Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos
One hundred aircraft and over 100 elite pilots and parachutists will perform on Saturday, July 27, on the occasion of Bucharest International Air Show & General Aviation Exhibition, an event organized on Baneasa Airport, under the high patronage of His Majesty King Mihai I of Romania, the Bucharest Airports National Company (CNAB) informs.
As a first in Bucharest, the Baltic Bees will participate in the air show, a Latvian formation with a flying style unique in the world, performing artistic maneuvers of maximum difficulty, but also Jurgis Kayris, world champion in air acrobatics and Luca Bertossio, world champion of gliding acrobatics.
During the event, which will celebrate 90 years since the establishment of Romania’s Aeroclub, many other names in the elite of the world air acrobatics are expected, as the Flying Bulls (with spectacular aircraft Alpha Jet and B-25J), the Polish Eagles Foundation (with the famous MIG 15 model), but also artists of the air show acrobatics in Romania – Romania’s Aeroclub, Iacarii Acrobati, Hawks of Romania, alongside the best professionals of the joystick from TAROM and aviation structures of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI), etc.
At the same time, Baneasa Airport will host, on Saturday, the second edition of the exhibition of aviation engineering – General Aviation Exhibition, where dozens of aircraft will be exhibited, from ultra-light ones till business jets.
“The Bucharest Airports National Company plans to turn the Bucharest International Air Show & General Aviation Exhibition into a flagship event for Romania, placing Bucharest on the international map of events in the aviation field”, CNAB also informs.
The event is organized by the Bucharest Airports National Company, Romania’s Aeroclub, ROMATSA, AIBO Sports Club and ROMAERO. Access of the public is free.