The Red Arrows at RIAT 2023 (Image: UK Aviation Media)
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25,000 tickets already sold for Air Tattoo 2024

The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2024, which takes place from the 19th to the 21st of July next year at RAF Fairford has already sold 25,000 tickets according to organisers. The Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises (RAFCTE), which organises and puts on the annual air show, has said [read more]

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]

A B2 and F15 flypast at the Royal International Air Tattoo (UK Aviation Media)
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Air Tattoo cancelled for 2nd year in a row

The Royal international air tattoo at RAF Fairford has been cancelled for the second year running due to the restrictions in place because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Europe’s largest military air show normally takes place in July but has now joined the growing list of cancelled air shows. In a [read more]

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, and a British Airways Boeing 747 delighted the crowds with a flypast at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford. The Boeing 747 has been painted in the airline’s predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) livery to mark British Airways’ centenary this year. This weekend, the Red Arrows are performing in the UK for the final time this season – before embarking on their biggest-ever tour of North America. Imagery taken from Red 10’s aircraft piloted by Red 10, Sqn Ldr Adam Collins with Circus 10, Cpl Ashley Keates, Photographer in the rear seat.
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2020 Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford cancelled

The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2020 has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The UK’s biggest military air show attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year to RAF Fairford and raises money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. The event had been due to take place in July. [read more]