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In a pompous celebration of her official birthday, the Queen inspected 1,000 soldiers of the Household Division during Trooping the Colour parade in central London.
The Queen rode in an Ascot Landau carriage down The Mall from Buckingham Palace, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and all adult senior members of the royal family.
The royal family gathered on the balcony at Buckingham Palace to watch the traditional RAF flypast marking the Queen's official birthday.
Among the 28 aircraft which buzzed over the Palace were Spitfires and a Lancaster bomber of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and a DC3 Dacota with D-Day stripes.
The historical planes were followed by modern Typhoon fighter jets, the Red Arrows aerobatic team and the RAF's largest transport aircraft, Voyager.
All adult senior members of the royal family are attending Trooping the Colour ceremony at Horse Guards Parade in London to mark the Queen's official birthday.
The Duchess of Cornwall and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry traveled in a vintage coach together, while Prince Charles and Prince William arrived on horseback along with the Princess Royal.
As part of the traditional ceremony, the Queen inspects 1,000 soldiers of the Household Division at Horse Guards Parade in a carefully choreographed ceremony in central London.
The Queen celebrated her official birthday today with the Trooping the Colour ceremony.
Accompanied in various carriages by members of her family, she inspected 1,000 soldiers of the Household Division at Horse Guards Parade in central London.