AIRPOWER16, which takes place at Hinterstoisser Air Base on September 2 and 3, 2016, promises visitors around 240 aircraft from 20 nations and an events programme for the entire family.
Here is for an overview of the programme highlights which you can also download as a PDF.
- Gates open
- Display programme
- Ground-based aircraft show
- Sit in a Eurofighter
- Militärluftfahrtmuseum (aircraft museum)
- Air surveillance exhibition
- Meeting point for model-making friends
- Meet & Greet
- Kids' area
- Bungee jumping
On both days of the event, the gates to the AIRPOWER show ground open at 7am. Please make sure you read the "Admission criteria and rules of safety" which apply to Austria's airshow and leave yourself sufficient time.
Air display (Flying Display, 9am–6pm)
Air displays by the Armed Forces, The Flying Bulls, various international aircraft and seven European aerobatic display teams – including Frecce Tricolori and Patrouille de France. Plus: the Red Bull Aces Exhibition.
Ground-based aircraft show (Static Display)
From the F-16 to the Chinook: up close and personal with aircraft from all over the world, including almost all of the aircraft and helicopters in service with the Armed Forces between 1955 and today.
New for 2016: special-themed areas for tiger-liveried aircraft, jets, warbirds and The Flying Bulls.
Sit in a Eurofighter
Be the envy of all your friends with a selfie in a full-scale replica of the Eurofighter Typhoon.
Free admission to Militärluftfahrtmuseum (aircraft museum)
The 5,000 m2 museum on the AIRPOWER show ground is home to 27 military aircraft and special exhibitions on 60 years of the Air Defence Battalion of the Austrian Armed Forces and the history of motorcycle racing in Zeltweg. Admission is free for the duration of AIRPOWER16.
Details on the museum can be found here.
Air surveillance at work
This special exhibition lifts the lid on air surveillance. Plus: the Armed Forces' most modern radar system, the RAT-31 DL/M, makes its airshow debut.
Meeting point for model-making friends
Model-making society IPMS Austria presents miniatures of historic Austrian aircraft and the Armed Forces gives kids and other fans the chance to fly a (model) helicopter.
The model-making area is located next to the air surveillance exhibition. Click here for a map.
Meet & Greet with the stars
Thomas Morgenstern and the athletes of the Red Bull Aces Exhibition invite you to an autograph signing (please listen for loud speaker announcements and keep an eye on the video wall).
The supervised kids' area is an action-packed and fun-filled area and is priced at just EUR 5 per child.
For details on the kids' area click here.