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AIR TATTOO SAYS

AIR TATTOO SAYS "COME FLY WITH US"

Visitors to this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo in the Cotswolds are being offered the chance to pilot a revolutionary new aircraft in their world famous flying display. More »

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY SEVEN

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY SEVEN

It's our final Magnificent Seven day as part of our Easter Egg-stravaganza week of aircraft announcements. Find out our latest announcement here, and enter our final 24 hour competition. More »

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY SIX

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY SIX

The week is nearly over - find out our sixth announcement and see what you can win today! More »

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY FIVE

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY FIVE

Find out our fifth announcement, and take a look at what you can win today! More »

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY FOUR

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY FOUR

Take a look at our fourth announcement, and see what you can win! More »

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY THREE

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY THREE

Find out the latest aircraft announcement and see what you can win! More »

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY TWO

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - DAY TWO

Find out our second aircraft announcement and see what you can win! More »

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN AIRCRAFT ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN AIRCRAFT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Today (Monday, March 25) sees the launch of the Air Tattoo's 'Magnificent Seven' Easter Egg-stravaganza of Aircraft. More »

AIR TATTOO UNVEILS SHOW MAKEOVER

AIR TATTOO UNVEILS SHOW MAKEOVER

This summer will see the Royal International Air Tattoo unveil a package of initiatives designed to make the world's greatest airshow even more enjoyable for the thousands of people who flock to the Cotswolds each year for this unique celebration of aviation. More »

ROYAL NAVY SETS SAIL FOR AIR TATTOO

ROYAL NAVY SETS SAIL FOR AIR TATTOO

The wide variety of important roles performed by the Fleet Air Arm will be in the spotlight at this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo. More »

BREITLING TO SEND US THE FAB FOUR

BREITLING TO SEND US THE FAB FOUR

Here's four good reasons why you won't want to miss out on the world's greatest airshow this summer... More »

WE'RE NOT FINNISHED YET!

WE'RE NOT FINNISHED YET!

We have just received a very welcome update from the Finnish Army who have informed us that they will increase their participation at RIAT 2013 to two NH90 TTH Helicopters. More »

AIR TATTOO IN TOP 10 GLOBAL AIRSHOW LIST

AIR TATTOO IN TOP 10 GLOBAL AIRSHOW LIST

One of the most widely-read newspapers in the United States has featured the Royal International Air Tattoo among its top 10 best airshows in the world. More »

LOVE IS IN THE AIR AT THE AIR TATTOO

LOVE IS IN THE AIR AT THE AIR TATTOO

If aircraft received Valentine's Day cards then Vulcan XH558, which has just been confirmed for this summer's Air Tattoo, would be inundated today! More »

BRAZIL CONFIRMS TWO AIRCRAFT FOR 2013

BRAZIL CONFIRMS TWO AIRCRAFT FOR 2013

They'll be doing the samba in Swindon, the tango in Taunton and the lambada in Leeds! More »

'JUPITER' ENTERS AIR TATTOO ORBIT

'JUPITER' ENTERS AIR TATTOO ORBIT

By Jove! Organisers of the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds have just been told how the Colombian Air Force intends to trump its historic and colourful participation at last summer's airshow. More »

AIR TATTOO HAS 'SIX' APPEAL, SAY ENTHUSIASTS

AIR TATTOO HAS 'SIX' APPEAL, SAY ENTHUSIASTS

A leading UK aviation website has announced that the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, in the heart of the Cotswolds, provided six of the Top 10 airshow moments of 2012. More »

RAF DELIVERS AIR TATTOO 'XMAS GIFT'

RAF DELIVERS AIR TATTOO 'XMAS GIFT'

Organisers of the Royal International Air Tattoo have described news of the Royal Air Force's plans for next summer's airshow as an exciting, early Christmas present. More »

AIR TATTOO OFFERS SPICE OF 'LIFE'

AIR TATTOO OFFERS SPICE OF 'LIFE'

The Royal International Air Tattoo has teamed up with the region's most popular lifestyle magazine to offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy the world's greatest airshow next summer from the comfort of a new enclosure. More »

2013 AIR TATTOO TICKET FAQ'S

2013 AIR TATTOO TICKET FAQ'S

For all the information you need about Air Tattoo tickets for 2013, please see below for our ticket FAQ's. More »

INVITED COUNTRIES UPDATE

INVITED COUNTRIES UPDATE

We have launched the 2013 Royal International Air Tattoo with Super Earlybird tickets going on sale along with a variety of enclosure and grandstand options in order to enhance your visit. More »

FRIAT 2013 MEMBERSHIPS NOW ON SALE

FRIAT 2013 MEMBERSHIPS NOW ON SALE

FRIAT 2013 membership packages are now on sale online. More »

SIGNED FRAME SETTLES INTO NEW HOME

SIGNED FRAME SETTLES INTO NEW HOME

A bid of 570 secured Sean Runcie a unique piece of Air Tattoo memorabilia from the 2012 airshow. More »

SCOTTISH AIRSHOW PERFORMED 'VITAL' ROLE

SCOTTISH AIRSHOW PERFORMED 'VITAL' ROLE

Hot on the heels of helping organise the world's largest military airshow at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, a team from the Royal International Air Tattoo headed up to Scotland to help stage its national airshow. More »

'CLASSIC' AIR TATTOO THRILLS VISITORS

'CLASSIC' AIR TATTOO THRILLS VISITORS

ONE OF the best in recent years: that was the verdict after a star-studded line-up lived up to expectations at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. More »

'ZIMI' SIGNS OUT WITH LAST DISPLAY

'ZIMI' SIGNS OUT WITH LAST DISPLAY

THE Swiss aerobatic display team produced a top performance in the last display of this year's Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford. More »

SOUTH KOREANS SCOOP TWO AWARDS

SOUTH KOREANS SCOOP TWO AWARDS

FIRST-TIME participants the South Korean Black Eagles emerged triumphant from the awards night yesterday (Sunday) at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, scooping two prizes. More »

BLACK EAGLES HONOUR VETERANS

BLACK EAGLES HONOUR VETERANS

MEMBERS of the South Korean Black Eagles aerobatic display team have met two Gloucester veterans of the war which kept their country free and democratic during this weekend's Royal International Air Tattoo. More »

ATLAS TAKES TO THE AIR AT FAIRFORD

ATLAS TAKES TO THE AIR AT FAIRFORD

The RAF's future airlifter, the Airbus A400M Atlas, is making its only UK flying appearance this year, taking to the air at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. More »

TWEETERS SING AIR TATTOO PRAISES

TWEETERS SING AIR TATTOO PRAISES

THE Royal International Air Tattoo's been going down well with visitors, who've been singing our praises via social media. More »

AMERICAN HONOUR FOR RAF OFFICER

AMERICAN HONOUR FOR RAF OFFICER

THE Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford was the setting for a medal ceremony of special importance yesterday, when an RAF Air Commodore received a top American honour. More »

JULIAN WINS FLIGHT SIM FLY-OFF

JULIAN WINS FLIGHT SIM FLY-OFF

AN air battle royal took place at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire as six members of the Air Training Corps took to the (simulated) skies for the chance to fly-off against a pilot from the Breitling Jet Team. More »

B-2 CREW ENJOY AIR TATTOO WELCOME

B-2 CREW ENJOY AIR TATTOO WELCOME

THE CREW of the B-2 Spirit Stealth bomber visiting this weekend's Royal International Air Tattoo say they have been amazed and humbled by the welcome they have received at RAF Fairford. More »

VIP TREATMENT FOR AUCTION WINNER

VIP TREATMENT FOR AUCTION WINNER

ONE visitor to this weekend's Royal International Air Tattoo certainly had a day to remember. More »

MODEL PUPILS ANSWER CHALLENGE

MODEL PUPILS ANSWER CHALLENGE

EIGHT TEAMS of students from Cotswolds schools teamed up with engineering firms to compete in a unique challenge at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford today (Saturday 7 July). More »

REDS SIGN UP FOR ARTWORK AUCTION

REDS SIGN UP FOR ARTWORK AUCTION

AEROBATIC superstars The Red Arrows took a break from display work at the Royal International Air Tattoo to sign up for a charity auction. More »

CADETS ENJOY WEEKEND TO REMEMBER

CADETS ENJOY WEEKEND TO REMEMBER

TWO members of the Air Training Corps have already enjoyed a thrilling weekend at the Royal International Air Tattoo, albeit for very different reasons. More »

THE B-2 STEALTH HAS LANDED AT THE AIR TATTOO!

THE B-2 STEALTH HAS LANDED AT THE AIR TATTOO!

The United States Air Force's Global Strike Command B-2A 'Spirit' stealth bomber has landed at the Royal International Air Tattoo! More »

AIR TRAFFICKERS KEEPING AIR TATTOO SAFE

AIR TRAFFICKERS KEEPING AIR TATTOO SAFE

The Royal International Air Tattoo's team of volunteer air traffic controllers will handle nearly 1,000 aircraft movements during the 2012 show. More »

DRUMMING UP A STORM AT AIR TATTOO

DRUMMING UP A STORM AT AIR TATTOO

LOUDER than the Vulcan! The Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) Taiko Drummers made an entry with a bang at the Royal International Air Tattoo when they gave their first overseas performance. More »

ATLAS CHRISTENED AT AIR TATTOO

ATLAS CHRISTENED AT AIR TATTOO

THE RAF has used the Royal International Air Tattoo to christen its next generation transport aircraft. The Airbus A400M - the first of which will be delivered in 2014 - will be officially known as the Atlas. More »

VEHICLES CELEBRATE JUBILEE THEME

VEHICLES CELEBRATE JUBILEE THEME

SOME Very Important Vehicles have arrived at the Royal International Air Tattoo today (Friday) to play their part in the Air Tattoo's Jubilee-themed events. More »

AIRCRAFT WITH ATMOSPHERE

AIRCRAFT WITH ATMOSPHERE

VISITORS to the Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford this weekend will be able to see an aircraft that deliberately flies into violent storms and investigates volcanic ash clouds. More »

AIR TATTOO FIRE FIGHTERS HELP OUT

AIR TATTOO FIRE FIGHTERS HELP OUT

A FIRE engine on duty at the Royal International Air Tattoo played a pivotal role in bringing a huge blaze near Royal Wootton Bassett under control yesterday. More »

WARTIME POLISH HERO FLIES AGAIN

WARTIME POLISH HERO FLIES AGAIN

A WARTIME hero was being honoured at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire today, when an aircraft bearing his likeness touched down. More »

DOUBLE AIRSHOW FIRST FOR COLOMBIA

DOUBLE AIRSHOW FIRST FOR COLOMBIA

THE COLOMBIANS have landed . . . and that means it's all systems go for this weekend's Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. More »

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We are currently receiving a high volume of enquiries about the Air Tattoo. If your question is with regard to the weather please see the statement below. More »

JAPAN ACTS TO STRENGTHEN MILITARY TIES

JAPAN ACTS TO STRENGTHEN MILITARY TIES

Japan said its announcement today that it would be sending an aircraft to participate in its first ever European airshow next week was a step towards developing closer military ties with the UK. More »

STEALTH SET TO STEAL SHOW AT AIR TATTOO

STEALTH SET TO STEAL SHOW AT AIR TATTOO

Organisers of next week's Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford have announced that one of the most popular and distinctive aircraft ever to appear at the airshow will be among almost 300 others taking part from around the world. More »

SLOVAK AIR FORCE MIG-29 CONFIRMED FOR AIR TATTOO

SLOVAK AIR FORCE MIG-29 CONFIRMED FOR AIR TATTOO

Following an absence of 13 years, a MiG-29UB from the Slovak Air Force will once again touch down at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire much to the delight of the thousands of fast jet fans attending next week's Air Tattoo. More »

THE COLOMBIANS ARE ON THEIR WAY TO THE AIR TATTOO

THE COLOMBIANS ARE ON THEIR WAY TO THE AIR TATTOO

The Colombian Air Force will be sending a C-130H Hercules transport aircraft, based at Bogota and a new basic trainer called the T-90 Calima from Cali. More »

NEW AIRCRAFT ADDITIONS CONFIRMED FOR AIR TATTOO

NEW AIRCRAFT ADDITIONS CONFIRMED FOR AIR TATTOO

The Air Tattoo have made 43 additions to the aircraft particpation list today (Thursday 21 June). More »

ANTARES DROPS ANCHOR AT MILITARY AIRSHOW

ANTARES DROPS ANCHOR AT MILITARY AIRSHOW

Anchors aweigh! It'll be plain sailing for one of the more unusual items on static display at the world's largest military airshow this summer. More »

AIR TATTOO SITE BUILD 2012

AIR TATTOO SITE BUILD 2012

It's a beautiful sunny day in Fairford and the site build for RIAT 2012 is progressing well! Watch our slideshow of the site build for the Air Tattoo so far... More »

AIR TATTOO TO SERVE UP TRIPLE TREAT

AIR TATTOO TO SERVE UP TRIPLE TREAT

Organisers of Europe's largest airshow are preparing to serve up a triple helping of historic aircraft as three new nations prepare to touch down at RAF Fairford for the Air Tattoo next month. More »

RAF TO FLY EPIC 'EIIR' TRIBUTE AT AIR TATTOO

RAF TO FLY EPIC 'EIIR' TRIBUTE AT AIR TATTOO

The dramatic flypast of RAF Hawks that flew over Windsor Castle at the weekend as part of the Armed Forces' tribute to HM The Queen will provide the centrepiece of the Royal International Air Tattoo's Diamond Jubilee celebrations at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire this summer. More »

FLYPAST OF RAF HEAVYWEIGHTS

FLYPAST OF RAF HEAVYWEIGHTS

GIANT aircraft from the RAF's air transport and air-to-air refuelling fleets will fill the sky over RAF Fairford next month when they take part in a unique flypast at the Royal International Air Tattoo. More »

SPARKLING START TO AIR TATTOO PREVIEW

SPARKLING START TO AIR TATTOO PREVIEW

DARE-DEVIL parachutists provided a taste of what's to come when they dropped in to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire today (Tuesday, May 29). More »

POLISH AIR FORCE MIG-29 CONFIRMED FOR AIR TATTOO

POLISH AIR FORCE MIG-29 CONFIRMED FOR AIR TATTOO

One of the world's most potent Soviet-built jet fighters, will make a welcome appearance at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford this summer. More »

BLACK EAGLES SET TO SOAR INTO AIR TATTOO

BLACK EAGLES SET TO SOAR INTO AIR TATTOO

Few aerobatic display teams performing in Europe this year will be as eagerly anticipated as the Black Eagles from South Korea. More »

GLOVES OFF AS FIGHTERS ENTER AIR TATTOO 'RING'

GLOVES OFF AS FIGHTERS ENTER AIR TATTOO 'RING'

Fast jet fans will be in seventh heaven following news that two of the world's leading fighter jets have been added to the flying programme at this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo. More »

RARE JET SET TO BE TSAR OF THE SHOW

RARE JET SET TO BE TSAR OF THE SHOW

A state-of-the-art combat jet used to train Russian Air Force fighter pilots will give a rarely-seen demonstration of its light attack capabilities at this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo. More »

B-52 PROVES JUST THE TICKET FOR AIR TATTOO

B-52 PROVES JUST THE TICKET FOR AIR TATTOO

Visitors to this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo, which will be celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, will have good reason to celebrate 60 glorious years of a different kind! More »

RARITIES JOIN AIR TATTOO LINE-UP

RARITIES JOIN AIR TATTOO LINE-UP

Aircraft fans looking for something a little out of the ordinary this summer will be delighted by news of the latest participants released by Air Tattoo organisers. More »

RAF AIR POWER ON SHOW AT AIR TATTOO

RAF AIR POWER ON SHOW AT AIR TATTOO

Two of the world's most potent fast jets are among a stellar line-up of RAF aircraft joining celebrations marking the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo. More »

HOME IS WHERE THE HAWK IS FOR PILOT PHIL

HOME IS WHERE THE HAWK IS FOR PILOT PHIL

ONE of the RAF pilots displaying at this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo will have good cause to recognise the view of Fairford below because he lives there! More »

AIR TATTOO STRIKES GOLD AT AWARDS

AIR TATTOO STRIKES GOLD AT AWARDS

Organisers of the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford are delighted that the airshow has won 'Best Event of the Year' in the 2012 Cotswolds Tourism Awards. More »

RARE OSPREY TO SWOOP AT AIR TATTOO

RARE OSPREY TO SWOOP AT AIR TATTOO

A unique-looking aircraft that is both a helicopter and an aeroplane will make a very rare appearance in the UK when it takes part in the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford this summer. More »

ELLIE'S U-2 DREAMS COME TRUE

ELLIE'S U-2 DREAMS COME TRUE

When nine-year-old Ellie Carter from Devon wrote to the organisers of the Royal International Air Tattoo asking if they would invite her favourite aircraft to July's event little did she know what lay in store. More »

AL FURSAN CONFIRMED FOR EUROPEAN DEBUT

AL FURSAN CONFIRMED FOR EUROPEAN DEBUT

Aviation history will be made this summer when a newly-formed Middle Eastern aerobatics display team makes its European debut at a UK airshow. More »

AVIATION JEWEL SET FOR DIAMOND DISPLAY

AVIATION JEWEL SET FOR DIAMOND DISPLAY

Sixty years since it first took to the skies, the most iconic aircraft of the Cold War era will be at this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo for a double celebration as the airshow marks the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. More »

EAGLE-EYED ELLIE SOLVES 'MYSTERY'

EAGLE-EYED ELLIE SOLVES 'MYSTERY'

The search for Ellie is over! Having spotted our plea on the Air Tattoo website, nine-year-old Ellie Carter from Devon alerted her mother who kindly got in touch with us. More »

WE'RE TOP OF THE TV ADVERTS

WE'RE TOP OF THE TV ADVERTS

AT THE International Council of Airshows (ICAS) annual convention in Las Vegas in December, the Air Tattoo won the category for Commercial Television Ad: Large Show. More »

AIRSHOW 'DESPERATELY SEEKING' DEVON ELLIE

AIRSHOW 'DESPERATELY SEEKING' DEVON ELLIE

It's a case of 'Desperately Seeking Ellie' for the organisers of the world's largest military airshow after we received a touching letter from a Devon schoolgirl. More »

AIR TATTOO FLIES HIGH IN AWARDS

AIR TATTOO FLIES HIGH IN AWARDS

READERS of an online aviation magazine have awarded the Royal International Air Tattoo the prestigious title of the Best UK Airshow of 2011. More »

CHARITABLE TRUST OFFERS INJURED WARM WELCOME

CHARITABLE TRUST OFFERS INJURED WARM WELCOME

Injured RAF Service personnel taken to the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine Selly Oak will receive special welcome bags thanks to the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust. More »

AIR TATTOO TICKET SURGE REPORTED

AIR TATTOO TICKET SURGE REPORTED

People planning to attend next summer's Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford have already snapped up thousands of specially-discounted tickets, organisers have revealed. More »

NEW AIRCRAFT AREA LAUNCHED ON AIRTATTOO.COM

NEW AIRCRAFT AREA LAUNCHED ON AIRTATTOO.COM

Discovering which new aircraft have been added to the Air Tattoo participation list is all part of the exciting build-up to the world's greatest airshow! So we've decided to make it even more tantalising. More »

AIR TATTOO UNVEILS FACE OF AIRSHOW

AIR TATTOO UNVEILS FACE OF AIRSHOW

A FICTIONAL fast jet pilot named 'Ace Mandala' has been unveiled as the face of next summer's Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, organisers have announced. More »

“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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