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Saudi Hawks

Displays on all three days by the Saudi Hawks headlines this week's RIAT additions.

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News date 08.06.23

F-35B at RAF Cosford

An F-35B from RAF Marham will be flying at the RAF Cosford Air Show on June 11th. Possibly a fly-by and hover.

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News date 05.06.23

Phenix French Air & Space Force Parachute display team

Phenix Ambassadeurs parachutistes de l'armée de l'Air et de l'Espace (French Air and Space Force) will display at the RAF Cosford Air Show on June 11th.

More ....News date 03.06.23

Patrouille Suisse

ALL tickets for the RAF Cosford Air Show have now sold out.

(news date 03.06.23)

Furzan Al

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The UAE's Fursan Al Emirat Display Team and a USAF B-52H Stratofortress are this week's flying additions to the RIAT line-up.

More ....News date 01.06.23

de Havilland Vampire

Duxford Summer Airshow updates include the Vampire and MiG from the Norwegian AF Historical Squadron

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News date 31.05.23

Dakota Drag 'em oot

Dakota "Drag 'em oot" will replace Sally B at the Midlands Air Festival. Sally B's flying operations have been suspended because of an engineering inspection.

More ....News date 24.05.23

Agusta A129 Mangusta Photo: Aldo Bidini  

May 18 RIAT updates include Voyager refuelling demos; an Italian Mangusta moving to the flying display and a pair of Hellenic Phantoms in the statics.

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News date 18.05.23

Strikemaster pair

The Strikemaster pair are due to display at the Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn

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News date 16.05.23


Tickets for Flying Legends 2023 are available now via their web site. The flying list has been extended considerably.

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News date 16.05.23


Some of of the displays for the East Kirkby Airshow on 5th August have been listed. Click the 'more' button for their web site. The list is also in our airshow calendar.

More ....News date 13.05.23


No flying additions on 11th May. New statics include RAF trainers and the Vampire FB.52 from the Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron in Italian Air Force markings.

More ....News date 11.05.23

Turkish Stars Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Highlights of the RIAT23 additions are the Turkish Stars and the German Air Force A400M & Tornado pair, demonstrating (simulated) air-to-air refuelling.

More ....News date 04.05.23

de Havilland Comet

Thunderbolt, Avro 504 and Avro Anson replace the Jet Provost, Puss Moth and Blackburn Monoplane at the Shuttleworth Premiere on May 7th.

More ....News date 04.05.23

Rafale Solo

French Rafale Solo Display confirmed flying at RIAT. French Air & Space Force C-135FR Stratotanker will flypast on Friday. Several new statics including 2 Dutch F-35As.

More ....News date 27.04.23


The Swedish Air Force Historic Flight's Saab 35 Draken has been added to the display schedule at the Midlands Air Festival on Sunday 4th June.

More ....News date 27.04.23

Messerschmitt Me 262 © APC Geert Van de Put 

A Messerschmitt Me262, the first operational jet-powered fighter in aviation history, is due to fly on the Sat & Sun of this year’s RIAT.

More ....News date 20.04.23

Me262Photo from RIAT

Today's addition to RIAT is the 1st UK display by the Me 262 replica. New statics include a Metrea KC-135R and Italian Army UH-169B & AH-129D.

More ....News date 20.04.23

Bristol Boxkite

The flying display list for 'Special Operations', Shuttleworth's first evening airshow of the year on Saturday 20th May, is now on their web site.

More ....News date 18.04.23

Saab Gripen

The Czech Air Force JAS-39 Gripen solo and L-159 Alca pair will display at RIAT this year. Italian Navy AV-8B+ Harrier, Czech Mi-171 Hip & 2Excel aircraft will be on static.

More ....News date 06.04.23

Avro Triplane

Displays by seven visiting teams and 22 Shuttleworth-resident aircraft have been listed so far for the Shuttleworth Season Premiere on May 7th. Details on the Shuttleworth web site (and ours)

More ....News date 06.04.23


Nine (mostly local) displays have been listed so far for Duxford's first Flying Day of the year. More details on their web site (and ours)

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News date 06.04.23


Spanish Navy Harrier and Danish F-16 are the additions to the RIAT flying schedule this week, plus one of each on static. Also on static Slingsby T66 Nipper and 3 more civilian craft.

More ....News date 30.03.23


The Belgian F-16 display has been confirmed. Two more of their F-16s and a SIAI-Marchetti SF.260D will be on static. Sweden will have a Gripen and SK.60 in the flying and on static.

More .... News date 23.03.23

Red Arrows

The Red Arrows have published their 2023 display schedule. The list is on their web site.

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News date 23.03.23

Red Arrows

The RAF are due to display the BBMF, Red Arrows, Typhoon and Tutor on all 4 days of the Bournemouth Air Festival.

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News date 22.03.23


The RAF Typhoon and BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane are added to flying displays. Lynx AH7 from North Weald & Jet Provost T3a join the statics.

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News date 16.03.23


Team Yakovlevs announced in November 2022 that 2023 would be their last year. They have now said they will cease displays with immediate effect.

More ....News date 15.03.23

Patrulla Águila

Patrulla Águila added to the flying at RIAT23. Spanish AF CASA C-295 & Navy Wings Mk XVII Seafire, Stinson Reliant & Westland Wasp HAS1 to statics.

More ....News date 09.03.23

Tutor Display Pilot 2023

The RAF Tutor Display Pilot for the 2023 season will be Flight Lieutenant David-John Gibbs ('DJ' or 'Gibbo')

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News date 06.03.23

Red Arrows

IWM Duxford have announced the first displays for their two main airshows. Details are on their web site - click a blue button.

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News date 04.03.23

Spitfire pair at Headcorn

The daytime Battle of Britain show at Headcorn will be Saturday and Sunday 1-2 July only. On Friday 30th June there will be a Battle of Britain Evening Airshow.

More ....News date 01.03.23

Red Arrows

Shows have announced Red Arrows displays at RIAT, Cosford, Blackpool, Fri & Sat at Midlands Air Festival & Sat at Old Bucks. The team has not yet confirmed the displays.

Official ScheduleNews date 25-27.02.23


Shows have announced Typhoon displays both days at Blackpool and Fri & Sat at Midlands Air Festival. Neither venue confirmed by the team.

Official scheduleNews date 24.02.23

C-27J Spartan

Two more statics have been added to the RIAT line-up: a Lithuanian Air Force C-27J Spartan and a Hawker Hunter F58 from Hawker Hunter Aviation

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News date 23.02.23

Flying Legends Balbo

Flying Legends 2023 will be held at Leeds East Airport (RAF Church Fenton) on 15th & 16th July, subject to regulatory approvals

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News date 21.02.23

NH90 German Army Aviation

Flying and static German Army Aviation NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopters have been added to the RIAT23 line-up.

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Show's listNews date 16.02.23

Red Arrows

The English Riviera Airshow will be held on 3rd & 4th June this year.

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News date 14.02.2023

Hornet, Finnish Air Force

RIAT 2023 aircraft announcements began on Feb 9th with Finnish flying and static displays. More are likely to be announced at noon each Thursday.

Confirmed aircraftNews date 02&09.02.23

Little and Large

2022 was the last display season for The Extra Duo 'Little and Large', because of 'personal commitments' and the 'general logistics of making the display work'.

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News date 31.01.22

Patrouille Suisse

Patrouille Suisse have listed the RAF Cosford Air Show in their 2023 display schedule. The booking was confirmed by the show on 26th January.

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News date 25.01.23

The Blades

The Blades have announced that 2022 was their last full display season. The use of 'full' leaves the door open for a part-season. We'll see.

More ....News date 23.01.23

Sally B

IWM Duxford have announced four Flying Days in 2023. They are 'VE Day' on 7th May; 'D-Day' on 4th June; 'The Americans' on 28th July and '19 Squadron' on 12th August.

More ....News date 05.01.22

Red Arrows

The BBC is reporting that there will be no 2023 Air Festival in Weston-Super-Mare, mainly because of cost issues and competing priorities for scarce funds.

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News date 22.12.22

Matthew Brighty, Typhoon Display Pilot 2023

The Typhoon Display Pilot for the 2023 season will be Flt Lt Matthew Brighty. ZJ914 should be back for the new season.

News date 16/12.22


The 2023 Teignmouth Airshow weekend will be 30th June - 2nd July. The flying part is likely to be on the Saturday.

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News date 30.11.22

Belgian F-16

Tickets for the 2023 RAF Cosford Air Show are now on sale.

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News date 18.11.22

The Red Arrows usually display at Sidmouth

Sidmouth Town Council will support the airshow for at least the next two years but they will consider alternative attractions for 2025+. The 2023 show will be on 25th August.

More ....News date 16 & 08/16.11.22

Bucker Jungmeister

The 2023 Little Gransden Air and Car Show will be held on August 27th

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News date 09.11.22

Red Arrows

The South Ayrshire Council has agreed to spend £300,000 per year over 5 years to revive the Ayr International Airshow. They hope it will become self-funding.

More ....News date 02.11.22


Dispelling doubts raised during 2022, it is confirmed that Eastbourne's Airbourne will be back in 2023. The four-day show will be held on 17th - 20th August.

More ....News date 21.10.22


The Abingdon Air and Country Show, postponed from September 2022 because of the death of Her late Majesty, will be on May 20th '23. The Bronco and Catalina are due to display.
More ....News date 19.10.22

MH434 at Revival

The Festival of Speed 2023 will be on 13 - 16 July and Goodwood Revival will be 8 - 10 September.

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News date 17.10.2022

Red Arrows

The Sunderland Echo is reporting that the 2023 Sunderland Airshow has been cancelled and that there are no plans to run any more airshows in the future.

More ....News date 17.10.22

Spitfire Pair

The main Battle of Britain Airshow at Headcorn will be on July 1 - 2. Something should be happening on Friday 30th. Their web site will be updated with details.
More ....News date 12.10.22

Duxford BoB Finale

Dates for Duxford's Air Shows are now on their web site. The Summer Airshow will be on June 24-25 & the Battle of Britain Airshow on September 16-17.

More ....News date 11.10.22


Farnborough 2024 will be held on 22nd - 26th July

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News date 20-09-22


The Jersey International Air Display 2023 will be on September 14th.

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News date 06.09.22


The line-up for Shuttleworth's Race Day Airshow on October 2nd is now on their web site.

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News date 16.09.22


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