Thousands heading to south coast for Bournemouth Air Festival

Thousands heading to south coast air show

Thousands heading to south coast air show

Thousands heading to south coast air show

Thousands heading to south coast air show

Thousands heading to south coast air show

Thousands heading to south coast air show

Thousands heading to south coast air show

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THOUSANDS of people will flock to the south today as one of the country’s biggest air shows continues.

Daily Echo:

Day three of the Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 takes place today and a high-octane programme is in store.

Daily Echo:

It's all about the Vulcan XH 558 today, the world’s only flying example of the jet, which will be bringing its distinctive roar to the seafront when it makes its one and only appearance at this year's festival, thanks to a collective effort by Merley House, Vulcan to Bournemouth and Vulcan enthusiast Stephen Young Lord of Westbury and Waxham.

It will be the Vulcan's first appearance at the Air Festival since 2012 after its flight was cancelled last year due to safety reasons.

Sadly the Canadian Lancaster has had to pull out today due to a serious engine problem. The aircraft was due to join the only other airworthy Lancaster bomber for the first time at Bournemouth on Saturday and Sunday.

Daily Echo:

The Red Arrows, Eurofighter Typhoon, Tigers Parachute Display Team, Rolls Royce Spitfire, Miss Demeanour and Black Cats Helicopter Display Team are all on the programme too for today.

 

Daily Echo:

 

Today’s programme

Saturday, August 30

12.30pm - 2.20pm

Flying Scholarship For Disabled People

Royal Marines Beach Commando Assault

Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4

Rolls Royce Spitfire

Royal Navy Black Cats Helicopter Display Team

Royal Air Force Tutor T1

 

2.20pm - 3.35pm

Royal Air Force Tucano T1

RAF BBMF Memorial Flight

RAF BBMF Dakota C-47

Royal Air Force Chinook

Army Air Corps Lynx

The Tigers

 

3.35pm - 5pm

B-17 Sally-B flying Fortress

Miss Deameanour

Royal Navy Merlin HM1

The Vulcan

RAF Red Arrows

 

The Bournemouth Air Festival will finish tomorrow.

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6:25pm Sat 30 Aug 14

Nutstrangler says...

Supermarine Spitfire....only the engine was Rolls-Royce, but then you wouldn't expect anyone at the Echo to know this, after all, the aircraft was built in Southampton.
Supermarine Spitfire....only the engine was Rolls-Royce, but then you wouldn't expect anyone at the Echo to know this, after all, the aircraft was built in Southampton. Nutstrangler
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6:59pm Sat 30 Aug 14

acid drop says...

Nutstrangler wrote:
Supermarine Spitfire....only the engine was Rolls-Royce, but then you wouldn't expect anyone at the Echo to know this, after all, the aircraft was built in Southampton.
Spits were built somewhere in Woolston until Adolf bombed it as well as our chip shop.
[quote][p][bold]Nutstrangler[/bold] wrote: Supermarine Spitfire....only the engine was Rolls-Royce, but then you wouldn't expect anyone at the Echo to know this, after all, the aircraft was built in Southampton.[/p][/quote]Spits were built somewhere in Woolston until Adolf bombed it as well as our chip shop. acid drop
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