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AIRSHOW NEWS: A Soaring Spectacle at the Duxford Air Show

In an outstanding aerial spectacle, the very best historic andmodern aircraft display in the skies over this famous airfield. Featuring civilian andmilitary aircraft, The Duxford Air Show always presents a fantastically varied programme with some istinctive and popular flying performances.

Flying displays confirmed to date include the world-famous Red Arrows on Sunday 9 September and the BAe Systems Hawk from 208 (R) Squadron at RAF Valley on Saturday 8 September. The Aerostars will be performing stunning aerobatics on Saturday 8 September.

A pair of Tornado GR4s from15 (R) Squadron at RAF Lossiemouth will make their debut appearance at IWM Duxford in the 30th anniversary year of the Tornado entering RAF service. Following its outstanding performance in striking Jubilee colours at The Jubilee Air Show, the Shorts Tucano fromthe Central Flying School Flight at RAF Linton-on-Ouse makes a welcome return at The Duxford Air Show.

Making only its second air show appearance is The Fighter Collection’s P-47 Thunderbolt Snafu which was a highlight of this year’s Flying Legends Air Show.

Performing thrilling flying displays at The Duxford Air Show are the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Dakota, B-17 Flying Fortress Sally B, The Fighter Collection’s Grumman F8F-2P Bearcat and Curtiss H-75A-1 Hawk, two North American T-28 Fennecs (fromRadial Revelations and S Howell), PBY-5A Catalina from Plane Sailing (Saturday 8 September only), a Douglas DC-3 fromDakota Heritage Limited and three Spitfires.

There will also be an appearance by an Antonov AN-2, the largest single-engine bi-plane every produced and still flying.

An eclectic and exciting flying display awaits at The Duxford Air Show.

Purchase your tickets in advance to save 10% and get a free child ticket, which is available with every adult or senior ticket purchased.

This offer is on advance ticket purchases only; it cannot be used on the day of the event.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.iwm.org.uk or by calling the Box Office on 01223 499 353. The

Box Office is open from Monday to Friday from9.30amto 4.30pm.

There is no booking fee but a postage and packing fee applies per transaction.

The Duxford Air Show
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September

Saturday 8 September
Vulcan XH558 – Vulcan to the Sky Trust
F-15E Strike Eagle x 2 flypast – United States Air Force
Hawk – 208 (R) Squadron, RAF Valley
Tornado GR4 x2 – XV(R) Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth
Tucano – CFS Flight, RAF Linton-on-Ouse
Dakota – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, RAF Coningsby
Spitfire IX – Royal Netherlands Air Force Historic Flight
Spitfire V – Historic Aircraft Collection
Spitfire Ia – Aircraft Restoration Company/ Historic Flying Limited
Spitfire IXT – Aircraft Restoration Company/ Historic Flying Limited
Spitfire XVI – Richard Lake
Hispano Buchon (Messerschmitt Bf 109) – Aircraft Restoration Company/ Historic Flying Ltd/ R Lake
Bucker Jungmann – Skytricks
RE8 – The Vintage Aviator Limited
Albatros DV.a – The Vintage Aviator Limited
Hurricane – Historic Aircraft Collection
B-17 Flying Fortress Sally B – B-17 Preservation
Curtiss Hawk 75 – The Fighter Collection
Grumman F8F Bearcat – The Fighter Collection
P-47 Thunderbolt – The Fighter Collection
Catalina – Plane Sailing
Douglas C-47 Skytrain – Dakota Heritage Ltd
North American T-28 – Radial Revelations
Yak 50 x 6 – Aerostars Aerobatic Formation
Gnat x 2 – Gnat Display Team
Antonov An-2 – Antonov An-2 Club
Nieuport 17 – Rob Gauld –Galliers
Fokker DrI – John Day
Lockheed T-33 – Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
Swordfish – Royal Navy Historic Flight, RNAS Yeovilton

On static display:
De Havilland Dragon Rapide – D & M Miller
F-86 Sabre – Golden Apple Operations
Junkers Ju-52 – Imperial War Museums
Hawk – 208 Squadron, RAF Valley
Tucano – CFS Flight, RAF Linton-on-Ouse
Douglas DC-3 – All Planes

Sunday 9 September
Hawk x 7 – Red Arrows, RAF Scampton
F-15 Strike Eagle x 2 flypast – United States Air Force
F-16 Fighting Falcon x 2 flypast – Royal Norwegian Air Force
Vampire x 2 – Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
Hawk – 208 (R) Squadron, RAF Valley
Tornado GR4 x 2 – XV (R) Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth
Dakota – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, RAF Coningsby
Spitfire IX – Royal Netherlands Air Force Historic Flight
Spitfire V – Historic Aircraft Collection
Spitfire Ia – Aircraft Restoration Company/ Historic Flying Ltd
Spitfire IXT – Aircraft Restoration Company/ Historic Flying Ltd
Spitfire XVI – Richard Lake
Hispano Buchon (Messerschmitt Bf 109) – Aircraft Restoration Company/ Historic Flying Ltd/Richard Lake
Bucker – Jungmann Skytricks
Re.8 – The Vintage Aviator
Albatros DV.a – The Vintage Aviator
Hurricane – Historic Aircraft Collection
B-17 Flying Fortress Sally B – B-17 Preservation
Curtiss Hawk 75 – The Fighter Collection
Grumman F8F Bearcat – The Fighter Collection
P-47 Thunderbolt – The Fighter Collection
Douglas C-47 Skytrain – Dakota Heritage Limited
North American T-28 – Radial Revelations
Yak 50 x 6 – Aerostars Aerobatic Formation
Gnat x 2 – Gnat Display Team
Antonov An-2 – Anotonov An-2 Club
Nieuport 17 – Rob Gauld-Galliers
Fokker DrI – John Day
Swordfish – Royal Navy Historic Flight, RNAS Yeovilton
de Havilland Dragon Rapide – D & M Miller

On static display:

Catalina – Plane Sailing
F-86 Sabre – Golden Apple Operations
Junkers Ju52 – Imperial War Museums
Hawk – 208 Squadron, RAF Valley
Douglas DC-3 – All Planes

 

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