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Posted on Thursday 7th June

The Ministry of Defence has released footage taken on board the Lancaster Bomber and Spitfire which took part in the Flypast for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee on Tuesday, 5 June.

The Flypast included the Dakota flanked by two King Air aircraft, a Lancaster, Spitfires and a Hurricane from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, and the Red Arrows who completed the formation.

Around 1 million people gathered on the Mall in front of Buckingham Palace, as the Royal Family watched from the balcony.

Individual video clips taken from on board the Spitfire and the Lancaster Bomber are available to view on You Tube.

Further Reading

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

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by Jarrod Cotter

The history of the Flight began with the formation of the Historic Aircraft Flight in July 1957 which was to become The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Countless displays and fly-pasts have enthralled audiences and enthusiasts all over Britain and in many parts of Europe, when the traditional Avro Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane can be seen in their wartime colours. This book is written with the wholehearted support of the Flight's Commanding Officer and the… Read more...


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