Flying legends

MORE than 20 veteran pilots and 70 planes were on show at the Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford at the weekend. The show included a Spitfire scramble, a display by a German ME109, which made its airshow debut after a rebuild, and the last three Bristol fi

MORE than 20 veteran pilots and 70 planes were on show at the Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford at the weekend.

The show included a Spitfire scramble, a display by a German ME109, which made its airshow debut after a rebuild, and the last three Bristol fighters.

There was a display, too, of planes that have appeared in films such as The Memphis Belle, Pearl Harbor and Saving Private Ryan.

Tracey Woods, marketing and PR manager, said: "The show went better than we expected.


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"It saw some of the most valuable aircrafts in the world, displayed by some of the most experienced pilots."

The next airshow at Duxford will be a Spitfire anniversary on September 2-3.

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