Wednesday 27 June 2018 12:36 pm

RAF reveals aircraft line-up for 'once-in-a-lifetime' centenary July flypast over central London

The aircraft line-up for a "once-in-a-lifetime" flypast taking centre stage for the Royal Air Force's (RAF) 100th anniversary celebrations has been revealed.

On 10 July, up to 100 RAF aircraft will perform a flypast over central London with Spitfires alongside some of the RAF's most state-of-the-art aircraft.

The occasion will mark the largest concentration of military aircraft seen over the capital in recent memory, according to the RAF, with the formation scheduled to pass over Buckingham Palace at 1pm.

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The event is also expected to be the first opportunity for the general public to see the RAF's next generation aircraft, the Lightning.

The RAF has named the types of aircraft participating in the flypast, though all aircraft participation will be subject to weather and operational commitments.

Aircraft expected to take part:


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