RAAF Base Edinburgh Air Show

The Australian Defence Force has announced that RAAF Base Edinburgh in South Australia will host the next Defence Force Air Show on 9 and 10 November 2019.

Air Commodore Noddy Sawade, Head of Air Shows, said Defence was proud to stage the Air Show at RAAF Base Edinburgh.

“Defence has had a presence in South Australia since World War II and RAAF Base Edinburgh is a significant military base for the Australian Defence Force.

“We are looking forward to putting on an Air Show that features historic aircraft as well as demonstrating some of the latest Defence military aircraft and technology."

The theme of the Edinburgh Air Show is ‘Vimy to Fifth Generation in 100 Years’.

The Air Show will commemorate the Centenary of the epic flight in November 1919 of notable South Australian Sir Ross Smith and his brother, Sir Keith Smith, who flew from England to Australia in 1919 in a Vickers Vimy to win the Great Air Race.

The Air Show will also showcase Air Force’s latest fifth generation military aircraft and technology.

More information: Visit the official Edinburgh Air Show landing page at airforce.gov.au/edinburghairshow2019