New Officer Commanding for the Red Arrows

A new Officer Commanding of the Red Arrows formally takes up the role today, responsible for the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team. Wing Commander David Montenegro is in charge of the entire 130-strong team, comprising RAF regular and reserve personnel, working alongside civil service colleagues and others. He succeeds Wg Cdr Andrew Keith, who has been Officer Commanding, Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (OC RAFAT), since September 2017.

It is a return to the Red Arrows for Wg Cdr Montenegro, having been a team pilot between 2009 and 2011 and then the Team Leader from 2015 until 2017.

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