1st-2nd July 2017, Blackbushe Airport, Hampshire

Last updated: June 27, 2017 at 15:39 pm

Today, Blackbushe is a thriving hub for general and business aviation. However it started out as RAF Hartford Bridge 75 years ago. To mark this milestone anniversary, Blackbushe Airport will host the ‘Festival of Flight’ – Two fantastic family days that will appeal to all, not just the flying enthusiasts.

No less than three choirs, the ‘Rock Choir’, ‘Military Wives Choir’, and ‘Champagne at the Blitz’ will be providing rousing entertainment on the ground, while in the air aircraft ranging from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster, to fighters such as the Spitfire and Mustang, Breitling Wing Walkers, gliders, sky diving and helicopters will fill our sky with iconic sights and sounds. Many historic and interesting aircraft will also fill the static park, while the exhibition area is bound to provide interest for all ages.  The “Children’s’ Zone” will provide the entertainment younger visitors may seek.

Essential Show Information


Official Airshow Website

Ticket Information

Latest Aircraft Participation

Royal Air Force

  • Boeing Chinook HC4/6 (S) RAF Odiham
  • Grob Tutor T1 (S) SUAS

British Army

  • Army Historic Aircraft Flight Trust – de Havilland Canada Beaver AL1 (S)
  • Army Historic Aircraft Flight Trust – Agusta/Bell Sioux AH1 (F)
  • Army Historic Aircraft Flight Trust – Westland Scout AH1 (F)
  • Army Historic Aircraft Flight Trust – Taylorcraft Auster AOP9 (S)

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • Westland Wasp HAS1 (F) Terry Martin
  • BAC Jet Provost T3 (S) JP Display Team
  • Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 (S)
  • Percival Pembroke C1 (S)
  • Westland WA341 Gazelle x 2 (S) The Gazelle Squadron


  • North American P-51D Mustang (F) Norwegian Spitfire Foundation/Boultbee
  • North American P-51D Mustang (F) Hangar 11
  • Supermarine Spitfire IX (F) Boultbee
  • Supermarine Spitfire PRXI (F) Hangar 11 Collection
  • Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (F/S) Plane Sailing
  • Douglas C-47A Skytrain (S) Aces High
  • Hawker Hurricane I (S) BHHH
  • Avro C19 Anson (S) BAE Systems Heritage Flight


  • Breitling Wingwalkers – Boeing Stearman  (F)
  • O’Brien’s Flying Circus – Piper J3C Cub (F)
  • Pitts S-2S Special (F) Rich Goodwin
  • FireFlies Aerobatic Team – Vans RV4 x 2 (F)
  • Turbulent Display Team – Druine D31 Turbulent x 4 (F)
  • AeroBility Flypast – Piper Cherokee, Yak-52, Extra 300 (F)
  • Pitts S-1S Special (S) Private
  • Antonov An-2 (F) HA-ANG/Para Support for CRWSADERS
  • Team CRWSADERS (F) 4-way rotation and 2-way sequential Canopy Formation team
  • Historic Gliders – Types TBC (S)
  • de Havilland Canada Twin Otter (S) British Antarctic Survey
  • Extra 300LP (S) 2Excel Aviation
  • Cessna C206 Caravan (S)
  • Cessna Citation (S) Blink Aviation
  • Cessna C172 (S) Float-Equipped
  • Gulfstream G280 (S)
  • Yakovlev Yak-52 (S) Aerobility
  • de Havilland DH89a Dragon Rapide (SP)
  • Percival Vega Gull (S)
  • Rotorsport Calidus (S)
  • Cirrus CR22T (S)

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