The Royal Air Force aerobatic team departure for two months tour in Asia, Pacific and Middle East, where the Red Arrows will perform at following locations:
September 29 RAF Scampton (Departure)
3 Karachi, Pakistan (Flypast)
8 Hindon: Indian Air Force Day (Display)
11 Dhaka, Bangladesh (Flypast)
13 Singapore (Flypast)
14 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Flypast with Typhoon aircraft)
17 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Display)
20 Da Nang, Vietnam (Overnight stop)
23-25 Shanghai, China (Ground events)
28-29 Hong Kong, China (Ground events)
1-6 Zhuhai airshow, China (Displays)
11 Hua Hin, Thailand (Displays and flypasts)
16 Hyderabad, India (Display)
17 Bangalore, India (Flypast)
20 Muscat, Oman (Display)
23 Bahrain (Flypast)
24 Abu Dhabi The Corniche, UAE (Display)
27 Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix, UAE (Display or flypast)
28 Kuwait (Flypast)
December 1: RAF Scampton (Return home)
“Our RAF Red Arrows and Typhoons represent the best of British. The Red Arrows will fly the flag for Britain in key export markets while our RAF Typhoons will exercise with our allies.” – said Defense Secretary Michael Fallon in July.
The RAF Typhoons will take part in the joint exercise Bersama Lima from Malaysia, which forms part of the UK’s commitment to the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA).
After the Brexit with Europe, the UK government tries to find other trading options with Asia and Pacific region, including military industry, as the Red Arrows are well-known advertising unit.