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 are listed on:
(Note that for 2019, Red Arrows are touring north America from mid July to end August -
a few UK events have been rescheduled to June to accommodate this)
Where announced, these will be included below. All are subject to amendment.
Also there are some other private performances at unpublicised military venues.

12 Guernsey   Guernsey Air Show  
12 Jersey   Jersey Air Show  
12-15 Lasham   BAeA Glider Aerobatic National Ch’ships  
12-15 Longleat   Sky Safari Exclusive Cup Balloon Festival  
13-15 Goodwood   Revival Meeting  
14 Bodmin   LAA Cornwall Strut Fly-in 01752-406660/ 07805-805679
14 Sandtoft   1940s Day 01427-872034
14 Sywell   Young Aviators Day  
14-15 Glenforsa, Mull   Vintage Fly-in  
14-15 Rougham   Control Tower Museum Open Day & Fly-in [PPR] 07763-148640
15 Stow Maries   Heritage Open Day [PPR] 01245-329358
15 Lee-on-Solent   Hover Museum Hovershow & H'craft Service from Ryde  
20-22 Yeldingham, N Yorks   PRBA Splash & Dash Balloon Meet  
21-22 Duxford   Battle of Britain Air Show [advance tickets only]  
21-22 Lasham   BAeA Glider Aerobatics Intro Training  
21-22 Sywell   Classic Pistons & Props Show  
21-22 Alderney   RRRA Handicap Air Race  
21-22 Weston-super-Mare   Helicopter Museum Behind-The-Scenes Spotters Weekend  
21-22 Thruxton   Circuit Race Meeting Airfield Closed  
21-22 Old Warden   Shuttleworth Model Flying Event  
22 Compton Abbas   Pooley's Day Fly-in [PPR with Pooleys]  
22 Popham   Solent Av Soc Fly-in 01256-397733
27-29 York Racecourse   York Balloon Fiesta  
27-29 North Weald   Jet Fest  
28 Headcorn   LAA Kent Strut Fly-in & Meet the LAA  
5 Gatwick Museum   Threshold Night Photo-Shoot  
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
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
20 Coventry   MAM Aviation Fair  
20 Sywell   LAA AGM 01280-846786
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
14 Old Sarum   GASCo Safety Evening  
15-17 Airmyn, Goole   PRBA Humber Bridge Balloon Meet  
18 Hamilton Place, London   RAeS Light Aircraft Design Conference [pre-book]  
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  

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