A Boeing E7 Wedgetail in use with the RAAF (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Military

Lossiemouth will be UK home for E-7 Wedgetail

RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland has been announced by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as the UK’s home for the E-7 Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning & Control Aircraft (AEW&C) aircraft. The MOD placed an order for five of the Boeing 737-700NG based surveillance aircraft in 2019 will replace the Boeing E-3D [read more]

Sqn Ldr Tom Bould is the New Red 1 for 2021 (Image: MOD/Crown Copyright 2020)
Airshow News

New Red 1 announced by Red Arrows

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (RAFAT), The Red Arrows, have announced a new Red 1 for 2021. Squadron Leader Tom Bould, a former frontline Typhoon Pilot, takes over the role from outgoing Red 1 Martin Pert on the 12th October. 39-year-old Tom Bould hails from Bradford, West Yorkshire joined [read more]

Blue Angels C130J (Image MOD)
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Blue Angels new C130 leaves UK

A former Royal Air Force (RAF) C130J Hercules is heading for the US Navy Blue Angels team after being sold by the MOD and repainted at Marshall Aerospace, Cambridge ahead of delivery. The RAF is reducing its Hercules fleet and this example will replace the teams ageing C130T model and [read more]