Sunderland City Council is looking into making the Sunderland International Airshow a 4 day event after another successful year. 250,000 people attended at the weekend, bringing £12m into the economy.
The 25th Sunderland International Airshow will draw to a close later this evening but not after another day of spectacular air acrobatics. An ITV News camera captured this display by a Typhoon Eurofighter:
The Sunderland Airshow brings in close to £12m for the city.
Thousands packed out the seafront yesterday with a bumper crowd expected again today.
And according to the council, the benefits of the show will be felt long after the 'planes have gone.
The Red Arrows were one of the star attractions at the 25th Sunderland Airshow. The free event attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year. Sunderland City Council have confirmed it's looking at extending it to a four day event. It currently runs for two and a half days each year.
Crowds are arriving in Sunderland as this year's International Airshow continues.The event, which is in its 25th year, attracts tens of thousands of spectators.
The Red Arrows will kick of this afternoon's displays. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, RAF Falcons parachute team, Typhoon fighter and Dutch Apache are among the aircraft taking part in what is recognised asEurope's largest free airshow.