The Red Arrows are set to fly over London again today for the final day of celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The schedule was released this afternoon (5 June) and the flypast will come over Buckingham Palace at 5.05pm during the Platinum Pageant before moving onto Chelsea.
The planes are flying from Exeter to Devon today but are stopping off to flypast the Palace for the final day of the Jubilee and will follow the same line to the palace as they did on Thursday for the first day of the celebrations.
Below MyLondon has outlined the route over London and where in the capital you should be able to see them. The Red Arrows will start over Stratford after flying in from Colchester before taking a path over Buckingham Palace and then moving towards Chelsea.
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It is the second time the planes will be seen over London during the bank holiday weekend as they were also part of the RAF flypast for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has been released.
Red Arrows London route
After heading from Exeter he Red Arrows will pass over Exmouth, Membury and Frampton before heading North East towards Rockbourne. After skirting around Rockbourne, the planes will perform a flypast over Southampton Docks at 4:35pm, just half an hour before they are set to arrive at Buckingham Palace once more.
Following the flypast at Southampton Docks the Red Arrows will make their way to London via Locks Heath, West Grinstead and Uckfield before making a journey over the sea to Colchester. At 5:04pm the Red Arrows will reach London, starting this time in Stratford, which they by-passed on Thursday’s display.
- Stratford (route passes over the Lee Valley VeloPark, home to a 250m velodrome track before heading past Hackney and the Barbican on the way to Buckingham Palace)
- Buckingham Palace (heading over King’s College London and the Savoy, whilst skirting past the River Thames the Red Arrows will fly directly down the Mall and over Buckingham Palace as they did on Thursday June 2)
- Chelsea (route then passes over Buckingham Palace Gardens and Belgravia before reaching Chelsea where the planes will make a slight turn to the right towards Northolt)
- RAF Northolt (heading over The Victoria and Albert Musuem, Holland Park and Westfield Shopping centre the route will lead to Northolt at 5:06pm before heading out of London towards Compton, near Reading)
Use the interactive map of the route below to zoom in
From here they head to Reading before turning north-west to head to RAF Fairford.
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