Practice flights under way for Sunderland Airshow 2018

Bronco display team Edith Rickmans and Tony De Bruyn, who are husband and wife, at Newcastle Airsport on Friday morning.
Bronco display team Edith Rickmans and Tony De Bruyn, who are husband and wife, at Newcastle Airsport on Friday morning.

Practice flights are under way for this weekend's 30th Sunderland Airshow

Morning showers have failed to prevent crews from carrying out tests prior to the event beginning early Friday evening.

The Bronco craft at Newcastle Airport this morning.

The Bronco craft at Newcastle Airport this morning.

The event site at Cliffe Park, Seaburn, opens at 4pm before the airshow officially opens at 6pm with the first displays due at around 6.25pm.

For the full weekend programme, click here.

For full travel and parking details, click here.