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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.

Red Arrows Movements:

Thursday, 24 August
Depart Scampton - 1029
Arrive Norwich - 1045
Depart Norwich - 1315
DISPLAY WATTISHAM - 1330
Arrive Norwich - 1356
Depart Norwich - 1622
Flypast Foxearth - 1635
Flypast Leonard Cheshire Home - 1639
DISPLAY CLACTON - 1640
Arrive Norwich - 1710

Friday, 25 August
Depart Norwich - 1242
Flypast Foxearth - 1255
Flypast Leonard Cheshire Home - 1259
DISPLAY CLACTON - 1300
Arrive Norwich - 1330
Depart Norwich - 1530
Arrive Exeter - 1610
Depart Exeter - 1810
Flypast Dartmouth - 1818
DISPLAY SIDMOUTH - 1830
Flypast Shaldon Regatta - 1852
Arrive Exeter - 1855


Clacton Airshow 2017
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 2017:

24-25 August - Clacton Airshow 2017




Clacton Airshow 2017:

24-25 August - Clacton Airshow 2017

Participating aircraft / Flying Schedule:

Thursday 24th August:
Red Arrows (4.40pm)
The Tigers Parachute Display Team
P-51 Mustang
Catalina
de Havilland Vampire FB.52 and FB.55
MiG-15
Strikemaster
Team Raven
Calidus Autogyro
XtremeAir XA41 - Gerald Cooper
Evening Displays:
Twister Team
Fireflies Aerobatic Team
Otto, the Schweizer 300C helicopter

Friday 25th August:
Red Arrows (1pm)
BBMF Spitfire (Griffon) - TBC
RAF Tutor T1
The Tigers Parachute Display Team
Hurricane
Catalina
de Havilland Vampire FB.52 and FB.55
MiG-15
Strikemaster
Team Raven
Calidus Autogyro
XtremeAir XA41 - Gerald Cooper
Twister Team
Fireflies Aerobatic Team
Otto, the Schweizer 300C helicopter

The Red Arrows will display at 16.40 on Thursday and 13.00 on Friday.

Accommodation:
Local hotels for the Clacton Airshow
Local hotels for the Clacton Airshow




2017 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.

The airshow if free for everyone and will take place from 11am to 8.30pm on August 24 and 11am to 5pm on August 25.

Evening flights will take place on Thursday 24th and will involve OTTO the helicopter, the Twister Duo and Fireflies followed by a spectacular fireworks display at Clacton Pier.

Tune in 'live' over the two days on Radio Airshow 103.5FM / 729MW with BBC Essex.


Press Releases:

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