The Red Arrows at Barry Island (Image: Philip Dawson)
Airshow News

Red Arrows wow Barry in penultimate visit to Wales

The Royal Air Force aerobatics display team, The Red Arrows, wowed crowds on Barry Island yesterday. Despite weather looking questionable, hundreds turned out for the display which was organised by Barry Tourist Railway and was the penultimate display in Wales for the 2017 Red Arrows, their final one being at Rhyl [read more]

RAF Hawk T2 (Image: Flt Lt Paul Heasman RAF/MOD)
General Aviation

RAF Valley move Hawks to Llanbedr Airfield

The Royal Air Force has confirmed that Hawk T2 aircraft from RAF Valley will operate at Llanbedr Airfield between the 7th and 11th August. The aircraft, from RAF Valley’s 4(R) Squadron, will operate from Llanbedr to avoid noise over the National Eisteddfod of Wales which is being held on Anglesey. A spokesperson [read more]

Flybe Embraer E190 G-FEBJ (Image: Aviation Wales)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Flybe’s E195s: When the music stops

Saad Hammad, the previous Chief Operating Officer of Flybe, created “Project Blackbird” to resolve the problem of nine Embraer E195 in the fleet whose capacity at 118 seats had proved too large for the route structure. Cardiff  Airport is the beneficiary of two and their presence has been a boon [read more]