The Red Arrows – Walkpast at Waddington Airshow 2013

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The Red Arrows – Walkpast at Waddington Air Show 2013

Those speaker poles got in the way of lots of shots.

Good to see the Red Arrows get a warm round of applause as they walked by but it was bad timing to do this in the middle of the Patrouille de France display!

Below; up above.

10 comments on “The Red Arrows – Walkpast at Waddington Airshow 2013
  1. paul says:

    i have a similar shot …..i will post it sometime .
    they did it deliberate to draw attention back on themselves entent cordiale :-).

  2. stopherjones says:

    Walkpast…? Is that was health and safety has come to these days 😉

    Great drama in the aerial shot, like the parting of the waves

    • Ian D B says:

      Lol, yeah. Aviation fuel costs being so high, the crew walking past in formation – or doing individual displays of stunt walking – could be something we see more of in future.

  3. Ang Wickham says:

    LOL ‘walking past in formation’.
    poor buggers, given the speeds they are used to operating at, they must have felt very human here, troweling through the grass. great team shot, great that they all bear smiles.

  4. rob finch says:

    Nice to get a different perspective Ian – they did a great display and that split manouevre is quite something to see and you caught it beautifully (funny I just put same on from YV).

    Been trying to find the origin of ‘Gypo’ but apart from the leader stating it rhymes with hippo no-one seems to know. As for Enid – well we all do…? 🙂

  5. Dave says:

    Bloody hell Ian – I know we are suffering from cutbacks at the RAF but a walkpast !

  6. “Red 3? Is that smoke your trailing or last nights Curry?

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