New names added to Weston Air Festival line-up

PUBLISHED: 17:00 08 May 2019

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

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Five new additions to the Weston Air Festival line-up have been confirmed.

Team Raven. Picture: Paul BoxTeam Raven. Picture: Paul Box

The Chinook, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Bremont Great War Display Team, Strikemaster and Team Raven have all been confirmed to take to the sky for the show.

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The free-to-attend, two-day festival will see hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to Weston's seafront to witness an astounding line-up of aerial entertainment, as well as enjoy the Armed Forces village on the Beach Lawns.

Last year saw attendance records broken with 200,000 people enjoying the weekend events in glorious weather.

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This year, the RAF Red Arrows have already been confirmed and now these four much-loved crafts are set to baffle crowds with tumbles, turns and loop-de-loops.

The Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend will be held on June 22-23 on the Beach Lawns.

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It will start in style with a parade from the Grand Pier getting underway at noon.

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