ROYAL AERO CLUB

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

UNITED KINGDOM

Events are always subject to change, rescheduling and cancellation
also some events are subject to
NOTAMs or AICs
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The listing includes some major sports events which generate significant aviation activity, sometimes including temporary heli-ports.


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The Safety Presentation Evenings and other events provided by GASCo have been included in the events list below.
For the full programme, click the link to:

GASCo Events.


For the requirements and guidance for organising all types of aviation events in the UK, see CAA publication CAP 403.
Click here for a link to download a PDF copy of CAP403.


For extensive lists of balloon events, see:
http://www.balloonevents.org/
http://www.ballooncalendar.com/
http://www.easyballoons.co.uk/balloon-meets-events/


For an extensive list of model flying contests and events, see:
the British Model Flying Association calendar.


The Red Arrows and other current and historic military aircraft
take part in airshows and solo performances throughout much of the year including some at non-airfield venues.
Their schedules will be listed on:
http://www.raf.mod.uk/reds/
http://www.raf.mod.uk/bbmf/
http://www.raf.mod.uk/typhoondisplay/
http://www.raf.mod.uk/chinookdisplayteam/
http://www.raf.mod.uk/falcons/
https://www.navywings.org.uk/flying-schedule/
Where announced, these will be included below. All are subject to amendment.
Also there are some other private performances at unpublicised military venues.

  2018      
  NOVEMBER      
10 Spanhoe   Threshold Aero Day & Night Photo-Shoot [pre-book]  
11 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
11 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
11 Duxford   IWM Remembrance Events  
12-18 Cosford   RAF Museum Conservation Centre Open Week  
13 Victory Club, Cheltenham   GASCo Safety Evening  
16-18 Beverley - Linley Hill   Humber Bridge Balloon Meet  
19 Hamilton Place, London   RAeS Light Aircraft Design Conference [pre-book]  
20 Westonzoyland   GASCo Safety Evening  
25 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
28 Full Sutton   GASCo Safety Evening  
         
  DECEMBER      
1 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in  
6 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Workshops Tours [pre-book]  
         
  2019      
  JANUARY      
1 Compton Abbas   New Year Fly-in  
5-6 North Coates   Brass Monkey Fly-in 01472-388850
5-6 Donnington Grove Hotel, Newbury   Icicle Balloon Meet  
6 Croydon Aerodrome Hotel   Aviation Collectors Fair  
10 Dundee   GASCo Safety Evening  
16 Compton Abbas   GASCo Safety Evening  
16 Carterton, Oxon   GASCo Safety Evening  
17 Sherburn-in-Elmet   GASCo Safety Evening  
17 Yeovilton   FAAM Aircraft Access Evening [pre-book]  
18-20 Alexandra Palace, London   Model Engineering Exhibition (inc BMFA)  
21 Leicester   GASCo Safety Evening  
24 Saltby   GASCo Safety Evening  
31 Eshott   GASCo Safety Evening  
         
  FEBRUARY      
7 Houndsditch, London   GASCo Safety Evening (pre-register)  
12 Beverley - Linley Hill   GASCo Safety Evening  
14 Blackpool   GASCo Safety Evening  
25 Boscombe Down   GASCo Safety Evening (pre-register)  
         
  MARCH      
7 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Workshops Tours [pre-book]  
7 Goodwood   GASCo Safety Evening  
9 Newark   Museum Day/Night Photo Shoot 01636-707170
12 Newquay Airport   GASCo Safety Evening (pre-register)  
12-15 Cheltenham   Horse Racing Festival  
18 Cambridge   GASCo Safety Evening  
         
  APRIL      
4-6 Aintree   Grand National Horse Race Meeting  
13 Fenland   VAC Daffodil Fly-in  
13 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
14 Newark   Museum Harrier Day 01636-707170
23 Lydd   GASCo Safety Evening  
26 Compton Abbas   Evening Fly-in & Curry [PPR – pre-book food]  
28 Henstridge   LAA Wessex Strut Fly-in & Meet the LAA [PPR] 01963-364231
28 London East & Central   London Marathon  
30 Parham   GASCo Safety Evening  
         
  MAY      
1-5 Badminton   Eventing - Badminton Horse Trials  
4 Bodmin   Ladies Day Fly-in 01752-406660
4-5 Popham   Microlight Trade Fair 01256-397733
5 Abingdon   Air & Country Show  
5 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Season Premiere Air Show  
5 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
9 Kenn, Devon   GASCo Safety Evening  
12 Compton Abbas   Vintage Day Fly-in  
17-18 Wycombe – Booker   The Elite Lifestyle Exhibition  
24-26 Damyns Hall   Music Festival [Airfield Closed]  
18 Bodmin   RIN Topnav Competition (prov)  
18 Compton Abbas   RIN Topnav Competition (prov)  
18 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
18 Newark   Museum Canberra Day 01636-707170
19 Stow Maries   Wings & Wheels Show [PPR] 01245-329358
25-31 Sutton Bank   Vintage Glider National Rally  
31 Compton Abbas   Evening Fly-in & Curry [PPR – pre-book food]  
31-Jn 1 Epsom   Oaks & Derby Horse Races  
         
  JUNE      
1-2 Paignton   Torbay Sea Front Air Show  
1-2 Sellindge Showground   Folkestone & Ashford Military Show  
2 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Flying Festival  
2-5 Duxford   Daks over Normandy Gathering  
7-8 Compton Abbas   BAeA Aerobatics Competitions  
7-9 Newark   Retro Festival inc Airshow  
8 London - Buckingham Palace   Trooping The Colour Fly Past @ 1300  
9 Cosford   RAF Air Show  
13-15 Wycombe-Booker   Aero Expo & Heli UK Expo Tradeshow (pre-register)  
t.b.a. Several Venues (>20)   National Fly Kids Day  
14-16 Weston Park, Salop   Model Air Show  
15 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
15 Compton Abbas   National Fly Kids Day  
22-23 Weston-Super-Mare   Sea Front Air Festival  
22-23 Bicester   Flywheel Festival Classic Cars & Air Show  
22-23 Newark   Museum Cockpit Fest & Aerojumble 01636-707170
28 Compton Abbas   Evening Fly-in & Curry [PPR – pre-book food]  
28-30 Cleethorpes   Armed Forces Day Event  
29 Salisbury   Armed Forces Day National Event  
29 Plymouth Hoe   Armed Forces Day Event  
29 Stow Maries   Armed Forces Day [PPR] 01245-329358
         
  JULY      
4-7 Goodwood   Festival of Speed  
6 Compton Abbas   Aeronca Club US Classics Fly-in  
6-7 Swansea Bay   Wales National Sea Front Air Show  
6-7 Cosford   RAFM Large Model Air Show  
7 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Military Air Show  
7 Seething   Battle of the Bands Music Event (Airfield Closed)  
13 Chelsfield, Orpington   Village Fair with Air Show  
19-21 Fairford   RIAT Military Display 01285-713300
19-21 Enstone   BMAA SSDR Rally  
20 Bodmin   Military Wings & Wheels & FOG H4H Action Stations 01752-406660
20 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
22-25 Husbands Bosworth   Vintage Glider Rendezvous  
23-27 Hop Farm, Paddock Wood   War & Peace Show  
26 Compton Abbas   Evening Fly-in & Curry [PPR – pre-book food]  
26-28 Silverstone   Silverstone Classic Cars inc Air Show  
27 Compton Abbas   Vans RV Fly-in  
27-28 Old Buckenham   Old Buck Air Show  
27-Au 3 Sutton Bank   Vintage Glider Int'nal Rally  
30-Au 3 Goodwood Racecourse   Horse Racing Festival  
         
  AUGUST      
4 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Family Air Show  
8-11 Ashton Court   Bristol Balloon Fiesta  
9-11 Newbury   Retro Festival inc Airshow  
10-12 Whitby   Whitby Regatta  
10-17 Cowes   Cowes Week Yacht Races  
15-18 Eastbourne   Airbourne Seafront Air Show  
17 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Flying Proms  
17 Compton Abbas   Microlight Fly-in  
17-18 Newark   Museum Copter Fest 01636-707170
22-23 Clacton   Sea Front Air Show  
23-25 Laverstoke, Hants   Carfest South Charity Event  
24-25 Dunsfold   Wings & Wheels Show  
24-26 Detling Showground   Military Odyssey Show  
29-Se 1 Bournemouth   Sea Front Air Show  
30 Compton Abbas   Evening Fly-in & Curry [PPR – pre-book food]  
30-Se 1 Sywell   LAA National Rally & Exhibition [PPR-slots] 01280-846786
31-Se 1 Newark   Museum Shackleton Boys 2 Book Launch 01636-707170
         
  SEPTEMBER      
1 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Vintage Air Show  
6-8 Southport   Sea Front Air Show  
12 Guernsey   Guernsey Air Show  
12 Jersey   Jersey Air Show  
13-15 Goodwood   Revival Meeting  
14 Bodmin   LAA Cornwall Strut Fly-in 01752-406660/ 07805-805679
15 Stow Maries   Heritage Open Day [PPR] 01245-329358
22 Compton Abbas   Pooley's Day Fly-in [PPR with Pooleys]  
         
  OCTOBER      
6 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show  
12 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
26-27 Newark   Museum 1940s Weekend 01636-707170
         
  NOVEMBER      
24 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
         
  DECEMBER      
7 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in  
         

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