RAF Eurofighter Typhoon display at RIAT 2023 (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Air Tattoo 2023 winners announced

As well as being an airshow visited by 150,000 people, the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) is a competition for participants and this year’s winners were recently announced at the event’s annual award ceremony. Winners included the RAF Typhoon Display team which won The Steedman Display Sword (British participant with [read more]

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Air Tattoo to go ahead despite wind and rain

Following Friday’s washout which saw just a handful of aircraft get airborne, the organisers of the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) at RAF Fairford have confirmed that Saturday will go ahead as planned. The Met Office is forecasting rain, thunderstorms and wind gusts up to 45mph for the Gloucestershire base [read more]

Red Arrows flypast
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Weather could scupper Coronation flypast

Met staff at air bases around the UK will be watching the weather reports with extra vigour this weekend as the forecasts for the London could scupper the planned flypast of military aircraft for the Coronation of King Charles III. The Met Office is currently predicting cloudy and wet conditions [read more]

Weston Air Festival (Image: P. Harrison)
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Weston Air Festival will not return in 2023

Weston Air Festival, the popular free airshow held at Weston Super Mare will not return in 2023 after the county council said it could not afford the subsidy needed to run the show. The event needs a subsidy of £135,000 which North Somerset Council said it could not justify during [read more]