In Pictures: Planes and parachutists put on a show at air festival

Beach-goers were among those entertained as the Bournemouth Air Festival got under way with a dazzling aerial display.

People take to the beach on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival
People take to the beach on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
The Blades Aerobatic Display Team perform (Andrew Matthews/PA)
A Lancaster bomber, part of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, performs for the crowds on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival 2019 on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival
A Lancaster bomber, part of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, delights the crowds (Andrew Matthews/PA)
People gather on Bournemouth Pier on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival
People gather on Bournemouth Pier (Andrew Matthews/PA)
The Saab 35 Draken performs for the crowds on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival
The Saab 35 Draken performs for the crowds (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
Members of the Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team join the show (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
The Blades Aerobatic Display Team look shipshape (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
A member of the Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team touches down (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
A Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster bomber (Andrew Matthews/PA)
People gather on Bournemouth Pier on day one of the Bournemouth Air Festival
Bournemouth Pier was the place to be (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
The Blades Aerobatic Display Team put on a show (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
A Lancaster bomber wowed the crowds (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
Parachutists were part of the attraction (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
The Strikemaster pair perform for the crowds (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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