The Blades News

Catch up with the latest news from The Blades

Fly with Kirsty Murphy competition

As part of our International Women’s Day campaign, we’ve launched a competition to fly with Blade 3, Kirsty Murphy.

Over eight weeks, you’ll see every Friday at 4pm a video question on our twitter @thebladesteam asked by inspirational female aviators.

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Mike Ling: The next step in my career

This week Mike Ling, the longest ever serving RAF Red Arrow joins us to start his new career as a Blades Aerobatic Pilot. Many of you will know ‘Lingy’ from his years of commentating as Red 10,

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2Excel Work Experience Q&A – National Careers Week

As part of National Careers Week, 2Excel opened its doors to budding aviation enthusiast, Josh Bristow, for a chance to spend a week experiencing the company’s vast and varying areas of work.

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A PERSONAL FAREWELL TO THE TORNADO GR4 FROM KIRSTY MURPHY

After a momentous four-decade long service, March 2019 sees the retirement of the iconic RAF aircraft Tornado. The multirole, twin-engine aircraft designed for low-level penetration of enemy defences has been in RAF service since 1979.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed & The Blades launch competition to win a pair of high-performance passenger rides

The world’s greatest celebration of motorsport and car culture is taking to the skies by offering the chance to win a pair of high-performance passenger rides with the Blades Aerobatic Team,

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EXCLUSIVE! The Blades Aerobatic Team to fly cutting-edge aerobatics at the Royal International Air Tattoo for the first time in the team’s history

As the Blades fly into their 14th display season, the team is set to debut at the world-famous Royal International Air Tattoo this July.

Flying their high-performance Extra EA-300 unlimited aerobatic aeroplanes,

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Blades Racing Team disappointed with inaugural Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Abu Dhabi, 9 February 2019

After a strong 7th position in qualifying (achieving a 53. 748 result) Ben Murphy encountered technical issues at the first race of the Championship dashing his Final 4 hopes but reassures fans that the dream,

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Get it now: Red Bull Air Race Fantasy League

For the first time ever, the excitement of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship blasts even higher when you pick the winners in the new Red Bull Air Race Fantasy League.

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Best of British are back: Pilot Ben Murphy and the Blades Racing Team kick off 2019 World Championship this weekend

Just one year ago, British pilot Ben Murphy and the Blades Racing Team were making their debut in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship with an astonishing sixth-place performance at the 2018 opener in Abu Dhabi.

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5 Steps to Assembling our Red Bull Air Race Plane

The Blades Racing Team are entering their second season in the Red Bull Air Race Master Class this year, aiming to better their unprecedented 7th place finish in 2018.

But behind the results,

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