The RAF Chinook Display Team have released their 2023 schedule. With the Chinook force’s operation tempo during 2023, it is a limited calendar compared to previous years. This year’s display captain is Flight Lieutenant Jim Hobkirk. He will be supported during displays by co-pilots Flt Lt Jamie ‘JJ’ Johnson and Flt Lt Ian ‘Coops’ Cooper.


  • 11th – RAF Cosford Air Show, Shropshire
  • 16th-17th – Turku Airshow, Finland
  • 24th – National Armed Forces Day Event, Falmouth, Cornwall


  • 15th-16th – Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire


  • 18th- Airbourne, Eastbourne International Airshow, East Sussex


  • 2nd-3rd – Bournemouth Air Festival, Dorset
  • 9th – International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight, Ayrshire
  • 9th-10th – Southport Airshow, Lancashire