UK Airshow news, dates, maps & photos

UK Airshow news, dates & maps

  • Harrier at Farnborough 2018
    Harrier at Farnborough 2018
  • Tornado GR4
    Tornado GR4 at Duxford
  • Frecce Tricolori
    Frecce Tricolori
  • Breitling Jet Team at Bournemouth 2018
    Breitling Jet Team at Bournemouth 2018

 Airshow news

 Airshow news

  • Red Arrows

    The Lincolnite local newspaper is reporting that Tobias Ellwood, the Minister for Defence, has named RAF Waddington, RAF Leeming (North Yorkshire) and RAF Wittering (Cambridgeshire) as possible future bases for the Red Arrows.

  • Wildcats

    The Old Buckenham Air Show has been added to the Wildcat Aerobatics 2019 display schedule.

  • Stampe Team at Midlands

    The Stampe Formation Team, often referred to as the 'Belgian Ballerinas', are the latest addition to the Midlands Air Festival flying list

  • WW1 AHT Provisional Programme

    The provisional flying programme for the Albatros DVa, BE2e and Nieuport 17 are on the WAHT Facebook page and our news page.

  • SIAI Marchetti F260

    The Midlands Air Festival has added a SIAI Marchetti F260 to their air display

  • Miss Helen at Cosford

    North American P-51D Mustang G-BIXL '472216 Miss Helen' is scheduled to display at the RAF Cosford Air Show

  • 'Contrary Mary' at Legends

    North American P-51D Mustang 'Contrary Mary' (formerly 'Miss Velma') will be at Flying Legends on 13th & 14th July

  • Two Harriers at RIAT

    Following further negotiations, the Spanish Navy will now be sending not one but two Harriers to display on all three days of RIAT

  • Wessex at Yeovilton

    The airshow debut of the world’s only flying Westland Wessex HU5 will be as the opening flying display at Yeovilton's Royal Navy International Air Day.

  • Two F-16s on RIAT Static

    The Royal Norwegian Air Force will have a pair of their F-16s on static display at RIAT

  • Wingwalkers at Duxford

    Aerosuperbatics will fly at the Duxford Air Festival in May

  • The Blades will be at Biggin Hill

    The Blades are the second display to be announced for the Biggin Hill Festival of Flight, joining the Breitling Jet Team.

  • Nellie to fly at Legends

    Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (G-THUN) 'Nellie' has been added to the display schedule at The Flying Legends Airshow, Duxford on 13th & 14th July

  • Daks over Normandy

    Three Mustangs, The Shark, Scat VII and Miss Helen, will escort the Dakota formation en route to France on 5th June.

  • Strikemasters at Midlands

    The Strikemaster pair are the latest additions to the flying displays at the Midlands Air Festival

  • Abingdon Update

    Historic Army Aircraft Flight Scout, Sioux, Beaver and Auster have been added to the flying displays at the Abingdon Air and Country Show. There will also be an AN-2 as a Parachute support aircraft.

  • AHDT is back

    The Attack Helicopter Display Team is back as a solo display for the 2019 season.

  • Romanian Air Force at RIAT

    The website is reporting that the Romanian Air Force intend to send a C-27J Spartan for the static display and 2 MiG-21 LanceR aircraft for static and flying displays at the Air Tattoo. This has not been confirmed by RIAT.

  • Hill found not guilty

    Andy Hill, the pilot of the Hawker Hunter that crashed at Shoreham in 2015, has been found not guilty of manslaughter.

  • Tim Peake at RIAT on Friday

    British astronaut Major Tim Peake will be in the Techno Zone® at RIAT on Friday 19 July. Tim spent six months in space and was the first UK astronaut to visit the International Space Station.

  • RIAT TechnoZone

    As well as Tim Peake, an ExoMars rover prototype will also be in the Techno Zone® at RIAT and AirbusDefence will take a photo of the show on Friday from their Pleiades satellite 400 miles above Earth.

  • Farnborough Airshow

    There will no longer be a public airshow over the weekend following the Farnborough IA Trade Show. The public will be able to visit on Friday, which will still focus on younger people.

  • Hurricane at RAF Cosford Air Show

    Hawker Hurricane P3717 will perform a special flying display as part of a WWII set-piece at the RAF Cosford Air Show on June 9th.

  • Midlands Air Festival

    Brendan O'Brien in Otto and Peter Davies with his Autogyro have been added to the flying schedule at the Midlands Air Festival.

  • Breitling Jet Team

    The Breitling Jet Team will display at the Duxford Air Festival for the frst time in 14 years. They and the Chinook Display Team are the first two displays to be announced.

  • Globemaster is a RIAT static

    A C-17 Globemaster from the Heavy Airlift Wing based in Papa, Hungary will be on static display at RIAT.

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