Delight at Imperial War Museum Duxford as 22,000 visitors head to air festival
PUBLISHED: 18:56 01 June 2017 | UPDATED: 18:56 01 June 2017
More than 22,000 visitors headed to the Imperial War Museum Duxford over the bank holiday weekend for some family-friendly fun across the museum and in the skies.
The Duxford Air Festival included air displays, re-enactments from the Dawn Patrol and Ranger Re-enactments living history groups, and there was plenty to see and do on both Saturday and Sunday.
Visitors had a go at assembling a large 1/8 model of a Boeing B-29 Superfortress from its component parts and met serving personnel from the Parachute
Regiment, the 7th (Parachute) Regiment Horse Artillery, 13 Air Assault Support Regiment Royal Logistics Corp and the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles.
The flying display included the opening act of the American Rockwell OV-10B Bronco, the rip-roaring Eurofighter Typhoon, the Breitling Wingwalkers, a pair of Mark I Supermarine Spitfires and The Great War Display Team, flying replica First World War aircraft and portraying the early days of combat flying during the Great War.
For more see www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-duxford