The Bremont Great War Display Team

The Team was formed in 1988, the beginning of a long and successful presence on the display flying circuit . Their first display was at the Biggin Hill Air Show that year.

Fast forward to 2018, a year that marked the Centenary of the formation of the RAF and the end of the Great War, plus it was also the Team’s 30th Anniversary, and a hugely successful year with over 50 displays and flypasts flown.

The Team has displayed at a variety of airshows and public events at home and in Europe from world famous events like Farnborough, RIAT and Duxford to the impressive venues of Blenheim Palace, Broadlands and Highclere Castle.

The display includes a unique selection of Great War aircraft including Triplanes, SE5’s an Avro 504 and Junkers CL1. The aircraft are flown by a very experienced group of pilots ranging from test pilots, fast jet pilots, airline pilots and flying instructors with a long history of thrilling airshow crowds.

The display is carefully choreographed and precisely flown to mimic the chaos of a dynamic WW1 dogfight. It is a unique chance to see 4 Great War aeroplanes flying together and certainly the only opportunity to see the aircraft performing as they would have in aerial battles with a series of head on passes and spiral dives.

The Bremont Great War Team were the first team to be cleared by the CAA to display at 75 metres from the crowd under certain conditions. This makes for a much more intimate and entertaining display where you can see the pilots swivelling their heads as they manoeuvre in close proximity to get a “lead” on each other – just like a real dog fight! All accompanied by choregraphed pyro techniques!

A show not to be missed!

The Starlings

Appearing for the first time in 2021 during the display season, the ‘The Starlings”, are comprised of British Aerobatic Champions Tom Cassells and Michael Pickin. Performing high-octane close formation aerobatics including gyroscopic tumbles.

Both pilots have a combined aerobatic experience of over 50 years in air shows and competitions and have flown all over the world as solo acts and as part of a formation. Tom is a current Display Authorisation Evaluator and Michael is the youngest person ever to be British Aerobatic Champion.

The display showcases the performance, skill and abilities of both pilot and aircraft. The first half of the routine demonstrates formation aerobatics, opposition manoeuvres and provides some great chances for photographers to capture the team doing what they do best.

The aircraft used are the latest design from Germany, the Extra NG and the classic, world championship winning, Cap 232. Both aircraft are capable of unlimited aerobatics; roll rates in excess of 420 degrees per second and plus/minus 10G.

Thank you to Claire Hartley for the stunning photography.

Battle of Britain Memorial Flypast

The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Team will be performing flypasts on both show days!


Keep your eyes to the skies as we’ll be joined by a Lancaster Bomber and Hurricane for two thrilling flypasts by the BBMF team.

Saturday: Lancaster flypast at 15:17
Sunday: Hurricane flypast at 13:17



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