One more Diamond Jubilee fly past

Earlier this week, the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and the Red Arrows saluted the Queen on her 60th anniversary on the throne. The Flypast consisted of a Dakota, two King Air aircraft flown by 45 (Reserve) Squadron; a Lancaster, Spitfires and a Hurricane from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight; and then the Red Arrows which flew down the down the Mall as the Royal Family watched from the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

David Cenciotti had posted on his Aviationist blog the following graphic showing the layout of the aircraft formation that took part in the fly past:


Source: Royal Air Force

The Ministry of Defense has also released this bird’s eye view of the fly past from a Spitfire:

In addition, the following video was taken from nose of a Avro Lancaster bomber that is part of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight:


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