The RAF has now confirmed which of its aircrafts and display teams will be taking part in this year’s Sunderland Airshow.
Visitors to the airshow will enjoy displays from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, as well as from Typhoon aircrafts, Tutors (which are aircraft used in training) and the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will include vintage Spitfires and Hurricanes. The RAF Typhoon, on the other hand, is one of the world’s most up-to-date and technologically advanced aircrafts.
The airshow will also feature a number of RAF ground displays, as well as exhibits along the seafront for visitors to enjoy. The Sunderland Airshow 2019 will run from Friday July 26th to Sunday July 28th.
The full RAF programme at this year’s airshow is as follows:
- Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster): Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- Typhoon: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- Falcons Parachute Display Team: Saturday and Sunday
- Tutor: Saturday and Sunday
The leader of Sunderland City Council, Cllr Graeme Miller, said, “We are thrilled to be announcing such a strong RAF line-up again this year, featuring some returning crowd favourites.”
“The RAF are always very supportive of the event and we look forward to welcoming RAF displays to Sunderland this summer and wish our friends in the Red Arrows good luck on their overseas tour of the United States and Canada, which means they are unable to join us this year.”
“Over the weeks ahead, we’ll also be confirming which other aircraft and display teams will be joining the RAF in the skies above our award-winning seafront to excite and entertain the crowds once again.”
It was also recently announced that tickets for a special Take Off Enclosure are now available. These tickets will ensure excellent views of all the action as well as access to a bar and a complementary buffet meal.
To book tickets and see a full programme for the Sunderland Airshow 2019, please go to https://www.seeitdoitsunderland.co.uk/sunderland-airshow-2019.
(The featured image, showing a Spitfire, is courtesy of Tom Lee from Flickr Creative Commons.)