While a lover of aircraft and also aviation, whether that is the virtual type or the proper world, there is often a little something special regarding an air display. The sights and sounds, a few so thunderous that they literally lift the hairs on the back of every one’s neck. The enjoyment of watching talented pilots put aircraft through a number of unbelievable aerobatic manoeuvres which truly fire up everyone’s passion.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and as normal air shows around the UK will be expecting people could attend in their thousands to watch aircraft coming from that time period together with the current day super jets. In the Midlands, the primary event is held at Royal air force Cosford, this wonderful display has been a firm favourite of many over the years yet will perform very well to bring in the kind of visitors from last year as the gates had been lockedclosed and thousands of individuals were stuck outside seeking to acquire a good outlook point to observe the come back of the Vulcan.
This leading show is actually one of the nation’s top aviation events for individuals of all age groups that visit for a day of wonder, exhilaration and entertainment every year with the income of the event heading to Royal Air Force and also local charities.
The Flying Display will include present military airplanes as well as all those from the past, which will be accompanied by special pyrotechnics. This year we will have unique displays to commemorate the 90th Anniversary associated with the very first ever Air Show in Britain, which was held at Royal Air Force Hendon. In addition, there will be breathtaking displays by private teams and various other individual aircraft through the day.
There will be non-stop entertainment on the ground with hundreds of displays, impressive stalls and also trade stands, military demonstrations and road shows – plus food, craft fair, bands, children’s amusement and much more.
All of this helps make the air display an desirable day out for all age ranges and interests from aviation enthusiasts to families seeking a enjoyable day out. The RAF Museum’s entire facilities, which includes the unique National Cold War Exhibition, will also be open to visitors at the air display. The museum is actually opened all year and a wonderful location to visit in its own right, this is actually also the location for all flight simulation enthusiasts at the end of August when Summer Sim 2010 takes place.
Nearly 60,000 visitors came to RAF Cosford for the 2009 air show and the intention is said to be just as large this time around. One point is for certain what ever you choose to do on the 13th June if you are nearby enough to travel and want a day out for all the family to remember for some years to come, then pop along to the RAF Cosford Air Show. In contrast to virtual flight, this definitely is ‘as real as it gets’.