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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

Please note this list is correct as of 5 July. Changes can occur for operational or technical reasons. 


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Flying Static

AustraliaSquadronType On Display
Royal Australian Air Force
E-7A Wedgetail 2 Squadron ISTAR Static   Sat Sun
 
AustriaSquadronType On Display
Austrian Air Force
Saab 105Öe Düsentrainerstaffel Advanced Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Saab 105Öe Düsentrainerstaffel Advanced Trainer Flying   Sat Sun
 
BelgiumSquadronType On Display
Belgian Air Component
F-16AM 1 Sqn Fighter Static   Sat Sun
F-16AM 31/349 Squadron Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
F-16AM 349 Squadron Fighter Static   Sat Sun
Sea King Mk48 40 Squadron Helicopter Flying   Sat Sun
 
CanadaSquadronType On Display
Royal Canadian Air Force
CC-177 Globemaster 429 Transport Sqn Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
CH-147F Chinook 450 Tactical Helicopter Sqn Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
 
CivilianSquadronType On Display
Civilian
A400M Airbus Defence and Space Transport Flying Fri Sat Sun
B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 Preservation Trust Heavy Bomber Flying   Sat Sun
Beech 18S Carlo Ferrari General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
BN-2T Defender Britten-Norman Utility Static Fri Sat Sun
Bulldog T.1 Pitbull Basic Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
C42a (x2) AirBourne Aviation General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
CM170 Magister H. Boukharouba Jet Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
DA-40 Diamond Star Bruno Stoker General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
DA-42 Twin Star Bruno Stoker General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
DH-9 Aero Vintage Bomber Static   Sat Sun
DHC-1 Chipmunk Redhill Tailwheel Flying Club General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
EA400 Bruno Stocker Touring Static Fri Sat Sun
EV-97 Eurostar SL RAF Halton Microlight Club Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
EV-97 Team Eurostar RAF Halton Microlight Club Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Extra 300L Royal Jordanian Falcons Aerobatic Team Flying   Sat Sun
G-550 Gulfstream Business Jet Static Fri Sat Sun
Global 6000 Bombardier ISTAR Static Fri Sat Sun
Grand Caravan EX Textron Utility Static Fri Sat Sun
Grob 120TP Affinity Flying Services Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Jet Provost Mk.5 Jet Aerobatics Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
OV-10B Bronco Eureka Aviation Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
P2002-JF Sierra RAF Halton Aeroplane Club Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
P2008JC RAFFCA General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
P2008JC RAFFCA General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
P-51D 'Frenesi' Dan Friedkin Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
P-51D Mustang Hangar 11 Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
PA-28-180 Professional Flight Trg General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
PA-28R Professional Flight Trg General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
Phenom 100 Affinity Flying Services Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Provost T.1 Shuttleworth Collection Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
RANS S6 Coyote The Georgia Williams Trust Light Aircraft Static Fri Sat Sun
Scorpion Textron Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Skyvan Eureka Aviation Utility Static Fri Sat Sun
Strikemaster Mk.82A NWMAS Jet Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
T-6C Affinity Flying Services Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
TB20 Trinidad Bruno Stoker General Aviation Static Fri Sat Sun
 
Czech RepublicSquadronType On Display
Czech Republic Air Force
JAS-39 Gripen 211th Tactical Squadron Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
L-159 ALCA TBC Light Attack Flying   Sat Sun
L-159 ALCA TBC Light Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
 
DenmarkSquadronType On Display
Royal Danish Air Force
CL-604 Eskadrille 721 Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
 
FinlandSquadronType On Display
Finnish Air Force
Midnight Hawks Hävittäjälentolaivue 41 Aerobatic Team Flying   Sat Sun
Finnish Army Aviation
NH90 TTH 2.HK/HekoP Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
 
FranceSquadronType On Display
French Air Force
Alpha Jet TBC Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Alpha Jet TBC Jet Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Mirage 2000D Couteau Delta Demonstration Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
Rafale Solo Display Team Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
 
GermanySquadronType On Display
German Air Force
A400M LTG-62 Transport 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 TG-51 Fighter - Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Transall C-160D LTG-61 Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
German Navy
EC-135 Marinefliegergeschwader 5 Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Sea King Mk.41 MFG-5 Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
Sea Lynx Marinefliegergeschwader 5 Multi-Purpose Static Fri Sat Sun
 
GreeceSquadronType On Display
Hellenic Air Force
F-4E Phantom 117 Combat Wing Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
F-4E Phantom 117 Combat Wing Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
 
IrelandSquadronType On Display
Irish Air Corps
EC-135P TBC Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
PC-9M Flying Training School Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
 
ItalySquadronType On Display
Italian Air Force
C-27J Spartan TBC Transport Flying Fri Sat Sun
M-346 Master TBC Trainer Flying   Sat Sun
Tornado A-200 TBC Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
 
JapanSquadronType On Display
Japan Air Self Defense Force
KC-767J 404 Hikotai Tanker - Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
 
JordanSquadronType On Display
Royal Jordanian Air Force
C-130H 3 Squadron Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
 
NetherlandsSquadronType On Display
Royal Netherlands Air Force
C-130H-30 336 Squadron Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
Do-228 334 Squadron Static Fri Sat Sun
F-16AM/BM 322 Sqn Fighter Static   Sat Sun
F-16AM/BM 322 Sqn Fighter Static   Sat Sun
 
PakistanSquadronType On Display
Pakistan Air Force
C-130E Hercules 21 Sqn Tactical Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
 
PolandSquadronType On Display
Polish Navy
Antonov AN-28B1R 44th Naval Air Base Maritime Surveillance Static Fri Sat Sun
 
QatarSquadronType On Display
Qatar Emiri Air Force
C-130J-30 Hercules Airlift Wing Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
 
SloveniaSquadronType On Display
Slovenian Air Force
Let 410 107.Letalska Baza Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
PC-9M LETŠ Trainer Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
SpainSquadronType On Display
Spanish Air Force
EF-18AM Hornet TBC Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
 
SwedenSquadronType On Display
Swedish Air Force
JAS 39C Gripen TBC 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-16 SoloTurk Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
 
UkraineSquadronType On Display
Ukrainian Air Force
Il-76 TBC Transport Static   Sat Sun
Su-27 Flanker 831st Tactical Aviation Brigade Fighter Static   Sat Sun
Su-27 Flanker 831st Tactical Aviation Brigade Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
 
United KingdomSquadronType On Display
Army Air Corps
Beaver AL.1 Historic Aircraft Flight Utility Static   Sat Sun
Scout AH Mk.1 Historic Aircraft Flight Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
WAH-64D Apache 4 Regiment Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
WAH-64D Apache HQAHF Helicopter Flying   Sat Sun
Wildcat AH.1 TBC Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
QinetiQ
A109E Power ETPS Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
RJ70/100 ETPS Utility Static Fri Sat Sun
Royal Air Force
A400M Atlas C.1 70 Sqn Tactical Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
A400M Atlas C.1 70 Sqn Tactical Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
Chinook HC.4 TBC Helicopter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Grob Tutor Bristol UAS Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
H135 Juno HT.1 DHFS Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
H145 Jupiter HT.1 DHFS Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
Hawk T.1A 100 Sqn Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Hawk T.2 I (V) R Sqn Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Lancaster BBMF Heavy Bomber Flying Fri Sat Sun
Puma HC.2 33/230 Sqn Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
Spitfire x 4 BBMF Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Squirrel HT.1 CFS (H) Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
The Red Arrows Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team Aerobatic Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
Tornado GR.4 12 (B) Sqn Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Tucano T.1 72 (R) Sqn Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Typhoon FGR.4 1 (F) Sqn Fighter - Ground Attack Static Fri Sat Sun
Typhoon FGR.4 29 (Reserve) Squadron Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Typhoon FGR.4 6 Sqn Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
Vigilant T.1 2FTS Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Viking TX.1 2FTS Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Voyager KC2/3 10/101 Squadron Tanker Static Fri Sat Sun
Royal Navy
Hawk T.1 736 NAS Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
King Air / Avenger T.1 750 NAS Trainer Static Fri Sat Sun
Merlin HC3/3A 815 NAS Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
Merlin HM.2 TBC Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
Sea King ASaC.7 849 NAS Helicopter Static   Sat Sun
Wildcat HMA.2 TBC Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
 
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 Fri Sat Sun
B-52 Stratofortress 2nd BW Heavy Bomber Static Fri Sat Sun
U-2 9RW Reconnaissance Aircraft Static   Sat Sun
US Air Force Reserve Command
C-17A 315AW/701AS Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
US Air Force Special Operations Command
CV-22B Osprey 352 SOW/7 SOS Tactical Transport Flying Fri Sat  
CV-22B Osprey 352 SOW/7 SOS Tactical Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
MC-130J Commando II 352 SOW/67 SOS Tactical Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
US Air Forces Europe
C-130J-30 Hercules 37 AS Tactical Transport Flying Fri Sat Sun
C-21A 86AW / 76 AS Transport Static Fri Sat Sun
F-15C Eagle 48FW / 493FS Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
F-15C Eagle 48FW / 493FS Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
F-15C Eagle 493 FS Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
F-15E Strike Eagle 48 FS Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
F-15E Strike Eagle 48FW Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
F-16C 52FW/480FS Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
F-16C 52FW/480FS Fighter Static Fri Sat Sun
F-16C Fighting Falcon 480 FS Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
HH-60G Pave Hawk 48FW / 56 RQS Helicopter Static Fri Sat Sun
KC-135R 100 ARW / 351 ARS Tanker Static Fri Sat Sun
KC-135R 351 ARS Tanker Flying Fri Sat Sun
US Navy
P-8A Poseidon TBC Maritime Patrol Static   Sat Sun
 
IsraelSquadronType On Display
Israeli Air Force
C-130J-30 103 Squadron Tactical Transport Static   Sat Sun
Cancellations
Belgian Air Component
C-130H Hercules 20 Squadron Transport
Civilian
A-4N Skyhawk Discovery Air Services Fighter
BN-2T Islander (Mod) Britten Norman Utility
DA-42 Twin Star Airways Aviation General Aviation
Gladiator 1 Shuttleworth Collection Fighter
Hunter Mk.58 Hawker Hunter Aviation Fighter
P-40 Kittyhawk Hangar 11 Fighter
Piaggio R166C I Fenicotteri General Aviation
Piper Cub Andrew Blackford Trainer
German Navy
P-3C Orion Marinefliegergeschwader 3 Maritime Patrol
Hungarian Air Force
JAS-39C/D Gripen 59Wing / 1 Sqn 'Puma' Fighter
NATO
E-3A AEW&CF ISTAR
Royal Netherlands Air Force
KDC-10 334 Squadron Tanker
Slovenian Air Force
PC-9M LETŠ Trainer
Army Air Corps
Defender 4000 651 Sqn Utility
QinetiQ
Alpha Jet ETPS Jet Trainer
Royal Air Force
C-17A Globemaster III 99 Sqn Transport
Griffin HT.1 60 (R) Squadron Helicopter
King Air 200/350 No 45 (R) Sqn Advanced 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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