Posts Tagged ‘air show’

Southport Air Show 23 & 24 July 2011

Thursday, July 7, 2011 13:28 Comments Off

The Southport Air Show gets underway on Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 July. Making an appearance at the 20th anniversary of the show will be a selection of aircraft including: military, heritage and civilian aircraft, plus there’s also the fantastic Red Arrows and a rare opportunity to witness the last flying Vulcan Bomber – Saturday [...]

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De Havilland Dragon Rapide pleasure flights from Blackpool Airport

Thursday, May 19, 2011 13:05 Comments Off

If vintage aircraft holds a fascination for you, why not consider booking a flight on a vintage 1930s aircraft this May bank holiday? Classic Flight is returning to Blackpool Airport on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May, offering pleasure flights on a De Havilland Dragon Rapide. Flights cost from £75 per person and will depart [...]

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Last flying Vulcan XH558 on display at Robin Hood Airport

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 14:47 Comments Off

If old planes are your thing, then get yourself along to Robin Hood Airport this Easter weekend. The last flying Vulcan, XH558 has arrived at the airport and will be on display from the viewing gallery at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield every day between the 22nd April (Good Friday) and the 2nd May (11am [...]

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Southampton flyby to mark 75th anniversary of first Spitfire flight

Friday, March 4, 2011 21:16 Comments Off

Visitors to and residents of Southampton will be able to witness a spectacular Spitfire fly past tomorrow, Saturday 5 March 2011, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first ever Spitfire flight. Exactly 75 years to the date of the first flight, the famous ‘Grace Spitfire’ will take to the air, flying over Southampton water. [...]

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Southport air show 18 -19 September 2010

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 21:17 Comments Off

The Southport Air Show – the biggest air show in the North West – gets underway this weekend, Saturday and Sunday 18th and 19th September 2010, at Southport Seafront. More than 80,000 people are expected to visit the show, which is now in its 19th year. In addition to the aircraft displays there will be [...]

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Blackpool Air Display takes off this weekend

Thursday, August 6, 2009 18:50 Comments Off

If you haven’t already sussed, I’m a big fan of the Red Arrows and their fantastic air display. If you’re a fan too, and you’re in the Blackpool region this coming weekend, you can see them perform their latest display between the Central and South Piers in Blackpool this Sunday, 9 August 2009. The Red [...]

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2012 Olympics theme for London City Airport Fun Day

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 9:09 1 Comment

If air shows are your thing, how about a trip to London City Airport on 4 July 2009? This year marks the airport’s 13th annual Fun Day and Air Show and is themed on the airport’s close association with the London 2012 Olympics – Royal Docks is just two miles from the site of the [...]

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Virgin Atlantic teams up with Red Arrows at Biggin Hill Air Fair

Monday, April 27, 2009 21:27 Comments Off

Visitors to this year’s Biggin Hill Air Fair will witness a historic fly past as the Red Arrows team up with Virgin Atlantic. As part of Virgin Atlantic’s 25th birthday celebrations, a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 will fly in a V-formation salute with the Red Arrows on Sunday 28 June 2009. This is a one-off [...]

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