Red Arrows flypast
Air show news

Weather could scupper Coronation flypast

Met staff at air bases around the UK will be watching the weather reports with extra vigour this weekend as the forecasts for the London could scupper the planned flypast of military aircraft for the Coronation of King Charles III. The Met Office is currently predicting cloudy and wet conditions [read more]

F35B Lightning II (Image: Lockheed Martin)
Aviation safety news

British F35 lost at sea after pilot ejects

A British F35B has crashed into the Mediterranean sea after its pilot was forced to eject from the aircraft. The pilot was safely rescued from the sea. No other aircraft or hostile action is believed to have caused the crash of the aircraft after taking off from the British aircraft [read more]

208 Squadron BAe Hawk (Image: Adrian Pingstone)
Aviation safety news

Navy Hawk crashes in Cornwall

A Royal Navy fast jet training aircraft has crashed near Helston, Cornwall after reportedly suffering an engine failure. The single engined BAe Hawk T1 crashed after the crew ejected. The aircraft was from 736 squadron based at RNAS Culdrose. In a statement the Ministry of Defence said two pilots were [read more]