’50 Years of the Red Arrows’


50 Years of the Red Arrows
Peter R. March
To be published 1st June 2014, £14.99 Paperback Original
The history behind one of the first and most
dazzling flying teams in the world



The Red Arrows—and their scarlet BAE Hawks—are arguably one of the most iconic collections of modern aircraft in the
world. The Red Arrows team have wowed crowds with their incredible displays of daring and precision for over 50 years.
Peter R. March’s 50 Years of the Red Arrows is a special commemorative book produced to celebrate the golden jubilee of the
team’s illustrious career. The book provides everything a Red Arrows fan would want to know—from its history, little-
known snippets and a range of images.
 A complete and contemporary guide to the famous British flying team, the Red Arrows
 Packed with fascinating historical information—from the team’s tentative beginnings as the Yellowjacks flying
Folland Gnats in 1964 through to the Red Arrows of today
 Contains a wealth of new research and images from the team, their history and pilots
The author Peter R. March is an aviation author, photographer and journalist. He is the editor of the RAF and USAF
Yearbooks for the RAF Benevolent Fund/Royal International Air Tattoo, a regular contributor to Aircraft Illustrated
magazine, editor of Ian Allan’s yearly abc Military Aircraft, and author of more than fifty books in his own right on aviation
subjects. He lives in Bristol.