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Red Arrows escape new F1 ban on 'military' flyovers

Silverstone has confirmed that the Red Arrows flypast - a traditional part of the pre-race build-up to the British Grand Prix - will still go ahead in 2022 despite a new ban on displays by military aircraft at this year's events. In an email to race promoters, Formula 1 said it had made the decision to prohibit flypasts on environmental grounds, as part of the sport's ongoing campaign to reduce its carbon footprint. The sport has committed to achieving a net zero-carbon footprint by 2030. As part of that plan, teams will switch to 100 per cent sustainable fuels from 2026 when a new engine is scheduled to be introduced. With that in mind, passenger jets using sustainable fuels will still be...
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