** RAF Falcons swoop into NI **


The RAF Parachute team the RAF Falcons today released their schedule and have 2 Northern Ireland shows in their 2018 dates.

First up is Newcastle on Saturday11th August followed by a trip to Portrush on the 2nd September (Sunday only)

Last in Northern Ireland in Newcastle at the 2014 Festival of Flight, they put on a great display with their smoke after jumping from a Cessna Sky Caravan and landing on the Beach.

The Falcons are the official parachute team of the RAF and are based at based at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

The RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team is the only centrally funded, professional, military parachute display team in the UK.

Their exciting free fall display, which includes advanced manoeuvres, falling at speeds up to 120mph, and their famous unique non-contact canopy stack manages to captivate all spectators.

It will be great to see them back in NI. It is not known yet what aircraft they will jump from.

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