfire" and a German BF-109!

One of 18 B-25's to appear in the classic WWII movie, "Catch 22" Mike Pupich brings his beautifully restored "Heavenly Body" B-25 to Aviation Nation 2004. The airplane is so impressive that it won the "People's Choice Award" at the prestigious National Aviation Heritage Invitational competition held at the National Championship Air Races in September of this year.
Heavenly Body will also fly during the D-Day tribute currently scheduled at 1:20 PM during the airshow at Nellis Air Force Base.http://www.b25.net/

Also on static display in downtown Las Vegas November 5€"14:
"Glacier Girl", the famous P-38 aircraft recovered from under 268 feet of ice and restored to flying condition, Glacier Girl, for her first ever trip West of the Mississippi will be on display at the intersection of 3rd and Fremont Streets during the entire 10-day period.
Part of the famed "Lost Squadron," Glacier Girl landed on the Greenland icecap after bad weather forced the entire squadron down during a 1942 mission about seven months after the United States entered World War II. One of six P-38 fighters and two B-17 Bombers, Glacier Girl remained buried under 268 feet of ice until being excavated and removed in 1992, 50 years after the original landing. She is now fully restored to flying condition and is housed at the Lost Squadron Museum in Midd*****ro, Kentucky.

The static display acft include several P51s, several P38€s, P47, B25, B17, etc€¦and a Bf109.
http://nellisairshow.com/04/static_display/


No flight sim demo's though http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

Fliegeroffizier
10-31-2004, 11:02 AM
If you don€t live in Las Vegas, eat your hearts out http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

Nellis Air Show (http://members.cox.net/wasaf2004/tv-2.wmv)

The annual Nellis Air Force Base Airshow this year is Heavy on WWII aircraft displays and demonstrations. I€m especially looking forward to the D-Day Renactment€¦from the Brochure/Website:
Nellis Air Show D-Day Aerial Reenactment
One of the highlights of this year's show will surely be Aviation Nation's aerial tribute to the heroes of D-Day, 06 June, 1944. Join us as rare historic aircraft fly over Nellis Air Force Base recreating the awesome display of Allied air power that was seen on that day so long ago.A classic Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" heavy bomber and two North American B-25 "Mitchell" medium bombers will "drop their loads" on target while a pyrotechnic display detonates below them simulating the effect of actual bombs exploding in support of the invasion force. Thousands of brave men jumped into battle from the back of cargo airplanes on D-Day and Aviation Nation will recreate this part of the Normandy invasion as well. Once the bombers soften their targets, a beautifully restored Douglas C-47 (as seen at top of page) will discharge its cargo of battle ready airborne troops from The United States Army Golden Knights parachute demonstration team.Protecting the jumpers, bombers and troop transport, as well as making ground attacks,a classic Republic P-47 "Thunderbolt," along with two North American P-51's and a British Fairey Firefly will fly aerial cover over the event. Echoing the struggle during the Battle of Britain, this part of the reenactment will include a very rare sight indeed. A mock battle battle between a Supermarine "Spitfire" and a German BF-109!

One of 18 B-25's to appear in the classic WWII movie, "Catch 22" Mike Pupich brings his beautifully restored "Heavenly Body" B-25 to Aviation Nation 2004. The airplane is so impressive that it won the "People's Choice Award" at the prestigious National Aviation Heritage Invitational competition held at the National Championship Air Races in September of this year.
Heavenly Body will also fly during the D-Day tribute currently scheduled at 1:20 PM during the airshow at Nellis Air Force Base.http://www.b25.net/

Also on static display in downtown Las Vegas November 5€"14:
"Glacier Girl", the famous P-38 aircraft recovered from under 268 feet of ice and restored to flying condition, Glacier Girl, for her first ever trip West of the Mississippi will be on display at the intersection of 3rd and Fremont Streets during the entire 10-day period.
Part of the famed "Lost Squadron," Glacier Girl landed on the Greenland icecap after bad weather forced the entire squadron down during a 1942 mission about seven months after the United States entered World War II. One of six P-38 fighters and two B-17 Bombers, Glacier Girl remained buried under 268 feet of ice until being excavated and removed in 1992, 50 years after the original landing. She is now fully restored to flying condition and is housed at the Lost Squadron Museum in Midd*****ro, Kentucky.

The static display acft include several P51s, several P38€s, P47, B25, B17, etc€¦and a Bf109.
http://nellisairshow.com/04/static_display/


No flight sim demo's though http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif