What’s on: May/June

Aviation events from around the UK and abroad

UK & IRELAND

MAY

3 Rockwell OV-10 Bronco Fan Day Cotswold (Kemble) Airport. broncodemoteam.com

3-4 Bonjour Bodmin Cornwall Flying Club, Bodmin, Cornwall. A weekend of French aircraft, cars, motorcycles, food, dress, anything French welcome. cornwallflyingclub.co.uk

3-4 Microlight Trade Show and Fly-In Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

3-4 The Shuttleworth Collection Model Air MayFly Old Warden, Bedfordshire. shuttleworth.org

3-4 Atomic Vintage Festival Sywell, Northamptonshire. atomicfestival.co.uk sywellaerodrome.co.uk/events.php

4 Vintage Sunday Fly-In Old Sarum, Wiltshire. PPR essential. Free landings for pre-1965 aircraft. oldsarumairfield.co.uk

4 Abingdon Air & Country Show Abingdon Airfield (Dalton Barracks), Oxfordshire. abingdonfayre.com

4 Spring Car Show Featuring contemporary and classic cars including TVR, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Rolls-Royce and Classic Corvette owners’ clubs. Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire. iwm.org.uk

4 ‘May-hem’ Fly-In Breighton, North Yorkshire. realaero.com

5 Aero/Autojumble, Classic Vehicle Rally & Fly-In Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

7 British Aerobatic Association Instructors’ Seminar Wellesbourne Mountford, Warwickshire. aerobatics.org.uk/events-info.htm

10 Open Cockpits Evening RAF Cosford, Shropshire. Tel: 01902 376200 rafmuseum.org.uk/cosford

10 The 1940s Hangar Dance Old Buckenham, Norfolk. oldbuck.com

10 Lancashire Aero Club Spring Fly-In and BBQ City Airport & Heliport (Barton), Manchester. cityairportandheliport.com

10 RIN TopNav Competition (South) White Waltham tinyurl.com/topnav14

10-11 Great War Centenary Vintage Aircraft Fly-In Stow Maries Aerodrome, Essex. fosma.co.uk

10-11 Spring Flying Meeting North Coates, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. Tel: 01472 388850 northcoatesflyingclub.co.uk

10-11 Battlegroup North Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, North Yorkshire. yorkshireairmuseum.org

11 SOPARA 14 in aid of the Parachute Regiment Charity Old Sarum, Wiltshire. Tel: 01635 268346

11 Vintage Piper Aircraft Fly-In Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

11 The Shuttleworth Collection Season Premiere Airshow Old Warden, Bedfordshire. Celebrating 50 Years of the Shuttleworth Veteran Aeroplane Society. shuttleworth.org

14 Handley Page Hampden — More Than a Restoration London Society of Air-Britain lecture by Darren Priday on the history and restoration of Hampden P1344 Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London W2. Doors open 7pm. Email: james.dale@tesco.net www.air-britain.com

17 Aeronca Fly-In and Air-Cooled Classics Rally Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

17 Events Day Fenland, Lincolnshire. Tel: 01406 540330. fenlandairfield.co.uk

17 RIN TopNav Competition (North) Retford (Gamston) tinyurl.com/topnav14

17-18 Tribute to the V-Force 2014 Dedicated to the Valiant, Victor and Vulcan V-Bombers (V-Force personnel reunion on 17th). Newark Air Museum, Nottinghamshire. 01636 707170. newarkairmuseum.org

17-18 Flights of Fantasy RAF Cosford, Shropshire. Tel: 01902 376200. rafmuseum.org.uk/cosford

17-18 British Aerobatic Association Golding-Barrett Trophy Competition Sleap, Shropshire. aerobatics.org.uk/events-info.htm

18 Italian Day Compton Abbas, Dorset. In conjunction with Moto Corsa Motorcycles. Free landings for Italian-manufactured aircraft. comptonabbasairfield.co.uk

18 Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts’ Fair Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex. Tel: 01423 862256. aircraftenthusiastfair.co.uk

24 The Shuttleworth Collection Classic Evening Airshow Old Warden, Bedfordshire. shuttleworth.org

24 Lincolnshire Lancaster Association Day East Kirkby, Lincolnshire. lincsaviation.co.uk

24 Llandudno Airshow Llandudno Seafront, Conwy, Wales llandudno-air-show.org.uk

24-25 Light Aviation Association Roadshow Goodwood, West Sussex. lightaircraftassociation.co.uk/2014/News/roadshows.html

24-25 D-Day Anniversary Air Show IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire. iwm.org.uk/events

24-25 ‘40s Weekend and Hangar Dance Wolverhampton-Halfpenny Green Airport, Staffordshire. wolverhamptonairport.co.uk

24-26 Falco Fly-In Old Buckenham, Norfolk. Open to Falcos, SIAI-Marchetti SF.260s or any Stelio Frati design. PPR. Contact David Moth Tel: 01953 499972. Email: moth.david@yahoo.com

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

25 The Vintage Festival Old Buckenham, Norfolk. Aircraft, cars and vehicles. oldbuck.com

26 Classic Wings And Wheels Day Bidford Gliding and Flying Centre, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. bidfordgliding.co.uk

26 American Air Day East Kirkby, Lincolnshire. lincsaviation.co.uk

26-30 Women in Aviation RAF Cosford, Shropshire. Tel: 01902 376200. rafmuseum.org.uk/cosford

29-1 June British Aerobatic Association Glider National Championships Saltby, Lincolnshire. aerobatics.org.uk/events-info.htm

30-1 June AeroExpo UK 2014 Sywell, Northamptonshire. aeroexpo.co.uk

31 British Aerobatic Association ‘Open’ Beginners’ Event Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire. aerobatics.org.uk/events-info.htm

JUNE

1 Microlight Fly-In Compton Abbas, Dorset. Free landings for all microlight pilots. comptonabbasairfield.co.uk

1 Vintage Sunday Fly-In Old Sarum, Wiltshire. PPR essential. Free landings for pre-1965 aircraft. oldsarumairfield.co.uk

1 de Havilland Moth Club ‘A Day in the Country’ Goodwood Aerodrome, West Sussex. dhmothclub.co.uk

1 British Precision Flying Association Competition Old Buckenham, Norfolk. precisionflying.co.uk

1 Thunder Day Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, North Yorkshire. yorkshireairmuseum.org

1 Biplane and Open Cockpit Fly-In (also open to all other aircraft types) Breighton, North Yorkshire. realaero.com

2 Mid-Summer Fly-In Lincoln Aero Club, Sturgate, Lincolnshire. lincolnaeroclub.co.uk/events.html

3-4 Heli UK Expo Sywell, Northamptonshire. heliukexpo.com

4-12 Around Britain Air Rally 2014 Leicester-Sherbourne-in-Elmet-Durham-Tees Valley-Fife (Glenrothes)-Kirkbride-Blackpool-Cardiff-Compton Abbas-Chichester (Goodwood). abar2014.co.uk

6-8 Scout Aerocamp Belle Vue, North Devon. Tel: 01752 406660, 07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk

6-8 American Yankee Association Annual European Gathering of Grumman Light Aircraft Sywell, Northamptonshire. sywell2014.co.uk

7-8 Folkestone Air Show The Leas and Seafront, Folkestone, Kent. folkestoneairshow.com

8 Fly-In (theme TBC) Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

8 Cambridgeshire Microlight Club Charity Fly-In Sutton Meadows, Cambridgeshire. Tel: 01353 778446. cambsmicrolightclub.co.uk

8 RAF Cosford Air Show Cosford, Shropshire. cosfordairshow.co.uk

8 Throckmorton Airshow Throckmorton, Worcestershire. throckmortonairshow.com

8 Welshpool Air Show and Festival of Transport Welshpool, Powys. welshpoolairshow.co.uk

11 Trident, the Unsung Hero London Society of Air-Britain lecture on the history of the DH/HS Trident airliner, its Autoland system and current restoration projects by Neil Lomax Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London W2. Doors open 7pm. james.dale@tesco.net air-britain.com

12-15 British Aerobatic Association Advanced and Unlimited National Championships Sywell, Northamptonshire. aerobatics.org.uk/events-info.htm

13-15 42nd Guernsey International Air Rally Guernsey, Channel Islands. Early booking essential at guernseyaeroclub.com

14 1st Festival of Flight and 50th Anniversary of the Red Arrows Biggin Hill, Kent BHFOF.co.uk

14 WW2 Day and Hangar Dance North Weald, Essex. dakotair.com

14-15 35th Annual Air-Britain Fly-In North Weald, Essex. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the SIAI-Marchetti SF.260 and 80th Anniversaries of the DH Hornet Moth, Dragon Rapide, and Bücker Jungmann. www.air-britain.com/flyin-about.html

14-15 Cockpit Fest 2014 and Aeroboot/Aerojumble Newark Air Museum, Nottinghamshire. 01636 707170. newarkairmuseum.org

14-15 Royal Aero Club Records, Racing and Rally Association Racing Weekend Sandown, Isle of Wight. britishairracing.com

15 The Shuttleworth Collection Airshow and Light Aircraft Association Party in the Park Old Warden, Bedfordshire. shuttleworth.org

15 Annual Fathers’ Day Fly-In & BBQ Priory Farm, Norfolk. Tel: 07799 695144. flypfa.co.uk

15 Wellesbourne Wings & Wheels 2014 Wellesbourne Mountford, Warwickshire. xm655.com/events.php

20-21 British Aerobatic Association Don Henry and Air Squadron Trophies Competitions Compton Abbas, Dorset. aerobatics.org.uk/events-info.htm comptonabbasairfield.com

OVERSEAS

MAY

2 British Precision Flying Association Competition Etampes, France. precisionflying.co.uk

3-4 Planes of Fame Airshow Chino Airport, California, USA. planesoffame.org

10-11 Vero Beach Air Show Vero Beach, Florida, USA. verobeachairshow.com

17 Flying Heritage Collection Aviation Day Paine Field, Everett, Washington, USA. flyingheritage.com

17-18 Royal Aero Club Records, Racing and Rally Association Racing Weekend Abbeville, France. britishairracing.com

17-18 Red Bull Air Races Putrajaya Lake, Malaysia. redbullairrace.com

17-18 Museum Opening Weekend & Spring Radio-Controlled Fun Fly Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

20-22 EBACE 2014 14th Annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition Palexpo Centre, Geneva, Switzerland. ebace.aero

20-25 ILA Air Show Berlin ExpoCenter Airport, Germany. ila-berlin.de

22-24 HeliRussia 2014 International Helicopter Industry Exhibition Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia. helirussia.ru/en

23-25 Klassikwelt Bodensee Friedrichshafen, Germany. klassikwelt-bodensee.de

24-25 RotorTech 2014 Helicopter Exhibition Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. austhia.com

29-1 June BullChipMeet 2014 (SAL Bulldogs and DHC Chipmunks) Abbeville, France. bullchipmeet.eu

31 Airexpo 2014 Muret-Lherm, France. airexpo.org

31 AOPA Regional Fly-In Indianapolis Regional Airport, Indiana, USA. aopa.org/fly-in

Most Read

JUNE

3-9 Dakotas Over Normandy D-Day Celebration and Airshow Cherbourg-Maupertus, France. daksovernormandy.com

4-13 35th Grunau Baby Sailplane Meeting Jezów Sudecki, Poland. ulf.ewert@osnanet.de

5-6 Rotax Fly-In Celebrating 25th Anniversary of the Rotax 912 engine family. Aero Club Weisse Moewe, Wels, Austria.

6-8 Mid-Atlantic Air Museum World War II Weekend Regional Airport, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. maam.org/maamwwii.html

6-8 Golden West Fly-In Yuba County Airport, Marysville, California, USA. goldenwestflyin.org

7-8 Meeting Aerién Amicale Jean-Baptiste Jean Salis La Ferté Alais-Cerny, France. ajbs.fr

12-14 Cannes Airshow and General Aviation Salon 2014 Cannes-Mandelieu, France. cannesairshow.com

13-15 Fly-In LFBK and Air France and KLM Employees Reunion St Yan, France. Flyin.LFBK.free.FR

14 Flying Heritage Collection Ace Makers’ Day Paine Field, Everett, Washington, USA. flying heritage.com

14-15 Airshow Season Opening Weekend & Fathers’ Day Special Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. oldrhinebeck.org

19-21 European Helicopter Show 2014 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. eurohelishow.com