Breitling Jet Team

Performing for the first time at this year's Air Festival the Breitling Jet Team have not displayed at a UK civilian air show for nearly 15 years and never on the south coast of England. A first for Bournemouth!

RAF Red Arrows

One of the world's premier aerobatic display teams the Red Arrows represent the speed, agility and precision of the Royal Air Force and we are delighted that they will yet again be gracing the skies over Bournemouth this year.
Thursday 30th August - 5.30pm
Friday 31st August - 3.00pm
Saturday 1st Sept - 12 noon

RAF HC2 Chinook

The unmistakable "wocka wocka" of the Chinook is one of the most distinctive sounds in the sky and it makes a welcome return to Bournemouth again this year. Always a crowd pleaser.

Super Pitts Muscle Plane

In an Air Festival first, pilot Rich Goodwin will be showcasing the Muscle Biplane Pitts S2S G-EWIZ. This daredevil routine will combine aerial manoeuvres and high energy muscle biplane aerobatics!

Tigers Parachute Display Team

The British Army Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team are back again with parachuting perfection. Get ready for another amazing spectacle, as the Tigers drop onto Bournemouth Beach with smoke trailing and flags flying.

Team Raven

Formed 4 years ago Team Raven is a dynamic formation aerobatic display team of five aircraft who will be displaying for the first time at the Bournemouth Air Festival.

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) - Spitfire

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) - Hurricane

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight - Dakota

Operating from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire the mission of the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is to maintain the priceless artefacts of our national heritage in airworthy condition in order to commemorate those who have fallen in the service of this country.

Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers

Specialists in display flying for over 30 years the Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers operate one of the best known and loved civilian air display acts in Europe

The Blades

The only civilian team to display at every Air Festival, the Blades are back again to wow us with their breath-taking skill and daring aerobatics.

Sally B - B17

The Sally B first appeared at the Air Festival in 2009 and never fails to wow the crowds with her presence and familiar engine hum

Strikemaster Pair

The BAC Strikemaster Mk82A will be back roaring over the Bournemouth coastline with a display designed to show the jet's manoeuvrability, high performance and a lot of noise!

Vampire Pair

Back with a bite the Vampire Pair, from the Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron (NAFHS), will be displaying at the weekend in close formation with the Strikemaster Pair, a first for the Air Festival!

Twister Duo

The beautiful, grace and skill of the Twister Team will be on display over Bournemouth again this year - both in day displays and at dusk alongside the Fireflies .

Bremont Great War Display Team

They impressed the crowds last year with their incredible routine in the Bournemouth skies and we are delighted to welcome back the Bremont Great War Display Team


The Air Festival wouldn’t be the award-winning event it is without the incredible Night Air dusk displays

Otto the Helicopter

Piloted by Brendan O’Brien, the incredible “Otto” the Helicopter, complete with spectacular pyrotechnic effects, is back again to add more explosive entertainment to the dusk flying displays

Twisters & Fireflies combo

This year the Fireflies Aerobatic Display team will be performing with the Twister Pair to create a truly stunning night show

Breitling jet team dusk display

Bournemouth is the only place in this country to see them this summer - and you have the chance to see them both during the day and in a spectacular dusk display.