This year's themes includes Surveillance and NATO tigers.
The Surveillance theme focuses on the aerial surveillance and airborne recognizance. Star of the show is off course the U-2 which this year celebrates it's 50th anniversary. The theme provide some rarely seen aircraft like the French 'sneaky' Transall , the RAF Nimord R.1 never seen before on a airshow and the Greek RF-4 wearing the rear green camouflage.
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The second big theme was set around the NATO tiger squadrons. Traditionally the aircraft are painted in some degree with tiger- heads or striping. Highlights included a Polish Su-22 and full tiger puma. The Polish Su-22 (707) was accompanied by the a brand new Casa 295M, a first European airshow visit (photo on previous page). RAF 814 squadron displayed the new tiger Merlin and the US send a KC-135R from the 77th Air refueling squadron with larger tigers prints on the side.