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The time and route the Red Arrows will fly over Kent today

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A famous Royal Air Force display team is set to fly over Kent today.

The Red Arrows will take to the skies this afternoon as they fly to the Battle of Britain Airshow in Headcorn, near Ashford.

As part of their journey, the team will fly past Benenden, Headcorn, Harrietsham and Sevenoaks before heading towards Surrey.

Read more: How to get tickets to see the Red Arrows

The Red Arrows have started performing again after the coronavirus crisis caused a number of air shows to be axed.

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And the popular Hawk T1s were grounded earlier this year after a plane crashed in Cornwall causing two pilots to eject.

But the formation team will be leaving RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, at 9.35am, giving history buffs the chance to see them.

They will reach Kent just before 1pm, after flying down from the midlands in the morning.

Before the Red Arrows reach Kent, the team will cross from Hampshire into East Sussex at approximately 12.40pm.

They are expected to reach Benenden in Kent at 12.49pm and Sevenoaks by 1.15pm.

Red Arrows route in full

he Red Arrows perform during the Biggin Hill Festival of Flight at Biggin Hill Airport in 2018

Red Arrows – Headcorn (Battle of Britain Airshow) Display – Friday 25 June 2021 (Times in BST):

1. Farnborough – 12.36pm

2. Elstead – 12.38pm

3. Pulborough – 12.41pm

4. Newhaven – 12.45pm

5. Northiam – 12.48pm

6. Benenden – 12.49pm

7. Headcorn – 12.50pm

8. Harrietsham – 1.12pm

9. Sevenoaks – 1.15pm

10. Reigate – 1.18pm

11. Pirbright – 1.20pm

12. Farnborough – 1.21pm

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