Bremont signs up for duty with Great War Display Team for 2018

Great War Team

Bremont has teamed up with the Great War Display Team for their 2018 calendar of airshows.

The air display team was created in 1988 and was originally called The Wombats. It was an ad hoc collection of aircraft including five SE5as, two Fokker Dr1s and a Fokker D7, many of them flown by the enthusiasts that built them. The team has grown and developed with other historic bi-planes and tri-planes joining and retiring from the squad.

It currently has five different types of aircraft available to fly within a total of nine. The team re-enacts World War II dog fights at events up and down the UK.

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2018 is the 30th anniversary of the Great War Display Team and the centenary year of the Royal Air Force, making it an ideal year for Bremont to get involved.

“We are very excited about this new partnership and we look forward to working with Bremont for the 2018 season and into the future,” said team leader Gordon Brander.

This year’s calendar of air shows for the Great War Display Team is:

May 6th Abingdon, Oxon
May 18-21st La Ferte-Alais, France
May 26th Stowe School, Bucks
May 26/27 Duxford, Cambs
May 30/31st Suffolk Show

June 9/10th Cosford, Shropshire
June 16/17 Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
June 20th Lincoln
June 21st RAF Marham, Norfolk
June 23/24 Bicester, Oxfordshire

July 1st Old Warden, Beds
July 3rd Rendcombe, Gloucs
July 13-15th RIAT Fairford, Gloucs
July 21/22nd Farnborough, Hants
July 26th RAF Marham Families Day
July 27th RAF Coningsby Families Day

August 4th East Kirkby, Lincs
August 23/24th Clacton, Essex

September 1/2nd Bournemouth, Dorset
September 8th Romsey, Hants
September 8/9th Highclere Castle


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