1973 to 2010

A look back over the years and the displays I can just about remember going to (without a camera)!



2010 Airshow season

16th May Duxford, UK Spring Air Show

30th May Manston Event (Kent Spitfire)

31st May Southend Airshow (RA)

18th/19th June Luchtmachtdagen Air Show Gilze Rijen AFB (Ali, TS, RA, PDF, PAs)

20th June Airshow (RA)

26th June Biggin Hill Air Fair (RA)

17th/18th July RIAT 2010, RAF Fairford (PS, RA, PDF)

24th July Farnborough Airshow (RA)

07th/8th August Kecskemét AB, Hungary Repülonap / Airshow (PS, TS, ISK, KO, BJT)

14th/15th August Airbourne Airshow (RA)

21st August Shoreham Airshow

29th/30th August Dunsfold Wings and Wheels (RA)

04th September Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow (RA, PDF)

12th September 50 years Frecce Tricolore Rivolto AB, Italy (FrT, PS, PAg, RA, ISK, KO)

02nd/3rd October Festival Aéreo, Barcelona, Spain (PAg, PAs, PDF, PT)


2009 Airshow Season

24th May Southend Airshow

25th May RAF Manston Event (Kent Spitfire)

20th & 21st June - the Big Event, Margate

27th June Reims Air show

28th June Biggin Hill International Air Fair

4th & 5th July Koksijde Airshow

18th & 19th July RIAT 09 RAF Fairford

15th & 16th August 'Airbourne' Eastbourne

22th & 23rd August Shoreham Air Show 2009

30th August Dunsfold Wings & Wheels

19th & 20th September Sanicole Air Show (19th Rehearsals )


2008 Airshow season

26th May RAF Manston Southend (airshow participants)

7th June Biggin Hill Airshow

12-13-14th June, Quebec 100th Celebrations (RA,TB,BA,SB)

11th/12th/13th July RIAT 2008 RAF Fairford (RA, F22) 12th & 13th cancelled

19th/20th July Farnborough International 2008 (RA)

26th July Middle Wallop Air day (RA)

27th July Swanage Carnival regatta (RA)

16th August Kecskemet AB Repülonap / Airshow

19th & 20th August Budapest Red Bull Air Race (BJT)

24th August Shoreham Airshow

31st August Dunsfold Wings & Wheels


2007 Airshow season

14th & 15th July RIAT 2007, RAF Fairford (RA,TB,FRT)

26th August Dunsfold Wings & Wheels (RA)

12th & 13th October 'Sound of Freedom' MCAS Miramar (TB, PA)

4th to 8th December LIMA 2007, Langkawi, Malaysia (RA, SK)


PRE 2007

Now this is where my memory gets a little fuzzy and I have to rely on programmes and photos! No doubt I will miss some but, for ease, I have listed them by show rather than year.

Southend Airshow Numerous incl. 1993, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2006

Airbourne Airshow, Eastbourne Numerous incl. 1994, 2002, 2005, 2007

Shepway Festival, Folkestone Numerous incl 1997,2000, 2003

Biggin Hill Air Fair (May/June) 1973, 1974, 1983,1989

Biggin Hill RAF at home (Sept) 1975, 2004

RAF Waddington International Airshow 2003

Farnborough International 1976, 1978, 1980

Wings & Things, Woodchurch 2005

Rochester Airport 1975 (May), 1975 (Sept), 1976, 1979 (June), 1979 (Sept)

Gravesend Round Table 1986

Duxford (Sept) 1988

West Malling Numerous

RIAT, Greenham Common 1979, 1981

RNAS Yeovilton 2003

Oulton Broad ?


RA - Red Arrows : PdF - Patrouille de France : TB - Thunderbirds : BA - Blue Angels : FRT - Frecce Tricolori : SB - Snowbirds

SK - IAF SURYA KIRAN : BJT - Breitling Jet Team : PAg - Patrouille Aguila : PAs - Patrouille Aspa : PS - Patrouille Suisse

ISK - Team Iskry 'White-and-Red Sparks' : KO - CROAF Krila Oluje 'Wings of Storm'