Despite having the cosy atmosphere of a country show, the large venue established this as a serious opener for the year’s air show season. Dalton Barracks (formerly RAF Abingdon) has a runway almost two kilometres long, allowing it to host heavyweights such as the Hercules and Catalina.

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Radio frequencies

The following frequencies were in use at the Abingdon airshow:

Display130.675
Abingdon Radio121.175

Orientation

Runway 36 was in use and the crowd faced west, into the sun for the whole show.

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