What’s on: August

What’s on this month

Compiled by Mike Jerram

UK & IRELAND

AUGUST

2-4 Military & Flying Machines Show Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Essex. militaryandflying machines.org.uk

3 Flying Club Fly-In Compton Abbas, Wiltshire. comptonabbasairfield.com

3 Events Day Fenland, Lincolnshire. fenlandairfield.co.uk

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3 RAF Benevolent Fund Airshow Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire. Pre-booking essential. lincsaviation.co.uk

3-8 41st Vintage Glider Club International Rally 2013 and 40th Anniversary Celebration Lasham, Hampshire. vgc2013lashamgliding.com

3-10 Northern Ireland Festival of Flight Newcastle Seafront, Co Down, Northern Ireland. downdc.gov.uk

4 Fly-In Lundy Island. PPR essential. Tel: 07805 805679

4 Helicopter Museum Open Cockpit Day The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Tel: 01934 635227. helicoptermuseum.co.uk

4 Goodwood Breakfast Club Thoroughbred Sunday Goodwood Aerodrome, West Sussex. Gathering of pre-1966 vehicles, celebrating the golden era of Goodwood Motor Circuit, and Aston Martin Centenary. 0800-1200. goodwood.com/breakfastclub

4 Fifth Annual Rochester Airport Navigation Competition Rochester, Kent. Rain day 11 August. Tel: 07788 565314. Email: martin@leusby.co.uk

4 Summer Madness and G-AY Fly-In (for G-AY-registered aircraft in support of Cancer Relief, all aircraft types welcome) Breighton, Selby, Yorkshire. realaero.com

7 Helicopter Museum Open Cockpit Day The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Tel: 01934 635227. helicoptermuseum.co.uk

8-11 35th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta Ashton Court, Bristol, Somerset. bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk

9-11 Retrofestival Wings, Wheels, Speed, Steam, Music, Dance, Bands White Waltham Aerodrome, Berkshire. retrofestival.co.uk

10 CTC Aviation Open Day Crew Training Centre, Nursling, Southampton, Hampshire. Registration essential at ctcwings.com

10-11 British Aerobatic Association Gunpowder Trophy Competition Leicester. aerobatics.org.uk/events-info.htm

11 Old-Timers Fly-In Branscombe, Devon. Open to any aircraft manufactured before 1973. Tel: 01297 680259. branscombeairfield.co.uk

11 Heli-Hobbies Model Show Including Radio Controlled Flying Displays The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Tel: 01934 635227. helicoptermuseum.co.uk

11 Sportscruiser Fly-In Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

11 Panshanger Revival Day and Fly-In Panshanger, Hertfordshire. northlondonflyingschool.com

11 The Shuttleworth Collection Flying Day Old Warden, Bedfordshire. PPR essential on 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

14 Helicopter Museum Open Cockpit Day The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Tel: 01934 635227. helicoptermuseum.co.uk

15 Starlight Children’s Day Popham, Hampshire. By invitation only, airfield NOTAMed Closed to visiting aircraft not participating in Starlight flights. popham-airfield.co.uk

15-18 Airbourne Eastbourne International Airshow 2013 Eastbourne Seafront, Kent. eastbourneairshow.com

17 Feet Off Ground Bader Braves Day Bodmin, Cornwall. pete@aeronca.co.uk

17 The Shuttleworth Collection Flying Proms Old Warden, Bedfordshire. PPR essential on 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

17 Light Aircraft Association Fly-In Fenland, Lincolnshire. fenlandairfield.co.uk

17 Robin Hood Vintage and Classic Fly-In Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. Non-radio PPR. Tel: 01332 2 47716 or 01773 832889. merlinflyingclub.co.uk/robinhood.html

17 Open Landing Competition Lancashire Aero Club, Manchester City (Barton) Airport. lancsaeroclub.co.uk

17-18 Wings and Wheels Dunkeswell, Devon. southwestairfields.co.uk

17-18 Combined Ops 2013 Headcorn, Kent. combinedops.co.uk

17-18 de Havilland Moth Club International Moth Rally Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire. Strictly PPR, DH aircraft types and invitees only. dhmothclub.co.uk mothsatwoburn/co.uk

17-18 British Women Pilots’ Association Bonus Day Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Limited slots, pre-booking essential on 01223 833376.

17-18 Royal Aero Club Stewards’ Cup and King’s Cup Air Race Weekend Shobdon, Herefordshire. airrace.co.uk

18 Helicopter Museum Open Cockpit Day The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Tel: 01934 635227. helicoptermuseum.co.uk

18 Annual Motorcycle Mega Meet & Vintage Aircraft Fly-In Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

18 Shuttleworth Collection Summer Music Concert Old Warden, Bedfordshire. PPR essential on 01767 627927. shuttleworth.org

18 Military Fly-In and East England Military Museum Vehicles Display Old Buckenham, Norfolk. oldbuck.com

18 Ulster Flying Club Fly-In Newtownards, Northern Ireland. Free landings. Tel: 0289 181327. ulsterflyingclub.com

22-23 Clacton Airshow West Greensward, Clacton Seafront, Essex. clactonairshow.com

24 Dawlish Air Show Dawlish Seafront, Devon. dawlishairshow.co.uk

24 Vintage Aircraft and Classic Cars Open Day Henstridge, Somerset. henstridge airfield.com

24 Microlight Fly-In Fenland, Lincolnshire. fenlandairfield.co.uk

24-25 Dunsfold Wings and Wheels Dunsfold Park, Surrey. wingsandwheels.net

24-25 British Aerobatic Association Tiger Trophy Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire. aerobatics.org.uk/events-info.htm

25 Dick’s Farewell Fly-In Marking the Retirement of ‘Mr Popham’ Dick Richardson Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

26 Cold War Jets Open Day Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire. bruntingthorpeaviation.com

25 Little Gransden Air & Car Show Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire. littlegransdenshow.co.uk

26 Props & Pistons and Lancaster Taxy Runs Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire. lincsaviation.co.uk

27 Vintage Aircraft Club All-Hallows Rally Wellesbourne Mountford, Gloucestershire. vintageaircraftclub.org.uk

28 Helicopter Museum Open Cockpit Day The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Tel: 01934 635227. helicoptermuseum.co.uk

29-1 September Bournemouth Air Festival Bournemouth Seafront, Dorset. bournemouthair.co.uk.

30-1 September Light Aircraft Association Rally Sywell, Northamptonshire. lightaircraftassociation.co.uk

30-8 September Prestwick World Festival of Flight Prestwick, Ayr, Scotland. worldfestivalofflight.com

31-1 September RAFA Shoreham Airshow 2013 Shoreham Airport, Sussex shorehamairshow.co.uk

31-1 September Rhyl Air Show Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales. rhylairshow.co.uk

31-1 September Northern International Air Show Portrush Seafront, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland. niinternationalairshow.co.uk

OVERSEAS

AUGUST

1-4 Warbirds and Legends 2013 Forbes Field, Topeka, Kansas, USA. warbirdsandlegends.org

2-4 Seafair 2013 Air Show Weekend Lake Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA. seafair.com

3-4 Pioneer and World War I Air Displays Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

6-10 US Popular Rotorcraft Association International Convention of Homebuilt Rotorcraft Mentone, Indiana, USA. pra.org

9-11 46th International KZ Rally & Stauning Airshow Stauning, Denmark. kzrally.dk veteranflyklubben.dk

9-11 Abbotsford International Airshow Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. abbotsfordairshow.com

10-11 Community Weekend and Pioneer and World War I Air Displays Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

16-18 International Oldtimer Fly and Drive-In and 30th Annual Gathering of Stelio Frati Designs Schaffen-Diest, Belgium. dac.be

17-18 Roskilde Airshow 2013 Roskilde Lufthavn, Denmark. airshow.dk

17-18 Pioneer and World War I Air Displays Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

17-18 Chicago Air and Water Show North Avenue Beach, Chicago, Illinois, USA. www.chicagoairandwatershow.us

23-25 Tannkosh 2013 Tannheim, Germany. tannkosh.de

23-25 EAS 50 Celebrating 50 Years of Experimental Aviation in Switzerland Grenchen, Switzerland. eas50.ch