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New Typhoon display colours

Just released by the UK Ministry of Defence is this great picture of this year’s display scheme for the Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon. The freshly painted tail on ZK343 from 29 (R) Sqn contains the squadron’s emblem, the buzzard and it’s famous XXX. Crown Copyright

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Reds reveal revised fin for 50th festivities

Yep, to celebrate the 50th display season for the RAF’s Red Arrows aerobatic team – the first one was May 1965 - they have revealed a nifty new design on the tailfins of their BAE Systems Hawk T1s featuring a reworking of the Union Flag (although Lord knows what that will look like if Scotland decides to […]

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Red Arrows arrive at the Dubai Airshow in style

Red Arrows pilot Flight Lieutenant Martin Pert certainly hit the Tweet spot when he shared this stunning image of the Dubai skyline as the world-famous Royal Air Force aerobatic display team arrived in the city during their Middle East tour. The five-week tour of the region takes in the Dubai air show, as well as […]

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Sydney sunset

One from Rex Features here, showing Royal Australian Air Force aircraft – like as not Pilatus PC-9s – displaying over Sydney Harbour. The show was to mark 100 years since the Royal Australian Navy fleet first entered the waterway. Rex Features

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A triumph of British engineering…

…and some BAE Systems Hawks. Altogether a rather splendid image of the Red Arrows and Bristol’s Clifton suspension bridge. Icons both. Rex Features

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Red smoke, Red Arrow

Nice effort here from AirSpace forum user sunshine band showing a Red Arrow displaying at RAF Scampton earlier this month. sunshine band

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A beaut of a Scoot(er)

If this shot of a stunningly restored and US Navy-liveried Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (also nicknamed the ‘Scooter’) doesn’t take you back several decades, then nothing will. The image was taken at the concisely-titled Valiant Air Command Tico Warbird Airshow on 22 March. The event, which also included one of the final appearances by the US […]

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A400M and la Patrouille de France

I’ve no idea why this picture has just appeared on EADS’ Flickr stream as it was taken in August last year, but it is rather nice. It shows an Airbus Military A400M and the Patrouille de France display team in their Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets soaring over the mountains. EADS

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A little cracker from AirSpace user sunshine band of a BAE Systems Hawk being put through its paces by the UK’s Red Arrows display team. Whoooosh, indeed. sunshine band gallery on

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Whoooooosh – Red Arrows go blurry

Fresh from user vipmig on our AirSpace site is this lovely image of one of the Red Arrows. Nice blur. Credit: user vipmig on flightglobal/AirSpace

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