Posted: Thu 4th Aug 2016

Red Arrows are back at Hawarden on Friday and Saturday

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Aug 4th, 2016

There’s a bit of a treat for Red Arrows fans coming up on Friday and Saturday as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team base themselves at Hawarden airfield ahead of displays in North Shropshire and Northen Ireland. 

Flight plans filed this morning show the team will arrive at Hawarden airport on Friday from their Scampton base at 11.56am.

The world famous red BAE Systems Hawk T1 jets will then get a thorough check over by the ten aircraft engineering technicians who will fly with the pilots to Hawarden.
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The jets will then leave Hawarden at 2.27pm on Friday en route to a display at RAF Shawbury in North Shropshire.

The aerobatic team fly back into Hawarden via Tattenhall landing back 3.08pm.

On Saturday the pilots are back in the cockpits to fire up the engines for a 12.15 pm take off.

Heading for a 12.23 flypast over Llangollen Pavilion a minute later they will flyover Corwen en-route for Northern Ireland here they are due to perform a full display at the Newcastle Festival of Air.

Of course, as always times do change at short notice and weather plays a big part.

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