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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Phone 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.


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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      
  AUGUST      
24-25 Clacton   Sea Front Air Show [inc Red Arrows]  
24-26 Dartmouth   Regatta River Front Air Show  
24-27 Saltby   Glider Aerobatics Competition  
25 Duxford   IWM Photography Day  
25 Sidmouth   Sidmouth Regatta [inc Red Arrows]  
25-27 Silverstone   Motor Cycle British Grand Prix  
25-27 Laverstoke nr Overton   Car Fest South Charity Event [inc Red Arrows 26]  
26 Henstridge   Charity Wings & Wheels Event 01963-364231
26 Bodmin   Action Stations Wings & Wheels & FOG Charity Disabled Veterans Flying Day 01208-821419
26-27 Dunsfold   Wings & Wheels Show [inc Red Arrows]  
26-27 Sandown   Spamfield Microlight Fly-in  
26-27 Beverley   Hull AC Fly-in  
26-27 Rhyl   Sea Front Air Show [inc Red Arrows 27]  
26-27 Broomfield, Montrose   Montrose Heritage Centre Fly-in [PPR] 07932-089595/ 07985-039718
26-28 Detling Showground   Military Odyssey Show  
26-28 Fir Park, Market Rasen   Charity Wings & Wheels Show [PPR] 07816-326368
26-Sp 3 Sutton Bank   Vintage Glider Meet & Slingsby Rally  
27 Little Gransden   Charity Air Show  
27 Barton   City Airport Pride in Aviation Fly-in  
27 Stow Maries   "For The Love Of The Land" Event [PPR] 01245-329358
27 Bruntingthorpe   Museum Cold War Jets Open Days  
27-28 North Coates   Summer Fly-in 01472-388850
27-28 Uffington   Country Show & Air Show  
28 Hugh Town, Isles of Scilly   Island Festival [inc Red Arrows]  
28 Aylsham   Country Show [inc BBMF]  
31-Sp 2 Conington   Aerobatics Sport & Int British Ch'ships  
31-Sp 3 Bournemouth   Sea Front Air Show [Inc Red Arrows]  
         
  SEPTEMBER      
1-3 Sywell   LAA National Rally & Exhibition [PPR-slots] 01280-846786
1-3 Ayr   Sea Front Scottish Air Show (static at Prestwick) [inc Red Arrows 3]  
2 Sutton Meadows   Cambs Microlight Club Fly-in [PPR] 01353-778446 / 07799-545705
2-3 Portrush   Airwaves NI Int. Sea Front Air Show [inc Red Arrows]  
2-3 Beccles   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
2-3 Sandown   Island Idyll Microlight Competition  
3 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Heritage Air Show  
3 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
3 Sturgate   Lincs AC Autumn Fly-in 01427-838305
3 Kirkbride   Kirkbride Flyers At Home Day 07710-672087
3-9 Aboyne   Gliding Competition - Regionals  
7 Royal Aero Soc, London   RAeS Lecture - Evolution of GA & Light Aircraft  
7-10 Sackville Lodge   Grass Roots Balloon Meet  
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 Scampton   RAF Charity Air Show [inc Red Arrows]  
9-10 Headcorn   Southern Model Show  
10 Popham   Auster Fly-in 01256-397733
10 Little Snoring   McAully FG Fly-in  
10 Duxford   IWM BMAA Bonus Day [PPR-slots] 01223-833376
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  
14-17 Longleat House   Sky Safari Balloon Meet  
15-17 Southport   Sea Front Air Show  
15-17 Naburn Lock, York   PRBA Balloon Meet  
16 Compton Abbas   Big Breakfast Fly-in [PPR]  
16 Lee-on-Solent   Daedalus Centenary Event  
16 Bodmin   FOG Charity Bader Braves Childrens Flying Day 01752-406660
16-17 Northrepps   Plastic Fantastic Fly-in  
16-17 Leicester   Aerobatics Competition  
16-17 Old Sarum   Centenary Air Show [CANCELLED]  
17 Rougham   Piper & Auster Fly-in 07884-326688
17 Stow Maries   Lift Off Tech Festival [PPR] 01245-329358
20 Met Office, Exeter   Weather Decision Making for GA Seminar 01634-200203
22-24 Burton Constable Hall, Yorks   Balloons at Cornucopia Festival  
23 Turweston   VAC Autumn Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
23 Haverfordwest   Pembrokeshire FC Fun Rally Competition  
23-24 Duxford   IWM Autumn Air Show  
23-24 Sywell   Classic Pistons & Props Show  
23-24 Barton   City Airport Autumn Fly-in  
23-24 Alderney   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
23-24 Booker   Whispering Wardrobes Vintage Glider Rally  
24 Popham   Solent Av Soc Fly-in 01256-397733
24 Breighton   Helicopter Fly-in [PPR]  
24 Southend   Vulcan Restoration Trust Open Day  
         
  OCTOBER      
1 Old Sarum   Airfield Centenary Homebuilt & Vintage Fly-in  
1 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Racers Air Show  
1 Old Buckenham   French Fly-in [PPR]  
3 Bidford-on-Avon   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
5 Carlisle   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
6-8 Thornton-le-Dale, N Yorks   Autumn Gold Balloon Meet  
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
14 Barton   Charity Night Photo-shoot [Advance Tickets Only]  
21 Old Sarum   Air Britain AGM  
22 Sywell   LAA AGM 01280-846786
28 Bicester   GASCo Safety Presentation Evening  
         
  NOVEMBER      
5 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
12 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
12 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR] 01245-329358
16 Blackbushe   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  
         
  DECEMBER      
2 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in [PPR]  
3 Old Sarum   BDAC Museum Vintage Sunday Fly-in  
         

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