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Tue 7 July: FLYING LEGENDS AT DUXFORD THIS WEEKEND

PUBLISHED: 09:48 07 July 2009 | UPDATED: 13:59 10 October 2012

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THIS coming weekend sees the hugely popular Flying Legends air show taking place at Duxford.Flying Legends, organised by The Fighter Collection in partnership with Imperial WarMuseum Duxford, is without doubt one of the finest warbird air shows in the world,providing an unrivalled line up of the classic propeller-driven combat aircraft from boththe First and Second World Wars, many of which are now either rare or unique.Ticket prices for Flying Legends are: Adults £29.95, Senior (60 years or over) £24.95,Children £9.95 (children aged 4 years or under go free), Student/ Unemployed/Disabled £9.95 (carer goes free). Buy your tickets early and save 10% – simply clickthe Book Online button on the website at www.iwm.org.uk/duxford or call 01223 499353.As well as the usual display aircraft, the Lockheed Electra Hazy Lily, star of the upcoming film Amelia, will be gracing Duxford with its presence.The aircraft is one of the few surviving Lockheed Electras in existence, and is identicalto the aeroplane that Amelia Earhart flew on her ill-fated voyage of 2 July 1937, whereboth she and the aircraft disappeared over the Pacific Ocean.The aircraft is due to be seen on the silver screen in Amelia, starring Hilary Swank,Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Virginia Madsen and Christopher Eccleston, in autumn2009.http://www.iwm.org.uk/duxford

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