Wings & Wheels

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Our Wings & Wheels event brings together vintage aircraft from from 1909-1950s, and historical vehicles and motorcycles from the Collection. We also welcome a range of visiting car and motorcycle groups, whose members will bring along their own classics.

There will be a full flying display from The Collection and visiting aircraft, with a range of aerobatic displays. As always enjoy plenty of opportunities to photograph some interesting vehicles of all ages, shapes and sizes – with wings and without! It’s the variety on show today that makes our Wings & Wheels event one of the highlights of the Shuttleworth calendar – an event for everyone who is passionate about marvellous old vehicles.

Car and motorcycle groups welcome – please see group booking below.

Pre-1960 registration now available (limited free places) for cars and motorcycles. Please email Helen Woods for a form. Closing date for receipt of returned of forms is 22 August 2016.


Little and Large
The Blades (aerobatic display team)
CAP 232 (Emily Todd)
Jackaroo (Trish Neville)
DH60G (Mel Saggers)
Hang Glider aerobatic display
Mew Gull replica (David Beale)
PROVISIONAL – Percival Parade
BBMF Dakota – flypast

DH88 Comet
Mew Gull
Westland Lysander
All aircraft are provisional and may be subject to change.


Live Music with Brian J
‘Make & paint’ with Airfix & IPMS Brampton (free)
Swiss Garden tours at 12.00 and 15.00 (free)
Flightline tours at 10.00, 10.30, 11.00, 11.30 (book at SVAS stand)
The Shuttleworth Re-enactor Historians
Pilot’s chat: Avro Tutor
Vehicle parade: Featured vehicles Railton and Sunbeam motorcycle
The House is open from 10.00-14.00. Visitors can explore rooms with House stewards available to answer questions about the history of The House and the Shuttleworth family.*
*Please note that access to The House is via the Swiss Garden. The underpass is cobbled and currently unsuitable for wheelchairs.


9.00 – Gates open

12.00 – Vehicle parades

14.00 – Flying Display begins

17.40 – Approximate end of display

The restaurant, visitor centre and gift shop are open for the duration of the event and close 30 minutes after the end of the flying display.


2016 Season Ticket available: £130 – non SVAS £120 – SVAS Please email Helen Woods to purchase or call 01767 627924 (M-F, 9.00-17.00 only).


Event commentator: Mark Whall.

Parking is free, and disabled parking is available.

Dogs on leads are permitted outside on-site but are not allowed in hangars, restaurant, Visitor Centre, and Swiss Garden (assistance dogs are the exception).

Smoking in permitted in designated areas only.

No commercial filming or photography is allowed without permission.


11.30 – leaves from Biggleswade train station
17.30 – leaves Shuttleworth for return journey
Adult – £9.50 return or £5.00 single (pay on the bus)
Children under 16 free

Discount for groups of 10+ people, available to book until Tuesday 3 May 2016. Please email Helen Woods or call 01767 627924 (Mon-Frid, 9.00-17.00).


Adult – £28

Child under 16 – Free (max 4 per adult)

SVAS – £16

Exemptions (Free entry)

Pilot (only) of a pre-1945 aircraft have free entry (occupants must pay). You must pre-book a PPR slot.

Pilot and up to two occupants free for a pre-1945 twin engine aircraft. You must pre-book a PPR slot.

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