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UK Airshow Calendar 2006

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UK Airshow Calendar 2006

The Spirit of Adventure show which was to be held at Abingdon Airfield (Dalton Barracks), Abingdon, Oxfordshire on 26th-27th August 2006 was postponed until next year.

This year many or the larger air shows marked the retirement of the Canberra and the disbandment of 39 (1PRU) Squadron in 2006.

The US Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey, tilt-rotor aircraft, made its UK debut and displayed at the 2006 Royal International Air Tattoo and Farnborough air show. Both these shows also displayed the Russian MiG-29OVT, and the new American F/A-18F Super Hornet.

April 2006:

      29 - Spirit of Speyside Festival - Aberlour, Moray.
      30 - 7th Abingdon Fayre Air & Country Show - Abingdon Airfield, Oxfordshire.

May 2006:

      07 - Thundersprint 2006 - Spitfire Display - Northwich Town Centre, Cheshire.
      07 - Shuttleworth Spring Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
      14 - Horham Airfield Open Day - Horham, Suffolk.
      20 - Shuttleworth Evening Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
      21 - AirSpace Air Show - Duxford, Cambs.
26-29 - Great Vintage Flying Weekend - Keevil Airfield, Wilts.
      27 - Beaumaris show 2006 - Beaumaris, Anglesey.
28-29 - Southend Airshow - Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

June 2006:

03-04 - Biggin Hill International Air Fair - Biggin Hill, Kent.
03-04 - WW2 Nostalgia Weekend - Duxford, Cambs.
      04 - Military Pageant Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
10-11 - Isle of Man Seafront Airshow - Ramsey, Isle of Man.
10-11 - DH Moth Club Charity Weekend - Old Warden, Beds.
      11 - Cosford Air Show & RAF At Home Day 2006 - RAF Cosford, Shrps.
      11 - RAF Northolt Photocall - RAF Northolt, Gtr London.
      17 - Hucknall Air Day - Hucknall Airfield, Notts.
      17 - Shuttleworth Evening Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
      17 - Queen's Birthday Flypast - The Mall, Gtr London.
17-18 - Cockpit-Fest & Aeroboot - Newark Air Museum, Notts.
17-18 - Kent Air Show, Margate - Palm Bay, Margate, Kent.
      18 - Kemble Air Day 2006 - Kemble, Glos.
23-25 - Aeroexpo 2006 - Wycombe Air Park, Bucks.
24-25 - Music in the Air - Sywell, Northants.
24-25 - Wings, Wheels & Steam Country Fair - Rougham, Suffolk.
      25 - The Salthill Air Show 2006 - Salthill, Galway, Rep. of Ireland.

July 2006:

01-02 - Waddington International Air Show & RAF At Home Day - RAF Waddington, Lincs.
01-02 - Woodspring Weekend Display - Yatton, N.Somerset.
      02 - Shuttleworth Summer Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
07-09 - Goodwood Festival of Speed 2006 - Goodwood, W.Sussex.
      08 - Blackpool Tribute Display - Blackpool, Lancs.
      08 - Yeovilton International Air Day 2006 - RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset.
      08 - QRA Open Day - Bruntingthorpe Airfield, Leics.
08-09 - Flying Legends Air Show 2006 - Duxford, Cambs.
      12 - Culdrose International Air Day 2006 - RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall.
      15 - Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
15-16 - Royal International Air Tattoo 2006 - RAF Fairford, Glos.
      16 - Breighton Air Show 2006 - Breighton, N.Yorks.
17-23 - Farnborough International Airshow 2006 - Farnborough, Hants.
      21 - Llanidloes Air Day 2006 - Llanidloes, Powys.
      22 - Flying Proms Spectacular - Duxford, Cambs.
      22 - Campbeltown Fly-in - Machrihanish, Campbeltown, Argyll.
      23 - Campbeltown Air Display - Machrihanish, Campbeltown, Argyll.
      26 - Weston-Super-Mare Seaside Airshow - Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.
27-28 - Lowestoft Air Festival - Lowestoft, Suffolk.
28-30 - 16th International Helidays - Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.
      29 - Music in the Air 2006 - Middle Wallop, Hants.
      29 - Museum of Flight Airshow - East Fortune, E.Lothian.
29-30 - Sunderland International Airshow 2005 - Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.
      30 - Windermere Airshow - Bowness Bay, Cumbria.
      30 - Branscombe Air Show - Branscombe, Devon.

August 2006:

05-06 - The Wirral Show 2006 - New Brighton, Merseyside.
      06 - Felixstowe Carnival Air Show - Felixstowe, Suffolk.
      06 - Shuttleworth Military Pageant Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
      06 - Wings 'N Things Airshow - Woodchurch, Kent.
      10 - RAF Valley Photocall 2006 - RAF Valley, Anglesey.
10-13 - International Balloon Fiesta - Ashton Park, Bristol.
      12 - Vulcan restoration Trust Open Day - London Southend Airport, Essex.
      12 - Headcorn Flying Proms Spectacular - Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent.
      12 - Shuttleworth Collection Flying Proms - Old Warden, Beds.
      13 - Devonair Airshow - Dunkeswell, Devon.
      13 - Spitfire Day 2006 - Duxford, Cambs.
      16 - Weymouth Carnival Airshow - Weymouth, Dorset.
      17 - Carnival & Air Show - Dawlish, Devon.
17-20 - 'Airbourne' International Seafront Airshow - Eastbourne Sea Front, East Sussex.
18-20 - Flying-4-Fun 2006 - Kemble, Glos.
      19 - Airfest 2006 - Huntingdon Racecourse, Cambs.
      19 - Shuttleworth Evening Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
19-20 - Yorkshire Airshow - Elvington, N.Yorks.
      20 - DH Moth Club Moth Rally - Woburn Abbey, Beds.
      20 - Redhill Airshow 2006 - Redhill, Surrey.
      20 - Air Show 2005 (Sunday) & Fly-in - Rougham, Suffolk.
24-25 - Clacton Airshow 2006 - Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
26-28 - Glenn Miller Festival - Clapham, Beds.
      27 - Dunsfold Wings & Wheels - Dunsfold Aerodrome, Surrey.
      27 - Autumn Open Day - Bruntingthorpe, Leics.
      27 - Little Gransden Air & Vintage Vehicle Show - Little Gransden, Cambs.
27-28 - Pageant & Motoring Airshow - Romsey, Hants.

September 2006:

      02 - Air Ambulance & Aero Club Charity Day - White Waltham, Berks.
      02 - Red Bull Air Race - Longleat, Wilts.
02-03 - Southport Airshow & Military Display - Southport Seafront, Lancs.
02-03 - Northern Ireland International Airshow 2006 - West Bay, Portrush, Northern Ireland.
02-03 - Spitfire Anniversary Airshow - Duxford, Cambs.
      03 - Shuttleworth Pageant Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
      07 - Jersey International Air Display - Jersey, Channel Islands.
      07 - Guernsey Battle of Britain Air Show - Guernsey, Channel Islands.
08-10 - The Victory Show 2006 - Foxlands Farm, Cosby, Leics.
      09 - RAF Leuchars Airshow 2006 - RAF Leuchars, Fife.
09-10 - Lydd Airshow - Lydd, Kent.
09-10 - Open-Day and Fly-In - Boxted, Essex.
      10 - Delta Jets Open Day - Kemble, Glos.
16-17 - Shoreham Royal Air Force Association Air Show - Shoreham, West Sussex.
      23 - Shuttleworth Sunset Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
      23 - Chipmunk fly-in - Sywell Aerodrome, Northants.
      24 - Sywell Air Show 2006 - Sywell Aerodrome, Northants.
      30 - Shoreham Aeromart - Shoreham, West Sussex.

October 2006:

      01 - Shuttleworth Autumn Air Display - Old Warden, Beds.
      08 - Duxford Autumn Airshow - Duxford, Cambs.

Cancellations in 2006:

Spring Festival at Plymouth Hoe on 30th-31st May
Mac 1 Airshow + Expo at Punchestown on 04th-05th June
Air Atlantique North Devon Classic Airshow at Eaglescott on 26th-27th August
Spirit of Adventure at Abingdon on 26th-27th August







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