#Vancouver Marked Final #Canadian Stop On Red Arrows Tour

Keep your eyes on the skies this evening for a glimpse of the iconic @rafredarrows who will be flying over Vancouver Harbour at 5pm tonight ow.ly/YqWm50wfAdS.

The Red Arrows final stop in Canada will include flypasts over Vancouver and Victoria.

Officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows showcase the excellence of the RAF and represent the United Kingdom both at home and overseas. The team consists of 11 pilots, nine of whom fly in the display, and more than 100 support personnel and technicians. Each of the pilots has previous fast-jet, operational experience flying the Tornado, Typhoon or Harrier, enabling the RAF to secure the skies and protect the nation and its interests, 365-days a year. One of the world’s premier aerobatic teams, the Red Arrows had completed nearly 5,000 displays, in 57 countries, by the beginning of 2019. Flying Hawk T1 jets, the team is based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.

Source: CityofVancouver, post

 

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