Wales National Airshow Gets Underway Saturday 11th July

Red Arrows Synchro Cross (Credit Nick Harding)Red Arrows Synchro Cross (Credit Nick Harding)

With just under a week to go before the bi-annual Wales National Airshow gets underway on Swansea sea front we bring you everything you need to know about whats flying and what to see.

The RAF Red Arrows will be based at Cardiff Wales Airport (CWL) for the weekend as they will be displaying at WNAS and Yeovilton Air Day. They are due to arrive at CWL around 5pm Friday 10th July. Saturday will also see the only and last ever visit from Vulcan XH558 in its final ever display season.

As well as the flying displays there will be ground displays from all branches of the Armed Forces as well as local business and organisations. The event is FREE and open to all.

The Flying displays have been confirmed as:

Saturday*

  • Red Arrows
  • Spitfire
  • Typhoon
  • Royal Navy Black Cats
  • Royal Navy Sea King
  • The Tigers Parachute Team
  • The Vulcan
  • RAF Tutor Display
  • Autogyro
  • Team Raven
  • Chinook

Sunday*

  • Red Arrows
  • Spitfire
  • Typhoon
  • Royal Navy Black Cats
  • Royal Navy Sea King
  • The Tigers Parachute Team
  • Royal Jordanian Falcons – Sunday Only
  • RAF Tutor Display
  • Autogyro
  • Team Raven
  • Chinook

* Not In Order of Display/Times to Be Confirmed.

If you’re planning on driving to the show then the park and ride services are highly recommended. They are located at:

  • Fabian Way – Junction 42 M4 – Fabian Way Park and Ride Site, Fabian Way, Swansea, SA1 8LD
  • Landore – Junction 45 M4 – Landore Park and Ride Site, Cross Valley Link Road, Landore, Swansea, SA1 2JT
  • Fforestfach – Junction 47 M4 – Fforestfach Park and Ride Site, White City Road, Swansea West Industrial Park, Fforestfach, Swansea, SA5 4EE

For more information then visit the official site at http://www.walesnationalairshow.com/

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