Harvard and Chipmunk planes took off from Compton Abbas Airfield and flew over Park Walk yesterday.
These aircraft were used to train pilots during WW2. The fly-past was timed to coincide with the Royal Air Force Association’s service to remember the sacrifices made during the Battle of Britain.
During his address the chaplain, Edred Bowman, read a poignant poem written by a North Dorset man who was a teenager in 1940.
Listen at 5:31.