The Blades News

Catch up with the latest news from The Blades

The Blades Racing Team announces technical support partner

The Blades Racing Team is delighted to announce its partnership with Physical Digital®, a UK company specialising in 3D measurement.

More specifically, Physical Digital® has been welcomed on board to scan the Edge 540,

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Rock & Roll this summer with The Blades & RAF Benevolent Fund


The summer is upon us and there’s no better way to enjoy it than with a stick of rock in your hand,

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Success In Budapest for Blades Racing Team

More than 135,000 spectators lined the banks of the River Danube in Budapest to cheer home their teams for the fourth round of the Red Bull Air Race 2018 this weekend.

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Britain’s Ben Murphy makes his Budapest racing debut on 23-24 June

No Red Bull Air Race stop is more iconic than Budapest, and for the first time since 2016 Great Britain will be part of the 370 kmh action, as Ben Murphy and the Blades Racing Team fly their maiden race in the Hungarian capital.

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Our fleet is complete: Welcome back ‘Blade 6’

An integral part of delivering the Blades air show season, Blade 6 – a 2018 VW transporter – has arrived at Sywell Aerodrome!

Providing ground support for the Aerobatic Display Team,

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British pilot Murphy and The Blades race for Japan’s superfans this weekend

The only Red Bull Air Race team flying the Union Jack– the Blades Racing Team – will contend in the skies of Japan for the first time when the World Championship stops in Chiba this Saturday and Sunday.

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The Blades announce team partners and new aircraft livery for 2018

The Blades Aerobatic Team is delighted to announce its valued partners and striking new livery for the 2018 season.

Encompassing a ‘Best of British’ style, the team’s Extra 300s are painted with a unique matt finished deep blue,

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Farnborough International Airshow Announces The Blades as Headline Act for this July’s Show

The Blades, one of the world’s most exhilarating aerobatic flying display teams, are announced as the headline act at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow which takes place on the weekend of July 21st and 22nd.

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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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