22, 2013 In
photos: Red Arrows and Vulcan thrill Weston Air Day crowds at
world-famous Red Arrows and a Vulcan bomber took to the skies
over Brean on Saturday (June 22nd) during the annual Weston Air
planes roared through the skies, watched by crowds of onlookers
on Brean Down.
of people flocked to Weston seafront to see the display, while
others avoided the heavy traffic by heading to Brean Down instead.
The Red Arrows, in their familiar diamond formation,
performed a 20-minute routine and soared high over Brean, Berrow
and Brent Knoll.
event, organised by North Somerset Council, delighted the spectators,
who also saw displays from the Pitts Special Aerobatics Display
Team, a Tiger Moth 1930s biplane, a gyrocopter, RAF Falcons Parachute
Team, an Royal Navy Lynx Helicopter, a Vulcan V Bomber, and an
RAF advanced turboprop Tucano. A Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
was cancelled due to the poor weather.
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