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300,000 visitors, 5,500 personnel and 240 aircraft: AIRPOWER16 in numbers

The curtain has fallen on AIRPOWER16 – and history was written: around 300,000 visitors were able to see more aircraft than ever at Austria's biggest ever airshow. 

  • 4,000 soldiers and 1,500 civilians have contributed to the success of AIRPOWER16.
  • AIRPOWER16 welcomed around 300,000 visitors on both days.
  • Around 240 aircraft from 20 countries took part in the varied Static and Flying Displays – including 53 belonging to the Austrian Armed Forces and 29 belonging to the Flying Bulls.
  • Peter Besenyei had to withstand forces of up to 10 g during his aerobatic display.
  • Around 350 journalists were on site.
  • The wingsuit athletes of the Red Bull Aces Exhibition reached speeds of up to 250 km/h.
  • The Flying Bulls spent a total of 2 years restoring the North American T-28B Trojan.
  • 756 Armed Forces vehicles, including 26 tanks and armoured vehicles, were on duty at AIRPOWER16.
  • 20 catering and 35 beverage stands kept visitors fed and watered on the show ground
  • Preparations involved drawing up emergency plans for 20 crisis scenarios
  • Visitors were exemplary in complying with all the rules and regulations. During the security checks, only a few umbrellas and pocket knives had to be confiscated.
  • ... and the most important figure: the air displays of AIRPOWER16 recorded zero accidents

 

 

  • © Bundesheer Andreas MACHER
    © Bundesheer Andreas MACHER
  • ALOUETTE-III SA-316 B © Bundesheer Horst Gorup
    ALOUETTE-III SA-316 B © Bundesheer Horst Gorup
  • Bundesheerübung © Bundesheer Andreas MACHER
    Bundesheerübung © Bundesheer Andreas MACHER
  • CHANCE VOUGHT F4U-4 CORSAIR © Bundesheer Harald Minich
    CHANCE VOUGHT F4U-4 CORSAIR © Bundesheer Harald Minich
  • Frecce Tricolori © Bundesheer Katsuhiko TOKUNAGA
    Frecce Tricolori © Bundesheer Katsuhiko TOKUNAGA
  • Patrouille France © Bundesheer Günter Wilfinger
    Patrouille France © Bundesheer Günter Wilfinger
  • Rafale © Bundesheer Horst Gorup
    Rafale © Bundesheer Horst Gorup
  • Die Red Bull Aces
    Die Red Bull Aces