Highlights from Air Legend Paris – Villaroche 2022, one of Europe’s biggest and best warbird airshows. A focus on classic jets and post-war aircraft saw rarities such as the Sabre, Skyraider, Bronco, Vampire, T-33 and Paris join the line up, while Second World War fighters on display included the Spitfire, P-47D Thunderbolt, P-51D Mustang, Corsair, Yak-3 and more.
The French Navy paid tribute to Top Gun with a special set piece display involving three Rafales, while the Air Force provided theRafale C and the Patrouille de France. The modern air force’s A400M also topped off a chronological review of transport aircraft through the ages, also featuring the Electra, Dakota, Noratlas and Flamant.
WATCH A BONUS FEATURE ON THE PBY-5A CATALINA HERE.
A special thank you to The Catalina Society, Paramount Pictures France and the organisers of Air Legend 2022, without whom this film would not have been possible.
|00:03||French Top Guns (x3 Rafale M, TF-51D Mustang)|
|00:06||x2 French Navy Rafale M|
|00:09||L-12 Electra Junior|
|00:18||French Air Force A400M|
|00:22||The Yakovlevs (x5 Yak-50, x1 Yak-52)|
|00:27||Equipe de Voltige (Extra 330SC)|
|00:31||Ham & Jam (Aeronca L-3, Stinson L-5 Sentinel)|
|00:34||Spitfire Mk.Vb, Spitfire PR.XIX|
|00:38||P-40F Warhawk, P-40N Warhawk|
|00:41||P-47D Thunderbolt, TF-51D Mustang|
|00:50||PBY-5A Catalina, F4U-5 Corsair|
|00:56||OV-10B Bronco, AD4N Skyraider|
|01:01||CL-13B Sabre Mk.6|
|01:05||Formacion Quijote (x2 Cessna 337)|
|01:08||CT-133 Silver Star|
|01:11||DH.100 Vampire FB.6|
|01:13||Fly & Fun Fox2 (x2 L-39C Albatross)|
|01:17||French Air Force Rafale C|
|01:21||Patrouille de France (x8 Alpha Jet)|