23rd-24th August, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

Last updated: April 19, 2018 at 9:12 am

Essex’s only major seaside airshow presents two days of aerial entertainment between Clacton Pier and the Martello Tower attracting audiences of 200,000. Impressive aerobatic displays will take to the skies whilst a whole host of exhibition, trade stands, food court and on-site entertainment are available at ground level.

Images from 2017 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)
  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (F) RAF Typhoon Display Team/29(R) Sqn (THURSDAY ONLY)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Avro Lancaster B1 (F)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Supermarine Spitfire x 2 (F)

British Army

  • The Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team (F)  – Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • BAC Strikemaster Mk82a (F) NWMAS


  • Great War Display Team – RAF SE5a x 2 (F)
  • Great War Display Team – RAF BE2c (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Avro 504K (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Sopwith Triplane (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Fokker Dr1 x 2 (F)
  • Great War Display Team – Junkers CL1 x 2 (F)


  • Schweizer 300C “OTTO” (F) O’Brien’s Flying Circus
  • 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: Great War Display Team ; The Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team