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Here we list breaking news and a 'Traffic Light' system that reflects the status of communications between Scampton Airshow and military and civilian aircraft operators regarding their potential participation.

Latest Update: 8/9/2017

  • We can confirm that the USAF will be participating in Sunday's display with a KC-135R Stratotanker!
  • In a unique update, we can confirm that a Boeing 727 from 2Excel Aviation will be flying at Scampton Airshow 2017! The aircraft is modified to provide an aerial dispersant spray system to the oil industry. 2Excel will also be providing a PA-31 Navajo on the static display.
  • We are delighted to confirm that the Swedish Historic Flight/Saab Silver Wings will be taking part in the inaugural Scampton Airshow as part of the static display! Our ambition was to have one or more of the aircraft feature in the Scampton Flying Display and we will continue with these efforts. The aircraft are: AJS 37 Viggen, SK 35C Draken, J32 Lansen, J29 Tunnan.
  • Further support is confirmed from the RAF with the attendance of an A400M Atlas, Typhoon and Squirrel helicopter for the static display! This supplements the already announced static Tutor, Tucano (x2), King Air, Hawk T.1 and T.2, Tornado (x2) and Typhoon.
  • A special flypast paying tribute to Lincolnshire will be performed at Scampton Airshow with a Sentinel R.1 (Saturday and Sunday) and E-3D Sentry (Saturday only) flying in formation with the Red Arrows; a formation unique only to Scampton Airshow!
  • We're almost doubling the number of aircraft at the show with this update, and there is still more to come! Taking to the skies the Bronco Demo Team will be displaying the Vietnam-era OV-10B Bronco, piloted by Tony de Bruyn. BAE Systems will also be displaying their beautiful 1930s multi-engine trainer, the Avro Anson.On the ground we can confirm a Eurofighter from the German Air Force plus a Royal Navy Merlin, as well as over 30 new static aircraft; from modern day fighters to the smallest light aircraft!
  • B-17 Flying Fortress 'Sally B' confirms for the flying display and will be operating from Scampton over the airshow weekend!
  • Scampton Airshow promises to have a static line up that you just won't see anywhere else! Resident Hawker Hunter Aviation will be providing an F-4F Phantom, Su-22M-4, Buccaneer S2B, Hunter Mk.58 and two seat Hunter T.7.
  • The world-renouned Global Stars aerobatic display team will be thrilling airshow visitors at Scampton in September with their four-ship display! They are a team of British aerobatic champions past and present, who now fly at air shows all over the world.
  • Further iconic British designed aircraft confirm for the flying display thanks to the Norwegian Heritage Flight's two Vampire jets. The Vampire FB.52 and T.55 will be joining us at Scampton Airshow to wow the crowds with close formation flying of these two beautifully restored aircraft.
  • The Dutch confirm more fast jets at Scampton Airshow with the addition of two F-16 Fighting Falcons joining the static display!
  • The Gazelle Squadron confirm a two aircraft display with a single Gazelle on the ground at Scampton Airshow!
  • The Royal Canadian Air Force confirms a static CF-18 Hornet!
  • The sound of loud radial engines will reverberate around RAF Scampton in September as the Breitling Wingwalkers confirm a pairs display! Watch as the wingwalkers perform physically demanding stunts on top of these 1940s Boeing Stearman biplanes.
  • The RAF have provided a strong first static announcement, throwing their weight behind Scampton Airshow! We will see a Typhoon, two Tornado GR4s, Hawk T2, Hawk T1, two Tucanos, King Air and a Grob Tutor!
  • We're pleased to announce three new additions to the flying display! Kennet Aviation will be bringing their Vietnam-era Douglas Skyraider, Rich Goodwin brings his impressive aerobatic performance in the Pitts Special Muscle Biplane and Gyro Air Displays will be showing off their unique Calidus gyrocopter display!
  • The French Air Force confirms that it's Alpha Jet solo display will be making an appearance in Lincolnshire in September! The jet will be flying on both days of the show, adding to the international participation.
  • Hangar 11 confirms its P-51D Mustang and P-40 Kittyhawk in the flying display, for both days of the airshow.
  • The Catalina Society has confirmed that G-PYBA will be attending Scampton Airshow as part of the flying display.
  • Our first international aircraft confirmation! The Belgian Air Force confirms that their F-16 Solo Demo Team will be taking part in the flying display at Scampton Airshow. Display pilot Tom 'Gizmo' De Moortel will be flying the display in his third and final season.
  • The RAF confirms its flying participants for the first Scampton Airshow! The Red Arrows will be front and centre throughout the weekend. The Battle of Britain Memorial flight will pay tribute to the pilots and airmen of the Second World War, with the Lancaster providing an especially poignant display at the home of the Dambusters raid in 1943, alongside four Spitfires The modern Royal Air Force will be showcased with Flt Lt Ryan Lawton performing a powerful display in the Typhoon FGR.4. The RAF Falcons parachute display team will also be performing their high precision canopy work for the Scampton Airshow crowds.
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Belgian Air Component Confirmed Confirmed
Royal Canadian Air Force Confirmed Confirmed
Breitling Confirmed Confirmed
Catalina Society Confirmed Confirmed
Civilian Confirmed Confirmed
Gazelle Squadron Confirmed Confirmed
Gyro Air Displays Confirmed Confirmed
Hangar 11 Confirmed Confirmed
Kennet Aviation Confirmed Confirmed
Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron Confirmed Confirmed
NWMAS Confirmed Confirmed
Rich Goodwin Airshows Confirmed Confirmed
Swedish Air Force Historic Flight Confirmed Confirmed
French Air Force Confirmed Confirmed
German Air Force Confirmed Confirmed
Royal Netherlands Air Force Confirmed Confirmed
DHFS Confirmed Confirmed
Royal Air Force Confirmed Confirmed
Royal Navy Confirmed Confirmed
United States Air Force Confirmed Confirmed


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