RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight have released their displays dates for 2016.


  • 1st May – Abingdon Air & Country Show (Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 8th May – Shuttleworth Season Premiere Airshow (Lancaster)
  • 28th May – Lanc Tank and Military Machines, East Kirkby (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 28th May – SKYLIVE Airshow, Durham Tees Valley Airport (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 28th-29th May – The American Air Show, IWM Duxford (Dakota, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 30th May – Lanc Tank and Military Machines, East Kirkby (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 30th May – Driffield Vintage Fair & Air Display (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)


  • 10th-11th June – Royal Netherlands Air Force Luckmachtdagan, Leeuwarden (Dakota, Spitfire x 2)
  • 11th June – Throckmorton Airshow (Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 11th-12th June – Merlins & Motorcycles, Headcorn (Spitfire)
  • 11th-12th June – Torbay Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 11th June – Biggin Hill Festival of Flight (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 18th-19th June – Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Day (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 19th June – RAF Cosford Air Show (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 19th June – Bob Jones Memorial Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 25th June – National Armed Forces Day Event, Cleethorpes (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 25th-26th June – Plymouth Armed Forces Day and Flying Dipslay (Dakota)
  • 25th-26th June – Belgian Air Forces Days, Florennes (Lancaster, Spitfire)


  • 2nd – RNAS Yeovilton Internationa Air Day (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 2nd-3rd – Wales National Airshow, Swansea (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 2nd-3rd – Great Yorkshire AirFest, Church Fention (Dakota, Spitfire x 2)
  • 3rd July – Heveningham Hall Country Fair (Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 3rd July – Battle of Britain Memorial Day, Capel-le-Ferne (Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 8th-10th July – Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 9th-10th July – Great Rempstone Steam and Country Show (Spitfire – 10th Only, Dakota – 9th Only)
  • 22nd-24th July – Sunderland International Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 23rd-24th July – Bexhill Roaring 20s (Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 23rd July – Scotland’s National Airshow, East Fortune (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)


  • 6th August – East Kirkby Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 6th-7th August – Weald of Kent Steam Fair, Woodchurch (Spitfire)
  • 6th-7th August – Newcastle Festival of Flight, Northern Ireland (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 7th August – Military and Flying Machines, Damyns Hall (Spitfire, Dakota)
  • 7th-8th August – Blackpool Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 10th August – Minehead Summer Festival (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 11th-14th August – Airbourne, Eastboune International Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 13th-14th August – Cleethorpes 1940’s Military Show (Dakota, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 14th August – Herne Bay Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 17th August – Weymouth Carnival (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 18th-21st August – Bournemouth Air Festival (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 20th-21st August – Whitby Regatta (Dakota, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 25th-26th August – Clacton Airshow (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 26th-27th August – Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta (Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 27th-28th August – Dunsfold Wings and Wheels (Dakota, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 27th-28th August – Rhyl Air Show (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 28th August – Little Gransden Air & Car Show (Lancaster)
  • 29th August – Uffington White Horse Show (Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 29th August – Aylsham Show (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 29th August – Pistons and Props, East Kirkby (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)


  • 3rd-4th September – Largs Viking Festival (Lancaster)
  • 3rd September  – Scottish International Airshow, Ayr (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 3rd-4th September – Airwaves, Northern Ireland International Airshow, Portrush (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 3rd-4th September – Shackerstone Family Festival (Hurricane, Spitfire)
  • 3rd-4th September – The Victory Show, Cosby (Spitfire, Hurricane) (Dakota – 3rd Only)
  • 3rd – Melton Mowbury (Dakota)
  • 8th September – Jersey International Air Display (Lancaster, Spitire, Hurricane)
  • 8th September – RAFA Guernsey Air Display (Lancaster, Spitire, Hurricane)
  • 9th-11th September – Goodwood Revivial (Lancaster – 9th & 10th Only, Spitfire x 2, Hurricane)
  • 10th-11th September – Southport Airshow (Lancaster, Hurricane, Spitfire)
  • 11th September – International Sanicole Airshow, Belgium (Dakota)
  • 17th September – Brough Centenary Celebration (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)
  • 24th-25th September  – Footman James Sywell Classic (Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane)