Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

The Shuttleworth Collection hosts a number of airshows each year at Old Warden Aerodrome. Old Warden has its own very special atmosphere and each event has a unique theme combining the Collection’s unique fleet of historic aircraft with visiting display acts.

The 2020 Shuttleworth Collection Airshow calendar is as follows:

  • Sunday 3 May – Season Premiere (VE Day)
  • Saturday 16 May – Evening Airshow (Spies & intrigue)
  • Sunday 7 June – Flying Festival
  • Saturday 20 June – Evening Airshow (Biggles)
  • Sunday 5 July – Military Airshow
  • Saturday 18 July – Evening Airshow (The Richard Shuttleworth Garden Party, with the LAA)
  • Sunday 2 August – Family Airshow (At the Movies)
  • Saturday 15th August – Flying Proms
  • Sunday 6 September – Vintage Airshow (Clayton & Shuttleworth Showcase)
  • Sunday 4 October – Race Day

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Aircraft Participation

Last updated: February 19, 2020 at 10:15 am

Season Premiere – 3rd May


  • Supermarine Spitfire Vc (F) Shuttleworth
  • Hawker Sea Hurricane 1B (F) Shuttleworth
  • Hawker Hurricane I (F) Bygone Aviation Ltd
  • Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (F) (TBC) Plane Sailing Catalina Operations
  • de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth (F) Shuttleworth
  • Miles Magister (F) Shuttleworth
  • Miles Magister (F) Private
  • Westland Lysander IIIa (F) Shuttleworth
  • Polikapov Po-2 (F) Shuttleworth

Cold War Era

  • de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk (F) Shuttleworth
  • Percival Provost T1 (F) Shuttleworth


  • Blackburn B2 (F) BAE Systems Heritage Flight
  • Elenflish Electric Wren (F) Shuttleworth
  • Bleriot XI (F) Shuttleworth
  • Deperdussin (F) Shuttleworth
  • Blackburn Monoplane Type D (F) Shuttleworth
  • Bristol Boxkite (F) Shuttleworth
  • Avro Triplane (F) Shuttleworth


Evening Airshow – 16th May

  • Participation to be announced


Flying Festival – 7th June

  • Participation to be announced


Evening Airshow- 20th June

  • Participation to be announced


Military Airshow – 5th July

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • Westland Gazelle HT2/3 x 2 (F) (TBC) Gazelle Squadron


Evening Airshow – 18th July

  • Participation to be announced


Family Airshow- 2nd August

  • Participation to be announced


Vintage Airshow – 6th September


  • Stampe Formation Team – Stampe SV4 x 4 (F) (TBC)


Race Day – 4th October

  • Participation to be announced


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