The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, is one of the world's premier aerobatic display teams.

Representing the speed, agility and precision of the RAF, the team is the public face of the service.

They assist in recruiting to the Armed Forces, act as ambassadors for the United Kingdom and promote the best of British.

Flying distinctive Hawk jets, the team is made up of pilots, engineers and essential support staff with frontline, operational experience.

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Red Arrows Engineers

Replacing parts on the jet engine used in the Hawk is carried out by our RAF engineers. Watch how it is done here.

Red Arrows news

ATC 75 Kitting

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the RAF Air Cadets Organisation some lucky air cadets will be taking to the sky in the back seats of the iconic Red Arrows Hawks.

Our pilots

Meet the 2016 pilots

Meet the Red Arrows' display pilots, all nine of whom are fast jet pilots from frontline Royal Air Force squadrons.

Survival equipment

Red Arrows survival equipment

Learn about the special equipment the pilots wear to go flying.

Team history

The Hawk took over from the Gnat at the Red Arrows in 1980

The Red Arrows are entering their 52nd display season. Find out about the history of the team.

2016 display dates and venues

Red Arrows PDA day

Find where you can watch the Red Arrows perform during the 2016 display season.

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