ROYAL AERO CLUB
are always subject to change, rescheduling and cancellation
also some events are subject to NOTAMs or Information Circulars (AICs)
ALWAYS CHECK BEFORE SETTING OUT
Tepephone numbers are for the UK. From other countries, replace first 0 with +44
The listing includes some major sports events which generate significant aviation activity, sometimes including temporary heli-ports.
Presentation Evenings and other events provided by GASCo have
been included in the events list below.
For the full programme, click the link to:
the requirements and guidance for organising all types of
aviation events in the UK, see CAA publication CAP 403.
Also CAP1724 on Display Pilot Authorisation
Click here for a link to download PDF copies of these CAPs.
For extensive lists
of balloon events, see:
For an extensive
list of model flying contests and events, see:
the British Model Flying Association calendar.
Aeronautical Society and its local Branches organise an extensive
series of public lectures and conferences on a variety of
These are held at several venues throughout the UK and abroad, see:
Royal Aeronautical Society Events List
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:
Where announced, these will be included below. All are subject to amendment.
Also there are some other private performances at unpublicised military venues.
Government Coronavirus restrictions are likely to apply for several months.
Almost all major UK events have cancelled, though a few are still scheduled in September. As well as flying events, this includes ground events such as aerojumble sales. Some smaller events such a fly-ins are planning a late decision - always check.
Most smaller airfields have partially reopened for limited flying including dual training, gliding and parachuting. Many airfields still do not allow spectators and casual visitors by road.
Several museums and also some airfield cafes in England have reopened, but subject to restrictions, often requiring pre-booking. Always check websites or phone before visiting.
|18-20||Guernsey||Guernsey Air Rally [rescheduled from Jun 5-7]|
|19||White Waltham||Shoot Avn Film Aircraft Threshold Aero Night Photo-shoot [Pre-book]|
|19-20||Sywell||Classic Pistons & Props Show [PPR- slots]|
|19-20||Weston Super Mare||Helicopter Museum Behind The Scenes Spotters Event|
|19-20||Stow Maries||Large Model Show||01245-329358|
|19-20||Old Warden||Shuttleworth Model Flying Event Airfield Closed [see AIC Y005/2020]|
|24-27||Sywell||BAeA Aerobatic Competition - Adv & Unltd Nationals|
|25||Compton Abbas||Evening Fly-in|
|25-27||Headcorn||Battle of Britain Air Show (advance tickets only) [rescheduled from Jun 26-28]|
|26-27||Netherthorpe||Jodel Fly-in [PPR]||01909-475233|
|26-27||Sandhill Farm, Shrivenham||Vale of White Horse Gliding Club Fly-in [PPR]||07762-931590|
|27||Old Warden||Shuttleworth De Havilland Drive-in Air Show [pre-book] [see AIC Y005/2020 & M014/2020]|
|27||Popham||Solent Av Soc Fly-in||01256-397733|
|27||Fenland||Late Summer Pie Fly-in|
|3||Compton Abbas||Vintage Fly-in|
|3||Duxford||IWM Night Photo-Shoot [Pre-book]|
|3||St Mawgan||Cornwall Aviation Heritage Threshold Aero Day/Night Photo-shoots [Pre-book]|
|3-4||Stow Maries||Stow At War Event|
|4||Old Warden||Shuttleworth Race Day Drive In Air Show [Pre-book][see AIC Y005/2020 & M014/2020]|
|4||Bicester||Sunday Scramble Classic Cars|
St James's Park
|London Marathon (Elite Runners Only) [rescheduled from Apr 26 & relocated]|
|8-10||Conington||BAeA Aerobatic Competition - Sport & Int Nationals|
|16-18||Goodwood||Motor Circuit Speedweek Event [NO SPECTATORS]|
|16-18||Weston Park, Shifnal||Model Air Show [rescheduled from Jun 19-21]|
|17||Little Gransden||BAeA Aerobatic Competition|
|18||Old Warden||Shuttleworth End Of Season Drive In Air Show [Pre-book][see AIC Y005/2020 & M014/2020]|
|21||Yeovilton||Threshold Aero FAAM Night Photo-shoot [pre-book] [rescheduled from Apr 1]|
|24||Chard||Historic Helicopters Threshold Aero Photo-shoot [Pre-book]|
|31||Turweston||VAC Halloween Fly-in [PPR]||01280-705400|
|31||Old Buckenham||Halloween Fireworks|
|31||Sturgate||Lincs AC Halloween Fly-in|
|7||Compton Abbas||Vintage Fly-in|
|8||Old Buckenham||Remembrance Service [PPR]|
|8||Stow Maries||Remembrance Service [PPR]||01245-329358|
|8||Breighton||Remembrance Service [PPR]||01757-288987|
|8||Sturgate||Lincs AC Pie & Pea Fly-in|
|21||Hendon||Threshold RAFM Night Photo-shoot [Pre-book]|
|22||Kempton Park Racecourse||Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair||07903-848726|
|27-28||Cosford||Threshold RAFM Night Photo-shoot [Pre-book]|
|5||Compton Abbas||Vintage Fly-in|
|6||Compton Abbas||Xmas Fly-in|
|13||Sturgate||Lincs AC Xmas Dinner Fly-in|