Last Sunday, 130,000 visitors came to the centre of Dublin to watch FlightFest – an event modeled on the flypast that took place during the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Some thirty aircraft participated with the event being brought to a close by the British Airways A380 Airbus.
This first short video explains the complicated behind the scenes flight planning that was required to safely pull of FlightFest:
This next video was actually taken a few weeks before FlightFest and gives you a good birds eye view of what the pilots flying the aircraft saw on Sunday (with 130,000 added in):
If you really want to know what it was like to see FlightFest live, there is a couple of hours of footage posted in three videos on Aertv.ie here. Otherwise, this following video shows all the important action in just three minutes:
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