In Pictures: Dazzling display marks 100 years of RAF

The royal family gathered on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch an impressive flypast marking the RAF centenary.

Royal family on balcony for flypast
Eyes up as the younger royals crane their necks to watch the aircraft (Paul Grover/Daily Telegraph/PA)
RAF personnel within the grounds of Buckingham Palace form a message for the Queen
RAF personnel within the grounds of Buckingham Palace form a message for the Queen (Ministry of Defence/PA)
RAF Typhoons
22 RAF Typhoons formed the number 100 as they flew over the palace (Steve Parsons/PA)
An RAF A400M Atlas above central London
An RAF A400M Atlas above central London (Steve Parsons/PA)
Tennis fans at Wimbledon
Tennis fans at Wimbledon had a good view of the spectacle (Jonathan Brady/PA)
Helicopters over London
Military helicopters were part of the display (Jonathan Brady/PA)
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Chinooks from RAF Odiham during the flypast (Ministry of Defence/PA)
The royal family during the flypast
From left, the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Queen, Duchess of Sussex, Duke of Sussex, Duke of Cambridge and Duchess of Cambridge had a prime spot for the display (Victoria Jones/PA)
Meghan, Harry and William
The Prince of Wales with his brother and sister-in-law (Victoria Jones/PA)
Duchess of Cambridge
The Duchess of Cambridge took a break from her maternity leave to be at today's events (Victora Jones/PA)
Meghan and Harry
Meghan was seen leaving the balcony with her hand on her husband's back (Victoria Jones/PA)
Red Arrows flying over Buckingham Palace
Red Arrows flying over Buckingham Palace (Ministry of Defence/PA)
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A view from inside the cockpit (Ministry of Defence/PA)
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RAF veterans were given a prime viewing spot (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)
At nearby Horseguards, some of the RAF's planes were on display
At nearby Horseguards, some of the RAF's planes were on display for the veterans to view (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)
Duke and Duchess of Sussex
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the presentation of a new Queen's Colour to the Royal Air Force (Victoria Jones/PA)

On the forecourt at Buckingham Palace The Queen is joined by The Prince of Wales and other members of The Royal Family for a "Presentation of the Colours" to the @RoyalAirForce#RAF100pic.twitter.com/jAaC8AsJR8

-- The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) July 10, 2018

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