13th July 2019, RNAS Yeovilton (HMS Heron), Somerset
Last updated: May 22, 2019 at 19:15 pm

The 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 the 2018 Event

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Ticket Information

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Latest Aircraft Participation

Royal Navy

  • Leonardo Merlin HM2 (F) Martime Role Demo
  • Leonardo AW159 Wildcat HMA2 x 2 (F) Martime Role Demo
  • Black Cats – Leonardo AW159 Wildcat HMA2 (F) (TBC) 825NAS
  • BAE Systems Hawk T1 (S) 736 NAS
  • Beechcraft Avenger T1 (S) 750 NAS

Royal Air Force

  • Red Arrows – BAE Systems Hawk T1 x 9 (F)
  • Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II (FP) 617 Sqn
  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (F) 29(R) Sqn/RAF Typhoon Display Team
  • Shorts Tucano T1 (F) 72(R) Sqn/RAF Tucano Display Team
  • Shorts Tucano T1 (S) 72(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)k

British Army

  • AgustaWestland WAH-64D Apache AH1 (F) Attack Helicopter Display Team
  • AgustaWestland WAH-64D Apache AH1 (S)

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 SA316B Alouette III (S)

German Navy

  • Lockheed P-3C Orion (S) MFG-3

Hellenic Air Force

  • Beechcraft T-6A Texan II (F) Daedalus Demo Team

Royal Jordanian Air Force/Royal Jordanian Airlines

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

Lithuanian Air Force

  • Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros (F)
  • Alenia C-27J Spartan (S)
  • Mil Mi-8UTV Hip (S)


  • Fairey Swordfish I (F) NavyWings
  • Fairey Swordfish II (S) NavyWings
  • Aeronca L-3B Grasshopper (S) Private
  • North American AT-6C Texan (F) Anglian War Birds

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • Breguet Br.1040 Alizé (F) Association Alizé Marine
  • Fouga CM-175 Zéphyr (F) Association Zéphyr 28
  • Morane Saulnier MS.760 Paris (F) – Armor Aéro Passion
  • Westland Wessex HU5 (F) Historic Helicopters
  • Westland Whirlwind HAR10 (S) Historic Helicopters
  • Westland Scout AH1 (F) Historic Army Aircraft Flight
  • Agusta/Bell Sioux AH1 (F) Historic Army Aircraft Flight
  • de Havilland Canada Beaver AL1 (F) Historic Army Aircraft Flight
  • Taylorcraft Auster AOP9 (F) Historic Army Aircraft Flight
  • BAC Strikemaster Mk80a (F) NWMAS
  • BAC Strikemaster Mk82a (F) NWMAS
  • Hawker Sea Fury T20 (F) NavyWings
  • Hawker Sea Fury FB11 (S) NavyWings
  • Westland Wasp HAS1 (F) NavyWings/Chris Marsden
  • Westland Wasp HAS1 (F) Terry Martin
  • Taylorcraft Auster AOP11 (S) Private
  • Beagle Husky (S) Private
  • Nanchang CJ-6A (S) Private
  • Cessna O-1A Bird Dog (S) Private
  • Gloster Meteor T7 1/2 (S) Martin Baker
  • Avro C19 Anson (S) BAE Systems Heritage Flight
  • Westland Gazelle HT2/3 x 3 (S) Gazelle Squadon


  • Taylorcraft Auster x 9 (S) Various Marks/Private
  • Westland Sea King HU5 (S) Heli Operations Ltd

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: Attack Helicopter Display Team Display Calendar ; Black Cats Helicopter Display Team Calendar ; NavyWings – Sea Fury & Swordfish