RAF's centenary to be marked by flypast over Palace

EMMA MOUCHETRAF technician Cpl Lydia Ford checks over a Red Arrow

Dressed in a suitably green Givenchy dress, Meghan and Prince Harry were briefly greeted before taking off for their first engagement.

Just one day after attending the christening of Prince Louis, the royal family was out and about again to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force.

The Queen, Meghan, Harry, Kate, Wills, Camilla and Princess Anne were seen arriving at Westminster Abbey for a memorial service before a flypast this morning.

Wickstead addressed the commentary in an Instagram post: "Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Sussex looked absolutely lovely on her wedding day and I have the utmost admiration and respect for her".

So it is no wonder that both Prince William and Prince Harry appeared honored to be present for the celebrations.

Megan, the Duchess of Sussex has enjoyed her second ever appearance on the Buckingham Palace balcony.

Meghan's elegant dress was by Dior.

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Meghan wears green as the Duke and Duchess arrive in Dublin
Highlights of the short two-day trip include a Gaelic sports festival at Croke Park, the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association. In 2011, the Queen became the first British monarch to visit Ireland since the visit by her grandfather, George V, in 1911.

In the evening, the newly minted Duchess of Sussex debuted her third look of the day wearing a black cocktail dress by one of her sister-in-law Kate Middleton's favorite designers, Emilia Wickstead.

The queen stood out in an RAF-blue coat and dress edged with turquoise, with a matching hat and a diamond star brooch on her shoulder.

After dazzling in a lovely cream V-neck dress by Alexander McQueen yesterday at Prince Louis' christening , topped off with a stunning Jane Taylor headband, the Duchess of Cambridge donned yet another handsome look by the British label.

It was on April 1 1918 that the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service merged to create the RAF - the world's first independent air force.

Thousands of people lined the palace approach in central London, to watch a ceremony hosted by the Queen and culminating in the historic flypast of bombers, old and new, along with spy planes, helicopters and transporters.

After touching down in Dublin this afternoon, the pair had a private meeting with the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar.

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