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RAF Cosford Airshow 2019

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About RAF Cosford Airshow:
Cosford History

Location:
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County: Shropshire
Satnav Postcode: TF11 8UP

Travel Information:
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Accommodation:
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Cosford Airshow Photographs/reviews:
Review Cosford 2018 Review
Review Cosford 2017 Review
Review Cosford 2016 Review
Review Cosford 2015 Review
Photos Cosford 2014
Photos Cosford 2013
Photos Cosford 2012
Photos Cosford 2010
Photos Cosford 2009
Photos Cosford 2008
Photos Cosford 2007
Photos Cosford 2006
Photos Cosford 2005
Photos Cosford 2004
Photos Cosford 1992-2002

General Information:
Cosford Scanner Frequencies
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Checklists

Official Website & Links:
Official Cosford Airshow Website
Official Cosford Airshow Facebook
Official Cosford Airshow Twitter

Museum:
RAF Cosford Museum

UK Airshows (England):
Shuttleworth Airshows
Duxford Airshows
Royal International Air Tattoo
Farnborough Airshow
RAF Cosford Airshow
Biggin Hill Festival of Flight
Royal Navy International Air Day
Abingdon Air & Country Show
Dunsfold Wings & Wheels
Midlands Air Festival
Airbourne (Eastbourne) Airshow
Southport Airshow
Clacton Airshow
Bournemouth Air Festival
Sunderland Airshow
Weston Air Festival
Blackpool Airshow
Torbay Airshow
Teignmouth Airshow
UK Airshows (Wales):
Wales National Air Show
Rhyl Air Show
UK Airshows (Scotland):
Scotland's National Airshow (East Fortune)
UK Airshows (Northern Ireland):
Newcastle Festival of Flight
Airwaves: Northern Ireland Int. Airshow (Portrush)
UK Airshows (Channel Islands):
Jersey International Air Display
Guernsey Air Display
Flypasts/Events 2019:
Queen's Birthday Flypast 2019
Tornado Farewell Flypasts 2019
DAKS over Normandy


RAF Cosford Airshow 2018

RAF Cosford History
RAF Cosford opened in 1938 as a joint aircraft maintenance, storage and technical training unit and has remained mainly a training unit to this day. The Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service hospital was established at RAF Cosford from 1977 until 1980. The extensive sports facilities at Cosford, located around a banked indoor running track, became well known nationally through televised annual indoor championships that featured top athletes from all over the world.

Today Cosford is home to No. 1 School of Technical Training, No. 1 Radio School RAF, the Defence School of Photography and the RAF School of Physical Training. Flying units include the University of Birmingham Air Squadron, No 8 Air Experience Flight and No 633 Volunteer Gliding Squadron. The Wales and West regional headquarters and West Mercian Wing headquarters of the Air Training Corps are situated there, along with No 2497 (Cosford) Squadron of the ATC. There are many Sepecat Jaguar aircraft at RAF Cosford which are used for ground instructional use.

RAF Cosford is also home to the RAF Cosford Museum which is a branch of the Royal Air Force Museum. Amongst the large collection of military aircraft is a unique collection of research and development aircraft, including one of two existing examples of the TSR2. The collection also includes early missiles and rocketry. In February 2007, the Princess Royal opened the new National Cold War Exhibition at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford which includes Britain's three V-bombers: Vulcan, Victor and Valiant and many other aircraft from the cold war period.

The RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 will feature a unique mix of aircraft, spanning the 100-year history of the Royal Air Force, which will be showcased in the flying display and in our special RAF100 Static Exhibition. This is a never before seen collection of aircraft that gives you a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the revolution of air power over the last 100 years.

RAF Cosford Airshow 2019
Swiss F/A-18C Hornet - RAF Cosford Airshow 2019

RAF Cosford holds a popular airshow every year in June, which is held traditionally on the second Sunday of the month. The show usually has attendance figures of over 50,000.

RAF Cosford is the only Royal Air Force airshow now that RAF Leuchars has become an Army base, and RAF Waddington has cancelled their airshow.

As this airshow venue has a short runway of 3,891 ft then many of the aircraft have to use the runways at nearby RAF Shawbury.

In recent years the static aircraft display have included some of the rare museum aircraft which are placed outside.

Cosford Airshow 2019:

09 June - RAF Cosford Airshow 2019




RAF Cosford Airshow 2019:

One of the key themes for this year's show is celebrating the NATO 70th anniversary. RAF Cosford Airshow will also celebrate 65 years since the first flight of the BAC Jet Provost, with unique displays in the air and on the ground.

09 June - RAF Cosford Airshow 2019

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

Royal Air Force
Red Arrows (F)
BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire & Hurricane (F)
RAF Chinook (F)
RAF Typhoon (F)
RAF Falcons (F)
Tucano T1 (F)
Tutor T1 (F)
Tutor T1 (S)
BAE Systems Hawk T1 - Defence School (S)
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 - Defence School (S)
Panavia Tornado F3 - Defence School (S)
Panavia Tornado GR4 - Defence School (S)
SEPECAT Jaguar GR3 - Defence School (S)
Westland Puma HC2 (S)
Westland Wessex HC2 (S)
Percival Provost T1 - RAF Museum (S)
Percival Jet Provost T1 - RAF Museum (S)

Military Partners
Czech Air Force Aero L-159 ALCA x2 (F)
Czech Air Force JAS-39C Gripen (F)
German Navy P-3C Orion (F)
German Navy Sea Lynx Mk.88A (S)
Swiss F/A-18C Hornet (F)
Royal Danish Air Force 'Baby Blue' Display Team (F)
AAC Apache AH1 (F)
Bristol Aerospace Sea Harrier - Royal Naval School (S)
Belgian Air Force A109 Display Team (F)
Belgian Air Force SIAI-Marchetti SF.260 (Flypast)
Belgian Air Force SIAI-Marchetti SF.260 (S)
Slovak Air Force LET-410 (S)
Royal Navy Merlin HM2 (S)

Civilian
H145 - Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (S)
Auster III - Private (S)
Auster V - Private (S)
BAC Jet Provost T3 (F)
BAC Jet Provost T3 (S)
BAC Jet Provost T4 (S)
BAC Jet Provost T5 (F)
BAC Jet Provost T5 (S)
BAC Strikemaster Mk.82A (F)
BAC Strikemaster Mk.82A (S)
Boeing Stearman - TG Aviation (F)
Chipmunk - Century Aviation Ltd (S)
Fairchild Argus (F)
Fairchild Argus (S)
Grumman AA-5 - Private (S)
Hawker Hurricane - Air Leasing (S)
Hawker Hurricane - P3717 (F)
P-51D Mustang 'Miss Helen' (F)
Cessna O-1 Bird Dog - Private, N5308G (S)
Travel Air Type R "Mystery Ship" (F)
Spartan 7W Executive (S)


RAF Cosford 2019 Tickets:

Please visit the official RAF Cosford Airshow website for ticket prices and booking or call 0871 230 1083.

RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 Review:
Cosford Air Show 2018 Review


RAF Cosford Airshow Accommodation:




RAF Cosford 2019 Press Releases:

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Historic Jet Provost displays planned for the RAF Cosford Air Show...

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Thrilling helicopter showcase announced for the RAF Cosford Air Show...

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NATO anniversary to be celebrated at RAF Cosford Air Show...

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RAF aircraft showcased at RAF Cosford Air Show media launch...

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Stunning line-up of iconic RAF aircraft join the RAF Cosford Air Show flying display...

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Red Arrows confirm their return to the RAF Cosford Air Show 2019...

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Scanner Frequencies for RAF Cosford:
Approach - 135.875, 376.425
Tower - 128.650, 378.650
Ground - 121.950, 241.400
Airshow - The airshow will most likely use a 'Common Air Display Frequency'. See below:

Common Air Display Frequencies:
121.175, 130.675, 132.900, 130.500, 130.625, 134.550

Red Arrows:
243.450, 242.200

BBMF:
120.800, 122.700

Falcons Parachute Team:
255.100, 397.400, 256.900

RAF Shawbury Frequencies.
Red Arrows Schedule & Times

Sunday 09 June - Timings to be announced.

Red Arrows Schedule 2019.