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In Pictures: Planes and parachutists put on a show at air festival

Day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival featured Lancaster bombers, Spitfires and Hurricanes as well as parachutists.

A member of the Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team performs for the crowds on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival (Andrew Matthews/PA)
A member of the Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team performs for the crowds on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Beach-goers were among those entertained as the Bournemouth Air Festival got under way with a dazzling aerial display.

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People take to the beach on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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The Blades Aerobatic Display Team perform (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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A Lancaster bomber, part of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, delights the crowds (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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People gather on Bournemouth Pier (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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The Saab 35 Draken performs for the crowds (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Members of the Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team join the show (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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The Blades Aerobatic Display Team look shipshape (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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A member of the Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team touches down (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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A Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster bomber (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Bournemouth Pier was the place to be (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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The Blades Aerobatic Display Team put on a show (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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A Lancaster bomber wowed the crowds (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Parachutists were part of the attraction (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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The Strikemaster pair perform for the crowds (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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