Duxford in Cambridgeshire is a very popular venue for warbird enthusiasts. There is an extensive museum which is free to look around during a Duxford Airshow and includes many WWII examples.
Duxford is home to the Imperial War Museum Collection (IWM), The Fighter Collection (TFC), The Old Flying Machine Company (OFMC), The Aircraft Restoration Company (ARC), Historic Aircraft Collection (HAC), B-17 Preservation Society etc. The airfield itself is an historic site dating back to 1918. In the second world war it was home to the first operational Spitfire squadron. Duxford's fighters were frequently scrambled against the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain.
Duxford has several Airshows during the season with the popular Flying Legends Air Show usually being held in July. If you like warbirds then Duxford is the airshow to visit.
Duxford 2019 Airshows:
• 25-26 May 2019 - Duxford Air Festival
• 13-14 July 2019 - Flying Legends Air Show
• 21-22 Sept 2019 - Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
• 02-05 June 2019 - DAKS over Normandy
• 22 June 2019 -
Vintage Evening at IWM Duxford
Duxford Air Festival Accommodation:
Duxford Flying Legends Accommodation:
• IWM Duxford
Newly digitised footage of 1969 Battle of Britain film to be screened at Duxford air show...
• IWM Duxford
Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019 Press Release...
Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show Accommodation: