The Royal International Air Tattoo

Spectators viewing static aircraft

The annual Royal International Air Tattoo will take place at RAF Fairford over the weekend of the 8-10 July in Gloucestershire.

Celebrating aviation excellence, the Royal International Air Tattoo will host over seven hours of thrilling flying displays and static aircraft park for upwards of 130,000 visitors.

With two miles of entertainment on the ground and non-stop action in the skies this is a great family day out - and under 16s go free!

Keep an eye on the weather forecast to check whether the skies will be clear for the air displays.

For further information about the event, visit the official The Royal International Air Tattoo website.

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8-10 July - Check the weather forecast at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire for The Royal International Air Tattoo.

Officially recognised as the world's largest military airshow in 2003 by the Guinness World Records with 535 aircraft in attendance, Europe's greatest airshow hosts a 7.5 hour flying display, with a variety of aircraft taking part, including:

  • RAF Red Arrows
  • Royal Jordanian Falcons
  • RAF Typhoon Solo Display
  • Airbus Military A400M 

A variety of aircraft will also be on show from around the world including:

  • Helicopters
  • Fighter aircraft
  • VIP transportation
  • Civil aircraft
  • Display team aircraft, including the Breitling Wingwalking Team

This year's theme is The Next Generation: Inspiring Innovation, which aims to fire the imagination of the next generation of engineers, scientists and aviators. Visitors can also expect to see cutting-edge aircraft technology on display, including fast jets, multi-engine transporters, helicopters and surveillance platforms as well as the world's greatest international aerobatic display teams.

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