Saturday/Sunday airshow

Buckle up and enjoy an extraordinary air show with pilots and airplanes of top quality. You will see everything from WW1 pioneers to our top modern airplanes of today.

Times    
Gates open   8:00 AM  
Airshow   11:00 AM-4:30PM   
     
Prices (SEK)  Online ticket   On site ticket
Airshow, child Free entrance  Free entrance
Airshow, 12-17 years 170:-  200:-
Airshow, adult 325:-  400:-
     
Weekend ticket, 12-17 years 450:-   500:- 
Weekend ticket, adult  850:-   1000:-

Weekend ticket valid for all entrance during the weekend


Blackwing

Blackwing is today's most advanced Ultralight designed and manufactured in Sweden! The Next Gen airframe combines convenient side by side (120cm wide!) seating with high-end tandem performance. No more compromises needed. The full prepreg carbon airframe is the lightest and strongest in it's class.


Parachuting

Parachute shows are an appreciated feature at Flygfesten! Ca 20 Parachute jumpers from Fallskärmklubben Dala from Borlänge jump from a DC3 with smoke and flags. You have not missed that you can book a tandem jump with an experienced pilot the week before the Flight Festival?! Make sure you do: http://fkd.skycal.se/calendar.php?month=8


Zlin-526

Zlin-526 was originally designed in 1959 and more than 1,400 Z-526s were manufactured, many for military and private flying schools. The Z 526's layout was organized with the pilot in the rear, and the student in front. At Flygfesten Mats Olsson flies his eccentric Z-526


Tiger Moth

de Havilland Tiger Moth is a two-seater English biplane designed in the 1930s for use as a school airplane. The aircraft operated in many countries' air force until the 1950s, and still many operates privately. At Flygfesten we will see a group of three Tiger Moth's!


Johan Gustafsson Airshows - Piper Cub

Johan Gustafsson airshows participate with his Piper Cub at Flygfesten. This individual was built in 1942 for the U.S. Air Force and later served in the Second World War for the British Army, which was then used primarily as a reconnaissance plane. It is Sweden's oldest Piper Cub and Johan shows perform an elegant show with smoke in the wing tips.

Sunday only 


Scandinavian Airshows - Two ship formation

Scandinavian Airshows puts their amazing aircraft Thor and the Pitts S2B in a classic advanced aerobatic display with smoke system into their natural element. In a freestyle, the air show public is invited to watch a 3D gyroscopic aerobatic show with a lot of smoke and manoeuvres in two ship formation. They will perform both on Friday's evening airshow and Saturday and Sundays airshow.


Johan Gustafsson Airshows - Thorp T18

Johan Gustafsson Airshow's latest addition to the 2018 Airshow season is his Thorp T18, which is specially designed for evening shows with LED lighting, and of course he will perform with his Thorp T18 at Flygfesten. Johan is world champions in advanced glider aerobatics, but now he shows what he is doing with his new engine airplane!

Saturday only


Scandinavian Airshows - Catwalk

World famous Scandinavian Airshow Catwalk invites the airshow public and specially the families with children to a spectacular and very popular family show with its tuff, playful and friendly figures the Skycats. The Skycats will perform an aerobatic wing walking. With the powerful smoke system and wingtip pyrotechnic smoke the two Skycats are climbing and posing on the wings of the aircraft in different formations while the pilot is making numerous of aerobatic manoeuvres like loops and barrel rolls. Would you dare? 


Model airplane

Daniel Casselby is multiple Nordic champion in RC planes. At Flygfesten, he flies his Pitts Challenger II in a half-scale. It is a wooden building kit from Germany. With an engine of 20-horsepower and 14 servons and weight of 25 kg, he controls his model aircraft from the back in various acrobatic maneuvers.


Scandinavian Airshows - Thor

Scandinavian Airshows and Jacob Holländer presents one of the world's most powerful air show aerobatic biplanes - THOR. Airshow pilot Jacob Holländer puts this amazing aircraft into its natural element. The air show public is invited to watch a 3D gyroscopic aerobatic show with a lot of smoke and manoeuvres, to mention something.


Fokker D VII

Mikael Carlson will perform at Flygfesten with his home built Fokker D VII. The Fokker D VII was most probably the finest single-seat fighter plane of WWI. A Fokker D VII could make a mediocre pilot into a good one, and a good pilot could become a legend.
Mikaels Fokker D VII is a reproduction using an original engine and only original materials and parts. The uniqueness of Mikael’s aeroplanes is that he prefer to fly them as they once were flown: A full display covering everything that was done with the machines in the early years.


Speakers

Håkan and Jasmine, speaker duo of Flygfesten. They guide us throughout the whole weekend and with their 86 years of combined flying experience with both military and civil background it's easy to keep up.


Jurgis Kairys

The legend Jurgis, he has been to Flygfesten since 2003 and has become an icon that is often talked about in the context of Flygfesten and he always impresses on the crowd! Jurgis Kairys is one of the world's best airshow pilots, with his World Campion medals in the Unlimited class, Jurgis is 66 years old, and comes from Lithuania. Jurgis has been the test pilot for the big Russian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi. 


HKP 5

The Air Force Museum Helicopters from Linköping will participate with two HKP-5. HKP-5 was the Air Force main training helicopter from the mid 1980s until the late 1990s, when this helicopter system was discontinued.

The HKP-5 is very maneuverable due to its small size and can be tactically operated in low altitudes and using the terrain to avoid detection. The rotor diameter and the length also cause the helicopter to land on small surfaces


J35 Draken

Saab 35 “Dragon” is a one-engine Swedish hunting aircraft developed by Saab for the Swedish Air Force. The aircraft was in military service for over 40 years in four European countries.
Around 1950, Sweden realized that a hunting plan was needed to intercept the new nuclear bombing aircrafts. The aircraft would be equipped with radar and it would be able to fly faster than the sound. In addition, it would have a very good climbing ability, long range, endurance and ability to carry the weapons required for the mission.

Saturday only


J29 Tunnan

Saab 29 also called Flying Barrel was a one-engine Swedish combat aircraft developed by Saab for the Swedish Air Force. In the 1950s, Saab made over 600 J29: or. The planet was state-of-the-art and the Swedish air force got the world amazed. The aircraft was in active military service in Sweden and Austria between 1951 and 1972. The barrel was of major importance to the Swedish aviation industry up to the top international

Sunday only


Baltic Bees Jet Team

The Baltic Bees comes to Flygfesten! Baltic bees from Latvia is an international jet team as this year have 6 L-39 aircraft's. With their blue yellow jet planes they will give us an amazing formation display!


SAAB B17

SAAB B17 is a Swedish bombing and planing plan The first sketches of Saab 17 were drafted at ASJA at the end of the 1930s, under the name of L 10. The first flight took place on May 18, 1940, by Saab's test pilot Claes Smith, and the shipments began in 1942. The planet received a short time in the Air Force because time had come for jet.


AJS 37 Viggen

AJS 37 Viggen comes to Flygfesten in Dala-Järna! Swedish Airforce Historic Flight operates this unique aircraft as have been marking Sweden and Saab on the globe. Viggen was operational in Swedish Airforce from 1972 until 2007 and today we only have this single plane flying. 

Sunday only 


Johan Gustafsson SZD-59 ACRO

Johan Gustafsson comes to Flygfesten with his SZD-59 ACRO, it is one of the best aerobatic gliders in Sweden. Johan has become famous around the world for his great glider aerobatic airshows. You will see a very nice performance by Johan in Dala-Järna as it also is his home base. Johan is two time world champion in Advanced Glider aerobatics.


P-51D Mustang

Nordic Warbirds come to Flygfesten with a P-51D Mustang from England! The P-51 Mustang is one of the real classics of World War II. It was built as a hunt-, reconnaissance- and bomb aircraft. Its primary task was to escort and defend allied bombers on the way across Germany and back to England again. Of the approximately 16,000 Mustangs that were manufactured, nearly 300 Mustangs have been preserved today, but just over a hundred are counted as airworthy.
 


Twister Aerobatic Team

Formed in 2010, the Twister Aerobatic Team have performed at events across Europe and the Middle East showcasing the highly efficient Silence Twister aircraft. The Team are very versatile performing daytime aerial ballets and unique, sparking evening displays with specially developed pyrotechnic effects streaming from the aircraft's wingtips.


J 28C Vampire 

Nordic Warbirds will perform att Flygfesten with a Vampire!
Vampire was one of the earliest jet aircraft launched during 1946. It became very popular and over 4000 aircraft were manufactured. Sweden, Norway and Finland have had Vampire in their Air Force. Vampire was an exceptionally versatile aircraft that put many records. Among other things, it was the first Royal Air Force aircraft at a top speed of over 800 km / h. It was also a Vampire who was the first jet airplane to take off and landed on a carrier ship and in 1948 a new high record of 18 119 meters was set up and later in 1948 Vampire became the first jet aircraft flying across the Atlantic.


Douglas DC-3

Congo Queen! Douglas DC-3 is one of the world's most manufactured transport and passenger aircraft. The prototype flew already in December 22, 1935. It was developed from DC-2 as a passenger and post-transport aircraft. In total, just over 16,000 DC-3 (the bulk for military use) were manufactured, of which more than 400 were still in commercial operation in 1998.


The Royal Jordanian Falcons

All the way from Jordan comes the military group The Royal Jordanian Falcons. They are a well known team at international airshows world wide and they have a reputation for precision, professionalism and spectacular performance.
The Royal Jordanian Falcons team presently consist 4 new Extra-330 LX aerobatic aircraft, one of the world's best aerobatic airplane.


SK 60

SK 60 will perform at Flygfesten!
Before the pilots of the Swedish Armed Forces fly JAS 39 Gripen they have spent many hours side by side with an instructor in a SK 60, or Saab 105 as the planet is called in its civilian version. The two-engine skateboard has been the foundation of all flight training for pilots since the 1960s.


YAK-3U

YAK 3 was considered one of the most successful aircraft in World War II and had performance to compare with Spitfire and Mustang. Because the size was slightly smaller than its competitors, it became smoother and powerful despite the fact that the engine was not the best. At Flygfesten 2018, in Dala-Järna, Sweden. Rick van der Graaf comes with his Yak 3U from Holland!


Flying Bulls Aerobatic Team

Maximum discipline, focus, confidence and teamwork skills are essential for success of the Flying Bulls Aerobatics Team, for many known as the greatest aerobatic team in Europe. With one of the world’s greatest aerobatic airplanes they will perform a unforgettable airshow!


JAS 39 Gripen

Buckle up! Swedish Air Force will perform a spectacular air show at Flygfesten with JAS 39 Gripen!

The name JAS comes from the initials of the three different roles of the aircraft: Hunting (attack on air targets and attack), Attack on sea and land targets, and Reconnaissance (retrieval of intelligence). The aircraft can switch between these three roles while in the air, which is called the Swing Role.

The aircraft is part of the fourth generation of fighter aircraft and is technologically advanced. It is controlled by an electronic control system and can also transmit data, such as radar images, telecommunications links to other aircraft and ground stations.

The construction of the JAS 39 Gripen is based on a digital infrastructure. Among other things, the planet has over 40 computers, which makes the system easy to upgrade. The system will therefore be modern well beyond 2020.


Team 50

TEAM 50 is a Swedish civil aviation group founded in 2012, consisting of the airshow pilots Niklas Eriksson, Tord Grönvik, Curt Cronerud, Alf Ingesson-Thoor and Tommy Hansson. The group flies SAAB Safir, both individually and in formation 2, 3, or 4-group. The airplane SAAB Safir was used by the Swedish Air Force as a school, training, transport and reconnaissance airplane between 1946 and 1993. During the cold war, the Swedish Air Force grew a lot, and the need for more pilots required new demands on a new school airplane. In 1952, Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann was replaced with SAAB Safir as a school airplane and received the military designation SK 50. The aircraft are historically painted and labeled as they once appeared when used in the Swedish Air Force. The name "TEAM 50" is a combination of the military designation SK 50 and "team" - "TEAM 50".
At Flygfesten they fly both Friday's evening show and Saturday and Sunday's airshow!


Fieseler Fi 156 Storch

From Norway, this Fieseler Fi 156 Storch will come to Flygfesten in Dala-Järna. This individual is an original from the world war two renovated in flyable condition. Most known for its slow flight characteristics is was used for reconnaissance and transport of people. This Fieseler Fi 156 Storch is authentically painted.


RVators

From Denmark, the RVators formation team! With a group of 6 RV-aircrafts they will perform a nice formation flight with smoke on Friday evening airshow and Saturday's and Sunday's airshow. 

 


Marek Choim Extra 330sc

Marek Choim from Poland, will participate at Flygfesten, in Dala-Järna, Sweden! He arrives with his Extra 330SC, one of the world's greatest aerobatic aircrafts. Marek will fly both on Friday evening airshow - with pyrotechnics, and on Saturday's and Sunday's airshow with smoke in the wing tips.


Flying Dragons Team

The Flying Dragons Team from Poland; with 6 paramotors they will perform a uniq display on friday evening airshow with pyrotechnics and lights and saturday's and sunday's airshow with smoke and various choreographic maneuvers.


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