The 15th Bray Air Display made a spectacular comeback today after a forced two-year break due to the pandemic.  30+ aircraft flown by the most skilled pilots from Ireland and around the world brought incredible, show-stopping scenes to the skies over Bray, thrilling thousands of spectators at the free weekend of turbo-charged family entertainment.

This year’s event celebrated 100 years of the Irish Air Corps. Bray Air Display favourites, the Royal Jordanian Falcons aerobatic team stunned the crowd with their close formation manoeuvres.

Sé Pardy, Director, Bray Air Display, said, “It’s wonderful to be back. Thanks to everyone who came to Bray to support the event and cheer on the participants. A special thanks to all the display teams for putting on an amazing show. Making the Bray Air Display happen every year is very much a team effort that takes months of hard work and commitment. We sincerely thank everyone involved, particularly the Irish Air Corps, Weston Airport and Wicklow County Council, and our dedicated volunteers. See you all next July!”

Highlights of Bray 2022 included:

  • Eddie Goggins, aka The Flying Dentist’s jaw-dropping performance
  • Old-world glamour from the Irish Historic Flight Foundation Chipmunk and Stearman aircraft
  • The Garda Air Support Unit – they provide invaluable air support for Garda ground operations
  • Ireland’s newest regional airline Emerald Airlines
  • Vintage aviation-style from P51 Contrary Mary and the Catalina Flying Boat
  • Search and Rescue display, honouring the selfless men and women who play such a key role in safeguarding Irish lives

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About Bray Air Display

The 15th annual Bray Air Display will take place on Sunday 24th July 2022. One of Europe’s biggest and best air shows, Bray Air Display attracts thousands people to the Co. Wicklow coastal town for the event with a social media reach of 4.6 million.

Bray Air Display was recognised as ‘Best Festival / Event Experience over 50,000 people’ at the prestigious, national Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017 and in 2018 and 2019 it won silver in the ‘Best Tourism Initiative’ category at the All-Ireland Community and Council Awards.

#BrayAirDisplay takes place thanks to support from, Irish Air Corps, Weston airport and Wicklow County Council. As well as the incredible display in the skies over Bray the event includes a food and craft village featuring artisan food and specialist craft stalls as well as musical entertainment, and a family fun fair. Visit and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the full event details.