You Have to See to Believe These Fighter Pilots Fly In Aerobatic Displays
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You may not know what they are called but if you have seen them you will never forget them. Imagine watching the sky as planes maneuver their way in a perfect display of aerobatic stunts you have to see to believe, leaving behind only trails of colored smoke.
We are talking of course about the Red Arrows, part of the U.K.’s Royal Air Force that consist of fighter pilots that can maneuver planes in the air like pros.
They’re officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team and they were initially formed in late 1964. The team grew to nine members in 1966 which enabled them to develop their famous Diamond Nine formation. Today, the Red Arrows have performed their awe-inspiring stunts over 5,000 times in 57 countries worldwide and have become a regular and prominent fixture in British popular culture.
Have we enticed you yet? Want to see one of their entertaining display yourselves? Then this video is for you. The clip shows the flight teams flying BAE Hawk T1 jets that fly as near as 6 ft (1.8 m) and even go as low as 100 ft (30 m) leaving behind cool vapor trails.
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