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Military Airshows in the UK

Monthly Aviation Photograph Competition
Photo Competition - 
MK IX Spitfire MH415 at The Victory Show, Cosby 2021. Taken on a Nikon D7000 camera with Sigma 150-500mm lens - Keith Griffiths

The Photograph Competition has been won by Keith Griffiths with his photograph of a Spitfire IX MH415 at The Victory Show, Cosby 2021 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 2022 & Venues
UK Airshows 2022

Here you can find the 2022 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 2022:
UK Airshow Venues 2022
UK Airshow Calendar 2022
New to UK airshows?
Previous Airshow Calendars (2000 to 2021)
RAF Families Days 2022
RC Model Aircraft Shows Calendar 2022

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 2022:
UK Airshows (England):
Shuttleworth Airshows
Duxford Airshows
Flying Legends Airshow
Royal International Air Tattoo
Farnborough International Airshow
RAF Cosford Airshow
Abingdon Air & Country Show
Midlands Air Festival
Little Gransden Airshow
Airbourne (Eastbourne) Airshow
Southport Airshow
Clacton Airshow
Bournemouth Air Festival
Sunderland Airshow
Weston Air Festival
Blackpool Airshow
English Riviera Airshow
Teignmouth Airshow
Teesside Airshow
Headcorn Battle of Britain
Old Buckenham Airshow
East Kirkby Airshow
UK Airshows (Wales):
Wales National Air Show
Rhyl Air Show
UK Airshows (Scotland):
Scotland's National Airshow (East Fortune)
UK Airshows (Northern Ireland):
Northern Ireland International Airshow
UK Airshows (Channel Islands):
Jersey International Air Display
Guernsey Air Display
Flypasts/Events 2022:
Queen's Platinum Jubilee Flypast 2022




UK Military bases
UK Military Bases 2019

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
Aldergrove
Dishforth
Middle Wallop
Wattisham
MoD
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
Aviation Quiz
Airshow Ticket Competitions


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







UK Airshow News / Press Releases / Updates

Red Arrows Route Map - Falmouth Display - 10 Aug 2022.

New joint title sponsors on board as NI International Air Show prepares for take-off.

Folkestone Air Display Schedule - 21 August 2022

Green Endorsement for BBMF pilot Andy Preece.

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

Classic war planes to thunder across the skies at Clacton Airshow.

Fast jets join line-up for 2022 Clacton Airshow & Otto returns to twilight flight display.

Red Arrows to perform at Major Gulf Airshow for the first time.

Vulcan Repaint Fund Raising Boost at Newark Air Museum.

RAF Cosford Air Show 2022 Review & Photos.

Added more details on the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Flypast and rehearsals.

Newark Air Museum - Two Fund Raising Campaigns Launched.

Red Arrows will display with a seven-aircraft formation for the 2022 season...

Another two USAF F-35A Lightnings arrive at RAF Lakenheath on 15.4.22.

World-Famous Red Arrows to headline International Air Show on the Causeway Coast.

Red Arrows to fly over RAF Leeming for 100 Sqn disbandment parade which includes six Hawk T1s flypast.

Royal Navy Hawk T1 Farewell Flight - 17-18 March & 24 March 2022.

Royal Navy International Air Day 2022 has been officially cancelled.

Three new F-35s arrive at RAF Marham on 3 March 2022.

Flypast for the 80th Anniversary of the forming of the Mighty Eighth Air Force (1.2.22)...

The ninth & final RAF Poseidon (ZP809) arrived at RAF Lossiemouth on the 11th January 2022.

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

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UK Military Aviation Display Team Schedules 2022
AAC & RAF Display Teams 2022

The following Display Team pages include a display schedule (venues & dates). The Red Arrows Display Team and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) schedules will also contain Timings and a Red Arrows Google Map of the route.

Red Arrows Display Schedule 2022
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Schedule 2022
RAF Typhoon Display Schedule 2022
RAF Chinook Display Schedule 2022
RAF Tutor Display Schedule 2022
RAF Falcons Display Schedule 2022
AAC Apache Display Schedule 2022
RN Wildcat Demo Schedule 2022


UK Military Information & Updates in 2022
UK Military Information & Updates in 2022

There are also links to information & updates about the Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carriers, UK F-35B Lightning aircraft, RAF Poseidon MRA1, RAF Protector RPAS and the arrival of USAF F-35A aircraft to Lakenheath.

HMS Queen Elizabeth Carriers Information
UK F-35B Lightning Information
RAF Poseidon MRA1 Information
RAF Protector RPAS Information
USAF F-35A aircraft to Lakenheath Information


Airshow Photographs & Reviews
Air Show Photographs, Articles & Reviews

Many thousands of Airshow and Aircraft Photographs & Reviews can be found on this website from many different air shows and events.

Airshow Photographs & Reviews


Aviation Events & News in 2021:

First four USAF F-35A Lightnings (495th FS) arrive at RAF Lakenheath at 2pm on Wednesday 15.12.21.

HMS Queen Elizabeth returns home after Pacific Deployment (9.12.21)

The eighth RAF Poseidon (ZP808) arrived at RAF Lossiemouth on the 16th November 2021.

Three new F-35s arrive at RAF Marham on 28 Oct 2021.

Duxford Flying Day 'Best of 2021' Review & Photos by Cody Froggatt.

NFL London Games Flypast over Tottenham Hotspur Stadium by four Lakenheath F-15 Eagles.

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2021 Review & Photos by Cody Froggatt.

Abingdon Air & Country Show 2021 Review & Photos by Cody Froggatt.

Bournemouth Air Festival 2021 Photos.

SkyGuardian RPAS takes to the skies above RAF Waddington from the 25th August 2021.

RAF Puma 50th Anniversary Flypast - 7 July 2021.

Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow Photos.

Red Arrows - Windsor Castle Flypast & Carbis Bay, Cornwall (G7 Summit) Display on Sat 12 June 2021.

Duxford Flying Day 'Commemorating D-Day' Photos.

Duxford Flying Day 'Standing Together' Review.

Queen Elizabeth Strike Group Pacific Deployment 2021.

Red Arrows Flypast over the Runnymede Memorial for the Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force.

How the Strategic Defence and Security Review will affect the Royal Air Force.

New Protector aircraft example to operate from RAF Waddington - Summer 2021.


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)




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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

England:
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
Wales:
Caernarfon Airworld Museum
Scotland:
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre
National Museum of Flight
Northern Ireland:
Ulster Aviation Society
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum