ROYAL AERO CLUB

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

UNITED KINGDOM

Events 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.

Please e-mail any additions or corrections direct to me
and not to the RAeC Secretary's office or the LAA Office or Magazine Editor:
David Wise -
dave.wise@btinternet.com.

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


Do not bulk copy information from here onto other websites.
Instead, please provide a link from your site.
If you re-publish information from this list in magazines, please give
a credit to David Wise and the
http://events.royalaeroclub.org web-site.


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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.

GASCo Events.


For 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:
hot air balloon events festival list (not updated for 2021)
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.


The Royal Aeronautical Society and its local Branches organise an extensive series of public lectures and conferences on a variety of aviation topics.
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:
https://www.raf.mod.uk/display-teams/
https://navywings.org.uk/home/events/
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.

 

  2021      
  OCTOBER      
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]  
         
  NOVEMBER      
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  
         
  DECEMBER      
4 Compton Abbas   Vintage Saturday Fly-in  
11 Compton Abbas   Christmas Fly-in  
         
  2022      
  JANUARY      
         
         
  FEBRUARY      
         
         
  MARCH      
         
         
  APRIL      
16 Perth   ACS Avn Festival of Flight  
24 Henstridge   LAA Wessex Strut Fly-in & meet the LAA [PPR] 01963-364231
         
  MAY      
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  
         
  JUNE      
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  
         
  JULY      
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]  
         
         
  AUGUST      
18-21 Eastbourne   Airbourne Seafront Air Show  
         
         
  SEPTEMBER      
3-4 Headcorn   Southern Model Show  
         
         
  OCTOBER      
         
         
  NOVEMBER      
         
         
  DECEMBER      
         
         

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