Lydd Air­show given per­mis­sion to take off

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - OPINION -

THE sec­ond Lydd Air­show has been launched. Busi­ness lead­ers from across Kent and East Sus­sex joined rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the tourism in­dus­try at the air­port last Thurs­day. More than 60 guests were treated to a cham­pagne re­cep­tion by the air­port’s man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Za­her Deir. They then watched an air dis­play from the air­port’s chair­man, Air Mar­shall Clifford Spink, in a Spit­fire, Flight Lieu­tenant Bobby Moore fly­ing an RAF To­cano and the wing-walk­ing Team Guinot. Kent Tourism Al­liance chief ex­ec­u­tive San­dra MatthewsMarsh was the guest speaker. Lydd Air­show 2007 takes place on Septem­ber 1 and 2. Tick­ets can be booked on­line from May 1.

For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.ly­d­dair­show.co.uk or call 01797 322446.

Air­port chair­man Air Mar­shall Clifford Spink pre­par­ing for take-off in the Spit­fire

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