Thousands of visitors enjoy vintage theme at Duxford air show

PUBLISHED: 10:28 26 September 2018 | UPDATED: 10:28 26 September 2018

Duxford Airshow.

Duxford Airshow.


More than 20,000 people attended the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show over the weekend to commemorate the RAF centenary.

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Despite terrible weather on Saturday morning, the clouds cleared in time for the flying and visitors got closer to the vast array of aircraft on the flying list on the flightline walk and also enjoyed a large-scale virtual flying display.

The main theme of the show was the RAF100 anniversary and the large formation of 18 spitfires for the Battle of Britain which closed the show.

The RAF BBMF Lancaster flew a 617 squadron tribute formation with a Tornado and a Lightning, and the Red Arrows display was followed by a Spitfire MK1 N3200, which flew from Duxford.

Visitors saw performances from the D-Day Darlings and The Debonaires at the two-day event and could take part in a jitterbug dance workshop.

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Vintage games and clothes were on offer and visitors could even experience a 1940s barbershop, offering free traditional haircuts in unique surroundings.

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