RAF Typhoon

The mighty Typhoon is back – set to rip through Bournemouth’s skies once again both during the day and on one occasion at dusk!

The famous Lancaster bomber and spitfire planes, flying in formation over the countryside

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF)

This year we welcome the Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster

Saab Draken. Swedish Air Force Historic Flight (SwAFHF)

A true star performer the Saab Draken will be taking to the skies as she makes her first Air Festival appearance

Collage of the world war 2 planes flying over the English countryside

Ultimate Warbird Flights

Bournemouth Air Festival welcomes for the first time four of the most iconic Warbirds including the Buchon, Spitfire, P-47D Thunderbolt and Mustang.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. XIX G-RRGN

Widely known as an ambassador for Rolls Royce the Supermarine Spitfire is often used to link Rolls Royce proud heritage with the technology of today.

RAF HC2 Chinook

The unmistakable "wocka wocka" of the Chinook is one of the most distinctive sounds in the sky and we are delighted to welcome the team back to the festival again this year.

The beautifully shaped silver star aircraft taking off for its air festival performance

Canadair T-33 Silver Star

From the Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron (NAFHS) this aricraft is a living legacy of the early jet age

Super Pitts Muscle Plane

Back by popular demand, Rich Goodwin in his Muscle Biplane Pitts S2S G-EWIZ took the skies by storm last year with his daredevil skill and spectacular displays.

The Tucano T.Mk 1

The Tucano T.Mk 1 provides basic fast jet training to RAF and Royal Navy aircrew

Death defying wing walkers performing on an Orange plane over Bournemouth's seaside

Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers

Watch out for thrilling aerobatic stunts in the skies above Bournemouth again this year.

RN Black Cat Helicopter Display Team

The Black Cats team are back - last seen in the skies of Bournemouth in 2016! This year the Augusta Westland 159 Wildcat Maritime Attack helicopter will be displaying

P-8A Poseidon Surveillance Aircraft

This specific Boeing plane has been developed for the U.S. Navy (USN) and modified from the Boeing 737-800. Powered by two turbo fans and with a wingspan of nearly 40metres it’s going to be an incredible sight. as it 'flys past' Bournemouth

Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team

Get ready for another amazing spectacle, as the British Army’s Tigers drop onto Bournemouth Beach again this year.

MiG15 aircraft flying through the sky during a beautiful sunny day at the air show

MiG15 Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI is a fighter trainer aircraft with a wingspan of more than 10 metres

Blades Aerobatic Display Team

Back to wow us with their breath-taking skill The Blades are the only civilian team to display at every Bournemouth Air Festival

Hawker Sea fury plane performing during an air show in the clear blue skies

Hawker Sea Fury T20

The Norwegian Spitfire Foundation operate this powerful fight aircraft designed and manufactured by Hawker Aircraft

Strikemaster Pair

The British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) Strikemaster Mk82A will be back roaring over the Bournemouth coastline this year.

Night Air Displays

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

Crazy stuntman flying his helicopter during the night air show with fireworks flying off

"Otto" the Helicopter

Complete with spectacular pyrotechnic effects, "Otto" is back again to add more explosive entertainment to the evenings

Immense scenes of two parachutists coming in to land with fireworks coming off them

Red Devils Parachute Regimental Freefall Team

Formed in 1964 ‘The Red Devils’ are the official parachute display team of both The Parachute Regiment (The Paras) and the British Army.

Two firefly planes illuminating the night sky with pyrotechnics during their air show performance

Fireflies Aerobatic Display Team

This year performing during the day and the evening – their twilight shows feature pyrotechnics and are truly stunning.