The RAF Red Arrows have released their 2022 display calendar. Representing the speed, agility and precision of the Royal Air Force, the team is the public face of the service. They assist in recruiting to the Armed Forces, act as ambassadors for the United Kingdom at home and overseas and promote the best of British. Flying distinctive Hawk fast-jets, the team is made up of pilots, engineers and essential support staff with frontline, operational experience. Together, they demonstrate the excellence and capabilities of the Royal Air Force and the Service’s skilled, talented people. With their trademark Diamond Nine shape and combination of close formations and precision flying, the Red Arrows have been displaying since 1965.

The full pilot line-up for the 2022 season is:

  • Officer Commanding, Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – Wing Commander David Montenegro
  • Red 1 and Team Leader – Squadron Leader Tom Bould
  • Red 2 – Flight Lieutenant Stuart Roberts
  • Red 3 – Flight Lieutenant Patrick Kershaw
  • Red 4 – Flight Lieutenant Will Cambridge
  • Red 5 – Squadron Leader Nick Critchell
  • Red 6 and Synchro Leader – Squadron Leader Gregor Ogston
  • Red 7 and Synchro Two – Flight Lieutenant James Turner
  • Red 8 and Executive Officer – Squadron Leader Jon Bond
  • Red 9 – Flight Lieutenant David Simmonds
  • Red 10 and Supervisor – Squadron Leader Graeme Muscat

Overseas dates will be released in due course and this list does not include flypasts.


  • 28th – Meeting Aérien International, Le Touquet, France


  • 2nd-3rd – Midlands Air Festival, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
  • 3rd-5th – English Riviera Airshow, Paignton, Devon
  • 7th – Isle of Mann TT Races, Douglas, Isle of Mann
  • 11th – Teesside Airshow, Teesside International Airport, Co. Durham
  • 12th – RAF Cosford Air Show, Shropshire
  • 17th – Isle of Wight Festival, Isle of Wight
  • 18th-19th – Danish Airshow, Karup, Denmark
  • 23rd-24th – Goodwood Festival of Speed, West Sussex
  • 24th – Aero Legends Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn, Kent
  • 25th – National Armed Forces Day Event, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  • 25th – North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
  • 26th – Weston Air Festival, Somerset
  • 26th – Goodwood Festival of Speed, West Sussex


  • 2nd-3rd – Wales Airshow, Swansea, South Wales
  • 2nd – Teignmouth Airshow, Devon
  • 3rd – British Grand Prix, Silvertstone, Northamptonshire
  • 9th-10th – Southport Airshow, Lancashire
  • 15th-17th – Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire
  • 20th – Scottish Week, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • 23rd – The Making Waves Festival, Irvine, Scotland
  • 24th – Bray International Air Display, Republic of Ireland


  • 10th – Falmouth Week, Cornwall
  • 13th – Whitby Regatta, North Yorkshire
  • 13th-14th – Blackpool Airshow, Lancashire
  • 17th – Cromer Carnival, Norfolk
  • 18th-21st – Airbourne, Eastbourne International Airshow, East Sussex
  • 21st – Folkestone Air Display, Kent
  • 25th-26th – Clacton Airshow, Essex
  • 26th – Sidmouth Airshow, Devon
  • 27th-28th – Rhyl Air Show, Denbeighshire, North Wales


  • 1st-4th – Bournemouth Air Festival, Dorset
  • 8th – Jersey International Air Display, Channel Islands
  • 8th – Guernsey Air Display, Channel Islands
  • 10th – Causeway International Airshow, Portstewart, Coleraine
  • 11th – Great North Run, Tyne & Wear