The “Athens Flying Week (AFW) Tanagra International Air Show”, Greece’s leading airshow is returning in September with the renowned French aviation demonstration team, “Patrouille de France”.
Held for the eighth consecutive year, the AFW aviation event will take place at the Tanagra Air Base during September 21-22 and is expected to gather over 60,000 spectators from Greece and 4,000 foreign visitors from 18 countries around the world.
The airshow’s highlight this year will be “Patrouille de France”, which this year is celebrating 66 years since its establishment in 1953. The French precision aerobatic demonstration team will perform in the skies over Greece, offering breathtaking maneuvers full with blue, white, and red contrails of its eight Alpha jets.
Among AFW’s participant teams and athletes are also the Royal Jordanian Falcons; the Belgian F-16 Solo Display Dark Falcon; the Polish Air Force Aerobatic Team ORLIK; the Solo Display Saab 105 of the Austrian Air Force; World Champion Johan Gustafsson from Sweden; the Red Bull Team Schaere; the Sky Dive Attica team; the RC Kavala Acro Team; Stijn De Jaeghere Aerobatics from Belgium; and the Hellenic Army Aviation’s F16, Mirage 2000-5, T-6 TEXAN II, TECNAM P-2002JF and F-4E Phantom II.
AFW 2019 will also feature an aviation exhibition, where visitors will have the chance to have their picture taken next to a Panavia Tornado of the German Air Force; the Casa C295 of the Polish Air Force; and the TECNAM P-2002JF, F-4E Phantom II and Mirage 2000-5T of the Hellenic Army Aviation.
For more information on the event visit www.athensflyingweek.gr.
The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is a communication sponsor of the event.