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Modified 11-Sep-15
Created 23-Jul-15
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For the 22nd year, Duxford has hosted the "Flying Legends" Air Show. This is the premier Warbird Air Show held in the United Kingdom and may be the best Warbird Air Show worldwide. It draws many historic types from all over Europe and also the United States.

Our UK photographer was able to capture some of the more unique aircraft making their first appearance at "Flying Legends" as well as some of the more usual warbird aircraft.

​Undoubtedly three of the more unique aircraft were two Pre-Battle of Britain Spitfires that were shot down, successfully belly landing on French beaches, eventually covered by sea and sand, recovered in the 1980's and now flying. The other is a Bristol (Fairchild) Bolingbroke that, after three re-builds since the 1980's is back in the air as a Mk IF.
Hawker Nimrod IPiper L-4H GrasshopperNorth American B-25J-35-NC MitchellLockheed P-38L-5-LO LightningCurtiss P-36C Hawk, USAAC Ser. No. 38-210, Civil Reg. N80FRNorth American P-51D-25-NT MustangVought F4U-5 CorsairHispano HA 1112 M1LHispano HA 1112 M1LHispano HA 1112 M1LNorth American P-51D-25-NA MustangNorth American TP-51D-25-NA MustangBristol (Fairchild) BolingbrokeNorth American P-51D-25-NA MustangBristol Blenheim Mk. IF, RAF Ser. No. L6739Spitfire Mk. IA and Blenheim IFCurtiss P-40C KittyhawkCurtiss P-36C Hawk, USAAC Ser. No. 38-210Curtiss P-40C KittyhawkSupermarine Spitfire Mk. Ia

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Subcategory Detail:Military
Keywords:Air Show, Airshow, Duxford, Flying Legends