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Volunteer Commendations



A selection of thoughts and opinions from celebrities, senior military personnel and organisations; all singing their praises for the Air Tattoo volunteers.


15 news stories

Amanda Butcher, Director, RAFCT

12 June 2016

Like many charities and voluntary organisation the RAF Charitable Trust relies on volunteers to support our work and to spread...

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Flying Scholarships for Disabled People

12 June 2016

The Trustees of Flying Scholarships for Disabled People would like to say a big thank-you to the volunteers of The...

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Patrouille Suisse

12 June 2016

For many years the Royal International Air Tattoo has been a highlight during our airshow season, because of the...

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The RAF Red Arrows

11 June 2016

Being the largest airshow of its type in the world, the contribution of volunteers at the Royal International Air...

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Flying Scholarships for Disabled People charity

11 June 2016

The Trustees of Flying Scholarships for Disabled People would like to say a big thank-you to the volunteers of The...

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Nick Worswick, FRIAT Member

10 June 2016

The wooden terrace at Greenham Common seems a long time ago. The then FIAT Staff always tried to give us...

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HRH The Duke of Kent

09 June 2016

I have been attending Air Tattoos since the 1970s and have enjoyed watching this incredible event grow in size...

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BAE Systems

08 June 2016

"RIAT could not run without the support of the amazing volunteer force who give up their time each year to...

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A3 Events

07 June 2016

"It has been my pleasure to have worked at The RIAT for the last 16 years and in that time...

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Northrop Grumman

06 June 2016

Northrop Grumman is proud to be a sponsor of RIAT 2016 and more importantly to return to one of...

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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

05 June 2016

I have had the incredible privilege of displaying with the Tornado F3, The Red Arrows plus Spitfires and Hurricanes of...

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Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford

04 June 2016

Throughout my many years of attending the Air Tattoo, I have always been impressed by the distinctive spirit which the...

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Breitling

03 June 2016

We are continuously astounded at the level of dedication and professionalism offered by the RIAT family of volunteers. The most...

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Frecce Tricolori

02 June 2016

"Frecce Tricolori are really enthusiastic to come back to RIAT 2016. Our experience has always been great and we really...

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Matthew Lewis

31 May 2016

"Every year that I have been able to attend the Royal International Air Tattoo I have been left humbled by...

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“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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