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Grant helps students soar

23 October 2017

Funding from the RAF Charitable Trust will support RAF Cosford Wrekin Gliding Club to provide 15 gliding bursaries for the 2017/18 gliding season. Personnel from phase two training courses up to the rank of corporal are eligible to benefit from the bursary which is designed to inspire airmanship whilst also encouraging team work and physical fitness. The grant, totalling £3037 will give students easy access to...

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Lauren's PPL dream comes true!

19 October 2017

Congratulations to Lauren Simms, last year's recipient of the RAF Charitable Trust Flying Excellence Award, who this month achieved her Private Pilot's Licence. As part of her award, Lauren, a member of 992 (Malmesbury)...

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Statement 11/09/2017

11 September 2017

We can confirm there has been an incident at RAF Scampton involving a civilian Gyrocopter departing post the recent airshow. The civilian pilots involved in the incident were unharmed. The runway is currently being...

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New Scampton Airshow 'A Huge Success'

10 September 2017

The inaugural Scampton Airshow has been hailed by organisers as a huge success with more than 50,000 people attending the event at RAF Scampton over the weekend. In total, 104 aircraft took part in the airshow,...

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Red 10 Passes the Baton!

10 September 2017

Scampton Airshow's media team spoke to Sqn Ldr Mike Ling immediately after his final UK commentary as Red 10 and an unofficial 'handing of the baton' to his replacement, Sqn Ldr Adam Collins. "I'm still buzzing...

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Princley Pembroke Rare Sight!

10 September 2017

Scampton is delighted to welcome Percival Pembroke C1 WV740 G-BNPH in the flying programme, the only one of its type flying in the UK and a rare sight at airshows today. Operated by...

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Red 10 Takes Final UK Bow at Scampton Airshow!

10 September 2017

Sqn Ldr Mike Ling, who has been a member of the Red Arrows since 2008, is performing his last UK commentary at the Scampton Airshow this weekend. Mike, who flew with the Red Arrows...

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American Air Tanker Joins Scampton Flying!

10 September 2017

Reinforcing the international flavour of the first 21st century Scampton airshow, the United States Air Force joined in the flying display with flypasts by a Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker on detachment from Geilenkirchen Air...

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French Flair at Scampton Airshow!

09 September 2017

Scampton is the only UK venue this year for the French Air Force's Alpha Jet solo display with two pilots taking turns behind the controls over the weekend. The pilots are instructors from...

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Lancaster Salute to 617 Squadron

09 September 2017

She made it! After a few weeks of doubt, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Avro Lancaster performed a full display to a welcoming Scampton crowd. A recent grounding due to issues with...

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Lincolnshire Neighbours Join Forces to Open Show

09 September 2017

In a dramatic opening to the first airshow at RAF Scampton in over 25 years the home-based Red Arrows team joined up with a Raytheon Sentinel R1 from nearby RAF Waddington. It symbolised...

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BBMF Lancaster and Hurricane Update

08 September 2017

This afternoon the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight announced that the Lancaster and Hurricane are serviceable and, subject to an air test tomorrow, will be flying at Scampton Airshow! We are delighted by...

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Display Pilot's Last UK Hurrah

07 September 2017

A fighter ace is making his last display in the UK this weekend at Scampton's airshow. Cdt Tom 'Gizmo' De Moortel flies the Lockheed Martin F-16AM - known as the Viper amongst fighter pilots - for...

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The BBMF at Scampton Airshow

04 September 2017

Further to last week's update from the MOD (see below) regarding the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Merlin engines, we have been in touch with the BBMF to enquire as to progress and...

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Top 10 Attractions at Scampton Airshow!

01 September 2017

Top 10 things to do at Scampton Airshow! Scampton Airshow - the new International Aviation Spectacular is now just around the corner. With so much to see and do, we're taking a look at the top...

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Airshow FM Goes Live!

31 August 2017

The Scampton Airshow now has its own radio station - broadcasting from RAF Scampton, across Lincolnshire. Starting bright and early at 7am on 1st September the station can be heard on 87.9FM around...

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Swedish Air Force Historic Flight Confirmed!

25 August 2017

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...

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Historic Pembroke to Fly at Scampton

24 August 2017

We are pleased to confirm that a rare transport aircraft has been added to the five hour flying display at Scampton Airshow on 9-10 September! A Percival Pembroke C Mk.1, previously a Royal...

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Airshow to Salute RAF In Lincolnshire

18 August 2017

This year's inaugural Scampton Airshow will feature two special flypasts to salute the Royal Air Force's close links with the county of Lincolnshire. The airshow, which takes place at RAF Scampton on September 9-10, will see the...

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39 Aircraft Added to Line Up!

17 August 2017

We are pleased to bring you a mass update today featuring both flying and static aircraft for the first Scampton Airshow on 9-10 September! We're almost doubling the number of aircraft already confirmed...

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