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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

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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

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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

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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 (their photo). More on their Facebook page.

Hurricane 2 seater

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

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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

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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

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Teignmouth Airshow

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

20.10.19

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Headcorn

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

14.10.19

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AAC Attack Helicopter Display Team

The Army Air Corps have confirmed that there will be an Attack Helicopter Display Team in 2020

14.10.19

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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

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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

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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

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RIAT 2020 tickets

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

25.09.19

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Goodwood Events

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

19.09.19

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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

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Old Buck Show 2020

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

03.09.19

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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

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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

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Breitling Jet Team

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

02.06.19

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RAF Cosford 2020

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

13.06.19

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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