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 provided by GASCo. have been included in the events list below.
For the full programme, click the link to:

GASCo Safety Presentation Evenings.


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 this document.


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.

  2017      
  NOVEMBER      
12 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
12 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR] 01245-329358
16 Blackbushe   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
16 Dundee   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
17-19 Lindley Hill   Humber Bridge Balloon Meet  
22 Sleap   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
26 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
29 Old Sarum   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
30 Cotswold/Kemble   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
         
  DECEMBER      
2 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in [PPR]  
3 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
29-30 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Workshops Open Days  
31 Henstridge   New Year’s Eve Fly-in [PPR] 01963-364231
         
  2018      
  JANUARY      
1 Popham   New Year Fly-in 01256-397733
7 Bicester   Sunday Scramble Classic Cars & Fly-in [PPR]  
7 Hallmark Hotel, Croydon Airport   Collectors Fair  
11 Kenn, nr Exeter   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
18 Humberside   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
18 Rochester   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
19-21 Alexandra Palace, London   Model Engineeering Exhibition (inc BMFA)  
25 Baxby, nrYork   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
31 Warton   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
31 Lasham   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
         
  FEBRUARY      
1 Swansea   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
1 Hounsditch, London   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
2 Bristol Airport   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
3 Cumbernauld   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
4 Sturgate   Lincs AC Breakfast Patrol & Fly-in 01427-838305
7 Wellesbourne   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
7 Lee-on-Solent   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
8 Norwich   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
8 Guernsey   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
9 Jersey   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
10 Spanhoe   Threshold Day & Night Photoshoot [pre-book]  
13 White Waltham   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
15 Derby   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
17 Pocklington   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
19 t.b.a. (Surrey & Sussex Balloon Group)   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
         
  MARCH      
6 Cambridge   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
6 Westcott, nr Aylesbury   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
7 Ringmer   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
8 Goodwood   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
8 Old Buckenham   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
10 Henlow   DH Moth Club Forum  
13-16 Cheltenham   Horse Racing Festival  
15 Tranent, East Lothian   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
21 Bodmin   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
22 Halfpenny Green   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
         
  APRIL      
1 Stow Maries   RAF Centenary Event [PPR] 01245-329358
3 Headcorn   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
5 t.b.a. (Staffordshire Aero Club)   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
6 Upavon   Threshold Auster 80th Anniv. Night Photo-shoot [pre-book]  
7-8 Middle Wallop   MAF/AAC/Threshold Auster 80th Anniv. Fly-in [PPR]  
8 Popham   Jodel Fly-in 01256-397733
11 Hawarden   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening [pre-register]  
12-14 Aintree   Grand National Horse Race Meeting  
16 Barton   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
19 Netherthorpe   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
21-22 Leicester   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
22 K2 Centre, Crawley   Gatwick Air Enthusiasts Fair 01403-252628
22 London East & Central   London Marathon  
26 Sutton Bank   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
28 Lakeside Lodge, Pidley   BBM&L Vintage Balloon Inflation Day  
29 Henstridge   LAA Wessex Strut Fly-in [PPR] 01963-364231
29 Old Buckenham   Wings & Wheels [PPR] /  
         
  MAY      
2-6 Badminton   Eventing - Badminton Horse Trials  
5-6 Popham   Microlight Trade Fair 01256-397733
5-6 Newmarket   1000 & 2000 Guineas Horse Races  
6 Abingdon   Air & Country Show  
6 Old Warden   Shuttleworth RAF Centenary Air Show  
6 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
7 Popham   Auto/Aero Jumble, Classic Cars & Vintage Fly-in 01256-397733
11-12 Wycombe-Booker   The Elite Lifestyle Exhibition  
11-13 Henlow   DH Moth Club Flying Forum  
12-13 Sandown   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
13 Popham   Vans RV Fly-in 01256-397733
19 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
20 Stow Maries   Wing & Wheels Show 01245-329358
26-27 Duxford   IWM Air Festival  
26-Jn 1 Portmoak   Vintage Glider National Rally  
26-Jn 8 Isle of Man   IoM TT Motor Cycle Races [see Notams]  
27 Durham Tees Valley   Tees Valley Air Show  
27 Old Buckenham   LAA & Homebuilt Fly-in [PPR]  
         
  JUNE      
1-2 Epsom   Oaks & Derby Horse Races  
2 Dunkeswell   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in 01404-891643
3 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Fly Navy Air Show  
3 Sturgate   Lincs AC Midsummer Fly-in 01427-838305
9 London-Buckingham Palace   Trooping The Colour Fly Past @ 1300  
10 Cosford   RAF Air Show  
10 Popham   Beagle Fly-in 01256-397733
14-16 Wycombe-Booker   Aero Expo & Heli UK Expo Tradeshow [pre-register]  
15-17 Weston Park, Salop   Model Air Show  
16 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
20 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Hurricane Heritage Photo Day [pre book]  
23-24 Weston Super Mare   Sea Front Air Show  
23-24 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Charity Flying Weekend  
23-24 Enniskillen   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
24 Old Buckenham   American Fly-in [PPR]  
30-Jy 1 North Weald   Air Britain Classic Fly-in [PPR] 01992-524510
30-Jy 1 Headcorn   Battle of Britain Air Show  
         
  JULY      
1 Old Warden   Shuttleworth WW-1 Centenary Military Pageant  
4-8 Henley   Royal Regatta Rowing Races  
6-8 Silverstone   Car Race F1 British Grand Prix  
6-8 Southport   Sea Front Air Show  
7 Yeovilton   RN FAA Air Day  
7-15 Bidford-on-Avon   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
8 Popham   CzAW Sport Cruiser Fly-in 01256-397733
10 London-Buckingham Palace   RAF Centenary Fly Past  
13-15 Fairford   RIAT Military Display 01285-713300
14 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
14-15 Duxford   IWM Flying Legends Air Show  
14-15 Sherburn   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
16-22 Farnborough   SBAC Air Show [Public Days 21-22]  
20-22 Silverstone   Silverstone Classic Races with Air Show  
21-22 Stow Maries   Stow Maries At War Event 01245-329358
24-28 Hop Farm, Paddock Wood   War & Peace Show  
31-Au 4 Goodwood Racecourse   Horse Racing Festival  
         
  AUGUST      
5 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Family Air Show  
9 Popham   Starlight Chldrens Day (closed to other aircraft) 01256-397733
11-12 Shobdon   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
12 Popham   Motorcycle Mega Meet & Fly-in 01256-397733
18 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Flying Proms  
18-19 Headcorn   Combined Ops Show  
23 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Hurricane Heritage Photo Day [pre book]  
23-24 Clacton   Sea Front Air Show  
25-26 Dunsfold   Wings & Wheels Show  
30-Se 2 Bournemouth   Sea Front Air Show  
31-Sp 2 Sywell   LAA National Rally & Exhibition [PPR-slots] 01280-846786
         
  SEPTEMBER      
1-2 t.b.a.   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
2 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Heritage Day Air Show  
2 Sturgate   Lincs AC Autumn Fly-in 01427-838305
8-9 Scampton   RAF Air Show  
8-9 Headcorn   Southern Model Show  
9 Popham   Auster Fly-in 01256-397733
22-23 Duxford   IWM Battle of Britain Air Show  
23 Popham   Solent Av Soc Fly-in 01256-397733
23-24 Alderney   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
29-30 Old Buckenham   LAA & Homebuilt Festival [PPR]  
         
  OCTOBER      
14 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Race Day Event  
14 Popham   End of Season Fly-in 01256-397733
         
  NOVEMBER      
11 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
11 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
25 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
         
  DECEMBER      
         

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