This year, the three-hour Flying Display is set to include the RAF Typhoon, BBMF Spitfire, Europe’s only airworthy B17 Flying Fortress ‘Sally B’, The Blades Aerobatic Display Team (4 Extra 300s flown by ex-RAF Red Arrows pilots), Europe’s only airworthy Westland Wessex helicopter, a ‘Russian’ Spitfire and a Hawker Hurricane Mk I, amongst others. Classic Jets radio-controlled models will give two displays. There could be over 90 aircraft types flying into Ex-RAF Abingdon, all serviceability and weather dependant of course!
Ground displays will include the Solent Stars Motorcycle Display Team, Arena Demonstrations of Falconry and Motorbikes, Crafts Marquee, Live Music and Dance, Steam Engines and a Miniature Steam Railway, Classic and ex-Military vehicles including a parade by the Jensen Car Club who are celebrating their 50th year, various Trade Stalls, Amusements and much more.
Tickets are now available online at www.abingdonairandcountry.co.uk, please note there are no retail sales outlets this year. The Car Parks open at 8am, entry into the showground is from 10am.
Competition: For the chance to win one of three family tickets (2 adults + 2 children) please answer the following question and send your answer to Coralie at firstname.lastname@example.org before the closing date of Thursday 9th September.
Which car club will be celebrating their 50th year at this year’s show?
Finally, back to Covid. Please be aware that the situation may change between now and September so, keep watching ours and the Government’s websites for updates on any situation that might affect the show. However, for your safety and for that of our volunteers we will be putting in certain measures to try and mitigate transmission of the disease. Please observe them when asked.