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PUBLISHED: 16:22 18 April 2017 | UPDATED: 16:22 18 April 2017

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It is a busy year in the world of aviation, here is a comprehensive guide of what to do and where to go in 2017

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UK & IRELAND

April

21-23 British Aerobatic Association Dan Smith Memorial Trophy Competition Dunstable, Beds. aerobatics.org.uk

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22 Feet Off Ground Flying Day for Youngsters from Little Harbour Children’s Hospice Bodmin, Cornwall. Visitors welcome. Tels: 01752 406660/07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk bodminairfield.co.uk

22 Vintage Piper Aircraft Club Pre-Season Meeting Sleap, Shropshire. vintagepiper.com

22-23 Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Leicester Airport. RoyalAeroClubRRRA.co.uk

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23 Light Aircraft Association Wessex Strut 40th Anniversary Fly-In and ‘Meet the LAA’ Day Henstridge, Somerset. wessexstrut.org.uk

23 LGW 2017 28th Gatwick International Aircraft Enthusiasts’ Fair K2 Crawley, 
Pease Pottage Hill, West Sussex. gatwickaviationsociety.org.uk

23 Sunday Scramble and Drive-It Day Bicester, Oxon. bicesterheritage.co.uk/events/

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25 GASCo Safety Evening Ravenair Business Aviation Centre, Viscount Drive, Liverpool-John Lennon Airport. Tel: 0151 728 4734. Email: neilbishop@ravenair.co.uk Registration required at goo.gl/eWXaPd

29 Vintage Aircraft Club Spring Fly-In Turweston, Northants. vintageaircraftclub.org.uk

29-30 Microlight Trade Fair Popham, Hants. popham-airfield.co.uk

29-30 Wings and Wheels Featuring the Radial and Trainer Fly-In Wolverhampton-Halfpenny Green. Free landings for vintage aircraft. wolverhamptonairport.co.uk

29-1 May Large Model Aircraft Airshow Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincs. lincsaviation.co.uk

30 Light Aircraft Association Devon Strut Fly-in Dunkeswell, Devon. devonstrut.co.uk/events

30 Wings & Wheels 2017 Old Buckenham, Norfolk. oldbuck.com

May

1 Aero/Autojumble & Classic Vehicle Rally and Fly-In Popham, Hants. popham-airfield.co.uk

3 fly2help Gala Dinner 2017 RAF Club, Piccadilly, London. Tel: 01285 770821.

6 Royal Institute of Navigation TopNav Competition Bodmin, Goodwood, White Waltham, and Peterborough-Conington. Reserve date 13 May rin.org.uk/events/4784/topnav-2017

6-7 British Aerobatic Association John McClean, Newbold and Icicle Trophies Competitions Breighton, Yorks. aerobatics.org.uk

7 Van’s RV Fly-In Popham, Hants.

popham-airfield.co.uk

7 Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts’ Fair Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middx. aircraftenthusiastfair.co.uk

7 The Shuttleworth Collection Season Premiere Air Show Old Warden, Beds. PPR essential on tel: 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

7 Aerojumble and Fly-In Breighton, North Yorks. realaero.com/events.htm

8 Hangar 11 London Society of Air-Britain talk by Steve Atkin on North Weald’s Hangar 11 housing a Hurricane, Spitfire, Mustang and Kittyhawk. Function Room, The Barley Mow,

104 Horseferry Road, London. Starts 1930.

Email: james.dale@tesco.net

12-14 DH Moth Club 2017 Moth Flying Forum RAF Henlow dhmothclub.co.uk

13 Aerobilia ’17 Aerojumble and Aviation Collectors Fair Boscombe Down Aviation Museum, Old Sarum, Wilts. Tel: 01980 863062. Email: hugh.sillett48@btinternet.com boscombedownaviationcollection.co.uk

13 Classic Years Aviation Photography Day Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambs.

iwm.org.uk/events

13 Vintage Piper Aircraft Club Northern Meeting Breighton, N Yorks. vintagepiper.com

13 Photography Event Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincs. lincsaviation.co.uk

13-14 Summer Fly-In Manchester-Barton Airport. PPR at cityairportandheliport.com or tel: 0161 789 1362.

13-14 Wing Walking Displays Breighton, North Yorks. realaero.com/events.htm

14 Pooley’s Air Day Compton Abbas, Wilts.

Tel: 01747 811767. comptonabbasairfield.co.uk

14 Abingdon Air & Country Show Abingdon Airfield (Dalton Barracks), Oxon. abingdonfayre.com

19-20 Open Cockpits Evenings RAF Museum Cosford, Shropshire. Tel: 01902 376200. rafmuseum.org

20 The Shuttleworth Collection Classic Evening Airshow Old Warden, Beds. PPR essential on tel: 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

20-21 Hastings & Shackleton 40th Anniversary Weekend Newark Air Museum, Notts. Tel: 01636 707170. Email: enquire@newarkairmuseum.org newarkairmuseum.org

20-21 Spring Flying Meeting North Coates, Grimsby, Lincs. Tel: 01472 388850. northcoatesflyingclub.co.uk

21 Light Aircraft Association & Homebuilt Fly-In Old Buckenham, Norfolk. oldbuck.com

22 Light Aircraft Association Andover Strut Fly-In Popham, Hants. popham-airfield.co.uk

27 Ladies Day Fly-In & 1940s Hangar Dance Bodmin, Cornwall. Tel: 01752 406660/07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk bodminairfield.com

27 British Aerobatic Association Open Club Event Little Gransden, Cambs. aerobatics.org.uk

27 Skylive Airshow Durham-Tees Valley Airport, Co Durham. skyliveevents.co.uk

27-28 Duxford Air Festival Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambs. iwm.org.uk/events

27-29 Lanc, Tank and Military Machines Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincs. lincsaviation.co.uk

27-2 June Vintage Glider Club UK National Rally Cotswold Gliding Club, Aston Down. Tel: 07901 765855. Email: robinb@ruffnready.co.uk cotswoldgliding.co.uk

June

1-3 Aero Expo and Heli-Expo UK Wycombe Air Park (Booker), Bucks.

2-4 Feet Off Ground Devon Scout Aerocamp Bodmin, Cornwall. Tel: 01752 406660/07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk bodminairfield.co.uk

2-4 British Aerobatic Association Glider Aerobatics National Championships Saltby, Lincs. aerobatics.org.uk

3 Vintage Aircraft Club Bonus Day Duxford, Cambs. Pre-booking essential on Tel: 01223 833376, Email: AirTraffic@iwm.org.uk vintageaircraftclub.org.uk

3 Vintage Piper Aircraft Club Eastern Meet Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Essex. vintagepiper.com

3-4 Torbay Air Show Paignton Seafront, Devon. torbayairshow.com

3-4 Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Llanbedr, Wales. RoyalAeroClubRRRA.co.uk

3-4 Wing Walking Displays Breighton, N Yorks. realaero.com/events.htm

4 The Shuttleworth Collection Fly Navy Air Show Old Warden, Beds. PPR essential on tel: 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

9-11 British Aerobatic Association Fenland, McAully, Cavendish and Nathaniel Alony Trophies Competitions. Fenland, Lincs. aerobatics.org.uk

9-11 45th Guernsey International Air Rally Guernsey Aero Club, CI. Early booking

essential. Tel: 01481 265267. Email:

manager@guernseyaeroclub.com

web: guernseyaeroclub.com

10 Museum Day and Fly-In Breighton, North Yorks. realaero.com/events.htm

11 Beagle Aircraft Fly-In Popham, Hants. popham-airfield.co.uk

10-11 DH Moth Club Charity Flying Event

Old Warden, Beds. dhmothclub.co.uk

10 Museum Day and Fly-In Breighton, North Yorkshire. realaero.com/events.htm

10-11 DH Moth Club Charity Flying Event Old Warden, Bedsfordshire. dhmothclub.co.uk

11 Beagle Aircraft Fly-In Popham, Hantsmpshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

11 The American Fly-In Old Buckenham, Norfolk. oldbuck.com

11 RAF Cosford Air Show RAF Museum, Cosford, Shropshire. Tel: 01902 376200. rafmuseum.org cosfordairshow.co.uk

12 From Flying Dreadnought to Dogfighter—The Troubled Birth of the British Fighter 1911-1918

London Society of Air-Britain talk by Greg Baughen. Function Room, The Barley Mow, 104 Horseferry Road, Westminster, London. Starts 1930. Email: james.dale@tesco.net

14 Lincolnshire Bike Night and Lancaster Engine Run Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincsolnshire. lincsaviation.co.uk

17 All-American Fly-In Compton Abbas, Wiltshire. Tel: 01747 811767. comptonabbasairfield.co.uk

17 The Shuttleworth Collection Classic Evening Airshow Old Warden, Bedsfordshire. PPR essential on tel: 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

17 Open Lancaster Day Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincsolnshire. lincsaviation.co.uk

17-18 Light Aircraft Association Devon Strut Fly-In Farway Common, Devon. devonstrut.co.uk

17-18 Air-Britain Vintage and Classic Aircraft Fly-In Featuring the 80th Anniversary of the Foundation of Piper Aircraft North Weald, Essex. air-britain.com/flyin-about.html

17-18 Cockpit-Fest 2016 & Aeroboot/Aerojumble Newark Air Museum, Newark, Nottsinghamshire. Tel: 01636 707170. Email: enquire@newarkairmuseum.org Web: newarkairmuseum.org

23 United States Air Force Aviation Photography Day Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambsridgeshire. iwm.org.uk/events

23-25 Feet Off Ground (FOG) Cornwall Scout Aerocamp Bodmin, Cornwall. Tels: 01752 406660/ or 07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk bodminairfield.co.uk

23-1 July Vintage Gliding Club 22nd Vintage Rally and 7th Slingsby Capstan Reunion Camphill, Derbyshire. digc.org

24-25 Vintage Air Tour Around Southern England Email: val@ukmgparts.com

24-25 Flywheel Festival of Historic Motoring, Aviation and Military Endeavour Bicester, Oxonfordshire. Tel: 01869 247888. flywheelfestival.com

24-25 Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire. RoyalAeroClubRRRA.co.uk

24-25 British Aerobatic Association RV Event Leicester Airport. aerobatics.org.uk

24-25 Wing Walking Displays Breighton, North Yorkshire. realaero.com/events.htm

29-2 July Goodwood Festival of Speed and Moving Motor Show Goodwood House, Chichester, West Sussex. goodwood.co.uk/festival-of-speed

29-2 July British Aerobatic Association Advanced and Unlimited National Championships Sywell, Northantsmptonshire. aerobatics.org.uk

OVERSEAS

April

29-1 May 1st World Formation Aerobatics Championships Zhengzhou, China. wfac.eu

May

1 Museum Opening Old Rhinebeck, NY, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

4-5 Flight Safety Foundation 62nd Annual Business Aviation Safety Summit Sheraton Grand Hotel, Chandler, AZ, USA. flightsafety.org

5 Fundación Infante de Orleans Flying Day Cuatro Vientos, Madrid, Spain. fio.es

6-7 Planes of Fame Airshow Chino Airport, CA, USA. planesoffame.org

13-14 Aero Club de Picardie 14th Annual Gathering of Vintage Aircraft Amiens, France. Email: contact@aeroclub-picardie-amiens.com

13-14 Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Teuge, Holland. RoyalAeroClubRRRA.co.uk

20 2nd Annual Spirit of St Louis Day and Fundraising Gala Old Rhinebeck, NY, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

21 13th Annual Cole and Rita Palen Memorial Free-Flight Meet Old Rhinebeck, NY, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

22-24 EBACE 2017 17th Annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition Palexpo Centre, Geneva, Switzerland. ebace.aero

25-27 HeliRussia International Helicopter Industry Exhibition Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia. helirussia.ru

25-28 BullChipMeet 2017 (Bulldogs and Chipmunks) Abbeville, France. bullchipmeet.eu

27-28 Stampe and Ercoupe Fly-In Antwerp-Deurne Airport, Belgium. stampe.be airtattoo.com/airshow

June

3-4 Le Temps de Helicés Meeting Aerién Amicale Jean-Baptiste Salis La Ferté Alais-Cerny, France. ajbs.fr

3-4 Mid-Hudson R/C Annual Spring Fun-Fly Old Rhinebeck, NY, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

3-4 Red Bull Air Race Chiba, Japan. redbullairrace.com

4 Fundación Infante de Orleans Flying Day Cuatro Vientos, Madrid, Spain. fio.es

8-10 11th France Air-Expo and International General Aviation Salon Lyon-Bron Airport, France. cannesairshow.com

10-11 First Air Shows of the Season Old Rhinebeck, NY, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

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