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Singers at Battle of Britain Air Show

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Explore the Home Front showground to hear the music from the 1940s, and the dances that helped the British public to ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’

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Operation Room Duxford

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Discover the 1940s Operation Room the nerve centre of Duxford’s Battle of Britain. From here the men and women who worked on the ground at Duxford directed the station’s pilots into combat.

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Spitfire Plane at IWM Duxford
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The first Spitfires flew from Duxford airfield, still in use today. Admire the infamour Spitfire Mk.Ia (N3200), shot down on its first and only operation from Duxford as it led the squadron on a patrol to cover the Dunkirk evacuation. This Spitfire was lost for 50 years before returning to IWM Duxford for restoration.  A star of the 2017 film Dunkirk, it still calls IWM Duxford home and will be flying in the Battle of Britain Air Show*

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Duxford Air Show Concourse

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Visit the Flightline Walk and get up close to the air craft that you’ll be seeing in the skies during our four hour display of history’s finest flying machines.  Additional charges apply on the day.

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Author Talks

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Get inspired by authors in our ‘Meet the Authors’ marquee. A selection of some of the finest First and Second World War writers in the country will discuss their current books and take Q&As from the audience.

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Children Academy of Flight Duxford Air Show

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Children will be entertained by our special programme of events taking place across the showground, inspired by the history of flight and Home Front Britain.

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Classic Wings Aircraft

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Take to the skies in one of a number of original vintage aircraft at IWM Duxford with our on-site partners, Classic Wings. From a short hop around our historic airfield in the beautiful art deco De Havilland Dragon Rapide, experience for yourself the excitement of flying. Additional fee applies.

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Image from cockpit of Spitfire
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Take an exhilarating virtual Spitfire flight and witness IWM Duxford 'from the air'.  An exciting experience, showing 360 degree views from inside the cockpit of a real Supermarine Spitfire. Additional fees apply

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Spitfire Formation

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Witness the majesty of a mass Spitfire flypast over the skies of IWM Duxford, where history was made during the Second World War

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Battle of Britain Air Show Spitfires

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Enjoy the last air show of the season, with our Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show partners, RAF 100. More information coming soon!  Keep ahead of Duxford Air Show updates by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or get alerts from our enews.

Premium Experiences

Premium Experiences

For an extra special air show, upgrade your standard ticket to a Premium Experience: from our brand new and much anticipated Grandstand Experience; exclusive Gold Experience or our child-friendly Family Experience for a stress-free day out.
Planes and Crowd at an Air Show at IWM Duxford
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2018 Air Show Season

Battle of Britain Air Show Spitfires
Duxford Air Show
Battle of Britain Air Show 2018
The Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show brings to life Duxford’s finest hour as an important Second World War fighter station defending Great Britain from aerial attack in 1940.
Grumman FM2 Wildcat
IWM
Duxford Air Show
Flying Legends Air Show 2018
The Flying Legends Air Show is organised and produced by The Fighter Collection, based at IWM Duxford.
Children looking on as Wingwalkers fly past
Duxford Air Show
Duxford Air Festival 2018
Experience the thrills in the sky above, and enjoy the fun on the showground below at the Spring Bank Holiday weekend Duxford Air Festival

*All confirmed air craft remain dependent on serviceability and weather on the day of the event. Keep up to date with our flying list announcements by joining our enews or follow us on social media.