The Red Arrows, officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (RAFAT), was formed in late 1964 and since 21. 12. 2000 is based at RAF station Scampton. XX179 was lost in a fatal crash at Bournemouth, 20. 8. 2011 (pilot Flt/ Lt Jon Egging).
The harsh winter sun highlights the scarlet and white scheme of the Red Arrows as the fly a display at the 2007 Dubai Air Show. This was also the first time that the team's slightly revised colours had been on public display.