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AIRSHOW NEWS: Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Demo Team to fly at RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day

One of the world’s most dynamic and powerful solo fast jet displays becomes RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day’s first confirmed flying participant. The Royal Canadian Air Force’s CF-18 Hornet Demonstration Team is making its first UK appearance in ten years and its first Air Day visit in decades. Canada’s display Hornet is just part of the substantial international line-up now taking shape as discussions with various nations progress. The twin-engined, twin-tailed Hornet is a potent modern day multirole fighter that Canada has operated since the early 1980s. At the sharpest end of the Royal Canadian Air Force, it is...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: First warbirds join RAF100 celebrations at RAF Cosford Air Show

As we fast approach Christmas, organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show have recently announced details on three aircraft due to display at next year’s event on Sunday 10th June. Visitors to the Air Show, which celebrates the Royal Air Force’s centenary, will be treated to a flying display from a rare Supermarine Spitfire PRXI. This version of the Spitfire was a photo-reconnaissance aircraft, designed to operate at high altitudes and high speeds, painted blue rather than the traditional camouflage pattern. The particular aircraft which will be on display on Sunday 10th June will be Spitfire PL965, which was...

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2018 Pre-Season Flying Display Symposium – Registration

The 2018 MAA/CAA/BADA Pre-Season Flying Display Symposium will be held 14-15 February 2018 in the Tech School (previously the Defence Capability Centre) at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham. Registration is now open for the 2018 Pre-Season Flying Display Symposium. For the event in February, the CAA will be responsible for registering all civilian delegates and will run on-line registration & payment from,-events-and-activities/Display-symposia-events/ The aim of the symposium is to prepare those involved in the delivery of the 2018 display season. The symposium will be workshop and clinic focused, allowing delegates to choose from a variety of subjects, depending on which are of most interest and...

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AIRSHOW NEWS: New Team at R5 Air Displays!

R5 Air Displays has been at the leading edge of the UK air display scene since the early 2000s. with events being managed throughout the UK and, more recently, overseas. Up until now Mike Wood has been the Principal importing a raft of expertise to support the ever growing number of prestigious events. In addition to supporting ‘normal’ air displays R5, working closely with the CAA, have been at the forefront of innovation producing such items as the ‘Falling Stars’ which are popular at music festivals. December marks a turning point for R5 Air Displays Ltd with Mike (now...

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Hayward Aviation

The British Air Display Association is supported by Hayward Aviation

Upcoming events:

  • Wed

    Pre-season Air Display Flying and Training symposium 2018

    Defence Academy, Shrivenham
  • Sat

    BADA Expo, Training and AGM (ETA)

    IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

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