We are delighted to announce our air show season for 2014. We start, in May, by commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion inmagnificent style. July sees the nostalgia spectacular that is the Flying Legends Air Show while The Duxford Air Show, in September, offers a celebration of all things flying.
The D-Day Anniversary Air Show (Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 May)
The D-Day Anniversary Air Show commemorates the 70th anniversary of this decisivemilitary campaign, demonstrating the vital role that aerial warfare played in the invasion of Normandy. The air show will feature fighter, bomber and transport aircraft types that would have been seen over the beaches of France, together with thrilling ground content, including a march past by Normandy veterans and serving personnel fromthe Parachute Regiment. This special D-Day anniversary air show is not to be missed.
Flying Legends Air Show (Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 July)
The Flying Legends Air Show is famous the world over for its unique presentation of historic pistonengined aircraft in rare combinations and remarkable flying displays. Complimenting the ‘wow!’ factor in the air is the authentic 1940s atmosphere that can be experienced across the museum. It’s the closest you can get to being back at RAF Duxford in its flying heyday. The flying display promises an unmissable fusion of power, sound, excitement and nostalgia as iconic piston-engined aircraft fromacross the globe performtheir breathtaking flights over IWMDuxford’s historic airfield.
The Duxford Air Show (Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September)
The Duxford Air Show is a celebration of aviation in itsmany diverse and varied forms. Combinations of historic aircraft, contemporary jets,mind-boggling aerobatics and those quirky, did-I-really-just-see-that displays make The Duxford Air Show an entertaining aerial spectacle with a fabulous family atmosphere.
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Daily from 10am to 4pm