FROM EVERYTHING AEROSPACE: AN INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING MAGAZINE

High flyers: Your comprehensive guide to this summer's airshows


JUNE

10 June

RAF Cosford Airshow, Cosford ( www.cosfordairshow.co.uk)

The Midlands' premier air event will feature high-flying delights such as world-famous aerobatics team The Red Arrows, along with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster, Spitfire and many others.

17 June

Kemble Airshow, Cotswolds ( www.kembleairday.com)

Displays from some of the best jet planes around and a celebration of 70 years of British jet aviation, in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.

24 June

Enniskillen, St Angelo, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland ( www.enniskillen-airport.co.uk)

Northern Ireland's celebrated annual airshow returns, promising to be bigger and better than ever. The Falcon parachute team and an appearance from the Harrier Hawk are just two of the highlights.

30 June

RAF Airshow, RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire ( www.waddingtonairshow.co.uk)

This international airshow is the RAF's largest and appeals to families and enthusiasts alike, with flying displays accompanied by bands playing and a huge static aircraft display.

JULY

7-8 July

Air Legends Airshow, Duxford, Cambridgeshire ( duxford.iwm.org.uk)

This promises to be a stratospheric spectacle of colour and sound.

13-15 July

Fly! The London Airshow, Silverstone, Northants ( www.londonairshow.co.uk)

London's major annual aviation show. A perfect way to escape the buzz on the ground for that in the air.

14-15 July

Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), RAF Fairford ( www.airtattoo.com)

Set to be a show-stopping event, with participation from the world's largest international aerobatics team. To win tickets to this event check out the competition on page II of this mini-mag.

14-15 July

The Wirral Airshow, New Brighton, Merseyside ( www.wirralshow.com)

A fun-packed family day out is a given at this free event, which hosts a funfair as well as impressive aircraft displays.

26-27 July

Seafront Airshow, Lowestoft, Suffolk ( www.lowestoftairfestival.co.uk)

Set on Suffolk's idyllic coastline, revellers can enjoy a fine airshow while spending a day on the beach.

28 July

Museum of Flight Airshow, East Fortune, East Lothin, Scotland ( www.nms.ac.uk/museumofflighthomepage.aspx)

A thrilling event that will display a whole range of aircraft, from Second World War flying machines to modern military examples.

28-29 July

The Red Bull Air Race, London ( www.redbullairrace.com)

High velocity and adrenaline is guaranteed at this international air race, which takes place against the backdrop of the city's famous skyline.

28-29 July

Seafront Airshow, Sunderland ( www.sunderland-airshow.com)

A whole weekend of events at the largest free-entry airshow in Europe.

AUGUST

16 August

Carnival Seafront airshow, Dawlish ( ww.dawlish.net/carnival/airshow/index.html)

An action packed, seafront show.

16-19 August

Airbourne 2007, Eastbourne Seafront, East Sussex ( www.eastbourneairshow.com)

The south coast's free, four-day airshow. Highlights include the Red Arrows, RAF displays, international military jets and historic aircraft. Bandstand concerts will be held each evening, a firework display will take place on the final night.

18-19 August

Rolling Thunder - The Yorkshire Airshow, Elvington, Yorkshire ( www.elvington.org)

Set to be a big one with the return of the famous Avro Vulcan to flight. Also on display will be the Sea Vixen Navy strike aircraft, the most powerful private aircraft in Europe.

23-24 August

Clacton Airshow, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex ( www.essex-sunshine-coast.org.uk/AirShow.htm)

This popular airshow is now in its 16th year. There's guaranteed fun to be had both on the ground and in the air.

26 August

Charity Air and Vintage Vehicle Show, Little Gransden, Cambs ( www.littlegransdenshow.co.uk)

Proceeds made at this air and vintage show go to supporting the BBC's Children in Need appeal and local charities. The day includes four hours of vintage and aerobatic flying displays.

SEPTEMBER

1-2 September

Lydd Airshow, Lydd, Kent ( www.lyddairshow.co.uk)

Plenty of aerobatic action to keep you enthralled all day long.

8-9 September

September Airshow, Duxford, Cambridgeshire ( duxford.iwm.org.uk)

A late summer extravaganza of fast jets and vintage classics, with plenty of ground attractions too.

8-9 September

NI International Airshow, Portrush Seafront, Northern Ireland ( www.colerainebc.gov.uk/show.php?id=669)

Many activities are planned for this free entry, two-day event. Airshows will be accompanied by sea displays, ground shows, stalls and exhibitions.

13 September

Battle of Britain Air Show, Jersey, St Aubyn's Bay ( www.jerseyairdisplay.org.uk)

Held in the gorgeous south bay of the island, this airshow is set to be a flyaway success. There's free entry for all with a variety of aircraft on show from all over the world.

15-16 September

RAFA Airshow, Shoreham ( www.shorehamairshow.com)

Located at the UK's oldest licensed airport, there will be plenty of air and ground activities taking place, with all proceeds going to the RAFA.

Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
iJobs Job Widget
iJobs Student

Ashdown Group: Graduate Developer - Surrey - £25,000

£20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: Graduate Developer - Croy...

Recruitment Genius: Graduate Marketing & Social Media Executive

£16000 - £18000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Are you a Marketing Graduate or...

Ashdown Group: Graduate Developer (Trainee) - City, London

£25000 per annum + benefits: Ashdown Group: A large financial services company...

Recruitment Genius: Financial Services Graduate Training Scheme

£20000 - £100000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: We are a successful and establ...

SPONSORED FEATURES
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Day In a Page

A nap a day could save your life - and here's why

A nap a day could save your life

A midday nap is 'associated with reduced blood pressure'
If men are so obsessed by sex, why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?

If men are so obsessed by sex...

...why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?
The comedy titans of Avalon on their attempt to save BBC3

Jon Thoday and Richard Allen-Turner

The comedy titans of Avalon on their attempt to save BBC3
The bathing machine is back... but with a difference

Rolling in the deep

The bathing machine is back but with a difference
Part-privatised tests, new age limits, driverless cars: Tories plot motoring revolution

Conservatives plot a motoring revolution

Draft report reveals biggest reform to regulations since driving test introduced in 1935
The Silk Roads that trace civilisation: Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places

The Silk Roads that trace civilisation

Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places
House of Lords: Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled

The honours that shame Britain

Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled
When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race

'When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race'

Why are black men living the stereotypes and why are we letting them get away with it?
International Tap Festival: Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic

International Tap Festival comes to the UK

Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic
War with Isis: Is Turkey's buffer zone in Syria a matter of self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

Turkey's buffer zone in Syria: self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

Ankara accused of exacerbating racial division by allowing Turkmen minority to cross the border
Doris Lessing: Acclaimed novelist was kept under MI5 observation for 18 years, newly released papers show

'A subversive brothel keeper and Communist'

Acclaimed novelist Doris Lessing was kept under MI5 observation for 18 years, newly released papers show
Big Blue Live: BBC's Springwatch offshoot swaps back gardens for California's Monterey Bay

BBC heads to the Californian coast

The Big Blue Live crew is preparing for the first of three episodes on Sunday night, filming from boats, planes and an aquarium studio
Austin Bidwell: The Victorian fraudster who shook the Bank of England with the most daring forgery the world had known

Victorian fraudster who shook the Bank of England

Conman Austin Bidwell. was a heartless cad who carried out the most daring forgery the world had known
Car hacking scandal: Security designed to stop thieves hot-wiring almost every modern motor has been cracked

Car hacking scandal

Security designed to stop thieves hot-wiring almost every modern motor has been cracked
10 best placemats

Take your seat: 10 best placemats

Protect your table and dine in style with a bold new accessory