The weather did what the Luftwaffe couldn't yesterday, and grounded the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
But the team was able to fly today, and appeared over Seaburn shortly after 1pm, to the delight of commentator Keith Miller.
"I absolutely love it here," he said.
"For me, it is the quality of the light. They are lovely, the seaside shows.
"You have got the curve of the bay, the water, the ships out there and this beautiful North East light.
"For me, Sunderland is always pretty special."