Somerset Air Days

More flies around Somerset than butterflies. Also birds, dragonflies and of course planes. Somerset puts on a series of air shows each year.

Red Arrows – Weston Air Show, North Somerset, UK. ID 804_6967

Where better to watch the famous Red Arrows than from the beach at Weston-super-Mare on a sunny day.

Vulcan

This triangular plane is important to our family as my father-in-law flew in Vulcans for many years.  Here the vulcan flies over Brean Down the rocky extension of the Mendip Hills in the Bristol Channel.

Vulcan Weston Air Show

Vulcan Weston Air Show

RAF Rescue

I have an infinity for this old Sea King SAR helicopters – the big yellow canaries.

Search and resue helicopter - Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, UK.

Search and resue helicopter – Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, UK.

Uphill

Only a few weeks ago the Red Arrows put on another show framing the church at Uphil.

Weston Airshow 2017 - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID 822_6272

Weston Airshow 2017 – Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID 822_6272

Red Arrows - Weston Air Show, North Somerset, UK. ID 804_6835

Red Arrows – Weston Air Show, North Somerset, UK. ID 804_6835

In previous years the weather has not been so kind to the Red Arrows.

Red Arrows - Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID 6493

Red Arrows – Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID 6493

Yeovilton Air Day

The biggest and best air show in Somerset.

Polish Air Force MiG-29 - Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6428

Polish Air Force MiG-29 – Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6428

Polish Air Force MiG-29 - Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6419

Polish Air Force MiG-29 – Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6419

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster and Spitfire - Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6436

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster and Spitfire – Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6436

Polish Air Force MiG-29 - Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6400

Polish Air Force MiG-29 – Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6400

And Finally…

Do not forget to visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton.

Fleet Air Arm Museum

Fleet Air Arm Museum

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