The Royal Navy Black Cats Helicopter Display Team have released their 2023 schedule. 825NAS will once again provide the crew and aircraft for the display which returns to a duo format for 2023.. As well as their own display, some venues may see some special formations with the team flying with the historic aircraft of the NavyWings Heritage Flight. Leading the team once again will be Lt Cdr Jim Carver.


  • 3rd-4th – English Riviera Airshow, Paignton, Devon (SOLO)
  • 11th – RAF Cosford Air Show, Shropshire
  • 24th – National Armed Forces Day Event, Falmouth, Cornwall


  • 1st-2nd – Wales Airshow, Swansea
  • 2nd – AFD Taunton, Somerset (Flypast)
  • 15th – BRNC Open Day, Dartmouth (Static Display)
  • 21st – Wildcat Maritime Force Cocktail Party, RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset
  • 27th – RNAS Yeovilton Families Day, Somerset


  • 10th – RAF Shawbury Families Day, Shropshire
  • 31st – Bournemouth Air Festival, Dorset


  • 1st-3rd – Bournemouth Air Festival, Dorset
  • 9th-10th – Belgian Air Forces Day, Kleine Brogel, Belgium