It’s not just breathtaking aerial acrobatics on offer at the Wales Airshow – there’s plenty of family fun to be had on the ground too!
Below is just a taster of what was on offer at the 2019 Wales Airshow, and what to expect in 2022!
With flight simulators, fun fairs, static replica aircraft, armed forces vehicles & displays and much more, there’s loads to see and do. And don’t forget plenty of food and drink on offer as well!
The ground displays are open from 10am – 6pm both days, you can arrive early to beat the traffic and take in the displays before the action in the air kicks off.
With the Wales Airshow getting better every year, the ground displays are too. As well as Swansea Prom being packed with great displays and activities, theres even more to see and do on Oystermouth Road as well.
A full range of food will is available in the ground display area along Oystermouth Road, the Cenotaph and also around the Civic Centre. Tea, coffee and soft drinks are available. The food range includes jacket potatoes, curry, burgers, fish and chips, hog roast and crepes, as well as ice-cream, doughnuts, sweets and fudge. There is also a bar at the Civic Centre area and close to the Cenotaph.
Come and see full size replica Spitfire and Hurricane planes! Historical promotions representatives will be on hand to provide talks and give out facts and details about the aircraft while you explore some of the most famous planes in British military history. And you can also get inside and explore the replica Chinook too!
There’ll be plenty to see and do from the Armed Services including;
- Army Fitness Challenges
- Drum Corps Demonstrations
- Large combat vehicles
- Information trailers
- And much more
Experience the action with simulators and VR experiences
Ever wanted to experience standing on an aircraft carrier when the jets are taking off? Or how about sitting in the cockpit of an RAF Red Arrow? Explore the ground displays at the Wales Airshow to find these VR Experiences and Flight Simulators, as well as many more!
RAF Police Dog demonstrations
Don’t miss your chance to see the RAF Police Dog Military Display Team at the Wales Airshow, with demonstrations twice per day on Swansea Bay beach.
The Air Cadets return to Wales Airshow with Field Craft Displays, Radio set ups, and you can test yourself on their Mobile Climbing Tower.
The Wave and Swansea Sound
The Wave and Swansea Sound will be broadcasting live from the Wales Airshow, with news, music and prize giveaways!
Meet the teams
If watching the planes from the Prom just isn’t enough, you’ll have to opportunity to meet Team Raven, The Blades, The Tigers Parachute Team and the engineers for The Red Arrows, Chinook and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Funfair and Amusements
Civic Centre West Car Park will be full of rides, games, amusements and a funfair throughout the Airshow weekend, fun for all the family!
Showcasing some of the best in home-grown talent from South Wales to provide a musical backdrop for the weekend, there will be two stages at the Airshow providing live music and entertainment throughout the day at;
- The Cenotaph
- Civic Centre
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