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Confirmed Aircraft 2017

This is where you'll find the complete list of all the exciting aircraft that will be taking part in the 2017 Air Tattoo. 

Please note: aircraft are added to the Aircraft Participation List when we receive written confirmation from a civilian operator or military air arm that they plan to send an aircraft or aerobatic display team. 

Our Frequently Asked Questions page provides further information about aircraft at the Air Tattoo. Find out more about the process for inviting participants


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Flying Static

BelgiumSquadronType On Display
Belgian Air Component
C-130H Hercules 20 Squadron Transport Static      
F-16AM 31/349 Squadron Fighter Flying      
F-16AM 31/349 Squadron Fighter Static      
Sea King Mk48 40 Squadron Helicopter Flying      
GermanySquadronType On Display
German Navy
EC-135 Marinefliegergeschwader 5 Trainer Static      
P-3C Orion Marinefliegergeschwader 3 Maritime Patrol Static      
Sea Lynx Marinefliegergeschwader 5 Multi-Purpose Static      
SpainSquadronType On Display
Spanish Air Force
EF-18AM Hornet x2 TBC Fighter Flying      
SwitzerlandSquadronType On Display
Swiss Air Force
F-5E Tiger II Patrouille Suisse Aerobatic Team Flying      
United KingdomSquadronType On Display
Royal Air Force
Hawk Red Arrows Aerobatic Team Flying      
Lancaster BBMF Heavy Bomber Flying      
Spitfire x 4 BBMF Fighter Flying      
Typhoon FGR.4 29 (Reserve) Squadron Fighter Flying      
United States of AmericaSquadronType On Display
US Air Combat Command
F-16 Fighting Falcon Thunderbirds Demonstration Team Flying      
US Air Force
F-22 Raptor Air Combat Command Fighter Flying      

“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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