Red Arrows pass over Banbury on Friday morning


Planes due to pass us on the way to Bournemouth airport ahead of the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend

Aircraft enthusiasts are in for a treat this Friday morning (July 9) as the Red Arrows fly over the Banbury FM area.

The full aerobatic formation of nine planes are due to be making their way from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire to Bournemouth Airport between 8.45am and 9.19am.   The display team, which is officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, will be appearing at the Goodwood Festival of Speed over the next three days.  

According to the Military Airshows website the aircraft should fly over Banbury around 9am.  The flight path is indicated as approach us flying over Chipping Warden, then to the north of the Gateway Retail Park, over the Southam Road and Broughton Road, then on towards Tadmarton.

The timings and route may change due to the weather or other requirements.

predicted flight path, subject to change

Here’s a video of the moment the Red Arrows flew over Hanwell Fields back in June:

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