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Aircraft participation at RIAT 2008

Keys to Symbols:  F = Flying   S = Static   SP = Support   V = Visitor

UK MILITARY

ROYAL AIR FORCE
Typhoon F2 3 (F) Squadron RAF 90th S
Typhoon F2 XI Squadron RAF 90th S
Tornado GR4 14 Squadron RAF 90th S
VC-10 C1K 101 Squadron RAF 90th S
Sentinel R1 V (AC) Squadron RAF 90th S
Hercules C3 LTW RAF 90th S
Typhoon F2 29 (R) Squadron RAF 90th F
Tornado GR4 XIII Squadron RAF 90th S
Hawk T1 19 (F) Squadron RAF 90th S
Tornado F3 43 (F) Squadron RAF 90th S
Nimrod MR2A Kinloss RAF 90th S
Harrier GR3 The Defence Movements School RAF 90th S
King Air B200 45 (R) Squadron RAF 90th S
C-17A Globemaster 99 Squadron RAF 90th S
E-3D Sentry AEW1 8 Squadron RAF 90th S
Sea King HAR3 203 (R) Squadron RAF 90th SP
Harrier GR7 20 (R) Squadron RAF 90th S
A109E Power 32 (TR) Squadron RAF 90th S
Chinook HC2 18 (B) Squadron RAF 90th F
Merlin HC3 28 (AC) Squadron RAF 90th S
Puma HC1 33 Squadron RAF 90th S
Tornado F3 (x3) 43 (F) Squadron RAF 90th F
Tornado GR4 (x3) 31 Squadron RAF 90th F
Hawk T1 (x2) 100 Squadron RAF 90th F
E-3D Sentry AEW1 8/23 Squadron RAF 90th F
Dominie T1 55 (R) Squadron RAF 90th S
Tornado GR4 41 (R) Squadron RAF 90th S
Harrier GR9 41 (R) Squadron RAF 90th S
King Air B200 45 (R) Squadron RAF 90th F
Tristar 216 Squadron RAF 90th S
Hawk T1 (x11) The Red Arrows RAF 90th F
Lancaster B1                   BBMF  RAF 90th F
DC3 Dakota BBMF RAF 90th SP
Spitfire BBMF RAF 90th F
Hurricane IIC BBMF RAF 90th F
Typhoon (x2) 29 (R) Squadron RAF 90th F
Hawk T1 (x2) 208 (R) Squadron RAF 90th F
Tucano T1 (x2) 1 FTS RAF 90th F
Tutor T1 (x2) 1 EFT RAF 90th F
Vigilant (x3) 612 VGS RAF 90th S
Viking (x2) 621 VGS RAF 90th S

ARMY AIR CORPS
Skeeter HAF Global Engagement  S
Squirrel HT1 660 Squadron Global Engagement  S
BN2T Islander 1 Flt, 5 Regt VIP V
Beaver AL1 Historic Aircraft Flight S
Alouette II Historic Aircraft Flight S
Gazelle AH1 DAAvn Global Engagement  S
Apache WAH1 673 (AHTU) Sqn, 2 Regt Global Engagement  F
Lynx AH7              The Blue Eagles                            Global Engagement F
Lynx AH7 672 Sqn, 9 Regt Global Engagement S
Lynx AH9 672 Sqn, 9 Regt Global Engagement  S

 

ROYAL NAVY
Merlin HM1 829 Squadron Global Engagement S
Sea King HU5 SAR HMS Gannet SAR Flight Global Engagement S
Lynx HMA8 815 NAS Global Engagement S
Jetstream T2 750 NAS Global Engagement S
Sea King ASaC7 849 NAS Global Engagement S
Merlin HM1 824 NAS Global Engagement F
Hawk T1 (x2)           NFSF (FW)                            Global Engagement F

 

US MILITARY

US AIR COMBAT COMMAND
HC-130P 71st Rescue Sqn Global Engagement S
F-22A (x3) Raptor East Demo Team Global Engagement F
B-1B                  7 BW Global Engagement F
B-1B 7 BW Global Engagement S
B-52H 2 BW Global Engagement S

US AIR FORCES EUROPE

 

C-21A   76 AS, 86 AW Global Engagement                       S
F-16CG (x2) 555 FS, 31 FW         Global Engagement                 S
F-15C 48 FW Global Engagement S
F-15E (x2) 48 FW  Global Engagement S
KC-135R                     100 ARW                          Sky Tanker 08 S

USAF RESERVE COMMAND
C-130J-30 815 AS Global Engagement  S
B-52H 93 BS, 917th Wing Global Engagement  F
HC-130P 39 RQS, 920 RQW Global Engagement  S
MC-130E Combat Talon          711 SOS, 919 SOG  Global Engagement        S
KC-10A 79 ARS, 349 AMW Sky Tanker 08 SP

USAF SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
MC-130H Combat Talon II 7 SOS, 352 SOG       Sky Tanker 08 S
MC-130P Combat Shadow 67 SOS, 352 SOG Sky Tanker 08 S

 

US NAVY
F/A-18E/F Boeing & *TBC*        Global Engagement F

US AIR MOBILITY COMMAND
C-17A Globemaster 7 AS, 62 AW Global Engagement S
C-130H 39 AS, 317 Airlift Group Global Engagement S

US AIR NATIONAL GUARD
EC-130J Commando Solo II 193 SOS Global Engagement S
KC-135R 173 ARS, 155ARW Sky Tanker 08 S
C-130H             181 AS, 136 Airlift Wing      Global Engagement S

UNITED STATES EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND
T-1A Jayhawk 39 FTS Global Engagement S
T-43A Gator     562 FTS                    Global Engagement S

OTHER MILITARY

AUSTRIAN AIR FORCES
C-130K Hercules   4 Transportstaffel                        Global Engagement S

BELGIAN AIR COMPONENT
Sea King MK48 B KOKS Global Engagement F
F-16AM 1 Squadron Global Engagement S
F-16AM (x2)    1 Squadron                  Global Engagement F
SF260M 1 Wing Global Engagement S
C-130H 15 Wing Global Engagement S

BRAZILIAN AIR FORCES
T-27 Tucano (x7)        Esquadrilha da Fumaca, EDA                         Global Engagement F
C-130H  1o/1o GT Global Engagement SP
C-105A 1o/9o GAv Global Engagement S

CANADIAN FORCES - AIR COMMAND
CP-140 Aurora 404 Maritime Patrol Squadron Global Engagement S
CF-18 Hornet (x2) Hornet Demo Team Global Engagement F

CHILEAN AIR FORCE
Extra 300L (x5) Escuadrilla de Alta Acrobacia 'Halcones' Global Engagement F
C-130H Grupo de Aviacion No 10 Global Engagement SP

CZECH AIR FORCE
JAS-39C Gripen 211.tl, 21.zTL Global Engagement F
JAS-39C Gripen 211.tl, 21.zTL Global Engagement S
Mi-24V 231.vrl, 23.zVrl Global Engagement F
L159 ALCA 212.tl, 21zTL Global Engagement S
Mi-171Sh 232.vrl, 23.zVrl Global Engagement S
An-26 241.dsl, 24.zDL Global Engagement SP

FRENCH ARMY AIR CORPS
TBM 700 VIP V
TBM 700 (x2)   EAAT            Global Engagement S

 

FRENCH AIR FORCE
Mirage F.1 TBC Global Engagement S
Rafale B/C EC 01.007 Global Engagement S
C-160R Transall TBC Global Engagement SP
Alpha Jet E (x10) Patrouille de France Global Engagement F
Mirage 2000 (x2) *TBC* Global Engagement S

FRENCH NAVY
Falcon 50 Marine 24 Flotille Global Engagement S
N262E  28F  Global Engagement S

GERMAN AIR FORCE
UH-1D LTG62 Global Engagement S
Tornado RECCE AG51 Global Engagement S
C-160D Transall TBC Global Engagement S
Airbus A-310 FIBschBMVg Global Engagement S

GERMAN ARMY AIR CORPS
CH-53G MTHR15 Global Engagement S
BO-105P1 KHR36 Global Engagement S

GERMAN NAVY
Sea King Mk41 MFG5 Global Engagement S

GREEK AIR FORCE
RF-4E Phantom 348 MTA, 110 PM Global Engagement S

HUNGARIAN AIR FORCE
JAS-39C 1. Vadaszrepulo Szazad 'Puma' Global Engagement S
MiG29 2. Vadaszrepulo Szazad 'Dongo' Global Engagement S
An-26 3. Szallito Repulo Szazad 'Teve' Global Engagement S

INDIAN AIR FORCE
HAL Dhruv x5 Sarang Helicopter Display Team Global Engagement F

IRISH AIR CORPS
CN-235M 101 Squadron Global Engagement S

ITALIAN AIR CORPS
MB-339 CD (x2) 212 Stormo, 61 Grupo Global Engagement S
Falcon 900 93 Grupo VIP V
KC-130J Reparto Sperimentale Volo SkyTanker S
Tornado IDS 6 Stormo Global Engagement S
AMX x2 32 Stormo Global Engagement S

PAKISTAN NAVY
P-3C Orion 28 Squadron Global Engagement S

PORTUGUESE AIR FORCE
Alpha Jet A Asas de Portugal Global Engagement S
Alpha Jet A (x3) Asas de Portugal Global Engagement F
C-130H Esq 501 'Bisontes' Global Engagement S

ROYAL AIR FORCE OF OMAN
BAC 1-11 4 Squadron                     Global Engagement S

ROYAL DANISH NAVY
Super Lynx Mk90 SHT                      Global Engagement S

ROYAL DANISH AIR FORCE
F-16AM (x2) *TBC* Global Engagement S
CL-604 Esk 721 Global Engagement VIP

ROYAL JORDANIAN AIR FORCE
C-130H Airlift Wing Global Engagement S

ROYAL NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE
Fokker 50 334 Squadron VIP V
F-16 MLU (x2) 323 Squadron Global Engagement S
F-16 MLU (x2) 313 Squadron Global Engagement F
F-16 MLU (x2) 312 Squadron Global Engagement S
Fokker 50 334 Squadron Global Engagement S

ROYAL NORWEGIAN AIR FORCE
F-16 MLU (x2) 332 Squadron, 132 Luftving Global Engagement S

SLOVENIAN AIR FORCE
PC-9M Swift LETS Global Engagement F
PC-9M Swift LETS Global Engagement S

SWEDISH AIR FORCE
JAS-39B Gripen F7 Wing/ETPS                    RAF 90th              S

SWISS AIR FORCE
F-5E Tiger (x7) Patrouille Suisse Global Engagement F
Ce560XL Lufttransportdienst des Bundes Global Engagement VIP

TURKISH AIR FORCE
C-160 221 Filo Global Engagement SP
NF-5A/B (x9) 134 Akrotim Filo: 'Turkish Stars' Global Engagement F
C-130E 222 Filo Global Engagement SP

CIVILIANS / VISITORS

CIVILIANS
Gnat T.1 De Havilland Aviation RAF 90th S
Piper Warrior Graham Tribe V
Bonanza A36 Hanger 11 SP
Gulfsteam GV Lockheed Martin VIP V
Bulldog BDFA S
Grob 120A Grob Aerospace S
Grob 140TP Grob Aerospace S
AS365 Dauphin Rolls-Royce VIP V
Bell 206 Jet Ranger Rolls-Royce VIP V
Hunter T8b Hawker Hunter Aviation RAF 90th S
PA-28 RAF Marham Aero Club VIP V
PA-28 VIP V
MD500 SP
A310 MRTT EADS SkyTanker F
Premier Jet 1 Hawker Beechcraft S
King Air 350 Hawker Beechcraft S
Embraer Legacy 600 Enbraer VIP SP
A300-600 FedEx Global Engagement S
Gulfstream GV Lockheed Martin VIP V
Hunter FGA.9 Hunter Flying Club RAF 90th S
Flight Design CTSW Malcolm Titmuss S
Extra 400 Bruno Stocker S
Embraer Legacy Embraer VIP SP
PC-12 Pilatus Aircraft SP
DH Vampire T11 Vampire Preservation Group RAF 90th  S
Hunter T7 (XL577) Delta Jets RAF 90th    S
Hunter T7 (WV318 Delta Jets RAF 90th    S
Hunter T7 (WV372) Delta Jets RAF 90th    S
Folland Gnat Delta Jets RAF 90th    S
Jet Provost T5A Delta Jets RAF 90th   S
Piper Dakota Polly Vacher S
SE5A (x4) Great War Display Team RAF 90th  F
Sopwith Pup Great War Display Team RAF 90th  F
Sopwith Triplane Great War Display Team RAF 90th  F
Nieuport 17 Great War Display Team RAF 90th  F
Junkers CL1 (x2) Great War Display Team RAF 90th  F
Fokker DR1 Great War Display Team RAF 90th  F
Hawk Mk128 BAE Systems S
Falcon 20 (x2) FRA F
Piper Warrior (x2) BAE Systems Flying Club V
Spitfire MK XI Hanger 11 RAF 90th  S
Twin Otter British Antarctic Survey S
Diamond Star DA-40 Cabair S
Diamond Twin Star DA-42 Cabair S
Spitfire PRXIX Rolls-Royce RAF 90th F
L-39C (x8) Breitling Jet Team Global Engagement F
R-44 Alan Smith SP
Extra 300 (x4) Royal Jordanian Falcons Global Engagement F
Jet Provost Mk3A Newcastle Jet Provost Club RAF 90th S
Aermacchi M311 Alenia Aeronautica Global Engagement S
Aermacchi M346 Alenia Aeronautica Global Engagement S
Pilatus PC-21 Pilatus Aircraft Global Engagement S
Rollason Condor Tony Maycock S
Jet Provost T.5 Bell Bespoke Interiors Ltd RAF 90th S
Strikemaster Whitehouse Retail Group S
Hunter Hawker Hawker Hunter Aviation RAF 90th F
Westland Lysander Shuttleworth Collection RAF 90th F
Hurricane 1a Peter Vacher RAF 90th S
Chipmunk Jim Wesson RAF 90th S
Cessna Citation Marshalls of Cambridge VIP V
Cessna 172 Marshalls of Cambridge VIP V
Piper Aztec Marshalls of Cambridge VIP V

CHARTERS / VISITORS
Fokker 50 VLM Airlines Charter
Fokker 50 VLM Airlines Charter
Piper Warrior PA28-161 Cabair Flying School Charter
PA32 Lance Gordon Silver Charter
Beech 200 London Executive Aviation Charter
SR22 Jon Butts Charter
EC120 Colibri Henry Beckwith Charter
TB20 Trinidad Darren Wheeler Charter
PA-28-161 Patrick Heymann Charter
PA31 Navajo Robert Jones Charter
EC120 Colibri AV8 Helicopter Ltd Charter
BE23 Sundowner Mark Bodger Charter
Diamond DA42 Twinstar Airedale M & E Ltd Charter
PA31-350 Peter Bentley Charter
S-76C++ Air Harrods Ltd Visitor
PA34 Aircraft Engineers Ltd Charter
Beech C90A ISE Aviation Flight Training Charter
DO328 Compass Holding AG Charter
ATR42-300 Avanti Air Charter
DC-3 Air Atlantique Charter
Twin Pionner Air Atlantique Charter
DH Dove Air Atlantique Charter
Dragon Rapide Air Atlantique Charter

CANCELLED
KDC-10 Omega CANCELLED
Scout AH1 Historic Aircraft Flight CANCELLED
E-3A Sentry 1 Squadron CANCELLED
C-27J Spartan Alenia Aeronautica CANCELLED
AS 532 Cougar FIBschBMVg CANCELLED
Hawk T1 (x4) FRADU CANCELLED
AS532U2 300 Squadron CANCELLED
C-130H Ala 31 CANCELLED
KC-130T VMGR 452 CANCELLED

This list was last updated 23 June 2008

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