Its official: Bournemouth Air Festival confirmed for August 19

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How would you typically like to spend the school holidays with your friends and family? An outing or a trip to an entertaining place with your loved ones is usually an attractive option.  I guess, a stopover to the ‘Bournemouth Air Festival’ would surely guarantee an enjoyable experience for the young ones as well as the adults.

Bournemouth Air Festival, an event, usually held in the month of August is a festival where you get to see lots of action amid a variety of aircraft displays, jet fighters, helicopters, etc. It is surely an amusing occasion to be a part of with your near and dear ones. This year’s adrenaline fueled 4-days of aviation action is scheduled during 19th-22nd August 2010 which has got a variety of activities to cherish.

Across the Bournemouth seafront, one can view all the ranges of aircrafts i.e. right from the early day flights up to today’s amazing jet fighters. Not only this, the air displays that are spanned across the four day festival include lots of adrenaline fueled action as well as other incredible events.

To name a few activities, you can witness breathtaking schedules like Red Arrows, Folland Gnat jet, the return of the Sea Vixen, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, the Royal Navy Black Cats Helicopter Display Team, Team Guinot Wing Walkers, etc.

It is really very amusing to spend your evenings watching the  exciting activities happening in the air, accompanied by lots of entertainment on the ground as well.

Interactions and other attractions around the venue like the quays, mock-up cockpits, tanks and a static helicopter display, exhibitions, craft, stalls, boat trips, etc. keep you busy while you barely recognize how time flies by. The RAF, army and war veterans from a variety of local groups offer  real chunks of fascinating history which absolutely keep you hooked till the end of the event.

Akin to the daytime happenings, the evenings are equally exciting where you can see the big bang fireworks display, electro glide angels and interesting miniature Spitfire aircraft.  At the same time the town is lit up with a magical hot air balloon glow that instantly catches your attention in the company of a harmonized melody.

This year’s event is assumed to demonstrate potential innovative aircraft, international teams and a much enhanced and exclusive night air evening programme. To feel and believe it, one must actually be a part of it.

The confirmed line-up consists of a couple of new things. It includes a host of ‘new for this year’ aircraft and teams – Royal Netherlands Air Force, The Parachute Regiment Freefall Team, and war bird Hunter Jet.

Besides this, street entertainers, performances by Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Band Collingwood, Royal Marines Combat Display Team, hot air balloon glows, outdoor film screenings, al fresco food stalls in the town square and a fireworks display on Saturday night, etc. are believed to be scheduled.

Watch the official video of Bournemouth Air Festival

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