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Heather Kemp, Regional Fundraiser for the RAF Benevolent Fund was presented with a cheque for £2,035 by Biggin Hill Airports Managing Director, Will Curtis. The money was raised at this years Festival of Flight with the help of Air Cadets from the Biggin Hill Squadron. If you would like to support the great...

Flying training began last week with the EFG school for 18-year old Ben Akhtar, winner of the Biggin Hill Airport award within the Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship scheme. Ben was selected as the 2017 Biggin Hill Airport flying scholarship winner from 85 aspiring local applicants seeking to reach for the skies.  His...

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...

Big on Business On the 18th August, the Friday before the Festival of Flight Airshow, London Biggin Hill Airport is hosting a business networking event, entitled Big on Business. Over 300 local business owners and directors are anticipated to be there, providing an opportunity to establish new relationships, as well as develop existing ones. Big...

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...

London, 17th July 2017: London Biggin Hill Airport is demonstrating its commitment to youth development in the borough by supporting the Bromley Youth Music Trust (BYMT), a nationally renowned independent music education service, with a £3,500 grant in aid of the organisation’s teaching project, Band on the Run. Integral to the organisation’s vision to create...