The RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team
Officer Commanding, Flight Lieutenant Chris Bailey
Widely recognised as the UK’spremier military parachute display team, the Falcons, based at RAF BrizeNorton, Oxfordshire, display at venues all over Britainand Europe throughout the year.
The Royal Air Force is responsible for training andsupporting all UK Airborne Forces. As well as providing a distinctivedemonstration of freefall and canopy skills during the display season eachFalcons Team member undertakes continual advanced training as Parachute JumpingInstructors in preparation for future employment in support of the ParachuteRegiment, the Royal Marines and other specialist units.
The RAF Falcons rely on a very specialised range of equipment to carry out displays
The RAF Falcons display format is both unique and flexible, with High, Mid and Low shows for different weather conditions.
The RAF Falcons utilise a variety of aircraft depending on availability and nature of the display and includes Hercules, Chinook, Puma and Dakota
RAF Falcons undertake pre-season training that focuses on close proximity free fall flying
Find out where you can see one of our displays this summerDisplay venues 2014
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