Demo Team News & Events

From Saturday, 17th , till Sunday, 18th ,September, 2016, the Team participated in the "15th Edition of NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days 2016", in Czech Republic where the flawless execution of the airshow program was highlighted.


From Friday, 8th, till Sunday, 10th July, 2016, the Team with two F-4 aircrafts of 339 Squadron of 117 Combat Wing, participated in the national military exhibition «Royal International Air Tattoo 2016» (RIAT), in Fairford, in United Kingdom.

The participation and the display of the Team commented positively, while the F-4 aircrafts were at the focal point of the exhibition. Moreover, the aircraft of the Team was placed at the official dinner of the show, in which participate members of the Royal Family, Prime Ministers and Chiefs of participating Air Forces.


On Sunday, 19th June, 2016, the Team participated in “Danish Air Show 2016”, that took place at Skrydstrupn Air Base, in Denmark.

Furthermore, from From Saturday, June 25th, till Sunday, June 26th, 2016, the Team participated in “Belgian Air Force Days”, that took place at Florennes Air Base, in Belgium.

In Belgium the Team presented a new airshow program, which was commented positively by the English evaluators of the «Royal International Air Tattoο» , describing it as a very professional and even appearance.


From Thursday 3rd, till Saturday 5th, March, 2016, members of Hellenic Air Force's "Zeus" and "Daedalus" Demo Teams, participated in the annual conference of European Airshow Council - (EAC), which was held at Malta.

During the conference, the members of the Demo Teams were briefed on matters relating to conducting flight demonstrations.


On Saturday, 7th November, 2015, the Team carried out air show to celebrate the HAF Patron. The event took place at Floisvos, Palaio Faliro


On Friday, 6th November, 2015, the Team carried out air shows participating in the events for the Official Celebration of the HAF Patron. The event was attended by the Chief of the HAF, Lt. General (I) Christos Vaitsis and the Chief of the HTAF, Lt. Gen. Christos Christodoulou.


From Saturday, September 19th, till Sunday, September 20th, 2015, the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" participated in " Ostrava Nato Days" airshow, in the Czech Republic.

The team’s displays were attended by more than two hundred thousand spectators.


From Saturday August 22nd till Sunday August 23rd 2015, the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" participated in "Radom Air Show 2015", Poland.

Video from Radom Air Show 2015

Participation in RIAT 2015

July 15th-July 20th, 2015

From July 15th till July 20th, 2015, the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" will participate in Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2015 , with a new design on the display aircraft.

From Friday September 26th till Sunday September 28th 2014, the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" participated in "Athens Flying Week 2014" event, in Dekeleia Air Base, Tatoi.

See here Video from Athens Flying Week 2014

From Saturday September 13th to Sunday September 14th 2014, the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" participated in "Belgian Air Force Days" event, in Kleine Brogel Air Base, in Belgium. The programmed airshow for Saturday was cancelled due to weather conditions, while the Sunday's airhow was carried out as planned, which was attended by thousands of spectators as well as a number of delegations and dignitaries from many countries.

From Saturday September 6th to Sunday September 7th 2014, the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" participated in Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Military Aviation in Switzerland, 50 Years of PATROUILLE SUISSE and 25 Years of PC-7 TEAM, in Payerne Air Base, Switzerland. The Team carried out two sorties, which were attended by more than 200.000 people as well as a number of delegations and dignitaries from many countries.

See here Video from AIR14 Airshow

From Saturday August 24th to Sunday, August 25th, 2013, the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" participated in Radom International Airshow 2013, in Poland. The Team carried out two air shows, which were attended by more than 150.000 people as well as a number of delegations and dignitaries from many countries, winning very positive comments from both organizers and spectators.

On Sunday, May 26th, 2013, the Chief of Staff of the Hellenic Air Force, Lieutenant General Evangelos Tournas, attended the celebrations for the 72nd Anniversary of the Battle of Crete, at Malame Air Base.

In the context of events, an airshow display was held by HAF's F-16 Demo Team "Zeus". The event was attended by the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, General Mikhail Kostarakos, the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff Lieutenant General Athanassios Tselios, the Chief of the Hellenic Navy General Staff, Vice Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis HN, as well as dozens of veterans from New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia along with thousands of people who honored, with their presence, the fallen and all those who fought in 1941.

Flight with Red Arrows

March 15th, 2013

On Friday, March 15th, 2013, the Leader of HAF F-16 Demo Team "Zeus", Captain George Androulakis, was invited by the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team "Red Arrows" to fly in the back seat of RED-8. during one of their exercise training flights. The training flight, which was part of Red Arrows Team winter practice for 2013 Display Season, took place at 117 Combat Wing, at Andravida Air Base.

From Thursday, February 14th to Saturday, February 16th, 2013, the European Air Show Council Annual Convention took place at Antwerp, Belgium. During the Conference, Captain Emmanuel Karahalios, Leader of HAF's F-16 Demo Team "Zeus", designated as Member of the EAC Board. The nomination is a recognition for the HAF's F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" contribution to both national and international level, as well as acknowledgment for the value, professionalism and capabilities of Hellenic Air Force's pilots.

On Saturday, November 10th, 2012, the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team "Zeus" participated in the events of 100 years since the foundation of Larisa Airfield, celebrating the 100 years of the Airfield's continuous presence and contribution to Hellenic Air Force's operational ability.