7th July 2018, RNAS Yeovilton (HMS Heron), Somerset

Last updated: June 11, 2018 at 15:06 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.

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Latest Aircraft Participation

Royal Navy

  • Westland Sea King ASaC7 (F) 849NAS
  • Leonardo Wildcat HMA2 (F) 815/825 NAS
  • Leonard Wildcat HMA2 x 2 (FP) 815/825 NAS
  • Leonardo Wildcat HMA2 x 3 (S) 815/825 NAS
  • Leonardo Merlin HC3i x 2 (F) CHF
  • Leonardo Merlin HM2 x 2 (S) RNAS Culdrose
  • Beechcraft Avenger T1 (S) 750 NAS/RNAS Culdrose
  • BAE Systems Hawk T1 (S) 736 NAS/RNAS Culdrose
  • Royal Navy Historic Flight – Hawker Sea Fury T10 (F)
  • Royal Navy Historic Flight – Fairey Swordfish I (F)
  • Royal Navy Historic Flight – Fairey Swordfish II (S)
  • McDonnell Douglas F-4K Phantom FG1 (S) RNAS Yeovilton
  • BAE Systems Sea Harrier FA2 (S) RNAS Yeovilton

Royal Air Force

  • Red Arrows – BAE Systems Hawk T1 x 9 (F)
  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (F) RAF Typhoon Display Team/29(R) Sqn
  • Boeing Chinook HC6/6A (F) RAF Chinook Display Team
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Supermarine Spitfire x 2 (F)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Douglas Dakota III (F)


  • Airbus Helicopters H125 (S)
  • Grob G120TP (S)

United States Navy

  • Boeing P-8A Poseidon (S) VP-10

United States Air Force

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

Belgian Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F) F-16 Demo Team
  • Sud-Aviation Alouette III (S)

Royal Canadian Air Force

  • McDonnell Douglas CF-188 Hornet (F) RCAF CF-18 Hornet Demo Team
  • Lockheed Martin CC-130J Hercules (S)

Czech Air Force

  • SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (F)
  • Aero Vodochody L-159A ALCA (F)

Royal Danish Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F)
  • Lockheed Martin F-16BM Fighting Falcon (S)

French Navy

  • Dassault Rafale M x 2 (F) 11F
  • NH Industries NH90NFH Caimen (S)
  • Aerospatiale/Westland Lynx HAS4 (S)
  • Dassault Falcon 50M (F)

German Navy

  • Lockheed P-3C Orion (S)

Hellenic Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (F) Zeus Demo Team

Royal Jordanian Air Force/Royal Jordanian Airlines

  • Royal Jordanian Falcons – Extra 330LX x 4 (F)

Lithuanian Air Force

  • Aero Vodochody L-39ZA Albatros (S)
  • Mil Mi-8T Hip (S)

Royal Netherlands Air Force

  • McDonnell Douglas KDC-10 (S)
  • Airbus Helicopters AS532U2 Cougar (S)
  • NH Industries NH90NFH (S)

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

  • Boeing E-3A Sentry (S) NATO AEW Component

Royal Norwegian Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules II (S)

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • Bristol 171 Sycamore (F) The Flying Bulls
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTi (F) Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
  • Morane-Saulnier MS760 Paris (F) Armor Aero Passion
  • Fouga CM175 Zephyr (F) Armor Aero Passion
  • Taylorcraft Auster AOP9 (S) Peter Gill
  • Taylorcraft Auster AOP6 (S) Kevin Hale
  • Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (S) Phillip Winterbottom
  • de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW2 (S) NavyWings
  • Westland Wasp HAS1 (S) Terry Martin/NavyWings
  • Westland Gazelle HT2 x 2 (F) Gazelle Squadron
  • Westland Gazelle HT3 (S) Gazelle Squadron
  • Westland Whirlwind HAR10 (S) LiftWest
  • SARO Skeeter AOP12 (S) Army Historic Aircraft Flight
  • Westland Scout AH1 (S) Army Historic Aircraft Flight
  • Hawker Sea Hawk FGA6 (S) Fleet Air Arm Museum
  • Westland Wasp HAS1 (S) Fleet Air Arm Museum
  • Westland Sea King HU5 (S) Fleet Air Arm Museum
  • Westland Wessex HU5 (S) Fleet Air Arm Museum


  • Bristol Scout (S) David Bremner/NavyWings
  • de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth (S) NavyWings/Kevin Crumplin
  • Avro C19 Anson (S) BAE Systems Heritage Flight


  • MBB Bo-105C (F) The Flying Bulls
  • Pitts S-2S Special (F) Rich Goodwin

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: ICAS Convention/Airshowstuff (CF-118)