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Bournemouth Air Festival 2017

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Bournemouth Air Festival.

Bournemouth Airshow History
Bournemouth is a large town and tourist resort, situated on the south coast of England. The Bournemouth Air Festival takes place between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and in the Lower Gardens and the number of visitors are anticipated to be in excess of up to 200,000 per day. The FREE four day spectacular is set against the backdrop of Bournemouth's seven miles of award-winning beaches, beautiful bay and glorious gardens.

The first Bournemouth Air Festival was held from 28-31 August 2008, attracting over 750,000 visitors. In 2009, it was held from 20-23 August and attendance almost doubled to an estimated 1,344,000 people.

The Award winning and internationally renowned Airshow have welcomed incredible jets and display teams, had year-on-year increased assets from the RAF and RN (who regard the festival as a key event in their calendar), won the Green Apple environmental award in 2011 and been recognised for Marketing and PR by the European Airshow Council (2010, 2012 and 2014).







Bournemouth Air Festival 2017
Bournemouth Air Festival.

The Bournemouth Air Festival takes place over four days in August. The FREE four day spectacular is set against the backdrop of Bournemouth's seven miles of award-winning beaches, beautiful bay and glorious gardens.

The Festival includes amazing air displays (from classic flying machines to modern day speed machines!), Sea Displays, Interactive Static Displays, Fireworks, Family Fun Attractions, and Music & Live Entertainment.

The festival takes place between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and in the Lower Gardens and the number of visitors are anticipated to be in excess of up to 200,000 per day.

Bournemouth Air Festival 2017:

31 Aug - 03 Sept - Bournemouth Air Festival



Bournemouth Air Festival 2017:

31 Aug - 03 Sept - Bournemouth Air Festival

Participating aircraft:
(F)=Flying Display, (S)=Static Display

Red Arrows (Thur,Fri,Sat)
BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire & Hurricane (Thur/Fri) (F)
BBMF Dakota, Spitfire & Hurricane (Sat/Sun) (F)
RAF Chinook (Fri) (F)
Red Devils Parachute Team
The Tigers Parachute Display Team (F)
O'Brien's Flying Circus - Otto helicopter
The Blades
Breitling Wingwalkers
XtremeAir XA41
Great War Display Team (Sat, Sun)
Strikemasters x2 (F)
Mig-15 (F)
DH Vampire x2 (F)
Strikemasters x2 (F)
B-17 Sally B (F)
P-51 Mustang (F)
B-25 Mitchell (F)







Accommodation:
Local hotels for the Bournemouth Air Festival
Local hotels for the Bournemouth Air Festival




On the ground:
There's plenty of action and entertainment on the ground, from funfairs, demonstrations and product sampling to food and drink...not forgetting the brilliant military villages and 'meet the display team' opportunities.

At sea:
During the festival, Bournemouth's picture-perfect horizon will be transformed by an impressive flotilla of military ships, courtesy of the Royal Navy.

In previous years there have been great number of Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships, alongside adrenaline pumping amphibious beach assault demonstrations, ship visits and an interactive naval village area.

Night Air Music:
There will be three nights of fantastic live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.

Night Air Entertainment:
Dusk air displays, fireworks, the Beat Retreat Sunset Ceremony, live music and lots of great fun in the lower gardens.





















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