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Red Arrows Schedule for 2020

Red Arrows Display Schedule 2020

Red Arrows Schedule 2020.



Below are the 2020 display dates, venues & timings for the Red Arrows:
May
08 May 2020 (VE Day) Flypast over Westminster - 10.10am

FORMATION TRANSIT BY RED ARROWS ACFT ROUTING (add 1 hour for BST):
531828N 0003303W SCAMPTON AD 0837
531347N 0002443W E OF LINCOLN 0839
531150N 0002008E INGOLDMELLS 0843
531623N 0003325E OVERSEA 0845
530615N 0004501E OVERSEA 0847
530054N 0003156E OVERSEA 0849
524521N 0004940E E OF TITTLESHALL 0852
522553N 0005826E E OF THETFORD 0855
521214N 0011510E W OF BRANDESTON 0858
513427N 0002657E VCY OF BASILDON 0906
513132N 0000310E EAST HAM 0909
513015N 0000738W WESTMINSTER 0910
512620N 0003353W EGHAM 0913
512531N 0003911W E OF BRACKNELL 0913
515734N 0005129W NE OF WINSLOW 0918
521521N 0005726W VCY OF NORTHAMPTON 0922
530825N 0004608W COLLINGHAM 0930
531828N 0003303W SCAMPTON AD 0933




June
To be announced...





July
To be announced...





August
To be announced...





September
To be announced...





October
To be announced...





The Red Arrows schedule is usually announced at the end of March each year.
Press Releases:

Red Arrows
Red Arrows will relocate to RAF Waddington...

Red Arrows
Training update for the Red Arrows (24.3.20)...



Activities will typically include either a flypast, display or ground engagement-only - or a combination of these elements. Venues and places are subject to change. More details for each location will be released ahead of each stop and date.

Note that last year (2019) the Red Arrows were on tour in North America during August & September 2019. You can see more information about this by clicking here.
Red Arrows Schedule 2020.
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.

Red Arrows Training:
The Red Arrows begin training for the forthcoming season almost as soon as the previous year has ended.

Typically, winter training starts in October, with small groups of three or four aircraft formations. Each pilot flies three sorties a day, five days a week, and the formations grow in aircraft number as training progresses. These flights involve a thorough brief, debrief and discussion to ensure safety is paramount and the formations are precise. One complete cycle consisting of these elements lasts about two hours, usually with a 30-minute flight.

Winter training lasts until mid-March, when the team usually moves overseas to a location with more predictable, settled weather to maximise flying hours and perfect the display. This is known as Exercise Springhawk. During Springhawk the team is assessed by senior Royal Air Force officers, with the aim of gaining Public Display Authority. If this is awarded, the Squadron's pilots change from green coveralls into their famous red flying suits and the ground crew are allowed to wear their royal blue display coveralls.

The season then officially begins and public performances by the Red Arrows are permitted.


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 2020 season:
Red 1 - Sqn Ldr Martin Pert (Team Leader)
Red 2 - Fl Lt Will Cambridge
Red 3 - Fl Lt Nick Critchell
Red 4 - Fl Lt James Turner
Red 5 - Fl Lt David Simmonds
Red 6 - Fl Lt Jon Bond (Synchro Leader)
Red 7 - Sqn Ldr Gregor Ogston (Synchro 2)
Red 8 - Fl Lt Damo Green
Red 9 - Sqn Ldr Steve Morris (Executive Officer)
Red 10 - Sqn Ldr Adam Collins (Supervisor)
Officer Commanding - Wing Commander David Montenegro

The new Red Arrows pilots joining for the 2020 season are Flight Lieutenants Will Cambridge, Nick Critchell and James Turner.

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

Red Arrows Relocation
RAF Scampton will be closed by 2022 and the Red Arrows reloacted to another RAF base.

In May 2020 it was announced that the Red Arrows would be based at RAF Waddington and relocation will take place before RAF Scampton closes in late 2022. The airspace over RAF Scampton will be retained for the team's training and display practice.

Red Arrows will relocate to RAF Waddington


Red Arrows Official website.

Red Arrows page on this website.

Click here for 2019 Red Arrows Team Pilots.

UK Air Show Calendar 2020.

Red Arrows North American Tour last year in 2019.


Red Arrows North American Tour Series on Channel 5.