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Military Aerobatic Display Teams

 

Red Arrows (Great Britain)

The Red Arrows took delivery of the British Aerospace Hawk trainer in the autumn of 1979 and during that winter the pilots converted from the Gnat and worked up a display using the new aeroplane in time for the 1980 display season. Since being introduced into service with the Red Arrows, the Hawk has taken the Team on tours of eastern and western Europe, the USA and Canada, the Middle and Far East, Africa, the former Soviet Union and Australia. The 4000th display flown in the Hawk was at Royal Air Force Leuchars' Battle of Britain Airshow in September 2006.

Since the Team’s creation in 1965, the Red Arrows have flown over 4,000 displays in 52 countries. Today the Red Arrows are renowned throughout the world, acting as ambassadors for Great Britain when displaying overseas. They also support UK industry by demonstrating the capabilities of British equipment and expertise.

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Red Arrows

Thunderbirds (United States Air Force)

The thundedrbird display team, from the United States Air Force, uses the f-16 Falcon aircraft. On May 25 1953, the air forces official display team was created called " 3600th Air Demonstration Team "

Thunderbirds

 

Blue Angles (United States Navy)

 

Fromed on the 24 April 1946, the Blue Angles are the aerobatic display team for the US Navy. Using 6 f-18 Hornet aircraft, the Blue Angles have become world-class through out the year. It is the oldest display team in the world.

Blue angels

 

Frecce Tricolori
Roulettes
Snowbirds
Patrouille de France
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Italian display team

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Australian display team

>>Snow Birds<<

Canadian display team

>>Patrouille De France<<

French display team

The Blades

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Private British Display Team