VJ Day: Red Arrows flypast National Memorial Arboretum
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Red arrow flypasts will take place around the Midlands area this weekend as part of an air show. A Red Arrows spokesperson said: “The Royal Air Force (RAF) Aerobatic Team is due to the display at the Midlands air festival today and tomorrow, plus a flypast on Sunday.” The RAF added: “This will be the first UK public display by the team since July 2019.”
How and where to see the red arrows this weekend
The Midlands air festival will take place this weekend at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, and will mark the first appearance of the red arrows in 2021.
If you want to watch and live nearby, you can head on down to the air show, which will be taking place over the course of this weekend.
In its third year of operation, the popular event will feature fly pasts and displays from the Typhoon display team, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, PBY Catalina and a Wasp Helicopter, among others.
Other displays will include the RAF Falcons parachute team and more than 120 hot air balloons.
The Red Arrows will be flying from Scampton to Fairford on Friday from 3.10pm to 3.30pm.
RAF Scampton – 3.10pm
Harby – 3.12pm
North West of Bottesford – 3.15pm
Market Harborough – 3.20pm
North West of Learfield – 3.27pm
West of Aldsworth – 3.29pm
Fairford – 3.30pm
The Red Arrows military display on Friday will kick off at 6pm and go until 6.56pm.
Fairford – 6.05pm
Northwest of Aldsworth – 6.07pm
South east of Great Malvern – 6.11pm
West of Great Malvern South- 6.13pm
North east of Tenbury Wells – 6.15pm
North of Redditch – 6.18pm
VCY of Redditch – 6.19pm
Midlands Air Festival – 6.20pm
East of Evesham – 6.42pm
Fairford – 6.56pm
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The Red Arrows will be flying past the Midlands Air Festival on Saturday, June 5, from 12.45pm to 1.30pm.
Fairford – 12.45pm
North West of Aldsworth – 12.47pm
South East of Great Malvern – 12.51pm
West of Great Malvern – 12.53pm
North East of Tenbury Wells – 12.55pm
North of Redditch – 12.58pm
VCY of Redditch – 12.59pm
Midlands Air Festival Display – 1pm
East of Evesham – 1.22pm
The Red Arrows will fly from Fairford to Exter on Saturday, June 5 from 4.20pm until 4.38pm.
Fairford – 4.20pm
VCY of Swindon – 4.22pm
East of Malmesbury – 4.23pm
East of Upton Noble – 4.28pm
South West of Sturminster Newton – 4.31pm
Exter – 4.38pm
The Red Arrows are flying from Exeter to perform a flypast at Bessin, Normandy, on Saturday, June 6 for the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
More flypasts are expected on Sunday, June 6 as the Midlands Air show continues, this time from 1.35pm to 2.25pm.
Exeter – 1.35pm
West of Cullompton – 1.37pm
South west of Norton St Philip – 1.45pm
West of Great Malvern – 1.53pm
South east of Worcester – 1.55pm
Midlands Air Festival flypast – 1.57pm
West of Stratford -upon-Avon – 1.58pm
North west of Oxhill – 1.59pm
Long Compton – 2pm
VCY of Leighton Buzzard – 2.06pm
North West of Clophill – 2.08pm
Shuttleworth Festival Flypast – 2.09pm
Potton – 2.10pm
North west of March – 2.14pm
North west of Bottesford – 2.20pm
Collingham – 2.22pm
RAF Scampton – 2.25pm
You should note that times and routes may change due to weather or other requirements, but the outlook for the weekend looks dry and sunny.
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