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Straight-wing ex-military jet aerobatics ban to end

The ban on straight-wing ex-military jets performing aerobatic manoeuvres will end when the CAA issues a revised safety notice on 28th February. The ban on aerobatics by swept-wing jets will remain in place.

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Aircraft Registrations

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Choose ‘Calendar’ from the main menu for a schedule of all known UK airshows and other events with an air display element. The calendar shows the dates, locations and a brief description of forthcoming airshows. There are also links (where they have them) to the shows' own websites and social media.

Airshow Map

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Click the image above or ‘Airshow Map’ in the main menu to go to a map showing the locations of actual UK airshows - not just an indication of typical venues. The map can be resized to focus on a specific area. Beneath the map is a list with basic show details. Both list and map can be searched by category (seaside, aerodrome etc), by date, or by airshow name or location.


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Clicking ‘Airshows’ from the main menu gives a list of many of the main UK airshows. Choose the specific show from that list for a preview of any forthcoming show there, a review of past airshow(s), a location map, weather prospects, hotels and travel. The information is easily accessible in tabbed panels.


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The ‘Photos’ option in the main menu presents a list of airshows where we have taken photos in the last few years. Choose a show then click any thumbnail photo to see it bigger or to start of slideshow of photos taken at that location.


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A list of many of the aircraft and teams that display at airshows in the UK. The list has a link to the web site and social media of the operator and another to their display schedule, if they have published one.


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A range of news and general airshow features, including an Airshow Glossary and Red Arrows Tours.

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