Red Arrows near Coventry this weekend - where to see dazzling display

The Red Arrows may fly over parts of Coventry this Sunday (June 9)
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There's a possible chance to see the Red Arrow fly over parts of Coventry this weekend. The thrilling acrobatic team will be at The RAF Cosford Air Show on Sunday, June 9, less than an hour away from the city.

Many people like to follow the route plans of the Red Arrows as it's possible to see them race through the skies above. The website metcheck.com shows the route of the Red Arrows which is usually announced on the day itself.

The RAF Cosford Air show is the last remaining for the year and offers visitors an opportunity to learn more about the Air Force, as well as enjoy an exciting summer day out with the family. This year's theme is 'Take Flight' and promises a 'thrilling, action-packed flying display programme', BirminghamLive reports.

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Visitors can get up close to cutting-edge technology with various RAF aircraft and unique attractions across the showground to explore. There's also a chance to find out about careers in the RAF and how the service helps with UK defences.

In addition to the Red Arrows, here are the other aircrafts which will be flying at the event:

  • F35 Lightning Role Demo - Royal Air Force

  • Typhoon Display Team BAE Systems Typhoon FGR.4 - Royal Air Force

  • Hawk T.1 - Royal Air Force

  • Chinook Display Team CH-47 Chinook - Royal Air Force

  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Avro Lancaster PA474 & 4x fighter aircraft - Royal Air Force

  • Westland Gazelle 4-Ship Formation - The Gazelle Squadron

  • Vampire T11 - Private Owner

  • Jet Provost Mk 5 - Private Owner

  • Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress ‘Sally B’ - B-17 Preservation Limited

  • Spitfire PR.XIX & P51 Mustang - Rolls Royce Heritage Flight

  • Catalina PBY5A ‘Miss Pick Up’ - The Catalina Society

Where to find the RAF Cosford Air Show:

  • Location: Royal Air Force Museum Midlands, Lysander Ave, Cosford, Shifnal TF11 8UP - it takes just under an hour to reach from Coventry via the M6.

You can also catch a train from Coventry, changing at Birmingham New Street towards Shrewsbury. It's then just a 15-minute walk or short taxi ride to the showground.

For more information about the RAF Cosford show and to book tickets, visit the official website.

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