Posted: Mon 6th Jun 2016

“Team Raven” Join The Bill For Rhyl Air Show 2016

This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 6th, 2016

Adventurous pilots will once again take to the skies above Rhyl Seafront to entertain thousands of people this summer. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Denbighshire County Council has now confirmed that Team Raven will be participating at the free Air Show being held on the weekend of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Team Raven is a formation aerobatic display team that was formed in May 2014 after Team Osprey and Team Viper disbanded. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Their confirmation for this year’s Air show follows news that the Red Arrows, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (including the Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane) and the RAF’s Falcons Parachute Display Team and Griffin Helicopter will all be appearing at the show. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Huw Jones, lead Member for Community Development said: “It’s great news that Team Raven has now confirmed their participation in this Summer Rhyl Air Show. The Air Show is an important event for a number of reasons. Not only does it give local people a world class spectacle on their doorstep, but it also attracts many thousands of visitors to Denbighshire, helping to generate more spending in our hotels, shops, pubs, restaurants and other businesses. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Jamie Groves, Head of Facilities, Assets and Housing said: “Air show fans can rest assured that we’re continuing to work hard on the 2016 final line-up, with details of other aircraft and entertainment to be confirmed very soon. We are delighted to once again be able to bring a top class free event to the Denbighshire coast, one of a number happening during 2016 and to reinforce our ongoing commitment to providing excellent leisure facilities and events across Denbighshire” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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