London – 4 February 2019: Will Curtis, Managing Director of London Biggin Hill Airport, has announced that he will step down on 31st March 2019 after overseeing six years of unprecedented growth in the business. He will be succeeded by David Winstanley, who will take up his appointment on 1st March 2019 as...

London Biggin Hill Airport is launching Unite to Inspire, a new initiative encouraging young people to study STEM subjects, preparing them to become the next generation of aviation professionals. Unite to Inspire brings together the airport’s thriving business community of 70 resident aviation companies to motivate students into pursuing STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), by...

Not all the action is happening in the sky at the Festival of Flight; take a breather from the flying spectacle and visit the Biggin Hill RAF 100 marquee. Step inside to see a visual dedication to the ‘Spirits of the Few’ with snapshots of important moments in the life and times...

Biggin Hill Air Show flying display times The Festival of Flight Airshow is being held next weekend, 18-19th August, with the opportunity to see exhilarating flying displays over the two-day event. Gracing the skies over Biggin Hill will be a captivating mix of aircraft celebrating the RAF’s centenary, including iconic military planes, historic...

The Chinook is a troop and load carrying heavy-lift support helicopter that is named after the Native American Chinook people. It has a wide loading ramp at the rear of the fuselage and three external ventral cargo hooks. It is capable of lifting a load that exceeds its own weight. The original Boeing...

If you think this display looks like two full size Extra 300 aircraft performing a stunning routine of formation and opposition aerobatics – you would be right. Well, almost! One aircraft is indeed a full size, high-performance, single-seat Extra 300S aircraft flown by Chris Burkett. The other aircraft is a 40% scale,...

  Battle of Britain Aircraft Three fighter aircraft fought for supremacy during the Battle of Britain. For the RAF – the Supermarine Spitfire and the Hawker Hurricane. For the Luftwaffe – the Messerschmitt Bf-109. The Battle of Britain may have ended in the Autumn of the 1940, but ever since then another battle has...

[caption id="attachment_1202" align="alignleft" width="200"] Images captured of the 2018 Red Arrows Team Pilots. These photographes were taken at Tanagra Airbase, Greece, during the teams annual training exercise ‘Springhawk’.[/caption] Officially the record breaking, longest serving Red Arrows pilot, Mike Ling MBE makes a surprising return to Biggin Hill for this year’s Air Show. Affectionately known...

Back by popular demand, the RAF aerobatic display team the Red Arrows will be making an appearance on both days of the Festival of Flight 2018 Air Show on 18th and 19th of August. Representing the UK and showcasing the excellence of the Royal Air Force, the world renown team will be...