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Thunderbirds Add Finland Performance - Military.com

Thunderbirds Add Finland Performance - Military.com | Finland | Scoop.it
TURKU, Finland -- On both sides of every US Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 Fighting Falcon, there's a colorful, square panel that displays the flags of all the countries in the world where the team has performed. The Thunderbirds had the privilege of adding a new flag to the panel June 18.
For the first time in its 58-year history, the Air Force's premier jet demonstration team performed in the country of Finland. The Thunderbirds headlined "Turku Air Show 2011," which also featured Finland's own Midnight Hawks.
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Pilots & Planes Military » Cockpit upgrade Finnish Air Force Hawk Mk66

Pilots & Planes Military » Cockpit upgrade Finnish Air Force Hawk Mk66 | Finland | Scoop.it
The Finnish Air Force purchased 18 ex-Swiss Air Force Hawk Mk66 aircraft in 2007 to add to their fleet of Hawk Mk51s.
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Turku Airshow 2011

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The Turku Airshow 2011, taking place on June 18th and 19th, has been awarded the year 2011 master airshow status by the Finnish Aeronautical Association. The event is part of the aviation history already – U.S. Air Force display team Thunderbirds will be performing first time ever in Finland. This is the opportunity you don’t want to miss – be sure to head to Turku at June!

The Turku Airshow 2011 is organized by Aviation Club of Turku (Turun Lentokerho ry) in association with the Finnish Aeronautical Association (SIL).
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Ambassador Oreck: "Thunderbirds Come to Finland" | Facebook

Ambassador Oreck: "Thunderbirds Come to Finland" | Facebook | Finland | Scoop.it
U.S. Embassy Finland wrote a note titled Ambassador Oreck: "Thunderbirds Come to Finland." Read the full text here.
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LiveLeak.com - Finnish Air Force Recruitment Video 2011

Finnish Defence Forces - Groundforces · finnish defence forces, mechanised combat group ... Finnish F-18 Hornet maneuvering in the air ... Finnish Soldier Killed in Afghanistan ... finnish defence forces -combat divers ...
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Turku Air Show 2011 #51 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Turku Air Show 2011 #51 | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Finland | Scoop.it
Turku Air Show 2011 18.6.2011 Midnight Hawks...
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Thunderbirds @ Turku, Finland, 17-Jun-2011

Short movie of U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds practicing for their shows on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th of June, 2011, at Turku Air Show 2011.
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Turku Air Show 2011

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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds : Trip 7.5 Finland | Facebook

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds : Trip 7.5 Finland | Facebook | Finland | Scoop.it
Lt. Col. Case Cunningham, Commander/Leader, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds", arrives at Turku Airport, Turku, Finland, June 16, 2011. The arrival of the Thunderbirds is a historic milestone, marking the first time in team history the Thunderbirds have performed in Finland.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)

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Finnish Air Force to escort victorious icehockey squad

Finnish Air Force to escort victorious icehockey squad | Finland | Scoop.it
The Finnish Air Force said Monday it would send two F/A-18 aircraft, weather conditions permitting, to escort a charter flight carrying the Finland icehockey squad back from Slovakia Monday afternoon.
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