F-16 Demo Team

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Hellenic F-16 Demo in action.

The HAF F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" is the aerobatics team of the Hellenic Air Force.


HAF F-16 Demo Team Patch

The Hellenic F-16 Demo Team was created in February 2010, continuing the legacy of the former aerobatic teams of the Hellenic Air Force (HAF): Carrè of Aces, Acro Team, Hellenic Flame, New Hellenic Flame and the T-6A Demo Team.

On 7 November 2010, the first official performance of the F-16 Demo Team was made during the Open Days of the HAF at Tanagra Air Base.

The Team[edit]

HAF F-16 Demo Team in full afterburner

The current team comprises personnel from 340 and 343 Squadrons, both of which are based at Souda Air Base. The team consists of two display pilots, two safety observers, one narrator, one camera man and three crewchiefs. The team uses an F-16 Block 52+ configured with Conformal Fuel Tanks.

Team's callsign during the demo flights is “Zeus”, representing the father of the Olympian Gods of the Ancient Greek mythology.


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