GoPro Video: Queen's Diamond Jubilee flypast as seen from inside a 27-plane formation!

On Saturday May 19, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her first 60 years as monarch. A flypast saw over 80 aircraft belonging to the British air arms, overflying Windsor castle: among them, 27 RAF Hawks in tight formation depicted EiiR (Elizabeth II Regina).

The following video was filmed from “Ruby 4”, the lower part of the loop of the “R”, and shows both the practice flights as well as the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Military Muster over Windsor castle on 19 May 2012.

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