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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight coming to Biggin Hill Airport this spring

PUBLISHED: 16:01 05 May 2016 | UPDATED: 16:01 05 May 2016

New Biggin Hill Heritage hangar. Photo: AK Photos

New Biggin Hill Heritage hangar. Photo: AK Photos

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It is part of the Festival of Flight event

Legendary Second World War planes will fill the skies over Biggin Hill next month.

In memory of The Few, The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be flying into Biggin Hll Airport for display at the Festival of Flight on June 11.

An iconic Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane will be joined by one of the last surviving Lancaster Bombers built between 1941 and 1946.

The bomber was branded at the time as “the greatest single factor in winning the war” by Sir Arthur Harris, who was the commander-in-chief of RAF Bomber Command.

The Biggin Hill Festival of Flight will be open to the public from 9am on Saturday 11th June.

The afternoon flying programme starts at 1.30pm and includes The RAF Aerobatic Team ‘The Red Arrows.

Tickets are available by calling 01689 300005.

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