Seething air show this Saturday

Victoria NichollsThe popular annual Seething Airfield charity air day takes place this Saturday for the ninth time. The former second world war airfield in south Norfolk will host displays from modern and historic aeroplanes, giving visitors a chance to enjoy aerobatics and aerial stunts from a range of aircraft.Victoria Nicholls

The popular annual Seething Airfield charity air day takes place this Saturday for the ninth time.

The former second world war airfield in south Norfolk will host displays from modern and historic aeroplanes, giving visitors a chance to enjoy aerobatics and aerial stunts from a range of aircraft.

This year's show will be dedicated to the memory of Ian Davies, a member of the flying club and employee of the EDP's parent company Archant, who was killed in an air crash last year.

For the first time at the air day, there will be a representation of first world war aviation as the Red Barron makes an appearance in a Fokker tri-plane. Display pilot Maurice Hammond will take to the skies with his north American P.51 Mustang, while the Pitts Special Aerobatics, a Russian Aerobatic Yak 52 and a hornet moth will also put on displays.

On the ground there will be classic and vintage vehicles spanning from 1940 to 1980, as well as exhibitions and stalls offering local produce.

Heading into the evening, Waveney-based jazz band the Footwarmers will set the tone for the event's jazz party, playing a host of popular and traditional tunes.

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The event, which runs from 10am until dusk, will raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance and the Spire Hospital Cancer Charity. Entry costs �5 for adults, �3 for pensioners and �1 for under 16s, while under fives are admitted free.