The BADA membership covers a wide range of roles with the UK Air Display Industry from Displays Pilots and Flying Display Directors to those that look after the vital Health and Safety aspects and legal cover for large scale events. It also includes many of the important support organisations as well as the media that help make the UK a leader amongst global air displays.

BADA Membership List

Corporate Members


Airshow performer and organiser. Warbird operator, maintainer and broker. We specialise in Aerobatic and Wingwalking.

Driffield Vintage Fair & Air Display

Fundraising and community event supporting Air Cadet Squadrons in East Yorkshire, local and Uk charities.

Aero Fire & Rescue Ltd

Aero Fire & Rescue Ltd pride themselves in providing a professional, individually tailored solution to all your specialist fire cover and support service requirements. “We provide a personal tailored service.” We cover a wide spectrum of services for event organisers, the film and television industry and other commercial operators. We offer extensive experience in both the firefighting industry and film and event support at competitive rates. With access to contemporary vehicles, the highest standard of equipment, professional experienced crew and safety advisors. Aero Fire & Rescue Ltd can offer a dynamic service for all clients both in the UK & Overseas. We are reliable professionals with over 20 years of experience, We listen to our customers and work with them to address their needs through innovative solutions.


Historic Aircraft Owner/operator and event prducers

Benjamin Perkins

Flight Experiences and Displays

AHA Events

Commercial partners of RNAS Yeovilton Air Days.

Terry Herbert

Air Show Pyrotechnics and Special Effects incorporating Ground Attack, Strafing, Anti Aircraft Flak Simulation and Bomb Explosions

Andy Armstrong

RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises


Local Authority Council in Northern Ireland


Operator of Antonov AN-2 for air displays and introductory flights

Asa Morrison

GYTABID is a Business Improvement District in Great Yarmouth will the key aim of promoting and developing Tourism and Business in Great Yarmouth, It is Planning an Airshow for 15th - 18th June 2017

Julian Bray

As CEO of a public affairs corporation, Leadenhall Associates, Julian Bray was a consultant to international corporations, airlines, and Governments. He was for several years an international adviser to Romano Prodi, the former Italian Premier and former European Commission president, and was a consultant to the Alitalia group, a part of IRI, the Italian State Holding Company. He edited the international edition of the airlines safety and operations service manual, and handled air major incidents and victim support. He has advised several Governments on rescue and recovery strategies, and acted as an independent facilitator between organisations and the world media. He is well known as a expert witness and media commentator. Keynote Lecturer, Broadcaster, Convention Host, Event & Air Show Commentator. Special Events Radio and Television Services . Outside Broadcast rigs supplied to show organisers and ISDN LIVE & DAB Broadcast facilities. Commentary Booth Turnkey Operations with Coles (Ribbon) Lip Mics and GLENSOUND GSGC5 ISDN LINKS. For 2016/7 NEW CAA REGULATIONS AIR SHOW RISK ASSESSMENT PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS / AIR SHOW COMMENTARY COMPLIANCE : PUBLIC (AIR SHOW) COMMENTATORS REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS PACKAGES CREATED AND COMPLIANCE REPORTS PRODUCED. PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEMS MUST NOW FULLY COVER ALL PUBLIC ACCESS AREAS, NOT JUST THE TRADITIONAL AIR SHOW FLIGHT LINE [3} Courtesy

B-17 Preservation Ltd

Sally B

Ben Hardy

Our services encompass assessment, definition, acquisition, allocation, direction, control, analysis of time, finance, people, products, services and other resources.


2Excelaviation Ltd

Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Tourism is part of the Bournemouth Borough Council. We organise the annual Bournemouth Air Festival which includes a free seafront based air display over 4 days.

T Bailey

Living museum and owner/operator of post WW2 vintage aircraft including ex military jets for Display, training, education, Film and promotion


The Royal Naval Air Station at Culdrose, Helston, Cornwall. Home of 9 Royal Naval Air Squadrons - the Hawks of 736, Avengers of 750 and Scan Eagle Maritime UAV of 700X. Rotary Wing Merlin Mk2's from 814, 820, 824 and 829 Squadrons, with Sea Kings from 771 and 849.

Daniel Garlick

Goodwood - Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival - large motorsport events with air displays as part of content.

Peter Johnson

On behalf of Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta



Event Fire Solutions

We are an independent Fire and Rescue and medical Service that can play an integral role focusing on both life safety and operational resilience in the pursuance of protecting people, brand and customer experience at any event, small or large. Our professionalism, staff and pro-active approach ensure that Event Fire Solutions are a current and modern Fire and Rescue Service provider capable of meeting any on-going regulatory requirements in numerous industry sectors. Our winning combination of a can-do attitude and will-do service guarantees that we will provide the resources appropriate to the scale and standards needed including medical, in accordance with Health & Safety Regulations. Our bespoke service is based on a partnership ethos and comprehensive risk analysis that ensures Safe Systems of Work and delivers an effective response to achieve any operational objectives.

Farnborough International

Farnborough International Air Show Organiser

Samantha Williams

Air Show Commentator and PR Consultant


Swift Aerobatic Display Team


A display team performing mock dogfights with up to 10 replica Great War aircraft.

Great British Air Shows

Great British Air Shows offer the complete air-side Air Show and Air Display Management Service. We willingly shoulder both the extensive organisation and responsibilities required when arranging public and private air shows/displays.

Hayward Aviation

Hayward Aviation specialise in Aviation insurance including Airshows. Nigel Foster has been a Lloyds aviation Insurance broker for 33 years. Hayward Aviation arrange approximately 50% of all general aviation fixed wing and 90% of all rotor wing in the UK.


A busy GA airfield that also produces a number of events through the year

Oliver Wheeldon

The Heritage Aircraft Trust is a UK registered Charity (No. 1134981 – registered in 2010), which promotes itself under the Gnat Display Team brand. It has the following charitable objectives: TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT GNAT AND OTHER HISTORIC AIRCRAFT AS HSTORIC AIRCRAFT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC AND TO DEMONSTRATE AND DISPLAY SUCH AIRCRAFT AT PUBLIC EVENTS AND TO CONSERVE THEM AS HERITAGE ASSETS TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN GNAT AND OTHER HISTORIC AIRCRAFT The Folland Gnat aircraft has a unique space in British aviation history. Most famously used by the Royal Air Force Red Arrows aerobatic team, it was also used to train more than 1400 fast jet pilots for the RAF. Given its supersonic speeds and superb handling capabilities, it was also used as a fighter jet by several foreign Air Forces. The Charity maintains and displays 3 Folland Gnat aircraft. The team is already well-established in its 6th season of airshow displays, and includes Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved engineers who run the Charity’s own authorised maintenance company maintaining the jets, as well as experienced volunteer pilots who all hold CAA Airshow Display Authorisations. The Charity also consists of five volunteer Charity Trustees, who manage the operations of the Charity on a day to day basis. Primary airshow contact: Oliver Wheeldon Tel: 07880 506144 For media, PR, sponsorship and airshow liaison, please contact: Samantha Waller Tel: 07967 226 376 Postal Address: Gnat Display Team Hangar 4a North Weald Airfield Epping Essex CM16 6HR United Kingdom

HIstoric Aircraft Collection

The restoration and display of historic aircraft.

Historic Promotions

Historic Promotions is a prestigious historic motorsport, motoring, aviation and military events company, founded in 2010 by Duncan Wiltshire and Richard Grafton and based at Bicester Heritage. The company organises specialist events throughout the UK, including its flagship event, Flywheel, as well as the Donington Historic Festival, the International Historic Motoring Awards and the Bournemouth Wheels Festival. Flywheel takes place at Bicester Heritage and runs for the second consecutive year on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of July 2016.

Tony De Bruyn

Preserve and perpetuate the history of the OV-10 Bronco and people who designed, built, flew and maintained the aircraft from inception to the present. We currently own and operate two OV-10B Broncos for flying and static displays all around the UK and Europe. Our team consists of trained Crew Chiefs and Cheerleaders, providing ground support and animation.

IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford is a historic airfield and a museum of aviation history

Jersey International AIr Display

An annual seaside show that has been in existence since 1952. It caters for a wide variety of aircraft types and airshow acts.

Jon Gowdy

Aerobatic Display team featuring two-ship aerobatics and evening pyrotechnics.

Dave Poile

Air Display and car show raising money towards the BBC Children in Need appeal and local charities.


City Airport & Heliport are reviving the original “Manchester Airshow” which was last held at Barton Aerodrome in 1994. The 2015 show will be held on Sunday 5th July 2015 and will see a number of flying displays return to the skies above Manchester. The show will comprise of over 10 display acts and will last over 3 hours!

Phil Connolly

'Historic Helicopter Display Team' featuring Bell UH-1H 'Huey 509' and Hughes OH-6A 'Loach 011'. Available for flying displays as individual and/or joint display and for static display at Airshows, Events, for Filmwork, Promotions, etc.

Andrew Morley

Threshold Aviation Events and Enthusiast Resourses


Norwegian Spitfire Foundation. To aquire and operate a Spitfire and other historic aircraft.

Old Flying Machine Company

Operator of Spitfire MH434 for airshow and film flying including engineering works

Old Buckenham Airshow

At few other events can you see the greatest pilots and aircraft flying at the limit, then take to the skies yourself in a WWII legend. But then, very few shows are like the Airshow. Often described as the perfect family day out, the show wins new fans each year amongst aircraft experts and people who've never been to an airshow before. After a very successful 2014 show we're planning an even bigger and better weekend in 2015. We keep innovating each year; in 2014 we launched the Food Village to universal acclaim. You won't find a yellowing burger van on the site, but you will find an enhanced Beer Festival from Norfolk's newest brewery, Taylor's. In 2015 there will be four beers exclusively brewed for, and only on sale during, the Airshow. In 2014 beers commemorated aviation legend Brendan O'Brien and his stunning trailer- top landing (we're in the process of trying to get it recognised as a world record) as well as star-of-the-show, Staggerwing 'High Maintenance'.

Planes TV

Airshow and aviation TV and DVD producers.

Phill O'Dell


RAF Cosford

An official Royal Air Force event, held at RAF Cosford in June annually.

RAF Waddington International Airshow

International Military Air Show

Richard Evans

Vehicle & Golf Buggy Hire

Rolls Royce Heritage Flight

RR Heritage Flight operating and displaying the company MK XIX Spitfire PS853

Sea Vixen Naval Aviation Limited

Keeping Royal Navy aviation heritage alive by displaying historic aircraft to educate the wider public, to inspire future generations and to remember the past.



Sian Davies

County Council

Brendan O'Brien



Local Authority based in Southport, North West. Organisers of the Southport Air Show based on the beach.

Sunderland City Council, Culture & Tourism

To be confirmed

Throckmorton Airshow

The largest Military and Emergency Services show in the UK, raising valuable funds for our chosen charities!

The Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team

Experienced parachutists from The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment's Parachute display team - "The Tigers" - Dropping into the arena, smoke trailing, flags flying, performing amazing formations both in the air and under the parachute. We will be celebrating our 25th anerversary as The Tigers FreeFall Parachute Display Team, we have many various display routines, all dynamic in style and will hold you and your audience captivated throughout the entire routine. With an equally exciting commentary provided by one of the team members. You will have the opportunity to participate in one of the most awe inspiring arena displays, and at the end of the display it does not end there!! We pride ourselves on our after show interaction with our public engadment and event org aniser, this is as important as our display it self. The Tigers are the flagship team for the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, whose seniority stems from the Tangier Regiment of 1661 thus having the distinction of being the senior English Infantry Regiment of the line. Soldiers of the Regiment are recruited from Kent, Surrey, Sussex, London, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands. Members of The Tigers consist of volunteers from various battalions of the regiment. The Tigers perform displays throughout the Uk and Europe. Team Leader Cpl Frank Millerick Teams Officer Commander Capt Ian Wicks

Robert Pleming

Honouring the Past, Inspiring the Future - Maintaining and flying Avro Vulcan XH558 for the benefit of the public, to display the aircraft at public events and to conserve her as a heritage asset in perpetuity; to educate and inspire the young and old in the Vulcan, its historical context, and design, for the benefit of British heritage, historical and technical knowledge; and to raise funds for the above.

W E Audio Ltd

W E Audio Ltd are a Professional Audio Equipment Supplier concentrating in providing services to Concert Touring, Festivals and Major Events within Europe and the United Kingdom. They are market leaders in delivering audio solutions and services to your production, whatever the size, bringing a complete and unique package within the Professional Audio and Public Address markets.



Willie Cruickshank

Wildcat Aerobatics is a formation aerobatic team based out of East Anglia. 2012 was our debut season on the display circuit. For 2013 we have expanded our team and repertoire and will be displaying as a pair of PItts S2B (with spare) and one Zivko Edge enabling us to provide an exciting and entertaining mix of classic close formation and synchro aerobatics punctuated by dynamic gyroscopic and tumbling manoeuvers. Team Pilots are: Al Coutts, Willie Cruickshank, David Jenkins We are available for bookings in all UK geographical regions on weekdays and weekends.

Paul Bonhomme

Aerobatic Displays

Jez Hopkinson

We are a 6 ship aerobatics display team. Set up in 1998, first display 1999 and have now displayed in over 12 countries around the world including China and India.

Zisys Events

Event Managers for The Scottish Airshow Event Managers Production – Sound / Light / Video

Individual Members

Kenneth Aarkvisla

Kenneth Aarkvisla, Airline captain Scandinavian Airlines. Display pilot D.H. Vampire and MiG-15. Director/ lead pilot Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron. Airshow organizer (event director, display director)

Adrian Bleese


Adrian Plant

James Black

1. The Antonov AN-2 Club, Owner and Director 2. Avia Special Ltd - aviation consultancy, esp. European general aviation regulations and safety issues, organisation of aviation events; member of EGAST (EASA's GA Safety Team); Board member of ECOGAS (European Council of GA Support) and EAC (European Airshow Council); development of EASA guidance leaflets for Air Display Pilots (just published) and Organisers (in preparation)

Hugh Pierce

Rotary Wing Advisor

Ian Taylor

All aspects of Event Safety, Health & Safety, Emergency Planning and Emergency Management consultancy covering Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Event Management, Emergency Management and Emergency Response Plans for all sizes of events. Qualifications, and many years experience, in Emergency Planning, Spectator Safety Management, Control Room Operations and Tactical Incident Response.I have a background in the emergency services and local authorities and currently work in the NHS. I have a Diploma in Emergency Planning and also in Spectator Safety Management. Aviation experience ranges from large events such as Southend Air Show (10 yrs) ,RAFA Shoreham Air Show (19 yrs) and Victory Show (5 yrs) through to smaller events at Rougham, Lydd, Bentwaters and Tibbenham.

Chris Murray

Chris served in the RAF for just under 35 years as a professional administrator. He retired as a Group Captain and during his career served on operational tours in Northern Ireland, the 1st Gulf War and in Sierra Leone. Chris retired from the Service to joint the RAFCTE initially as Deputy Director Ground Operations and then on promotion in 2009 to become the Operations Director.

Tom Gibbons


Norm Webster

Al Lockwood

Alan Murphy

Alister Kay

Air Displays including 'The RV8tors' and P-51 'Ferocious Frankie'. The displays are fast paced and often include close formation aerobatics.

Simon Ames

FDD at Biggin Hill Airport continuously from 1964 to 2010 - 47 years. Have also been FDD at Cranfield, Blackpool, Teesside. Humberside, Nottingham Tollerton over the same period. Currently Chairman of the Brooklands Museum Airfield and Flying Operations Committee, also FDD at former RAF Grove.

Andrew Chadwick

Managing Director of A&M Electrical Services (Pudsey) Ltd. DA920 Company Pilot flying the collection at Breighton Aerodrome. Displayed UK and Internationally in a Druine Condor D62B G-AYFC with Smoke!

Andy Preece

Angie Sutton

Events Organiser who specialises in large outdoor events

Charles Sunter

Barney Wainwright

FDD for flypasts and events eg. Armed Forces Day National Event (Plymouth, Nottingham, Stirling), Navy Days Portsmouth, Battle of the Atlantic Liverpool & London. Flybe Captain and Cdr in Royal Navy Reserve. Former RN helicopter pilot.

Barry Neal

BADA Committee Member. Flying Display Organiser, certificated FDD & FCC Member. Guernsey Air Display Organiser & FDD. FCC Member at Dawlish. Previously carried out oversight of military aircraft participation in civilian flying displays at Biggin Hill, Guernsey, Jersey, Shoreham, Southampton, Southport; Display Advisor for the 2000 Royal Military Tattoo, London, and 2002 Queen's Golden Jubilee Visit to the Armed Forces, Portsmouth. Previously FDD at Plymouth & Elvington; FCC at Guernsey, Kemble, Babbacombe. Aviation Safety Associates offers advice and guidance on a wide range of aviation safety issues - including Flying Display Safety & Risk Management.

Barry Tempest

Over 2,300 airshow performances since 1958 in a wide variety of light aeroplanes and gliders. FDD at numerous venues and a member of many FCC's

Barry Sargeant

Ben Dunnell

Ben Dunnell is an experienced airshow commentator and aviation journalist.

Biggin Hill Airport

London Biggin Hill Airport stages the annual Biggin Hill Festival of Flight. It is a single day event in June with a 4 1/2 hour flying display with a capacity advance ticket only audience of 20,000.

Jason Phelan

Flight Operations Department of the Irish Aviation Authority regulates Air Displays in Ireland. The Irish Aviation Authority carries out a range of operational and regulatory functions and services on behalf of the State relating to the safety and technical aspects of civil aviation. The Authority ensures that Irish civil aviation operates to international and European safety standards and systems in accordance with international agreements.

William Dean

Bill Perrins

Private individual

Bob Dixon

Bob is a UK Board Member of the European Airshow Council. whose mission is the promote safety and excellence in Airshows in Europe. Formerly the Executive Director from the formal foundation of the EAC in 2000 until 2014, Bob has organised the EAC Annual convention in Belgium: initially in Hasselt, then Brussels and Antwerp. He has provided consultant advice and practical management involvement in the organisation of airshows in the UK and abroad including Germany, Malta and New Zealand

Bob Pooler

Display pilot. Aerobatic Instructor. Flight Examiner

Peter Borchert

Display Pilot - Solo aerobatics and Formation both to Advanced level. Started Yakovelevs display team with Jez Hopkinson in 1999. Has displayed wide range of types including Tiger Moth, Harvard, Yak 50 and Pitts Special.

Andrew Davenport

Corporate Pilot

Cathy Wayman

I work as a volunteer at Shoreham Airshow every year as the Crew Liaison. Also on the B17 Sally B Groundcrew Team.

Rod Brooking

A display pilot with the Plane Sailing Catalina group.


Pitts Special Displays - solo displays standard level DA

Carolyn Grace

Air Leasing Ltd

Charles Skiera

The European Airshow Council acts the European voice of the wider European Airshow Industry. Striving to promote Excellence and Safety within the industry the EAC brings together Pilots, Organisers, Sponsors and Aviation Authorities from Europe, both from the Military and Civilian world. The EAC assists to shape European Regulation and provide guidance and support to all involved in the Airshow world, with links to ICAS and many large aviation bodies. Charles Skiera has worked in airshows for the last 15 years, with a backgorund in event management and organisation. Having spent 15 years working for the RAF Waddington International Airshow, looking after flying and static displays in terms of Booking, logistics, safety management and approvals as well as Regulatory compliance and Emergency Service Liaison. Charles has links to the Military and the Police and brings many different skill sets to the fore. Charles is available for FCC and FDD work.

Chris Burkett

UK and international aerobatic displays, either solo or as a team member for Twister Aerobatics and for the Global Stars. Daytime and twilight shows with spectacular pyrotechnics as pilot with the Twister Duo. Formation aerobatics worldwide with the Global Stars, flying the G-Force Extra 300S. Highly dynamic precision solo aerobatics, plus a unique double act with a 40% scale radio-controlled model Extra. See for photos and info.

Clacton Airshow

Corinne Dennis

Pitts S-1S aerobatic display (Advanced). Aircraft built by pilot.

Christopher Huckstep

Private UK aerospace and defence Company with worldwide interests, based at Cambridge Airport

David Hall


Daniel Denham

A display pilot with the Yakovlevs aerobatic team

Darren Dupre

Dave Walton

Co-Director of TSA Consulting Ltd, which provides a bespoke specialist air display management service to UK and international clients, focused on delivering all aspects of a professional flying display - from a flypast at a small one day local event or special occasion to the staging of major multi-display international programmes.

David Freestone

Having undertaken many years of voluntary work with the Air Training Corps and organising and supporting associated events, I found myself more and more involved in supporting the Royal Air Force's charitable work and grappling with CAP403, amongst many regs, in the context of organising flying events. I have also been active in providing PR support to RAF display teams including the Red Arrows, Typhoon, Tucano, Solo Hawk and Tutor display teams as well as working to raise funds for their chosen charities. I have now retired from the flying display world. But, for a short period of time, I will continue my role as a Chartered Transport Planner before fully retiring. However, I am still happy to provide advice to event organisers including recommendations for flying display items. I shall remain a member of the British Air Display Association, a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.

David Titherly

David Taudevin

David Griffiths

Chelsfield Village Fair

Don Sigournay


RIAT Media Liaison Group Dawlish Airshow Abingdon Air & Country Show Throckmorton Airshow The Hangar.TV Rich Goodwin Airshows

Eastbourne Borough Council

Wally Epton

Chairman Historic Aircraft Association Past Master Honourable Company of Air Pilots Display Pilot BBMF & other historic aircraft 1972-81

Justyn Gorman

The United Kingdoms best solo Extra 300 display pilot. Over 600 displays since 2002. The UK's most comprehensive Unlimited Display Authorisation holder with all categories endorsed for groups A&B to 3 feet AGL

Wilf Hyde-Smith

Gazelle display Team (4 x ex-military Gazelles) Royal Navy Gazelle HT2, SA341C, ZB647, G-CBSF Royal Marines Gazelle AH1, SA341B, ZA730, G-FUKM Army Gazelle AH1, SA341B, XZ321, G-CDNS Royal Air Force Gazelle HT3, SA341D, ZB627, G-CBSK Gazelle BCAR A8-20 E4/M5 Maintenance Organisation Gazelle approved Training Organisation.

Paul Johnson

Flightline UK is a "web-zine" providing the latest UK airshow calendars, airshow previews and reviews as well as special features on all aspects of the UK and European air display industry. Flightline UK also produces bespoke websites for airshows, air display consultants and display acts as well as providing photographic services , either from our extensive digital library or specific photoshoots.

Duncan Skeels

Display Organiser, FDD, A/G Radio, Airfield Management, Airfield Bird Control, Display Applications. 35 years airside experience! Air Traffic Control Unit Safety Manager. Member: GATCO, APRA (RAF)

David Beale

wner, builder, pilot of late production Percival Mew Gull and last airworthy Tipsy Belfair. Engineer by profession and in semi retirement (Chairman Innomech Automation Group) helping where can keeping aircraft flying. LAA inspector.


The company is a safety consultancy, including safety risk profiling and assessment, training and audit.

Gary Slater

Gary Elson

Organises the annual Guernsey Air Display. Gary Elson also organises the ‘Meet the Pilots’ static event and is the Deputy SATCO for the ATC at RIAT.

Gavin Turnbull

Self employed

Geoff Brindle

A pilot in the RAF for a very long time I became interested in Airshows when flying solo aeros. Got involved with RIAT in the late 70's and have been a volunteer with them since as Flying Programme manager, then FCC, Chair of FCC and latterly Display Director. Being invited onto the FCC at Duxford, and also a number of Seaside shows has broadened my knowledge and interest in the Airshow scene. I have experience in running overseas Shows -Australia, Malta and the Middle East and so when we formed BADA I wanted to help develop the Industry to both help ensure a future for Airshows and give something back for all the fun I have had over the years.

Geoff Sheppard

George Bacon

Middle Wallop Flying Displays Co-ordinator. AAC Display aircraft and Historic Flight Manager and Display Team pilot. Civil Aviation Authority accredited Air Accident Investigator, Crew Resource Management Instructor and Flying Display Director. Active Broadcaster and Event/Air Displays Commentator.

Gerald Howarth

Gerry Forristal

Aerodrome Owner and Operator – Dunsfold Aerodrome (EGTD).

Trevor Graham

For over 40 years, Hampshire Sound Services has provided Sound, Music and Public Address systems of exceptionally high quality for all types of aviation events. We also provide all levels and types of radio communication systems including ATC, AFISO, A/G Marine and Ground UHF and mobile VCR's. Through our associate company Slipstreamevents, we also provide Flying Directors, Flying control committees, Commentary teams, Radio operators and Air Traffic staff, event creation, creative production and technical management of aviation events of all types. Primary contact:

Chris Yates


Gerry Humphreys

Aerobatic Displays Ireland

Ian Revell

Air Traffic Services Manager RIAT, Air Ground Operator TSA Consulting

Ian Sheeley

Co-Director of TSA Consulting Ltd, which provides a bespoke specialist air display management service to UK and international clients, focused on delivering all aspects of a professional flying display - from a flypast at a small one day local event or special occasion to the staging of major multi-display international programmes.

Su Ingle

Media and Communication Training and Consultation Member of Honourable Company of Air Pilots

Evert Keijzer

Ironbird photography specialized air to air photography for airshow participants and organisations

Jack Bintliff

Display Pilot at High G Advanced Flying Training, Blackpool.

Jeanne Frazer

FRAZER FLYING EVENTS Flying Display Director since 1993, with experience of over 100 major 18-item displays. Responsible for majority of massed Spitfire formations in the UK since 1996 - including 17-ship at Duxford September 2015. MAJOR EVENTS - Shepway (Folkstone) Airshow 1990-2003; Southampton Salutes the Spitfire 1996; Sea Wings 2000; IIWM Duxford 2000 - 2015 inclusive. Management of display pilots/sponsored teams/WWII aircraft collections 1974-2000; Airshow & Event organisation 1976-2003; Display participant since 1976; Aircraft operator since 1982; Innovation & design of A5 Brief Booklet.

John Dale

BC Arrow Ltd

John Davis


Display Pilot

Jonathon Whaley

Ex Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm pilot, Hunters, Sea Vixens & Phantom. Display pilot, WWI aircraft through to cold war Jets. Livery designer and owner of Hawker Hunter Mk58a "Miss Demeanour"

Jon Butts

Event Organiser: Daedalus D-Day 70th Airmen and Airborne Commemoration" Lee-on-Solent, June 2014. Daedalus 100 - A Celebration of 100 Years of Aviation and Air Engineering in Fareham and Gosport, Lee-on-Solent, July 2017 International D-Day 75th Airmen and Airborne Commemoration, Lee-on-Solent, June 2019

Jonathan Smith

Air Traffic Controller/FISO/A/G Operator

Katherine Fisher

Worked alone at first airshow as Flying Display Director at Penarth on 16 July 2016

Keith Baldwin

Board Director GASCo

Kevin Hale

Works for the MOD . Displays and operates Auster AOP6 TW536. Loves vintage aircraft and a current glider pilot. Enjoys photographing aircraft and gaining display experience. website

Kevin Williams

No profile as such. Currently assist with FIA safety case through the provision of technical assurance. Looking to expand by providing a cost-effective solution to the Air Display community.

Lauren Richardson

Lauren is one of the UK's top female aerobatic solo pilots, flying shows in her stunning modified Pitts Special S1-S.

Duncan MacDonald


Mark Lewis

Mark Petrie

NWMAS Ltd, aircraft maintenance, restoration and major repairs. CAP632 organisation.

Peter McNamara

I trained as an RAF pilot and have been involved in commentating at airshows since 1981 as follows: Team Commentator for the Pitts powered Marlboro Aerobatic Team, in which capacity I also commentated at their displays at the F1 and Motorcycle Grand Prix at Brands Hatch, Silverstone and Donington Team Commentator for Team Toyota Aerobatics (same outfit - different sponsor!) - involved at airshows all over the UK (and the Channel Islands) Main commentator at the Biggin Hill Air Fair from late 80s until a few years ago Sole commentator at Airbourne Eastbourne from early 90s until a few years ago Sole commentator at the London City Airport airshow Sole commentator at "Trafalgar 200" in 2005 Sole commentator for the UK Red Bull Air Race (for their last show at Longleat, before the new format) Team Commentator for Will Curtis (Pitts Special and Su-26 under Team Alpine, Honda Dream Team and Team Road Angel colours) in the UK, at Al Ain in the UAE, and in Egypt (Sharm-el-Sheikh airshow) Sole commentator at the Sunderland International Airshow from early 90s to date Sole Commentator at the Clacton Air Show since 2013 Sole commentator at the "Old Hay Aviation Boogie" 2014 to date I have also done ad hoc commentaries over the years for special events for The (currently Breitling) Wingwalkers, The Blades, The Yakovlevs and for Mark Jeffries. I have given numerous media interviews- both for printed media and radio (I'm told I have a great face for radio!!) - and am used to dealing with the press ( I am "press trained" for my day job at IBM). I have had the misfortune of being on the PA during fatal crashes at Biggin Hill and Eastbourne airshows, so know what is required should the worst happen. I live in Tonbridge, Kent, and manage my own diary so weekday engagements are not an issue, given adequate notice.

John Romain

Vintage aircraft restoration & maintenance

Mike Rivett

Fotomotion offers photographic services for aviation events. Airshows, Ground events, seminars and conferences etc..... In addition to this a large library of images for PR use. Also to assist with general jobs required by an event - Escort driver, chaperone etc........

Mike Stanway

Now independent Display Organizer/Display Director/FCC Member. Previously RAF POC for all Display issues. Currently DD @ Cosford, Herne Bay and AeroExpo. Chairman of FCC Jersey

Mike Wood

R5 Air Displays - air display consultancy, flight instructor and examining

Peter Anderson

Mustang Aviation Pty Ltd (Peter Anderson) provides a variety of aviation related support roles including airshow commentary, event planning, media as well as its role in the supply or aircraft, aircraft parts and equipment for the aviation industry. In addition to the above, I provide a complete design service for the preparation of accurate camouflage and marking schemes for warbirds of any nation. Previous examples of my work have won international awards at events such as Sun N' Fun in the USA.

Nigel Willson Aerobatic displays for air shows, private and public events

Nigel Lamb

Air Display and Air Race pilot flying Warbirds and high performance aerobatic aircraft. UK based since 1981

Nigel Tonks

Herefordshire Aero Club based at Shobdon Airfield since 1964 and airfield operator since 1993. Since 2013, joint organisers with Shobdon village for the Shobdon Food and Flying Festival.

Linda De Costa

Nigel Vibert

Airside Operations.

Oliver Suckling

Jet Provost XN637/G-BKOU

Bob Oliver MBE

Aircraft owner, Display pilot and commentator

Peter Kuypers

B-17 Preservation Sally B the last remaining B-17 Flying Fortress in Europe

Paul Beaver

Beaver Westminster provides advice and consultancy to defence, aerospace and aviation. It is linked with the Boultbee Flight Academy and holds memberships in many organisations which are known to or affiliated to BADA. During his career in aviation, Paul Beaver has been managing editor of Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft and other Jane’s products. He made a living from aviation photography, airshow commentary and TV reporting before working in Westminster as a parliamentary advisor. He has been a pilot for 40 years and displayed the Tiger Moth and an L3 Cub in the past. He helped the Yakovlevs start up and is now involved with heritage projects.

Rick Peacock-Edwards

Ex RAF Fast Jet Pilot on Lightning, Phantom, Tornado, Hunter, Gnat, Hawk. Former RAF Inspector of Flight Safety. Over 20 years of air display experience. Chairman GASCo, President HAA and Air Search UK. COO of In Command Ltd and Chairman of Anascena Ltd

Peter Davies

Gyro Air Displays:- The Display has been formulated to be Fun, Exciting, Exhilarating yet safe, something Different in the Air that always wows the crowds and puts a smile on there faces. Due to its low speed and low energy the Gyro Display is cleared to fly 50m from the Crowd line as low as 30ft In essence the Display is – Up Close and Personal The Pilot:- Has been flying for 36 years, and been flying Gyroplanes for 25 years. First issued a Gyroplane Display Authority (DA) in 1991. Peter became an Display Authority Evaluator (DAE) in 2012. He is a (FI)(FE)(FIC) and cleared for Formation lead/follow/tail-chase

Peter Reoch

Peter is currently the Operations Manager at the RAF Cosford Air Show. He has a First Class Honours Degree in Aviation Management and for his final year dissertation completed a critical analysis on the state of the UK airshow industry. Peter is also a keen aviation photographer.

Peter Sinclair

Former RAF ATCO and Airspace Manager with previous experience of organising displays at Military Units from the early 1970’s. Followed on to RAF “At Home” day’s at RAF St Athan, and latterly RAF Town Shows across Wales. Recently associated with developing Air Shows at Swansea, Rhyl, Welshpool and Llandudno. Most recently FDD and / or FCC for Llandudno, Rhyl, Welshpool, Blackpool, Ayr and Barton; additionally, Co-ord for Armed Forces Days in Wales.

Peter Teichman

Operation and restoration of World War 2 Allied Fighter planes, including the Spitfire, Hurricane, P51 Mustang , P40 Kittyhawk. Activities include Airshow displays in UK and Europe, film and TV work plus private and corporate functions.

Phil Winterbottom

Phil Bennett


Peter Munro-Lott

Qualified and experienced Air Display aviator, Display Director (RNAS Culdrose) and regulator.

Paul Shakespeare

Role: Director Aviation Company: QinetiQ

David Findon

George ( Ray) Hatton

NAL is a wholly owned subsidiary of FNHT and operates and displays the one remaining , flying, Sea vixen aircraft .

Siam Kidd

Richard Stanway

Aviation Training/Aircraft Management

Richard Goodwin

High Energy Muscle Biplane Aerobatics. Powerful and Dynamic Aerial Entertainment.

Richie Piper

Richard Piper grew up near to RAE Farnborough where he first became interested in aircraft watching Lightnings, Vulcans and Hunters display at the famous airshow.This interest resulted in first hang gliding, and then gliding before gaining his PPL whilst living in the USA (doing the Statue of Liberty flight for real!). On returning to the UK Richard continued his flying, with a growing interest in classic aircraft and aerobatics. As part of his love of radials he initially gained his CAA Display Authorisation on his Harvard, and also displays his Ryan PT-22 and T28 Fennec. Initially gaining his CAA Display Authorisation on his Harvard, Richard has now added the Ryan and T-28 to his airshow work and is also a member of the Great War Display Team. Richard is Liveryman of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots and a member of Historic Aircraft Association, British Air Display Association and The Tiger Club.

Sander van der Hall

Robert Marshall

Rob Marshall formed Air Traffic Management Consultancy Services ( following a long career in ATC working at various airports throughout the British Isles. His career started at Gatwick in 1974 and included working at Manchester Airport as well as a period spent as Aerodrome Manager at Kirkwall and Wick Airports. In 1980 Rob moved to the Isle of Man where he worked as a Tower/Approach/Radar controller for 20 years before taking the SATCO post in 2001. Following retirement Rob has worked for the IOM CAA in a regulatory role before forming ATMCS. Airshow experience consists of involvement in displays in the Scottish Islands & Highlands and several locations in the Isle of Man including the past "Jurby Airshows" as well as extensive events supporting the Isle of Man TT Race Festival. Rob is currently the Flying Display Director for the Red Arrows display in the Isle of Man.

Rob Hill

AeroSolve Limited - Event organisation, risk assessments, sky choreography, air operations, competitions and pylon racing for microlights.

Rod Dean

Experienced display pilot and Flying Display Director.

Roger Beazley

Flying Control Committee duties in support of up to 10 events per year as follows: Royal International Air Tattoo and RAFCTE Air Events since 1990 IWM Duxford since 2004 TSA Consulting since 2005 Ex display pilot (Phantom F4), Display Director Farnborough International for 12 years (1990-2002), consultant to Dubai International and Singapore International Airshows.

Roger Steele

Flying display co-ordinator for the Waddington International Air Show and Air Waves Portrush.

Rolf Meum

Norwegian Airforce Historical Squadron

Dennis Kenyon

Commercial CAA approved display pilot (DA)and display evaluator (DAE) Rotary aircraft only. Ex-Royal Force fast jet and light bomber pilot. CAA approved flying instructor (FI) and (FE) rotary since 1976. Rotary licence CAA/JAR ATPL 206021C. 1500 public displays and display practices. Major air shows include ... Biggin Hill, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cosford, Duxford, Eastbourne, Farnborough, North Weald, Europe and USA. Represented Team GB in five World Helicopter Championship events. Total flying experience 19,200 hours. 34 rotary types flown plus 68 fixed wing. Fixed wing Commercial Pilot licence CAA/JAR 206021C, Past holder of CAA approved Air Operator's Certificates. (AOC) Aviation columnists and writer.

Roger Metcalfe

Sarium Ltd

Sam Whatmough

Air Display Pilot, FCC and FDD services

Doug Maclean

In 3 years The Scottish International Airshow has grown to be Scotland's biggest outdoor event and one of the biggest seaside Airshows in the UK. In the 1st year (2014) attendance was approximately 60,000 over 2 days. 2nd year 120,000 people on the Saturday alone. 2016 saw 120,000 over 2 days and 2017 will be over 3 days

Sean Maffett

Airsound does air show and event commentary to broadcast standards.

Sharon Zhaohuachen Wang

UK Fly (Fu Lai) Aviation ltd. is a CAA approved training organisation specializing on pilot training. The company is based in three airports in the South of England in Rochester Airport, Bournemouth airport and Henstridge airport. Sharon is the managing director, also the only civilian aerobatic female pilot from China

Robert Barsby

GliderFX/ AeroSPARX CFI, DA, FDD Youth Aviation

Siobhan Collis

Providing Media & Marketing, Operations and Flying Events support to Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

Samantha Waller

Gnat Display Team

Stephen Murray-Twinn

Army Historic Aircraft Flight. Sioux display pilot.

Steve Le-Vien

Consultancy in aerodrome operations and air traffic management, together with organising, running and providing air traffic services to air displays and special events.

Stewart Luck

Flew with the Barnstormers Flying Circus displaying Tiger Moth, Chipmunk and other light aircraft including Girl on the Wing of the Tiger. Raced light aircraft in the National Air Races and Kings Cup. Raced F1 midget racers in UK & France at Air displays. Founder member of the Air Display Organisers and Participants Assoc' (forerunner of BADA) becoming the first Chairman of that Assoc. FDD for Exeter & Bournmouth displays late 80's/90's. as well as numerous other smaller events over the years. Has been a DAE (008) and DA (015) Flypast A.B categories since the inception of CAP403. Served on FCC at Portrush N.I. for many years and FDD for the last 5 years. Vice Chairman of Youth & Education support encouraging youngsters into aviation & aerospace activities.

Stijn de Graaff

Stratton Richey

Air display commentator since 1976. Companion of the Riyal Aero Club of the United Kingdom Liveryman of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots Captain British Airways

Sue Girdler

Flying training and aircraft hire

Simon Shirley

Bill Leary

Terry Dann

Private Pilot/Owner, over 3000 hrs SEP vintage types. FDD Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome. DA on DH82A, Auster, Prentice.

Tim Prince

Having been a part of the team that staged the first Air Tattoo in 1971, in August 2014 I handed over the reins of this RAF Charitable Trust event and RAFCTE ( to a new chief executive, but continue in the air show business as an aviation and event consultant. I continue to maintain my links with the organisation through my role as a RIAT honorary vice patron. ( ) Additionally, as a founder member of the Flying Scholarships for Disabled People charitable organisation, I continue to support its highly worthwhile cause as a vice patron. (

Tim Scorer

Tim Scorer, MRAeS, Consultant in the Aviation Team of Kennedys Law. Honorary Solicitor to BADA Contact address: 25, Fenchurch Avenue, London EC3M 5AD Tel: (mobile) 07860 557766. D/D 0207 667 9372

Tim Miller

Training Captain. Virgin Atlantic. FDD Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival Meeting

Tobias Ballard

Charity to raise funds for Valence Special School


Classic Jet Preservation Group

Mike Vancoevorden

We provide advice regarding event safety planning (outdoor events), including the preparation of event risk assessments, event management plans etc.

Jamie Newson-Smith

Events Organiser

Iain Hutchison

Vic Lockwood

Rob Walley

Controlled Events provides a fully supportive approach to safe and successful event management, from pre-event planning and readiness exercising through to advanced communications (radios and resilient wifi), emergency service integration, event control provision, event delivery and debriefing.

William Merry

I'm planning to display a Stampe ( G-OODE) this year, mainly as part of a 3-ship team along with Chris Jesson and Angus Buchanan

William Greenwood

UK and European Display Pilot, owner of Yak-3 and Bucker Bestmann aircraft, based in the South of England.

Wout Peterse

Airshow Unlimited is providing FDD and ATC services to air display organisers.

William Clarke

Jumbo Events Ltd organisers of The Wirral Air Show 2016 taking place along the promenade area of New Brighton,Wallasey on the 6th & 7th August 2016

Zaid S Meherali

An experienced, passionate, energetic and qualified photographer, working in military aviation and defence photography. Having worked with armed forces and agencies both here with the United Kingdom and overseas. Knowledgeable about military process and procedures and security cleared to the highest levels. Aware of the potential hazards of working in such environments and undaunted by working circumstances, facilities or arduous conditions.