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RIAT 2010 – Battle of Britain Tribute

Centrepiece of the flying display was a commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. To open proceedings a formation of 4 Hawks from the RAF carried out a flypast.

Then the main event. There 3 stars of the show. Firstly the two surviving Battle of Britain veteran aircraft still flying.

BBMF Spitfire IIa P7350 flown by Sqn Ldr Ian Smith

The Vacher Hurricane I R4118 flown by Keith Dennison

From the “other side” came the EADS Bf109G-4 ‘Red 7’ flown (wonderfully) by Klaus Plasa

It was a real pleasure to see this rare aircraft in the UK. (more…)