Two UK air shows or flying events this weekend

If you are a UK based pilot and you still have no plans this weekend, you might want to consider attending the following air shows or flying events:

Shuttleworth Collection Flying Evening

The flying evening will begin with a historic vehicle parade along the flight line while the flying starts at 6:15 pm and will end at approximately 8:15 pm with the following aircraft expected to take part:

  • Supermarine Spitfire (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight)
  • Hawker Hurricane (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight)
  • Piper Cub Banner tow & pick-up
  • Hawker Hind
  • Hawker Demon
  • SCUD Glider
  • Avro Tutor
  • de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth
  • Gloster Gladiator
  • Fieseler Storch
  • Westland Lysander
  • Eon Primary Glider
  • Sopwith Triplane
  • Bristol F2b Fighter
  • Sopwith Pup
  • SE5a
  • Deperdussin
  • Bristol Boxkite
  • Bleriot
  • Avro Triplane
  • Blackburn Monoplane Type-D

Online bookings in advance are £15 for adults and £20 on event day with accompanied children being free up to 16 years. And if you cannot attend this weekend, the next flying event will be Sunday, May 19th.

For more information:

Shuttleworth Brochure 2013The Shuttleworth Collection
Shuttleworth (Old Warden) Aerodrome
Nr. Biggleswade,
Bedfordshire
SG18 9EP
Telephone: +44 (0)1767 627927
Fax: +44 (0)1767 627329

Website: http://www.shuttleworth.org

The Abingdon Air & Country Show

Sunday is the Abingdon Air & Country Show and there will be flying displays involving the following aircraft:

  • DC3 Dakota
  • P51 Mustang (Hangar 11′s)
  • Gnat
  • RV8tors display team (2x RV8)
  • Bulldog
  • Silence Twister solo
  • Breitling Wingwalkers x2
  • Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Avro Lancaster
  • North American T28 Fennec
  • Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance EC-135 Helicopter Flythru.
  • Army Air Corp Lynx
  • Hurricane Mk1 (Peter Vachers)
  • Royal Air Force Tristar tanker (216sqn, RAF Brize Norton)
  • Harvard
  • Jet Provost T5

Full details about the aircraft on display can be found here.

Ticket prices are the following: Adult £15, OAP £10, 5-15 year olds are £5, under 5 year olds are free (parking is also free). For more information:

Abingdon Airfield
(Dalton Barracks)
Oxfordshire
OX13 6JQ

Website: http://www.abingdonairandcountry.co.uk

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