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Royston & Buntingford Crow
IWM Duxford’s Battle of Britain Air Show flying programme details revealedAir Show by more than 40 exceptional aircraft taking to the skies. Despite eng
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 15 hours ago
Air Show by more than 40 exceptional aircraft taking to the skies. Despite engine issue grounding the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight planes last week, the Duxford air show will include a poignant mass flypast of 12 Spitfires. IWM Duxford's... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Iconic Memorial Flight grounded by concern over Merlin engines « Jersey Evening Postdealt to the Jersey International Air Display after the appearance of one of it
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 3 days ago
dealt to the Jersey International Air Display after the appearance of one of its main attractions – the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – was put in doubt. The historic Second World War aircraft of the BBMF have almost entirely been taken out... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Airshows hit as Second World War planes are groundedAir Force (RAF) have been grounded over engine-related safety fears. Aircraft
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Air Force (RAF) have been grounded over engine-related safety fears. Aircraft operated by the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) were scheduled to fly at the Biggin Hill Festival of Flight, near Bromley in south-east London, and... Read more
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The News and Star
Airshows hit as Second World War planes are groundedAir Force (RAF) have been grounded over engine-related safety fears. Aircraft
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Air Force (RAF) have been grounded over engine-related safety fears. Aircraft operated by the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) were scheduled to fly at the Biggin Hill Festival of Flight, near Bromley in south-east London, and... Read more
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Gazette News
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight doubts ahead of airshowBattle of Britain Memorial Fight could be in doubt for next week's Clacton Airs
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
Battle of Britain Memorial Fight could be in doubt for next week's Clacton Airshow after it was grounded. The memorial flight is due to fly on both days of the show. Tendring Council spokesman Nigel Brown said the council has been... Read more
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Louth Leader
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshowMost of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been
Louth Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced The problem is “related to the Merlin engine” - which powers aircraft including the Spitfire, Lancaster and... Read more
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express
Nearly all planes of Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded by technical problems HISTORIC aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost
express / Posted 5 days ago
HISTORIC aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. A Spitfire... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshowMost of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been
Horncastle Today / Posted 5 days ago
Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced The problem is “related to the Merlin engine” - which powers aircraft including the Spitfire, Lancaster and... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshowMost of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been
Bury Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced The problem is “related to the Merlin engine” - which powers aircraft including the Spitfire, Lancaster and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problems The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, based at RAF Coningsby, keeps six Spit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, based at RAF Coningsby, keeps six Spitfires, two Hurricane Mk 2Cs, a Lancaster and a C47 Dakota. Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial... Read more
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Daily Mail
Most Battle of Britain Memorial Flight planes GROUNDEDSpitfires downed! Almost all Battle of Britain Memorial Flight planes are GROUN
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Spitfires downed! Almost all Battle of Britain Memorial Flight planes are GROUNDED after fears their vintage Rolls-Royce Merlin engines are no longer airworthy Iconic Spitfires, a Hawker Hurricane and Lancaster Bomber kept out of the air A historic... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight planes grounded by engine safety fearsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes - reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires - have been grounded... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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The News and Star
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Bury Times
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Gazette
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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guardian-series
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Harrow Times
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Gazette News
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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This is West Country
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Bolton News
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Battle of Britain planes grounded by technical problemsHistoric aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost e
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over engine-related safety fears. The planes, reportedly a Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires have been grounded after... Read more
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Spalding Today
Wartime memories stir the souls in Spaldingmusic from Cherie Lawrence and Boston Jive. The weekend had an extra thrill pr
Spalding Today / Posted 6 days ago
music from Cherie Lawrence and Boston Jive. The weekend had an extra thrill provided by a spectacular Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypasts where Hurricane, Spitfire and Lancaster aircraft flew over the hall. Coun Gary Taylor, portfolio... Read more
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Horncastle Today
New Lancaster Lounge opens at care home in Coningsbyand like nothing better than to watch aircraft taking off from the nearby RAF b
Horncastle Today / Posted 8 days ago
and like nothing better than to watch aircraft taking off from the nearby RAF base and the world famous Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Last Monday (August 7) personnel from the base were among the guests as the home’s new Lancaster... Read more
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Gazette News
4 more exciting aircraft unveiled for this year’s Clacton Airshowthe RAF Tutor, Team Raven, the Vampire Pair and Gerald Cooper for the event as
Gazette News / Posted 13 days ago
the RAF Tutor, Team Raven, the Vampire Pair and Gerald Cooper for the event as well as the ever-popular Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, made up of the Lancaster and two Spitfires. Also confirmed as taking part are the Tigers Parachute team;... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Stunt planes and kites hit the skies over Northern IrelandRaven, Muscle Pitts, Wildcat Aerobatics, and pilot, Lisburn man Simon Wilson.
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Raven, Muscle Pitts, Wildcat Aerobatics, and pilot, Lisburn man Simon Wilson. The Avro Lancaster of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight was accompanied by a Spitfire and a Hurricane, as well as a fly-past by an RAF Chinook helicopter. But there... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Stunt planes and kites hit the skies over Co LondonderryRaven, Muscle Pitts, Wildcat Aerobatics, and pilot, Lisburn man Simon Wilson.
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Raven, Muscle Pitts, Wildcat Aerobatics, and pilot, Lisburn man Simon Wilson. The Avro Lancaster of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight was accompanied by a Spitfire and a Hurricane, as well as a fly-past by an RAF Chinook helicopter. But there... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Festival of Flight 2017: Everything you need to knowheadlining the event. There will also be displays from the Pitts Special, Glob
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
headlining the event. There will also be displays from the Pitts Special, Global Stars, a Chinook, a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, which will include a Spitfire, a Lancaster and a Hurricane. Meanwhile, Wildcats, Global Stars, Team Raven,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Ballooning family flying again at QuickChek festivalfamily," Matt Lidinsky said. "We get to go out and do something that's a little
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
family," Matt Lidinsky said. "We get to go out and do something that's a little adventurous." The Annual Jessie Mazzocchi Memorial Flight will be held in late August this year at Solberg Airport. It's a time for the family to remember their... Read more
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Daily Mail
The unsung heroes of Dunkirkto air commodore. When he died in 1995, aged 77, his ashes were scattered from
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
to air commodore. When he died in 1995, aged 77, his ashes were scattered from a Spitfire of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. . . . And the last man to reach home Bill Lacey was one of 40,000 Allied troops left behind on the... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
British firsts and old favourites combine for this year’s Air Display « Jersey Evening Postthemselves known when the piston-engined aircraft roar into the bay. The three
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 24 days ago
themselves known when the piston-engined aircraft roar into the bay. The three aircraft make up the traditional Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. A Royal Navy Merlin HM2 helicopter is also due to be on static display. Subscribe to our mailing... Read more
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Spalding Today
Popular 1940s weekend returns to Ayscoughfeere-enactors, demonstrations, vintage stalls, period vehicles, live music and da
Spalding Today / Posted 28 days ago
re-enactors, demonstrations, vintage stalls, period vehicles, live music and dancing plus spectacular Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly-pasts on both days (Saturday: Hurricane and Spitfire, Sunday: Lancaster). Cherie Lawrence is returning... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Thousands flock to Holkham Hall for a weekend of entertainmentSecond World War Spitfire, Hurricane and Dakota aircraft also took to the skies
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
Second World War Spitfire, Hurricane and Dakota aircraft also took to the skies overhead to perform a Battle of Britain memorial flight display. But perhaps the most anticipated display of all was the appearance of Britain’s top aerobatic team,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Red Arrows on their way to Holkham Country Fairthe Jump4Heroes Extreme Human Flight Team, followed by a number of other events
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
the Jump4Heroes Extreme Human Flight Team, followed by a number of other events including a dog parade, a Battle of Britain memorial flight and a performance from the band of the Parachute regiment. Sunday will be another activity-packed day, with... Read more
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chroniclelive
Red Arrows mark spectacular end toa wet and windy start to the day on Wearside. Decisions were also taken to pos
chroniclelive / Posted 30 days ago
a wet and windy start to the day on Wearside. Decisions were also taken to postpone displays by both the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight - set to feature Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire- and the Sally B B-17. And poor visibility also meant the... Read more
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Scotsman
Scottish Airshow marred by cancellations after heavy raingrounded most of the flying displays. Flypasts by the Red Arrows and historic
Scotsman / Posted 30 days ago
grounded most of the flying displays. Flypasts by the Red Arrows and historic aircraft from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight were cancelled after poor weather at their bases in England prevented the planes from taking off. Other... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Red Arrows make perfect tribute to Bradley Lowery in skies over Sunderlandteam pulled off the spectacular manoeuvre to the delight of the crowd. The ski
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
team pulled off the spectacular manoeuvre to the delight of the crowd. The skies were blue as the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Typhoon and of course the Red Arrows put on a spectacular show for onlookers. Now in its 29th year, the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland Airshow gets off to a flying start with tribute to Bradley Loweryflying start on Friday evening, with crowds of thousands lining the seafront.
chroniclelive / Posted a month ago
flying start on Friday evening, with crowds of thousands lining the seafront. The skies were blue as the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Typhoon and of course the Red Arrows put on a spectacular show for onlookers. The three-say event draws... Read more
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Northern Echo
Great things to do this weekendshow which will also feature the return of the Royal Air Force’s Typhoon and Ae
Northern Echo / Posted a month ago
show which will also feature the return of the Royal Air Force’s Typhoon and Aerobatic teams and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The Sunderland Airshow is one of the largest seafront airshows in the UK and the only major airshow in the... Read more

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