Battle of Britain Memorial Flight to fly in Irish Skies.

According to the official Bray Air Display website, the BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane will be displaying on Sunday 24th July. This will be the first time the BBMF have flown at Bray. It is rather fitting as the Irish Air Corps, who this year celebrate their centenary, flew both Hurricanes and Spitfires.

A massive announcement from Bray which is sure to attract the crowds.

Birr Air Display returns in August!

The orginisers of the Birr Air Display confirmed today, that after a 3 year gap because of the Coivd Pandemic, that the very popular airshow will be returning on the August 1st Bank holiday Monday.

This year will be Birr Air Displays 10th Airshow and is ticket only. Tickets will go on sale soon so please monitor the official Facebook for Birr Air Display for updates and details on when tickets will go on sale.

The line up will be announced when all displays are confirmed, however the show promises to be a “big one” and to be a day of great air displays, and the orginisers have “New tricks up their sleeves” for the popular air display.

I look forward to seeing what Birr have in store for us as they make a big return and it is great to have them back!

No Decission on Bray 2022 Airshow yet

A final decision has yet to be made about whether or not the Bray air display will take place this year.

The hugely popular event did not take place over the last two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Event organisers made a short announcement on their social media platforms in July 2021 confirming that the event would not go ahead, saying “See you all in 2022”.

It’s understood that the Bray air display committee are expected meet in the coming weeks to decide if the show can go ahead this year.

Rescue 116 staged a fly-past in Bray on July 26 2020, organised by the Irish Coast Guard and the organisers of the air display, as a tribute to healthcare workers who have done so much during the Covid-19 pandemic.

120,000 people attended the Bray air display over the course of two days in 2019.

The annual event regularly draws huge crowds to Bray to enjoy the spectacular aviation displays and other attractions on Bray seafront.

The air display regularly includes flights from historic planes and demonstrations.

No Bray Air Display in 2021

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It looks like there will be no Bray Air Display in 2021. The official website and twitter has been updated with a ‘See you in 2022’ message. This is a blow to the Bray area, but was to be expected with the current Covid 19 situation in the Republic of Ireland.

Earlier in the year the Patrouille Suisse had a listing for July 24th & 25th 2021 in Bray showing the organisers had been working on a show.

Hopefully this is the final summer of no Airshows in Bray.

Patrouille Suisse return to Bray

Patrouille Suisse return to Bray!The Patrouille Suisse released tier airsgow schedule for 2021, and if all goes to plan, they will display at the Bray Air Display on the 24th and 25th July 2021.

The Swiss display team last graced Irish skies in 2015 and always put on a great display. Lets hope Covid is well under control by the end of July and we can get back to airshows!

Bray Air Display cancelled.

Sadly the Bray air display has been cancelled completely after last week their website announced it was postponed. Bray Air Display will return in 2021 “Better than ever”

 

It’s a big disappointment to announce that the #BrayAirDisplay 2020, which was originally due to take place on July 25th and 26th, is cancelled.

After very careful consideration, the unprecedented impact of the global #COVID19 pandemic has forced this decision in the interests of the health and safety of spectators, participants and the organising team.

We will focus our energies on creating a spectacular event for 2021 when we hope to celebrate happier, safer times.

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Please continue to #StayAtHome and help #SaveLives

Bray 2020 – Postponed

It has been announced on the Bray Air Display website that the 2020 Bray Air Display has been postponed. The event was due to take place on July 25th & 26th.  They have asked to follow them on their official twitter and facebook for further updates
 
Statement –
 
The Bray Air Display has been postponed due to COVID-19 updated mass gathering guidelines set out by the government on Tuesday, April 21st, 2020. The event was originally due to take place on July 25th and 26th.
 
We will liaise with Government officials and review the situation between now and the end of the month, assessing if we can work to reschedule the event.
 
A final decision will be taken in due course. The health and well-being of our spectators, service providers, volunteers and our team is of paramount importance.

Swiss PC-7 team self confirm for Bray

A fantastic first self confirm for the Bray Air Display, the Swiis PC-7 display team shall grace the skies of Bray.
Flying 9 Pilatus PC-7 trainer aircraft they are sure to put on a cracking show in their first appearance at Bray!
Please note – as of this time Bray have not confirmed the display at their end and will release their line-up in June.

 

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Bray announce 2020 airshow dates

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The Bray Air Display recently announced their dates for 2020.

The show will once again be a 2 day show taking place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July 2020. On the ground events are stated as starting at 12pm  including static displays, a fairground, Helicopter pleasure flights and a food market

Flying usually starts around 2pm.

The Bray Air Display is the largest airshow in the Republic of Ireland held in County Wicklow south of Dublin and displays will be announced in June 2020.

Bray lnieup revealed!

Last night Bray revealed their line up for 2019, it includes fantastic displays from Rich Goodwin, 2 Strikemasters, the Blades and the Royal Jordanian Falcons! as well as Team Raven, the RAF Tucano and a P51 Mustang along with a lot more. Full list below!

-France
Navette Bretonne

-Ireland
Irish Air Corps Team Silver
Irish Air Corps Casa N-235-100MPA Persuader
Irish Air Corps (TBA)
Irish Coast Guard S-92
Irish Defence Force “Black Knights”
Sukhoi Su-31 – Dave Bruton
Aer Lingus Airbus A320 / Sunday Only)
Garda Air Support Unit EC135T
Irish Parachute Club
CAP 232 – Eddie Goggins
Irish Historic Flight 3x De havilland chipmunk
Irish Historic Flight Boeing Stearman
Drone delivery display

-Great Britain
2x Strikemaster *Sunday only
Royal Air Force Tucano T1
Team Raven (D)
The Blades Aerobatic Team / Sunday only)
P-51D Mustang – Miss Helen
Pitts S2S Muscle Bi-Plane – Richard Goodwin

-Jordan
Royal Jordanian Falcons