Iwitness24: Mercury readers share snaps of Weston-super-Mare Air Festival

PUBLISHED: 18:20 20 June 2017 | UPDATED: 18:20 20 June 2017

Red Arrows over Grand Pier. Picture: Christopher Field

Red Arrows over Grand Pier. Picture: Christopher Field

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Soaring temperatures and glorious sunshine greeted the thousands of visitors to Weston-super-Mare Air Festival at the weekend.

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

The weather provided a perfect backdrop for scores of keen photographers to capture some incredible shots of the activities both in the skies and on the ground.

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

The Red Arrows undoubtedly proved especially popular with snappers on iWitness24, but the community also produced some stunning images of the RAF Typhoon, Team Raven Display Team and the Catalina flying boat.

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

If you’ve got any photos from the air festival you’d like to share, upload them to www.weston.iwitness24.co.uk and they could appear in the paper.

The Weston Air Festival was an outstanding free event which we truly appreciate.  This is just a sample of the day. Picture: James WaltersThe Weston Air Festival was an outstanding free event which we truly appreciate. This is just a sample of the day. Picture: James Walters

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

Spectacular displays at this years Air Festival, held on 17th and 18th June. Picture: Wendy ElsonSpectacular displays at this years Air Festival, held on 17th and 18th June. Picture: Wendy Elson

Beautiful start. Picture: Thomas MichalowiczBeautiful start. Picture: Thomas Michalowicz

Catalina Flying Boat. Picture: Christopher FieldCatalina Flying Boat. Picture: Christopher Field

Red Arrows formation. Picture: Christopher FieldRed Arrows formation. Picture: Christopher Field

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

Weston air day. Picture: Timmay CurtisWeston air day. Picture: Timmay Curtis

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

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

Beautiful start. Picture: Thomas MichalowiczBeautiful start. Picture: Thomas Michalowicz


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