Flying Legends 2020

Flying Legends 2020

Postby Lightningkid70 on Wed 16 Oct 2019, 5:28 pm

Is it too early too start a new thread?
This is really for those who have to start thinking about booking holidays around airshows especially if travelling from abroad.
Can anyone say exactly which weekend this will be in July?
It seemed that every other year it coincided with RIAT whenever Farnborough was on. But as that show is now trade only I guess it will be the same as 2019 where it was on the weekend before RIAT.

Martin
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Re: Flying Legends 2020

Postby jasonT1981 on Wed 16 Oct 2019, 6:10 pm

Never too early :)

No dates known as of yet. I am waiting on May and Septembers dates myself. Would love to do Legends but it is always too close to RIAT for me.
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Re: Flying Legends 2020

Postby Tom105 on Wed 16 Oct 2019, 6:29 pm

legends has always been the second weekend of July 13th-14th
May one is the last May bank holiday weekends 23/24th
September one has moved around a bit but would say 19-20th
Thomas
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Re: Flying Legends 2020

Postby Lightningkid70 on Wed 16 Oct 2019, 10:19 pm

Tom105 wrote:legends has always been the second weekend of July 13th-14th
May one is the last May bank holiday weekends 23/24th
September one has moved around a bit but would say 19-20th


That's what I thought, but the exception years were with Farnborough being on.
So now that Farnborough is no longer public I guess it will be Legends second weekend then RIAT following weekend with Farnborough trade being in between the two? Maybe, we will have to wait & see.

I have just been doing some digging though about Legends as I have found a luxury aviation tour operator who think they may know which weekend Legends will be so I might get some info later on.

Martin
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Re: Flying Legends 2020

Postby HuwJHopkins on Thu 17 Oct 2019, 7:10 am

Lightningkid70 wrote:
Tom105 wrote:legends has always been the second weekend of July 13th-14th
May one is the last May bank holiday weekends 23/24th
September one has moved around a bit but would say 19-20th


That's what I thought, but the exception years were with Farnborough being on.


Flying Legends dates have never been changed due to Farnborough. It is always held during the second weekend in July (bar the 2012 Olympics year when airspace restrictions meant it was held on the June/July crossover weekend).
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Re: Flying Legends 2020

Postby Pen Pusher on Wed 11 Dec 2019, 4:06 pm

We are delighted to confirm that the Flying Legends Airshow IWM Duxford, will be held on the 11th & 12th July 2020.

We will let you know when tickets are due to go on sale.
A link to the ticket office will be announced so please keep following for updates.
http://www.flyinglegends.com




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Re: Flying Legends 2020

Postby Jakub.Zurek on Thu 12 Dec 2019, 8:44 pm

No clash with RIAT! :shock: Has common sense finally prevailed or is it just because Farnborough have scrapped their public airshow?

Saw a recent post from BGHH on Facebook saying expect to see some flying from their 109 next year...
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Re: Flying Legends 2020

Postby HuwJHopkins on Fri 13 Dec 2019, 8:41 am

Jakub.Zurek wrote:No clash with RIAT! :shock: Has common sense finally prevailed or is it just because Farnborough have scrapped their public airshow?


Flying Legends is always held on the second weekend in July, it is only ever RIAT which moves dates.
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Re: Flying Legends 2020

Postby cgwilson on Tue 24 Dec 2019, 2:22 am

Read a comment on the Flying legends Instagram account from someone saying that they hoped they (Flying Legends) would "resolve the Issues with IWM as one can sense the wrangle" - anyone care to enlighten that?
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