Duxford Air Show “Meet the Fighters” 2016

On September 10th, I visited Imperial War Museum (IWM) Duxford in Cambridgeshire for the Annual “Meet the Fighters” Airshow! All Photos are mine, taken with a Canon EOS700D

A line up of Supermarine Spitfires and Seafires

In Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the formation of RAF Fighter Command, the Airshow highlights Duxford’s role as a Wartime Fighter Station and looks at how the Nation has been defended from Air Attack, Showcasing the Vital Importance of Fighters to Winning Control of the Largest Battlefront on Earth.

The American Aircraft Hangar at IWM Duxford

A massed Spitfires Formation was meant to take place on both days, comprised of twelve Supermarine Spitfires, including four rare Mark I Spitfires. However, due to Bad Weather on my Visit, the Flypast and Displays of most Aircraft were cancelled! Below are some Pictures of the Aircraft that either flew or performed Taxi Runs.

Grumman F8F Bearcat from The Fighter Collection

 

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