The 2019 Bournemouth Air Festival starts today. Here's what displays you can expect to see today.

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 29 

Flying starts from 2pm and you can expect to see:

Tigers Parachute Display Team

The Blades

Strikemaster Pair

RAF Tucano

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

RN Black Cat Helicopter Display


Ultimate Warbirds

Super Pitts Muscle Plane 

Night Air from 8pm


Otto the Helicopter & Piper Cub

Other entertainment

Between 3pm and 6.30pm, watch the Royal Marines Unarmed Combat Demonstration opposite the Royal Navy Village. In the Lower Gardens between 2.30pm and 4pm, there will be music from the Royal Logistics Corps Army Band and from HMS Bath Tub between 6pm and 8pm. 

As part of the Night Air live music entertainment at Bournemouth Pier, there will be performances from Gemma Leanne between 7pm and 8pm, and Sting and The Police tribute band, The Rozzers, between 8.30pm and 10pm.