Farnborough isn't far away, so when it looked like a nice Sunday we wandered down to the airport to watch the display. We didn't fancy paying £40 a head to get in, so we found a pitch on the hill at the end of the runway. The show started with the A400M Atlas and a parachute display:
Then they put an Airbus up and pushed it through manoevers that it would never do whilst serving dinner in first class...
Next up, a display from four Extra EA-300s.
The Breitling jets put on a high precision display in seven L-39 C Albatros:
The F18 was the first thing to make a decent noise:
The girls on the wing put on a great display:
The T50B from Korea had a cracking paintjob.
The RAF Tucano trainer was painted up for the Jubilee:
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Lancaster and Spitfire.
A pair of Tornados were next. They set about blowing things up:
The one we wanted the most was last: XH558, the Vulcan. They wern't shy of throwing it around the sky.
On the way home from our last trip, we saw the strangest thing - a building with a grass roof, with sheep grazing on it...