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Clacton Airshow 2018

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RAF Typhoon - Clacton Airshow.

Clacton Airshow History
The well established and free Clacton Airshow will be celebrating 25 years in 2016. Over 220,000 people attended the airshow in 2015.

The event is organised by Tendring District Council and is based in the stunning Tendring District along the award winning Essex Sunshine Coast.

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Clacton Airshow 2018
Clacton Airshow.

The Clacton Airshow takes place on the sea front at Clacton-on-Sea in Essex. The show usually takes place on a Thursday and Friday in August.

This free, two-day event, includes a good mixture in the flying display including RAF participation along with display teams, aerobatic aircraft, and historic aircraft. On the ground there will be exhibits from the Army and RAF, children's activities, simulator, climbing and entertainment areas along the Clacton seafront.

A wide range of trade stands and a food court with a sumptuous selection of refreshments will be on hand. After the show there will be a chance to do some late night shopping with many of the retail stores staying open late.

Clacton Airshow 2018:

23-24 August - Clacton Airshow 2018

Clacton Airshow 2018:

23-24 August - Clacton Airshow 2018

Participating aircraft / Flying Schedule:

Thursday 23 August
Tigers Army Parachute Team
RAF Typhoon
Slingsby T67 Firefly
Twister Aerobatic Team

Red Arrows
OV-10 Bronco
A400M Atlas - (3.53pm Flypast)

BBMF Lancaster & Spitfire x2
P-51D Mustang 'Tall in the saddle'
Muscle Biplane - Rich Goodwin
Norwegian Vampires - 4.54pm

Twilight Show - 7.30pm
Great War Display Team
Tigers Army Parachute Team
Twister Aerobatic Team & Fireflies
Otto the Helicopter - 8.24pm

Fireworks on Clacton Pier

Friday 24 August
Red Arrows - 1pm
Autogyro - 1.27pm
Great War Display Team - 1.39pm

BBMF Lancaster & Spitfire x2 - 2pm
Slingsby T67 Firefly - 2.17pm
OV-10 Bronco - 2.26pm
Tigers Army Parachute Team - 2.38pm

Fireflies team - 3pm
Muscle Biplane - Rich Goodwin - 3.14pm
P-51D Mustang 'Tall in the saddle' - 3.27pm
RAF Chinook - 3.39pm
Strikemaster - 3.53pm
Norwegian Vampires - 4.05pm

Local hotels for the Clacton Airshow

2018 will once again see the award winning seafronts and west greensward transformed over two days into a fun filled display/event site and flight viewing area. The event site will welcome in the region of 250,000 visitors wowing the crowds with Impressive aerobatic displays whilst a whole host of exhibition stands, food court and on-site entertainment are available at ground level.

2018 Press Releases:

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Red Arrows schedule

Thursday 23rd August - 3pm
Friday 24th August - 1pm

Red Arrows schedule

BBMF Display Schedule:

Thursday 23rd August - 4pm - LSS
Friday 24th August - 2pm - LSS

L=Lancaster, S=Spitfire & H=Hurricane

BBMF schedule