Midlands Air Festival 2024 (31 May - 2 June)

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Midlands Air Festival 2024 (31 May - 2 June)

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Flying Programme (last updated 31 May)

Friday 31 May
RAF Red Arrows
RAF Typhoon
B17 "Sally B"
SIAI Marchetti SF260 (G-RAZI)
Calidus Autogyro (Pete Davis)
Extra 300S (Chris Burkett)
2 x Grob 109b motor gliders (Airborne Pyrotechnics, Tim and Tom Dews)
Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers
Rolls Royce Heritage Flight Spitfire
Rolls Royce Heritage Flight Mustang
Turbulent Display Team
Mono Display Team
Stampe Display Team

Saturday 1 June
RAF Red Arrows
Saab 35 Draken
Jet Provost
Bronco OV10
Fournier RF4 (Bob Grimstead)
SIAI Marchetti SF260 (G-RAZI)
Team Raven
Extra 300S (Chris Burkett)
Calidus Autogyro (Pete Davis)
Folland Gnat (G-MOUR)
Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers
Flying Bulls North American B-25J
Flying Bulls Douglas DC-6B
Rolls Royce Heritage Flight Spitfire
Rolls Royce Heritage Flight Mustang
Turbulent Display Team
Mono Display Team
Stampe Display Team

Sunday 2 June
RAF Red Arrows
Jet Provost
Bronco OV10
B17 "Sally B"
Fournier RF4 (Bob Grimstead)
Saab 35 Draken
SIAI Marchetti SF260 (G-RAZI)
Team Raven
Extra 300S (Chris Burkett)
Calidus Autogyro (Pete Davis)
Folland Gnat (G-MOUR)
Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers
Flying Bulls North American B-25J
Flying Bulls Douglas DC-6B
Rolls Royce Heritage Flight Spitfire
Rolls Royce Heritage Flight Mustang
Turbulent Display Team
Stampe Display Team
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That is my mind made up, I will do the Saturday and Sunday in 2024. Already found and booked a hotel for the weekend about 5mins drive from Ragley Hall so I can enjoy the evening hot air balloons and fireworks on both days without worrying a long drive home afterwards.

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purple_95 wrote:
Fri 08 Sep 2023, 7:20 pm
That is my mind made up, I will do the Saturday and Sunday in 2024. Already found and booked a hotel for the weekend about 5mins drive from Ragley Hall so I can enjoy the evening hot air balloons and fireworks on both days without worrying a long drive home afterwards.
Fireworks are only on the Friday evening

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Thought the fireworks were every night, but its not the end of the world. I will still do both weekend days, stay in the hotel and then be able to travel home Monday at my leisure.

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F86 flying is a great addition, very much looking forward to seeing that display.

Given the replies from the show staff on social media this morning it looks like more jet displays are due to be announced in the coming months, along with the usual Midland Air Festival acts this is shaping up very nicely indeed.

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MAF is fast becoming the big June airshow for enthusiasts to support, man. Splendid addition.

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The Sabre is a great addition

I wonder if the Pitts S-1S that cancelled last year will return this year.

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Never considered going to this show, but draken again and now sabre … might have to add another show to the list !
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Gloucester-based WZ507 Vampire added to Saturday and Sunday.

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Aerosuperbatics Wing Walking Team added for all three days, just seen it on the official Facebook page.

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The Flying Bulls B25J flying on the Saturday and Sunday, just been announced on the official Facebook page.

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purple_95 wrote:
Mon 08 Jan 2024, 4:31 pm
The Flying Bulls B25J flying on the Saturday and Sunday, just been announced on the official Facebook page.
And more to come from where that came from too, by the looks of things...
The Midlands Air Festival is honoured to welcome a number of the Flying Bulls collection to our 2024 Festival. The first of which we can announce, is the magnificent B25J ‘Mitchell’ medium bomber!

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B-25 is a nice addition, participants list at top updated with this and the Wingwalkers. Already shaping up nicely, hopefully with excellent RAF support as usual as well.

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Great addition. More flying bulls to come? P38 alongside the B-25 would be fantastic. I wonder if they will base at Duxford.
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Duxford have their own major airshow that weekend.

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Mike wrote:
Tue 09 Jan 2024, 10:35 am
Duxford have their own major airshow that weekend.
Major 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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Rolls-Royce Spitfire PRXIX added...

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Flying Bulls DC-6 added to Saturday and Sunday. P-38 please :grinning:

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Flying Bulls Bo 105 helicopter added.
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Flying Bulls P-38 Lightning now showing for Saturday and Sunday on the website...
https://www.midlandsairfestival.com/air-displays.html

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Professor_M wrote:
Thu 25 Jan 2024, 8:21 am
Flying Bulls P-38 Lightning now showing for Saturday and Sunday on the website...
https://www.midlandsairfestival.com/air-displays.html
Just need the Corsair and the Mustang now :grinning:

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Ordered my 3 day tickets today, with camping. Really looking forward to this!

Fingers crossed for some more fast jets (perhaps the Typhoon and Red Arrows) but the Draken, F-86, Bo-105, DC-6, B-25, P-38 already make this an incredible line up!

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MiG_Eater wrote:
Fri 26 Jan 2024, 11:54 pm
Ordered my 3 day tickets today, with camping. Really looking forward to this!

Fingers crossed for some more fast jets (perhaps the Typhoon and Red Arrows) but the Draken, F-86, Bo-105, DC-6, B-25, P-38 already make this an incredible line up!
All being well they will be allocated the Typhoon and Red Arrows for Friday and Saturday, Sunday is always more problematic due to the Torbay show being the same weekend which the RAF also give good support to.

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Turbulent team confirmed in the flying display for all three days, always a fun part of the Midland Air Festival line up.

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