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Organisers of The Sunderland International Air Show say they estimate a record number of people visited this year's event. The three day show, which featured aerobatic displays from the likes of The Red Arrows, attracts pilots from across Europe and crowds from around the country.
Vince Richardson, who owns a guest house on the seafront, says people come from all over the see the Sunderland International Air Show.
Sue Stanhope, event director of The Sunderland International Airshow, says it's a massive boost to the local economy.
Organisers of the Sunderland Airshow are "disappointed" that they have had to cancel the flying for Friday night.
The move came after fears over fog and low clouds.
Sunderland City Council have confirmed that they are "watching" the weekend weather forecast after tonight's flying programme was cancelled.
The Friday night flying was cancelled after fears of low clouds and fog.
The Sunderland Airshow has cancelled the flying programme for tonight (Friday 25th July) because of fears over low clouds and fog.
It is hoped that the Airshow will go ahead as planned over the weekend.