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News about UK air shows, aircraft & displays

Headcorn

Headcorn flying schedule

The proposed flying programme for the Battle of Britain Airshow at Headcorn is now on the show's web site.

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News date 19.06.21

Typhoon

Old Buck Friday Cancelled

Old Buckenham Airshow have said via social media that they are 'sacrificing' Friday's displays. Ticket holders will be able to transfer to Saturday or Sunday.

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News date 18.06.21

Spitfire N3200

Duxford airshows are ON

Duxford's Summer and Battle of Britain Air Shows are confirmed as going ahead, but with limited numbers of visitors.

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News date 17.06.21

Spitfire Pair

Headcorn is GO

Since the Prime Minister's statement on 14th June, Aero Legends have confirmed that the Battle of Britain Airshow at Headcorn will go ahead but with visitor numbers limited.

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News date 15.06.21

Red Arrows Flypast

Clacton Airshow

A flypast featuring the Red Arrows and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will replace the Clacton Airshow this year.

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News date 15.06.21

Spitfire N3200

Extra Tickets

Extra tickets were made available on June 14th for the June 20th Duxford Flying Day 'Thank You Dads'

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News date 14.06.21

Red Arrows

Red Arrows at Headcorn

As well as opening the Battle of Britain Airshow on Friday, the Red Arrows will also close it on Sunday.

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News date 04.06.21

Spitfire MH434

Duxford Flying Days

The IWM have added to the list of aircraft due to fly on June 6th. The list is on their web site (and ours).

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News date 03.06.21

Typhoon in 2021 livery

Typhoon 2021 livery

The RAF have unveiled new livery for the display aircraft, known as 'BlackJack'. It will be seen at displays in 2021 and 2022.

News date 28.05.21

Spitfires

Flying Legends Cancelled

Because of continuing uncertainty about the UK fully reopening for business, Flying Legends 2021 has been cancelled.

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News date 28.05.21

Typhoon

Old Bucks

The Typhoon Display Team are the latest addition to the flying displays at the Old Buckenham Airshow. The team will display on Saturday 31st July and Sunday 1st August.

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News date 27.05.21

Chinook

Wales Airshow

Because of continuing uncertainty about the ability to hold very large spectator events, the 2021 Wales Airshow has been 'postponed' until 2nd & 3rd July 2022.

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News date 27.5.21

Lancaster

Lancaster

The Lancaster has been added to the flying list at the Little Gransden Air and Car Show, where the red Chipmunk HRH Prince Charles learnt to fly in has also been added to the static display.

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News date 22.05.21

Typhoon Displays 2021

Typhoon 2021 Displays

The Typhoon Display Team have announced their display schedule for 2021. Initially it had only six british locations but subject to changes. Click the picture to go to the latest list.

News date 21.05.21

Bolkow Bo-105

RAF Cosford Air Show

The team at RAF Cosford are working up plans for the RAF Cosford Air Show. The current intention is to launch ticket sales in early July subject, inevitably, to COVID guidance on large scale events.

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News date 21.05.21

Red Arrows

2021 Display Schedule

The Red Arrows have published their 2021 display schedule.

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News date 20.05.21

Boeing 727

Jersey Air Display

The Red Arrows, BBMF Lancaster and Spitfire and 2Excel's Boeing 727 are due to take part in the Jersey Air Display on September 9th, according to the Jersey Evening Post.

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News date 20.05.21

RAF Typhoon

RAF at Abingdon

The RAF will support the Abingdon Air and Country Show with the Typhoon display and a Spitfire from the BBMF, plus flypasts from a C-17A Globemaster and a C-130J Hercules.

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News date 14.05.21

Westland Bell

Duxford Flying Days

Themes for the remaining Flying Days have been announced. Tickets are available now.

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News date 14-20.05.21

Apache Display

The Attack Helicopter Display Team will not be displaying in 2021 because of the "Unpredictability of the upcoming display season"

News date 10.05.21

'Russian' Spitfire

The debut pubic display of Peter Teichman's newly-restored ‘Russian Supermarine Spitfire' PT879 will be at the Midlands Air Festival on Saturday and Sunday, 5th & 6th June.

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News date 08.05.21

Red Arrows

Red Arrows

The Red Arrows are scheduled to open the Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow on Friday, 25th June

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News date 06.05.21

Red Arrows

RAF at Midlands Air Festival

The Red Arrows, RAF Typhoon, BBMF Spitfire pair and RAF Falcons are all scheduled to display at the Midlands Air Festival in June.

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News date 06.05.21

Chinook 40th Anniversary livery

Chinook

ZD984 will display during the 2021 season in its special livery celebrating the Chinook's 40th anniversary in RAF service.

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News date 05.04.21

Royal Jordanian Falcons

Royal Jordanian Falcons

The Royal Jordanian Falcons have cancelled their 2021 European tour

News date 04.05.21

Vintage Pair

The Vintage Pair; DHC-1 Chipmunks WG308 and 1350, are the latest additions to the flying schedule at the Midlands Air Festival. They will fly a tribute to Prince Philip on Saturday and Sunday.

News date 04.05.21

Sea Fury

Sea Fury

Sea Fury T.20 was seriously damaged in a forced landing near RNAS Yeovilton following engine problems. Both pilots are safe. Navy Wings have said it is too early to say whether she will ever fly again.

News date 28/30.04.21

Bell

Flying Days

Tickets for Duxford's first three Flying Days are all sold out.

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News date 28.04.21

Black Cats

Black Cats

The Royal Navy Wildcat Demo Team will be returning for the 2021 display season.

News date 24.04.21

Headcorn

G-IRTY, the 'round-the-world Silver Spitfire' is one of four more Spitfires to join the 5 already announced for Headcorn. They will fly as a Diamond-Nine.

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News date 23.04.21

Bell

Duxford Flying Days

Themes for Duxford's first 3 Flying Days have been announced: 'Standing Together' on 22 May; 'Commemorating D-Day' on 6 June & 'Thank You Dads' on 20 June.

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News date 14/15.04.21

Headcorn

ARC0's Buchon will be in a tailchase with already-announced Spitfire TD314 Aero Legend's Yak 3 at the BoB Airshow. Also displaying will be Spitfires Mk I N3200, Mk IX PT462 and Mk XI PL983.

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News date 13.04.21

RAF Typhoon

Southport and Sunderland

Southport and Sunderland are the latest 2021 airshow cancellations.

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News date 08.04.21

Red Arrows

Blackpool Airshow

Blackpool Airshow has been cancelled for the second year running because of uncertainty about staging large events. Next year's Blackpool Airshow will be on 6th - 7th August 2022.

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News date 07.04.21

Chinook

Chinook Display Team

The RAF Chinook Display team will be starting their work-up soon and have confirmed that they will be displaying at air shows around the country this summer.

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News date 07.04.21

RAF Tutor

Tutor Display Team

There will be no RAF Tutor display this year because of ongoing technical issues with the Tutor aircraft.

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News date 06.04.21

Little and Large

Little Gransden

An Aerosuperbatics wingwalker solo and Little & Large, the Extra 300S with 40% model, are the latest additions to the flying line-up at LittleGransden

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News date 05.04.21

Stampe Team

Headcorn

The Stampe Team, and Aero Legends' Tiger Moths, Yak 3 and T-6 pair are the latest additions to be announced for the Battle of Britain Airshow at Headcorn in June

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News date 01.04.21

Global Stars

The Global Stars will be at the International Weston Park Model Show in September.

News date 01.04.21

Spitfire pair at Headcorn

Headcorn

The Aero Legends Spitfire pair, TD314 'St George' and NH341 'Elizabeth', will display alongside "many, many more" at Headcorn's Battle of Britain Airshow.

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News date 16.03.21

Dakota at Headcorn

Headcorn

Sally B and the Aero Legends Dakota pair are confirmed for the Battle of Britain AirShow at Headcorn in June.

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News date 12.03.21

Red Arrows

Weston Air Festival

The Weston Air Festival, due to be held on 19th & 20th June, has been cancelled because it is (slightly) before the government's planned date for releasing restrictions on large outdoor gatherings.

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News date 08.03.21

Breitling Jet Team

Eastbourne's Airbourne

Airbourne will not be held in 2021. It has been postponed until 18-21 August 2022. A statement from the organisers is on the Airbourne web site

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17.02.21

Swiss Hornet

Swiss F/A-18 Swiss Display

The Swiss Hornet Display Team have listed the Duxford Festival in July as their only UK appearance in 2021. All depending on Covid-19.

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17.02.21

Su-27

RIAT 2021 Cancelled

Because of uncertainties surrounding Covid-19, RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises have cancelled the 2021 Royal International Air Tattoo, due to take place at RAF Fairford on July 16-18.

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16.02.21

Red Arrows

Torbay 2021

The English Riviera Airshow has been cancelled for a second year running because of uncertainties surrounding Covid-19.

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10.02.21

Hurricane R4118 at RAF Cosford

RAF Cosford Air Show

The RAF Cosford Air Show has been postponed. It will become a socially-distanced event over two days, 11th & 12th September 2021.

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News date 08.02.21

Yeovilton

Yeovilton Cancelled

The 2021 Royal Navy International Air Day, Yeovilton, has been cancelled because of Covid-19.

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News date 05.02.21

Richard Goodwin

New Abingdon date

The Abingdon Air & Country Show has another new 2021 date. The date is now 11th September 2021. It was to have been 12th June and prior to that 16th May

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22.01.21

Typhoon Display Pilot

Typhoon Display Pilot

Flt Lt James Sainty has been selected as the Typhoon Display Pilot for the 2021 season.

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22.01.21

BBMF Lancaster

Lancaster 80th Anniversary

9th January 2021 was the 80th anniversary of the maiden flight of the first prototype Lancaster. BT308 was flown from RAF Ringway, near Manchester by Captain Harry Albert “Sam” Brown OBE, Avro's test pilot.

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09.01.21

Red Arrows

Reds to move to Waddington

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

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19.05.20

 

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