Military Flypasts over London in 2012

Details of military aircraft fly pasts over London during 2012 are starting to emerge, and I have the basic details from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight below.

Rather a lot of tbas in there at the moment, but the page will be updated closer to the dates when times are confirmed, and naturally added to the events calendar. I shall endeavour to get flight paths were possible, but sometimes that just proves frustratingly difficult.

No sign of the Red Arrows agenda yet – will add to the table if they are flying over London. I presume something will be arranged for the Olympics.

FYI – Hendon in the flypasts is almost always the RAF Museum, which is worth a visit if you haven’t been before.

Red Arrows fly over The Mall

 

DateDayKey LocationAircraftTime
April
22ndThurHendonDakota5:50pm
May
9thWedNortholt (tbc)Spitfiretba
16thWedHendonDakotatba
19thSatRickmansworthSpitfire12:30
June
13thWedWestminster(?)Hurricane and Spitfiretba
16thSatBuckingham PalaceLancaster and Spitfire1pm
23rdSatStanmoreDakotatba
28thThurHyde ParkLancaster12-12:45
30thSatHendonSpitfiretba
July
15thSunBletchley ParkDakota3:55pm
25thWedBletchley ParkDakotatba
August
4thSatUpminsterLancaster, Hurricane & Spitfiretba
5thSunBletchley ParkDakotatba
5thSunUpminsterLancastertba
September
1stSatBletchley ParkSpitfiretba
7thFriNortholtSpitfiretba
8thSatNortholtSpitfiretba
13thThurNortholtTwo Spitfirestba
13thThurHendonTwo Spitfirestba
15thSatBiggin HillLancastertba
15thSatHendonSpitfire12:10pm
16thSunWestminsterHurricane and Spitfiretba

 

In addition to the fighter planes, there is usually a chance to get up close and personal with a Chinook helicopter at the annual open evening at the HAC near Old Street.

You can also ask for your own flypast, if you are a suitably worthy sort of organisation – details here.

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