RAF Red Arrows display team make final preparations for North America tour

ITV News broadcasts the first in a three-part series on the Red Arrows on Calendar Credit: ITV News

On Monday (5 August), the Red Arrows will head to the US and Canada for what has been described as their largest overseas deployment in a generation.

The Red Arrows during the Festival of Flight in Newcastle, Co Down. Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA Images

Our cameras have been given exclusive access to the air base at RAF Scampton, near Lincoln, where they are based, as the pilots and crew make their final preparations for the tour.

Adam Fowler has the first in our three-part series.

WATCH: 'Red Arrows – Mission to North America' (part one)

WATCH: 'Red Arrows – The Blues' (part two)

WATCH: 'Red Arrows – The Reds' (part three)