East Fortune airshow: Wingwalkers thrill crowds

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WINGWALKERS went through their spectacular routine at the East Fortune airshow at the weekend.

Thousands of spectators gathered at the former East Lothian airfield where an RAF Typhoon, a Supermarine Spitfire and a Hawker Hurricane from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight all appeared.

The show at the National Museum also featured the Team Breitling wingwalkers and aerobatic displays from the SWIP team and Trig team.

On the ground, visitors had the chance to meet former Concorde pilot Tony Yule and record-breaking balloonist Brian Jones.

Jones and his co-pilot 
Bertrand Piccard took 19 
days, 21 hours and 47 minutes to circumnavigate the globe in 1999.

His talk was part of celebrations to mark 230 years since the first public demonstration of people travelling in a 
balloon.