Red Arrows - Graham Huntley

Eastbourne Borough Council would like to give special thanks to...

Thank you to the following companies who have contributed towards making Airbourne a success. Without assistance and enthusiasm from the following volunteers and organisations an event this size would not be possible.

Specsavers, Boundless by CSMA, Gemini Press, Caffyns Volvo, Harvey’s, More Radio, Kier, Sussex Newspapers, Frontier Fireworks, Eastbourne Motoring Centre, Serco and Saxons Plants for their generous contributions along with all the additional advertisers who have supported the event in a variety of ways.

The Council would like to give special thanks to The Big Sleep Hotel, Afton Hotel and The Rotary Clubs of Sovereign Harbour, Hailsham and Eastbourne, for their assistance coordinating the bucket collections to support the future of Airbourne and good causes - Charles Hunt Centre, Age Concern Eastbourne and Memory Lane.

Thanks also to all the volunteers who have given their time to assist in this process. All donations are gratefully received to help support these important causes.

Huge gratitude goes to the Royal Air Force for their wonderful displays and the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force and Army Air Corps for the ground exhibits and to Dave Walton and Ian Sheeley and the Flight Control Committee from TSA Consulting Ltd for the meticulous planning of the line up.

With special thanks to Event Safety Officer’s Mark Marsden and Neal Robinson, commentator George Bacon, Dave Fenner at the Beachy Head helicopter landing site and Vince Parsons, Paul Hayes and all the Radio Airbourne Volunteers.

Red Arrows - MoD Crown Copyright - SCA Official

Images Credits

Breitling Wingwalkers at Eastbourne Airbourne - Graham Huntley

Airbourne would like to thank all photographers who have contributed images to the airshow and a selection of which are used on this website. Images copyright of individual respective photographers, no reproductions or copies permitted.

SAC Martin Howard – MoD/Crown Copyright 2015, Paul Johnston Flightline UK, Terry Lee, MoD Crown Copyright 2017, Larry Warr, Darren Harbar, Chris Parker, Graham Huntley, Andrea Featherby, Mike Lingwood, John Dibbs.

Roll of Honour

Accord Audio, Airbourne Project Board Members, Armoury Locks & Alarms, Armour Security, BAA, The Berkeley Hotel, Biggin Hill Airport, The Big Sleep Hotel, The British Army, British Red Cross, Caffyns Volvo, Cherry Group, Civil Aviation Authority, Clevera, HM Coastguards, Croydon Gap, Devonshire Park Catering, Eastbourne Arndale Centre, Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce, Eastbourne Hospitality Association, Eastbourne Lifeguards, Eastbourne Police Cadets, Eastbourne Rotary Club, Eastbourne Sovereign Rotary Club, Eastbourne Town Team, Eastbourne Voluntary Lifeguards, ESCC Highways, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, Event Equipment Hire, Four Jays Group, Fresh Cleaning, Frontier Fireworks, Gemini Press, Gildredge House School, Graham Huntley, Grand Hotel, Hailsham Rotary Club, Mark Jarvis, Heli-Charter, Hobbs Recovery, JPM Electrical Ltd, Kier, Lansdowne Hotel, Mbi Electrical Ltd, North Weald Air Field, The Mowbray, Planes TV, Rob Gellatly Plumbing and Heating, RNLI, Roger Wilson (Katrina) Safety Boat Team, The Saffrons, The Royal Air Force, The Royal Navy, The View, Signtek, Shoreham Airport, South East Coast Ambulance Service, Southern Railway, Sovereign Harbour Rotary Club, Sparks Power, St. Andrew’s School, Stagecoach (South East), Stone Cross Nurseries, Sussex Police, Territorial Army, Trustees of the Chatsworth Estate, University of Brighton, 17 Wilmington Square.

And finally… all the exhibitors and traders who support the show and all the pilots and display crews of the aircraft taking part in Airbourne 2017.