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.

Red Arrows Display Programme 2017

2016 9 ship Goose

Find out where the Red Arrows displayed in 2017.

Red Arrows news

New 2018 pilots

New Red Arrows pilots who will be part of the team in the RAF’s 100th anniversary year have begun training.

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.

Full display sequence 2017

2017 full display

Diagrams showing each of the formations of the full display in the Red Arrows' 2017 season.

Team history

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

The Red Arrows have completed 53 display seasons. Find out about the history of the team.

Watch a video

2017 PDA Group Shot Teaser

Watch Red 2, Flt Lt Toby Keeley, take you behind the scenes at this year's Exercise Springhawk in Greece.

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