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News about UK air shows, aircraft & displays

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The TG-3 glider will make its Shuttleworth debut at the Military Air Show on June 2
Mustang X-Ray Team and Titans added to Guernsey Air Display
Sally B is the final addition to the displays at Abingdon
Gazelle Squadron will display at Shuttleworth Military Airshow on June 2nd
Air Leasing's Thunderbolt is the latest addition to Shuttleworth Military Airshow
RAF Cosford have confirmed that the Typhoon will display at their show on June 9th
Tiger 9 are the latest addition to the Golden Age of Aviation Airshow
The Lancaster will be at Shuttleworth Festival of Flight (Sunday) & Flying Proms
Premium parking at the Sywell Airshow has sold out
Rolls Royce Heritage Flight fighter pair have been added to the flying at Cosford
The Tigers Parachute Display Team will not display in 2024
Catalina will display at RAF Cosford on June 9
B-25 Mitchell (Flying Bulls) added to Midlands Air Festival (Sat & Sun)
Gamebird GB1 added to Sywell 2024 flying
Airborne Pyrotecnics added to flying at Midlands Air Festival on the Friday
Catalina added to Shuttleworth Festival of Flight Sat & Sun
Camping now open for booking at Midlands Air Festival
Titans added to Abingdon on May 18
Tickets for most Duxford 2024 Airshows are available now
Shuttleworth 2024 show tickets are available now
Hurricane R4118 opens the flying schedule for Abingdon on May 18
Swordfish

More Cosford displays

The RN Black Cats solo and Navy Wings Swordfish and Wasp have all been added to the flying displays at the RAF Cosford Airshow on June 9th.

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News date 17.05.24

Percival Provost

Best of British

There have been a few changes (deletions and additions) to the flying list at this Shuttleworth show on 12th May. The latest list is on their web site (and ours).

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News date 10.05.24

Rafale Solo

1st Class Cosford update

Another exciting update from the RAF Cosford team adds the Rafale Solo and Equipe de Voltige displays to an already tremendous flying list.

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News date 10.05.24

Jet Provost T5

Abingdon Postponed

With just over a week to go, The Abingdon Air & Country Show was postponed to an unspecified date much later in the year. Their web site has a statement.

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News date 10.05.24

Titans

Titans

The Titans are the latest addition to the displays at the Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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News date 08.05.24

Sally B

Sally B 2024 schedule

Sally B's 2024 display schedule is now on the Sally B web site.

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News date 08.05.24

Ask-21 Glider

RAF Cosford update

Triple treat from the RAF Cosford Airshow team with the addition of displays by the RAF Tutor and Ask-21 glider and a flypast by an RAF A330 Voyager.

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News date 03.05.24

Typhoon Displays

The Typhoon Display Team have added the International Ayr Show to their 2024 display schedule.

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News date 29.04.24

Lynx XZ179

RAF Cosford

Lynx AH.7 XZ179 from Project Lynx is the latest addition to the RAF Cosford Airshow flying schedule

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News date 2024

Strikemaster pair

Strikemasters

The Strikemaster pair join the Aero Legends Spitfire trio and the Red Arrows on the flying schedule for the Battle of Britain Airshow at Headcorn

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News date 26.04.24

RAF Typhoon Display Team Livery for 2024

Typhoon 2024 Livery

The RAF Typhoon Display Team's aircraft for 2024, ZJ913, known as 'Moggy', commemorates the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

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News date 22.04.24

Couteau Delta

RAF Cosford

Couteau Delta Mirage 2000D Display from Armée de l'Air et de l'Espace is the latest addition to the flying at the RAF Cosford Air Show on June 9th.

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News date 19.04.24

Soloturk. F-16 Turkish Air Force

RIAT Update

'Soloturk', the F-16 from the Turkish Air Force, is this week's flying addition to RIAT 2024. New statics include a pair of Turkish F-4E Phantoms, a Belgian F-16, a Dassault Falcon 20 and an L-159E.

More ....News date 18.04.24

RAF Chinook

RAF Cosford

One of only a few appearances this year, the RAF Chinook will perform a role demo at the RAF Cosford Air Show.

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News date 12.04.24

Royal Jordanian Falcons

RIAT 2024

The Royal Jordanian Falcons, the fourth National Aerobatic team, and another Gripen, this time from Hungary, are this week's additions to the flying at RIAT.

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News date 11.04.24

F-35B

F35B at Old Bucks

The RAF's F35B display Team are amongst the latest additions to the flying at the Old Buckenham Airshow.

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News date 06.04.24

Patrouille Suisse

RIAT 2024

Patrouille Suisse are confirmed and German Eurofighter and A400M have also been added to flying displays at RIAT. NATO AWACS will flypast on Friday and then be on static.

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News date 04.04.24

Bristol Blenheim

Bristol Blenheim

ARCo'S Bristol Blenheim is the latest addition to the flying at Shuttleworth's Best of British Airshow on May 12th.

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News date 29.03.24

Pilatus PC-9M

RIAT Latest

A Slovenian Air Force Pilatus PC-9M will fly at RIAT 2024. A second PC-9M and Slovenian C-27J Spartan; Norwegian Historical Squadron's Vampire FB.52 in Canadian markings and Shuttleworth's Chipmunk will be on static.

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News date 28.03.24

Spitfires

Headcorn

Information about the Battle of Britain Airshow at Headcorn is now on their web site. All three days will be full flying days. Tickets now available.

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News date 28.03.24

NH90, German Army Aviation

RIAT Additions

Swedish JAS-39C Gripen flying and 39D on Static; German Army NH90 helicopters flying and static and a static Bréguet 1050 from Alizé Marine are this week's additions to RIAT.

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News date 21.03.24

UK RAF Typhoon Displays in 2024

Typhoon 2024 UK Displays

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News date March 2024

Danish Air Force F-16am

RIAT24 Update

Flying and static Danish F-16s headline this week's RIAT update

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News date 14.03.24

RAF Typhoon

Typhoon at Midlands

The RAF Typhoon has been added to the displays (on Friday 31st May only) at the Midlands Air Festival.

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News date 10.03.24

RAF F-35B

F-35B Demo UK Debut

The RAF F-35B Lightning II Role Demo will debut at the RAF Cosford Airshow on June 9th.

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News date 08.03.24

Red Arrows

Red Arrows 2024

The Red Arrows have published their 2024 display schedule. It is on the Red Arrows web site.

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News date 08.03.24

Red Arrows

Red Arrows at RIAT

The Red Arrows, F-35-B, Typhoon and BBMF headline this week's RIAT update

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News date 07.03.24

Chinook Display

Chinook Display

There will be some role demonstrations, but no full displays by the RAF Chinook Display Team in 2024.

News date 07.03.24

BBMF Lancaster

Lancaster

The BBMF Lancaster has been added to the flying displays at the Golden Age of Aviation Airshow, Compon Abbas, in August

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News date 04.03.24

Hawker Fury Mk I

Hawker Fury Mk I

Historic Aircraft Collection's Hawker Fury Mk I has been added to the Shuttleworth 'Best of British' Airshow on May 12th

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News date 01.03.24

Midnight Hawks

RIAT Update

Flying display by the Finnish Air Force Midnight Hawks heads this weeks RIAT update. More on the RIAT web site and ours.

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News date 29.02.24

Red Arrows

No Rhyl 2024

There will be no Rhyl Airshow in 2024 because the Red Arrows will not be available.

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News date 21.02.24

Belgian F-16

Belgian F-16

The Belgian Air Force has announced that there will be no more Belgian F-16 solo displays as their F-16s are being phased out in favour of F-35s

More ....News date 19.02.24

Sidmouth

No Sidmouth Airshow

Sidmouth Town Council have confirmed that their Regatta will not include any airshow elements in 2024. Click 'More' for their statement.

More ....News date 12.02.24

Red Arrows rollbacks

Red Arrows

Early details of the Red Arrows 2024 'Maple Hawk' visit to Canada to help mark the Royal Canadian Air Force’s centennial.

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News date 09.02.24

Sopwith Triplane

Shuttleworth Military

Shuttleworth have announced the locally-based and some of the visiting aircraft due to display at their Military Airshow on June 2nd.

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News date 09.02.24

Harrier, Spanish Navy

Harrier at RIAT

The regular weekely RIAT participation updates restarted on February 8th with news that the Spanish Navy Harrier will display again in 2024.

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News date 08.02.024

Avro Triplane, Bristol Boxkite

Best of British

Shuttleworth have announced locally-based and the first visiting aircraft to display at their 'Best of British' airshow on 12th May

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News date 02.02.24

Lockheed P-38 Lightning

Duxford Summer Airshow

This show is already looking great, with appearances by Dakotas from the D-Day Squadron, 3 of the Flying Bulls fleet, the Canadair Sabre and others. More on the show's web site

More ....News date 01.02.24

Dakota Trio

D-Day Squadron

The D-Day Squadron will arrive at Old Warden on morning of 25th May and leave on 26th afternoon. Some viewing in between.

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News date 22.01.24

Navion

Old Bucks

The Old Buckenham Airshow have announced their first nine displays. A novel and very varied mix.

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News date 09.01.24

Spitfire EE602

Sywell

EE602 is the fifth Spitfire and the 16th display to be announced for the Sywell Airshow.

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News date 09.01.24

Goodyear Corsair

Sywell Airshow

The Fighter Collection's Goodyear Corsair is the 12th display to be announced for the Sywell Airshow on 22 - 23 June. More details on their social media and our Sywell Airshow page.

More ....News date 07.01.24

Airbus refuelling demo in 2023

FRIAT 2024

Four FRIAT packages for the 2024 Air Tattoo range from £315 to £390. Children 5-18 are half price (younger children not admitted). The packages are available now.

More ....News date 02.01.24

Vampire WZ507

Vampire WZ507

de Havilland Vampire T11 WZ507 has been added to the flying list at the Midlands Air Festival. It is due to fly on Saturday and Sunday.

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News date 21.12.23

F-86 Sabre

F86 Sabre at Midlands

Frederic Akary's F86 Sabre M6 will display at the Midlands Air Festival on 1st and 2nd June.

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News date 09.12.23

Lockheed Electra

Lockheed Electra

Fighter Aviation Engineering's Lockheed 12A Electra Junior G-AFTL is the first aircraft to be announced for Shuttleworth's Family Airshow on August 11th.

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News date 08.12.23

Canadian CF-18

RIAT 2024

Yesterday's announcement by the Canadian CF18 Demo Team that they will be at RIAT24 has been confirmed by the show.

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News date 07.12.23

Red Arrows

Folkestone Air Display

The Folkestone and Hythe District Council have decided not to hold the Folkestone Air Display in 2024 as the Red Arrows will not be available.

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News date 06.12.23

Hawker Tempest

Hawker Tempest

The world’s only airworthy Hawker Tempest II will display at Shuttleworth's Festival of Flight on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June

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News date 01.12.23

G-IRTY on Dusk Patrol at Revival

Goodwood Revival

All competitors racing at Revival this year will be required to use fuel with a minimum of 70% sustainable components.

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News date 29.11.23

Starlings

Ayr Show

The International Ayr Show 2024 has been confirmed and will be on 6th & 7th September

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News date 25.11.23

BBMF Lancaster

RAF Cosford

Tickets for the RAF Cosford Air Show are now on sale. Limited Earlybird tickets are from £34. Children 15 and under free. Parking also free.

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News date 17.11.23

Spitfire at Goodwood

Goodwood Tickets

Tickets for the 2024 Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival are now on sale.

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News date 06.11.23

RIAT 2024 themes include the F-16

RIAT 2024 Themes

The themes for RIAT 2024 will be 'Pushing the Boundaries of Air and Space', 'The Iconic F-16' (50th anniversary) and 'NATO' (75th anniversary)

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News date 02.11.23

Red Arrows over Eastbourne pier

Eastbourne's Airbourne

The organisers have confirmed that Airbourne will go ahead in 2024. It will be the airshow's 30th year and will be held on August 15 - 18

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News date 30.10.23

Red Arrows at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Tickets

Tickets for the 2024 Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival will be available from 9 a.m. on Monday 6th November 2023

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News date 13.10.23

Jet Provost

Duxford Finale

There were several additions and cancellations. The new flying list is in our Duxford Finale review

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News date 06.10.23

Red Arrows New Pilots for 2024 season

New Red Arrows Pilots

The new Red Arrows pilots for 2024 and the new Red 1. From the left, Flt Lt George Hobday, Sqn Ldr Jon Bond (Red 1), Flt Lt Dustin Wales and Flt Lt Chris McCann

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News date 06.10.23

Mystery Ship

Shuttleworth Race Day

The Travel Air Type R 'Mystery Ship' and Spartan 7W Executive are amongst yet more additions to the line-up at Shuttleworth's last show of the season.

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News date 30.09.23

Lancaster and Sally B

Duxford 2024

The dates and titles of Duxford's 2024 airshows are on Duxford's web site (and ours)

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News date 16.09.23

Avro Triplane and Bristol Boxkite

Shuttleworth 2024 tickets

Earlybird tickets at discounted prices are now available for Shuttleworth 2024 airshows.

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News date 15.09.23

Draken

Jersey Air Display '24

The Jersey International Air Display in 2024 will be on September 12th.

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News date 15.09.23

MH4015 at Revival

Revival '24

Goodwood Revival 2024 will be on 6th, 7th, 8th September

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News date 15.09.23

Sopwith Pup

Shuttleworth Race Day

The initial flying list for the Race Day airshow on 1st October is now on their web site (and ours).

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News date 05.09.2023

Chinook

Bournemouth

The RAF Chinook will now display on Friday at Bournemouth, as well as the originally-scheduled Saturday and Sunday.

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News date 31.08.23

Fokker DR1

Duxford Evening

See the show's web site for the latest changes to the flying list at the IWM Duxford Flying Evening

Show's list

News date 25.08.23

Gazelle Squadron

Ayrshow

Ayr International Airshow have added evening flying (19.00 - 21.15) on Friday 8th Sept to daytime (13.15 - 18.00) Saturday displays.

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News date 23.08.23

Strikemasters

Southport

The Strikemaster pair are amongst the latest additions to the displays at Southport.

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News date 18.08.23

Strikemasters

Airbourne changes

No wingwalkers at Airbourne this year. Instead, Boultbee Spitfire on Thursday and Strikemaster increased from solo to pair on Sat & Sun.

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News date 16.08.23

Hawker Fury

Airbourne

The Hawker Fury is a late addition to the flying displays at Eastbourne's Airbourne. The fury is due to fly on all 4 days.

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News date 14.08.23

Comet at Shuttleworth

Shuttleworth 2024

There will be a new format for airshows at Old Warden in 2024 with 7 events: some of which are multi-day, although the three 2-day events will only have flying on one of the days.

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News date 21.07.23

Sea Fury VR930

Navy Wings Sea Fury

The Navy Wings Sea Fury FB11 VR930 could be back on the airshow circuit in 2024 following a pending replacement of the Centaurus engine with a Pratt & Whitney R2800.

More ....News date 14.07.23

BBMF Lancaster

BBMF at RIAT

The BBMF cancelled their Friday and Saturday displays at RIAT because of the weather.

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News date 13.07.23

Hawker Fury Mk I

Little Gransden

Historic Aircraft Collection's Hawker Fury Mk I 'K5674' is the latest addition to the flying list at the Little Gransden Air and Car Show.

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News date 12.07.23

Red Arrows

Airbourne schedule

The full flying schedule for Eastbourne's Airbourne has been published. It is on the Airbourne web site (and ours).

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News date 04.07.23

Largs Viking Festival

Funding problems have caused the cancellation of the airshow element of The Largs Viking Festival in September.

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News date 03.07.23

Hurricane R4118

Headcorn

The Stampe Team and Hurricanes BE505 and R4118 have been added to the Headcorn flying displays but only on Sat & Sun.

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News date 29.06.23

Rolls Royce Spitfire

Airbourne

Eastbourne have added the Tigers Parachute Display team and the Rolls Royce Mustang & Spitfire all 4 days and the Strikemaster (solo) on Sat & Sun only

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News date 28.06.23

Black Cats

Black Cats

The Black Cats were due to display as a pair for the first time since 2017 at the National Armed Forces Day, Falmouth, on 24th June but Black 2 went tech, so Black 1 displayed solo.

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News date 24.06.23

Lancaster

BBMF Merlins

A fault has been found on a BBMF Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, so the BBMF has paused all flying with aircraft that use Merlins: the Lancaster, Spitfires and Hurricanes until the issue is resolved. They will not be at Armed Forces Day Events.

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News date 23.06.23

Sally B

Sally B

After being grounded at the start of the season, the necessary checks have been completed and Sally B is allowed to fly again. Press the 'More' button for her schedule.

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News date 22.06.23

Wingwalkers

Eastbourne

Team Raven and Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers (both all 4 days) and the RAF Chinook (Friday only) have been added to the Airbourne flying displays.

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News date 22.06.23

Chinook

Chinook displays

The Chinook schedule has 7 UK venues listed in 2023: Cosford, Falmouth, RIAT, Eastbourne, Bournemouth, Ayr and Southport. Check show details for display dates.

Map of venues

News date 20.06.23

Leonardo Spartan

ITAF100th at RIAT

There was a huge and unexpected update to the RIAT flying and static participation lists on 20th June, celebrating the Italian Air Force Centenary.

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News date 20.06.23

Swordfish

Wales Airshow

The Strikemaster pair and four Navy Wings aircraft, including the Swordfish (Sunday only) have been added to the Wales Airshow flying list.

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News date 20.06.23

Staggerwing N18V

Headcorn

Two Staggerwings have been added to the displays at Headcorn but N18V will only display at the weekend and N17GL only on Sunday

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News date 16.06.23

Stratotanker

Photo © USAF

RIAT 2023

Saturday and Sunday demos from the USAF Stratotanker and displays by the UK Chinook are this week's flying additions to RIAT participation. Also lots of statics.

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News date 15.06.23

Westland Lynx XZ179

Duxford Summer

XZ179 from Project Lynx and their Gazelle; 2 more Hurricanes and the Airco DH9 are amongst 7 additions to the Duxford Summer flying list.

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News date 09.06.23

Saudi Hawks

RIAT Latest

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

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.

News date 05.06.23

Phenix French Air & Space Force Parachute display team

RAF Cosford

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.

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News date 03.06.23

Furzan Al Emirat Show's Photo  

RIAT Update

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

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News date 01.06.23

de Havilland Vampire

Duxford Summer

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

Midlands Air Festival

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

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News date 24.05.23

Agusta A129 Mangusta Photo: Aldo Bidini  

RIAT latest

May 18 RIAT updates include a Voyager refuelling demo on all 3 days; the Italian Army Mangusta moving from the static list to the flying display and a pair of Hellenic Phantoms in the statics.

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News date 18.05.23

Strikemaster pair

Strikemasters

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

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News date 16.05.23

Balbo

Flying Legends

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

Show's site

News date 16.05.23

Starlings

East Kirkby

With some warbirds to follow, Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre have listed some of the displays for the East Kirkby Airshow on 5th August. Click the 'more' button for their web site. The list is also in our airshow calendar.

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News date 13.05.23

Juno

RIAT Latest

No flying additions to the list on 11th May. New statics include a full set of trainers from RAF No 22 Group and the Vampire FB.52 from the Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron in Italian Air Force markings.

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News date 11.05.23

Turkish Stars Photo Konflikty.pl via Wikimedia Commons

RIAT 23

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

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News date 04.05.23

de Havilland Comet

Shuttleworth Premiere

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

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News date 04.05.23

Rafale Solo

RIAT 2023

The French Rafale Solo Display has been confirmed as flying and the French Air & Space Force C-135FR Stratotanker will perform a flypast on Friday. Also several new statics including two Dutch F-35A Lightnings.

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News date 27.04.23

Draken

Draken at Midlands

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.

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News date 27.04.23

Messerschmitt Me 262
© APC Geert Van de Put 

Messerschmitt at RIAT

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.

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News date 20.04.23

Me262
Photo from RIAT 

RIAT 2023

Today's addition to RIAT flying is the first ever UK display by the Messerschmitt Me 262 replica. A Metrea KC-135R Stratotanker and Italian Army UH-169B, Dornier Do-228 & AH-129D Mangusta have been added to the statics.

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News date 20.04.23

Bristol Boxkite

Shuttleworth Evening Airshow

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.

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News date 18.04.23

Royal Jordanian Falcons

RIAT 23

Confirmation of the Royal Jordanian Falcons is the only flying addition to the RIAT schedule this week. They will also bring their Hercules for the static display. Also added to the statics are 10 civilian aircraft celebrating the centenary of the Italian Air Force.

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News date 13.04.23

Saab Gripen

RIAT 2023

RIAT have confirmed that the Czech Air Force JAS-39 Gripen solo and L-159 Alca pair will display at the AirTattoo this year. There will also be an Italian Navy AV-8B+ Harrier, a Czech Mi-171 Hip and a couple of 2Excel aircraft on static display.

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News date 06.04.23

Avro Triplane

Shuttleworth Premiere

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)

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News date 06.04.23

Bearcat

Duxford Flying Day

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

Harrier

RIAT 2023

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.

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News date 30.03.23

F-16

More RIAT

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.

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News date 23.03.23

Red Arrows

Red Arrows Schedule

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

Schedule ....

News date 23.03.23

Red Arrows

RAF at Bournemouth

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

Lancaster

RIAT 2023

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

Yakovlevs

Yakovlevs

Team Yakovlevs announced in November 2022 that 2023 would be their final display season. They have revised the announcement and will now cease displays with immediate effect.

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News date 15.03.23

Patrulla Águila

RIAT23

Patrulla Águila have been added to the flying display at RIAT23 and a Spanish Air Force CASA C-295 and Navy Wings Mk XVII Seafire, Stinson Reliant & Westland Wasp HAS1 to the statics.

More ....News date 09.03.23

Tutor Display Pilot 2023

Tutor Display Pilot

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

Duxford Participation

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

Summer

Battle of Britain

News date 04.03.23

Spitfire pair at Headcorn

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.

News date 01.03.23

Red Arrows

Red Arrows 2023

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.

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News date 25-27.02.23

Typhoon

Typhoon 2023

Shows have announced Typhoon displays on both days at Blackpool and Friday & Saturday at the Midlands Air Festival. The team have not yet confirmed the displays.

Official schedule

News date 24.02.23

C-27J Spartan

More RIAT Statics

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 returns

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

RIAT Update

Two German Army Aviation NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopters have been added to the RIAT23 line-up, one flying and one static.

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Show's list

News date 16.02.23

Red Arrows

English Riviera (Torbay)

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

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Show's site

News date 14.02.2023

Hornet, Finnish Air Force

RIAT aircraft

RIAT 2023 aircraft participation announcements began on Feb 9th with flying and static displays by the Finnish Air Force. Further displays will be announced weekly on Thursdays.

Confirmed aircraft

News date 02-09.02.23

Little and Large

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

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

News date 25.01.23

The Blades

The Blades

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

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News date 23.01.23

Sally B

Duxford Flying Days

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.

News date 05.01.22

Red Arrows

Weston Air Festival

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

Typhoon Display Pilot

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

Starlings

Teignmouth

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

RAF Cosford Tickets

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

News date 21.11.22

The Red Arrows usually display at Sidmouth

Sidmouth: 2 more years

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.

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News date 16 & 08/16.11.22

Bucker Jungmeister

Little Gransden

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

Ayr Show returns in Sept

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, or even to make a profit for the authority.

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News date 02.11.22

Airbourne

Airbourne 2023

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

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News date 21.10.22

Bronco

Abingdon

The Abingdon Air and Country Show, postponed from September last year because of the death of Her late Majesty, will be held on May 20th. The Bronco and Catalina are slated to display.

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News date 19.10.22

MH434 at Revival

Goodwood Dates

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

No More Sunderland Airshows?

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

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News date 17.10.22

Spitfire Pair

Headcorn BoB 2023

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.

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News date 12.10.22

Duxford BoB Finale

Duxford 2023

The dates for IWM Duxford's 2023 Air Shows are now on their web site. The Summer Airshow will be on June 24-25 and the Battle of Britain Airshow on September 16-17.

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News date 11.10.22

Flying Commrades

Duxford Flying Finale

The Flying Comrades (Yak 52s) have been added to the flying list for Duxford's Flying Finale. The full list is on their web site.

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News dates 29 & 21.09.22

F-35

Farnborough 2024

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

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News date 20-09-22

Queen Elizabeth II

Changes

The NI International Air Show has been cancelled.
The Abingdon Air and Country Show has been postponed until the spring.
The Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show is going ahead.

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News date 09.09.22

Lancaster

Jersey IAD 2023

The local paper has reported that this years slimmed-down Jersey Airshow needs more funding to continue.
The show has given 14th September as the date of JIAD 2023.

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News date 06-09.09.22

Red Arrows at Bournemouth

Bournemouth 2023

The provisional dates for the Bournemouth Air Festival 2023 are 31 August - 3rd September

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News date 04.09.22

B-52

Bournemouth

A B-52H Stratofortress made a flypast at the Bournemouth Air Festival on Saturday only.

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News date 02.09.22

Belgian F-16

Eastbourne F-16 cancelled

The Belgian F-16 should have flown on all four days at Airbourne but attempts to resolve issue were not successful so the displays have been cancelled.

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News date 14-17.08.22

Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt in, Tempest out

Airbourne has had to cancel the proposed display by the Hawker Tempest II, which is not expected to be display-ready in time for the airshow.

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News date 02.08.22

Chinook

Blackpool

Blackpool Airshow's full flying list and proposed timetable are on the show's social media here and their web site here

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News date 02.08.22

Swordfish

Duxford BoB

More aircraft have been added to Duxford's Battle of Britain Airshow flying list, which now has 21 Spitfires/Seafire; 6 Hurricanes, the Blenheim and the Swordfish.

News date 30.07.22, updated 04.09.22

Fokker DR1 Replica

Duxford Flying Evening

The flying list for Duxford's Flying Evening on August 27th is on their web site (and ours)

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News date 28.07.22

Beluga

RIAT 2023

RIAT 2023 will be on 14 - 16 July. Tickets are available now.

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News date 17.07.22

RIAT B-52s cancelled

Both B-52s - the one that was due to give some flypasts and the one that was due to be on static display, have been added to the 'cancellations' section of the RIAT schedule. No reason has been listed.

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News date 12.07.22

RIAT 2022

The Air Tattoo will be opened on Friday with a flypast by RAF Red Arrows flying with the RAF's new Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft. Later the same day, Nato's E-3A Sentry will also perform a flypast.

Full list

News date 07.07.22

Red Arrows

Airbourne Flying list

The full flying list for Airbourne - the Eastbourne International Airshow - is on their web site.
The list ....

News date 05.07.22

Chinook

RAF Cosford 2023

Next year's RAF Cosford Airshow will be held on June 11th 2023.

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News date 12.06.22

Belgian f-16

F-16 at Eastbourne

The Belgian F-16 display team have listed Eastbourne's Airbourne in their revised 2022 schedule.

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News date 31.05.22

Bearcat

Fly Navy

The Fighter Collection's Corsair, Wildcat, Nimrod and Bearcat will join a mostly Old Warden-based line-up for Shuttleworth's Fly Navy show on July 3rd

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News date 28.05.22

Frecce Tricolori

RIAT Latest

Frecce Tricolori and three Italian solos added to the flying displays. There are also several Italian and USAF statics including an F-35A and two F-15Es.

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News date 26.05.22

Hurricane r4118

Hurricanes

Three Mk I Hurricanes have been added to the displays at the Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow

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News date 26.05.22

Black Eagles
Their photo  

Black Eagles

Displays by the Republic of Korea Air Force Black Eagles have now been confirmed by RIAT. They are due to fly on all 3 days.

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News date 23.05.22

Saab SK35 Draken

Swedish AFHF

The Swedish Air Force Historic Flight 2022 display schedule lists their Viggen, Draken and Lansen for RIAT and unspecified aircraft for the Jersey International Air Display. The possible displays have not been confirmed by the shows.

More ....News date 20.05.22

Pilatus PC9
Their photo  

RIAT Update

Flying: Irish Air Corps Silver Swallows (four Pilatus PC-9M). Static: a pair of F-15E Strike Eagles, an F-35A Lightning II, Polish Navy Bryza, Hawker Hunter Aviation Hawker Hunter T72 and Embraer Super Tucano.

More ....News date 19.05.22

Strikemasters

Headcorn

The NWMAS Strikemaster pair will display at the Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow. The ARC Buchon will dogfight with Aero Legends' Spitfires.

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News date 17.05.22

Black Eagles
Their photo  

Black Eagles

The Republic of Korea Air Force 'Black Eagles' are reported to have RIAT, Farnborough and Southport airshows in their 2022 schedule. The displays have not been confirmed by Farnborough.

More ....News date 16.05.22

Red Arrows

Red Arrows 7-ship

The RAF have confirmed that the Red Arrows will display with a 7-aircraft formation for the 2022 season, although 9 aircraft should take part in national flypast events.

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News date 15.05.22

F35b

RAF Cosford Air Show

An F35B Lightning will perform a series of flypasts over the show on June 12. A Puma will be on static display.

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News date 14.05.22

Great War Display Team

Weston Air Festival

The Weston Air Festival flying display list has been published. The Red Arrows will close the show on Sunday.

News date 11.05.22

Hungarian Gripen
Their photo  

Hungarian Gripen

The Hungarian Gripen Display has been withdrawn from the RAF Cosford Air Show for operational reasons.

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News date 11.05.22

Seafire

Seafire at AFD

Navy Wings say their Seafire SX336 will be flying at the National Armed Forces Day event in Scarborough on 25th June

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News date 06.05.22

 

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