ROYAL AERO CLUB

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

UNITED KINGDOM

Events are always subject to change, rescheduling 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 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      
  JANUARY      
26 Eshott   GASCo Safety Evening  
28 Perth   GASCo Safety Afternoon  
28 Arrow Mill Hotel, Alcester   BAeA Aerobatics AGM  
28 EMCC, Nottingham Uni   BPA Parachuting AGM & Expo & Dinner  
         
  FEBRUARY      
1 Goodwood   GASCo Safety Evening  
2 Otley, Yorks   GASCo Safety Evening  
4 MAM Coventry   RRRA Air Racing AGM & Symposium & Dinner  
5 Sturgate   Lincs AC Breakfast Patrol & Fly-in 01427-838305
6 Leicester   GASCo Safety Evening  
6 Enstone   GASCo Safety Evening  
7 Bristol Airport   GASCo Safety Evening  
7 East Midlands Airport   GASCo Safety Evening  
8 Newquay Airport   GASCo Safety Evening  
9 Shobdon   GASCo Safety Evening  
11 North Hill GC, Honiton   GASCo Safety Evening  
12 Sywell   VAC Lunch Meeting [PPR] [amended date] 01604-644917
13 Compton Abbas   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Haverfordwest   GASCo Safety Evening  
18 Bruntingthorpe   Lightning Night Photo Shoot  
18 Warminster   GASCo Safety Evening  
18-19 Northrepps   Icicle Fly-in  
20 Sandbach   GASCo Safety Evening  
21 Barton   GASCo Safety Evening  
25 Belfry Hotel, Nottingham   BGA Gliding Conference & AGM & Dinner  
         
  MARCH      
4 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
6 Coventry   GASCo Safety Evening  
11-12 Northrepps   Mad March Fly-in  
14-17 Cheltenham   Horse Racing Festival  
15 Crowfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
16 Cambridge   GASCo Safety Evening  
25 Brooklands Museum   YES Youth Aviation Education Conference [Pre-register] 07974-188395
31 Lee-on-Solent   GASCo Safety Evening  
         
  APRIL      
1 Fenland   VAC Daffodil Fly-in  
1 Pocklington   GASCo Safety Evening  
1-2 White Waltham >Sywell   BAeA Judging Seminar  
4 Snitterfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
6-8 Aintree   Grand National Horse Race Meeting  
8 Turweston   Beagle Pup 50th Anniv Event [PPR] 01280-705400
9 Popham   Jodel Fly-in 01256-397733
12 Hawarden   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Barnoldswick   GASCo Safety Evening  
21-23 Dunstable   Glider Aerobatics Competition  
21-23 Sywell   Eurostar Fly-in  
22-23 Leicester   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
22 Sleap   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
22 Bodmin   FOG Charity Childrens Flying Day 01752-406660
23 Henstridge   LAA Wessex Strut 40th Anniv Fly-in [PPR] 01963-364231
23 Bicester   Sunday Scramble Classic Cars & Fly-in [PPR]  
23 K2 Centre, Crawley   Gatwick Air Enthusiasts Fair 01403-252628
23 London East & Central   London Marathon  
25 Liverpool Airport   GASCo Safety Evening  
29 Turweston   VAC Spring Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
29-30 Popham   Microlight Trade Fair 01256-397733
29-30 Halfpenny Green   Radial & Trainer Fly-in  
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
3-7 Badminton   Eventing - Badminton Horse Trials  
6 White Waltham   RIN Topnav South Competition-London  
6 Conington   RIN Topnav South Competition-North  
6 Bodmin   RIN Topnav South Competition-West  
6 Goodwood   RIN Topnav South Competition-South  
6-7 Northrepps   Ex-Military Fly-in  
6-7 Breighton   Aerobatics Competition  
6-7 Newmarket   1000 & 2000 Guineas Horse Races  
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  
12-13 Henlow   DH Moth Club Flying Forum  
13 Breighton   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
13 Eggesford   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in  
13 Duxford   IWM Photography Day  
13-14 Preston Capes, Northants   Microlight Competition  
14 Abingdon   Air & Country Show  
20 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
20-21 Northrepps   NNAC 90th Anniv Fly-in  
20-21 North Coates   Spring Fly-in 01472-388850
20-21 Newark   Museum Hastings & Shackleton Event 01636-707170
21 Popham   LAA Andover Strut Fly-in 01256-397733
21 Old Buckenham   LAA & Homebuilt Fly-in [PPR]  
21 Stow Maries   Wings & Wheels Event [PPR] 01245-329358
27 Durham Tees Valley   Tees Valley Air Show  
27 Bodmin   Ladies Day Fly-in & Hangar Dance 01208-821419
27 Little Gransden   Aerobatics Competition  
27-28 Duxford   IWM Spring Air Show  
27-29 Popham   Socata TB Owners Club Fly-in 01256-397733
27-Jn 9 Isle of Man   IoM TT Motor Cycle Races  
28 Wellesbourne Mountford   Help Save Wellesbourne Fly-in  
         
  JUNE      
1-3 Wycome-Booker   Aero Expo & Heli UK Expo Tradeshow (pre-register)  
2-3 Epsom   Oaks & Derby Horse Race Meeting  
2-4 Saltby   Glider Aerobatics British Ch'ships  
2-4 Bodmin   FOG Charity Devon Scout Aero Camp 01752-406660
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  
3-5 Sleap   Anglo-Irish Fly-in [PPR] 07961-809807 / 01939-232882
4 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Naval Air Show  
4 Sturgate   Lincs AC Midsummer Fly-in 01427-838305
9-11 Fenland   Aerobatics Competition  
9-11 Guernsey   Guernsey Rally  
10-11 Northrepps   Homebuilt Heaven Fly-in  
10-11 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Charity Flying Event  
10-11 St Michaels, Preston   Microlight Competition  
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  
16-18 Weston Park, Salop   Model Air Show  
17 London - Buckingham Palace   Trooping The Colour Fly Past @ 1300  
17 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
17-18 North Weald   Air Britain Classic Fly-in [PPR] 01992-524510
17-18 Farway Common   LAA Devon Strut Fly-in 01395-597535 / 07753-111641
17-18 Weston Super Mare   Sea Front Air Festival  
17-18 Newark   Museum Cockpit Fest & Aeroboot Sale 01636-707170
17-25 Husbands Bosworth   Gliding Competition - Club & 18m Nationals  
18 Stow Maries   Fathers Day Event [PPR] 01245-329358
20-24 Ascot   Royal Ascot Horse Racing  
23 Duxford   IWM Photography Day  
23-25 Alderney   Alderney Fly-in [PPR] 01481-822851
23-25 Bodmin   FOG Charity Cornwall Scout Aero Camp 01752-406660
24 Several Venues   Armed Forces Day Events  
24 Stow Maries   Armed Forces Day Event [PPR] 01245-329358
24-25 Northrepps   Ladies Fly-in  
24-25 Bicester   Flywheel Festival  
24-25 Bovington, Dorset   Museum Tank Fest  
24-25 Leicester   Vans RV Aerobatics Competition  
24-25 Plaistows, St Albans   Microlight Competition  
26-Jy 2 Ebbesbourne Wake, Wilts   Chalke Valley History Festival Air Show  
28-Jy 2 Henley   Royal Regatta Rowing Races  
29-Jy 2 Goodwood   Festival of Speed  
29-Jy 2 Sywell   Aerobatics Adv & Unl British Ch'ships  
30-Jy 2 Enstone   BMAA SSDR Rally  
         
  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 Northrepps   Classic American Fly-in  
1-2 Shobdon   HAC Food & Flying Festival  
1-2 Blackbushe   75th Anniv Air Show  
1-8 North Hill   Gliding Competition Enterprise  
1-9 Shenington   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
2 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Military Pageant Air Show  
8 Yeovilton   RN FAA Air Show  
8 Boxted   LAA Suffolk Coastal Strut Fly-in & BBQ [PPR] 07014-212209
8-9 Duxford   Flying Legends Airshow  
8-9 Headcorn   Battle of Britain Air Show  
8-9 Sandown   Microlight Competition  
9 Capel-Le-Ferne, Folkestone   Battle Of Britain Memorial Event  
9 Popham   CZAW SportCruiser Fly-in 01256-397733
13-14 Newmarket   July Meeting Horse Races  
14-15 Compton Abbas   Aerobatics Competition  
14-16 Fairford   RIAT Military Display 01285-713300
14-16 Silverstone   Car Race F1 British Grand Prix  
15 Old Warden   Shuttleworth WW-1 Evening Air Show  
15 Shobdon   Aeronca Club US Classics Fly-in 01568-708369
15-16 Northrepps   French Aircraft Fly-in  
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 Northrepps   Open Day & Fly-in  
22-23 Stow Maries   Stow Maries At War Event [PPR] 01245-329358
22-30 Aston Down   Gliding Competition - 15m & Open Nationals  
22-30 Husbands Bosworth   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
23 Lundy   Lundy Island Fly-in [PPR] 01752-406660/ 07805-805679
25-29 Folkestone Racecourse   War & Peace Show  
27 Culdrose   RN FAA Air Day [Provisional]  
29-30 Old Buckenham   Old Buck Air Show  
29-Au 5 Cowes   Cowes Week Yacht Races  
30 Lundy   Lundy Island Fly-in [PPR] [date changed to July 23] 01752-406660/ 07805-805679
30 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Gathering of Moths  
31-Au 4 Pocklington   Glider Aerobatics Training  
         
  AUGUST      
1-5 Goodwood RC   Horse Racing Festival  
5 Goodwood   VPAC US Classics Fly-in 01243-755061
5 East Kirkby   Museum Air Show  
5-6 Northrepps   Tail Dragger Fly-in  
5-6 Croft, N Yorks   Nostalgia Festival  
5-6 Sleap   Aerobatics Competition  
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  
12-13 Full Sutton   LAA Vale of York Strut Fly-in [PPR] 07973-765552/ 01759-373277
12-13 Newark   Museum 1940s Weekend Event 01636-707170
12-13 Lee-on-Solent   Fly-in [PPR] 01329-824748
12-18 Northrepps   Cromer Carnival Week [PPR all week]  
12-20 Tibenham   Gliding Competition -Standard & 20m Nationals  
13 Popham   Bike Megameet, Jumble & Fly-in 01256-397733
13-19 Sutton Bank   Gliding Competition - Northern Regionals  
15-16 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  
24-27 Saltby   Glider Aerobatics Competition  
25 Duxford   IWM Photography Day  
25-27 Silverstone   Motor Cycle British Grand Prix  
26-27 Dunsfold   Wings & Wheels Show  
26-27 Sandown   Spamfield Microlight Fly-in  
27 Little Gransden   Charity Air Show  
27 Stow Maries   "For The Love Of The Land" Event [PPR] 01245-329358
27-28 North Coates   Summer Fly-in 01472-388850
31-Sp 2 Conington   Aerobatics Sport & Int British Ch'ships  
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 Sturgate   Lincs AC Autumn Fly-in 01427-838305
3-9 Aboyne   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
8-10 Cosby, Leics   Foxlands Farm Victory Show  
8-10 Goodwood   Revival Meeting  
9 Aberporth   VPAC Vintage Piper Fly-in  
9 Bodmin   Military Wings & Wheels Event 01752-406660
9-10 Headcorn   Southern Model Show  
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  
16 Bodmin   FOG Charity Bader Braves Childrens Flying Day 01752-406660
16-17 Northrepps   Plastic Fantastic Fly-in  
16-17 Leicester   Aerobatics Competition  
17 Stow Maries   Lift Off Tech Festival [PPR] 01245-329358
23 Turweston   VAC Autumn Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
23-24 Duxford   IWM Autumn Air Show  
23-24 Sywell   Classic Pistons & Props Show  
23-24 Alderney   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
24 Popham   Solent Av Soc Fly-in 01256-397733
         
  OCTOBER      
1 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Racers Air Show  
1 Old Buckenham   French Fly-in [PPR]  
7-8 Northrepps   End Of Season Fly-in  
8 Popham   End of Season Fly-in 01256-397733
8 Coventry   Midland Aircraft Museum Aviation Enthusiasts Fair  
14 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
         
  NOVEMBER      
12 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
12 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR] 01245-329358
26 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 07956-430048
         
  DECEMBER      
         
         

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