RAF Red Arrows return to Eastbourne Airbourne

Flying Display Schedule for 2018

See which planes are flying each day to plan your Airbourne experience. Please note the list below is not in flying order.

All flying is subject to RAF operational commitments, weather and serviceability.

Daily Flying Times

Aircraft flying each day

Flight Times 2017

The packed flying programme usually starts at about 12:00pm each day and ends around 5pm. However just because the flying finishes at around 5pm, don't leave the show then as there is still lots to see and do in the military trade exhibitions and FREE film screenings each day!

For daily flight times, please purchase an Airbourne Programme where you can view the preliminary times and receive a daily updated flight schedule. Once you have bought a programme, you can collect your daily updated flying times from selected outlets (remember to present your Airbourne programme).*

Thursday 16th August

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at Airbourne

Flying from 14:00

RAF Typhoon

RAF Chinook

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

BAF Air Component Agusta A109

AeroSuperBatics Wingwalkers

The Blades

Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team

Boultbee Spitfire

P-51D Mustang 'Miss Helen'

BAC Strikemaster

Gyrocopter

Remember to purchase your official Airbourne programme to discover more about the displays and gives you access to up-to-date daily flying times during the event!

Friday 17th August

RAF Typhoon - Photo Paul Johnson

Flying from 13:00

RAF Red Arrows (15:00)

RAF Chinook

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

RAF Typhoon

BAF Air Component Agusta A109

The Blades

AeroSuperBatics Wingwalkers

Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team

Boultbee Spitfire

P-51D Mustang 'Miss Helen'

BAC Strikemaster

Gyrocopter

Buy Your Programme

Airbourne 2018

You can order online here or purchase from the Tourist Information Centre, Seafront Office or programme sellers. Look out for your copy this August!*

*All flying displays are subject to change/cancellation.


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Saturday 18th August

RAF Red Arrows at Airbourne - Graham Huntley

Flying from 12:45

RAF Red Arrows (16:00)

RAF Typhoon

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

RAF Tutor

BAF Air Component Agusta A109

The Blades

AeroSuperBatics Wingwalkers

Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team

ARCo Blenheim

Norwegian MiG-15UTI

Vampire

Rich Goodwin Pitts

Boultbee Spitfire

P-51D Mustang 'Shark'

BAC Strikemaster

Fireflies (Daytime)

Sunday 19th August

The Blades at Eastbourne Airbourne - Photo by Paul Johnson Flightline UK

Flying from 12:30

RAF Red Arrows (12:30)

RAF Typhoon

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

RAF Tutor

BAF Air Component Agusta A109

The Blades

AeroSuperBatics Wingwalkers

Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team

ARCo Blenheim

Norwegian MiG-15UTI

Vampire

Rich Goodwin Pitts

Boultbee Spitfire

P-51D Mustang 'Shark'

BAC Strikemaster

Fireflies (Daytime)

Evening from 20:20

Fireflies

OTTO helicopter from O'Briens Flying Circus

Red Arrows - Marcus Ward Photography

Flying Displays

Take a look in detail at the aircraft displaying at Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow and also follow the links to visits the display team websites.

Seafront Viewing at Airbourne - Graham Huntley

Where to Watch

Take a look at the best places to catch all the action here.

Useful Links

Find out more about fantastic opportunities to enhance your Airbourne experience including VIP hospitality packages and relive all the action post display with the Airbourne 2017 DVD. 

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Fun for the Kids!

Kids Quiz Maze Do not use

Kids, get ready for the biggest seafront airshow in the world with Airbourne inspired games and puzzles.


Take on the Airbourne wordsearch and see if you can find every one or how about helping out the amazing Red Arrows with which colour smoke for each plane!

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