The Schönefeld airport in Berlin is currently holding the ILA, one of the three biggest air shows worldwide. The trade fair is a must for professionals and passionate aviation fans alike and brings together hundreds of aircrafts ranging from high-tech airplanes to vintage war birds.
Owning one of the most prestigious fleets in the world, it comes as no surprise that the Flying Bulls are also on-site to present their airplanes in static displays on the ground and in numerous air shows. Some of the most impressive airplanes such as the Amphibian Caravan, the legendary DC-6 and the “Pirate of the Seas”, the F4U Corsair are present in Berlin. In addition, the B-25 Mitchell, the Cobra (operated by Flying Bulls legend Siegfried “Blacky” Schwarz) as well as the BO-105 with Rainer Wilke are also there to demonstrate what aerobatic flying is all about!
The ILA isn’t just important for pilots and airplanes: many Flying Bulls mechanics have also travelled to Berlin to make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible and to guarantee optimal on-site security. After months and months of preparation at Salzburg’s Hangar 7, the Flying Bulls teamin Berlin now consists of 14 people.
Around 1,000 exhibitors from 40 different countries are present at this year’s ILA - the second-highest number in the history of the world’s oldest trade show. With around 200,000 visitors expected in Berlin, the Flying Bulls are once again soaring into the hearts of aviation fans!