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Confirmed Aircraft

Here you'll find the complete list of all the exciting aircraft that were officially confirmed to take part in the 2016 Air Tattoo. Those listed in blue have links to more information.

Aircraft get added to the Aircraft Participation List when written confirmation from a civilian operator or military air arm has been received, stating that they plan to send an aircraft or aerobatic display team to the show. However, the appearance by any aircraft cannot be guaranteed due to serviceability, operational commitments or other reasons outside the control of the Event Organisers.

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Flying Static

AustraliaSquadronType On Display
Royal Australian Air Force
KC-30A 33 Squadron Tanker Static Fri Sat Sun
 
BelgiumSquadronType On Display
Belgian Air Component
C-130H Hercules 20 Sqn Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
F-16A MLU Fighting Falcon 10 Wing Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
F-16AM 31 Squadron Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
 
CanadaSquadronType On Display
Royal Canadian Air Force
CP-140 Aurora 14 Wing Maritime Patrol Static Fri Sat Sun
 
CivilianSquadronType On Display
Civilian
A400M Airbus Defence & Space Tactical Transport Flying Fri Sat Sun
Anson C.19 BAE Systems Light Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
BAC Strikemaster MK82A North Wales Military Aviation Services Light Attack Flying Fri    
Beech 18S Carlo Ferrari Light Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
Beechcraft King Air 350 SM Textron Aviation Special Missions Static Fri Sat  
Blackburn B-2 BAE Systems Biplane Static Fri Sat Sun
BN-2T Defender Britten-Norman Utility Static   Sat Sun
BN-2T Islander Britten-Norman Utility Static   Sat Sun
Boeing Stearman Breitling/AeroSuperbatics Aerobatic Team Static Fri Sat Sun
Boeing Stearman Breitling/AeroSuperbatics Aerobatic Team Flying   Sat Sun
Bristol Scout David Bremner Biplane Static Fri Sat Sun
Bulldog T.1 High G Ltd Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
C172N Professional Flight Training Trainer Visitor   Sat Sun
C42B Ikarus RAF Halton Flying Club Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Cessna 208 Grand Caravan EX Textron Aviation Transport Static Fri Sat  
DH-60 Cirrus Moth BAE Systems Biplane Static Fri Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk Ben Griffiths Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk David Gillespie Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk High G Ltd Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk James Lewis Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk Lindsay Irvine Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk Mark de Ridder Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk Paul Green Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk Roger Chamberlain Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
EV-97 Eurostar RAF Halton Flying Club Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Extra 300L Royal Jordanian Falcons Aerobatic Team Flying   Sat Sun
Extra 330SC Breitling SA Unlimited Aerobatic Flying   Sat Sun
G550 Gulfstream Aerospace VIP Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
Hunter F.58A Hawker Hunter Aviation Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
Jet Provost T5 Jet Aerobatics Military Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
OV-10B Bronco Eureka Aviation Light Attack Static   Sat Sun
P2002-JF Sierra RAF Halton Flying Club Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
P2008JC RAFFCA Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
P-51D Mustang Heritage Flight Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
PA-28-180 Professional Flight Training Trainer Visitor   Sat Sun
Piaggio R166C I Fenicotteri Utility Static   Sat Sun
SC-7 Skyvan Eureka Aviation Light Transport Static   Sat Sun
Sea Hurricane 1B Shuttleworth Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
Spitfire TR.9 Boultbee Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
TB20 Trinidad Bruno Stocker Touring Static Fri Sat Sun
Textron AirLand Scorpion Textron Aviation Tactical Static Fri Sat  
Typhoon BAE Systems Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
CroatiaSquadronType On Display
Croatian Air Force
Mil Mi-171 91ZB Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
PC-9M Krila Oluje Trainer Flying   Sat Sun
 
FranceSquadronType On Display
French Air Force
Alpha Jet E TBC Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
AMD Mirage 2000N Ramex Delta Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Rafale C Rafale Solo Display Team Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
 
GermanySquadronType On Display
German Air Force
A400M LTG-62 Transport Static   Sat Sun
Eurofighter EF2000/T TLG-31 Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
Eurofighter EF2000/T TLG-73 Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
Eurofighter EF2000/T TLG-74 Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
Tornado PA200 IDS/ECR TLG-33 Fighter - Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Tornado PA200 IDS/ECR TLG-51 Fighter - Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Transall C-160D LTG-61 Transport Static   Sat Sun
German Army Aviation
Bolkow Bo105P HFWS/C Helicopter Flying   Sat Sun
Bolkow Bo105P HFWS/C Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
German Navy
Do228 (LM) MFG-3 Utility Static Fri Sat Sun
EC-135P2+ MFG-5 Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
P-3C Orion MFG-3 Maritime Patrol Static Fri Sat Sun
 
GreeceSquadronType On Display
Hellenic Air Force
F-16 Demo Team 'Zeus' 115 Combat Wing Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
F-4E Phantom 117 Combat Wing Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
 
IrelandSquadronType On Display
Irish Air Corps
CN235-100MPA 101 Squadron Maritime Patrol Static   Sat Sun
 
ItalySquadronType On Display
Italian Air Force
AT-339A Frecce Tricolori Aerobatic Team Flying   Sat Sun
Typhoon F-2000 Reparto Sperimentale Volo Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
Typhoon F-2000 TBC Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
 
JapanSquadronType On Display
Japan Air Self Defense Force
KC-767J 404 Hikotai Tanker Static   Sat Sun
 
JordanSquadronType On Display
Royal Jordanian Air Force
C-130H Hercules No3 Sqn Transport Static   Sat Sun
 
NetherlandsSquadronType On Display
Netherlands Coastguard
Dornier Do228 334 Sqn Maritime Patrol Static Fri Sat Sun
Royal Netherlands Air Force
AH-64D Apache 301 Squadron Helicopter Flying Fri Sat Sun
CH-47 Chinook 298 Sqn Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
 
New ZealandSquadronType On Display
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Boeing 757-22QC 40 Squadron Transport Static   Sat Sun
 
NorwaySquadronType On Display
Royal Norwegian Air Force
Falcon DA20 ECM 717 Squadron ISTAR Static Fri Sat Sun
 
OmanSquadronType On Display
Royal Air Force of Oman
C-295M No. 2 Squadron Tactical Transport Static   Sat Sun
 
PakistanSquadronType On Display
Pakistan Air Force
C130E Hercules No. 6 Squadron Tactical Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
 
PolandSquadronType On Display
Polish Air Force
F-16C 31.BLT Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
MiG-29A 1. ELT Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
PZL-130TC-2 Orlik 42.BLSz (Team Orlik) Military Trainer Flying   Sat Sun
Polish Navy
AN-28B1R Bryza 44. BlotM Maritime Surveillance Static Fri Sat Sun
 
SpainSquadronType On Display
Spanish Air Force
Eurofighter EF2000 Ala 14 Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
Eurofighter EF2000 Ala 14 Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
 
SwedenSquadronType On Display
Swedish Air Force
JAS 39C Gripen F7 Wing Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
JAS 39D Gripen TBC Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
 
SwitzerlandSquadronType On Display
Swiss Air Force
F-5E Tiger II Patrouille Suisse Aerobatic Team Flying   Sat Sun
 
TurkeySquadronType On Display
Turkish Air Force
F-16C 4ncu AJU/141 Filo Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
United KingdomSquadronType On Display
Royal Air Force
A330 Voyager 10/101 Squadron Tanker Static   Sat Sun
A400M Atlas C.1 70 Squadron Tactical Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
Airbus Squirrel HT.1 CFS(H) Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
C-130J Hercules 47 Sqn Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
C-130J Hercules C.5 TBC Tactical Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
Chinook HC.2/4 TBC Helicopter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Grob Tutor Southampton UAS Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Grob Venture T2 621 VGS Basic Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Grob Vigilant T.1 621 VGS Basic Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Grob Viking T.1 621 VGS Basic Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Hawk Red Arrows Aerobatic Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
Hawk T.1 100 Squadron Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Hawk T.2 IV(R) Squadron Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Hurricane BBMF Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
King Air No 45 (R) Sqn Advanced Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Kirby Cadet 621 VGS Basic Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Slingsby Grasshopper 621 VGS Basic Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Slingsby Sedbergh 621 VGS Basic Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Spitfire BBMF Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Tornado GR.4 31 Squadron Fighter - Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Tornado GR.4 XV(R) Squadron Fighter - Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Tucano 72(R) Squadron Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Typhoon FGR.4 1 (F) Squadron Fighter - Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Typhoon FGR.4 41 (R) Squadron Fighter - Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Typhoon FGR.4 No 29 (R) Sqn Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Royal Navy
Hawk T.1 736 NAS Fast Jet Static Fri Sat Sun
King Air Avenger 750 NAS Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Wildcat HMA.2 Black Cats Helicopter Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
United States of AmericaSquadronType On Display
US Air Force
F-22A 1st Fighter Wing Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
F-35A 56 Fighter Wing Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
US Air Force Special Operations Command
CV-22B Osprey 352 SOW/ 7 SOS Tiltrotor Flying   Sat Sun
CV-22B Osprey 352 SOW/ 7 SOS Tiltrotor Static   Sat Sun
MC-130J Commando II 67 SOS Transport Static   Sat Sun
US Air Forces Europe
F-15C Eagle 48FW / 493FS Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
F-15E Eagle 48FW / 492 FS Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
KC-135R 100th ARW/351 ARS Tanker Static Fri Sat Sun
US Army Europe
AH-64D Apache 1-3rd AVN (ARB) Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
US Marine Corps
F-35B TBC Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
KC-130J Hercules TBC Aerial Refueller Flying Fri    
US Navy
F/A-18 Super Hornet Boeing Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
P-8 Poseidon VP-30 Maritime Patrol Static Fri Sat Sun
 
United KingdomSquadronType On Display
QinetiQ
A109 Power Elite ETPS Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
Alpha Jet ETPS Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Army Air Corps
WAH-64D Apache TBC Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
Cancellations
Belgian Air Component
L-21B Super Cub Military Gliding Centre Glider Tug
German Air Force
A310MRTT FBS BMVg Tanker - Transport
Hungarian Air Force
Antonov AN-26 59 Wing/3 Sqn 'Teve' Transport
JAS-39C/D Gripen 59 Wing/1 Sqn 'Puma' Fighter
Italian Air Force
HH-101A Caesar Reparto Sperimentale Volo Helicopter
Lithuanian Air Force
C-27J Spartan 1st Transport Squadron Tactical Transport
Royal Netherlands Air Force
C-130H Hercules 336 Sqn Transport
KDC-10 334 Sqn Transport
Royal Air Force
Lancaster BBMF Heavy Bomber
Slovak Air Force
L410 Turbolet Transport Squadron Light Transport
MiG-29AS 1. Bojova Letka Fighter
MiG-29AS/UBS 1. Bojova Letka Fighter

“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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