The Blades News

Catch up with the latest news from The Blades

Aston Martin Cambridge Ambassador Announcement for Ben Murphy May 2018

The Blades are excited to announce that Ben Murphy will represent the Aston Martin Cambridge dealership this season, whilst displaying with the Blades Aerobatic Team & competing in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.

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Can you help Andy name the manoeuvre?

This year we have revamped our display and The Blades are calling on YOU to help us rename one of our iconic manoeuvres, The Champagne Fountain!

Watch the clip of the team practising the move on our Twitter or Facebook and get your thinking caps on to come up with the best name.

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GERALD COOPER, BRITISH NATIONAL UNLIMITED AEROBATIC CHAMPION, TO JOIN THE BLADES AEROBATIC TEAM

With the team now entering its 13th display season, there is a new look for the Blades, incorporating the British roots of the pilots, and Red Arrows heritage. For the first time in the team’s history,

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James McMillan becomes latest Blades Aerobatic Team recruit

NEW TEAM MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT: JAMES MCMILLAN, EX RED ARROW AND TYPHOON PILOT, TO JOIN THE BLADES AEROBATIC TEAM

James McMillan, otherwise known as ‘McZ’, has joined the Blades Aerobatic Team as Blade 2.

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The Blades Racing Team, 8th in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship after the French Premier in Cannes.

English Pilot Ben Murphy, ex-leader of the renowned Red Arrows, puts in a solid performance to finish 10th in his second ever Red Bull Air Race. The Blades Racing Team,

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Cannes Qualifying Reactions

The Blades Racing Team had their second ever Qualifying day in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship yesterday.

After issues in Free Practice 3 starting the raceplane,

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The Blades Racing Team end first day in the track on a high

The Blades Racing Team took to the track today in the first ever Red Bull Air Race to be held in France.

Having exceeded expectations in his first race in Abu Dhabi,

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This weekend: Historic Air Racing premiere in France for UK pilot Ben Murphy and the Blades Racing Team

Since the Red Bull Air Race first took off in 2003, the sport has soared in spectacular destinations around the world – yet never before in France. That statistic is about to change on 20-22 April,

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THE BLADES RACE AIRCRAFT GETS 3D SCANNING TREATMENT!

Last week The Blades Racing Team’s aircraft, the Edge 540, underwent a 3D scan undertaken by Physical Digital using their innovative 3D optical scanning process.

3D scanning is a highly efficient way of gaining accurate data measurements of a physical object.

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International Women’s Day: Careers in Aviation

Only 6% of UK airline pilots are women, but becoming a pilot isn’t the only option for females wanting a career in the aviation industry.

For International Women’s Day and part of National Careers Week,

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