European Airshow Council Convention 2018


The R5 Team have just returned from Belgium for the Annual European Airshow Council Convention. The Convention is a gathering of Airshow industry professionals, from Pilots and Organisers to sponsors and regulators. 2 days of varied and interesting presentations, covering a wide range of topics, were delivered by speakers from across the industry and across the Globe.
The Convention also hosted the 4th Fast Jet Display Pilots Workshop, which saw the Royal Air Force, Belgian Air Force, Polish Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force, Czech Air Force, Swedish Air Force, Hungarian Air Force, Finnish Air Force and Hellenic Air Force Display pilots gather to discuss displays and safety. The convention also hosted the International Military Airshows Convention, where military’s gather to discuss international participation and reciprocation of display assets.

The 2018 Convention also featured a unique air display by Le Freres Chaix during the Gala Dinner, the brothers, who hail from France, have featured on international TV with their indoor synchronised model display.  All in all the 2018 Convention was a huge success, with learning, networking and building new and existing relationships taking place.