IT'S day one of the 2018 Bournemouth Air Festival. Here's your rundown of what's happening today and when.

Please note: the aircraft listed below are subject to availability and weather conditions. Check out our live blog where we'll be keeping you up to date with any changes.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018


Royal Marines Unarmed Combat demonstration in front of the Royal Navy Village area.

2.30pm to 5.30pm

RAF Battle of Britain Dakota

RAF Battle of Britain Hurricane & Spitfire


Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team

Team Raven

Super Pitts Muscle Plane

AeroSuperBatics Wingwalkers


RAF Red Arrows at 5.30pm

Night Air - from 8pm

Twister Pair and Fireflies Pair

Otto the Helicopter

Other entertainment

There will also be entertainment in the Lower Gardens between 6pm and 9pm including face painting, Royal Marines Unarmed Combat, a circus workshop, balloon modelling and juggling, plus birds of prey

On the Main Stage at Pier Approach there will be live music between 8pm and 10pm from The UK Bee Gees with support from McGoozer between 6.15 and 7.30pm.