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Military Airshows in the UK

Monthly Aviation Photograph Competition
Photo Competition - Bristol Fighter, and Fokker DVIIF, taken at the La Ferte-Alais 2015, airshow, with my Canon EOS700D, and 70-300 IS USM lens - Peter Busby

The Photograph Competition has been won by Peter Busby with his photograph of a Bristol Fighter & Fokker D.VII at La Ferte-Alais 2015 which can be seen on the Homepage and the Photo-Competition page along with all the other entries.

Thanks to everyone that took part in the competition.

The Photograph Competition page includes the winning photograph and all the other entries along with details on sending in your photograph.

Photograph Competition




UK Airshow Calendar 2020 & Venues
UK Airshows 2020

Here you can find the 2020 UK Airshow Calendar which contains all the dates and events to help you plan your visit to an air show. There is also help for people who are new to airshows.

The Corona (COVID-19) Virus will obviously have a significant impact on UK Air Shows in 2020 with many events cancelled or postponed. The Airshow Calendar highlights all events that have been impacted.

UK Airshow Calendar 2020:
UK Airshow Calendar 2020
UK Airshow Venues 2020
UK Airshow Calendar 2021
New to UK airshows?
Previous Airshow Calendars (2000 to 2019)
RAF Families Days 2020
RC Model Aircraft Shows 2020 Calendar

UK Airshows 2020:
UK Airshows (England):
Shuttleworth Airshows
Duxford Airshows
Royal International Air Tattoo
Farnborough Airshow
RAF Cosford Airshow
Biggin Hill Airshow
Royal Navy International Air Day
Abingdon Air & Country Show
Midlands Air Festival
Little Gransden Airshow
Airbourne (Eastbourne) Airshow
Southport Airshow
Clacton Airshow
Bournemouth Air Festival
Sunderland Airshow
Weston Air Festival
Blackpool Airshow
English Riveria Airshow
Teignmouth Airshow
Tees Valley Airshow
UK Airshows (Wales):
Wales National Air Show
Rhyl Air Show
UK Airshows (Scotland):
Scotland's National Airshow (East Fortune)
Scottish International Airshow (Ayr)
UK Airshows (Northern Ireland):
Newcastle Festival of Flight
Airwaves: Northern Ireland Int. Airshow (Portrush)
UK Airshows (Channel Islands):
Jersey International Air Display
Guernsey Air Display
Flypasts/Events 2020:
Queen's Birthday Flypast 2020
VE Day Flypast 2020
Red Arrows & Patrouille de France Flypasts 2020
NHS Birthday Spitfire Flypast - 5th July 2020



UK Military bases
UK Military Bases 2019

Here you will find information on many UK Military bases which operate aircraft including the Royal Air Force, United States Air Force, Royal Navy, and Army Air Corps. There are details on current UK Military aircraft & squadrons, history of the base, maps, scanner frequencies, Military aircraft trackers, and photos of the aircraft for each base.

UK Military bases
UK Military base photographs

RAF Bases
RAF Benson
RAF Brize Norton
RAF Coningsby
RAF Cranwell
RAF Leeming
RAF Linton-on-Ouse
RAF Lossiemouth
RAF Marham
RAF Northolt
RAF Odiham
RAF Scampton
RAF Shawbury
RAF Valley
RAF Waddington
RAF Wittering
RAF Bases operated by USAF
RAF Fairford
RAF Lakenheath
RAF Mildenhall
Fleet Air Arm Bases
RNAS Culdrose
RNAS Yeovilton
Army Air Corps
Aldergrove
Dishforth
Middle Wallop
Wattisham
MoD
Boscombe Down


Photograph / Airshow Competitions
Aviation Competitions 2019

There are various competitions on this website including the monthly Aviation Photograph Competition where you can send in your aviation photo, an Aviation Quiz where you have to identify several aircraft, and sometimes Airshow Ticket Competitions etc.

Aviation Photograph Competition
Aviation Quiz
Airshow Ticket Competitions
Biggin Hill Festival of Flight 2018 Competition Now closed
RIAT 2018 DVD Competition Now closed




UK Airshow News / Press Releases / Updates

UK Airshows and the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Royal International Air Tattoo
Virtual Air Tattoo attracts international support...

IWM Duxford
IWM Duxford welcomes back visitors with a packed programme of Battle of Britain 80 commemorations...

Red Arrows
Display approval for Red Arrows (8th July 2020)...

NHS Birthday Spitfire Flypast - Sun 5th July 2020
Includes later Spitfire flypasts over more NHS Hospitals.

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
It's the Fiesta but not as you know it!...

The Photograph Competition has been won by Peter Busby. Thanks to everyone that took part.

Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth's 'Drive' to give visitors airshows in 2020!...

Newark Air Museum
Aircraft Moves In Advance of Re-Opening...

Red Arrows & Patrouille de France Flypast - 18 June 2020.....Red Arrows Schedules

Royal Navy International Air Day
The Royal Navy International Air Day - Rewind!...

Royal International Air Tattoo
Virtual Air Tattoo...

Clacton Airshow
Clacton Airshow postponed until 2021...

Added a UK Airshow Calendar 2021.

RAF Cosford Air Show
RAF Cosford Air Show 2020 has now been cancelled...

Red Arrows
Red Arrows will relocate to RAF Waddington...

Bournemouth Air Festival
Bournemouth Air Festival Cancelled...

Red Arrows VE Day flypast over Westminster.

Daily Mail VE Day 'Salute the Heroes' Spitfire flypast.

Captain Tom Moore's 100th Birthday BBMF Flypast.

Royal Navy International Air Day
Royal Navy International Air Day Cancelled...

Farnborough International Airshow
Farnborough International Airshow 2020 Cancelled due to COVID-19...

Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo 2020 Cancelled due to COVID-19...

UK Air Shows that are Postponed/Cancelled because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will be highlighted in the 2020 calendar.

More News & Press Releases...........

Please click here to send us air show press releases.



AAC, RN & RAF Display Teams 2020
AAC & RAF Display Teams 2020

The following AAC, RN & RAF Display Teams include a schedule (venues & dates) of each display team. The Red Arrows Display Team and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) schedules will also contain Timings and sometimes a route map of the Red Arrows. Details & updates of the Queen Elizabeth Carriers are also included.

Red Arrows Display Schedule 2020
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Schedule 2020
RAF Typhoon Display Schedule 2020
RAF Chinook Display Schedule 2020
RAF Tutor Display Schedule 2020
RAF Falcons Display Schedule 2020
AAC Apache Display Schedule 2020
RN Wildcat Demo Schedule 2020
HMS Queen Elizabeth Carriers 2020

Airshow Photographs & Reviews
Air Show Photographs, Articles & Reviews

Many thousands of Airshow and Aircraft Photographs & Reviews can be found on this website from many different air shows and events.

Airshow Photographs & Reviews


Airshow Reviews and Events in 2019:

LLA Members Day 2019 review

Added 50 photos taken at Southport Airshow 2019.
Thanks to Phil Catleugh

Added Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019 Review
Thanks to John Bilcliffe

Added Southport Airshow 2019 Review & Photos
Thanks to Cody Froggatt

Added a few Somme International Airshow 2019 photos
Thanks to Peter Busby

Added 31 photos taken at the Eastbourne Airshow 2019 - Thanks to David Hackney

East Midlands Evening Shoot 2019.
Thanks to Cody Froggatt

Added an East Fortune Airshow 2019 Review & Photos - Thanks to Cody Froggatt

Added 157 photos taken at RIAT 2019 & review of the grandstand - Thanks to Cody Froggatt

Added a Duxford Flying Legends 2019 Review & Photos.
Thanks to Cody Froggatt

Bastille Day Flypast 2019.
Thanks to Peter Busby

Added a RIAT 2019 Review & Photos.

Added 50 photos taken at RIAT 2019.
Thanks to Phil Catleugh

Third batch of F-35B Lightning II aircraft (207 OCU Sqn) land at RAF Marham on 16 July 2019

Silver Spitfire embarks on a round-the-world flight.

Added a D-Day 75 review & photos.

Added a review of the RAF Cosford Air Show 2019.

Added 60 photos of the RAF Cosford Air Show 2019.
Thanks to Simon Oldfield

Added 83 photos of the RAF Cosford Air Show 2019.
Thanks to Phil Catleugh

Added 50 photos of the RAF Cosford Air Show 2019.
Thanks to Cody Froggatt

Added a review of the RAF Cosford Air Show 2019.

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2019.

Portsmouth D-Day 75 Flypast.

DAKS over Normandy.

Added a review of the Duxford Air Festival 2019.

RAF Lakenheath and Mildenhall Movements 2019.

Added Blackburn Buccaneer 25th Out of Service Event, Bruntingthorpe review & photos.
Thanks to Cody Froggatt

Added 32 photos taken at the Shuttleworth Season Premiere 2019.
Thanks to David Hackney

Added RAF Cosford Night Shoot 2019 review & photos.
Thanks to Cody Froggatt

Tornado Farewell Flypasts.

Airshow & Airport Scanner Frequencies
Air Show & Airport Scanner Frequencies 2019

A list of UK Civilian Airport Scanner Frequencies, and UK Airshow Scanner Frequencies, along with UK Military Aerodromes & Display Team frequencies can be found on this website.

Airshow & UK Military Frequencies
Airport Frequencies



UK Airports
UK Airports Information - pic by John Bilcliffe
Photo - John Bilcliffe

Here you will find information on the main UK airports along with scanner frequencies, airlines, arrivals, departures, aircraft trackers, location (maps), history of the airport, how to get there, satnav postcodes, weather forecast, and hotel accommodation.

UK Airports
UK Airport photographs
UK Passenger Airlines
UK Cargo Airlines
UK Airports:
Aberdeen Airport
Belfast Airport
Birmingham Airport
Bristol Airport
Cardiff Airport
Teesside International Airport
East Midlands Airport
Edinburgh Airport
Glasgow Airport
Humberside Airport
Leeds-Bradford Airport
Liverpool Airport
London City Airport
Gatwick Airport
Heathrow Airport
Luton Airport
Stansted Airport
Manchester Airport
Newcastle Airport
Norwich Airport
Prestwick Airport
Robin Hood Airport

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Airworthy Spitfires
Airworthy Spitfires around the world

You can find information on the Supermarine Spitfire which includes the different variants, photographs taken at various airshows, and a detailed list of all the airworthy Spitfires that can be seen around the world.

Supermarine Spitfire
Airworthy Spitfire List



UK Aviation Museums
UK Aviation Museums 2019

Here you will find information on over forty UK Aviation Museums. including location, maps, travel, opening hours, history, photographs and a list of the aircraft exhibits.

UK Aviation Museums
UK Museum Photographs

England:
Aerospace Bristol
Army Flying Museum
Avro Heritage Museum
BBMF Visitor Centre
Bentwaters Cold War Museum
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection
Bournemouth Aviation Museum
Brooklands Museum
City of Norwich Aviation Museum
Cold War Jets Collection
Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre
de Havilland Aircraft Museum
East Midlands Aeropark
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Gatwick Aviation Museum
Imperial War Museum Duxford
Jet Age Museum
Kent Battle of Britain Museum
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
Midland Air Museum
Museum of Berkshire Aviation
Newark Air Museum
Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum
North East Aircraft Museum
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
Royal Air Force Museum London (Hendon)
Shoreham Aircraft Museum
Shuttleworth Collection
Solent Sky Museum
Solway Aviation Museum
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum - AeroVenture
Sywell Aviation Museum
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
The Helicopter Museum
Wattisham Station Heritage
Wellesbourne Wartime Museum
Wings Museum
Yorkshire Air Museum
Wales:
Caernarfon Airworld Museum
Scotland:
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre
National Museum of Flight
Northern Ireland:
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum