RAF Typhoon Display Team performs (Picture: MOD).
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Coronavirus: RAF Suspends Displays Until 'Further Notice'

The announcement comes days after the Red Arrows confirmed its annual overseas training had been cancelled over the coronavirus pandemic.

RAF Typhoon Display Team performs (Picture: MOD).

The RAF has announced the suspension of all air and band displays until "further notice" amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The suspension will affect a number of the Air Force's display teams, including the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, the Typhoon Display team and the Chinook Display team.

Performances by the RAF Pipe Band, RAF Music Services and all RAF voluntary bands have also been suspended.

The RAF said "no decision" has yet been taken on the upcoming season and that it will continue to work with event organisers.

The announcement follows the decision to cancel overseas training for the Red Arrows.

Major air shows including the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford and the Royal Navy International Air Day at RNAS Yeovilton have already been called off over COVID-19.

Meanwhile, the annual Armed Forces Day, due to be held in Scarborough in June, has also been cancelled.

Cover image: Typhoon Display team at last year's Royal International Air Tattoo (Picture: MOD).