Red Arrows to perform in China and India

Jul 27, 2016
Red Arrows in formation with RAF Typhoons and F-35 at RIAT 2016

The Red Arrows will perform for the first time in China in November during Zhuhai Air Show.

The team will display in other countries also including India, Malaysia and Singapore, but the exact display dates are not confirmed yet.

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said: “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.”

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.