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

Last updated: April 18, 2018 at 14:44 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 2017 Event


Essential Show Information

SATNAV: BA22 8HB

Official Airshow Website

Ticket Information

Event News/Press Releases


Latest Aircraft Participation

Royal Navy

  • 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
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Supermarine Spitfire x 2 (F)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Douglas Dakota III (F)

French Navy

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

Royal Canadian Air Force

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

Belgian Air Force

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

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)

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)

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • Bristol 171 Sycamore (F) The Flying Bulls
  • 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

Civilian

  • 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)