Whats On: Weston Air Festival 23rd & 24th June

Red Arrows, Typhoon and Wingwalkers feature in the free event

The Red Arrows (Image: The Aviation Media Co.)
The Red Arrows (Image: The Aviation Media Co.)

We are now firmly into airshow season for 2018 and this weekend sees the return of the Weston Air Festival, a 2-day free event on the seafront at Weston-Super-Mare which features fast jets, classic aircraft and scintillating aerobatics.

The event is other two days and features a 5-hour flying programme starting at 1 pm.

Saturday 23rd June

  • 1PM – 2PM: Typhoon, Team Raven, Autogyro, Mustang
  • 2PM – 3PM: Gazelle Team, Pitts Special S-1S G-TWRL, Flying Bulls BO-105, Strikemaster Display Team
  • 3PM – 4PM: T67 Firefly, Catalina, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
  • 4PM – 5PM: Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers, The RAF Red Arrows

Sunday 24th June

  • 1PM – 2PM: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, T67 Firefly, Strikemaster Display Team, Flying Bulls BO-105
  • 2PM – 3PM: Mustang, Autogyro, Catalina, The RAF Red Arrows
  • 3PM – 4PM: Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers, Team Raven
  • 4PM – 5PM: Pitts Special S-1S G-TWRL, Gazelle Team, RAF Typhoon

The Weston Air Festival also features ground-based attractions including static helicopters, exhibition stands, bars, food stalls, display teams, activities for all the family and a fairground.

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