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AVIATIONEXPO EUROPE – Bitburg- Germany- 27-29 May RB12 Air Treasure Hunt for Bitburg More Details

On May 27th 2011- the first Land and Air event organised by RB12 will depart Lydd Airport- Folkestone- Kent. A selection of the finest super cars and private aircraft will make their way to the Aviation Expo Europe in Bittburg- Southern Germany.

The cars will be driven by teams in tandem with a selection of aircraft taking various routes to Bitburg. The supercars will be routed via exhilarating driving roads- tourist points of interest and potential venues related to the motorsport industry. The aircraft will be afforded some stunning scenery on route to what was a major US Air Force base during the cold war.

The Itinerary is:
Friday 27 May 2011:
10.00: Breakfast briefing in Lydd Airport followed by the trip to Bitburg. Supercars and the aircraft will be allocated their own secure parking within the RB12 “Paddock”. 19.30: Evening reception – Sponsored by GA BUYER EUROPE.

Saturday 28 May:
10.00: Local area treasure hunt using aircraft & super cars.
19.30: Evening reception and Prize giving – Sponsored by GA BUYER EUROPE

Sunday 29 May:
10.00: Return to UK.

Land Entries: Super cars will be provided by Premier Velocity.

There will be ten cars available for hire from our supercar partners- Premier Velocity for the tour from some of the most prestigious manufacturers such as Ferrari- Lamborghini- Bentley- Porsche- Maserati and Aston Martin. At the same time there will be 20 places available for private owners to drive their own cars.
• Ferrari 458 Italia
• Ferrari California
• Ferrari F430 Spyder
• Lamborghini LP560 Spyder
• Lamborghini LP550
• Bentley GTC Super Sports
• Aston Martin DBS
• Aston Martin DB9
• Audi R8 Spyder
• Porsche GT3 RS
• Maserati Gran Cabrio

What better way to get to the AviationExpo Europe Exhibition than in one of the world’s most desirable Supercars. In fact- a choice of the worlds finest marques.
On the 27th May 2011- ten supercars will leave Lydd airport and make their way to Bitburg- Germany. The route will encompass everything a driver would want to experience; fast open roads- windy gear changing terrain- awe inspiring scenery and best of all – the autobahn.

The cars will make their way through the Kent countryside to the ferry terminal at Dover. Cross the English Channel arriving at Calais. From here we will convoy along the highways to Lille then onwards to the FIA F1 Grand Prix circuit at Spa- Belgium- where will stop for a bite to eat and a drink.

Once finished at Spa we will then make our final leg to the destination via some of the most scenic areas of western Germany- land of the Black Forest- searching through the winding roads- pressing the throttle- hearing the howl of the finest engines in the universe until finally arriving at Bitburg! Phew- that was just day one.......

Support Team
RB12 will provide a support vehicle with two members of staff to assist in driving vehicles and give briefings prior to each day’s itinerary. The team will also carry two-way radio communications and deal with any general aspects such as organising refuelling points- checking tyre pressures and oil levels.

The cost to enter the Land event including supercar hire* is £ 3-090 + VAT. Costs are based on 2 people per car. The cost of entry for 2 people in a privately owned car is £1-495 +VAT.

This includes:
• Car Hire
• Ferry return
• Hotel accommodation x 2 nights
• Minibus transport
• Evening receptions
• Briefing packs
• Show entry and prizes.

To enter the Land event please visit -

RB12 and AviationExpo Europe provides a unique opportunity for pilots to get a head start in their preparations for RB12 and at the same time visit the dedicated European General Aviation exhibition in 2011. AviationExpo Europe offers a showcase for everything from ultralights through to business jets and all the latest in General Aviation at Bitburg Airport .

The RB12 team will be running the aviation event- with UK based pilots being offered a planned assisted trip. European based pilots will also be joining in the fun at the event.

UK Entries:
The cost to enter for UK aircraft is £750 per aircraft (ex vat*) based on 2 crew per aircraft** for the 3 days.

This includes:
• All landing fees at Lydd and Birburg
• Met and ATC route brief prior to departure
• Briefing packs – Route- GPS co-ordinates- Freq card
• Minibus transport to and from the airfield
• Hotel accommodation (B&B) for the 27/28 May with dedicated dining table for competitors

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