An exciting fly-past is planned for the run-up to D-Day.

A D-Day flypast has been arranged part of a project to recognise the important role played by RAF Old Sarum.

On Tuesday, June 4, three Austers will take part in an RAF Old Sarum flypast, between 10am - 10.30am.

The project is a joint effort by Boscombe Down Aviation Collection and Laverstock & Ford Parish Council. 

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Voluneteer at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection Tim Cornish has collated most of the research surrounding the airfields (RAF Old Sarum) involvement in D-Day.

Salisbury Journal: Auster 1 LB352

The flypast will showcase the following:

Auster 5 NJ633 (G- AKXP) - Stripes (ex 659 AOP Squadron)

Auster 1 LB352 (G-AHCR) - ex 654 AOP Squadron 

Auster 5 TW519 (G-ANHX) ex 661 AOP Squadron and later Aircraft & Armament Experimental Establishment at RAF Boscombe Down.