Weston Air Festival & Armed Forces Day 2017 Preview

This years air festival combines with the Armed Forces Day event and will feature some fantastic air displays as well as plenty of ground attractions including the armed Forces. This event is being held on Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th June at Weston-Super-Mare in Somerset.

Please visit the Official Website and Twitter Feed

(F) – Flying (FP) – Flypast (S) – Static (SP) – Support (T) – Taxi Demo (V) – Visitor

Royal Air Force

  • Avro Lancaster B.I – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (F)
  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 – No. 29(R) Squadron
  • Hawker Hurricane Mk. IIC – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (F)
  • The Red Arrows – 9 BAe Hawk T.1A (F)
  • Supermarine Spitfire – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (F)

Royal Norwegian Air Force

  • PZL-Mielec SBLim-2 – Royal Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron (F)

Classic Jets & Cold War Era Types

  • BAC Strikemaster Mk. 82A – NWMAS Ltd (F)
  • De Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen FAW.2 – Fly Navy Heritage Trust/NavyWings (F)
  • Westland Gazelle HT Mk. 2/3s x2 – The Gazelle Squadron (F)
  • Westland Whirlwind HAR Mk. 10 – Lift West (F)

Warbirds

  • Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A – Plane Sailing (F)
  • North American P-51D Mustang – Hangar 11 (F)
  • Supermarine Spitfire – TBC (F)

Civilian

  • The Blades – 4 Extra EA-300LPs (F) Sunday
  • Breitling Wingwalkers – 2 Boeing-Stearman Kaydets (F)
  • Extra EA-330SC – Mark Jefferies (F)
  • OTTO The Helicopter – Schweizer 300C (F)
  • Pitts S-1S Special – Lauren Richardson (F)
  • Pitts S-2S Special – Richard Goodwin (F)
  • RotorSport UK Calidus – Gyro Air Displays (F)
  • Slingsby T.67 Firefly – Tom Cassells (F)
  • Team Raven – 6 Vans RV-4/8s (F)
  • TRIG Aerobatic Team – 2 Pitts S-1D Specials (F)
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