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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.

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