The Air Spectacular Summer Festival in Bray, County Wicklow was attended by approximately 80,000 people with onlookers lining the seafront and being treated to some spectacular displays from Irish, British and US pilots.
Knife edge rolls, salmon leaps and of course loop de loops
The Black Knights from the Irish Aer Corps also dropped by displaying some precision parachuting.
Conor Hunt got the reaction from some of the onlookers. He also spoke to Se Pardy, Bray Air Display Director, about the event and people's interest in aviation.
An RTÉ News report by Conor Hunt broadcast on 24 July 2011.