The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight have a busy season ahead of them in 2024 with several events marking the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and Operation Market Garden. This listing below highlights some of the events scheduled to see a full display by at least one of the BBMF’s aircraft. Some of the bigger airshows will see a special five-ship routine featuring the Lancaster and four fighters with the flight aiming to keep its collection aircraft in front of the crowd longer during each display.


May

  • 25th – Lanc, Tank and Military Machines, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire
  • 27th – Lanc, Tank and Military Machines, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire
  • 31st – Midlands Air Festival, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire

June

  • 1st-2nd – English Riviera Airshow, Paignton, Devon
  • 1st-2nd – Duxford Summer Air Show – D-Day80, IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire
  • 1st-2nd – Midlands Air Festival, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
  • 2nd – Shuttleworth Military Weekend, Old Warden, Bedfordshire
  • 5th – D-Day 80th Anniversary National Event, Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • 9th – RAF Cosford Air Show, Shropshire
  • 13th – Guernsey Battle of Britain Air Display, Channel Islands
  • 15th – HM The King’s Birthday Flypast, London
  • 15th – Glize-Rijen, Netherlands
  • 22nd – Northern Ireland Armed Forces Day, Newtownabbey, NI
  • 22nd – Morecombe Armed Forces Day, Lancashire
  • 22nd-23rd – Sywell Airshow, Northamptonshire
  • 29th-30th – Shuttleworth Festival of Flight, Old Warden, Bedfordshire
  • 29th – Scarborough Armed Forces Day, North Yorkshire
  • 29th – Plymouth Armed Forces Day, Devon
  • 29th-30th – North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Weekend, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
  • 30th – Armed Forces Day and Community Fun Day, Folkestone, Kent
  • 30th – Isle of Wight Armed Forces Day, Ryde, IOW

July

  • 5th – Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn, Kent
  • 6th – Teignmouth Airshow, Devon
  • 6th-7th – Wales Airshow, Swansea
  • 6th – F1 Grand Prix, Silverstone, Northamptonshire
  • 7th – Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn, Kent
  • 13th-14th – Southport Airshow, Lancashire
  • 20th-21st – Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire

August

  • 3rd – Bray International Air Display, Republic of Ireland
  • 10th-11th – Blackpool Airshow, Lancashire
  • 10th-11th – Golden Age of Aviation Airshow, Compton Abbas, Dorset
  • 11th – Withernsea’s Blue Light Weekend, East Yorkshire
  • 15th-18th – Airbourne, Eastbourne International Airshow, East Sussex
  • 21st – Cromer Carnival, Norfolk
  • 21st – RAF Syerston – National Air and Space Camp, Nottinghamshire
  • 22nd-23rd – Clacton Airshow, Essex
  • 24th – Meeting Aérien International de la Somme – Hauts de France , Aéroport Albert-Picardie, Hauts-de-France, France
  • 25th – Little Grandson Air & Car Show, Cambridgeshire
  • 29th-31st – Bournemouth Air Festival, Dorset
  • 31st – Shuttleworth Flying Proms Weekend, Old Warden, Bedfordshire
  • 31st-1st September – Chatsworth Country Fair, Derbyshire

September

  • 6th-7rh – International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight, Ayr, Ayrshire
  • 7th-8th – Northern Ireland International Airshow, Portrush, Coleraine
  • 12th – Jersey International Air Display, Channel Islands
  • 14th-15th – Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow, IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire
  • 21st – Airborne 24 – 80th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden, Oosterbeek, Netherlands
  • 21st – Bradwell Waterside Air Display, Essex
  • 21st-22nd – International Sanicole Airshow, Hetchel, Belgium
  • 28th – BBMF Members Day, RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire

October

  • 5th – IWM Duxford Flying Finale, Cambridgeshire