As the New Year begins, enjoy this animated look-back at how the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team finished 2016 - the Red Arrows' nine-week tour of the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions. The video features cockpit footage, great images and facts and figures from the overseas deployment.
This week signalled the end of a Red Arrows career five key members of the 2016 team. We say thank you and goodbye to Reds 6, 8, 9 and the team's Senior and Junior Engineering Officers, who leave for new challenges. Read about their highlights with the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
The Red Arrows' visit to China, as part of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team's recent Asia-Pacific and Middle East tour, has won a national award. The team's public relations department was recognised by the Government Communication Service: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
The Red Arrows have returned to the UK after completing a nine-week global tour, estimated to have been seen by one billion people. Pilots, engineers and support staff from the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team landed at RAF Scampton earlier today to be met by waiting families. The flight was the final leg of a major tour to the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions, including China. The... View details ⇨
The UK team - Not everyone critical to the success of the Red Arrows Asia-Pacific and Middle East tour travelled abroad. Three experienced operations and flight planning personnel worked around-the-clock at RAF Scampton to oversee the activities taking place many miles away. They plotted routes, helped gain diplomatic flight clearances, booked the jets into airfields and were crucial in... View details ⇨
The jets are transiting through mainland Europe today, from Greece to France with a stop in Italy. It's the final full day of the Red Arrows' overseas tour with a return to the UK and RAF Scampton tomorrow.
The @rafredarrows photographers have an important role on the Squadron and complete tasks from technical photography, safety filming of all practices and displays to finding just the right angle to capture stunning imagery. Throughout the #RedArrowsTour they have supplied stunning images and video to worldwide media outlets and on social media.