DISPLAYS

1.00PM – 2.00PM

GREAT WAR DISPLAY TEAM

This group of highly experienced pilots display replica World War One aircraft, exactly how they were flown during the Great War over the trenches of Northern France and Belgium.

YAKOVLEV YAK-3

The Yakovlev Yak-3 is a single-engine, single-seat World War II Soviet fighter. One of the smallest and lightest combat fighters, it produced an excellent performance and proved to be a formidable dogfighter.

RAF TUTOR T1

The Grob 115E, known as the Tutor T.Mk 1 in RAF service, was built and equipped especially for the RAF in Bavaria, Germany between 1999 and 2002.

CHEEKY CHAMP DISPLAY

The Cheeky Champ demonstration will display for the first year at the event, towing its 550ft colourful ribbon across the skies.

2.00PM – 3.00PM

AIRBORNE PYROTECHNICS – GROB 109B

The Grob 109b was built in Germany. It flies with multicoloured smoke trailing from the wings, providing a graceful display of aerobatics. Although it has an engine, once airborne the engine can be turned off, the propellor feathered and the aircraft becomes a conventional glider using thermals to soar.

CALIDUS AUTOGYRO

The innovative Calidus is unique and groundbreaking in design and engineering. This lightweight, two-seat aircraft was designed to take in scenery to the maximum from its transparent cockpit.

AEROSUPERBATICS WINGWALKERS

The world-renowned Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers has performed in over 20 countries with their breathtaking acrobatics and handstands and they are flying into Weston-super-Mare this year.

PITTS SPECIAL S1-S

Australian born Ian Smith brings his Platinum Jubilee inspired Red, White and Blue to Weston for the first time. This is also Ian’s display season, putting the Pitts through its paces and using his 600+ hours of aerobatics flying to good use. The Pitts Special is purpose-designed Aerobatic Bi-Plane, first developed in the mid-1940s and has been a favourite in the Aerobatics world ever since.

3.00PM – 4.00PM

BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL FLIGHT

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is a symbol of the Royal Air Force’s finest hour. The Hurricane and Spitfire are two of the most iconic aircraft in world aviation history.

GAZELLE SQUADRON

The Gazelle Squadron is a 4 aircraft flying display, with four five-seat helicopters developed for light transport, training, and light attack duties flying in unison.

TEAM RAVEN

Team Raven is a formation aerobatic display team flying self-build RV8 aircraft, painting shapes across the skies in their wake.

4.00PM – 5.00PM

SLINGSBY T67 FIREFLY

The Slingsby T67 Firefly is a two-seat aerobatic training aircraft, built by Slingsby Aviation in Kirkbymoorside in Yorkshire, utilised as a training aircraft by multiple air forces for three decades.

THE BLADES

The Blades are a leading display team, world-famous for flying close-formation aerobatics to the highest level.