More than 200,000 people are expected to line Clacton seafront for its popular 2 day annual airshow.
Tendring District Council say it provides a £5 million boost to the local economy.
Highlights this year include the Battle of Britain memorial flight, the Tiger parachute team and Sally B, the B 17 bomber.
Two more airborne displays were added to the programme at the last minute. The B-25 Mitchell bomber and the Vampire Pair are both taking part.
Flights announced are:
- RAF Red Arrows
- RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
- RAF Typhoon
- Twister Duo
- Brendan O'Briens "OTTO" the helicopter
- Tigers Parachute Team
- B-25 Mitchell
- Vampire Pair
- Xtreme XA41
The airshow which takes place over two days, starting today (Thursday 25th August and Friday 26th August) opens at 11am until 5pm.