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Fokker DR1 'Red Baron' replica

Duxford Airshows 2022

IWM Duxford have released details of their eleven 2022 airshows. They include 4 major shows, 5 Flying Days and 2 model aircraft Flying Days.

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News date 26.11.21

Sally B

Abingdon

Sally B will be on static display and flying at the Abingdon Air and Country Show on September 10th

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News date 25.11.21

Seafire

Seafire SX336

Stu Goldspink took Kennet Aviation's Supermarine Seafire XVII SX336 (G-KASX) for the first flight in about 5 years, following restoration. The flight was at Old Warden on 18th November and lasted about 20 minutes (photo is pre-restoration).

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News date 18.11.21

Shuttleworth Flying Programme 2022

Shuttleworth 2022

Shuttleworth have released their 2022 airshow programme.

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News date 18.11.21

Breitling Jet Team

(ex-) Breitling Jet Team

Apache Aviation has secured co-sponsors that will enable displays and passenger flights to start at the beginning of the new season. Negotiations with a new (unnamed) main sponsor are ongoing.

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News date16.11.21

MH415 at dusk, Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Dates

The 2022 Festival of Speed will be held on June 23 - 26 and Goodwood Revival on September 16 - 18. Tickets for both will be available from 8th November 2021

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News date 18.10.2021

Tiger Nine

Midlands Air Festival

Tiger Nine and Turbulent Team are the latest additions to be confirmed for the Midlands Air Festival. They are both due to display on all three days.

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News date16/31.10.21

Red Arrows at Airbourne

Eastbourne's Airbourne

Airbourne is confirmed for 18 - 21 August 2022 but from 2023 onwards the show will be dependent on improved supporter and commercial funding.

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News date 15.10.21

RAF Typhoon

Typhoon at Flying Day

The RAF Typhoon has been added to the flying list at the final Duxford Flying Day of the season on October 9th. We can't be certain that it will be BlackJack

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News date 30.09.21

Sally B

Abingdon

The Abingdon Air and Country Show will retain its September slot for 2022. The show is planned for 10th September 2022

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News date 19.09.2021

Jet Provost XW324

Midlands Air Festival

Jet Provost MkV is due to display at the Midlands Air Festival on all 3 days

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News date 19.09.21

Chinook

Blackpool date change

The organisers have revised the proposed dates of the Blackpool Airshow 2022. The show is now due to be held on 13th - 14th August.

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News date 14.09.21

Draken

Jersey Int Air Display

The 2022 Jersey Air Display will be held on 8th September. Subject to confirmation, this may also be the date of the Guernsey Air Display, which is usually held on the same day.

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News date 13.09.21

Red Arrows

Clacton Airshow 2022

The 2022 Clacton Airshow will be held on 25 & 26 August. There will be a twilight display on the Thursday only.

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News date 09.09.21

Spitfires

Duxford BoB Air Show

The flying list for the Duxford BoB Air Show now includes 14 Spitfires (+BBMF), 4 Hurricanes (+ BBMF) and 3 Buchons.

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News date 09.09.21

Sea King

Duxford BoB additions

The Ravens, The Historic Army Aircraft Flight and several historic helicopters have been added to the line-up at the Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow.

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News date 06.09.21

Red Arrows

Bournemouth 2022

It was announced at the end of Sunday's show that the provisional dates for next year's Bournemouth Air Festival are 1 - 4 September

News date 05.09.21

A400

Jersey IAD

JIAD has lost the J29, 727 and the Alize. Added are a Boomerang, a Broussard, from which an electric Cri-Cri will be launched in-flight, and flypasts by an RAF Poseidon and an A400M.

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News date 03.09.21

Ultimate Fighters

Duxford Shuttle Busses

Shuttle busses from Royston, Cambridge and Trumpington have been re-introduced for the Battle of Britain Airshow. Details are on the show's website.

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News date 02.09.21

Belgian A109

Bournemouth

The Belgian Air Force A109 Team have said that their participation in the 2021 Bournemouth Air Festival has been cancelled because of "some kind of administrative warfare".

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News date 31.08.21

Red Arrows Flypast

Red Arrows Flypasts

The Red Arrows are due to conduct flypasts during the Shuttleworth Vintage Airshow on Sept 5th and at the Abingdon Air and Country Show on Sept 11th

News date 25.08.21

Boxkite

Shuttleworth Vintage

The Shuttleworth Vintage Weekend has been reduced to a single day because of a shortage of personnel. The flying day was always to be on Sunday and is not affected.

News date 25.08.21

Clacton 150

A pair of USAF F-15 Strike Eagles will flypast the Clacton Seafront as part of the Clacton 150 celebrations at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday 26th August.

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News date 24.08.21

Typhoon

Bournemouth Dusk Displays

The RAF Typhoon, The Fireflies, Rolls Royce Spitfire and the Army Tigers Parachute Display Team will display in Bournemouth's 'Night Air' at dusk.

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News date 23.08.21

Red Arrows

Weston Air Festival

According to local media reports, the Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Day will return next year on 25th and 26th June.

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News date 20.08.21

Comet

Shuttleworth Airshows

The Shuttleworth Vintage and Race Day shows will revert to a car park format. There will be no Covid boxes. Commentary will be through the PA system. Any payments for covid boxes will be refunded.

News date 05.08.21

Wingwalkers

Shuttleworth Flying Lists

The flying lists for the Shuttleworth Collection's Flying Circus Airshow on 14th August and Vintage Airshow on 5th September were on their web site.

News date 04.08.21

Duxford BoB show

Duxford BoB Airshow

Tickets are now available for the Battle of Britain Airshow at IWM Duxford on 18 - 19 September for all: no longer restricted to members.

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News date 03.08.21

Draken

SwAFHF at Jersey

The Jersey International Air Display usually includes displays not often seen on the mainland. This year the Swedish Air Force Historic Flight quartet: Viggen, Tunnan, Lansen and Draken are due to display.

News date 01.08.21

Chinook

Bournemouth Displays

More displays have been added to the flying schedule at the Bournemouth Air Festival, including the Chinook and Richard Goodwin.

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News date 30.07.21

Otto

Duxford Flying Evening

Flying Evening: After Hours. See IWM Duxford after hours with an evening aerial display as the sun goes down on 28th August over this historic airfield.

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News date 30.07.21

Goodyear Corsair

New Flying Day

'The Fighters' on September 4th will honour IWM Duxford’s place in history as a former RAF fighter station. Tickets are available to members now and to the public on August 3rd.

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News date 30.07.21

Richard Goodwin

Midlands Air Festival

The 2022 Midlands Air Festival will be held at Ragley Hall on June 2nd - 4th

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News date 29.07.21

Red Arrows

Red Arrows at Bournemouth

The times of the Red Arrows displays at Bournemouth have been published. They will display at 3p.m. on all four days.

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News date 28.07.21

Red Arrows

Clacton: Red Arrows

The Red Arrows BBMF will perform full displays at Clacton 150, not just flypasts as previously announced by the show. Red Arrows display times are 15.15 Thursday 26th & 12.45 Friday 27th.

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News date 27.07.21

Spitfire

Combined Ops

Although there are not expected to be any displays as such, Aero Legends Spitfire, Texan and Tiger Moth should be operating and aircraft from the GWDT are expected to be on static display.

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News date 26.07.21

Stampe Formation Team

Folkestone

The BBMF and the Stampe Formation Team will join the Red Arrows at the Folkestone Air Display on August 8th.

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News date 20.07.21

NHS Spitfire

Duxford Update

Summer Airshow: additional displays have been added and the zone arrangements have been loosened.

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News date 16.07.21

Blades

Blades Calendar

The Blades have published the dates of their 2021 displays. Public displays are at Duxford, East Kirkby, Bournemouth (TBC), Weston Park (TBC), Guernsey and Abingdon.

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News date 15.07.21

B2. Photo from 2017

Air Tattoo 2022

Tickets are now available for the 2022 Air Tattoo, through their web site.

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News date 15.07.21

GWDT

Sywell dates

Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props has been moved to 25-26 September. Tickets bought for the old date, 18-19 September, will be valid.

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News date 14.07.21

Richard Goodwin

Sidmouth Airshow

The solo RN Wildcat Display, Richard Goodwin and 2 BBMF Spitfires have been added to the previously-announced Red Arrows and BBMF Dakota, displaying from 17.30 on 27th August

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News date 14.07.21

Hurricane at RAF Cosford

RAF Cosford Airshow cancelled

The 2021 RAF Cosford Air Show has been cancelled to ensure 'that the future of RAF Cosford Air Shows is secure'.

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News date 08.07.21

Red Arrows

Falmouth: Red Arrows

Falmouth week have announced that the Red Arrows are confirmed for a display over the bay at 6.15pm on Wednesday 11th August.

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News date 06.07.21

Lysander

Flying for Fun

Shuttleworth have published the flying list for their evening airshow on July 17th.

News date 06.07.21

Sea King

Historic Helicopters

Historic Helicopters have an open day with flying displays on August 5th

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News date 04.07.21

NHS Spitfire

Duxford Flying list

The latest display list for the July 3rd Flying Day 'Behind the Scenes' is on Duxford's web site.

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News date 02.07.21

Red Arrows

Folkestone: Red Arrows

The Folkestone and Hythe District Council have said that the Red Arrows will fly in Folkestone during the afternoon of 8th August.

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News date 01.07.21

MH434

Duxford Summer Airshow

Tickets are now available for Members and non-members. Very limited numbers.

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News date 28.06.21

Harvards, Headcorn

Headcorn 2022

The 2022 Aero Legends Battle of Britain Airshow at Headcorn will be held on June 24th - 26th.

2021 Sunday Day Ticket holders will be contacted and invited to attend on a day of their choice.

More .... News date 27.06.21

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

Red Arrows

Red Arrows at Headcorn

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

Schedule

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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