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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

AustraliaSquadronType On Display
Royal Australian Air Force
E-7A Wedgetail 2 Squadron ISTAR Static      
AustriaSquadronType On Display
Austrian Air Force
J105Öe Düsentrainerstaffel Advanced Trainer Static      
J105Öe Düsentrainerstaffel Advanced Trainer Flying      
BelgiumSquadronType On Display
Belgian Air Component
C-130H Hercules 20 Squadron Transport Static      
F-16AM 1 Sqn Fighter Static      
F-16AM 31/349 Squadron Fighter Flying      
F-16AM 349 Squadron Fighter Static      
Sea King Mk48 40 Squadron Helicopter Flying      
CanadaSquadronType On Display
Royal Canadian Air Force
CC-177 Globemaster 429 Transport Sqn Transport Static      
CH-147F Chinook 450 Tactical Helicopter Sqn Transport Static      
CivilianSquadronType On Display
A400M Airbus Defence and Space Transport Flying      
A-4N Skyhawk Discovery Air Services Fighter Static   Sat Sun
Beech 18S Carlo Ferrari General Aviation Static      
BN-2T Defender Britten-Norman Utility Static      
BN-2T Islander (Mod) Britten Norman Utility Static      
Bulldog T.1 Pitbull Basic Trainer Static      
C42a (x2) AirBourne Aviation General Aviation Static      
CM170 Magister H. Boukharouba Jet Trainer Static      
DA-40 Diamond Star Bruno Stoker General Aviation Static      
DA-42 Twin Star Airways Aviation General Aviation Static      
DHC-1 Chipmunk Redhill Tailwheel Flying Club General Aviation Static      
EA400 Bruno Stocker Touring Static      
EV-97 Eurostar SL RAF Halton Microlight Club Trainer Static      
EV-97 Team Eurostar RAF Halton Microlight Club Trainer Static      
Extra 300L Royal Jordanian Falcons Aerobatic Team Flying      
G-550 Gulfstream Business Jet Static      
Global 6000 Bombardier ISTAR Static      
Grand Caravan EX Textron Utility Static      
Grob 120TP Affinity Flying Services Trainer Static      
Hunter Mk.58 Hawker Hunter Aviation Fighter Static      
Jet Provost Mk.5 Jet Aerobatics Trainer Static      
OV-10B Bronco Eureka Aviation Ground Attack Static      
P2002-JF Sierra RAF Halton Aeroplane Club Trainer Static      
P2008JC RAFFCA General Aviation Static      
P2008JC RAFFCA General Aviation Static      
P-51B 'Berlin Express' Dan Friedkin Fighter Flying      
P-51D Mustang Hangar 11 Fighter Flying      
PA-28-180 Professional Flight Trg General Aviation Static      
PA-28R Professional Flight Trg General Aviation Static      
Phenom 100 Affinity Flying Services Trainer Static      
Piaggio R166C I Fenicotteri General Aviation Static      
Provost T.1 Shuttleworth Collection Trainer Static      
RANS S6 Coyote The Georgia Williams Trust Light Aircraft Static      
Scorpion Textron Ground Attack Static      
Skyvan Eureka Aviation Utility Static      
Strikemaster Mk.82A NWMAS Jet Trainer Static      
T-6C Affinity Flying Services Trainer Static      
TB20 Trinidad Bruno Stoker General Aviation Static      
Czech RepublicSquadronType On Display
Czech Republic Air Force
JAS-39 Gripen 211th Tactical Squadron Fighter Flying      
L-159 ALCA TBC Light Attack Flying      
L-159 ALCA TBC Light Attack Static      
DenmarkSquadronType On Display
Royal Danish Air Force
CL-604 Eskadrille 721 Transport Static      
FinlandSquadronType On Display
Finnish Air Force
Midnight Hawks Hävittäjälentolaivue 41 Aerobatic Team Flying      
Finnish Army Aviation
NH90 TTH 2.HK/HekoP Helicopter Static      
FranceSquadronType On Display
French Air Force
Alpha Jet TBC Trainer Static      
Alpha Jet TBC Jet Trainer Static      
Mirage 2000D Couteau Delta Demonstration Team Flying      
Rafale Solo Display Team Fighter Flying      
GermanySquadronType On Display
German Air Force
A400M LTG-62 Transport Static      
Eurofighter EF2000/T TLG-73 Fighter Static      
Eurofighter EF2000/T TLG-74 Fighter Static      
Tornado PA200 IDS/ECR TG-51 Fighter - Ground Attack Static      
Transall C-160D LTG-61 Transport Static      
German Navy
EC-135 Marinefliegergeschwader 5 Trainer Static      
Sea King Mk.41 MFG-5 Helicopter Static      
Sea Lynx Marinefliegergeschwader 5 Multi-Purpose Static      
GreeceSquadronType On Display
Hellenic Air Force
F-4E Phantom 117 Combat Wing Fighter Static      
F-4E Phantom 117 Combat Wing Fighter Static      
HungarySquadronType On Display
Hungarian Air Force
JAS-39C/D Gripen 59Wing / 1 Sqn 'Puma' Fighter Static      
IrelandSquadronType On Display
Irish Air Corps
EC-135P TBC Helicopter Static      
PC-9M Flying Training School Trainer Static      
ItalySquadronType On Display
Italian Air Force
C-27J Spartan TBC Transport Flying      
M-346 Master TBC Trainer Flying      
Tornado A-200 TBC Fighter Flying      
JapanSquadronType On Display
Japan Air Self Defense Force
KC-767J 404 Hikotai Tanker - Transport Static      
JordanSquadronType On Display
Royal Jordanian Air Force
C-130H 3 Squadron Transport Static      
NATOSquadronType On Display
E-3A AEW&CF ISTAR Static      
NetherlandsSquadronType On Display
Royal Netherlands Air Force
C-130H-30 336 Squadron Transport Static      
Do-228 334 Squadron Static      
PakistanSquadronType On Display
Pakistan Air Force
C-130E Hercules 21 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
PolandSquadronType On Display
Polish Navy
Antonov AN-28B1R 44th Naval Air Base Maritime Surveillance Static      
QatarSquadronType On Display
Qatar Emiri Air Force
C-130J-30 Hercules Airlift Wing Transport Static      
SloveniaSquadronType On Display
Slovenian Air Force
Let 410 107.Letalska Baza Transport Static      
PC-9M LETŠ Trainer Flying      
SpainSquadronType On Display
Spanish Air Force
EF-18AM Hornet TBC Fighter Flying      
SwedenSquadronType On Display
Swedish Air Force
JAS 39C Gripen TBC Fighter Flying      
JAS 39D Gripen TBC Fighter Static      
SwitzerlandSquadronType On Display
Swiss Air Force
F-5E Tiger II Patrouille Suisse Aerobatic Team Flying      
TurkeySquadronType On Display
Turkish Air Force
F-16 SoloTurk Fighter Flying      
United KingdomSquadronType On Display
Army Air Corps
Defender 4000 651 Sqn Utility Static      
WAH-64D Apache 4 Regiment Helicopter Static      
WAH-64D Apache HQAHF Helicopter Flying      
Wildcat AH.1 TBC Helicopter Static      
A109E Power ETPS Helicopter Static      
Alpha Jet ETPS Jet Trainer Static      
RJ70/100 ETPS Utility Static      
Royal Air Force
A400M Atlas C.1 70 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
A400M Atlas C.1 70 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
C-17A Globemaster III 99 Sqn Transport Static      
Chinook HC.4 TBC Helicopter Flying      
Griffin HT.1 60 (R) Squadron Helicopter Static      
Grob Tutor Bristol UAS Trainer Static      
H135 Juno HT.1 DHFS Helicopter Static      
H145 Jupiter HT.1 DHFS Helicopter Static      
Hawk T.1A 100 Sqn Trainer Static      
Hawk T.2 I (V) R Sqn Trainer Static      
King Air 200/350 No 45 (R) Sqn Advanced Trainer Static      
Lancaster BBMF Heavy Bomber Flying      
Puma HC.2 33/230 Sqn Helicopter Static      
Spitfire x 4 BBMF Fighter Flying      
Squirrel HT.1 CFS (H) Helicopter Static      
The Red Arrows Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team Aerobatic Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
Tornado GR.4 12 (B) Sqn Fighter - Ground Attack Static      
Tornado GR.4 12 (B) Sqn Ground Attack Static      
Tucano T.1 72 (R) Sqn Trainer Static      
Typhoon FGR.4 1 (F) Sqn Fighter - Ground Attack Static      
Typhoon FGR.4 29 (Reserve) Squadron Fighter Flying      
Typhoon FGR.4 6 Sqn Fighter Static      
Vigilant T.1 2FTS Trainer Static      
Viking TX.1 2FTS Trainer Static      
Voyager KC2/3 10/101 Squadron Tanker Static      
Royal Navy
Hawk T.1 736 NAS Trainer Static      
King Air / Avenger T.1 750 NAS Trainer Static      
Merlin HC3/3A 815 NAS Helicopter Static      
Merlin HM.2 TBC Helicopter Static      
Sea King ASaC.7 849 NAS Helicopter Static      
Wildcat HMA.2 TBC Helicopter Static      
United States of AmericaSquadronType On Display
US Air Combat Command
F-22 Raptor Air Combat Command Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
The Thunderbirds USAF Air Demonstration Squadron Demonstration Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
US Air Force
B-1 Lancer 28th BW Heavy Bomber Static      
B-52 Stratofortress 2nd BW Heavy Bomber Static      
U-2 TBC Reconnaissance Aircraft Static   Sat Sun
US Air Force Reserve Command
C-17A 315AW/701AS Transport Static      
US Air Force Special Operations Command
CV-22B Osprey 352 SOW/7 SOS Tactical Transport Flying      
CV-22B Osprey 352 SOW/7 SOS Tactical Transport Static      
MC-130J Commando II 352 SOW/67 SOS Tactical Transport Static      
US Air Forces Europe
C-21A 86AW / 76 AS Transport Static      
F-15C Eagle 48FW / 493FS Fighter Static      
F-15C Eagle 48FW / 493FS Fighter Static      
F-15E Strike Eagle 48FW Fighter Static      
F-16C 52FW/480FS Fighter Static      
F-16C 52FW/480FS Fighter Static      
HH-60G Pave Hawk 48FW / 56 RQS Helicopter Static      
KC-135R 100 ARW / 351 ARS Tanker Static      
US Navy
P-8A Poseidon TBC Maritime Patrol Static      
P-40 Kittyhawk Hangar 11 Fighter
Piper Cub Andrew Blackford Trainer
German Navy
P-3C Orion Marinefliegergeschwader 3 Maritime Patrol
Royal Netherlands Air Force
KDC-10 334 Squadron Tanker
Slovenian Air Force
PC-9M LETŠ Trainer
Lithuanian Air Force
C-27J Spartan Transport Sqn Transport

“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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