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Torbay Airshow 2018

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Torbay Airshow

Torbay Airshow - Red Arrows.
Red Arrows

Torbay Airshow History
The first Torbay Airshow took place in 2016 and it was a free two-day event, organised by Torbay Council.

The stunning bay and unique curvature make for a superb backdrop to the air display. The air display usually include RAF participation such as the Red Arrows, as well as classic jets, warbirds and civilian display teams.

Ground activities include an event village on Paignton Green with musical entertainment, trade-stands, fun fair, bouncy castles, food stands, and many stalls.

Scanner Frequencies
Torbay Airshow - 130.675 (likely)
Red Arrows - 243.450, 242.200
BBMF - 120.800, 122.700

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

Exeter Airport:
Approach - 128.975
Radar - 119.05
Tower - 119.8
ATIS - 119.325

Torbay Airshow 2018
Torbay Airshow - The Blades.
The Blades Aerobatic Team

The Torbay Airshow will return this spring with breathtaking air displays over the stunning South Devon bay.

The two-day show takes place on Saturday 2nd June & Sunday 3rd June 2018.

The Bay provides a stunning natural amphitheatre for viewing the airshow, providing a perfect location for a large coastal airshow. The event is free to attend, with parking available to purchase in advance.

Torbay Airshow 2018:

02-03 June - Torbay Airshow 2018

Torbay Airshow 2018:

02-03 June - Torbay Airshow 2018

Torbay Airshow Display Schedule updated:
(F)=Flying Display, (S)=Static Display

Saturday Display Schedule
Team Raven (F)
OV-10 Bronco (F)
Spitfire Mk.IX (F)
The Blades (F)
Grob Tutor (F)
Calidus Autogyro (F)
Pitts Special S1-S - Rich Goodwin (F)
Red Arrows (F)
Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers (F)
Tigers Freefall Team (F)
Strikemaster (F)
Bristol Blenheim (F)
BBMF Lancaster & Dakota (F)
RAF Typhoon (F)

Sunday Display Schedule
Team Raven (F)
OV-10 Bronco (F)
BBMF Lancaster & Dakota (F)
Grob Tutor (F)
Calidus Autogyro (F)
Pitts Special S1-S - Rich Goodwin (F)
Red Arrows (F)
Tigers Freefall Team (F)
Bristol Blenheim (F)
Strikemaster (F)
RAF Chinook (F)
The Blades (F)
Spitfire Mk.IX - SM520 (F)
RAF Typhoon (F)

Due to mechanical issues with the Vampire pair they will not be able to display this weekend. However the stunning Bristol Blenheim Mk1 from the Aircraft Restoration Company will display instead on both Saturday and Sunday!

The BBMF Spitfire & Hurricane have also been withdrawn due to mechanical issues although the BBMF Lancaster and Dakota will display.

Local hotels for the Torbay Airshow

Parking Tickets:
The Torbay Airshow is a free event but you can guarantee your parking space by pre-booking your parking space.

Please check with the official Torbay Airshow 2018 website for details on parking and booking.

On the ground:
The ground displays will fill Paignton Green, with plenty to do! Open over the event weekend, the Torbay Airshow Event Village will feature exhibition stands, bars, food stalls, display teams, activities for all the family and a fairground.

Tune in to Radio Breeze (South Devon) which will be live from the Torbay Airshow.


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Torbay Airshow - Aerosuperbatic Wingwalkers.

Red Arrows Display Schedule at Torbay Airshow:
Saturday 2/6/18 at 3pm and Sunday 3/6/18 at 3pm.

Exeter Airport (Red Arrows timings):
31 May 2018 - Arrive at airport - 17:30
2 Jun 2018 - Depart airport - 14:45 & arrive back - 15:25
3 Jun 2018 - Depart airport - 14:45 & arrive back - 15:25
Depart from Exeter Airport at 17:40 on 3 June 2018.

Parking for viewing is only permitted in Car Park P4.
Special discounted rate: £2.00 for up to 4 hours.

More information on Exeter Airport can be found here.

BBMF Display Schedule:

Saturday 2/6/18:
Torbay - between 16:00 & 17:00 - D
Torbay - between 16:00 & 17:00 - L

Sunday 3/6/18:
Torbay - 14:00 - D
Torbay - 14:00 - L

BBMF Spitfire & Hurricane withdrawn due to mechanical issues.

L=Lancaster, H=Hurricane, S=Spitfire & D=Dakota

More detailed info here.