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Devon and Cornwall Police have reported that the roads around Helston and West Cornwall are particularly busy today due to Culdrose Air Day.
They are urging drivers to be patient when travelling in the area.
Thousands of people are expected at RNAS Culdrose in Helston today for the annual air day.
The Royal Navy base is home to a variety of military aircraft, including Merlin and Sea King helicopters.
There will also be displays from wing-walkers and Italy's version of the Red Arrows.
Gates open at 9am to the public.
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The SAR navy squadron in Cornwall are preparing for a formation flypast around west Cornwall to mark their 76th birthday.
The flypast will include many of the distinctive Red and Grey Sea King helicopters and is likely to be the last time they are seen together before the handover to Search and Rescue. RNAS Culdrose say the flypast is a thank you to the local people for their support.
A naval officer from RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall has sealed an impromptu marriage proposal with the help of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Dean Goulding was attending an event in Leeds, where the movie star was performing, when he jumped on stage and popped the question to girlfriend Jessica Edding.
Dean says: "We only had three nights left, as I'm in the military and going away for six months, so I was really worried. I thought if it doesn't happen tonight when will it? I wanted it to be special and it was more special than ever. It was amazing."
Fiancee Jessica told ITV News: "It's incredible, we'll never ever forget that."
A veteran aircraft, which had to make an emergency landing at the Culdrose Air Day, is being moved today.
The 60-year-old Sea Fury has been looked after at the Royal Naval Air Station base since its engine failed at the show in July.
Engineers say it's not badly damaged. It's being taken to North Weald Airfield in Essex where it will be assessed for repair.
A man has died after falling from cliffs while climbing at Bude. The 52-year-old fell from the Compass Point cliffs close to the beach yesterday afternoon (Thursday 4 September).
The rescue helicopter from RNAS Culdrose and paramedics arrived at the scene but the climber was pronounced dead.
The man's next of kin have been informed.
The A394 from both the Penzance and Falmouth directions is busy this morning as thousands of people make their way to the annual Culdrose Air Day.
The Gates opened at nine am.
The Air Day is the only day of the year when the public can step into the world of Culdrose and experience the sights and sounds of a working military Naval Air Station.
There are flying displays and an opportunity to get up close to various aircraft on the ground.
With frontline helicopter Squadrons supporting the Navy across the globe, Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose is home to a variety of military aircraft including Merlin and Sea King helicopters, Hawk Jets, and the King Air 350 Avengers.