Royal International Air Tattoo RIAT 2010

With so many forces committed to military tasks it was fortunate that the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain was the focus of this year’s show.

A plethora of Spitfires and Hurricanes, accompanied by examples of ‘the foe’, graced the skies over Gloucestershire with Saturday in particular enjoying fine weather.

Flight Training was also recognised, it being the 150th anniversary of the UK Cadet Force.

For many visitors, however, th

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