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Red Arrow planes could be re-created in Lego

Red arrows Credit: PA

Fans of the Red Arrows could see the legendary aerial acrobatics team's planes made into in Lego after an online petition reached its target of ten thousand signatures.

The Danish company will now consider manufacturing a Lego model of the world-renowned Hawk jets, which fly out of RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.

A prototype has already been built, and it'll be reviewed by Lego's own designers to see if it's suitable for distribution.

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Government bans Red Arrows using Scottish colours

The Red Arrows fly over Celtic Park, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Credit: PA

It's being reported that the new Defence Secretary over-ruled plans for the Red Arrows to trail the colours of the Scottish flag at the Commonwealth Games.

According to the Daily Mail, Michael Fallon said it would have been a highly political statement.

It would have come just weeks ahead of a referendum in Scotland on whether the country should become independent.

Red Arrows' collision with bird

It's the RAF Waddington Air Show today and organisers are reassuring people that the Red Arrows will still be performing - despite one of the planes colliding with a bird!

It's been a busy weekend for the air acrobatic team - the helped the Tour de France get underway yesterday in Yorkshire.

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