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Red Arrows Display Schedule 2018

Red Arrows Schedule 2018.

Below are the 2018 display dates & venues for the Red Arrows:

June
02 Torbay Air Show, Paignton, Devon
03 Torbay Air Show, Paignton, Devon
05 Isle of Man TT Races, Douglas, Isle of Man
10 RAF Cosford Air Show, RAF Cosford, Shropshire
16 Great Yarmouth Air Show, Norfolk
17 Great Yarmouth Air Show, Norfolk
23 Weston Air Festival, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
24 Weston Air Festival, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
30 Armed Forces' Day at Llandudno, Wales
30 Wales National Show, Swansea, Wales

July
01 Wales National Show, Swansea, Wales
01 Cleethorpes Armed Forces' Day, North East Lincolnshire
06 Southport Airshow
07 RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day, Somerset
08 F1 British Grand Prix, Silverstone, Northants
13 Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, Glos
14 Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, Glos
14 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood, West Sussex
15 Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, Glos
15 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood, West Sussex
21-22 Farnborough International Air Show (Flypast & Static only)
21 Hastings
22 Folkestone
25 Peterhead
27 Sunderland Airshow, Tyne & Wear
28 Scotland's National Airshow, East Fortune Airfield
28 Sunderland Airshow, Tyne & Wear
29 Bray Air Display, Bray, Ireland

30th July to 8th August - No flying

August
10 Cowes Week, Cowes, Isle of Wight
11 Newcastle Festival of Flight, Newcastle, County Down
12 Blackpool Airshow
12 Whitby Regatta, Whitby, North Yorkshire
14 Falmouth Week, Falmouth, Cornwall
15 Cromer Carnival, Cromer, Norfolk
15 Weymouth Carnival, Weymouth, Dorset
17 Airbourne, Eastbourne International Airshow, Eastbourne, East Sussex
18 Airbourne, Eastbourne International Airshow, Eastbourne, East Sussex
18 Biggin Hill Festival of Flight, Biggin Hill, Kent
19 Airbourne, Eastbourne International Airshow, Eastbourne, East Sussex
19 Biggin Hill Festival of Flight, Biggin Hill, Kent
23 Clacton Airshow, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
24 Clacton Airshow, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
24 Sidmouth Regatta, Sidmouth, Devon
25 Dunsfold Wings and Wheels, Dunsfold, Surrey
25 CarFest South Overton, Hants
26 Dunsfold Wings and Wheels, Dunsfold, Surrey
26 Rhyl Air Show, Rhyl, Denbighshire
30 Bournemouth Air Festival, Bournemouth, Dorset
31 Bournemouth Air Festival, Bournemouth, Dorset

September
01 Bournemouth Air Festival, Bournemouth, Dorset
01 Scottish International Airshow, Ayrshire
02 Northern Ireland International Airshow, Portrush, Co Antrim
02 Scottish International Airshow, Ayrshire
08 Heroes at Highclere, Highclere Castle, Newbury
09 Great North Run
13 Jersey International Air Display, Channel islands
13 Guernsey Air Display, Channel islands
18 Menorca
22 Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow, Duxford, Cambridgeshire
23 Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow, Duxford, Cambridgeshire
27 Monte Carlo, Monaco


The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows fly nine BAE SYSTEMS Hawk T.1 advanced trainer aircraft and are currently based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.

Types of Display:
There are three types of display the Team Leader can elect to fly - full, rolling or flat. To carry out a full, looping, display the base of the cloud must be above 5,500ft to avoid the aircraft entering the cloud at the top of the loop. If the cloud base is less than 5,500ft, but more than 2,500ft, the team will perform the rolling display - substituting wing-overs and rolls for the loops. And when the cloud base is below 2,500ft, the Team will fly the flat display, consisting of a series of flypasts and steep turns.

Red Arrows Team Pilots for the 2018 season:
Red 1 - Sqn Ldr Martin Pert (Team Leader)
Red 2 - Fl Lt Jon Bond
Red 3 - Fl Lt David Stark (*Sqn Ldr Mike Ling)
Red 4 - Fl Lt Chris Lyndon-Smith
Red 5 - Fl Lt Dan Lowes
Red 6 - Fl Lt Si Taylor (Synchro Leader)
Red 7 - Fl Lt Toby Keeley (Synchro 2)
Red 8 - Fl Lt Matt Masters
Red 9 - Fl Lt Mike Bowden
Red 10 - Sqn Ldr Adam Collins (Supervisor)

*Also, returning for this year Sqn Ldr Mike Ling will return as a display pilot for the 2018 season, standing in for RED 3 following the tragic accident last March.

There is actually a 10th Red Arrow which is flown by the Team Manager who provides commentary during the display.

Scanner Frequencies:
243.450, 242.200