Slideshow: The Blades in flight

The Blades Aerobatic team gave a glimpse of their latest routines while practising over Sywell.

And former Telegraph chief photographer Glyn Dobbs was there to catch all the thrills and spills on camera.

With over 30,000 hours of flying between them, The Blades are all are former Red Arrows pilots and perform at dozens of air shows and events every year.

This year’s calendar has yet to be finalised – for the latest news see their website.