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Weston Air Festival - All set for take off

The Weston Air Festival - one of the highlights of Weston-super-Mare's summer calendar - takes place over the weekend of Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June.

The free event, which includes spectacular aerobatic displays and Armed Forces Day celebrations, will run from 10am to 6pm each day on the seafront.

Aerial displays are due to start around 1pm with the Red Arrows performing on both days. The full line-up of confirmed flights is:

BAC Strikemaster Classic Jet Warbird
Muscle Pitts Bi-Plane
Calidus Gyrocopter
Trig Aerobatic Team
Whirlwind 10 (search and rescue)
Mig 15
T67 Firefly
Catalina Flying Boat
RAF Typhoon
Schweizer 300 'Otto'
Girl Power Pitts Special
Gazelle Squadron
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Team Raven Display Team
P51D Mustang
Extra 330SC
RAF Red Arrows
The Blades Aerobatic Display Team
Breitling Wingwalker.

All flights are subject to weather conditions. For details of flight times go to www.westonairfestival.com, follow @WestonSeafront on Twitter or like @westonseafront on Facebook.

On the ground there will be a full programme of performances in the Armed Forces Arena, including appearances from The Marionettes, field gun displays, unarmed combat displays and much more. The Beach Lawns will be a hive of activity with trade stands and activities for all to enjoy.

The event, which attracts thousands of visitors from far and wide, is organised by North Somerset Council in partnership with Weston Town Council and the Weston Business Improvement District.