The Flying Display
2.45 Flypast by 31 Jet Provosts in 'E II R' Royal Cypher formation.
2.46 Vintage Aircraft - Vickers Gunbus, SE5a, Hawker Hart, Avro Tutor, Gloster Gladiator, Hawker Tomit
Flypast by Spitfire, Hurricane, Mosquito, Lancaster.
2.58 Flypast by 6 Victors and 18 Vulcans.
3.00 'The Tomahawks', 3 Sioux helicopters from the Central Flying School.
3.05 Coastal Command demonstration of submarine hunting by a Shackleton and the soon to be introduced Nimrod.
3.11 Air/Land Demonstration. RAF Regiment parachutists drop from Argosies to clear the runway. 8 Hunter ground attack aircraft provide supporting fire. Ultra-low level drop of heavy equipment from a Hercules. Hercules, Andover and Belfast aircraft land and unload troops and equipment. 24 Wessex helicopters pick up troops, some with underslung vehicles.
3.27 Harrier display by the first production aircraft. Introduction into service is planned for 1969.
3.32 Flypast by 24 Lightnings, 12 Hunters and 4 Lightnings making a re-heat climb to condensation trail altitude.
3.35 'The Falcons', RAF free-fall parachute team.
3.42 Lightning solo aerobatics.
3.50 'The Red Arrows', RAF aerobatics team of 9 Gnats.