Justin Hughes

Justin Hughes

Former Red Arrow and RAF fighter pilot, Justin Hughes offers a fascinating insight into the workings of the world’s premier formation aerobatic team. He is an adept and inspirational after dinner and keynote speaker.


As an 18 year old Army Officer, Justin then obtained a degree in physics and subsequently joined the Royal Air Force. For six years he flew the Tornado F3, the RAF’s front-line air defence fighter aircraft, taking part in both training and operational deployments all over the world, including support of the UN peacekeeping operation.  He became a ‘force commander’ on the Tornado, qualified to lead any scale of mission in any theatre.  Justin was subsequently selected for the Red Arrows performing over 250 displays worldwide and was the Deputy Team Leader and Executive Officer.

Justin is an inspiring speaker with a wealth of experience in delivering results in an environment where failure is not an option and mistakes cost lives. He has the ability to motivate and entertain any audience.

Justin Hughes also offers the opportunity to deliver exciting seminars which involve a highly engaging insight into high-performance organisations. Through a powerful blend of dramatic in-cockpit video footage, interactive group exercises and real-life case studies, Justin and his team create a high-impact event which is guaranteed to inform, engage and inspire.

His presentations are:

• High impact, entertaining, memorable, relevant

• Tailored to, and aligned with your corporate objectives

• Stand alone event or integrated into a larger conference

• For audiences from 10 to 1000

• Delivered by a team of fighter pilots in flying suits

• Deliverable worldwide

As a former Red Arrow & RAF fighter pilot, Justin offers an insight into the workings of the world's most celebrated formation aerobatic team.