A MODEL aircraft club caught the eye of villagers this week as they commemorated the start of the First World War with a flypast and display.
As well as a flypast from military-themed aircraft there was also a pyrotechnic display as the group displayed a bombing of an enemy village, made of cardboard.
Despite a worrying weather forecast, the High Wycombe and District Model Aircraft Club were undeterred as they put on a display for about 400 people.
The event was organised by the club to commemorate the centenary of the start of WWI and the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
The show started with a banner tow welcoming the crowd before a flypast of biplanes hit the sky.
There were also aerobatic displays by fixed wing aircraft and helicopters and a world class demonstration of helicopter flying by an invited guest pilot, a club spokesman said.
A special toffee bomber was on hand to keep watching children happy, with hundreds of toffees being dropped from the sky.
The main attraction of the event concluded with a series of model WWI biplanes destroying a specially constructed cardboard village, using pyrotechnic technology.
The event was held in the grounds of Carrington Junior School, in Flackwell Heath, on Sunday, August 17.
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