Flight festival held in Newcastle

Published Saturday, 09 August 2014
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The annual Festival of Flight took place in Newcastle on Saturday.

Thousands of people watched the air display over Slieve Donard in the Co Down town.

A parachute display team from the RAF landed on the beach and the iconic Vulcan staged a fly-past.

Last year, over one hundred thousand people watched the show and organisers believe this year's event has been just as successful.

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Dub in Dublin wrote (130 days ago):
Went to it two years ago and saw the red arrows display which was superb.
Tom in Belfast wrote (131 days ago):
As with so many events in NI, there is minimal advertising in advance, and then news coverage advertising the event only after the fact.
Observer in Online wrote (132 days ago):
At least this event went ahead and SF couldn't ruin it unlike the one at the Maze...
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