Post by MilitaryAirshows on Mar 16, 2017 15:36:17 GMT
Weston Air Festival Press Release
Weston Air Festival line-up takes off
Three iconic air displays will be joining the line-up at this year's Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June. The Red Arrows, BBMF Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire and the RAF Typhoon display will take to the skies over Weston Bay on both days of the air festival.
Other confirmed flights include:
• Muscle Pitts Bi-Plane
• BAC Strikemaster Classic Jet Warbird
• TRIG Aerobatic Team
• Team Raven Display Team
• Hughes 300 'Otto'
• Whirlwind 10
• Catalina Flying Boat
• Extra 330SC
As well as a full weekend of air displays, there will be fun fair rides, military displays, an armed forces village, veterans parade and drumhead service, trade stands and activities to suit all ages.
Cllr Felicity Baker, North Somerset Council's executive member whose portfolio includes tourism, said: "Our air festival held in conjunction with armed forces celebrations, continues to grow in popularity year by year. The fact that we've got this many flights confirmed so early shows how much people want to be involved.
"It's going to be another fabulous event, with more flights to be announced soon."