Festival of Flight

Flying display times The Festival of Flight Airshow is being held next weekend, 19-20th August, with the opportunity to see exhilarating flying displays over the 2-day event. Gracing the skies over Biggin Hill will be a captivating mix of aircraft representing 100 years of aviation, including iconic military planes, fast jets, wing walkers...

Airshow Commentators - meet the people behind the mics So we’ve already introduced you to Andy Pawsey our lead commentator, now it’s time to meet the rest of the team. Andy will be supported at the two-day airshow by seasoned broadcasters and self-confessed aviation buffs Jonathan Richards and Ben Dunnell. Jonathan Richards Jonathan Richards has been in...

Andy Pawsey Commentator We asked Andy what he loves about the job… I started commentating because I was tired of going to airshows and having my enjoyment lessened by having to listen to some poorly-timed, egotistical, wannabe broadcaster/comedian droning on, and on, and on. When that little voice in your head keeps repeating “I...

Did you know that the concept of wing walking as a form of entertainment is nearly 100 years old? Pilots returning from the First World War were well trained, bored and looking for adventure. Aircraft were being sold off cheaply too. Inevitably spirited pilots would try and push the limits through daredevil stunts...

The Red Arrows' first UK public display was at the Biggin Hill International Air Fair in 1965. The pilots fly in the same position in the formation for the entire year. If one is unwell, a gap is left. If the Leader (Red 1) cannot fly, the display is cancelled. Each...

During the Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Force were supported by pilots from the Czech Air Force. This year to help celebrate London Biggin Hill Airport’s centenary, the Festival of Flight will be the only air show in the UK to feature the top three displays from the Czech Air Force. The...

Tickets for this years Festival of Flight will go on sale from the 15th March. We have teamed up with TicketSRV to allow you to buy your tickets and print them without any booking fee, tickets purchased before the 7th August are priced at £22 per adult with children 15 years and...

London Biggin Hill Airport confirmed today that the French Air Force aerobatic team ‘Patrouille de France’ will be participating in this year’s Festival of Flight....

We are delighted to confirm that the Great War Display team with upto 10 of their unique aircraft will be in the display line up for this years Festival of Flight which celebrates 100 years of aviation at Biggin Hill. The choreographed display will not only feature these wonderful aircraft but also...