When you can see the Red Arrows fly over Dorset TODAY


The iconic Red Arrows will fly over Dorset as they take to the skies today (Saturday 5 June).

The RAF Demonstration Team pilots will fly away from RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, after playing at the Midlands Air Festival, which takes place at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire this weekend.

Agreement on military aeronautical shows, the world-famous Red Arrows will leave RAF Fairford at 4:20 p.m. and fly over Wiltshire and Somerset in around 10 minutes.

After 4:28 p.m. the jets will continue to travel south and will be near Gillingham in North Dorset, with residents of Henstridge with Stalbridge possibly spotting the iconic aircraft.

Where the Red Arrows will fly over Dorset. Image: Military aviation shows / Google

At 4:31 p.m. the group will be southwest of Sturminster and head southwest over rural Dorset. The regions of Granvilles Wooton, Stockwood, West Chelborough and Broadwinsdor might get a glimpse of the iconic Red Arrows during this time.

The Red Arrows will be heading to Exeter to land and prepare for their flypast at Bessin in Normandy, France on Sunday June 6 for the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Ahead of the flypast, a spokesperson for Red Arrows said: “The Royal Air Force aerobatic team is due to be featured at the Midlands Air Festival tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday (June 5), plus a flypast on Sunday.

“This will be the team’s first public UK exhibition since July 2019.”

The program of the RAF team is as follows:

1. Fairford 4:20 p.m.

2. VCY of Swindon 4:22 p.m.

3. East of Malmesbury 4:23 pm

4. E from Upton Noble 4:28 p.m.

5. SW from Sturminster Newton 4:31 p.m.

6. Exeter 4:38 p.m.

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