Pilot events calendar 2017

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It is going to be a busy couple of months in the world of aviation, here is a comprehensive guide of what to do and where to go in the UK, Ireland and overseas for 2017

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August

3 The Shuttleworth Collection Hurricane Heritage Photography Day Old Warden, Beds. PPR essential on tel: 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

5 US Classics Fly-In Hosted by the Vintage Piper Aircraft Club Goodwood, West Sussex. vintagepiper.com

5 Light Aircraft Association Bonus Day Duxford, Cambs. Pre-booking essential on tel: 01223 833376, Email: AirTraffic@iwm.org.uk

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5 East Kirkby Air Show Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincs. lincsaviation.co.uk

5-6 British Aerobatic Association Golding-Barrett and Duxford Trophies Competitions Sleap, Shropshire. aerobatics.org.uk

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5-6 Wing Walking Displays Breighton, North Yorks. realaero.com/events.htm

6 The Shuttleworth Collection Edwardian Pageant Air Show Old Warden, Beds. PPR essential on tel: 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

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9 Starlight Day Popham, Hants. By invitation only for Starlight children and their families, airfield NOTAMed closed to visiting aircraft not participating in Starlight flights. popham-airfield.co.uk

10-26 FAI European Gliding Championships Lasham, Hants.

12 Vintage Day for Aircraft, Cars and Bikes Compton Abbas, Wilts. Tel: 01747 811767. comptonabbasairfield.co.uk

12-13 Vintage Aircraft Club Fly-In Lee-on-Solent, Hants. vintageaircraftclub.org.uk

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12-13 Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Shobdon, Herefordshire. RoyalAeroClubRRRA.co.uk

12-13 1940s Weekend Newark Air Museum, Newark, Notts. Tel: 01636 707170. Email: enquire@newarkairmuseum.org Web: newarkairmuseum.org

12-13 Blackpool Airshow 2017 Blackpool Seafront, Lancs. blackpoolairshow.com

13 Annual Bike Mega Meet, Jumble and Vintage Aircraft Fly-In Popham, Hants. Fly-In Sunday only. popham-airfield.co.uk

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15-16 Carnival Air Show Cromer, Norfolk. cromercarnival.co.uk

17-20 Eastbourne International Airshow Eastbourne Seafront, East Sussex. eastbourneairshow.com

18-20 Northumberland Wings & Wheels Festival Eshott Airfield, Northumberland. nwwf.co.uk

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19 Vintage Day Compton Abbas, Wilts. Tel: 01747 811767. comptonabbasairfield.co.uk

19 The Shuttleworth Collection Flying Proms Old Warden, Beds. PPR essential on tel: 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

19-20 Biggin 100 Festival of Flight Biggin Hill, Kent. BHFOF.co.uk

19-20 19th Annual Combined Ops Show Headcorn, Kent. combinedops.co.uk

24-25 Clacton Airshow West Greensward, Clacton Seafront, Essex. clactonairshow.com

24-27 British Aerobatic Association Saltby Open Glider Aerobatic Competition Saltby, Lincs. aerobatics.org.uk

25 Royal Air Force Photography Day Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambs. iwm.org.uk/events

26 Action Stations Military Wings & Wheels Day and 1940s Hangar Dance Bodmin, Cornwall. The Feet off Ground charity will be organising flights for disabled and ex-military veterans in conjunction with Help4Heroes. No landing fees for military-marked aircraft. Tels: 01752 406660 or 07805 805679.

26-27 Dunsfold Wings and Wheels Dunsfold Park, Surrey. wingsandwheels.net

26-27 Fly-In Hull Aero Club, Beverley/Linley Hill Airdfield, East Yorks. Free landings, camping available. PPR on tel: 01964 544994. Email: info@hullaeroclub.co.uk

26-27 Wing Walking Displays Breighton, North Yorks. realaero.com/events.htm

26-3 September Vintage Glider Club Slingsby Rally and Vintage Meet Sutton Bank, Yorkshire. ygc.org.uk

27 Pride in Aviation Fly-In Manchester-Barton Airport. PPR at cityairportandheliport.com or tel: 0161 789 1362.

27-28 Summer Flying Meeting North Coates, Grimsby, Lincs. Tel: 01472 388850. northcoatesflyingclub.co.uk

31-2 September British Aerobatic Association Sports and Intermediate National Championships Peterborough-Conington, Cambs. aerobatics.org.uk/events

31-3 September Bournemouth Air Festival Bournemouth Seafront, Dorset. bournemouthair.co.uk

September

1-3 Scottish International Air Show Low Green, Ayr Seafront and Glasgow-Prestwick Airport, Scotland. www.tsia.scot

2-3 Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Beccles, Suffolk. RoyalAeroClubRRRA.co.uk

3 The Shuttleworth Collection Heritage Day Air Show Celebrating 175 Years of Clayton & Shuttleworth Old Warden, Beds. PPR essential on tel: 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

3 At Home Day Kirkbride Airfield, Cumbria. Tel: 07710 672087.

8-10 Goodwood Motor Circuit Revival Meeting Goodwood Aerodrome/Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex. goodwood.co.uk/revival

9 Vintage Piper Aircraft Club Western Meeting West Wales-Aberporth. vintagepiper.com

9-10 Vintage Aircraft Club Visit Bodmin, Cornwall. Tels: 01752 406660 or 07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk bodminairfield.co.uk

9-10 RAF Scampton International Airshow Scampton, Lincs. scamptonairshow.com

12 Air Charter Expo ACE ’17 Biggin Hill, Kent. aircharterexpo.com

13 International Auster Pilot Club Fly-In Popham, Hants. popham-airfield.co.uk

14 Guernsey Air Display St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands.

14 Jersey International Air Display St Aubin’s Bay, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands. jerseyairdisplay.org.uk

OVERSEAS

August

3-13 10th FAI European Advanced Aerobatics Championships Chotebor, Czech Republic. fai.org/events

5-6 History of Flight and WWI Air Shows Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

11-13 34th International Oldtimer Fly and Drive-In and 34th Gathering of Stelio Frati Designs Schaffen-Diest, Belgium. Email: guyvalvekens@gmail.com Web: dac.be

11-13 Vintage Aerobatics World Championship Stauning, Denmark. vintageaerobatic.com

12-13 History of Flight and WWI Air Shows Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

15-20 MAKS 2017 Moscow Aviation and Space Salon Zhukovsky, Russia. aviasalon.com

19-20 History of Flight and WWI Air Shows Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

September

2-3 Red Bull Air Race Porto, Portugal. redbullairrace.com

2-3 CIAF Czech International Air Fest 2017 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. airshow.cz

2-3 History of Flight and WWI Air Shows Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

2-3 Thunder Over Michigan Air Show Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA. yankeeairmuseum.org/airshow

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

8 Sanicole Sunset Airshow Vliegveld Leopoldsburg, Hechtel, Belgium. sanicole.com

9-10 SmartFlyer Challenge Electric Powered Aircraft Fly-In Grenchen, Switzerland. smartflyerchallenge.ch

9-10 Mid-Hudson 50th Anniversary R/C Jamboree Model Meet Weekend Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

9-17 29th FAI World Aerobatics Championships Malelane, South Africa. fai.org/events

10 Sanicole International Airshow Vliegveld Leopoldsburg, Hechtel, Belgium. sanicole.com

12-13 Middle East Business Aviation Association Show Marrakesh-Manara Airport, Morocco. mebaamorocco.aero/

15-17 Breitling Sion International Air Show Sion, Switzerland. breitlingairahow.ch

16-17 Red Bull Air Race Lausitz, Germany. redbullairrace.com

16-17 History of Flight and WWI Air Shows Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org