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.

  2019      
  JANUARY      
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  
6 Bicester   Sunday Scramble Classic Cars & Aircraft [PPR]  
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      
2 Dunstable   GASCo Safety Evening  
3 Sturgate   Lincs AC Breakfast Patrol & Fly-in 01427-838305
7 Houndsditch, London   GASCo Safety Evening (pre-register)  
12 Beverley - Linley Hill   GASCo Safety Evening  
12 Sandtoft   GASCo Safety Evening  
12 Chipping Norton   BMAA Instructor Seminar  
14 Blackpool   GASCo Safety Evening  
17 Sywell   VAC Members Lunch Meet [PPR] 01604-644917
25 Boscombe Down   GASCo Safety Evening (pre-register)  
         
  MARCH      
2 Perth   GASCo Safety Evening  
2 Belfry Hotel, Nottingham   BGA Conference, AGM & Dinner  
5-6 Shrivenham   BADA/CAA Pre-season Air Display Symposium  
6 Swiss Cottage, Shoreham   GASCo Safety Evening  
7 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Workshops Tours [pre-book]  
7 Goodwood   GASCo Safety Evening  
8 Rufforth   GASCo Safety Evening  
9 Newark   Museum Day/Night Photo Shoot 01636-707170
9 Brooklands Museum   YES Youth Aviation Education Conf’ce [Pre-register] 07974-188395
12 Newquay Airport   GASCo Safety Evening (pre-register)  
12-15 Cheltenham   Horse Racing Festival  
13 Dunkeswell   GASCo Safety Evening  
18 Cambridge   GASCo Safety Evening  
23 Cosford Museum   YES Youth Aviation Education Conf’ce [Pre-register] 07974-188395
31 Thruxton   TB & TBM Fly-in [PPR] 01264-772353
         
  APRIL      
3 Rattlesden   GASCo Safety Evening  
4-6 Aintree   Grand National Horse Race Meeting  
7 Popham   Jodel Fly-in 01256-397733
13 Fenland   VAC Daffodil Fly-in  
13 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
13 Duxford   Air Safety Day  
13-14 Dunstable   BAeA Glider Aerobatics Competition  
14 Newark   Museum Harrier Day 01636-707170
14 K2 Centre, Crawley   Gatwick Air Enthusiasts Fair 01403-252628
23 Lydd   GASCo Safety Evening  
26 Compton Abbas   Evening Fly-in & Curry [PPR – pre-book food]  
26-27 Duxford   BADA Air Display Conference & Exhibition  
27 Duxford   Air Safety Day [PPR-slots] 01223-833376
27-28 Breighton   BAeA Aerobatics Competition  
28 Turweston   VAC Spring Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
28 Henstridge   LAA Wessex Strut Fly-in & Meet the LAA [PPR] 01963-364231
28 Old Buckenham   Wings & Wheels [PPR]  
28 London East & Central   London Marathon  
30 Parham   GASCo Safety Evening  
         
  MAY      
1-5 Badminton   Eventing - Badminton Horse Trials  
2 Isle of Man   GASCo Safety Evening  
4 Bodmin   Ladies Day Fly-in 01752-406660
4-5 Popham   Microlight Trade Fair 01256-397733
4-5 Newmarket   Guineas Festival Horse Race Meeting  
5 Abingdon   Air & Country Show  
5 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Season Premiere Air Show  
5 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
6 Popham   Aero/Auto Jumble Classic Vehicles & Fly-in 01256-397733
9 Kenn, Devon   GASCo Safety Evening  
11 Little Gransden   BAeA Aerobatics Competition  
11-12 Popham   MAS Model Show & Drone Event 01256-397733
12 Compton Abbas   Vintage Day Fly-in  
17-18 Wycombe – Booker   The Elite Lifestyle Exhibition  
18 Fenland   Skycraft Jabiru & Rans Fly-in  
18 Bodmin   RIN Topnav Competition (prov)  
18 Compton Abbas   RIN Topnav Competition (prov)  
18 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Evening Air Show  
18 Sywell   BAeA Aerobatics Competition  
18 Newark   Museum Canberra Day 01636-707170
19 Stow Maries   Wings & Wheels Show [PPR] 01245-329358
19 Popham   Beagle Fly-in 01256-397733
19 Turweston   BPBC Bulldog 50th Anniv Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
24-26 Damyns Hall   Music Festival [Airfield Closed]  
25-26 Duxford   Air Festival  
25-26 Fenland   BAeA Aerobatics Competition  
25-26 Old Buckenham   LAA & Homebuilt Fly-in & Aerojumble & Meet the LAA [PPR]  
25-31 Sutton Bank   Vintage Glider National Rally  
25-Jn 2 Aston Down   BGA Gliding Competition  
25-Jn 7 Isle of Man   Manx TT Motor Cycle Races [see Notams]  
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  
8 Duxford   VAC Bonus Day [PPR-slots] 01223-833376
8-9 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Charity Flying Weekend  
9 Cosford   RAF Air Show  
9 Popham   Sport Cruiser Fly-in 01256-397733
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  
18-22 Ascot   Royal Ascot Horse Race Meeting  
20-23 Sywell   BAeA Aerobatics British Adv Ch’ships  
22-23 Turweston   Air Britain Classic Fly-in  
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
22-23 Eshott   Big North Fly-in & Meet the LAA [PPR]  
22-30 Bidford on Avon   BGA Gliding Competition  
23 Old Buckenham   American Fly-in [PPR]  
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
29-30 Breighton   VAC 55th Birthday Fly-in [PPR]  
29-Jn 7 Shenington   BGA Gliding Competition  
         
  JULY      
3-7 Henley   Royal Rowing Regatta  
4-7 Goodwood   Festival of Speed  
5-7 Saltby   BAeA Glider Aerobatics Competition  
6 Compton Abbas   Aeronca Club US Classics Fly-in  
6-7 Swansea Bay   Wales National Sea Front Air Show  
6-7 Headcorn   Battle of Britain Air Show  
6-7 Fenland   BAeA Aerobatics Competition  
6-7 Cosford   RAFM Large Model Air Show  
7 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Military Air Show  
7 Popham   LAA Andover Strut & Gyro Fly-in 01256-397733
7 Seething   Battle of the Bands Music Event (Airfield Closed)  
11-13 Newmarket   July Festival Horse Race Meeting  
12-14 Silverstone   Car Race F1 British Grand Prix  
13 Chelsfield, Orpington   Village Fair with Air Show  
13-14 Duxford   Flying Legends Air Show  
13-14 Sleap   BAeA Aerobatics Competition  
13-21 Husbands Bosworth   BGA Gliding Competition  
13-21 Booker   BGA Gliding Competition  
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  
20-27 Bicester   BGA Gliding Competition  
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  
26-28 Sunderland   Sea Front Air Show  
27 East Fortune   Museum Scotland Air Show  
27 Compton Abbas   Vans RV Fly-in  
27-28 Old Buckenham   Old Buck Air Show  
27-28 Stow Maries   Stow At War [PPR] 01245-329358
27-Au 3 Sutton Bank   Vintage Glider Int'nal Rally  
28 Halfpenny Green   LAA West Midlands Strut Fly-in & Meet the LAA  
30-Au 3 Goodwood Racecourse   Horse Racing Festival  
         
  AUGUST      
1-3 Conington   BAeA Aerobatics British Int Ch’ships  
3 Duxford   LAA Bonus Day  
3-11 Lasham   BGA Gliding Competition  
3-11 Husbands Bosworth   BGA Gliding Competition  
3-11 Keevil   BGA Gliding Competition  
4 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Family Air Show  
4 Lundy Island   Fly-in [PPR essential] 01752-406660/ 07805-805679
7 Popham   Starlight Childrens Charity Event [closed to other aircraft] 01256-397733
8 Old Warden   DH Moth Club Gathering  
8-11 Ashton Court   Bristol Balloon Fiesta  
9-11 Newbury   Retro Festival inc Airshow  
10-11 Headcorn   Combined Ops Military & Air Show  
11 Popham   Motor Cycle Mega-Meet & Fly-in 01256-397733
10-12 Whitby   Whitby Regatta  
10-17 Cowes   Cowes Week Yacht Races  
15-18 Eastbourne   Airbourne Seafront Air Show  
16-18 Perth   Scottish AC Fly-in & Meet the LAA 01738-550055
17 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Flying Proms  
17 Compton Abbas   Microlight Fly-in  
17-18 Leicester   BAeA Aerobatics Competitions (inc RVs)  
17-18 Newark   Museum Copter Fest 01636-707170
17-25 Nympsfield   BGA Gliding Competition  
17-25 Dunstable   BGA Gliding Competition  
18-25 Pocklington   BGA Gliding Competition  
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  
1-7 Aboyne   BGA Gliding Competition  
6-8 Southport   Sea Front Air Show  
6-8 Foxlands Farm, Cosby, Leics   Victory Show [PPR]  
7 Bodmin   LAA Cornwall Strut Fly-in 01752-406660
7-8 Shobdon   US Classics Fly-in  
7-8 Sherburn   BAeA Aerobatics Competition  
7-8 Headcorn   Southern Model Air Show  
8 Popham   Auster Fly-in 01256-397733
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
21-22 Duxford   Battle of Britain Air Show  
21-22 Lasham   BAeA Glider Aerobatics Intro Training  
22 Compton Abbas   Pooley's Day Fly-in [PPR with Pooleys]  
22 Popham   Solent Av Soc Fly-in 01256-397733
28 Headcorn   LAA Kent Strut Fly-in & Meet the LAA  
         
  OCTOBER      
6 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show  
6 Old Buckenham   Vintage Fly-in [PPR]  
12 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
13 Popham   End of Season Fly-in 01256-397733
26-27 Newark   Museum 1940s Weekend 01636-707170
27 Turweston   VAC All Hallows Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
         
  NOVEMBER      
5-7 Farnborough   Vertical Flight Exhib & Conf (ex Helitech)  
10 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
10 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR] 01245-329358
24 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
         
  DECEMBER      
7 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in  
         

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