Probably the best little air show in the country

Sunday 11th June 2017 - A Date for your diary

The Bob Jones Memorial Airshow is always an exciting and fun day for the whole family to enjoy and this year will be no exception.  Added to thrilling and breathtaking displays in the skies we have the Transport Festival with it's wide ranging exhibits of cherised classic and vintage cars, motorbikes, buses and industrial vehicles.   .

Other attractions on the day will include helicopter rides (during which you will see Welshpool and the Airport in a very different way), trade stands, activities for the children and stalls (some of which sell teas, coffees and food to sustain you).  A day with something for everyone.

2017 News…

Presentation Evening 12th May 2017
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In association with Welshpool Council we are pleased to announce that Col. Richard Graham USAF (ret) will be giving an illustrated talk about his time flying the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. During his career with the USAF... Read More

Sun 11th June 2017
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Confirmed aircraft displays for this year are listed below, more will be added as and when known.   RED DEVILS FREEFALL TEAM Watch in awe as The British Army’s official parachute display team jump out of their plane... Read More

2016

2016 – Our Thanks
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Another exciting and fun day for everyone this year and for the first time you can relive the day through our video. Although not all of the scheduled line-up were able to reach Welshpool, due... Read More

Relive 19th June 2016
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Enjoy the opprtunity to relive the 2016 Airshow and see a few of the things that go on behind the scenes in order to make it the best day for everyone. Read More

Typhoon
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The RAF Typhoon was promised and did not disappoint; laughing at the deteriorating weather on the day it gave yet another impressive display to the delight of everyone.  The professionalism the pilot demonstrates added to... Read More

Messerschmitt Bf109
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Among a small group of most recognizable fighter aircraft of the World War II era we were delighted to be able to welcome the appearance and display of the Messerschmitt BF109.  All the fans of this... Read More

Old Buckers
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To our delight the Bücker Jungmann formation display team, the 'Old Bückers' did make it to Welshpool. The symmetrical routine they performed included close formations and crossovers carried out in their restored biplanes.  Added together... Read More

Breitling Wing-Walkers
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We were very pleased to welcome back the world-renowned aerobatic formation wing-walking team again this year. Their art of flying through the skies above Welshpool performing acrobatic manoeuvres and handstands while strapped to their Stearman... Read More

Aviat Husky with Bob Pooler
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We all know Bob Pooler at Welshpool.  Firstly he’s a regular at the airport and can often be seen flinging his aircraft around our sky with willing pupils learning the fine art of aerobatics.  This... Read More

1927 Lea Francis K Type
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Lea Francis were a Coventry based manufacturer, who began making bicycles in 1895, and producing their first motor car in 1903. The K Type was built from 1925 until 1928. Over 300 K Types were... Read More

Lauren Richardson
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Always a welcome addition to the line-up of our shows Lauren Richardson, in her Pitts Special plane, once again delivered an amazing display of aerobatic manoeuvers to the delight of everyone present.  The smiles she... Read More