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Black Cat Season 2009

Lt Dave Lilly
Lt AJ Thompson RN

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 2009 season of the Royal Navy’s Helicopter Display Team, “The Black Cats”.  This year marks a major milestone for the Royal Navy with the 100th anniversary of Naval aviation and the team are looking forward to seeing you at the various events to celebrate this occasion.  Lt Dave Lilly, last years Black 2, has taken over as the lead pilot supported by the team’s new pilot, Lt AJ Thompson.  The dates below will form the main spine of the season’s performances but please watch this space for any additional displays programmed throughout the year. 

Date Event
24 - 25 May Southend
14 Jun Cosford
20 - 21 Jun Kemble
27 - 28 Jun Biggin Hill
3 - 5 Jul Goodwood Festival of Speed
11 Jul VLN
11 - 12 Jul Swansea
16 - 19 Jul RIAT
25 - 26 Jul Sunderland
29 Jul Culdrose
19 - 23 Aug Bournemouth
22 - 23 Aug Shoreham
5 - 6 Sep Navy Days Plymouth
10 Sep Guernsey/Jersey
12 Sep Leuchars
26 - 27 Sep Southport
23 - 25 Oct CVS Liverpool