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RAF 100

The Airshow

THE WORLD'S GREATEST AIRSHOW

Few events can rival the intensity, drama and spectacle on offer at the world's greatest airshow. The Air Tattoo, one of the UK's premier outdoor events, returns next summer on 13-15 July and will be marking a very special occasion in 2018, the centenary of the Royal Air Force. As well as commemorating the past achievements, we'll also be celebrating the present and helping to inspire the future of the RAF. 

2017 PRICES HELD, UNDER-18s GO FREE
The 2018 Air Tattoo has been selected by the RAF to be the international celebration of the RAF's Centenary. We will be bringing together air arms, aircraft and those who serve from around the world for a global salute to the RAF; known as RAF100.

With FREE entry for accompanied under-18s and FREE parking for ticket holders, the Air Tattoo always offers great value for money day out.

THREE FULL DAYS
RAF100 at the Air Tattoo will be a full three day event, with over 7 hours of amazing flying on all three days. Friday will be a day not to miss, featuring a Royal Review of aircraft, a 7hr+ flying display and dramatic flypasts to celebrate the Centenary.  Due to the nature of this event, flying participants may be different on each day.

The Air Tattoo is staged in support of the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, a charity set up in 2005 to support the wider RAF family. As well as seeking to develop a spirit of air-mindedness in youngsters, it also aims to promote excellence with the Royal Air Force.

Future dates:
2019 - 19, 20, 21 July
2020 - 17, 18, 19 July 
2021 - 16, 17, 18 July
2022 - 15, 16, 17 July

On behalf of the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, beneficiary of the Royal International Air Tattoo, we look forward to extending a warm welcome to all visitors.

In this section....

  • Aircraft at the Show
    The full list of invited countries, aircraft updates and the flying and static aircraft that will attend the 2018 Air Tattoo
  • Visiting the Show
    Ticket information, help to plan your visit, what's on the showground, photos & video galleries and details on previous shows
  • Commercial Opportunities
    Aerospace and defence industry networking, sponsorship, corporate hospitality as well as trade and exhibition space   
  • Part of the Team
    The Air Tattoo 'family' is made up of a small team of permanent staff, 1500 volunteers, visiting aircrew and local supporters

“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Formula 1 Racing Driver

“This is the best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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