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 20-21 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.

The Il Frecce Tricolori, the world's largest aerobatics display team, will also make their only UK appearance in 2013 at the Royal International Air Tattoo.

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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20-21 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 returns with air arms from 25 nations and 10 hot-air balloons.

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

  • Helicopters, such as the Army Air Corps Apache aircraft flown by Prince Harry
  • Fighter aircraft
  • VIP transportation
  • Civil aircraft
  • Display team aircraft, including the Breitling Wingwalking Team

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.