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Large Model Air Show

7 - 8 July 2018


Video footage with the kind permission of tbobborap1 - highlights from the 2017 event.

Hundreds of scale models of iconic aircraft will be taking to the skies at the annual Large Model Air Show. Taking place on the airfield at Cosford, this famous air show in miniature is an absolute must for any aviation enthusiast.

Visitors will be able to see a whole range of models designed, built and flown by members of the Large Model Association from biplanes to modern day jets. From a distance in the skies, the models truly look like the real thing!  

There's also plenty of refreshments to purchase from jacket potatoes to fish and chips.  Not forgetting soft drinks, alcoholic drinks (adults only please!) and ice cream for those with a sweet tooth!

There will also be trade stands galore to treat yourselves, a list is available here.

Admission prices (held for the fifth year!)


 Advance**
 On the gate
Adults  £8.00 £10.00
Children under 16  FREE  FREE
(must be accompanied by an adult)    

Purchase Tickets Here

** Advanced rate of £8.00 finishes online on Wednesday 4 July 2018

Large Model Facts and Figures

- The model aircraft you will see being flown at the show range from £2,000 up to £30,000
- Some of the kits can take two weeks to assemble, large models such as a VC10 can be up to a staggering seven years!
- Engines used can include those similar to petrol lawn mowers through to miniature jet engines costing £5,000
- The speeds of the models being flown can range from 50mph up to 200mph

This event takes place on the airfield and there is no shade on a hot day, please do not bring dogs unless they are Assistance dogs.

Gates open at 8.30am, the model aircraft start flying around 9.00am and will last all day.  A free park and ride bus will be operating between the Museum and airfield from 10.00am to 5.00pm.

If you would like to make a weekend of it, public camping can be booked in advance and prices start from £40.00. The advanced price for camping ends on 4 July, please click here to find out more.

If you would like to find out more about having a trade stand at the 2018 Cosford Large Model Air Show please email us

The provisional list of trade stands attending the Cosford event can be downloaded here.

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