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  • Swiss F/A-18C
    Swiss F/A-18C 'Hornet'
  • Ukranian Su-27 at RIAT 2019
    Ukranian Su-27 at RIAT 2019
  • Harrier at Farnborough 2018
    Harrier at Farnborough 2018
  • Frecce Tricolori
    Frecce Tricolori
  • Breitling Jet Team at Bournemouth 2018
    Breitling Jet Team at Bournemouth 2018

 Airshow news

 Airshow news

  • Little Gransden

    Historic Aircraft Collection's Mk Vb Spitfire BM597 will join the Global Stars and the Gazelle Squadron at this year's Air and Car Show.

  • Guernsey Air Display

    This year the Guernsey Air Display on September 10th will mark the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

  • Air Waves Portrush

    Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council have confirmed reports circulating since mid-February that Air Waves Portrush 2020 has been cancelled following the withdrawal of funding.

  • Scottish International

    The Scottish International Airshow hase now confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 show following the withdrawal of funding by South Ayrshire Council.
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  • Duxford Festival additions

    A Czech Air Force Saab Gripen and L-159 Alca role demo are amongst the additions to the flying at Duxford Air Festival. There are many more. For details, check their web site or ours.
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  • Polish F-16

    The Polish Air Force F-16 Tiger Demo Team have RIAT in their schedule this year, although the display has not been confirmed by the show. The team have no other UK venues in their 2020 schedule.

  • Swiss confirmed for RIAT

    RIAT have confirmed that Patrouille Suisse and the Swiss F/A-18C Hornet will fly at this year's Air Tattoo. This is the only UK venue on the Swiss F/A-18 2020 schedule.
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  • Czechs at Yeovilton

    The Czech Air Force is sending a pair of L-159 Alca aircraft for a role demo; a Saab JAS 39C Gripen and a Mi-35/24V ‘Hind’ with a Mi-171 ‘Hip’ for a Combat Search and Rescue demo. In the static park they will have a Casa C295M transport aircraft.
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  • Huey at Tees Valley

    The latest addition to the Tees Valley Airshow is the UH-1H Iroquois “Huey”.
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  • Patrouille Suisse

    The Patrouille Suisse 2020 schedule includes all 3 days at RIAT: training on Friday and displays on Saturday and Sunday. Their participation has since been confirmed by RIAT.

  • Abingdon

    The Gazelle Squadron will have a pair of Gazelles in the flying display and a third on static at the Abingdon Air and Country Show.

  • Danish participation at RIAT

    The traditional Thursday RIAT participation updates have started with two from the Royal Danish Air Force: a Danish F-16AM Fighting Falcon in the flying display and a CL-604 Challenger on static.

  • Swiss PC-7 Display Team

    The Swiss Air Force PC-7 Display Team have listed the RAF Cosford Air Show and Bray in their 2020 schedule.

  • Swiss Super Puma

    The Swiss Super Puma Display Team have published their 2020 display schedule on social media. They have listed the Bournemouth Air Festival on 20-23 August (but this has not yet been confirmed by the show).

  • Tees Valley Airshow

    After the SuperAerobatics Wingwalkers and Boeing 727 Oil Spill Response, Team Raven are the third display named for the Tees Valley Airshow

  • Midlands Air Festival

    The Midlands Air Festival will return to Ragley Hall on 29th - 31st May 2020.

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  • Abingdon Air and Country Show

    The list of flying and static participants in the show has been updated and now includes Wessex (flying) and Sea King (static) helicopters. More details on their web site and ours.

  • RAF Cosford Air Show

    The first flying participants to be announced for the RAF Cosford air show this year are The Ultimate Fighters, comprising four of the world’s most iconic World War II aircraft - the Thunderbolt, Spitfire, Buchon and Mustang

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  • F-35B & Poseidon at RIAT

    The organisers at RIAT are hopeful that, subject to operational tasking, the UK F-35B Lightning and new RAF P-8A Poseidon will appear at this summer's Air Tattoo. More .....

  • Royal Navy International Air Day

    Two of the French Navy’s last serving Westland Lynx small ships helicopters, with special markings, will participate in the Royal Navy International Air Day’s Static Display on Saturday 11 July.

  • Guernsey Air Display

    The Guernsey Air Display has returned to its normal September slot for 2020. It will be on the same day as the Jersey Internatinal Air Display - 10th September.


  • Duxford Festival participation

    Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers, Little and Large Extra Duo, Ultimate Fighters, Stichting Fokker Four, Westland Whirlwind HAR10 and Westland Wessex HU5 have been announced for the Duxford Festival

  • Yeovilton participation

    The first static aircraft announced for the Royal Navy International Air Day on July 11th is a Royal Danish Air Force MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission maritime helicopter.

  • RAF Chinook Display Team

    The new RAF Chinook Display Team has been introduced. Click the blue text to go to their web site for more details.RAF Chinook Display Team

  • Festival of Speed Theme

    The theme of the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2020 will be 'The Maestros – Motorsport’s Great All-Rounders': competitors, manufacturers and teams who have succeeded in multiple motorsport disciplines. The first maestro to be announced is Jacky Ickx.

  • Patrulla Aspa

    The Patrulla Aspa Spanish helicopter team have said that they are 'very keen' to attend the 2020 Scottish International Airshow this year, according to the show's social media. However, it is not a done deal.

  • RAF Tutor Display Team

    Flt Lt Neil “Ski” Owczarkowski retains his seat as the RAF Tutor display pilot for the 2020 season.

  • Black Cats

    The Royal Navy Black Cats will display in 2020 as the 'Royal Navy Wildcat Demo Team'. They will retain the solo Wildcat Mk2 display for 2020 but hope to return to a pairs formation in the future.

  • Typhoon Pilot

    The RAF Typhoon display pilot for the 2020 season has been named as Flight Lieutenant Dean Rogers

  • Southport Dates

    The Airshow at Southport will be held on September 11th - 13th. Tickets will be available in the new year.

  • Flying Legends

    The IWM Duxford Flying Legends airshow will be held on 11th and 12th July, 2020. Yes, it does clash with the Royal Navy International Air Day at Yeovilton and the Festival of Speed at Goodwood.

  • Thunderbirds

    The Thunderbirds have published their display schedules for 2020 and 2021. No UK displays are listed, although these schedules can be subject to change. Their schedule is here:

  • Teesside Airshow returns

    The Tees Valley Airshow is returning for 2020. It will be held on 24th May 2020 at Teesside International Airport.

  • New Red Arrows

    Flight Lieutenants Will Cambridge, Nick Critchell and James Turner have been announced as the new Red Arrows team members.

  • 2 Seat Hurricane

    The MkIIb 'Hurribomber' BE505 previously owned by Peter Teichmann is now a 2-seater dual-controlled Hurricane following modification by Hawker Restorations. More on their Facebook page.

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