British Airshow News Headlines

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Flying Legends

The organisers hope to hold the 2021 Flying Legends on 10th & 11th July if Covid issues don't prevent it and if a new venue can be agreed.

22.09.20

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NHS Spitfire

The 'NHS Spitfire' routes on 22nd September have been published. They are on ARCo's web site.

NHS Spitfire

21.09.20

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Headcorn Finale

On each day, the Headcorn finale will be the Tigers, Harvards, Dakotas, Spitfires and Mike Pickin in his CAP 232 with a spectacular, smoke filled aerobatic display

21.09.20

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Abingdon

The 2021 Air and Country Show show will be all-ticket (no payment at the gate). Tickets will be available from the end of 2020 online & from local outlets. (Photo, Sioux, Abingdon 2016)

Sioux, 2016

16.09.20

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NHS Spitfire

The 'NHS Spitfire' will be visiting Northern England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and North Wales during a three-day tour on 16, 17 & 18 September. As always, the route and timings are subject to change if circumstances dictate.
Schedules .... NHS Spitfire

15.09.20

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Headcorn

Aero Legends have announced that their Battle of Britain Airshow on 25th - 27th September will go ahead. (Picture is from the 2019 show) More ....

Headcorn 2019

15.09.20

Dux

BoB Weekend visits
Message from IWM Duxford

Please be aware that we have a limitation on visitor numbers to ensure social distancing on site so you will be required to pre-book tickets for this weekend separately via our website.

You will not be able to gain entry to the site using your ticket to the Proms or Air Show.

14.09.20

Dux

Battle of Britain

Very sadly, the Duxford Proms and Battle of Britain Airshow have been cancelled.

More ....

Duxford

11.09.20

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NHS Spitfire

The 'NHS Spitfire' will be visiting Devon and Cornwall this coming Saturday, 12th September. As always, the route and timings are subject to change if circumstances dictate.
NHS Spitfire

10.09.20

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Guernsey Air Display

The latest timetable for the Guernsey Air Display has been published.

Guernsey Air Display

09.09.20

Rhyl

Rhyl Airshow will return in 2021

The organisers say the Rhyl Airshow will be 'bigger and even better' when it returns on 28 - 29 August 2021.

01.09.20

Info

NHS Spitfire

ARCo's 'NHS Spitfire' proposed route on 30th August. This was updated on 28th August and is subject to further change if conditions dictate.
NHS Spitfire route 30.08.20
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28.08.20

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Headcorn additions

Three Spitfires, two Hurricanes and a Buchon have been added to the flying list at the Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow.
More ....

26.08.20

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Flying Legends

No more Flying Legends at Duxford. The Fighter Collection are seeking a new venue.
More ....

25.08.20

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September Shuttleworth

Shuttleworth shows on Semptember 6th (Vintage) & 27th (De Havilland) will both be drive-ins.

20.08.20

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Guernsey Air Display

The Red Arrows, BBMF and Richard Goodwin will headline the Guernsey Air Display.
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20.08.20

REDS

Red Arrows VJ75 Route

The route of the Red Arrows VJ75 flypast has been revealed in NOTAMs. A schedule of places and times is on our Red Arrows page.
More ....

13.08.20

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Jersey International Air Display

The Jersey International Air Display has been cancelled because of the Covid-19 outbreak. Next year's show will be on Thursday 9th September
More ....

12.08.20

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Old Bucks BoB display

The organisers have cancelled the planned Battle of Britain Air Display on October 3rd. Ticket-holders will have received an email.

08.08.20

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Battle Proms 2021

Tickets for the 2021 series of Battle Proms will be on sale from 1st October 2020.

08.08.20

REDS

VJ Flypast

The Red Arrows will conduct a UK-wide flypast on August 15 to commemorate VJ Day, flying over Edinburgh, Belfast, Cardiff and London. It's flightpath will include The Royal Hospital Chelsea, home to three Burma Star recipients.
More ....

05.08.20

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Headcorn

The BBMF will fly their 'Dowding Display' to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, at the Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn. More show details to follow.
BBMF Dowding Formation

04.08.20

Dux

Sea Fury damaged

The IWM have confirmed that The Sea Fury T20 operated by the Norwegian Spitfire Foundation had to make a forced landing after leaving Duxford on 4th August. The aircraft is reported as damaged. The pilot and passenger suffered minor injuries. There are reports that the aircraft suffered engine failure.

04.08.20

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Sunderland

The Sunderland International Airshow will be on 23-25 July next year.

26.07.20

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Friday Proms

The Red Arrows; BBMF's Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane; Strikemaster pair; Fireflies and seven Spitfires are some of the displays listed for the Duxford Battle of Britain Weekend Proms on Friday September 18th.
More ....

25.07.20

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Red Arrows display

The Red Arrows and BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane have all been added to the flying displays at Duxford's Battle of Britain Air Show, September 18-20.
More ....

23.07.20

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Showcase Days

IWM Duxford Showcase Days are back. The next two are 4th and 19th August. Two hours of flying in the afternoon. Free entry for members and free parking for all.

More ....

20.07.20

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New Shuttleworth Airshow

The Shuttleworth Collection have listed a new Old Warden airshow date: September 27th 2020. Details of the new show have not been announced.
More ....

16.07.20

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Air Tattoo 2021 Tickets

Tickets for next year's 50th anniversary Air Tattoo are now on sale.

14.07.20

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RN International Air Day

Although Yeovilton's live RN International Air Day 2020 was cancelled, a virtual airshow streaming the best of shows gone by can be viewed online. A link to the stream and a schedule of items is on our web site.
More ....

10.07.20

REDS

Red Arrows' PDA

The Red Arrows have achieved their Public Display Authority for the 2020 season.
Red Arrows

07.07.20

DUX

BoB Airshow: Gold sold out

Gold Experience tickets for the IWM Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow have sold out. Standard tickets are limited.

06.07.20

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Drive-in airshow SOLD OUT

The Shuttleworth Collection's July Evening Drive-in Airshow at Old Warden is sold out.
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05.07.20

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Wales Airshow, Swansea

The 2021 Wales Airshow will return to Swansea Bay on 3rd and 4th July 2021.
More ....

04.07.20

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Battle of Britain show details

The IWM have published early details of September's Battle of Britain Air Show weekend, including the first flying displays
More ....

03.07.20

Reds

Flypasts on 27 June

The weather may affect planned flypasts on Armed Forces Day. The Red Arrows are due to leave RAF Scampton at 9.30 and perform flypasts at Castle Cliff at 9.50, Scarborough at 9.51, Catterick at 10.06, Leeming at 10:11 and Grasby at 10:27, returning to Scampton at 10:30.

26.06.20

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Red Arrows / Patrouille de France flyover

The Red Arrows and Patrouille de France will fly over central London on June 18th. No route or times were confirmed in advance to prevent crowding but a NOTAM suggests they will pass over north Surrey on their way to London and will arrive around 5 (BST), subject to weather etc. It is to mark the 80th anniversary of a major speech by General de Gaulle.

12.06.20 updated 17.06.20

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Revival and Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Revival and Goodwood Festival of Speed have both been cancelled for 2020. Tickets can be rolled over to 2021 or refunded.

16.06.20

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Belgian F-16

There will be no displays by the Belgian F-16 display team this season. Vador will remain as the display pilot of Dark Falcon for the 2021 season.

Belgian f-16

11.06.20

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Clacton

The Clacton Airshow 2020 has been cancelled. Next year's show will be on August 26 - 27

11.06.20

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Old Warden 2021

The dates of 2021 Shuttleworth Collection Airshows at Old Warden are on this web site.
More ....

10.06.20

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Shuttleworth Military Airshow

Although not officially announced, some ticket-holders have been advised that Shuttleworth's Military Airshow 2020 has been cancelled.

10.06.20

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New Abingdon date

The Abingdon Air & Country Show has a new 2021 date. The date, which is still provisional, is now 12th June 2021.
More 2021 dates

10.06.20

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Virtual Air Tattoo

A free-to-view Virtual Air Tattoo will be live-streamed on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 July, with at least four hours of unique military aviation content each day.
More ....

09.06.20

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No 2020 Typhoon Displays

The Typhoon display was suspended in March and has now been cancelled for the 2020 season. They say they will be back in 2021.

03.06.20

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Old Bucks Airshow Rescheduled

Old Bucks Airshow has been cancelled for 2020 but it will be back as a 3-day show, July 31th - August 1st, in 2021.

03.06.20

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RAF Cosford Air Show

The 2020 RAF Cosford Air Show had been postponed to September but has now been cancelled.

02.06.20

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Rhyl 2020 Cancelled

The 2020 Rhyl Airshow has been cancelled. The organisers are "focusing on developing a fantastic programme for Rhyl Airshow 2021".

26.05.20

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Southport Cancelled

Southport Airshow 2020 has been cancelled. The 2021 Southport Airshow will be on July 3rd & 4th.

22.05.20

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Armed Forces Day 2021

Armed Forces weekend 2021 will be 25-27 June. The National event will be hosted by Scarborough (who were to have hosted the event in 2020)

21.05.20

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Reds move to Waddington

RAF Waddington has been chosen as the new base for the Red Arrows. They will move before the end of 2022.
More ....

19.05.20

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East Kirkby

The East Kirkby airshow has been cancelled. The next East Kirkby airshow will be on 7th August 2021. Tickets bought for the 2020 show can be used on 7th August 2021.

17.05.20

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Abingdon

The Abingdon Air and Country show (originally rescheduled for August 2020) has been cancelled. The next Abingdon Air and Country show will be on 16th August 2021. Tickets bought for 2020 will be refunded.

17.05.20

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Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow

The Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow has been postponed to September 25th-27th 2020, subject to review. The 2021 show will be on 25th-27th June.

15.05.20

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Duxford Battle of Britain Show

The Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show has been stretched to 3 days by the addition of a Battle of Britain Proms on the Friday with flying, entertainment, sunset flypasts and music.

14.05.20

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Blackpool

The 2021 Blackpool Air Show will be on August 7 and 8. The 2020 show has been cancelled.

13.05.20

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Bournemouth Air Festival

The Bournemouth Air Festival, due to take place on August 20 - 23 this year, has been cancelled. The Bournemouth Air Festival 2021 will be on September 2 - 5.

12.05.20

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Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green Wings and Wheels

The 2020 Wings & Wheels planned for the 15th & 16th August has been cancelled. The 2021 show will be on 14th & 15th August.
More ....

08.05.20

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Airbourne cancelled

Eastbourne's Airbourne 2020 has been cancelled. Airbourne 2021 is due to take place on 12th - 15th August.
More ....

07.05.20

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Whitby Regatta

Although not a full airshow, Whitby Regatta does normally have air displays on one or two days. The Regatta due to be held in August 2020 has been postponed to 21-23 August 2021.

24.04.20

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Newcastle (NI)

The Newcastle (Northern Ireland) Festival of Flight, due to be held on 20th June, has been cancelled because of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic.

More Cancellations

21.04.20

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Flying Legends cancelled

The Flying Legends airshow has been cancelled but it is still hoped that the IWM Duxford Battle of Britain airshow in September will go ahead.

17.04.20

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Royal Jordanian Falcons

The Royal Jordanian Falcons have cancelled all European displays in 2020.
Royal Jordanian Falcons

09.04.20

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Memorial Day

There are details of a proposal to move the Battle of Britain Memorial Day event online on the Battle of Britain Memorial website.

08.04.20

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Little Gransden cancelled

The Little Gransden Air and Car Show, due to be held on 30th August, has been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak.
More ....

06.04.20

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Stow Maries Wings & Wheels

Stow Maries have confirmed that their Wings & Wheels will be held on 6th September 2020 (although any event will be subject to whatever restrictions may in place at the time).

04.04.20

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Sunderland cancelled

The Sunderland International Airshow is the latest victim of the coronavirus outbreak. More ....

03.04.20

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Weston-Super-Mare

The Weston Airshow has joined the list of airshow cancellations. Click the button for the full list and more details.
More ....

27.03.20

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Mosquito

Airbus has announced its financial support for The People’s Mosquito, the first de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito to be manufactured in the UK for more than 70 years.
More ....

26.03.20

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Scotland's National Airshow

There are now no major airshows in Scotland this year following the cancellation of Scotland's National Airshow at East Fortune Airfield.
More ....

26.03.20

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AHDT

The Attack Helicopter Display Team will not be displaying in 2020

Attack Helicopter Display Team

26.03.20

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Festival of Speed postponed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has been postponed. The new date has not been finalised but in a message the Duke of Richmond said it would probably be late summer or early autumn.
More ....

26.03.20

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RAF Teams

The RAF have suspended all display flying by all teams.
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BBMF

25.03.20

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More cancellations

Tees Valley, Biggin Hill Hardest Day, Cromer Carnival and the Wales National airshow have also been cancelled. Click the button for the list to date.
More ....

24.03.20

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Shuttleworth Shows

All Shuttleworth Collection airshows at Old Warden due to be held in May or June have been cancelled. Ticket-holders will be contacted.
More ....

24.03.20

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Red Arrows

The Red Arrows' overseas training has been cancelled but they will work to maintain capability when they can.
More ....

24.03.20

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English Riviera (Torbay) Airshow cancelled

The English Riviera Airshow is the latest to be cancelled because of social distancing rules caused by the Coronavirus.

23.03.20

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Cosford Postponed

The RAF Cosford Air Show has been postponed [since cancelled].

More ....

23.03.20

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Yeovilton Cancelled

The Royal Navy International Air Day at RNAS Yeovilton has been cancelled.

Tickets will be refunded.
More ....

23.03.20

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Teignmouth

Teignmouth Airshow have announced that they will have the RAF Red Arrows, RAF Typhoon Display Team & the Spitfire from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight if the show goes ahead.
More ....

22.03.20

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Farnborough Cancelled

Farnborough 2020 has been cancelled. The next Farnborough International Airshow is due to be held on 18-22 July 2022
Harrier in 2018

20.03.20

RIAT

RIAT 2020 cancelled

The Royal International Air Tattoo 2020 has been cancelled. The next RIAT is 16 - 18 July 2021. Ticket refund information.
More ....

20.03.20

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Stow Maries Show Changes

The Wings & Wheel Event on 31st May has been postponed to 6th September. The Armed Forces event on 27th June has been cancelled.
More ....

19.03.20

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Old Bucks Cancellations

Old Bucks have cancelled the American Fly-in and the Wings and Wheels. The VE75 event has been reduced. See their web site for details and the blue button for details of other cancellations.
More ....

19.03.20

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Duxford Air Festival Cancelled

The Duxford Air Festival 2020 has been cancelled because of the Coronavirus. There is no word yet about the other Duxford airshows.

17.03.20

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Midlands Air Festival Cancelled

The Midlands Air Festival 2020 has been cancelled because of the Coronavirus. The next festival is planned for 4 - 6 June 2021.

17.03.20

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Coronavirus or Covid-19

Our new page will try to keep you up to date with the impact of coronavirus on airshows, aircraft photoshoots and related events.
More ....

Going ahead?

16.03.20

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Vintage Fly-in postponed

Following the release of government advice on Coronavirus, The Cotswold Vintage Fly-in has been postponed to a date (TBC) later in the year.

16.03.20

Dux

Flying Bulls

The Flying Bulls F4U Corsair, B25 Mitchell and P38 Lightning are the latest additions to Flying Legends 2020
Red Bull P-38

13.03.20

DUX

Heritage Flight

The USAF Heritage Flight, comprising F-16 Fighting Falcon & P-51 Mustang, will be participating at The Flying Legends Airshow, IWM Duxford on 11-12 July. They have also listed RIAT but this has not been confirmed by the show.

12.03.20

Dux

Flying Legends

The latest aircraft added to Flying Legends 2020 is Dunkirk veteran Hawker Hurricane Mk.I P2902.

12.03.20

Team

Patrulla Aguila

The Spanish Air Force has cancelled aerobatic displays by Patrulla Aguila following three accidents in six months, according to a news report in El Pais. The cancellation will not affect flypasts. No technical problems have been found in the 40-year-old C-101 aircraft. The Air Force will also review Patrulla Aquila pilot training and workload.

11.03.20

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Midlands Air Festival

Lauren Wilson (ex-Richardson) will open the air displays at the Midlands Air Festival and return for a meet, greet and Q&A.
Lauren Airshows

08.03.20

Team

Belgian F-16

The Belgian F-16 display schedule lists 2 UK airshows this season: RIAT and the Duxford Air Festival. Both shows subsequently confirmed the displays but both have since been cancelled.
Belgian F-16

07.03.20

Team

Patrulla Aspa

Patrulla Aspa, the Spanish helicopter team have no UK airshows listed in their 2020 schedule. They had said that they were 'very keen' to attend the 2020 Scottish International Airshow but that show has since been cancelled.

07.03.20

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Ultimate Warbirds at Yeovilton

The four fighters from Ultimate Warbirds are the latest additions to the Royal Navy International Air Day at Yeovilton.
More ....

Ultimate Fighters

05.03.20

RIAT

Austrian Hercules

Austria will be represented in RIAT's static display this year by a C-130K Hercules, operated by the 4th Air Transport Squadron as part of Flight Regiment (Fliegerwerft) 3 based at Vogler Air Base.
More ....

05.03.20

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Old Bucks Airshow

The first 3 displays announced for the Old Bucks Airshow on 1st & 2nd August are The Fireflies, the Catalina and the NSF Sea Fury.

Catalina

02.03.20

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Abingdon

There will not be any modern military helicopters at the Abingdon Air and Country Show as all requests to the Royal Navy, Joint Helicopter Command and the Swiss and Danish Air Forces have been unsuccessful. There will, however, be many historic ex-military helicopters.
More ....

02.03.20

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3 Wasps at Abingdon

There will be no fewer than 3 Westland Wasps on static display at the Abingdon Air and Country Show on May 17th. More details on the show's web site and here:
More ....

01.03.20

DUX

Flying Legends

Supermarine Spitfire PRXI PL983 (G-PRXI) is the latest addition to the Flying Legends flying displays.

28.02.20

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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.
More ....

26.02.20

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Guernsey Air Display

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

26.02.20

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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.

26.02.20

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Scottish International

The Scottish International Airshow has now confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 show following the withdrawal of funding by South Ayrshire Council.
More ....

23.02.20

Dux

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.
More ....

21.02.20

RIAT

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.

17.02.20

RIAT

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.
More ....

F/A-18 Swiss Air Force

13.02.20

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Portrush cancelled

The BBC is reporting that the Portrush Airshow has been cancelled after the local Council withdrew £240,000 funding.

13.02.20

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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.
More ....

10.02.20

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Huey at Tees Valley

The latest addition to the Tees Valley Airshow is the Bell UH-1H Iroquois “Huey”.
More ....

Huey

08.02.20

RIAT

Patrouille Suisse

The Patrouille Suisse 2020 schedule includes all 3 days at RIAT: training on Friday and displays on Saturday and Sunday. [confirmed by RIAT on 13.02.20].

07.02.20

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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.

07.02.20

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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.

06.02.20

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Scottish International Airshow

Aerosparx are due to display at the Scottish International Airshow: at dusk on Friday 4th September and daylight displays on Saturday and Sunday, 5th and 6th.

05.02.20

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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).

03.02.20

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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

Boeing 727 Oil Spill Response

03.02.20

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Flying Legends

Tickets for Flying Legends are now available. Ticket details.

03.02.20

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Midlands Air Festival

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

01.02.20

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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.

01.02.20

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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 More ....

Ultimate Fighters

31.01.20

RIAT

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 .....

F-35

30.01.20

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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.

29.01.20

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Guernsey Air Display

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

24.01.20

Dux

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

23.01.20

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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.

23.01.20

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RAF Chinook Display Team

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

RAF Chinook Display Team

23.01.20

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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.

22.01.20

Team

RAF Tutor Display Team

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

10.01.20

Team

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.

08.01.20

Team

Typhoon Pilot

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

Typhoon Display Pilot 2020, Lt Dean Rogers

08.01.2020

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Biggin Hill

Early details of Biggin Hill's commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and "The Hardest Day", to be held on 18th August

17.12.19

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Southport Dates

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

13.12.19

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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.

11.12.19

Team

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. Click for their schedule.

10.12.19

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Teesside Airshow returns

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

05.12.19

REDS

New Red Arrows

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

Red Arrows new pilots 2020

29.11.19

Info

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.

25.11.19

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Old Bucks Airshows

Shows at Old Bucks airfield in 2020 will be:
19th April, American Fly In. 9 - 10th May, VE75 Weekend. 14th June, Wings & Wheels. 1 - 2nd August, Old Bucks Airshow.

15.11.19

Info

Polish Heritage Flight

Spitfire BM597 and Hawker Hurricane G-HURI will operate as the Polish Heritage Flight in 2020 as part of the Battle of Britain 80th anniversary commemorations.

12.11.19

Show

Teignmouth Airshow

The show is looking for more funding to replace the financial support that the local authority has decided not to provide in 2020. More details on their Facebook page

13.11.19

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Duxford Airshow Tickets

Tickets for the Duxford Air Festival and the Battle of Britain Airshow at IWM Duxford are on sale now.

12.11.19

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The Victory Show

The very last Victory Show will be on 11th - 13th September 2020.

07.11.19

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Yeovilton Tickets

Tickets for the Royal Navy International Air Day at Yeovilton are available now.

05.11.19

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Just Jane Taxy run

The Lancaster night taxy run and Fireworks event Originally planned for Sat 2nd November 2019 has been moved to 8th May 2020 to become part of the VE Day celebration.

01.11.19

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IWM Duxford Air Festival Festival

The Duxford Air Festival will be on 23rd & 24th May 2020.

31.10.19

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Battle of Britain Airshow

The Battle of Britain Airshow at IWM Duxford will be on September 19th - 20th

25.10.19

Show

Teignmouth Airshow

The Teignmouth Airshow will be on 3rd - 5th July 2020

20.10.19

Show

Headcorn

The Aero Legends Battle of Britain Airshow at Headcorn will be on 27th & 28 June 2020.

14.10.19

Info

Goodwood Tickets

Tickets for Goodwood's Festival of Speed and Revival will be available to the public from 9 a.m. on 4th November.

07.10.19

Info

Shuttleworth 2020 dates

Dates for airshows at the Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden, in 2020 will be
3 May: Season Premiere
16 May: Evening Airshow
7 June: Flying Festival
20 June: Evening Airshow
5 July: Military Airshow
18 July: Evening Airshow
2 Aug: Family Airshow
15 Aug: Flying Proms
6 Sept: Vintage Airshow
4 Oct: Race Day- Season Finale

30.09.19

Show

Abingdon 2020

The first Helicopter to be announced for the show is Steve Athertons ex French Military Gazelle. Hawkwalk Falconry & Classic Jets Radio Controlled Models will also give demonstrations.

30.09.19

RIAT

RIAT 2020 tickets

Tickets for RIAT 2020 are available now via their web site.

25.09.19

Show

Goodwood Events

Goodwood Festival of Speed will be on July 9-12 2020. Revival will be 11-13 September 2020.

19.09.19

Show

Yeovilton's RN International Air Day

The Royal Navy International Air Day will be held at RNAS Yeovilton on 11th July 2020

06.09.19

Show

Old Buck Show 2020

The Old Buck Show in 2020 will be on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August.

03.09.19

Show

Bournemouth Air Festival 2020

The Bournemouth Air Festival moves to an earlier date next year and will be held on 20th - 23rd August 2020

01.09.19

Show

Torbay Airshow

The Torbay Airshow has been restyled 'The English Riviera Airshow' and will be held on 6th and 7th June 2020

28.08.19

Team

Breitling Jet Team

Breitling has decided to ends its sponsorship contract with Apache Aviation. Full news story.

02.06.19

Show

RAF Cosford 2020

The RAF Cosford Air Show in 2020 will be on June 14th

13.06.19

Info

Fairey Barracuda found

A Fairey Barracuda WWII Fleet Air Arm torpedo bomber is being recovered from the Solent, 75 years after it was lost in September 1943.

11.06.19

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Shuttleworth Chief Pilot

Paul Stone has taken over from Dodge Bailey as Chief Pilot at the Shuttleworth Collection.

18.04.19

Show

Farnborough Airshow

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

05.03.19

Team

Chinook Display Team

The Display Team Captain is Squadron Leader Jon ‘JT’ Turner and his Co-pilots are Flight Lieutenant Anthony ‘Ant’ Jewitt and Flight Lieutenant Aaron Kerry. Further information and the rest of the team are detailed on the Chinook Display Team web page.

14.02.19

Info

Hurricane PZ865 repaint

BBMF Hurricane Mk IIc PZ865, currently in South-East Asia Command 34 Squadron colours, is due to be repainted following a major service towards the end of 2019. The current proposal is that it will be repainted as an all-black night fighter of 247 Squadron in time for the 2020 season.

14.01.19

Info

Meteor NF11 final flight

Meteor NF11 G-LOSM took off from Coventry at around 13.00 and landed at Bruntingthorpe after its (probably) last ever flight. The Meteor will now be maintained in fast-taxi, but not airworthy, condition.

05.01.19

Team

No Couteau Delta in 2019

The two Mirage jets of the Couteau Delta will be missing from the display circuit in 2019.

27.11.18

Info

Moonbeam McSwine off to USA

The French Mustang F-AZXS has gone to a new owner in the USA. Although based in France, Moonbeam McSwine was seen at UK airshows.

10.03.18

Info

Retrotec to build People's Mosquito

The building and testing of 'The People's Mosquito', a de Havilland Mosquito FB.Vl, has been entrusted to Retrotec Ltd.

05.03.18

Info

Ferocious Frankie now in Turkey

This North American P-51D Mustang, until recently operated by the Old Flying Machine Company and based at Duxford alongside their Spitfire MH434, has been sold and now belongs to a private owner in Turkey.

Ferocious Frankie with Spitfire MH434

18.01.18