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


Old Sarum Air Show cancelled
The Old Sarum Air Show has been postponed until 2017. This is for the organiser's personal reasons and not linked to CAA regulations or charges.
Weekend Goodwood Revival tickets sold out
Tickets for general admission to Goodwood Revival have all sold out. Some hospitality tickets are still available.
Red Arrows to Tour Asia
The Red Arrows will tour Asia, including Singapore, India, Malaysia and their first ever visit to China.
Flying Legends 2017
will be 8th - 9th July 2017
Click to see the British Airshows calendar for 2017, which lists 2017 airshow dates announced so far.
Red Arrows Transit Routes
Click this text for a list of routes, with links to maps of the same routes, due to be taken by the Red Arrows as they transit between bases and displays.
RAF Scampton Airshow 2017
Scampton Airshow 2017 is looking more likely after RAFCT statement and agreement of the date: 9th & 10th September 2017
Final Report of CAA following Airshow safety review
The CAA have retained the restrictions imposed in August and January and have added new ones.
Red Arrows & Typhoon schedules
Click the team name for a map and a list of the Red Arrows and the Typhoon Display Team 2016 display schedules.
2016 shows cancelled
The Shoreham, Yorkshire AirFest, Wirral, Damyns Hall, Throckmorton and Llandudno airshows will not be held in 2016.
The Sywell Airshow is also cancelled but the Atomic Vintage Festival will be held over the same weekend.
Duxford airshows advanced booking only
Tickets for he The Duxford Air Show: Meet The Fighters (September 10 - 11) are now on sale. You have to buy in advance. There are no tickets on the gate.
Flying Experiences

Fly a vintage aircraft; fly alongside a Spitfire; take a trial lesson in a winged or rotary; go for an aerobatic flight. All cheaper than you thought. Click the heading to see

Recent UK Airshows

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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