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Hundreds expected at RAF Waddington air show

Airshows are taking place at RAF Waddington this weekend Credit: PA

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the RAF Waddington International Air Show this weekend. The purpose of the event is to increase the public's knowledge and understanding of the RAF and its role.

The spectacular 7-hour flying display features the Red Arrows, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and many more military and civilian aircraft from the UK and abroad. Ground displays include two exhibition hangars, funfair, classic cars display, and much more.

Bumper crowd expected for Waddington Air Show

More aircraft are descending on Lincolnshire today ahead of the RAF Waddington International Air Show which takes place this weekend.

It's the show's 95th anniversary and the RAF's premier air show of the year. Organisers are hoping that the good weather will mean a record crowd of more than 125,000 turn out to see the displays and the aeroplanes . Calendar spoke to Bill Ramsey of the Vulcan To The Sky Trust.