P-51D Mustang - Mk 1X Spitfire
Old Flying Machine Company
Bristol Scout
Old Warden October 2015
B25 Mitchell
Flying Legends 2015
Typhoon Spitfire synchro
Dunsfold 2015
Freece Tricolori
Culdrose 2015
Red Arrows synchro pair
Eastbourne 'Airbourne'
Curtiss P-36C
Flying Legends 2015
Travel Air Type R Mystery Ship
Duxford May 2015

Recent UK Airshows

Dunsfold Wings and Wheels
27th - 28th August

A great two days of flying, motors and stunts, when virtually everything flew despite some unfriendly weather. As well as the scheduled items there was a bonus flypast by a Puma from RAF Benson and a pairs flypast by the B-17 and B-25. Read more in our summary.

Farnborough International air Show
11th - 17th July

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Despite the unfavourable weather in the early part of the week, the show was a great success in business terms and in terms of flying displays, especially at the weekend. Read more in our summary.

Biggin Hill Festival of Flight
11th June

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A pretty average show in rather drab weather: akin to a small seaside show without the sea. Saving graces were the superb (as always) Rich Goodwin; a typically fine display by the Blenheim, the welcome return of the Swordfish and the debut of Hangar 11's Mustang in its new 'Red Tails' livery. At least the show's logistics have been sorted out at last.

Torbay Airshow
10th - 12th June

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This brand new airshow in Torbay was a resounding success, proving that, despite the gloom and cancellations in the post-Shoreham era, airshows can, and do, succeed and prosper.

Fly Navy Day
5th June

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The Sea Vixen was one of the highlights of the naval-oriented display, generally regarded as one of the best shows at Old Warden and possibly one of the best anywhere for a very long time.

British Airshows summary and flying list

American Air Show, Duxford
28th - 29th May

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The theme of this year's Duxford Spring airshow reflected the opening of the transformed American Air Museum and told of the special relationship between America and Britain through historic and contemporary jet aircraft.

The show was noticeable for its new parking charge of £5 per vehicle; new rule restricting windbreaks and tents on the crowdline; new flying display lines and disappointingly low visitor numbers, especially on Saturday.

Flying highlights were the british display by the Typhoon; the Mustang : Buchon tailchase - a variation on the Spitfire - Hurricane norm and, surprisingly, the Harvard / T6 displays.

Shuttleworth Season Premiere Airshow
8th May 2016

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The first Shuttleworth Collection airshow of the season was a celebration of vintage flying in glorious sunshine. Unfortunately, a strong cross-wind prevented the Edwardians, racers and a few others flying and a stray Gazelle helicopter spoiled the Red Arrows first public display of the season. Nevertheless, excellent flying by resident and visiting aircraft, vehicle parade and live music made for a first class family occasion.

Our overview of the show, including he planned flying list, is here

Abingdon Air and Country Show
1st May 2016

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The Abingdon season opener was a great success, despite all the difficulties associated with being so early in the season and pre-show cancellations.

Our brief summary of the show, including a flying list, is here.


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