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Military Airshows in the UK

Monthly Aviation Photograph Competition
Photo Competition - P-47D Thunderbolt and P-51D Mustang at The Victory Show, Cosby 2023. Nikon D7200 and Tamron 100-400mm lens - Keith Griffiths

The Photograph Competition has been won by Keith Griffiths with his photograph of a P-47D Thunderbolt & P-51D Mustang at The Victory Show, Cosby 2023 which can be seen on the Homepage and the Photo-Competition page along with all the other entries.

Thanks to everyone that took part in the competition.

The Photograph Competition page includes the winning photograph and all the other entries along with details on sending in your photograph.

Photograph Competition

UK Airshow Calendar 2024 & Venues
UK Airshows 2024

Here you can find the 2024 UK Airshow Calendar which contains all the dates and events to help you plan your visit to an air show. There is also help for people who are new to airshows.

There is an RAF Families Day calendar which is usually updated from March/April each year but note that RAF Families Days are NOT open to the general public. There is also an RC Model Aircraft Shows Calendar listing some of the larger outdoor model aircraft shows in the UK.

UK Airshow Calendar 2024
UK Airshow Venues
UK Airshow Calendar 2024
New to UK airshows?
Previous Airshow Calendars (2000 to 2023)
RAF Families Days 2024
RC Model Aircraft Shows Calendar 2024

Previous Airshow Calendars lists all the aviation events that took place in previous years along with any interesting aviation news for each year.

UK Airshows 2024:
UK Airshows (England):
Shuttleworth Airshows
Duxford Airshows
Royal International Air Tattoo
Farnborough Airshow
RAF Cosford Airshow
Flying legends Airshow Cancelled
Abingdon Air & Country Show
Midlands Air Festival
Little Gransden Airshow
Airbourne (Eastbourne) Airshow
Southport Airshow
Clacton Airshow
Bournemouth Air Festival
Blackpool Airshow
English Riviera Airshow
Teignmouth Airshow
Headcorn Battle of Britain
Old Buckenham Airshow
East Kirkby Airshow
Sywell Airshow
UK Airshows (Wales):
Wales National Air Show
Rhyl Air Show Cancelled
UK Airshows (Scotland):
International Ayr Show
UK Airshows (Northern Ireland):
NI International Airshow
UK Airshows (Channel Islands):
Jersey International Air Display
Guernsey Air Display
Flypasts/Events 2024:
King's Birthday Flypast
King's Birthday Flypast Rehearsal

UK Military Aviation Display Team Schedules 2024
AAC & RAF Display Teams 2024

The following pages include the schedules for Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and British Army Aircraft Display Teams. The Red Arrows Display Team and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) schedules will contain Timings and the Red Arrows Schedule will also include Google Maps of the approximate route.

In 2024, the Red Arrows will be available for displays in the UK until mid-August when they will go on a 5-week Tour to Canada to mark the centennial of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The UK F-35B Lightning will perform a Role Demo. The 2024 RAF Typhoon Display Aircraft has a new paint scheme to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. The RAF Chinook will see a reduced programme of events in 2024 which will involve a role demonstration. The Royal Navy Black Cats will perform a Display with one or two Wildcat helicopters.

Red Arrows Display Schedule 2024
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Schedule 2024
RAF Typhoon Display Schedule 2024
RAF F-35B Lightning Role Demo Schedule 2024
RAF Chinook Role Demo Schedule 2024
RAF Tutor Display Schedule 2024
RAF Falcons Display Schedule 2024
RN Black Cats Display Schedule 2024

UK Military bases
UK Military Bases 2024

Here you will find information on many UK Military bases which operate aircraft including the Royal Air Force, United States Air Force, Royal Navy, and Army Air Corps. There are details on current UK Military aircraft & squadrons, history of the base, maps, scanner frequencies, Military aircraft trackers, and photos of the aircraft for each base.

UK Military bases
UK Military base photographs

RAF Bases
RAF Benson
RAF Brize Norton
RAF Coningsby
RAF Cranwell
RAF Leeming
RAF Linton-on-Ouse
RAF Lossiemouth
RAF Marham
RAF Northolt
RAF Odiham
RAF Scampton
RAF Shawbury
RAF Valley
RAF Waddington
RAF Wittering
RAF Bases operated by USAF
RAF Fairford
RAF Lakenheath
RAF Mildenhall
Fleet Air Arm Bases
RNAS Culdrose
RNAS Yeovilton
Army Air Corps
Middle Wallop
Boscombe Down

Photograph / Airshow Competitions
Aviation Competitions

There are various competitions on this website including the monthly Aviation Photograph Competition where you can send in your aviation photo, an Aviation Quiz where you have to identify several aircraft, and sometimes Airshow Ticket Competitions etc.

Aviation Photograph Competition

UK Airshow News / Press Releases / Updates

Red Arrows Schedule - Wed 17th & Thur 18th July 2024.

Bournemouth Air Festival - Formidable Swedish fighter jets set to soar.

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight Photos by David Hackney.

Newark Air Museum:- Aircraft taken on loan from the Royal Air Force Museum.

The Photograph Competition has been won by Keith Griffiths. Thanks to everyone that took part.

Red Arrows Route Maps (Sat 29 to Sun 30 June 2024).

Participating Aircraft for the King's Birthday Flypast on Saturday 15th June 2024.

RAF Cosford Air Show 2024 Photos.

Cockpit-Fest 24 at Newark Air Museum.

Abingdon Air & Country Show new date is Sat 21 September 2024.

Red Arrows Route for the King's Birthday Flypast on Saturday 15th June 2024.

King's Birthday Flypast Rehearsal - 3 June 2024.

D-Day Squadron Google Maps of North Weald & Duxford Transits.

Red Arrows start diamond display season.

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show 2024 photographs by David Hackney.

Abingdon Air & Country Show 2024 Postponed.

Grob Tutor Display Team Schedule 2024.

Royal Navy Black Cats Display Team Schedule 2024.

RAF Falcons Display Schedule 2024.

Newly painted aircraft revealed by Typhoon Display Team ahead of 2024 season.

Newark Air Museum - Objects gifted by the Royal Air Force Museum.

Red Arrows to thrill crowds at the RAF Cosford Air Show with Diamond Season Display.

King's Birthday Flypast 2024.

Newark Air Museum Outdoor Aeroboot Aviation & Avionics Sale - Saturday 13th April, 2024.

Newark Air Museum Chinook Update.

AAC Apache AH1 Farewell Flypast - Mon 25 March 2024.

Clacton Airshow planning fantastic display.

F35 Fighter Jet to debut new display at the RAF Cosford Air Show 2024.

The Blue Light Weekend at Withernsea, East Yorkshire will feature an airshow on the 11 August 2024.

RAF Chinook Role Demos instead of Displays in 2024.

The Rhyl Airshow will not take place in 2024.

Sidmouth Regatta takes place in 2024 but without an air show.

Red Arrows Canada Tour Dates.

Red Arrows launch 60th Diamond Season plans.

Clacton Airshow will go ahead for the next four years.

Sywell 2024 Airshow Weekend - 22-23 June.

Flying Legends Airshow 2024 Cancelled.

Airbourne Will Return for 30th Anniversary Year.

Guernsey Air Display brought forward to 13th June 2024 due to Red Arrows Tour.

Torbay Airshow to become even bigger as exciting future announced.

More News & Press Releases...........

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UK Military Information & Updates
UK Military Information & Updates in 2024

There are also links to information & updates about the UK F-35B Lightning aircraft, RAF Protector RPAS, and arrival of USAF F-35A aircraft to Lakenheath.

UK F-35B Lightning Information
RAF Protector RPAS Information
USAF F-35A aircraft to Lakenheath Information

Airshow & Airport Scanner Frequencies
Air Show & Airport Scanner Frequencies 2019

A list of UK Civilian Airport Scanner Frequencies, and UK Airshow Scanner Frequencies, along with UK Military Aerodromes & Display Team frequencies can be found on this website.

Airshow & UK Military Frequencies
Airport Frequencies (updated Jan 2022)

Airworthy Spitfires
Airworthy Spitfires around the world

You can find information on the Supermarine Spitfire which includes the different variants, photographs taken at various airshows, and a detailed list of all the airworthy Spitfires that can be seen around the world.

Supermarine Spitfire
Airworthy Spitfire List

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UK Aviation Museums
UK Aviation Museums 2019

Here you will find information on over forty UK Aviation Museums. including location, maps, travel, opening hours, history, photographs and a list of the aircraft exhibits.

UK Aviation Museums
UK Museum Photographs

Aerospace Bristol
Army Flying Museum
Avro Heritage Museum
BBMF Visitor Centre
Bentwaters Cold War Museum
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection
Bournemouth Aviation Museum
Brooklands Museum
City of Norwich Aviation Museum
Cold War Jets Collection
Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre
de Havilland Aircraft Museum
East Midlands Aeropark
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Gatwick Aviation Museum
Imperial War Museum Duxford
Jet Age Museum
Kent Battle of Britain Museum
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
Midland Air Museum
Museum of Berkshire Aviation
Newark Air Museum
Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum
North East Aircraft Museum
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
Royal Air Force Museum London (Hendon)
Shoreham Aircraft Museum
Shuttleworth Collection
Solent Sky Museum
Solway Aviation Museum
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum - AeroVenture
Sywell Aviation Museum
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
The Helicopter Museum
Wattisham Station Heritage
Wellesbourne Wartime Museum
Wings Museum
Yorkshire Air Museum
Caernarfon Airworld Museum
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre
National Museum of Flight
Northern Ireland:
Ulster Aviation Society
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Miscellaneous Links