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    RAF Typhoon is back and RAF Chinook makes its debut

    The mighty RAF Typhoon (aka Eurofighter) has now been confirmed for Air Waves Portrush. It is the first time since 2012 that this exciting display will roar above the pretty seaside town and as a added bonus she will display on both days (5th and 6th September). With the Red

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    Vietnam Pair and Autogyro set to return to Portrush

    The popular Huey UH-1H and Loach OH-6A, billed as the “Vietnam Pair”, have been confirmed to attend Air Waves Portrush on both days of the seaside airshow (5th and 6th September). They will be joined by the nimble RotorSport autogyro, expertly piloted by Peter Davies. Both of the helicopters have

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    Swedish fighter jet to make historic visit to Portrush

    Air Waves Portrush is set make history in September by hosting the first ever display in Ireland of the iconic SAAB Viggen jet fighter. The addition of the showpiece Swedish jet is the latest boost for the popular seaside airshow which runs on 5th and 6th September. The Viggen will

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    The value of the aerospace sector in the NI economy

    Northern Ireland Aerospace is a $1.6bn aerospace industry and Europe’s eighth largest aerospace region in revenue terms, with over 60 companies engaged at the leading edge of advanced aerospace design and manufacturing. Every major commercial aircraft programme depends on structures, components and expert services from Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Aerospace

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    More than just an air show….

    Air Waves Portrush is much, much more than just an airshow. The beautiful peninsula also hosts a wealth of things to see and do on the ground and this year sees an even bigger variety of attractions. The space along the full length of the peninsula will be filled with