All eyes were to the sky as aircraft made their way to Buckingham Palace via Colchester to mark the RAF's centenary.

Spotters from across Colchester found their vantage point shortly before 12.45pm today.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

Photo by Jonathan Dadds

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

Photo by Jonathan Dadds

Aircraft from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight including the Dakota, Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire were part of the line up, as well training aircraft including the Prefect, Tucano and Hawks.

The world famous Red Arrows also provided some colour.

Video and following photos by Carina Ioannou

One onlooker on the bridge over the A12 at Severalls, said: "It was quite the collection. I can't believe how many people came out to watch it.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

"I was stunned to see the crowds out for it and everyone seemed to be in good spirits.

CLICK HERE FOR A GALLERY OF ALL YOUR PICTURES 

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

"There were some people who really seemed to know their stuff and were shouting out the names of the planes going past."

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

RAF Centenary flypast

Your pictures of the RAF Centenary flypast over Colchester

Add your contribution now By uploading a contribution, for use online and in print, you accept our contributor terms. You will either own or have permission to use anything you provide.