LateRooms.com - Battle of Britain Air Show flies into the Cotswolds
August 19, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsLateRooms.com can announce that the Battle of Britain Air Show will be dog-fighting its way to the Cotswolds midway through next month.
Set to take place at Cotswold Airport in Kemble on September 18th and 19th, the event is a celebration of the epic confrontation between the British and German air forces during World War II.
Cotswold hotel guests with a love of history will be treated to a host of family-friendly activities at the show, including re-enactments, trade stands and displays of classic and military vehicles.
The Cirencester Model Aircraft club will be displaying a selection of its miniature planes and up to 50 static vintage aircraft will also be on show, but the big draw for many will be the airborne action.
A Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will take place featuring RAF Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane planes, plus a short display from the Jet Provost and a Russian-built Antonov AN2, the world's biggest single-engine bi-plane.
As a further incentive to visit the Battle of Britain Air Show, ticket prices have been frozen at 2009 levels.
Adult entry to either day costs £15 on the door, or £10 for those who book in advance online, while children aged 16 and under can get in for free.
Gates open at 10:00 BST each day, with the flying due to start at 14:00.
For more information on this event, visit the Battle of Britain Air Show website or contact the venue on 01285 771177.
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