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Sywell Classic - Pistons and Props - 23/24 September 2017

Join us for this year’s Footman James Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props motoring festival, combining historic racers, hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two-day event, celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.
 
Watch amazing live action on the transformed ‘Racing Runway’ and ‘Sprint Strip’ with
iconic Formula 1 cars, Group B Rally cars, Hot Rods, Dragsters and Motorcycles all in action throughout the weekend.
 
Up in the skies; expect to see a variety of breath taking aerial displays & acrobatics from a variety of display teams.
 
Live Music will be played throughout the weekend with a superb line of bands performing in the Footman James sponsored Scarf & Goggles bar
 
With a vintage fun fair and shopping village, make a weekend of it as camping packages are available. It's a great weekend for all the family.

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Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show - 23/24 September 2017

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.

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

Get close to historic aircraft and brave pilots taking to the skies above you, following in the footsteps of ‘the few’ to whom so much was owed by so many

Experience daring air displays, dog fights, pyrotechnics and aerobatics

Enjoy the live showground and family entertainment bringing Duxford’s Battle of Britain history vividly to life

Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in Duxford’s heritage – the first Spitfires flown in operation served at RAF Duxford, home to 19 Squadron and learn the stories of the people who lived and worked on this crucial wartime RAF airbase

Visit our award winning museum and interactive exhibitions – entrance to all of our public buildings is included in your air show ticket price

Don’t miss out on two days of exciting flying – buy a great value Weekend Pass

Gold Pass upgrades are available for an extra special enthusiast experience but selling fast

A thrilling air show celebrating Duxford’s important history and the bravery of ‘the few’

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Confirmed to fly:

Avro Lancaster PA474 - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Supermarine Spitfire - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Hawker Hurricane - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Douglas Dakota ZA947 - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

RAF Falcons

Great War Display Team

Hawker Hurricane Mk.I R4118 - Hurricane Herritage

Hawker Hurricane Mk.I  P3717- Hurricane Herritage

Tiger Nine (9x de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth)

Yakovlev Yak-3UA - Will Greenwood

Hawker Hurricane Mk.XIIa 5711 - Historic Aircraft Collection

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb BM597- Historic Aircraft Collection

Hawker Fury Mk.I K5674 - Historic Aircraft Collection

Hawker Nimrod II K3661 - Historic Aircraft Collection

Supermarine Spitfire TR.9 PV202 - Aircraft Restoration Company

Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF L6739 - Aircraft Restoration Company

Hispano Aviación HA-1112 Buchon C.4K-102 - Aircraft Restoration Company

Supermarine Spitfire HF Mk.IXe TD314 - Aircraft Restoration Company

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress 'Sally B' 44-85784 - B-17 Preservation

Consolidated Catalina PBY5A - Plane Sailing

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXb MH434 - Old Flying Machine Company

Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.Vb EP120 - The Fighter Collection

Curtiss P-40C Warhawk 41-13357 - The Fighter Collection

Curtiss Hawk 75 No 85 - The Fighter Collection

Curtiss P-36C 38-210 - The Fighter Collection

Grumman FM-2 Wildcat BuNo 86711 - The Fighter Collection

Grumman F8F-2P Bearcat BuNo 121714 - The Fighter Collection

Goodyear FG-1 Corsair BuNo 88297 - The Fighter Collection

Gloster Gladiator Mk.II N5903 - The Fighter Collection

Hawker Nimrod I S1581 - The Fighter Collection

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia N3200 - Imperial War Museums

Supermarine Spitfire TR.9 ML407 - Air Leasing

Supermarine Spitfire FR Mk.XIVe MV293 - Air Leasing

Supermarine Seafire Mk.III PP972 - Air Leasing

Hawker Fury FB.11 SR661 - Air Leasing

Hawker Hurricane - Air Leasing

Mikoyan Gurevich Mig-15UTI - Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron

de Havilland DH100 Vampire T.55 - Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron

de Havilland DH100 Vampire FB.52 - Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron

Supermarine Spitfire TR.9 SM520 - Boultbee Flying Academy

Supermarine Spitfire HF Mk.IX RR232 -Boultbee Flying Academy

North American P-51D-20NA 44-72216 'Miss Helen' - Boultbee Flying Academy

Supermarine Spitfire FR Mk.XVIIIe SM845 - Richard Lake

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVI - Richard Lake

Douglas C-47 Skytrain - Percival Aircraft