The Red Arrows in formation with an Airbus A400M (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Military aviation news

MOD set to sell Red Arrows home base

The Ministry of Defence is preparing to sell RAF Scampton, home of The Red Arrows, as part of a plan to cut costs across the defence estate. The Lincolnshire base is earmarked for sale by 2022 along with North Yorkshire air base, RAF Linton-on-Ouse which is currently used as a flight [read more]

The Red Arrows in formation with an Airbus A400M (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Air show news

Where to see the Red Arrows in 2018

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (RAFAT) The Red Arrows have announced their display schedule for 2018. The Red Arrows are the public face of the RAF and represent the speed, agility and precision of the Royal Air Force, the team is the public face of the service. They act [read more]

Red Arrows Hawk T1A
Aviation safety news

RAF grounds Hawk T1 aircraft

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has grounded all Hawk T1 aircraft as a precaution following Tuesday’s crash at RAF Valley. A Red Arrows Hawk T1A crashed at the airfield shortly after taking off killing RAF Engineer Jonathan Bayliss (41). The pilot, Red 3 David Stark, managed to eject and is [read more]

The Red Arrows at Barry Island (Image: Philip Dawson)
Air show 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]

The Red Arrows in Diamond Nine (Image: Max Thrust Digital)

Red One on why trust has to be earned

The leader of the RAF’s Red Arrows display team David Montenegro, better known as “Red One”  recently sat down to talk about why rank doesn’t  engender trust, it has to be earned. You lead the formation. What exactly does that entail? David Montenegro: I have the glory of being able [read more]