Spectacular Flyby British Airways and Red Arrows

SPECTACULAR FLYBY BRITISH AIRWAYS B747 WITH THE RAF RED ARROWS AT RIAT 2019

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FAIRFORD, ENGLAND – British Airways’ special-liveried Boeing 747 took to the skies alongside the Red Arrows in a spectacular fly by at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo. The Boeing 747 has been painted in the colours of the airline’s predecessor – British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) – to mark its centenary celebrations this year.

What a stunning video of this amazing flyby today of the Red Arrows alongside this beautiful B747 with BOAC livery at RIAT 2019. Video: British Airways on YouTube

Last week The Red Arrows took to the skies in a Boeing 747 simulator ahead of the spectacular flyby today at the Royal International Air Tattoo. The Reds experienced in the Boeing 747 simulator how difficult it is to land a large Jumbo Jet in relation to their small Hawk jets.

The Reds flying in a Boeing 747 simulator. Video: British Airways on YouTube

The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) is the largest military air show in the world, which is held annually in the 3rd weekend of July – this year from July 19-21 – at RAF Fairford Air Base in Gloucestershire, England. The airshow attracts around 150,000 visitors annually.

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(Image from British Airways video)

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