ROYAL AERO CLUB

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

UNITED KINGDOM

Events are always subject to change and cancellation
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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 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 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/
http://www.royalnavyhistoricflight.org.uk
Where announced, these will be included below. All are subject to amendment.
Also there are some other private performances at unpublicised military venues.

  2016      
  DECEMBER      
2-3 International Centre, Telford   Flyer Live Exhibition  
3 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in [PPR]  
6 Wickenby   GASCo Safety Evening  
8 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Workshops Tours [pre-book]  
29-30 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Workshops Open Days  
         
  2017      
  JANUARY      
1 Stow Maries   New Year Fly-in [PPR] 07860-345403
1 Compton Abbas   New Year Fly-in  
1 Popham   New Year Fly-in 01256-397733
1 Northrepps   New Year Fly-in  
5 Brize Norton   GASCo Safety Evening  
7-8 North Coates   Brass Monkey Fly-in 01472-388850
7-8 Donnington Grove Hotel, Newbury   Icicle Balloon Meet  
7-8 Finmere   Icicle Overnight Camp Fly-in  
8 Bicester   Sunday Scramble Classic Cars & Fly-in [PPR]  
8 Hallmark Hotel, Croydon Airport   Collectors Fair  
11 North Coates   GASCo Safety Evening  
11 Andrewsfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
12 Sherburn-in-Elmet   GASCo Safety Evening  
26 Eshott   GASCo Safety Evening  
28 Perth   GASCo Safety Evening  
28 Arrow Mill Hotel, Alcester   BAeA AGM  
         
  FEBRUARY      
6 Leicester   GASCo Safety Evening  
6 Enstone   GASCo Safety Evening  
7 Bristol Airport   GASCo Safety Evening  
8 Newquay Airport   GASCo Safety Evening  
9 Shobdon   GASCo Safety Evening  
13 Compton Abbas   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Haverfordwest   GASCo Safety Evening  
20 Sandbach   GASCo Safety Evening  
21 Barton   GASCo Safety Evening  
         
  MARCH      
4 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
6 Coventry   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Crowfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
16 Cambridge   GASCo Safety Evening  
31 Lee-on-Solent   GASCo Safety Evening  
         
  APRIL      
1 Pocklington   GASCo Safety Evening  
1-2 White Waltham   BAeA Judging Seminar  
4 Snitterfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
6-8 Aintree   Grand National Horse Race Meeting  
9 Popham   Jodel Fly-in 01256-397733
12 Hawarden   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Barnoldswick   GASCo Safety Evening  
22 Sleap   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
23 Henstridge   LAA Wessex Strut Fly-in [PPR] 01963-364231
23 Bicester   Sunday Scramble Classic Cars & Fly-in [PPR]  
23 K2 Centre, Crawley   Gatwick Air Enthusiasts Fair 01403-252628
25 Liverpool Airport   GASCo Safety Evening  
29-30 Popham   Microlight Trade Fair 01256-397733
30 Old Buckenham   Classic Wings & Wheels Event [PPR]  
30 Dunkeswell   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in 01404-891643
  MAY      
1 Popham   Aero Auto Jumble & Fly-in 01256-397733
7 Popham   Vans RV Fly-in 01256-397733
7 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Air Show  
7 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 07956-430048
11-13 Biggin Hill   The Elite Lifestyle Exhibition  
13 Breighton   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
13 Eggesford   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in  
14 Abingdon   Air & Country Show  
20 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
20-21 North Coates   Spring Fly-in 01472-388850
21 Popham   LAA Andover Strut Fly-in 01256-397733
21 Old Buckenham   LAA & Homebuilt Fly-in [PPR]  
27 Durham Tees Valley   Tees Valley Air Show  
27 Bodmin   Ladies Day Fly-in 01208-821419
27-28 Duxford   IWM Spring Air Show  
27-29 Popham   Socata TB Owners Club Fly-in 01256-397733
27-Jn 9 Isle of Man (M) IoM TT Motor Cycle Races  
         
  JUNE      
1-3 Wycome-Booker   Aero Expo & Heli UK Expo Tradeshow (pre-register)  
3 Sutton Meadows   Cambs Microlight Club Fly-in [PPR] 01353-778446 / 07799-545705
3 Stow Maries   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
3-4 Paignton   Torbay Sea Front Air Show  
4 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Navy Air Show  
10-11 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Charity Flying Event  
11 Popham   Beagle Fly-in 01256-397733
11 Old Buckenham   American Fly-in [PPR]  
11 Cosford   RAF Air Show  
11 Welshpool   Bob Jones Memorial Air Show  
15-18 Great Yarmouth   Sea Front Air Show  
17 London - Buckingham Palace   Trooping The Colour Fly Past @ 1300  
17 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
17-18 Farway Common   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in 01395-597535 / 07753-111641
17-18 Weston Super Mare   Sea Front Air Festival  
17-25 Husbands Bosworth   Gliding Competition - Club & 18m Nationals  
24 Several Venues   Armed Forces Day Events  
26-Jy 2 Ebbesbourne Wake, Wilts   Chalke Valley History Festival Air Show  
28-Jy 2 Henley   Royal Regatta Rowing Races  
         
  JULY      
1-2 Swansea Bay   Seafront Wales National Air Show  
1-2 Heveningham Hall, Suffolk   Country Fair & Classic Fly-in [PPR] 07796-878052
1-2 Shobdon   HAC Food & Flying Festival  
1-8 North Hill   Gliding Competition Enterprise  
1-9 Shenington   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
2 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Military Pageant Air Show  
7-9 Silverstone   Car Race F1 British Grand Prix  
8 Yeovilton   RN FAA Air Day  
8-9 Duxford   Flying Legends Airshow  
9 Capel-Le-Ferne, Folkestone   Battle Of Britain Memorial Event  
9 Popham   CZAW SportCruiser Fly-in 01256-397733
14-16 Fairford   RIAT Military Display 01285-713300
15 Old Warden   Shuttleworth WW-1 Evening Air Show  
15 Shobdon   Aeronca Club US Classics Fly-in 01568-708369
15-16 North Coates   Wings & Wheels Event 01472-388850
16-23 Booker   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
21-23 Silverstone   Classic Meeting inc Airshow  
21-23 Roker & Seaburn   Sunderland Sea Front Air Show  
22-30 Aston Down   Gliding Competition - 15m & Open Nationals  
22-30 Husbands Bosworth   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
25-29 Folkestone Racecourse   War & Peace Show [Amended date]  
29-30 Old Buckenham   Old Buck Air Show  
30 Lundy   Lundy Island Fly-in [PPR essential] 01752-406660/ 07805-805679
30 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Gathering of Moths  
         
  AUGUST      
5 Goodwood   VPAC US Classics Fly-in 01243-755061
5-6 Croft, N Yorks   Nostalgia Festival  
5-13 Bidford-On-Avon   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
5-13 Bicester   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
5-13 Dunstable   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
6 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Edwardian Pageant Air Show  
9 Popham   Starlight Childrens' Day [closed to other aircraft] 01256-397733
10-13 Ashton Court   Bristol Balloon Fiesta  
10-26 Lasham   FAI European Gliding Ch'ships  
12-13 Blackpool   Sea Front Air Show  
12-20 Tibenham   Gliding Competition -Standard & 20m Nationals  
13 Popham   Bike Megameet, Jumble & Fly-in 01256-397733
13-19 Sutton Bank   Gliding Competition - Noorthern Regionals  
16 Cromer   Carnival Air Show  
17-20 Eastbourne   Airbourne Sea Front Air Show  
19 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Flying Proms  
19-20 Biggin Hill   Festival of Flight [Advance Tickets Only]  
19-20 Headcorn   Combined Ops Military & Air Show  
19-27 t.b.a.   Gliding Competition - Junior Championships  
20-27 Pocklington   Gliding Competition - Two-Seaters  
24-25 Clacton   Sea Front Air Show  
24-26 Dartmouth   Regatta River Front Air Show  
25-27 Silverstone   Motor Cycle British Grand Prix  
26-27 Dunsfold   Wings & Wheels Show  
27 Little Gransden   Charity Air Show  
27-28 North Coates   Summer Fly-in 01472-388850
31-Sp 3 Bournemouth   Sea Front Air Show  
         
  SEPTEMBER      
1-3 Sywell   LAA National Rally & Exhibition [PPR-slots] 01280-846786
1-3 Ayr   Sea Front Scottish Air Show (static at Prestwick)  
2 Sutton Meadows   Cambs Microlight Club Fly-in [PPR] 01353-778446 / 07799-545705
3 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Heritage Air Show  
3-9 Aboyne   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
8-10 Cosby, Leics   Foxlands Farm Victory Show  
9 Aberporth   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
10 Popham   Beagle Fly-in 01256-397733
14 Jersey, St Aubyn's Bay   Battle of Britain Sea Front Air Show  
14 Guernsey, St Peter Port   Battle of Britain Sea Front Air Show  
15-17 Southport   Sea Front Air Show  
23-24 Duxford   IWM Autumn Air Show  
24 Popham   Solent Av Soc Fly-in 01256-397733
         
  OCTOBER      
1 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Racers Air Show  
8 Popham   End of Season Fly-in 01256-397733
         
  NOVEMBER      
26 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 07956-430048
         
  DECEMBER      
         
         

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