When are the Red Arrows at Swansea Airshow 2019? – Wales Online

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The countdown is on with the return of the Wales Airshow just days away.

This weekend will see a variety of aircraft fly over Swansea Bay and even a special After Dark event on Saturday night.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to head to the bay to witness all the action, with many most excited to see the Red Arrows take flight.

Officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows represent the speed, agility and precision of the RAF and the team is the public face of the service.

The Red Arrows, famous for their combination of close formations and precision flying, have been displaying since 1965.

On Saturday the Red Arrows will close the event at 4.30pm .

They will be then be getting the day started on Sunday as they take to the skies at 11.30am .

Also included in the line-up this year will be the Blades, Catalina, RAF Typhoon display team, RAF Chinook, the Fireflies Aerobatic display team and the Tigers Parachute display team among many more.

Robert Francis-Davies, Swansea Council’s cabinet member for investment, regeneration and tourism, said: “It’s great news that the Red Arrows have confirmed that they’ll be taking part in our annual free Wales Airshow this summer.

“It will be great to welcome back a team with such an international reputation, particularly in this special year, as Swansea celebrates its 50th anniversary as a city.”

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