The Queen’s Birthday Fly Past
A large formation of military aircraft will form Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Flypast on 9 June 2018.
The Flypast formation will form up at Southwold and route via Ipswich, abeam Colchester, Chelmsford and enter the London City Control Zone south of Stapleford aerodrome; the formation will overfly Buckingham Palace and route via RAF Northolt and RAF Halton and disperse in the RAF Brize Norton area. The flypast will be over Buckingham Palace at 1pm. This means that the formation will pass by the Park some time between 10.10am and 12.05pm, offering us the chance to watch planes including the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster, Spitfire & Hurricane fly down the coast before heading inland and South to Buckingham Palace.
The rehearsals for this flypast will be held during the period 5th to 7th June 2018 and will start in the vicinity of Southwold, Suffolk then route via the overhead of RAF Marham, Norfolk and conclude, for dispersal, at RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire.
The rehearsals took place on the 5th June 2018. Aircraft (serials & callsigns) below:
|A400M Atlas (Grizzly) ZM405
Voyager (Tartan 1) ZZ336
Typhoon FGR4 x2 ZK308, ZK346
C-17 Globemaster III (Blackcat 01) ZZ176
Tornado GR4 x4 (Monster 01) ZA554, ZA542, ZA607, ZA587
Tucano T1 ZF417
Hawk T1 (Windsor 02) XX205 (may not have been part of the flypast)
Puma HC2 (Alien 01) XW199
Queen’s Birthday Flypast 2018 Aircraft on 9th June 2018:
|Puma & Chinook
BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire & Hurricane
C17 Globemaster III
Tornado GR4 x4
Red Arrows x9To be confirmed