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The Blades Ball 2017

The evening of 24 June 2017 was a great night at Sywell Aerodrome with the Blades hosting the annual Summer Ball. With over 350 guests attending this glamorous and unique event,

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Aston Red 10 raffle

For another year, The Blades are proudly supporting the RAF Benevolent Fund and the great support it gives to serving and ex-RAF personnel, and their families.

The RAFBF assists around 41,000 serving RAF personnel,

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Introducing the 2017 Partners

THE TEAM KICK OFF BUSY AIR SHOW SEASON WITH A THANK YOU TO THE BLADES LONG-STANDING PARTNERS

To kick off the new display season, The Blades and the directors of 2Excel Aviation,

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Blog: The Blades trip to China

The Blades trip to China

Day 1

After 28 hours of travelling, The Blades reached their destination – Zhengzhou, China. The team was greeted at the airport by a very welcoming Zhengzhou Air Show 2017 employee named Viva who took us,

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The Blades reach new heights as Ben Murphy leads the team to global flying competition

The Blades are heading out to China this weekend to compete in the inaugural 2017 Formation Aerobatic Challenge.

Ben, Andy, Kirsty and Mark, will compete in a worldwide flying competition which is the first of its kind,

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An afternoon with The Blades

The Blades Valentine’s Day competition winner Jon Green and his wife, Sue, were finally able to claim their afternoon with The Blades on Wednesday 5th April 2017 after a couple of months of notoriously poor British weather.

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2Excel Aviation’s female pilots encourage youngsters to aim high

Northamptonshire-based aerobatic Display Team, The Blades, welcomed a group of air cadets to its base at Sywell Aerodrome for an evening of educational fun designed to inspire and encourage more female pilots to think about a career in the aviation industry.

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A Valentine’s gift to remember

YOUR CHANCE TO WIN!

FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY

Share our Valentine’s Day Facebook post and tag your loved one for a chance to win an amazing goodie bag which will include a signed poster of The Blades,

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Top Tips for a Career in the Aviation Industry

Are you a budding young aviation enthusiast, or do you know someone who eats, sleeps and breathes aeroplanes?
We’ve asked our outstanding team of ex-Red Arrows pilots for their top tips about how to realise your dreams and have a career in the aviation industry.

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The Blades head to China for the team’s first formation aerobatic competition

In April this year, Blade 1 Ben Murphy, will lead The Blades to China where the team will compete against world-class display teams in the first global formation aerobatic competition of its kind.

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