8th July 2017, RNAS Yeovilton (HMS Heron), Somerset

Last updated: June 21, 2017 at 13:58 pm

RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day is the Royal Navy’s premier airshow and showcases the Fleet Air Arm alongside Royal Air Force, British Army and international military participants. There is also the pick of civilian display teams and historic warbirds and jets in an exciting five hour flying display and extensive static park.

The award-winning airshow attracts 35,000 visitors with significant UK and foreign military participation and support from the world’s leading aerospace companies. Air Day continues to build on its success having won Gold at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2013 and Bronze at the national Visit England Awards for Excellence.


Images from 2016 Event

Essential Show Information

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Official Airshow Website

Ticket Information

Event News/Press Releases


Latest Aircraft Participation

Royal Navy

  • Leonardo AW159 Wildcat HMA2 x 2 (F) 815/825 NAS
  • Leonardo AW159 Wildcat HMA2 x 2 (S) 815/825 NAS
  • Leonardo Merlin HM2 (F) RNAS Culdrose
  • Leonardo Merlin HM2 (S) RNAS Culdrose
  • Leonardo Merlin iHC3 (S) RNAS Yeovilton
  • Westland Sea King ASaC7 (S) RNAS Culdrose
  • Beechcraft Avenger T1 (S) RNAS Culdrose/750 NAS
  • BAE Systems Hawk T1 (S) RNAS Culdrose/736 NAS
  • Royal Navy Historic Flight – Fairey Swordfish I (S) (TBC)
  • Royal Navy Historic Flight – Fairey Swordfish II (S)
  • Royal Navy Historic Flight – Hawker Sea Fury T20 (F) (TBC)
  • Royal Navy Historic Flight – Hawker Sea Fury FB11 (S)
  • Royal Navy Raiders Parachute Display Team (F)

Royal Air Force

  • Red Arrows – BAE Systems Hawk T1 x 9 (F)
  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (F) 29(R) Sqn
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Avro Lancaster B1 (F)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Supermarine Spitfire (F)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight  – Hawker Hurricane IIc (F)
  • Shorts Tucano T1 (S) 72(R) Sqn
  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4/T3 (S) 1(F) Sqn

British Army

  • AgustaWestland WAH-64D Apache AH1 (F) AHDT
  • AgustaWestland WAH-64D Apache AH1 (S)
  • Leonardo Wildcat AH1 (S) RNAS Yeovilton
  • Britten-Norman Defender AL1 (S)

QinetiQ

  • AgustaWestland A109E (S)

United States Air Force

  • Boeing C-17A Globemaster III (S) 315th AW

Belgian Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F) F-16 Demo Team
  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F) 1 Sqn

Czech Air Force

  • SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (F)
  • Aero Vodochody L-159 ALCA x 2 (F) 
  • Aero Vodochody L-159 ALCA (S)

Royal Danish Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F)
  • Lockheed Martin F-16BM Fighting Falcon (S)
  • Westland Lynx Mk90B x 2 (S)

French Navy

  • Dassault Rafale M x 2 (F)
  • Breguet Atlantique II (F)
  • Aerospatiale/Westland Lynx HAS2/4 (S)

Irish Air Corps

  • Pilatus PC-9M (S)

Royal Jordanian Air Force/Royal Jordanian Airlines

  • Royal Jordanian Falcons – Extra 300L x 4 (F)

Polish Navy

  • Antonov An-28B1R Bryza (S)

Royal Netherlands Navy

  • NH Industries NH90NFH (S)

Swiss Air Force

  • Patrouille Suisse – Northrop F-5E Tiger II x 6 (F)

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTi (F) Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
  • Gloster Meteor T7 1/2 x 2 (S) Martin Baker
  • Westland Whirlwind HAR10 (F) LiftWest
  • Taylorcraft Auster AOP9 (S) Peter Gill
  • Westland Gazelle HT2 (S) Gazelle Squadron/NavyWings
  • McDonnell Douglas F-4K Phantom FG1 (S) Royal Navy
  • BAE Systems Sea Harrier FA2 x 2 (S) Royal Navy
  • de Havilland Sea Venom FAw21 (S) Fleet Air Arm Musuem
  • Westland Sea King HU5 (S) Fleet Air Arm Museum
  • Westland Wessex HU5 (S) Fleet Air Arm Museum
  • de Havilland Chipmunk T10 (S) Private
  • Westland Wasp HAS1 (S) Terry Martin

Warbirds

  • Great War Display Team – RAF BE2c (F)
  • Great War Display Team – RAF SE5a x 3 (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Sopwith Triplane (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Avro 504K (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Junkers CL1 x 2 (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Fokker Dr1 x 2 (F)
  • North American AT-6D Texan (F) Kennet Aviation
  • Douglas AD4N Skyraider (S) Kennet Aviation
  • Bristol Scout (S) David Bremner
  • Aeronca L3B Defender (S) Ellie Carter
  • Stinson Reliant I (S) NavyWings

Civilian

  • Pitts S-2S Special (F) Rich Goodwin
  • Yakovlev Yak-52 (S) G-YAKX/Private
  • Yakovlev Yak-52 (S) G-YAKH/Private
  • Yakovlev Yak-52 (S) Private
  • Yakovlev Yak-18T (S) G-YAKJ/Private
  • Boredom Fighter (S) Private

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: NavyWings, Great War Display Team, Airshowinfo.hu (Czech AF)Attack Helicopter Display Team (Facebook), Polish Navy, Westland Whirlwind HAR Mark 10 Facebook, Lauren Richardson, 72(R) Squadron (Twitter)