New Red Arrows-themed rollercoaster unveiled in Blackpool

Tourists on Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be treated to a special performance by the Red Arrows as a white-knuckle rollercoaster named after the display team is opened.


Large crowds and blue skies at Blackpool Pleasure Beach for the Red Arrows display.

The new £2 million Red Arrows Skyforce attraction is 72 feet high and will take thrill-seekers on a 360 degree tour of the skies above the resort.


Blackpool Pleasure Beach for the team’s display this afternoon. The show coincided with the opening of the new Red Arrows Skyforce.

Once back on the ground, holidaymakers can also check out a dedicated Red Arrows shop, featuring exclusive merchandise and souvenirs designed for Blackpool Pleasure Beach.


Red 10, Squadron Leader Mike Ling, helped officially launch the ride and also met cadets from 177 (Blackpool Airport) Sqn ATC.


Red 10 selfie with the cadets from 177 Sqn ATC, who provided a guard of honour at the opening event.

Following the show, the Red Arrows head abroad for a display in Corsica, before performing at the Vaxjo Air Show in Sweden at the start of June.