Are you looking for a display act for your show or event? Or are you looking for someone to manage your event? In the directory you’ll find the most comprehensive list of links to UK and european based display acts that regular appear at UK air shows. There is also a list of support and management organisations that can help you put on that special event.
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Aerobatic and Team Displays
- aeroSPARX – a Night Air-Display Revolution
- Airborne Pyrotechnics – The Sydney Charles Display Team
- Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers – The World’s only Formation Wingwalking Display Team
- Air-Displays.co.uk – Mark Jefferies displays the awesome Extra 330SC
- Bader’s Bus Company Display Team – UK’s FIRST Disabled Flying Display Team created by Douglas Bader Foundation and Aerobility.
- Baltic Bees Jet Team – Proffessional civilian jet team based in Latvia
- The Blades – The UK’s First Full Time Fourship Display Team flying Extra EA300LP
- Breitling Jet Team – The Premier Civilian Jet Display Team flying L-39 Albatross
- British Aerobatic Academy – The British Aerobatic Academy is the only aerobatic academy in the UK. Adrian Willis is am the chief instructor for the British Aerobatic Academy and can offer dymnaic and exciting displays in either the Extra 200 or Sukhoi Su-29.
- The CAPTENS – Precision formation aerobatics in the classic CAP 10
- The Cheeky Champ – The Cheeky Champ has arrived. With loads of twists and turns, humps and bumps, the Champ just wants to have fun.
- G-FORCE Aerobatics – Dramatic aerobatic displays at your air show, open day or fete, private event, wedding or corporate day
- EZ Display – The Rutan Model 61, Long-EZ is a homebuilt aircraft, designed by Burt Rutan (pronounced “ Long Easy”).Flown by Dan Gay. Dan Lives in Norfolk but is originally from Chicago.
- FireFlies Aerobatic Team – The FireFlies consist of two Vans RV4 aircraft flown by Pilots Jon Gowdy and Andy Durston performing both day and twilight shows.
- Fokker Four – Fourship display of Fokker S11 Instructors
- Gerald Cooper Aerobatics – Stunning aerobatic displays in the Xtreme Air XA41 from UK Champion Aerobatic pilot Gerald Cooper
- gliderFX Display Team – Unique Aerobatics in the world’s best aerobatic gliders including twilight displays and banner towing
- Gyro Air Display – Something refreshingly New and Different for Air Display season. Autogyro displays by Peter Davies
- Invert.Me.Uk – Aerobatics from Justyn Gorman in the Extra 300L and Vans RV4
- Jump4Heroes – Royal British Legion Parachute Display Team
- Lauren Richardson Airshows – Aerobatics in the Pitts S-1S Special
- Matadors Aerobatic Team – The amazing duo of Xtreme Air XA41s flown by Paul Bonhomme and Steve Jones
- O’Brien’s Flying Circus – Crazy Flying and Trailer Top Landing displays by Brendan O’Brien
- Raven Display Team – Vans RV Formation Display Team
- Patrouille REVA aka Space Kinghts
- Phil Burgess Aerobatics – Aerobatic Displays in the Rihn DR-107 One Design and Pitts S-1C Special
- Rich Goodwin Airshows – The Ultimate Biplane for Air Show Entertainment
- Scandinavian Airshow II – Pitts Python, Pitts S2B “Wasp” and the Skycats Wingwalkers
- Simon Johnson – Aerobatic displays by one of the UK’s top competition pilots
- Skytricks – Anna Walker’s Jungmann, Banner Towing and Corporate Flying
- Stampe Formation Team – The Stampe formation display team is an airshow act in the finest traditions of classical barnstorming aviation from the 1930s and 40s.
- The Tiger 9 – Aeronautical Display Team of nice de Havilland Tiger Moths
- The Tiger Club’s Turbulent Team – The Team’s Official Website
- Twirlybatics – Providing air displays to the South West and further afield!
- The Twister Aerobatics Team – Exciting synchronised and formation aerobatic displays led by Peter Wells
- Ultimate High – Precision Aerobatics in Extra 300s
- Wildcat Aerobatics – Wildcat aims to deliver a crowd-thrilling formation aerobatic spectacular, primarily in East Anglia and will partake in airshows and display at other events both public and private from 2012 onwards
- Wingwalking UK – Wingwalking displays flown by Mike Dentith and Tony Richards
- Victors Formation Team – The Victors are a formation team that provides demonstrations with 4 Piper PA28 aircraft.
- Viper Aerobatics – Viperaerobatics are a group of aviation enthusiasts who enjoy flying aeroplanes and are passionate about flying, competing, and displaying the iconic Pitts S2B biplane.
- The Yakovlevs – Four ship, Two Ship and Solo displays in Yak-50s and a Yak-Super-52
Pyrotechnic Air Display Teams
Twilight pyrotechnic air displays have become a firm highlight of many events around the UK and Europe recently. The range of these displays continues to grow with gliders, light aircraft and even helicopters being modified to carry fireworks and LED lighting.
AeroSPARX – a pair of Grob 109s modified with stunning LED effects and wingtip pyrotechnics
Airborne Pyrotechnics / Sydney Charles Display Team – We can offer spectacular, quiet or loud, affordable displays with one, two or three aircraft, for weddings, garden parties and air displays.
Blanix Team – The performance by the Blanix-team includes classic aerobatics in addition to the mirror flight, which have to be presented either synchronised or practically in display. The show is supported by some soft music as well as smoke and light effects on the wingtips.
O’Brien’s Flying Circus – Firework spectaculars with a Piper J3C Cub and ‘OTTO the Helicopter’
Fireflies Aerobatic Team – We are one of the few aerobatic display teams in the world able to offer twilight pyrotechnic air displays, and a display from the FireFlies is guaranteed to be a truly unforgettable experience for your event, be it large or small, day or evening.
GliderFX – We are offer stunning and unique aerobatic displays in the world’s most exciting aerobatic gliders aided by wingtip smoke and pyrotechinics.
Johan Gustafsson Airshows – Twilight Glider Aerobatics by Swedish Champion Aerobatc Pilot, Johan Gustafsson
Pilots of the Purple Twilight – The Pilots of the Purple Twilight offer unique aerial pyrotechnic spectaculars for special events. Our highly experienced display pilots will tailor their displays to your event whether it is large and small. We can offer displays for weddings, parties and corporate events held at a wide variety of locations and if suitable can even land to meet and greet your guests.
Scandinavian Airshow – Aerial Firework Displays in the mighty Grumman AgCat
Twister Aerobatics Team – Beautiful formation pyrotechnic air displays with the Silence SA1100 Twister
Mark Jefferies Aerobatics – Pyrotechnic aerobatic displays by UK National Aerobatic Champion Mark Jefferies
Historic Aircraft Operators
- Air Leasing Ltd – Air Leasing LTD was founded in 1984 to specialise in the restoration and maintenance and operation of World War II era fighters.
- The Aircraft Restoration Company at Duxford – Bristol Blenheim rebuild, Spitfires and more
- Amici dell’Hunter – Ex Swiss AF Hunter T68
- Antonov An-2 Club – Airshow flying and static displays by An-2 HA-MKF
- Aviodrome – C-47 and Constellation operations
- Austor AOP6 TW536 – Historic Auster flown by Kevin Hale
- The B-17 Preservation Trust – B-17G Flying Fortress Sally-B
- Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar – The Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar Ltd is based at the famous WW2 RAF aerodrome at Biggin Hill, Kent. The aircraft we operate comprise of several superb airworthy examples of legendary WW2 Supermarine Spitfire fighter aircraft, each with extensive wartime histories.
- Bronco Demo Team – The Bronco Demo Team was created in 2010 by a group of OV-10 Bronco enthousiasts, with the main goal to present the Bronco in its natural environment; flying through the sky.
- Classic Formation – Swiss based team flying a DC-3 and a trio of Beech 18s
- Classic Warbird Displays – Yakovlev Yak-3 G-OLEG & Bucker Bestmann
- Dakota Norway
- Dutch Dakota Association
- The Fighter Collection– Home of Europe’s largest collection of Piston Engined Fighters
- Flying Bulls – Austrian based campany flying B-25 Mitchell, T-28 Trojan, F4U Corsair sponsored by Red Bull Drinks
- Foster Wikner Wicko – Homepage for Wicko G-AFJB
- Gnat Display Team – The team currently consists of three Folland Gnat T. Mk1 aircraft expertly maintained and displayed at airshows for the benefit of the public to see.
- The Grace Spitfire – Spitfire T9 ML407
- The Great War Display Team – SE5A, Sopwith Triplane, Fokker Triplane, RAF BE2c and Junkers CL1 replicas in exciting dogfight displays
- Hangar 11 – Peter Teichman’s Collection
- Hardwick Warbirds – Maurice Hammond’s Collection
- Hawker Hunter Aviation – Hunter F58s, Buccaneer and Sukhoi Su-22
- The Historic Aircraft Collection at Duxford – Home of Spitfire Vb BM597, Hurricane XIIc G-HURI and a Feisler Storch
- Historic Helicopters – Westland Whirlwind, Westland Wessex and Westland Sea King
- Huey.co.uk – UH-1H Iroquois and OH-6A Loach Vietnam era helicopters
- Hunterverein Obersimmental – Hunter F58 Papyrus
- Hurricane 501 – Hawker Hurricane I V7497
- Hurricane Heritage – Custodians of Hawker Hurricane 1 R4118
- Jet Aerobatics – Jet Provost Mk5 XW324
- Jet Provost Display Team – Jet Provost T3 XN637
- KLu Historic Flight – Spitfire IX MK732, B-25 Mitchell, DHC Beaver, Stinson and Fokker F27!
- L4 Grasshopper 480480 – Glenn Denny’s L-4 Cub
- Memorial Flight Association– MD311 Flamant
- Mikael Carlson – Bleriot XI and Tummelisa
- NA-64 Yale 3349 – North American NA-64 Yake 3349
- North Wales Military Aviation Services – BAC Strikemaster G-SOAF
- Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron – Lockheed T-33 Silver Star, MiG-15 aplus de Havilland Vampire T55 and FB6
- T6 Harvard Aviation – Classic Air Displays in NA Harvard ‘Wacky Rabbit’
- The Old Buckers – Bücker Jungmann formation display team
- The Old Flying Machine Company at Duxford – Home of Spitfire MkIX MH434
- Plane Sailing Ltd – Operators of Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina G-PBYA
- Real Aeroplane Company – Taff Smith’s collection based at Breighton
- Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
- Seagull Formation – Flying the Piaggio Folke Wulf Fw.149D
- Shipping and Airlines – Based at the historic London – Biggin Hill Airport, Shipping and Airlines is the premier light aircraft maintenance facility in the South-East of England.
- Shuttleworth Collection – Edwardian pioneers through to the Spitfire and Hurricane of WW2
- Super Constellation Flyers – Home of the Swiss based Lockheed Super Constellation
- Swedish Air Force Historic Flight – SAAB J29 Tunnan, AJS37 Viggen, Hawker Hunter and many other unique historic types from Sweden
- T-28S Fennec G-TROY
- Vampire Preservation Group – Operators of Vampire T11 VZ507
- Warbirds of Norway
Military Display Teams
- Army Air Corps Historic Flight
- Army – The Tigers Parachute Display Team
- Army Parachute Display Team “The Red Devils”
- Belgian Air Component F-16 Demo Team
- Chilian Air Force National Display Team “Los Halcones”
- Finnish Air Force National Display Team “Midnight Hawks”
- French Air Force Aerobatics Team “l’Equipe de Voltige”
- French Air Force National Display Team “La Patrouille De France”
- French Air Force Rafale Solo Display Team
- Italian Air Force National Display Team “Il Frecce Tricolore”
- Polish Air Force National Display Team “Team Orliky”
- Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team “The Red Arrows”
- Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
- Royal Air Force Chinook Display Team
- Royal Air Force Tutor Display Team
- Royal Air Force Typhoon Display Team
- Royal Air Force Parachute Display Team “The Falcons”
- Royal Navy Black Cats Display Team
- Royal Navy Historic Flight
- Royal Navy Raiders Parachute Display Team
- Royal Canadian Armed Forces “Snowbirds”
- Royal Jordanian Falcons
- Royal Netherlands Air Force Historic Flight
- Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16AM Demonstration Team
- Royal Netherlands Air Force AH-64D Apache Demo Team
- Russian Air Force “Russian Knights” Display Team
- Russian Air Force “Swifts” Display Team
- Swiss Air Force National Display Team “Patrouille Suisse”
- Swiss Air Force National Display Team – The PC-7 Team
- Swiss Air Force Super Puma Display Team
- Swiss Air Force F/A-18C Hornet Display Team
- Swiss Air Force Events
- Turkish Air Force National Display Team “Turkish Stars”
- Turkish Air Force F-16 Solo Display Team “SoloTurk”
- US Air Force National Display Team “The Thunderbirds”
- US Air Force Air Combat Command Displays
- US Navy National Display Team “Blue Angels”
Air Display Support Organisations
- Aero Safety Support International – a not-for-profit, wholly-owned, subsidiary company of the UK Civil Aviation Authority
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation – promotes the objective, as set out by British Government, of making the United Kingdom the best country in the world for General Aviation
- Air Tattoo Event Services – Aviation Event Management Services
- AVSafe – Aviation Safety Associates offers advice and guidance on a wide range of aviation safety issues.
- British Air Display Association
- The Civil Aviation Authority
- The CAA Safety Regulation Group
- Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises
- De Havilland Support Ltd
- De Havilland Moth Club
- Devonair – DH104 Dove and Devon Restoration and Support
- European Airshow Council
- The General Aviation Safety Council – GASCo
- Hawker Restorations – Hawker Hurricane Restorations
- International Council of Airshows
- Military Aviation Authority
- R5 Air Displays
- SkyFever – Brendan O’Brien – O’Brien’s Flying Circus, Airshow Commentary and Aviation Experiences
- Skysport Engineering Ltd – Vintage Aircraft Resoration Specialists
- Slipstreamevents.net – Air display and hot air balloon event consultants, supplier & operator of temporary air traffic control systems, suppliers of very high quality sound & music systems, event production, flying directors & ground handling teams.
- Smoking Airplanes – Approved Smoke Systems
- Team Merlin – Aircraft Rebuilds, Display Flying and Organising Airshow
- TSA Consulting – Air Display Management
- The United Kingdom Flight Safety Committee
- Vintage ATCO
- Vintage Fabrics Ltd
- World Airshow News