17th-20th August 2017, Eastbourne Seafront, East Sussex

Last updated: July 19, 2017 at 11:48 am

Airbourne is one of the UK’s largest free airshows. The show is supported well by the Royal Air Force and the other UK armed services. Eastbourne also regularly attracts support from overseas, particularly the Belgian and Dutch air forces. As well as four days of flying displays, there are other events around Eastbourne including concerts and an impressive fireworks display.

Images from 2016 Event

Essential Show Information


Official Airshow Website

This Airshow is FREE!


Latest Aircraft Participation

Royal Air Force

  • Red Arrows – BAE Systems Hawk T1 x 9 (F) (FRI/SAT/SUN)
  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (F) 29sqn (FRI/SAT/SUN)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Avro Lancaster B1 (F) (THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Supermarine Spitfire (F) (THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Hawker Hurricane IIc (F) (THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN)
  • Boeing Chinook HC4/6 (F) (SUN)

British Army

  • Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team (F) (THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN) Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Belgian Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F) (Days TBC)

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTi (F) Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron (SAT/SUN)
  • BAC Strikemaster Mk82a (F) NWMAS (Days TBC)


  • North American P-51D Mustang (F) Miss Helen (FRI/SAT/SUN)
  • Hawker Hurricane IIb (F) Hangar 11 (SAT/SUN)
  • Hispano HA-1112-M1L Buchon (F) Aircraft Restoration Company (SAT/SUN)
  • Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (F) Plane Sailing (SAT/SUN)


  • Blades Aerobatic Team – Extra 300/33LP x 4 (F) (THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN)
  • Breitling Wingwalkers – Boeing Stearman x 2 (F) (THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN)
  • Pitts S-2S Special (F) Rich Goodwin (SAT/SUN)
  • Team Raven – Vans RV4/8 x 6 (F) (Days TBC)
  • Fireflies Aerobatic Team – Vans RV4 x 2 (F) (Days TBC)
  • Gyro Air Displays – Rotorsport Calidus (F) (THURS/FRI)


AIRCRAFT” – New Addition, (F) – Flying Display, (S) – Static Display, (F/S) – Flying and Static Display, (FP) – Flypast Only, (V) – Visiting Aircraft, (SP) – Support Aircraft, “AIRCRAFT” & (TBC)Participation To Be Confirmed by Organiser

CREDITS: Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team, NavyWings, The Blades, Breitling Wingwalkers