If you haven’t yet made plans for this weekend, two of the UK’s biggest air shows are scheduled for this weekend:
RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2013 at Somerset. The Royal Navy’s biggest air show of the year will feature extensive air and ground displays which include an extensive 5 hour flying display featuring civilian and military operated historic, classic and modern aircraft types. Part of the display will involve Yeovilton based Commando Sea King and Lynx helicopters along with other Maritime Squadrons demonstrating their capabilities in a Commando Assault Demonstration which will include plenty of pyrotechnics. Do note that advance tickets are now only available from local ticker agents before Saturday.
The Whole Weekend
Wales National Airshow at Swansea, Wales. Wales’s premier air show will feature participation from the Royal Air Force, Navy and Army along with the Red Arrows, RedBull Matadors, the Typhoon, Breitling Wingwalkers and much more. The ground displays will be open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm each day while the timetable for the air display can be found here.
Flying Legends 2013 at IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Considered Europe’s premier warbird air show, Flying Legends attracts aircraft from across Europe and even from the USA. Tickets are available only at the gate and grant access to the entire IWM site as well as to all on site exhibition areas and hangars.
North Coates Classic Wings & Wheels at North Coates Airfield, Lincolnshire. A fly-in and classic cars will be on show at the North Coates Airfield this weekend.