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Airshow News & Press Releases - Queen's Birthday Flypast 2018
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Photographs (previous years):
Queen's Birthday Flypast 2006. (Andy Court).
Queen's Birthday Flypast rehearsals 2007. (Andy Court).
Queen's Birthday Flypast 2013. (David Hackney).
Queen's Birthday Flypast Rehearsal 2016. (John B).

Last year's information:
Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 Information.

Useful information:
UK Airshow Calendar 2018.
Latest UK Airshow information on Facebook.
Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 - Red Arrows Route.
Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 aircraft video.
How the formation came together in 2017.
RAF100 Flypast 2018.

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


2018 Airshow breaks.

Possible Frequencies for Queen's Birthday Flypast:
Flypast primary - 134.900
Swanwick - 261.350, 270.050, 278.000, 282.125, 282.150, 328.350
Anglia Radar - 128.925, 125.275
East Sector ICF - 133.325, 135.275, 135.625, 259.600
Central Sector ICF - 128.700, 252.875
South-east Sector ICF - 128.250, 275.625
Thames Radar - 132.700, 133.450
Northolt Approach - 126.450
Heathrow Radar - 127.525
Red Arrows - 243.450, 242.200
BBMF - 120.800, 122.700

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2018 Photographs
Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 - David Hackney

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 - David Hackney

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 - David Hackney

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 - David Hackney

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 - David Hackney

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 - David Hackney

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2017 - David Hackney

Photos by David Hackney.


Queen's Birthday Flypast 2018

The Queen's Birthday Flypast over Buckingham Palace will take place on Saturday 9th June 2018. Rehearsals for this flypast will be held during the period 5th to 7th June 2018.

A large formation of military aircraft will form Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday Flypast on 9 June 2018. The Flypast formation will form up at Southwold, Suffolk and route via Ipswich, abeam Colchester, Chelmsford and enter the London City Control Zone south of Stapleford aerodrome; the formation will overfly Buckingham Palace and route via RAF Northolt and RAF Halton and disperse in the RAF Brize Norton area. The flypast will be over Buckingham Palace at 1pm.


NOTAMS:
NATS Aeronautical Information Service.

Queens Birthday Flypast 2018 rehearsal. Queens Birthday Flypast 2018.

Click on the pictures to see the NOTAMS and maps.

Flight Planning Map

Click on the picture which takes you to a map where you can zoom in on the route and display NOTAMS.

http://notaminfo.com/ukmap


The rehearsals for this flypast will be held during the period 5th to 7th June 2018 and will start in the vicinity of Southwold, Suffolk then route via the overhead of RAF Marham, Norfolk and conclude, for dispersal, at RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire.

The rehearsals took place on the 5th June 2018. Aircraft (serials & callsigns) below:

A400M Atlas (Grizzly) ZM405
Voyager (Tartan 1) ZZ336
Typhoon FGR4 x2 ZK308, ZK346
C-17 Globemaster III (Blackcat 01) ZZ176
Tornado GR4 x4 (Monster 01) ZA554, ZA542, ZA607, ZA587
Tucano T1 ZF417
Hawk T1 (Windsor 02) XX205 (Not part of flypast - weather check)
Puma HC2 (Alien 01) XW199
Chinook ZA711

Queen's Birthday Flypast 2018 Aircraft on 9th June 2018:

Puma HC2 & Chinook HC4 (Alien 01 & 02) XW224 & ZA711
BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire & Hurricane (Memorial) PA474, TE311 & LF363
A400M Atlas (Grizzly) ZM416
C17 Globemaster III (Blackcat 01) ZZ176
Voyager (Tartan 01) ZZ330
Typhoon FGR4 x2 (Razor) ZK312 & ZK313
Tornado GR4 x4 (Monster) ZA587, ZA607, ZA614 & ZG752
Red Arrows x9 XX219, XX244, XX245, XX278, XX310, XX311, XX319, XX322 & XX325

Confirmed



Queen's Birthday Flypast 2018 Aircraft: