Old Buckenham Airshow: First plane takes off

Despite the weather, Saturday's Airshow in Old Buckenham still draws the crowds for the air displays

Despite the weather, Saturday's Airshow in Old Buckenham still draws the crowds for the air displays.Byline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2019 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Flying at Old Buckenham Airshow has been delayed until 2pm for the second day in a row.

The first plane at Old Buckenham Airshow has taken off after the flying schedule was severely delayed by bad weather..

In an earlier post the airshow had said it expected a full display and is allowing visitors to use non-used Saturday tickets today.

The event at Old Buckenham Airfield in South Norfolk showcases a wide variety of aircraft from the aerial treasures of World War II to the latest aerobatic aircraft, all flown by the world's top pilots.

On the ground is a busy show with masses of classic cars, military displays, stands, stalls and activities.


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Organiser Matt Wilkins said the B17 Sally B bomber was the highlight of Saturday's show, the plane is the only one of its kind still in operation in Europe and serves as a flying memorial to 17,000 US airmen.

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