BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL FLIGHT

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The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) is a Royal Air Force flight which provides an aerial display group comprising an Avro Lancaster, a Supermarine Spitfire and a Hawker Hurricane. The aircraft are regularly seen at events commemorating the Second World War and upon British State occasions, notably Trooping the Colour, celebrating Queen Elizabeth II‘s 80th birthday in 2006, as well as the wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton in 2011 and at air displays throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.

The Flight is administratively part of No. 1 Group RAF, flying out of RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire.

 

Active 1957 – Present
Country United Kingdom
Branch Royal Air Force
Role Memorial
Part of No. 1 Group RAF
Garrison/HQ RAF Coningsby
Nickname BBMF