ROYAL AERO CLUB
were verified at the time of inclusion in the list, but are
always subject to change,
rescheduling or cancellation, sometimes at short notice.
Also some events are subject to NOTAMs or Information Circulars (AICs)
ALWAYS CHECK BEFORE SETTING OUT
Please tell me of any events you hear about (if possible with on-line contact details such as website or e-mail), so I can add them to the list. I welcome news of air-sport, general aviation and public events such as fly-ins, displays, exhibitions, competitions, etc, anywhere in the world.
any additions or corrections direct to me
and not to the RAeC Secretary's office or the LAA Office or Magazine Editor:
David Wise - firstname.lastname@example.org.
The listing includes some major sports events which generate significant aviation activity, sometimes including temporary heliports or landing strips.
Telephone numbers are for the UK. From other countries, replace first 0 with +44
GASCo are unable to provide their usual Safety
Presentation Evenings due to Covid.
Instead, they are arranging some on-line events, see their website for details.
the requirements and guidance for organising all types of
aviation events in the UK, see CAA publication CAP 403.
Also CAP1724 on Display Pilot Authorisation
Click here for a link to download PDF copies of these CAPs.
For extensive lists
of balloon events, see:
air balloon events festival list
UK Ballooning Calendar - JEM Ballooning
Easy Balloons | Balloon Meets & Events
For an extensive
list of model flying contests and events, see:
the British Model Flying Association calendar.
Aeronautical Society and its local Branches organise an extensive
series of public lectures and conferences on a variety of
These are held at several venues throughout the UK and abroad, see:
Royal Aeronautical Society Events List
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.
Government Coronavirus restrictions are likely to continue.
Several events have been tentatively scheduled but are subject to last minute decisions - always check.
GA flying has resumed as well as gliding and parachuting, though several airfields still have restrictions on spectators and casual visitors by road.
Most larger air shows and events are booking-in-advance only for spectators.
Many events now require evidence of covid vaccination and testing for admission - check before travelling.
Most museums have reopened but subject to restrictions, often requiring pre-booking even when there is no admission charge. Always check websites or phone before visiting.
|15-17||Hibaldstow||PRBA Autumn Gold Training Balloon Meet|
|16-17||Goodwood||Car Circuit Members Meeting [moved from May 15-16]|
|17||Coventry||Midland Air Museum Enthusiasts' Fair|
|26||Turweston||LAA 75th Anniv of ULAA Fly-in [PPR]|
|26 & 31||<nationwide>||LAA 75th Anniv of ULAA Go Flying Days|
|27||Cosford||Threshold RAF Cosford Night Photo-shoot [Pre book]|
|30||St Athan||Threshold S Wales Av Museum Night Photo-shoot [Pre-book] [moved from Mar 27]|
|31||Turweston||Vintage Aircraft Club All Hallows Fly-in & AGM [PPR]|
|31-Nv 12||SEC, Glasgow||COP26 Environment Conference [airspace restrictions likely]|
|3||Yeovilton||Threshold FAAM Night Photo-shoot [Pre-book]|
|6||Compton Abbas||Vintage Saturday Fly-in|
|6||Blackpool||Threshold Hangar 42 Spit & Hurri Photo-shoot [Pre-book] [moved from Apr 17]|
|14||Kempton Park Racecourse||Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair|
|14||Breighton||Remembrance Sunday Service [PPR]|
|14||Stow Maries||Remembrance Parade [PPR by air & road]|
|15||<on line>||RAeS General Aviation Design Conference [Pre-book|
|26-27||Cosford||Threshold RAFM Night Photo-shoot [Pre-book]|
|26-28||Gilberdyke nr Brough||Humber Bridge Balloon Meet|
|4||Compton Abbas||Vintage Saturday Fly-in|
|11||Compton Abbas||Christmas Fly-in|
|16||Perth||ACS Avn Festival of Flight|
|24||Henstridge||LAA Wessex Strut Fly-in & meet the LAA [PPR]||01963-364231|
|3-8||Badminton||Eventing - Badminton Horse Trials|
|13-14||Wycombe - Booker||The Elite Lifestyle & Private Flyer Exhibition [pre-register]|
|14||Sywell||Europa Club Fly-in & Dinner|
|22||K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley||Gatwick Air Enthusiasts Fair|
|2||London - Buckingham Palace||Queen's Birthday Trooping The Colour Fly Past @ 1300|
|3-4||Epsom||Horse Racing Oaks & Derby|
|16-18||Cotswold - Kemble||Aero Expo & RotorTech UK Tradeshow [pre-register]|
|25||Scarborough||National Armed Forces Day Event|
|1-2||Leeds East - Church Fenton||Private Flyer Exhibition [pre-register]|
|2-3||Swansea Bay||Welsh National Sea Front Air Show|
|15-17||Fairford||RIAT Military Display||01285-713300|
|18-22||Farnborough||SBAC Trade Air Show [Public day 22]|
|18-21||Eastbourne||Airbourne Seafront Air Show|
|3-4||Headcorn||Southern Model Show|