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Rhyl Air Show - Press Release

Rhyl Air Show - Press Release

Rhyl Air Show - all set for flying high!

Denbighshire County Council, in partnership with Rhyl Town Council, Royal Air Force and Royal Air Force Association see the return of Rhyl Air Show in August this year.

From roaring fast jets to a graceful memorial flight; a real life sea rescue re-enactment to parachute jumping; wing walking to a symbol of Britain - there will be something for everyone - a weekend for the entire family, young and old alike, a weekend of all things aviation…Rhyl Air Show 31 August and 1 September, 2013.

Visitors to the Air Show can expect to experience one of the most powerful and dramatic sights in British aviation – a display by XH558 the World’s last flying Vulcan. Subject to the usual caveats of weather and serviceability, the iconic and much loved aircraft is making it’s debut appearance in Wales.

She is expected to attract huge crowds and steal the show on the Saturday the 31 August with the famous howl of her four Olympus jet engines, her startling manoeuvrability and the sight of her magnificent delta wings climbing almost vertically into the sky.

Headlining on the Sunday with be the world famous high precision display team, the Red Arrows. Alongside the military displays and family favourites, the Brietling Wing Walkers make a welcome return after wowing the crowds in Australia. With even more displays to be announced, fans can look forward to a spectacular weekend.

Alongside the flying programme, there will be plenty of activity on the ground including and air show village, arena displays, children’s entertainment and much more for the entire family.

Sian Davies, Denbighshire's Events Manager, said: "We’re over the moon to see the return of the Red Arrows and delighted to welcome The Vulcan to the seafront at Rhyl. The Air Show is such a strong family event and the crowds are always excited to see the awesome displays and the incredible high precision flying of the Red Arrows, their colourful smoke trails over the seafront is always the highlight for me!"

The RAF Association’s Treasurer, Arthur Hapgood said: "We are delighted to be able to support the air show again this year and are really looking forward to the event. It should be a great day out for the whole family and we are particularly pleased to announce that the Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) is the nominated charity for Rhyl Air Show 2013."

RAFA provides help and support for past and present members of the RAF and their families. For further information, please visit the charity’s website at www.rafa.org.uk

For further details and confirmation of displays, attractions and entertainment visit the shows website on www.rhylairshow.co.uk

Vulcan XH558

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