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  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

  • Southern Model Air Show 8 & 9 September 2018

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Southern Model Show - September 8th and 9th 2018

Southern Model Show

A Great Day Out For All The Family

Headcorn Aerodrome, set in the heart of Kent Countryside, will again host the Southern Model Show. The airfield is always busy with Parachuting, Pleasure flights, Balloon flights, Helicopter flights and the Lashenden Air Warfare Museum. 

The Southern Model Show in association with the Maidstone Model Flying Club will feature a stunning array of model aircraft, helicopters, ships, tank and other vehicles. A full range of other activities and a show ground packed with traders makes this a must go event for anyone with an interest in this fascinating hobby whether a professional or a beginner.

Ticket Prices 1 Day 
Online

Weekend
Online
1 Day
Gate

Weekend
Gate
Infant Under 4 Years FREE FREE FREE FREE
Child (5 to 15 years) £7.00 £9.00 £8.00 £12.00
Adult (16 years to 59 years) £12.00 £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
OAP (60 years and over) £9.00 £12.00 £12.00 £18.00
Family (2 x adults, 2 x children) £29.00 £35.00 £34.00 £40.00
VIP

£75.00 £75.00

Camping(Fri 7th - Mon 10th)
£49.00

• £2.50 booking fee applies to each transaction, regardless of no. of tickets purchased.
• P&P is included
• Free Parking
Family ticket is 2 x adults and 2 x children
• Prepaid tickets: Cheaper tickets, Faster Entry,
• Single Day Tickets undated and can be used on either day of your choice.
• Online bookings can be made up until noon on Friday 7th September, 2018
• Camping available with showers, WCs, water. Camping is from Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and leave Monday 10th September, 2018. This includes 2 Adults, cost for additional Adults is £10, Child/Senior £8 for the whole weekend.

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Pilots

To book in your RC plane, please download the Pilots booking form and forward to: Andrew Boxall & Simon Potter Mobile 07811 378053
Email tidyfloors@me.com

Model Show Overview

IMPS LogoWith good access and parking, you should have a trouble free journey to the Southern Model Show even with 12,000 guests expected over the two days. 

Arrive early and stay late is the best advice as displays and activities will be taking place throughout the day. 

Children and beginners are especially welcome. 

9.30am - Gates Open

10:00am to 5.00pm - Flying, Sailing and Driving Displays 

19:50 to 20:30 - Night model flying

Got a model you want to sell? Fancy picking up a second hand bargain?
Come along to the very popular Bring and Buy stand. Who knows what you might find?

Static Display

Model Aircraft

The flying programme will be exciting and varied, illustrating the full range of model flying in the UK and Europe. Through a series of set-piece displays, pilos will have the opportunity to display their aircraft in an historical context. D-Day will feature prominently as will the Battle of Britain - after all the show is being staged in Kent over the Battle of Britain weekend! The finale will be truely spectacular.

Static Display

Cars & Vehicles

Off-road 2wd and 4wd buggies, on road cars, tanks and other fighting vehicles, motorbikes, trucks, fast and furious racing - just about everything you could imagine will be on the ground.

Static Display

Boats & water craft

Paddlesteamers to battleships; lifeboats to submarines - a great range of water vessels will be taking to the high seas (or rather the large water tank!) demonstrating the endless fun you can have whilst messing about on the water.

Photo Gallery

Information

Dogs

Dogs are welcome to the event, but must always be on their leads. Please bear in mind there will be lots of loud bangs and noises, which may cause distress to your dog.

Photography

Photography and filming is permitted for personal use only.

Children

 The event is designed for all age groups and all are welcome.

Booking

Booking your tickets is easy on our website. Please allow 3-4 working days for tickets to arrive. Tickets purchased 3 days prior to the event will be held on the gate for you.

Camping

Camping is permitted booking in advance recommended. No overnight stay is permitted in the car park or other grounds.

Disabled Facilities

We have disabled parking and WC facilities. Although most of the ground is flat, the event is all on grass.

Lashenden Air Warfare Museum

The Lashenden Air Warfare Museum is free to enter and will be open both days. The Museum is one of the longest established aviation museums in the country, having been formed in 1970. For more museum information click here

Trade Stands

Everything you could possibly need for Models (Aeroplanes, Cars, Boats, Tanks) and Arts and Crafts will be on sale. The trade stands will be situated throughout the event ground both inside and out. 

Trade Enquiries

For trade enquiries or for more information please download our SMS Trader pack 

Stand Bookings

To book your stand, please downland and email or post back the SMS Exhibitors Booking Form

Travelling by Car

Headcorn Aerodrome is just 15 minutes South of Junction 8 of the M20. Shenley road can be found off the A274 Biddenden Road approximately 1 mile south of Headcorn village. FREE PARKING

Address as follows:  Headcorn Aerodrome, Shenley Road,  Headcorn, Ashford, Kent TN27 9HX

Travelling by Train

Southeastern trains run frequent services to and from Headcorn station which is only a 1.5 miles away. Please check their website for further details. Click here for further details.

Travelling by Bus

Arriva buses run frequent services to and from Headcorn Aerodrome. Please check their website for further details. Click here for further details.

Travelling by Taxi

MTC Taxis are based in Headcorn. To book please call 01622 890003 Click here for further details.

 Travelling by Plane

If you are a pilot and wish to fly into any of our events at the Aerodrome, you must purchase an event ticket and book in in advance. Slots are very limited! Click here for more information.

Maps and Directions

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Videos from previous shows

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