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Red arrows fly over Pakistan for first time in 20 years

The Red Arrows are based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire. Photo: Red Arrows Twitter

Red Arrows pilots flew over Pakistan yesterday for the first time in 20 years as part of a five-week overseas tour.

Aircraft from the display team performed a precision show of loops, rolls and close-passes in front of thousands of people.

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The team has already visited France, Greece, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar as part of the tour.

Following Pakistan, the Red Arrows will display in Bahrain before a flypast in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and then will return home.

Famous for flying British-built BAE Systems Hawk fast-jets in a Diamond Nine formation, the Red Arrows are based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.