Set to take place on July 8 and 9, the Flying Legends Air Show continues to the UK’s premier warbird show. Note that tickets must be purchased in advance; tickets will not be available to purchase on arrival at the show.
Highlights for this year’s event include:
- For the first time, on Sunday 9 July only, the Flying Legends flying display will be opened at 1.20pm by the world-famous Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force aerobatic team. Visitors will be able to meet the Red Arrows pilots after their display has concluded.
- The Bremont Horsemen, the world’s only P-51 Mustang formation aerobatic team make a welcome return to Flying Legends, with the UK debut performance of P-51 Mustang Freseni, being shipped from the US especially for the event.
- The golden age of air racing is recreated with flying displays from a de Havilland DH-88 Comet, a Percival Mew Gull, Travel R Type R Mystery Ship and LeVier Cosmic Wind.
- Spitfires galore, with variants including three Mk.Is.
- A trio of Hawker Hurricanes, including one which has not previously been seen at Flying Legends.
- The world’s only airworthy Bristol Blenheim.
- Many more historic aircraft, concluding in the famous Flying Legends balbo finale.For further information visit www.flyinglegends.com
Photo: A formation of Curtiss built warbirds at the 2016 Flying Legends event. COURTESY IWM