World famous Red Arrows to fly near Rugby this afternoon

They will be passing close to the borough later today

Friday, 4th June 2021, 10:20 am
Photo: @MilitaryAirshow

The world famous Red Arrows will be flying close to Rugby this afternoon, June 4, as they travel to the Midlands Air Festival.

Pilots from the RAF display team will be flying from their base in Scampton, Lincoln, to RAF Fairford in Cheltenham.

During the journey they will be flying over Market Harborough and then close to Rugby - in the Long Buckby area - at around 3.20pm.

The team will be heading to the Midlands Air Festival, which is to take place at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire over the weekend.

A Red Arrows spokesperson said: "The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team is due to the display at the Midlands Air Festival tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday (June 5), plus a flypast on Sunday.

"This will be the first UK public display by the team since July 2019."

The RAF team's schedule is as follows:

Red Arrows Scampton to Fairford:

RAF SCAMPTON - 3.10pm

HARBY - 3.12pm

NW OF BOTTESFORD - 3.15pm

MARKET HARBOROUGH (then passing close to Long Buckby - 3.20pm

NW OF LEARFIELD - 3.27pm

ALDSWORTH - 3.29pm

RAF FAIRFORD - 3.30pm

Learn more, and view an interactive map of the route, by visiting www.military-airshows.co.uk/press21/redarrowsschedule2021.htm