Pictures: Wheels and Wings show at Museum of Flight

Bucker Jungmann flying display. Picture: Scott Taylor

Bucker Jungmann flying display. Picture: Scott Taylor

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Crowds of visitors took a flight of fancy at this year’s action-packed Wheels and Wings Show.

Jaw-dropping motorbike stunts, falconry displays, and more than 200 classic vehicles were just some of the highlights at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune yesterday.

Steam Roller, 'Inge'. Picture: Scott Taylor

Steam Roller, 'Inge'. Picture: Scott Taylor

The event featured performances from former world champion motocross rider, Jason Smyth plus stunts from the award-winning Voodoo Unicycle team.

East Lothian pilot Gavin Hunter thrilled the crowds with an aerobatic display in his Bucker Jungmann biplane while birds of prey showed nature’s wings in action.

The show also featured lots of interactive challenges for visitors including the chance to learn some mountain biking skills, ride a Segway personal transporter and experience an alternative form of cycling - the recumbent bike.

Toddlers were also given the chance to try out one of the event’s mini ride-on aeroplanes while older children and adults could try their hand at operating a two or seven tonne excavator.

Jason Smyth shows off his motorcycle stunts. Picture: Scott Taylor

Jason Smyth shows off his motorcycle stunts. Picture: Scott Taylor

The National Museum of Flight’s attractions were also available to explore, including two historic aircraft hangars packed with aviation displays.

They re-opened earlier this year following a multi-million pound redevelopment.

Matt Champion of Voodoo Unicycles. Picture: Scott Taylor

Matt Champion of Voodoo Unicycles. Picture: Scott Taylor

Crowds admire a bird of prey. Picture: Scott Taylor

Crowds admire a bird of prey. Picture: Scott Taylor

Daniel and James Pringle with a 101-year-old Fort T Tourer.  Picture: Scott Taylor

Daniel and James Pringle with a 101-year-old Fort T Tourer. Picture: Scott Taylor

Jason Smyth motorbike show. Picture: Scott Taylor

Jason Smyth motorbike show. Picture: Scott Taylor

Ben Potter shows off a vulture at the Birds of Prey display. Picture: Scott Taylor

Ben Potter shows off a vulture at the Birds of Prey display. Picture: Scott Taylor