Launch of Sunderland Airshow

Excitement is building for this year's Sunderland Airshow as the launch takes place at Newcastle International Airport.

Sunderland International Airshow launch

The Tucano with Flight Lieutenant's Dave Kirby and Andrew Fyvie-Rae Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

One of the most exciting planes that will take part in the 2013 Sunderland International Airshow has been on display at Newcastle International Airport.

The Tucano T1 is part of the display programme on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July.

Based at RAF Linton-on-Ouse the Tucano is a modified version of the Brazilian Embraer EMB-312 Tucano aircraft.

The Sunderland International Airshow gets underway on Friday 26th July for three days. Itis the largest free event of its kind in western Europe.

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Excitement builds for the Sunderland Airshow

Sunderland Airshow launch Credit: ITV

Excitement is building for this year's Sunderland Airshow as the launch takes place at Newcastle International Airport.

The Tucano Aircrew are part of the display programme on the weekend of the 27th and 28th July. Today, they gave onlookers a taster of what is to come.

Sunderland Airshow launch Credit: ITV

The Sunderland International Airshow is the largest free three-day event of its kind in western Europe and attracts hundreds of thousands people to the Seaburn and Roker coastline.

Sunderland Airshow launch Credit: ITV