18th-20th September 2020 – IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

From 6 July to 27 September 2020, IWM will mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, retelling the extraordinary story of the Second World War aerial campaign during the summer of 1940. IWM Duxford will open redeveloped areas of the historic site which played a direct role within the aerial campaign. The anniversary programme will culminate in a commemorative Battle of Britain Air Show Weekend from 18 to 20 September 2020.

Be part of this special three-day event commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The Friday spectacular Duxford Battle of Britain Proms starts off the 80th anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show weekend, remembering the men, women and aircraft entwined with Summer 1940.

The Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show brings to life Duxford’s finest hour as an important Second World War fighter station defending Great Britain from aerial attack in 1940. 

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Aircraft Participation

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Military Operators

Royal Air Force

  • Red Arrows – BAE Systems Hawk T1 x 9 (F)
  • 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)

Civilian Operators

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • BAC Strikemaster Mk82 x 2 (F) NWMAS

Warbirds

  • Supermarine Spitfire Ia (F) Imperial War Musuems /ARCo
  • Supermarine Spitfire Ia (F) Comanche Fighters
  • Supermarine Spitfire Ia (F) Comanche Fighters
  • Supermarine Spitfire Vc (F) Comanche Fighters
  • Supermarine Spitfire IXT (F) Aircraft Restoration Company/PT462
  • Supermarine Spitfire IXT (F) Aircraft Restoration Company/PV202
  • Supermarine Spitfire PRXI (F) Aircraft Restoration Company
  • Supermarine Spitfire PRXI (F) Hangar 11 Collection
  • Supermarine Spitfire XVIe (F) Spitfire Ltd
  • Supermarine Spitfire FRXVIII (F) Spitfire Ltd
  • Yakovlev Yak-3 (F) Will Greenwood
  • North American P-51D Mustang (F) Norwegian Spitfire Foundation
  • North American P-51D Mustang (F) Robert Tyrell
  • North American Harvard IV (F) Aircraft Restoration Company
  • de Havilland DH9 (F) Historic Aircraft Collection (FRIDAY PROMS ONLY)
  • Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina (F) (TBC) Plane Sailing Catalina Operations
  • Great War Display Team – Various A/C (F)

Civilian

  • The Blades – Extra 300LP x 4 (F)

 

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