In pictures: Prince Edward at Waddington Airshow 2012

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, has made a flying visit to the RAF Waddington International Airshow on Sunday, July 1.

He has been an honorary Air Commodore for the base since 2008.

The Prince visited the main exhibition hangar, where he toured the stands and spoke to members of the public and RAF personnel.

More than 125,000 visitors attended the airshow over the weekend. Also see our photo highlights from the displays.

Photos by John Edlin