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The flypast
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The flypast

17 June 2006

David Wimsett

Donated by Universal Pictorial Press Agency

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Trooping the Colour is also known as The Queen’s Birthday Parade. This annual ceremony has marked the official birthday of the Sovereign since 1748. At the end of the proceedings The Queen and the Royal Family appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for a flypast by the Royal Air Force. More