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Calendar of British & UK Airshows 2018 onwards

Airshows and other flying displays, 2018 and beyond

Airshows in 2018 (scroll down or use the list on the left for other months)

Date Airshow &Venue Airshow Details
April 2018 Radial and Trainer Fly-in
Halfpenny Green Airport, Wolverhampton
DY7 5DY

PPR Required. Free Landing fees.

The first aircraft to be announced are two T6s from the Czech Republic, possibly with an Electra L10, and a Beech 18 from Germany.

May 6 2018 Air and Country Show
Abingdon Airfield, Oxfordshire
OX13 6JG
01235 529142

This relaxed and friendly show moves back to the Bank Holiday weekend for 2018 after experimenting with a slightly later date in 2017. It may well be the first major show of the year for most participants, so the first public display of new teams, new personnel, new paint schemes etc.

Expect live music, local crafts, tanks, vintage and classic vehicles and steam; military and civilian static aircraft, as well as a major fly-in and displays of modern and vintage planes.

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June 10 2018 RAF Cosford Air Show
RAF Cosford, Shropshire
TF11 8UP
0844 5611897

The only RAF-organised show, featuring plenty of RAF displays and other airshow favourites: classic and current British and foreign aircraft, lots of static aircraft, entertainment, air museum and trade stalls all on this operational RAF airbase. In 2018 the show will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the RAF.

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June 14 - 16 2018Aero Expo UK
Wycombe Air Park, Bucks
SL7 3DP

Mainly a trade fair exhibiting all types from ultralights through to piston props and helicopters as well as aviation-related technology and accessories. It will include fly-ins of private and exhibited aircraft and a few air displays.

June 23 - 24 2018 Weston Air Festival & Armed Forces Weekend
Weston Bay
Weston-super-Mare
Somerset
BS23 1BE

Free event along the seafront and in the air above Weston Bay. Once a single-day event, it was extended to 2 days in 2014.

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June 30 - July 1 2018 Chalke Valley History Festival Air Show
Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
SP5 5JH

The History Festival lasts all week from 25th June but the airshow element is usually limited to the final weekend.

June 30 2018 Plymouth Armed Forces Day
The Hoe, Plymouth, Devon
PL1 2NZ

Displays from current personnel, veterans, cadet forces, support agencies and charities. Events including Field Gun challenge and flying displays.

July 7 2018 RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day
Yeovilton, Somerset
BA22 8HB

Royal Navy's main show of the year with plenty of contributions from the other UK and foreign services as well, on the ground and in the air. Expect five hours of fast jets, rotaries, warbirds and formation teams.

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July 13 - 15 2018 Royal International Air Tattoo
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire
GL7 4EG
0800 1071940

The biggest military airshow in the world. Modern military and classic aircraft featuring static and flying exhibits from all over the world, including several national display teams, in around eight hours of spectacular flying each day.

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July 14 - 15 2018 Flying Legends Air Show
Duxford, Cambs
CB22 4QR
01223 835000

One of the most popular warbird air shows and possibly THE heritage air show of the aviation calendar, drawing visitors from around the world. Historic piston engined aircraft in rare combinations in the air and an authentic 1940s atmosphere on the ground.
The finale is a 'balbo': a massed-formation featuring many of the aircraft that took part in the flying displays.

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July 16 - 22 2018 Farnborough International air Show
Farnborough Aerodrome, Hampshire
GU14 6AZ

The biggest aircraft trade show in the UK is held once every two years. The first few days are trade days but Friday has special features for younger people and the last two days are a public airshow.

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July 28 - 29 2018 Old Buckenham Air Show
Old Buckenham, Norfolk
NR17 1PU
01953 860806

Previously a one-day show, it has been held over 2 days since 2013.

An exciting mix of warbirds and civilian aircraft; classic and military vehicles; tank rides; re-enactors; bands; food village; funfair; helicopter rides and flying experiences.

July 29 2018 Gathering of Moths: Mothfest
Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9EP
01767 627927
A gathering of de Havilland Moths, returning to Old Warden again after their debut here in 2016 and return i 2017, replacing the Woburn Moth Rallies. Moth pilots can register to attend. Free visitor entry to the grounds for the event but visits to the Collection will be at group entry rate - payable on the day.
Aug 11 - 17
(Flying on some days)
Cromer Carnival
Cromer
Norfolk
NR27 9HP

A week of carnival events, always held in August, in the week which includes the third Wednesday, this year 11th - 17th August. The Red Arrows usually display on the Wednesday but this will not be confirmed until early 2018.

Aug 16 - 19 Airbourne - Eastbourne International Airshow
Eastbourne,
BN21 3YT
01323 411400

Free 4-day airshow along the very attractive seafront with ground displays, extensive military exhibition and plenty of flying all four days including strong military involvement. Also live music on the beach stage, children’s entertainment areas, helicopter pleasure flights and fireworks.

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Future Years
July 20 - 26 2020
July 18 - 24 2022

Farnborough International air Show
Farnborough Aerodrome, Hampshire
GU14 6AZ

The biggest aircraft trade show in the UK is held once every two years. The first few days are trade days but Friday has special features for younger people and the last two days are a public airshow.

July 19-21 2019
July 17-19 2020
July 16-18 2021
July 15-17 2022
Royal International Air Tattoo
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire
GL7 4EG
0800 1071940

The biggest military airshow in the world. Modern military and classic aircraft featuring static and flying exhibits from all over the world, including several national display teams, in around eight hours of spectacular flying each day.

August 15 - 18 2019
August 13 - 16 2020
Airbourne - Eastbourne International Airshow
Eastbourne,
BN21 3YT
01323 411400

Free 4-day airshow along the very attractive seafront with ground displays, extensive military exhibition and plenty of flying all four days including strong military involvement. Also live music on the beach stage, children’s entertainment areas, helicopter pleasure flights and fireworks.

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