Festival of Flight

Not all the action is happening in the sky at the Festival of Flight; take a breather from the flying spectacle and visit the Biggin Hill RAF 100 marquee. Step inside to see a visual dedication to the ‘Spirits of the Few’ with snapshots of important moments in the life and times...

Biggin Hill Air Show flying display times The Festival of Flight Airshow is being held next weekend, 18-19th August, with the opportunity to see exhilarating flying displays over the two-day event. Gracing the skies over Biggin Hill will be a captivating mix of aircraft celebrating the RAF’s centenary, including iconic military planes, historic...

The Chinook is a troop and load carrying heavy-lift support helicopter that is named after the Native American Chinook people. It has a wide loading ramp at the rear of the fuselage and three external ventral cargo hooks. It is capable of lifting a load that exceeds its own weight. The original Boeing...

  Battle of Britain Aircraft Three fighter aircraft fought for supremacy during the Battle of Britain. For the RAF – the Supermarine Spitfire and the Hawker Hurricane. For the Luftwaffe – the Messerschmitt Bf-109. The Battle of Britain may have ended in the Autumn of the 1940, but ever since then another battle has...

[caption id="attachment_1202" align="alignleft" width="200"] Images captured of the 2018 Red Arrows Team Pilots. These photographes were taken at Tanagra Airbase, Greece, during the teams annual training exercise ‘Springhawk’.[/caption] Officially the record breaking, longest serving Red Arrows pilot, Mike Ling MBE makes a surprising return to Biggin Hill for this year’s Air Show. Affectionately known...

Back by popular demand, the RAF aerobatic display team the Red Arrows will be making an appearance on both days of the Festival of Flight 2018 Air Show on 18th and 19th of August. Representing the UK and showcasing the excellence of the Royal Air Force, the world renown team will be...

Award winning father and son duo, Richard and Michael Pickin, will be pilots training for war displaying the aircraft used by Luftwaffe and RAF Battle of Britain pilots during the Second World War at this year’s Festival of Flight. They will be taking to the skies in a Tiger Moth and Jungmann...

This year’s pyrotechnic spectacular promises to be the biggest and best yet as we bring to life our tribute to the Battle of Britain pilots who took to the skies to defend our shores on the 18th August 1940 which became known as the Hardest Day. On this day in history The attack...

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...