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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Schedule 2021

BBMF Display Schedule 2021


27 February 2021 - Capt Tom Moore's funeral - Dakota (Bedfordshire)

13 May 2021 - BBMF gained their Public Display Authority.
Below are the 2021 display dates (May to October), venues & timings for the BBMF:

L = Lancaster, S = Spitfire, H = Hurricane, D = Dakota.
Flypasts are in italics.
May 2021

02 - Shuttleworth Season Premiere Drive-in Display - SS




June 2021

05 - Midlands Air Festival - SS - 2.30pm
05 - Waltham on the Wolds flypast - 2.59pm
05 - International Bomber Command Centre flypast - 3.10pm
06 - Runnymede Air Forces Memorial flypast - D - 11.10am
06 - Midlands Air Festival - SS - 2.30pm
06 - Shuttleworth Flying Festival of Britain Drive-in Display (Flypast) - S
25 - Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn - S
26 - Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn - S
27 - Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn - SD




July 2021

To be announced




August 2021

07 - East Kirkby Air Show - DSH
26 - Clacton Airshow (Clacton 150 Flypast) - LSH
27 - Clacton Airshow (Clacton 150 Flypast) - LSH
27 - Sidmouth Air Show - D
29 - Little Gransden Air & Car Show - L




September 2021

02 - Bournemouth Air Festival - LSH
03 - Bournemouth Air Festival - LSH
04 - Bournemouth Air Festival - LSH
05 - Bournemouth Air Festival - LSH
09 - Jersey International Air display - LSS
11 - Abingdon Air & Country Show - S




October 2021

To be announced




LSSSH = The 'Dowding' formation consists of Lancaster, 3x Spitfires and a Hurricane.
L = Lancaster, S = Spitfire, H = Hurricane, D = Dakota.

The BBMF Lancaster is undergoing maintenance at Duxford but will return to RAF Coningsby in August 2021.

The BBMF schedule is usually announced at the end of March each year.



The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight or BBMF presently consist of twelve aircraft:- 6 Spitfires, 2 Hurricanes, Lancaster, Dakota, and 2 Chipmunks. They are operated by the Royal Air Force and have been based at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire since 1976. The BBMF participate in scores of Air Displays and events every year.

The display crew and groundcrew are all volunteers drawn from the Royal Air Force. The Flight routinely makes over 700 individual aircraft appearances during a year, ranging from major air shows to village fetes. The BBMF are usually represented at air shows with the Lancaster flanked by a Spitfire and Hurricane.

BBMF aircraft (Click on aircraft to see a photo):
Lancaster (PA474)
Spitfire Mk IIa (P7350)
Spitfire Mk Vb (AB910)
Spitfire Mk LFIXe (MK356)
Spitfire Mk XIX (PM631)
Spitfire Mk XIX (PS915)
Spitfire Mk XVIe (TE311)
Hurricane Mk IIc (PZ865)
Hurricane Mk IIc (LF363)
Douglas C-47 Dakota (ZA947)
Chipmunks (WK518 & WG486)

BBMF Official website, BBMF Facebook & BBMF Twitter.

BBMF page on this website.

UK Air Show Calendar 2021.


Links


Aircraft Trackers:
Plane Finder Flight Tracker
ADSB Exchange Flight Tracker
Flight Radar Flight Tracker
Radar Box Flight Tracker

RAF Coningsby page.

Red Arrows Schedule 2021

RAF Typhoon Display Schedule 2021

RAF Chinook Display Schedule 2021

RAF Tutor Display Schedule 2021

RAF Falcons Display Schedule 2021

AAC Apache Display Schedule 2021

RN Wildcat Demo Schedule 2021

UK Airshow Calendar 2021


BBMF Tracker:
Click the links below to see if one of the BBMF aircraft are in the air (Planefinder):

Lancaster (PA474)
Spitfire PR.XIX (PM631)
Spitfire Mk.IXe (MK356)
Spitfire Mk.Vb (AB910)
Spitfire Mk.XIX (PS915)
Spitfire Mk.IIa (P7350)
Spitfire Mk.XVIe (TE311)
Hurricane Mk.IIc (PZ865)
Hurricane Mk.IIc (LF363)
Dakota (ZA947)
Chipmunk (WK518)
Chipmunk (WG486)

Aircraft Trackers:
Flight Radar 24
Plane Finder
ADS-B Exchange
NOTAMS

BBMF Scanner frequencies - 120.800, 122.700