In The Air

Buckle up for Ireland’s biggest air festival which kicks off on Saturday, July 23rd with ‘Ground Entertainment’ starting at noon each day with the spectacular return of the #BrayAirDisplay on Sunday, July 24th 2022.

There is an official practice day on Saturday, July 23rd 2022 ahead of the main #BrayAirDisplay on Sunday, July 24th 2022 with some aircraft activity throughout the day. 

Some of the best display teams and individual acts from around the world will showcase their aerobatic skills and perform to thousands of spectators at the free weekend of turbo-charged family entertainment.



Highlight acts will include:

  • The world-famous Red Arrows will once again blaze a trail over Bray this July.
  • We help the Irish Air Corps celebrate 100 years of Irish military aviation.
  • We welcome the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight to Irish skies. Seeing the iconic and historic Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane fly in formation will be very special and unique.
  • The spectacular Royal Jordanian Falcons aerobatic team return all the way from the West Asian Kingdom.

Bray Air Display 2022 line-up

The airshow will only take place on Sunday, July 24th 2022 (Line-up is not in order of appearance): 

  • Prepare to be amazed at the Irish Air Corps aerobatic antics as we celebrate 100 years of Irish military aviation
  • Watch the Irish Parachute Club and The Black Knights freefall onto Bray beach
  • 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 once again makes a flying visit. They provide invaluable air support for Garda ground operations
  • Ireland’s newest regional airline Emerald Airlines makes an appearance over the skies of Bray
  • Vintage aviation-style from P51 Contrary Mary and the Catalina Flying Boat
  • See the iconic and historic Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane fly in formation during a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
  • Search and Rescue display, honouring the selfless men and women who play such a key role in safeguarding Irish lives
  • Amazing aerobatic antics from the Royal Jordanian Falcons
  • Picture perfect formation display from the world-famous Red Arrows
  • Pilot Sean Bennett flies a Stearman 
  • The Aer Lingus Airbus A320 will be a showstopper
  • Sweden’s Saab 37 Viggen or ‘thunderbolt’

Please note: There are a number of reasons an aircraft may have to cancel its appearance at the Bray Air Display which is outside the control of the Event Organisers.

Our 2022 line-up in picture

Click or hover over the image to read more about the aircraft or display team.

Please note: The aircraft listed above are not in order of appearance.
Aircraft line-up, all ground entertainment are subject to change without notice and may be dependent on weather.
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