8th July 2017, RNAS Yeovilton (HMS Heron), Somerset

Last updated: April 22, 2017 at 11:29 am

RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day is the Royal Navy’s premier airshow and showcases the Fleet Air Arm alongside Royal Air Force, British Army and international military participants. There is also the pick of civilian display teams and historic warbirds and jets in an exciting five hour flying display and extensive static park.

The award-winning airshow attracts 35,000 visitors with significant UK and foreign military participation and support from the world’s leading aerospace companies. Air Day continues to build on its success having won Gold at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2013 and Bronze at the national Visit England Awards for Excellence.


Images from 2016 Event

Essential Show Information

SATNAV: BA22 8HB

Official Airshow Website

Ticket Information

Event News/Press Releases


Latest Aircraft Participation

Royal Navy

  • Royal Navy Historic Flight – Fairey Swordfish I (F)

Royal Air Force

  • Red Arrows – BAE Systems Hawk T1 x 9 (F)
  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (F) 29(R) Sqn
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Avro Lancaster B1 (F)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Supermarine Spitfire (F)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight  – Hawker Hurricane IIc (F)

British Army

  • AgustaWestland WAH-64D Apache AH1 (F) AHDT
  • AgustaWestland WAH-64D Apache AH1 (S)

Belgian Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F) F-16 Demo Team

Czech Air Force

  • SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (F)
  • Aero Vodochody L-159 ALCA x 2 (F) 
  • Aero Vodochody L-159 ALCA (S)
  • CASA CN295M (TBC)

Royal Jordanian Air Force/Royal Jordanian Airlines

  • Royal Jordanian Falcons – Extra 300L x 4 (F)

Polish Navy

  • Antonov An-28B1R Bryza (S)

Swiss Air Force

  • Patrouille Suisse – Northrop F-5E Tiger II x 6 (F)

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW2 (F) Navywings
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTi (F) Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
  • Westland Whirlwind HAR10 (F) LiftWest

Warbirds

  • Great War Display Team – RAF BE2c (F)
  • Great War Display Team – RAF SE5a x 3 (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Sopwith Triplane (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Avro 504K (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Junkers CL1 x 2 (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Fokker Dr1 x 2 (F)
  • Douglas AD4N Skyraider (F) Kennet Aviation

Civilian

  • Pitts S-2S Special (F) Rich Goodwin

AIRCRAFT” – New Addition, (F) – Flying Display, (S) – Static Display, (F/S) – Flying and Static Display, (FP) – Flypast Only, (V) – Visiting Aircraft, (SP) – Support Aircraft, “AIRCRAFT” & (TBC)Participation To Be Confirmed by Organiser

CREDITS: NavyWings, Great War Display Team, Airshowinfo.hu (Czech AF)Attack Helicopter Display Team (Facebook), Polish Navy, Westland Whirlwind HAR Mark 10 Facebook