Thousands at Goodwood Aerodrome for Battle of Britain flypast

Prince Harry, at Goodwood Aerodrome during his 31st birthday, prior to taking part in the  Battle of Britain Flypast to mark the 75th anniversary of victory in the Battle of Britain. PICTURE: John Stillwell/PA Wire PPP-150915-114247001
Prince Harry, at Goodwood Aerodrome during his 31st birthday, prior to taking part in the Battle of Britain Flypast to mark the 75th anniversary of victory in the Battle of Britain. PICTURE: John Stillwell/PA Wire PPP-150915-114247001
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Thousands of people are making their way to Goodwood Aerodrome today to see the biggest gathering of Battle of Britain aircraft since the Second World War.

Dozens of planes will thunder through the skies to mark the aerial conflict’s 75th anniversary.

The spectacle is set to take place around 2pm.

For details on where you can see the flypast, click here

Pilots have had their pre-flight briefing and Prince Harry, celebrating his 31st birthday, has carried out an inspection of the aircraft.

Around 40 Spitfires, Hurricanes and Bristol Blenheim bombers will fly in formation from Goodwood Aerodrome before dispersing across wartime airfields over the South of England.

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For details of the aircraft taking part in today’s flypast click here: Aircraft details

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