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April 2016: Event listing

PUBLISHED: 16:45 12 April 2016 | UPDATED: 16:45 12 April 2016

'Airshow' Claire Lee, Flickr CC 2.0

'Airshow' Claire Lee, Flickr CC 2.0


What there is to enjoy in the world of aviation in April 2016

2-3: British Aerobatic Association Dan Smith Memorial Trophy Competition Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

3: Light Aircraft Association Wessex Strut Fly-In Henstridge, Somerset. Free landings.

3: Shropshire Scale Model Show RAF Museum Cosford, Shropshire. Tel: 01902 376200.

5: GASCo Safety Evening West London Aero Club, White Waltham. Tel: 01628 823272 or 07979 781261. Email:

7: GASCo Safety Evening Biggles Bar, Lydd Airport, Kent. Tel: 01797 320734. Email:

9: Aeronca Club of Great Britain Cotswold Picnic Oaksey Park, Wiltshire. PPR essential. Tels: 01666 577130, 01752 406660 or 07805 805679. Email:

9: Duxford Airfield Safety Day Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Limited places. PPR, briefing and landing slot required. Tel: 01223 833376. Email:

9: Photography Event Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre Cockpit, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire. 9 Ladies Fly-In Shobdon, Herefordshire.

10: Jodel Club Fly-In Popham, Hampshire. 11 GASCo Safety Evening Popham, Hampshire. Tel: 07831 606075. Email:

13: Military Rotors Cornwall Flying Club talk by Group Captain Simon Coy. Starts 6 p.m.

13: Bomber Command War Plans 1964- 1968 London Society of Air-Britain lecture by RAF/RAFVR veteran Roy Brocklebank. Function Room, The Barley Mow, 104 Horseferry Road, Westminster, London. Starts 1930. Email:

13: Space Traffic Control: Junk in Space — How Can it be Controlled? West London Aero Club talk by Stuart Eves. White Waltham, Berkshire. Starts 7.30 pm.

16: Vintage Aircraft Club Daffodil Rally Fenland, Lincolnshire.

16-17: British Aerobatic Association John McClean and Icicle Trophies Competition Breighton, Yorkshire.

17: LGW 2016 27th Gatwick International Aircraft Enthusiasts’ Fair K2 Crawley, Pease Pottage Hill, West Sussex.

17: Wings & Wheels Old Buckenham, Norfolk.

22-24: British Aerobatic Association Nathaniel Alony, Cavendish and Roy Legg Trophies Competition Elvington, Yorkshire.

23: Feet Off Ground (FOG) Flying Day for Youngsters from Little Harbour Children’s Hospice Bodmin, Cornwall. Visitors welcome. Tels: 01752 406660 or 07805 805679. Email:

23-24: National Eurostar Fly-In Sywell, Northamptonshire. 24 Sunday Scramble Bicester, Oxfordshire.

26: GASCo Safety Evening Lincoln Aero Club, Sturgate Airfield. Tel: 07771 646762. Email:

27: GASCo Safety Evening The Crewroom, Breighton Aerodrome, North Yorkshire. Tel: 01757 707034/289065. Email: david.

30: Ladies Day Fly-In Bodmin, Cornwall. Tels: 01208 821419, 01752 406660 or 07805 805679. Email:

30-1: May Aero Microlight Trade Fair Popham, Hampshire.

30-1: May The Atomic Vintage Festival Sywell, Northamptonshire.

30-2: May Large Model Aircraft Airshow Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire.


2-3: Melbourne Air & Space Show Melbourne International Airport, Florida, USA.

5-10: EAA Sun ‘n Fun 2016 International Fly-In and Expo Lakeland, Florida, USA.

9-10: Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Abbeville, France.

12-14: ABACE 2016 Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre, Hongqiao Airport, Shanghai, China.

20-23: AERO 2016 Messe Friedrichshafen, Germany. 23-24 Red Bull Air Races Spielberg, Germany.

28-29: EUROCAE Symposium and 53rd General Assembly NH Danube City Hotel, Vienna, Austria. Email:

29-1: May Planes of Fame Airshow Chino Airport, California, USA.

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