Past Aviation Events

EAA SUN n FUN Aerospace Expo


Lakeland, United States

From its humble beginnings in 1974 as a fly-in for sport aviation enthusiasts, the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo has grown into one of the largest and most successful aviation events. Hundreds of aircraft showcased in all shapes and sizes with dedicated areas for the likes of Vintage, Homebuilt, Aerobatic, Warbird, Jet, and Light Sport. There are daily and night airshows that feature displays from dozens of military and civilian performers.

Imperial War Museum History Festival


Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

The IWM website says: "Explore the human experiences of war and conflict at the first IWM History Festival. Bringing together rarely seen before objects from IWM’s collections; the expertise of the museum’s curators; and book signings from leading historical authors.
Immerse yourself in real stories from the First World War, Second World War and contemporary conflict at the airfield that made history."

Thunder and Lightning over Arizona


Tucson, United States

See dynamic aerial displays, memorable planes, and so much more! The world-renowned United States Air Force Thunderbirds will be headlining this event.

Hunter Valley Air Show


Pokolbin, Australia

The airshow's website states: This blockbuster weekend of full-throttle family entertainment has something for everyone including hair raising aerobatics, historical warbirds, amusement rides, markets, beer & wine garden, delicious street food and so much more. Plus you can take to the sky in a helicopter or adventure flight, take part in the paper aeroplane competition, jump in the virtual cockpit of a fighter jet or just sit back and watch the non-stop airborne spectacular taking place overhead.

Defenders of Liberty Air Show


Barksdale AFB, United States

Held for the first time in 1933, the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show is a full-weekend spectacular featuring displays of the latest, as well as historic, military and civilian aircraft and other related performers.

LBX Annual Fly-In


Angleton, United States

The fly-in's Facebook page says: "Airplanes will be flying in on April 22nd, 9AM-2PM right here to your local airport, Texas Gulf Coast Regional. They will participate in a spot landing contest and their aircraft will be judged - by both judges and our visitors while they are on display for you to see! But the fly-in we have offers even more. Antique tractors will be here for you to see, hear and judge and there will be an amazing car show as well! Again, the visitors will have a chance to vote for their favorite car. The incredible model train exhibit always draws a crowd! "

Bluebonnet Air Show


Burnet, United States

An air show organised by the Highland Lakes Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force

Benalla Airshow


Benalla, Australia

Wolf Pitts Pro, Hot Air Balloons, P-40 Kittyhawk, CAC Wirraway, YAK-52, Modern and Historic Gliders, P-51 Mustang, Skyaces Aerobatic Team, Edge 540, Grumman Avenger, T-28 Trojan, RAAF Heritage Trainers with many more to be announced…

Point Mugu Air Show


Point Mugu, United States

2023 marks the 75th anniversary of the Navy at Point Mugu (NAWC), and the first airshow to feature dual-premiere demonstration teams, the Blue Angels, and the Thunderbirds.

Model & Book Sale


Northampton, United Kingdom

The webpage for the event says there will be "Military/Aviation Books/ Model Kits/die-cast models and more for sale". It also points out there will be no access to the museum that day. Plus, as the event is held outside and as such is weather dependent if it is raining the event may have to be cancelled.