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Red Arrows flypast over Nato summit

Leaders attending the Nato summit at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales were treated to military flypast by the Red Arrows and other aircraft

The awesome air power of Nato thundered over the skies of Cardiff and Newport today - watched by world leaders and a crowd of thousands.

The 22-plane flypast - with aircraft from nine nations - whooshed over the Welsh capital first, led by an RAF Typhoon jet.
It was flanked by two Polish Mig-29s and followed by a convoy of fighter planes from the USA, Germany, Canada, France, Denmark, Portugal and the Netherlands.

Also taking part in the display was the RAF's largest and newest aircraft, Voyager - which has a span of more than 197ft (60m) and can act as a "flying petrol station" for other planes.
Topping off the show were the famous Red Arrows trailing their signature tricolour smoke.

World leaders, including US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, were all smiles as they watched the display outside summit venue the Celtic Manor.

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