RNAS YEOVILTON AIR DAY IS ALL SET FOR TAKE OFF!

RAF Red Arrows. Photo: Paul Johnson

A truly special event marking the 70th anniversary of the Air Station’s and the Fleet Air Arm’s preparations for carrier operations is planned for this year’s Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton International Air Day on Saturday 8 July 2017. Full story: Read more

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2017 Date Confirmed

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The annual Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton International Air Day in Somerset will take place on Saturday 8 July. Planning is well under way for this popular ‘Fly Navy’ airshow which will showcase the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, its current capabilities and historic accomplishments. Full story: Read more

Air Day’s Special V- Jet Formation for Vulcan Farewell

Vulcan XH558 - VTTSThe Avro Vulcan’s final appearance at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day on Saturday 11 July will include a special ‘V-Jet Formation’ flypast. The famed ‘V-Bomber’ will be joined by Naval Aviation Ltd’s de Havilland Sea Vixen and the Norwegian Air Force Historical Flight’s two de Havilland Vampires to present a unique four-ship classic British jets flight. While the Vulcan and Sea Vixen’s joint flypasts were an outstanding highlight of Air Day 2011, the expanded formation will be a unique spectacle with the Sea Vixen leading the Vulcan with a Vampire on each wing. Full story: Read more

AIR DAY’S MIG-NIFICENT COLD WAR STAR

NAFHS MiG-15Northern Europe’s only flying MiG-15 will be making a rare UK appearance in the flying display at RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2015 on Saturday 11 July. The Cold War classic jet fighter belonging to the Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron will be the first of its kind to display in this country since the late-1990s. Full story: Read more

815 Naval Air Squadron from RNAS Yeovilton help Ham Hill Rangers on Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day 2- 9 Mar 15A job that would have taken South Somerset District Council’s Countryside team almost a month to complete took just a day when personnel from 815 Naval Air Squadron at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton volunteered to help. 42 personnel from 815 Squadron helped Rangers at Ham Hill on Commonwealth Day, Monday 9 March 2015. They were tasked with removing 40 metres of dry stone walling on the flat fields at Ham Hill and digging some of the earth that had been moved against the wall over the years which had now started to threaten the walls stability. Full story: Read more