Friday, March 22, 2013

Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA): Aircraft Ever Exhibited

Below is the aircraft's that ever exhibited at LIMA aerospace section since it's inaugural LIMA 1991:


1. MiG-29 Fulcrum

1 MiG-29 Fulcrum from Russian Air Force / Mikoyan Bureau make it's first appearance during LIMA 91. At LIMA 1991, 1 MiG-29 Fulcrum from Russian Air Force was flown to Langkawi for aerial & static display. MiG-29 Fulcrum make it second appearance at LIMA 1993. 5 MiG-29 Fulcrum from Strizhi Aerobatic Team or better known as Swifts Aerobatic team exhibited in aerial and static display. RMAF MiG-29N start displayed beginning with LIMA 95 since it's inception into RMAF in 1995.



2. SU-27 Flanker

1 SU-27 of Russian Knights aerobatic team participated in aerial and static display during inaugural LIMA 1991. SU-27P Flanker was flown directly from Kubinka Air Base in Moscow to Langkawi to participated in LIMA 1991. During LIMA 1993, 2 Russian Knights SU-27 Flanker exhibited in aerial & static display. At LIMA 1995, 5 SU-27 Flanker of Russian Knights participated in aerobatic display. 3 of SU-27 crashed at Cam Ranh Airport on the way back from LIMA 95, killed the pilots.
During LIMA 99, 1 SU-27P Flanker from Test Pilot Aerobatic Team of Gromov Flight Research Institute exhibited in aerial display. Famous Russian test pilot, Anatoly Kvochur was piloted SU-27P of Test Pilot Team at LIMA 1999. Test Pilot team also participated in LIMA 2001.









3. F/A-18B Hornet / F/A-18D Hornet

1 F/A Hornet from Royal Australia Air Force (RAAF) make an aerial display for LIMA 1991. It flown from Butterworth Air Base for daily aerial display. 2 F/A-18B of RAAF exhibited for the second time during LIMA 1993.
F/A-18D Hornet of RMAF debut display was during LIMA 1997.




4. F-16C/D Falcon

F-16C/D from US Air Force Pacific Air Base start participated in LIMA Exhibition since it's inaugural in 1991. 2 F-16C/D exhibited during LIMA 1991 whereas 1 of the F-16C/D involved in aerial display. F-16C/D make second appearance at LIMA 1993 in aerial & static display. F-16C/D from USAF also exhibited in LIMA 1995, LIMA 1997, LIMA 1999, LIMA 2001, LIMA 2003 & LIMA 2005.
Beginning LIMA 2009, F-16C/D Block 52 of Republic of Singapore Air Force start participating for LIMA, followed LIMA 2011 & LIMA 2013.




5. F-15C/D Eagle

F-15C/D Eagle begun participate in LIMA exhibition since LIMA 1991 in static display. It also displayed for LIMA 1993, LIMA 1995, LIMA 1997, LIMA 1999, LIMA 2001 & LIMA 2003.



6. Antonov AN-124 Ruslan

Antonov AN-124 Ruslan begin participated in LIMA exhibition since inaugural LIMA 1991. Followed with LIMA 1993 where it was used to transport 5 MiG-29 Fulcrum of Strizhi / Swift Aerobatic Team. It also reappeared for LIMA 1995, LIMA 1997, LIMA 1999 & LIMA 2003.



7. Ilyushin IL-76

Ilyushin IL-76 cargo aircraft began exhibited since LIMA 1991. This aircraft reappeared for LIMA 1993, LIMA 1995, LIMA 1997, LIMA 1999, LIMA 2001 (transport MiG-29M2), LIMA 2003 & LIMA 2005 (transport YAK-130M).



8. Mi-17 medium-lift transport helicopter

Mi-17 first exhibited at LIMA 1991. When Malaysia fire & rescue department acquired Mi-17, it start appeared for LIMA 97 until LIMA 2013.
Mi-171 medium-lift military helicopter from Kazan was exhibited at LIMA 1999.



9. Ka-27 Helix Naval Helicopter

Ka-27 Helix naval helicopter exhibited at LIMA 1991. 1 unit Ka-27 Helix from Russian Navy was exhibited during LIMA 1991.





10. Mirage 2000-5 (Dassault Aviation) - French Air Force

Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets displayed at LIMA 1993 for aerial & static display. 2 Mirage 2000-5 of French Air Force participated during LIMA 1993.



 
11. MiG-31 Foxhound (Russian Air Force)

MiG-31 Foxhound exhibited during LIMA 1993 in static display. 1 MiG-31 Foxhound participate at LIMA 1993.



12. A4-Super Skyhawk (RSAF)

A4-Super Skyhawk of Republic of Singapore Air Force first displayed at LIMA 1991. Followed by LIMA 1993. At both LIMA, A4-Super Skyhawk participated in static display.



13. CSH-Rooivalk Attack Helicopter (Denel South Africa)

Rooivalk attack helicopter from Denel South Africa first displayed at LIMA 1993. It also exhibited at LIMA 1995, LIMA 1997, LIMA 1999 & LIMA 2001 & LIMA 2003. It participated in aerial & static display.




14. Kamov Ka-50 Hockum Attack Helicopter (Russian)

Kamov Ka-50 Hockum attack helicopter displayed at LIMA 1993 & LIMA 1995. It was exhibited in aerial & static display.



15. Hawk 200 Light Fighter Aircraft (BAE System)

Hawk 200 exhibited during LIMA 1993 in aerial & static display. Beginning LIMA 1995, RMAF Hawk 108 / 208 begun exhibited in LIMA series.



16. A4-Skyhawk Fighter Jet (RMAF)

A4-Skyhawk (RMAF) participated at LIMA 1991. 4 RMAF A4-Skyhawk exhibited in aerial displays. Its make second appearance during LIMA 1993.



17. F-5E/F RMAF

F-5E/F light fighter jet start exhibited during LIMA 1991. It appear in all LIMA series.



18. C-5 Galaxy Heavy Cargo Aircraft  

C-5 Galaxy heavy-lift transport aircraft of US Air Force participated in LIMA 1995. It used to transport Chinook helicopter, Apache helicopter and others equipment for LIMA 95. It also displayed in static display.




19. AH-64D Longbow Apache Attack Helicopter (Boeing)
 

AH-64D Longbow Apache first displayed at LIMA 1995. 1 AH-64D Apache exhibited in static displayed.
Beginning LIMA 2009, 1 RSAF AH-64D Longbow Apache participated in aerial & static display. RSAF AH-64D Apache also displayed during LIMA 2013 in static display.


20. CH-47 Chinook (Boeing)


Boeing CH-47 Chinook tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter first displayed during LIMA 1995 in static display.


21. Atlas Oryx Medium-lift Utility Helicopter

Atlas Oryx medium-lift utility helicopter from Denel Aviation first displayed during LIMA 95 in static & aerial display. It also displayed at LIMA 1997 & LIMA 1999. Oryx helicopter is a derivative of Super Puma.


22. Mi-26 Halo Heavy-lift transport helicopter

Mil Mi-26 Halo Heavy transport helicopter was displayed at LIMA 1995 in static & aerial display. Mi-26 was the largest & the most powerful transport helicopter in the world.


23. Bombardier CL-415 Supercsooper amphibious aircraft

CL-415 SuperScooper amphibious aircraft from Bombardier exhibitedat LIMA 1995 in static & aerial display.
At LIMA 2009, 2 CL-415 from Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency exhibited in aerial & static display. It also displayed during LIMA 2013.

24. Westland Super Lynx

Super Lynx multi purpose military helicopter exhibited at LIMA 1993 & LIMA 1995 & LIMA 1997. At LIMA 99 Super Lynx Mk.100 of Royal Malaysian Navy began to exhibited at LIMA series.

25. Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite (US Navy)

Kaman SH-2G Seasprite ship-based helicopter from US Navy was exhibited during LIMA 1991 in aerial & static display.

26. Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk (US Navy)

Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk multi-mission naval helicopter was exhibited at LIMA 1991 in aerial & static display.
Sikorsky SH-70B of Republic of Singapore Navy was exhibited in static display during LIMA 2011.

27. Red Arrows (RAF) - Hawk T1
 

Red Arrows aerobatic display team from Royal Air Force was participated for the first time at LIMA 1993. It involved in aerobatic aerial display performance. Red Arrows also participated at LIMA 1995, LIMA 1997, LIMA 1999, LIMA 2003 & LIMA 2007.

28.Roullette Aerobatic Team (RAAF) - PC-9

Roullette Aerobatic Team from Royal Australia Air Force using PC-9 trainer aircraft begun to exhibited during LIMA 1995. Roullette also exhibited at LIMA 97 & LIMA 1999.

29. Taming Sari Aerobatic Team (RMAF) - PC-7 Mk1

Taming Sari Aerobatic Team from Royal Malaysian Air Force was exhibited for the first time during LIMA 1991. It return for LIMA 1993.

30. Mil Mi-8 Hip medium lift military transport helicopter

Mi-8 Hip medium lift military helicopter from Ulan Ude plant was exhibited in aerial & static display at LIMA 1999.


31. Kaman K-Max Helicopter

Kaman K-Max helicopter exhibited at LIMA 1993 in aerial & static displayed.


32. SU-30MK






 

1 SU-30MK early version was exhibited during LIMA 1999 in aerial & static display. At LIMA 2001 & LIMA 2003 1 SU-30MK export version with Thrust Vectoring Control jet engines & technology from SU-35 / SU-37 was exhibited in aerial & static displayed. Malaysia finally chosed 18 SU-30MKM for its latest fighter jets.
At LIMA 1999, 1 SU-30KI also exhibited in aerial & static displayed.


33. SU-25 Frofoot

SU-25 Frogfoot close air support aircraft was exhibited in aerial & static displayed at LIMA 1999.


34. C-27J Spartan


Alenia C-27J Spartan medium-sized military transport helicopter was exhibited at LIMA 1999 in aerial & static display.

35. Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet (USN)

2 F/A-18F Super Hornet from US Navy was participated at LIMA 2001 & LIMA 2003 in aerial & static display. It's also back at LIMA 2011 & LIMA 2013 in aerial & static display.

36. P-3C Orion Anti-submarine & maritime surveillance aircraft (US Marine)

1 P-3C Orion anti-submarine & maritime patrol/surveillance aircraft participated at LIMA 1995, LIMA 1997, LIMA 1999, LIMA 2001, LIMA 2003, LIMA 2005, LIMA 2007, LIMA 2009, LIMA 2011 & LIMA 2013.

37. F-111C Advaark Interdictor & Tactical Strike Aircraft (RAAF)

1 of RAAF F-111C Advaark Interdictor / Tactical Strike fighter jet participated in LIMA 2001, LIMA 2003 & LIMA 2005 in static display. At LIMA 2007 & LIMA 2009 F-111C Advaark involved in aerial & static display. It's famous display of dumb & burn attracted many visitors at LIMA airshow.


38. Yakovlev YAK-130 Mitten Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft

1 YAK-130 Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft was participated at LIMA 2005 in aerial & static display.

39. Beriev Be-200 Multipurpose Amphibious Aircraft

Beriev Be-200 Multipurpose Amphibious Aircraft first exhibited at LIMA 1999 in aerial & static display. It also appeared at LIMA 2001 & LIMA 2003.


40. Embraer EMB-145SA / R99A AEW&C Aircraft

Embraer EMB-145 / R99A AEW & C aircraft was displayed at LIMA 2005 in static display. 1 EMB-145 AEW&C of Brazil Air Force participated at LIMA 2005.

41. Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT) - India Air Force


9 HJT-16 Kiran of Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team from India Air Force was displayed at LIMA 2007 in aerobatic aerial display.


42. Aermacchi MB-339C/D Advanced Jet Trainer

Aermacchi MB-339C/D advance jet trainer was exhibited during LIMA 2005 in aerial & static display. Beginning 2009, Aermacchi MB-339CM of RMAF start exhibited at LIMA.


43. KC-135R Stratotanker Tanker


 KC-135R Stratotanker air tanker aircraft was participated at LIMA 1991, LIMA 1993, LIMA 1995, LIMA 1997, LIMA 1999, LIMA 2001 & LIMA 2003. It main task was to accommodate USAF fighter jets that participate at LIMA.

44. Dassault Aviation Rafale

Dassault Rafale firstly exhibited at LIMA 2011 in static & aerial display. Rafale also exhibited during LIMA 2013.


45. Eurofighter Typhoon (Royal Air Force)

Eurofighter Typhoon first appearance at LIMA was during LIMA 2011. 1 unit Eurofighter Typhoon from Royal Air Force participate in aerial display during LIMA 2011. The Typhoon was based at Royal Malaysian Air Force Base at Butterworth and fly daily from Butterworth for daily aerial display. BAE test pilot, Nat Makepeace piloting Typhoon during aerial display.
At LIMA 2013, 2 Eurofighter Typhoon was exhibited in aerial and static display. Royal Air Force pilot, Flt Lt Jamie Norris piloting Eurofighter Typhoon during aerial display.

46. Saab JAS-39 C/D Gripen (Royal Thai Air Force)

During LIMA 2011, 2 newly acquired JAS-39 C/D from Royal Thai Air Force make its first appearance at LIMA airshow in static display. It second appearance at LIMA 2013 where JAS-39 C/D Gripen from Royal Thai Air Force involved in aerial & static display.

47. Eurocopter Tiger HAD Attack Helicopter

Eurocopter Tiger HAD attack helicopter first appearance at LIMA airshow was in LIMA 2007. 1 unit Tiger HAD attack helicopter from Royal Australia Army was display at LIMA 2007. It was display in aerial & static display. 
At LIMA 2011, 1 unit Tiger HAD from Eurocopter, France was exhibited in aerial & static display.

48. EC 725 Caracal / Cougar


At LIMA 2007, 1 unit EC-725 Caracal from French Air Force was participate in aerial & static display. EC-725 Caracal of French Air Force was fly from French Army Division at Afghanistan for Malaysian Armed Force Nuri replacement review.

During LIMA 2013, 2 newly acquired EC-725 Cougar of Royal Malaysian Air Force make its first appearance.

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