Biggin Hill Airshow Tag

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...

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...