The F-16 demonstration team “ZEUS” displays HAF’s airpower to the public and acts as ambassador for Greece, demonstrating the professionalism and the skills of all pilots in the Hellenic Air Force.
The team’s goals is to Provide morale within the Air Force, sister services and to the Greek community, to Inspire and recruit Greece’s best to join the service, Strengthen and grow public trust and confidence in the Hellenic Air Force and Retain the quality force we currently have.
Team’s callsign during the Demo Flights is “Zeus”, representing the father of the Olympian Gods of the Ancient Greek Mythology. The aircraft used for the performance of air shows is an F-16C Block 52+ .
Air Show Maneuvers
The Demo Team’s F-16 aircraft has the capability, depending on the weather conditions and base height of clouds in that area to perform 3 different air show maneuvers programs, High, Low or Flat. More specifically :
High Show Maneuvers
: Minimum height of cloud base 7000 feet above the ground (AGL), horizontal visibility 5 km.
Low Show: Minimum height of cloud base 2500 feet above the ground (AGL), horizontal visibility 5 km.
Flat Show: Minimum height of cloud base 1500 feet above the ground (AGL) and horizontal visibility 5 km.