Events are always subject to change, rescheduling and cancellation
also some events are subject to
NOTAMs or Information Circulars (AICs)

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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.
Also the new CAP1724 on Display Pilot Authorisation
Click here for a link to download PDF copies of these CAPs.
Note new Edition 16 of CAP403 published Jan 2019.

For extensive lists of balloon events, see:

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:
Where announced, these will be included below. All are subject to amendment.
Also there are some other private performances at unpublicised military venues.

5 Gatwick Museum   Threshold Night Photo-Shoot  
5 Davidstow   Microlight Pastie Fly-in [PPR] 01566-781319/
6 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show  
6 Old Buckenham   Vintage Fly-in [PPR]  
6 Seething   Fly-in, BBQ & Control Tower Museum Open Day [PPR] 01508-550453
10 Met Office, Exeter   GASCo/Met Office Weather Decision-Making for GA Seminar  
11-13 Hibaldstow   PRBA Balloon Training Meet  
12 RAF Museum, Hendon   Air Britain AGM  
12 Newark   Museum Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale 01636-707170
12-13 Halfpenny Green   Microlight Fly-in  
13 Popham   End of Season Fly-in 01256-397733
16 Hilton Hotel, Gatwick   Flight Crew Futures Careers Event [Pre-register]  
17 Yeovilton   FAAM Reserve Archives & Small Objects Tours [pre-book] 01935-840565
17 Yeovilton   Navy Wings Threshold Night Photo-Shoot  
20 Coventry   MAM Aviation Fair  
20 Sywell   LAA AGM 01280-846786
24 Burton-on Trent   GASCo Safety Evening  
26-27 Newark   Museum 1940s Weekend 01636-707170
27 Turweston   VAC All Hallows Fly-in [PPR] 01280-705400
27 Fenland   Halloween Fly-in 01406-540330
5-7 Farnborough   Vertical Flight Exhib & Conf (ex Helitech)  
9 Fenland   Pie & Fly Fly-in 01406-540330
10 Old Buckenham   Remembrance Service [PPR]  
10 Stow Maries   Remembrance Service [PPR] 01245-329358
13 Lyneham   GASCo Safety Evening [pre-register]  
14 Old Sarum   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Mid Wales Airport, Welshpool   GASCo Safety Evening  
15-17 Airmyn, Goole   PRBA Humber Bridge Balloon Meet  
16 North Hill GC, Honiton   GASCo Safety Evening  
18 Hamilton Place, London   RAeS Light Aircraft Design Conference [pre-book]  
20 Wickenby   GASCo Safety Evening  
24 Kempton Park Racecourse   Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair 01423-862256
1 Fenland   Christmas Fly-in 01406-540330
5-6 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Reserve Collection Tours [pre-book] 01935-840565
7 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in  
11 Sleap   GASCo Safety Evening  
16 Henstridge   GASCo Safety Evening  
5 Croydon Airport Hallmark Hotel   Aviation Collectors Fair 07973-885754
4 Bristol Aero Club   GASCo Safety Evening  
5 Samlesbury   GASCo Safety Evening  
6 Otley   GASCo Safety Evening  
7 Sandown   GASCo Safety Evening  
13 Snitterfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
15 Reading University   GASCo/RMetS Weather for PPLs Seminar [pre-book]  
19 White Waltham   GASCo Safety Evening  
20 Central London   GASCo Airspace Infringements Awareness Presentation  
26 Earls Colne   GASCo Safety Evening  
5-6 Yeovilton   FAAM Cobham Hall Reserve Collection Tours [pre-book] 01935-840565
10-13 Cheltenham   Horse Racing Festival  
17 North Coates   GASCo Safety Evening  
18 Halfpenny Green   GASCo Safety Evening  
21 North Coates   GASCo Safety Evening  
24 Liverpool Airport   GASCo Safety Evening [pre-register]  
2-4 Aintree   Grand National Horse Race Meeting  
8 Sturgate   GASCo Safety Evening  
10 Bristol Airport   GASCo Safety Evening [pre-register]  
19 K2 Centre, Crawley   Gatwick Air Enthusiasts Fair 01403-252628
21 Cambridge Airport   GASCo Airspace Infringements Awareness Presentation  
2-3 Popham   Microlight Trade Fair 01256-397733
10 Popham   Aero/Auto Jumble Classic Vehicles & Fly-in 01256-397733
15-16 Wycombe - Booker   The Elite Lifestyle Exhibition  
20 Crowfield   GASCo Safety Evening  
11-13 Wycombe - Booker   Aero Expo & Heli UK Expo Tradeshow [pre-register]  
17-19 Fairford   RIAT Military Display 01285-713300
20-24 Farnborough   SBAC Air Show [Public 24]  
24-26 Enstone   BMAA SSDR Rally  
13-16 Eastbourne   Airbourne Seafront Air Show  
4-6 Sywell   LAA National Rally & Exhibition [PPR-slots] 01280-846786
4-6 Ayr   Scottish Int. Sea Front Air Show  

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