PICTURES: Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft Club hosts 25th show in Claverham

PUBLISHED: 18:20 05 July 2017

Richard Vale with his model ASK-18 glider.

Richard Vale with his model ASK-18 glider.

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Model plane enthusiasts gathered for a spectacular two-day festival in North Somerset at the weekend.

Cliff Evan with his model Slingsby T21 glider.Cliff Evan with his model Slingsby T21 glider.

The Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft Club has been a first weekend of July fixture in Claverham’s calendar over the decades and it continues to attract thousands of visitors year after year.

Saturday and Sunday saw the show celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft Club annual flying show.Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft Club annual flying show.

As a result, organisers arranged a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire to mark the landmark occasion.

The airfield off Claverham Drove hosted the event once again.

John Beddis with his model Cosair.John Beddis with his model Cosair.

Trade marquees and other activities took place too, while visitors could also pay a small charge and play with remote-controlled boats and cars as well.

Although the show was held on the club’s own land, its members exhibit across the UK.

Steve Holland with his model Bronco DV10.Steve Holland with his model Bronco DV10.

Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft Club annual flying show.Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft Club annual flying show.

Model of a German Stuka dive bomber owned by Richard Milton.Model of a German Stuka dive bomber owned by Richard Milton.

Le McCrory with his Yak 54 and Toby Black with his Heavy Metal MXS .Le McCrory with his Yak 54 and Toby Black with his Heavy Metal MXS .

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