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AIRSHOW NEWS: Red Arrows Display Dates 2017

The RAF Red Arrows have released their display dates for 2017:- June 3rd-4th – Torbay Airshow 9th – Finalnd 100 Anniversary Airshow, Helsinki, Finland 11th – RAF Cosford Air Show 17th-18th – Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Day 24th – Scarborough Armed Forces Day 29th-1st July- Goodwood Festival of Speed July 1st-2nd – Wales National Airshow, Swansea 8th – RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 9th – Flying Legends, Duxford 14th-16th – Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford 16th – F1 Grand Prix, Silverstone 21st-23rd – Sunderland International Airshow 22nd – Scotland’s National Airshow, East Fortune 23rd – Holkham Country...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: Aircraft participation is Plane Sailing at Scampton Airshow

It’s a bird…It’s a plane…It’s a flying boat! Get your cameras at the ready as ‘Miss Pick Up’, a 74-year-old Catalina, G-PBYA, will be gracing the skies over RAF Scampton this September as part of the Scampton Airshow’s exciting five-hour flying display. Spectators at the inaugural airshow will be treated to an extraordinary appearance from arguably the most famous and successful fixed-winged seaplane ever built. Displayed by Plane Sailing, the Catalina G-PBYA is one of only a handful of flying boats still in operation today and, like the Scampton airfield itself, Miss Pick Up is steeped in aviation history....

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REVIEW: Gazelle 50th Commemorative Fly-in, Middle Wallop

2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Aérospatiale SA341 Gazelle which has served both the military and civilian aviation world throughout the world, In the UK, the type served with all three armed services providing many military personnel their first taste of rotary flying as well as serving on the frontline with the Army Air Corps where a small number remain in service. The 8th April 2017 saw a commemorative fly-in held at the Army Aviation Centre, Middle Wallop jointly organised by threshold.aero with cooperation of the Museum of Army Flying and the Army Air Corps. Paul Johnson/Flightline UK...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Display Dates 2017

The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight has released its 2017 Display Dates (Please note this list does not include flypasts) May 14th – Abingdon Air & Country Show (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane) 27th – SkyLive Airshow, Durham Tees Valley Airport (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane) 27th – Lancaster, Tank and Military Machines, East Kirkby (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane) 29th – Driffield Vintage Fair and Flying Display  (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane) June 3rd-4th – Torbay Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane) 11th – Welshpool Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire x 2) 11th – RAF Cosford Air Show (Lancaster, Spitfire x 4) 18th – Weston Air Festival...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: Sunderland International Airshow back with a roar

This year the unmistakeable roar of the RAF Typhoon Display Team  will once again ring out at the Sunderland International Airshow. Starting with its traditional spectacular launch at Cliffe Park on the evening of Friday 21 July, this year’s event at Roker and Seaburn continues over the weekend of Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July. The annual Sunderland City Council event attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators to the city’s fantastic coastline. Councillor John Kelly, Portfolio Holder for Public Health, Wellness and Culture, said: “With its fantastic location, friendly atmosphere and display teams looking forward to coming here thanks...

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