... arrived well before and enjoyed a great day out. But the final highlight was yet to come!
Classic Show Openers: Hurricane and Gladiator
Traditionally the Gloster Gladiator ...
... show saw the formation fly-by of the Gladiator, Lysander and Hind, accompanied by a strange, sputtering engine sound. As the Gladiator left the formation in a shallow dive and disappeared behind the trees, ...
... simulated by a Pilatus P-2.
The highlight of the Battle of Britain (BoB) was the Gloster Gladiator of the TFC (The Fighter Collection), ...
... ler Storch and the Lysander, with the Gloster Gladiator from Duxford flying in formation with the Collection-owned Gladiator under the title “Mercury Magic”.
... hy Gloster Gladiators in the air at the same time.
And looking to the big birds, Europe's only flying B-17 Flying Fortress "S ...
... celled upon short notice.
The Gloster Gladiator and the Fieseler Storch followed next under a "Western Desert Encounter" – and it's up to you to guess who did win the aerial enc ...
... to see some nice photo passes and low fly-bys.
Furthermore blessed with nice late afternoon sunshine were the displays of the Gloster Gladiator and the Spitfir ...