GALLERY: Mercury photographer picks his favourite iwitness photos from Weston-super-Mare Air Festival

PUBLISHED: 19:00 21 June 2017 | UPDATED: 13:20 22 June 2017

Day one of the Weston-super-Mare Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend. Picture: Eleanor Young

Day one of the Weston-super-Mare Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend. Picture: Eleanor Young

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The annual air festival and armed forces weekend took over Weston-super-Mare's seafront at the weekend, and this prompted a host of smart phones and cameras to be at the ready to capture the very best images.

The Red Arrows at Weston Air Festival. Picture: Mark AnsteeThe Red Arrows at Weston Air Festival. Picture: Mark Anstee

The Mercury’s photographer Mark Atherton looked through the submitted pictures the paper received on it’s iwitness website and chose his top 10 photos from our talented readers.

The RAF Typhoon. Picture: Aideen HigginsThe RAF Typhoon. Picture: Aideen Higgins

He said: “When I looked through the photos, I chose ones I wish I had taken.”

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	Selection of photos from Weston air festival 2015.</p>

Selection of photos from Weston air festival 2015.

It is not too late to send us your pictures from the air festival or any other events in the area. You can upload them to weston.iwitness24.co.uk, tweet them to @WSMERCURY or send them to our Facebook page.

Weston Air Festival (Sunday). Picture: Roger FryWeston Air Festival (Sunday). Picture: Roger Fry

Couple of images from Weston-super-Mare air festival. Picture: Mark AnsteeCouple of images from Weston-super-Mare air festival. Picture: Mark Anstee

Just another sample of Weston Air Festival. This was without doubt the best two day event coupled with wonderful weather. Thank you Weston. You have done us proud once again. Picture: James WaltersJust another sample of Weston Air Festival. This was without doubt the best two day event coupled with wonderful weather. Thank you Weston. You have done us proud once again. Picture: James Walters

Great weekend for the airshow. Picture: Aideen HigginsGreat weekend for the airshow. Picture: Aideen Higgins

Great weekend for the airshow. Picture: Aideen HigginsGreat weekend for the airshow. Picture: Aideen Higgins

Watching Weston Air Festival. Picture: Clive FurbankWatching Weston Air Festival. Picture: Clive Furbank

Red Arrows over Grand Pier. Picture: Christopher FieldRed Arrows over Grand Pier. Picture: Christopher Field

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