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News: Duxford 2013 Air Shows

By Richard Benedikz on 14 December 2012, 12:28

IWM Duxford have announced their air show season for 2013 - Tickets for all air shows are now on sale.

Early Bird offer running until Thursday 28 February 2013 – receive a 15% discount plus a free child ticket with every adult or senior ticket purchased in advance.

If you’re purchasing tickets for Christmas presents, it is recommend that you make your purchases by Tuesday 18 December for UK delivery.

Spring Air Show
Remembering the Mighty Eighth - Sunday 26 May
Starting the air show season in spectacular style, the Spring Air Show brings together contemporary and historic aircraft for a fabulous day of flying.

This year, the Spring Air Show commemorates the 70th anniversary of the United States Army Air Force arriving at RAF Duxford in April 1943. We’ll look at the impact of the American Forces on the course of the Second World War in Europe and their cultural influence on the East Anglian community. Historic US warbirds will take to the skies as we remember the time when the stars and stripes flew at RAF Duxford.

Flying Legends Air Show - Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July
A worldwide following has ensured that the Flying Legends Air Show is the heritage air show event in the aviation calendar. Each of the historic aircraft on display at the Flying Legends Air Show is a living tribute to the outstanding skills of the people who built, maintained and flew them and to the dedication of those who have brought these stunning aircraft back to life.

The Flying Legends Air Show presents these iconic aircraft in a spectacular display that honours their history and aerial achievements. The flying display promises an unmissable fusion of power, sound, excitement and nostalgia as a series of rare and unique piston-engined aircraft perform their breathtaking flights over the historic airfield at IWM Duxford.

The Early Bird offer does not apply to the Flying Legends Air Show.

The Duxford Air Show - Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September
The Duxford Air Show is the highlight of our programme of flying events, featuring an amazing array of aerial displays. We showcase contemporary jet aircraft, historic warbirds, aerobatics and much more!

Autumn Air Show - Sunday 13 October
The Autumn Air Show closes the flying season in relaxed and informal style. We’ll be throwing the spotlight on the historic aeroplanes that are operated by flying partners based at the museum, with displays by some of the iconic aircraft that call IWM Duxford home. Join us for a celebration of IWM Duxford’s flying heritage, which continues to thrive today.

Early Bird Offer
We’re offering a marvellous Early Bird discount of 15% on IWM Duxford 2013 air show tickets. The Early Bird offer is available until Thursday 28 February 2013. After this date, the normal advance purchase discount of 10% applies.

Tickets can be purchased online at iwm.org.uk or by calling the Box Office on 01223 499 353. The Box Office is open from Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4.30pm. There is no booking fee but a postage and packing fee applies per transaction.

Please note that the Early Bird offer does not apply to the Flying Legends Air Show (Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2013).

Air show tickets will be on sale in advance until:

Spring Air Show
Recommended booking date for overseas postal delivery is Thursday 2 May
Closing date for UK postal delivery is Monday 13 May

Flying Legends Air Show
Recommended booking date for overseas postal delivery is Thursday 20 June
Closing date for UK postal delivery is Monday 1 July

The Duxford Air Show
Recommended booking date for overseas postal delivery is Thursday 15 August
Closing date for UK postal delivery is Monday 26 August

Autumn Air Show
Recommended booking date for overseas postal delivery is Thursday 19 September
Closing date for UK postal delivery is Monday 30 September

VIP Packages for the Flying Legends Air Show
Enjoy a choice of two very special air show experiences with our unique range of hospitality passes which offer the best seats in the house at the Flying Legends Air Show (Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2013). The Bremont Flight Lounge, only available at the Flying Legends Air Show, provides guests with an elegant and luxurious location at the heart of the flying action. Join your guests in the tastefully themed luxury marquee where you can enjoy the very best of hospitality, commencing with a champagne and canapé reception, followed by a gourmet delicatessen-style buffet and concluding with a traditional

English afternoon cream tea.
Sit back in the comfort and style of the Bremont Flight Lounge garden and marvel at our world-famous flying display. Gold Pass offers relaxed entertaining at its best. Enjoy a fine view of the flying action and access to a fullyequipped hospitality marquee. Choose a delicious dish from our in-house Gourmet Deli Bar or bring your own picnic lunch and relax in comfort as you watch the flying display from the heart of the flight line.

Gold Pass can be purchased online at iwm.org.uk.

Flying Legends - two words which instantly evoke the very best of classic aircraft displaying at IWM Duxford in one of the world's most celebrated air shows.

For further details on the Bremont Flight Lounge, please email: flyvip@fighter-collection.com

VIP Packages for The Duxford Air Show
Enjoy a very special air show experience with our range of hospitality passes which offer the best seats in the house at The Duxford Air Show (Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2013).

The Platinum Pass offers seats at the heart of the flying action, together with access to a sumptuous hospitality marquee where you can enjoy a delectable two-course lunch before enjoying a thrilling flying display from the comfort of a private garden enclosure. Platinum Pass is perfect for corporate entertaining or a special family celebration.

Gold Pass offers relaxed entertaining at its best. Enjoy a fine view of the flying action and access to a fully equipped hospitality marquee. Choose a delicious dish from our in-house Gourmet Deli Bar or bring your own picnic lunch and relax in comfort as you watch the flying display from the heart of the flight line.

Following its successful debut last year, the Silver Pass enclosure is available at The Duxford Air Show 2013. Enjoy all the atmosphere and activities that the air show has to offer from the convenience of the Silver Pass marquee, specifically created with families in mind. There will be activities to entertain all the family and a refreshment point selling drinks and snacks.

Book your Gold or Silver Pass before Thursday 28 February 2013 and enjoy up to £20 off the standard ticket price.

Tickets for Silver, Gold and Platinum Pass can be purchased online at iwm.org.uk.

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