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Royal Wedding of William and Catherine Duke & Duchess of Cambridge

During the Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey trumpeters from the Central Band of the Royal Air Force played a specially composed fanfare called the Valiant and Brave (the motto of 22 Squadron) to announce the signing of the register. Eight selected RAF personnel lined the path outside the Great West Door and over 60 Royal Air Force volunteers joined 60 personnel from the Queens Colour Squadron and members of the Central Band of the Royal Air Force to line the streets of Whitehall between Horse Guards and the Cenotaph.At 1330 hours a flypast comprising of a Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster from the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) followed by two Tornado GR4s from 41 (R) Squadron, RAF Coningsby and two Typhoons from 6 Squadron, RAF Leuchars flew over Admiralty Arch, along the Mall and over Buckingham Palace.

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Taken on April 29, 2011