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Large military flypast over London for the Platinum Jubilee
Large military flypast over London for the Platinum Jubilee

Large military flypast over London for the Platinum Jubilee

One of the highlights of the Platinum Jubilee weekend will be a large flypast over central London on Thursday 2nd June.

May
18
How to request your very own Red Arrows flypast
How to request your very own Red Arrows flypast

How to request your very own Red Arrows flypast

Organizing something interesting and fancy a flypast by the Red Arrows? Or a WW2-era bomber? Surprisingly not only is it possible, but it's also usually free.

Sep
23
2021
Red Arrows to fly over London on Tuesday lunchtime
Red Arrows to fly over London on Tuesday lunchtime

Red Arrows to fly over London on Tuesday lunchtime

Weather permitting - a note to look to the skies, for the Red Arrows will be flying over east London on Tuesday (14th Sept) lunchtime.

Sep
13
2021
Red Arrows flying over Wembley on Sunday evening
Red Arrows flying over Wembley on Sunday evening

Red Arrows flying over Wembley on Sunday evening

A note to look to the skies if you are in the area, as the Red Arrows will be flying over the Wembley Stadium on Sunday evening (11th July 2021).

Jul
10
2021
Red Arrows to fly over North-West London on Wednesday
Red Arrows to fly over North-West London on Wednesday

Red Arrows to fly over North-West London on Wednesday

Look to the skies, if you're local, as the Red Arrows are going to fly over northwest London on Wednesday (31st March).

Mar
30
2021
Red Arrows flying over London for VJ Day on Saturday
Red Arrows flying over London for VJ Day on Saturday

Red Arrows flying over London for VJ Day on Saturday

Look to the skies, as the Red Arrows will fly over London on Saturday (15th Aug 2020) in the late-afternoon.

Aug
14
2020
Red Arrows flying over London on Thursday (18th June)
Red Arrows flying over London on Thursday (18th June)

Red Arrows flying over London on Thursday (18th June)

Look to the skies tomorrow (Thur 18th June) as the Red Arrows are making a flypast over Central London at 5pm.

Jun
17
2020
Red Arrows VEDay flypast over London on Friday morning
Red Arrows VEDay flypast over London on Friday morning

Red Arrows VEDay flypast over London on Friday morning

Wake up sleepy heads, as the RED ARROWS are flying over London on Friday (8th May) morning for VE Day.

May
07
2020
Red Arrows to fly over London for Pride
Red Arrows to fly over London for Pride

Red Arrows to fly over London for Pride

Look to the skies this Saturday (6th July) at the Red Arrows will fly over central London.

Jul
03
2019
Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday
Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

Look to the skies on Saturday lunchtime (8th June), as a military flypast will pass over central London, followed by the Red Arrows.

Jun
07
2019
Red Arrows flying over East London on Saturday
Red Arrows flying over East London on Saturday

Red Arrows flying over East London on Saturday

Look to the skies, for the red, white and blue of the Red Arrows will be gracing the skies of east London on Saturday (21st July 2018).

Jul
20
2018
Details released for RAF’s 100th birthday flypast over Central London
Details released for RAF’s 100th birthday flypast over Central London

Details released for RAF’s 100th birthday flypast over Central London

A huge flypast will take place over central London on Tuesday 10th July to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, and the flight details have now been released.

Jun
27
2018
Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday
Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

A large formation of military aircraft, including the Red Arrows will fly over Central London on Saturday lunchtime, for the Queen's official birthday.

Jun
16
2017
Red Arrows to perform flypast at Pride in London
Red Arrows to perform flypast at Pride in London

Red Arrows to perform flypast at Pride in London

The Red Arrows will fly over Pride in London for the first time at this year's parade.

Apr
14
2016
Red Arrows might fly over London on Saturday
Red Arrows might fly over London on Saturday

Red Arrows might fly over London on Saturday

With a serious dose of caveat emptor, there may be a fly past by the Red Arrows over central London on Saturday.

Oct
29
2015
Red Arrows to fly over London on Wed Evening
Red Arrows to fly over London on Wed Evening

Red Arrows to fly over London on Wed Evening

Just a quick note to look out for the Red Arrows doing their thing over London on Wednesday evening.

Sep
09
2014
How to request your own Red Arrows flypast over London
How to request your own Red Arrows flypast over London

How to request your own Red Arrows flypast over London

Organising something interesting and fancy a flypast by the Red Arrows? Or a WW2 era bomber? Amazingly, it's possible.

Sep
07
2014
Red Arrows to fly over London today
Red Arrows to fly over London today

Red Arrows to fly over London today

If you're planning to watch the large military aircraft flypast over Central London at lunchtime, and want to know what each of the aircraft overhead is, then the list has been released.

Jun
14
2014
Watch the Red Arrows from the top of The Shard
Watch the Red Arrows from the top of The Shard

Watch the Red Arrows from the top of The Shard

There is one day of the year where you can be absolutely certain of a major military flypast over London followed by the Red Arrows -- on The Queen's official birthday in June.

Dec
30
2013
Red Arrows to fly over London on Monday afternoon
Red Arrows to fly over London on Monday afternoon

Red Arrows to fly over London on Monday afternoon

A heads up, literally, that the Red Arrows will be flying over London on Monday (10th Sept) afternoon as part of the post-Olympics parade through the city.

Sep
07
2012
How to request your own Spitfire flypast over London
How to request your own Spitfire flypast over London

How to request your own Spitfire flypast over London

I mentioned this briefly a while back, but as the deadline is approaching it’s worth reminding people that it is possible to request your very own flypast by the RAF for your village fete or school event, or other suitable

Sep
13
2011
Spitfire Fighter Plane flying over North London on Saturday
Spitfire Fighter Plane flying over North London on Saturday

Spitfire Fighter Plane flying over North London on Saturday

Something to look out for if you are in the area - one of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Spitfire planes will be making a flypast over North London on Saturday afternoon (25th June).

Jun
22
2011
In photos – the Queen’s Birthday Flypast
In photos – the Queen’s Birthday Flypast

In photos – the Queen’s Birthday Flypast

Knowing the rough route the flypast was due to take, I wandered over to Shoreditch to photograph the flypast from a more unusual location.

Jun
11
2011
25 military aircraft to fly over London on Saturday
25 military aircraft to fly over London on Saturday

25 military aircraft to fly over London on Saturday

Details of the annual flypast to mark The Queen's official birthday were announced a couple of days ago - and despite some concerns about their itinerary, the Red Arrows WILL be part of the flypast again this year.

Jun
09
2011