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Confirmed Aircraft

Here you'll find the complete list of all the exciting aircraft that featured at the 2018 Air Tattoo.

All aircraft participation was, as always, subject to operational commitments, technical issues, crew availability, weather conditions and other factors. 

Full Scale Replicas
We have a number of full scale aircraft replicas at the Air Tattoo. 2018 saw the following:

  • BAE Systems Typhoon
  • Northrop Grumman X-47B
  • Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
  • Saab Gripen

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Flying Static

AustraliaSquadronType On Display
Royal Australian Air Force
E-7A Wedgetail 2 Sqn ISTAR Static      
 
AustriaSquadronType On Display
Austrian Air Force
C-130K Hercules LuTSta Tactical Transport Static      
 
BelgiumSquadronType On Display
Belgian Air Component
A-109BA 1 Wing Helicopter Flying   Sat Sun
ERJ-135/145LR 21 Sqn Utility Static      
F-16MLU 2 Wing Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
 
CanadaSquadronType On Display
Royal Canadian Air Force
CC-130J-30 Hercules TBC Tactical Transport Static      
CC-177 Globemaster 429 Sqn Transport Static      
CF-18 Hornet CF-18 Demonstration Team Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
CH-146 Griffon 430 Sqn Helicopter Static      
 
CivilianSquadronType On Display
Civilian
A400M Airbus Tactical Transport Flying Fri Sat Sun
Auster Mk.5 Civilian Observation Static      
Avro C.19 Anson BAE Systems Utility Static      
Avro Tutor Shuttleworth Collection Trainer Static      
AW189 Bristow Helicopter Static      
Bulldog T.1 Derek Sharp Trainer Static      
Cessna 152 RAF Halton Aeroplane Club General Aviation Static      
Chipmunk x2 Various Trainer Static      
de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth Shuttleworth Collection Trainer Static      
Diamond DA-20 Katana AirBourne Aviation General Aviation Static      
Dornier Do-228 RUAG Utility Static      
EuroFox Civilian General Aviation Static      
EV-97 Microlight Halton Microlight Club Trainer Static      
Folland Gnat T.1 Gnat Display Team Jet Trainer Static      
G450/550/650 Gulfstream Business Jet Static      
Great War Display Team Great War Display Team Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Hawker Fury Historic Aircraft Collection Fighter Static      
Hawker Hunter Mk.58 HHA Fighter Static      
Hunter Mk.58 HHA Fighter Static      
Ikarus C42a x2 AirBourne Aviation General Aviation Static      
Jet Provost Mk.5 J.Bell Jet Trainer Static      
Jet Provost T.3 Classic Jet Preservation Group Jet Trainer Static      
Jet Provost T.3A Newcastle Jet Provost Group Jet Trainer Static      
KC-390 Embraer Tanker - Transport Static      
M-346 Master Leonardo Jet Trainer Static      
Meteor Martin-Baker Fighter Static      
Miles Magister Civilian Trainer Static      
MQ-9B Sky Guardian General Atomics Remotely Piloted Aircraft Static      
OV-10B Bronco Eureka Aviation Ground Attack Static      
P-51D Mustang USAF Heritage Flight Foundation Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
PA-28 Cherokee Civilian General Aviation Static      
PA-28 Cherokee RAFFCA General Aviation Static      
Percival Pembroke C.1 Mark Stott Utility Static      
Royal Aircraft Factory Be-2 WAHT Fighter Static      
Shorts SC-7 Skyvan Eureka Aviation Utility Static      
Spitfire Mk.Vc Shuttleworth Collection Fighter Static      
Sting S4 Boeing Centenial Wings Project Trainer Static      
Sycamore Flying Bulls Helicopter Static      
TB-20 Trinidad Bruno Stocker General Aviation Static      
Tecnam P2008 x2 RAFFCA General Aviation Static      
Tecnam Sierra RAF Halton Aeroplane Club General Aviation Static      
Vampire FB.52 NAFHS Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Vampire T.55 NAFHS Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Westland Whirlwind A.Whitehouse Helicopter Static      
 
Czech RepublicSquadronType On Display
Czech Republic Air Force
JAS-39 Gripen 211th Sqn Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
DenmarkSquadronType On Display
Royal Danish Air Force
C-130J 721 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
F-16 x 2 727FS Fighter Static      
 
EstoniaSquadronType On Display
Estonian Air Force
Estonian Air Force An-2 Fixed Wing Squadron Utility Static      
 
FinlandSquadronType On Display
Finnish Air Force
F-18C Hornet TBC Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Finnish Army Aviation
NH90 TTH Utti Jaeger Regiment Helicopter Flying   Sat Sun
NH90 TTH Utti Jaeger Regiment Helicopter Static      
 
FranceSquadronType On Display
French Air Force
Mirage 2000D Couteau Delta Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Rafale C Solo Display Team Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
French Navy
Emb-121AN Xingu 28F Utility Static      
Rafale M TBC Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
GermanySquadronType On Display
German Air Force
A400M LTG-62 Tactical Transport Static      
C-160D LTG-63 Tactical Transport Static      
EF2000 TLG-74 Fighter Static      
Tornado IDS TLG-33 Ground Attack Static      
Tornado IDS x2 TLG-51 Ground Attack Static      
German Navy
EC-135 MFG-5 Helicopter Static      
 
GreeceSquadronType On Display
Hellenic Air Force
F-16C Team Zeus Fighter Flying Fri   Sun
 
Hashemite Kingdom of JordanSquadronType On Display
Royal Jordanian Air Force
C-130H Hercules 3 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
Extra 300LX Royal Jordanian Falcons Aerobatic Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
IrelandSquadronType On Display
Irish Air Corps
CN235 100MP 101 Squadron Maritime Patrol Static      
 
ItalySquadronType On Display
Italian Air Force
A-200A Tornado 6 Stormo Ground Attack Static      
AT-339A Frecce Tricolori Aerobatic Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
C-27J Spartan 311 Gruppo/RSV Tactical Transport Flying Fri Sat Sun
C-27J Spartan 46 Brigata Aerea Tactical Transport Static      
F-2000 Typhoon 311 Gruppo/RSV Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
F-2000 Typhoon 37 Stormo Fighter Static      
HH-101A 15 Stormo Helicopter Static      
HH-139A 15 Stormo Helicopter Static      
T-346A 311 Gruppo/RSV Jet Trainer Flying Fri   Sun
 
LithuaniaSquadronType On Display
Lithuanian Air Force
C-27J Spartan TBC Tactical Transport Static      
 
NorwaySquadronType On Display
Royal Norwegian Air Force
F-16AM/BM x2 338 Skv Fighter Static      
 
OmanSquadronType On Display
Royal Air Force of Oman
C-130J Hercules 16 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
 
PakistanSquadronType On Display
Pakistan Air Force
C-130 Hercules 6 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
 
PolandSquadronType On Display
Polish Air Force
C-130E Hercules TBC Tactical Transport Static      
F-16C Demo Team Fighter Flying Fri Sat  
 
QinetiQSquadronType On Display
QinetiQ
Airbus Helicopters H125 QinetiQ Helicopter Static      
Grob 120TP QinetiQ Trainer Static      
 
Slovak RepublicSquadronType On Display
Slovak Air Force
C-27J Spartan Transport Wing Tactical Transport Static      
 
SloveniaSquadronType On Display
Slovenian Air Force
L410UVP Turbolet 107.Letalska Baza Utility Static      
PC-9M Swift 152nd Fixed Wing Squadron Trainer Static      
PC-9M Swift 152nd Fixed Wing Squadron Trainer Flying Fri Sat  
 
SpainSquadronType On Display
Spanish Air Force
C-101 Aviojet Patrulla Aguila Aerobatic Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
Strategic Airlift CapabilitySquadronType On Display
SAC
C-17 HAW Tactical Transport Static      
 
SwedenSquadronType On Display
Swedish Air Force
JAS-39C Gripen F7 Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
JAS-39D Gripen F7 Fighter Static      
 
SwitzerlandSquadronType On Display
Swiss Air Force
F/A-18C Hornet Swiss Hornet Display Team Fighter Flying Fri Sat  
PC-7 Turbo Trainer PC-7 Team Trainer Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
The NetherlandsSquadronType On Display
Netherlands Coastguard
Do-228 334 Sqn Utility Static      
Royal Netherlands Air Force
AH-64D Apache 301 Sqn Helicopter Static      
CH-47D Chinook 298 Sqn Helicopter Static      
F-16AM/BM x 2 TBC Fighter Static      
 
TurkeySquadronType On Display
Turkish Air Force
F-16C Solo Turk Fighter Flying   Sat Sun
 
UkraineSquadronType On Display
Ukrainian Air Force
IL-76 Candid 25th Transport Aviation Brigade Transport Static      
Su-27 Flanker 831st Tactical Aviation Brigade Fighter Static      
Su-27 Flanker 831st Tactical Aviation Brigade Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
 
United KingdomSquadronType On Display
Army Air Corps
Gazelle AH.1 665 Sqn Helicopter Static      
Royal Air Force
A330 Voyager KC.2/3 10/101 Sqn Tanker - Transport Static      
A400M Atlas C.1 24/70 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
A400M Atlas C.1 24/70 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
BAE-146 CC.2/3 32 (TR) Sqn VIP Transport Static      
C-130J Hercules C.4/5 24/47 Sqn Tactical Transport Static      
Chinook HC6A 27 Sqn Helicopter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Dakota BBMF Transport Flying Fri Sat Sun
E-3D Sentry AEW.1 TBC ISTAR Static      
Grob Prefect Ascent Trainer Static      
Grob Tutor x 2 Bristol UAS Trainer Static      
Grob Viking TX.1 x 2 621 VGS Trainer Static      
H135 Juno HT.1 DHFS Helicopter Static      
H145 Jupiter HT.1 DHFS Helicopter Static      
Hawk T.1/1A 100 Sqn Jet Trainer Static      
Hawk T.1A Red Arrows Aerobatic Team Flying Fri Sat Sun
Hawk T.2 IV (R) Sqn Jet Trainer Static      
Hurricane BBMF Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
King Air 350 14 Sqn Multi Engine Trainer Static      
Lancaster BBMF Bomber Flying Fri Sat Sun
Puma HC.2 33/230 Sqn Helicopter Static      
RC-135W 51 Sqn ISTAR Static      
Sentinel R.1 5 Sqn ISTAR Static      
Spitfire BBMF Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Tornado GR.4 x 2 IX (B)/31 Sqn Ground Attack Static      
Tucano T.1 x 2 72 (R) Sqn Trainer Static      
Tutor CFS Trainer Flying Fri   Sun
Typhoon FGR.4 29 Sqn Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
Typhoon FGR.4/T.3 x2 TBC Fighter Static      
Royal Navy
Hawk T.1 736 NAS Jet Trainer Static      
Merlin HC.3 845 NAS Helicopter Static      
Merlin HM.2 814 NAS Helicopter Static      
Sea King ASaC.7 849 NAS Helicopter Static      
Wildcat HMA.2 815 NAS Helicopter Static      
 
United States of AmericaSquadronType On Display
US Air Force
F-35A F-35 Heritage Flight Team Fighter Flying Fri Sat Sun
US Air Force Global Strike Command
B-1B 28 BW Bomber Static      
US Air Force Reserve Command
C-17 Globemaster 701AS Tactical Transport Static      
HC-130P/N 39 RQS / 920 RQW Tactical Transport Static      
HH-60G 305 RQS Helicopter Static      
KC-10 Extender 78 ARS Tanker Static      
US Air Force Special Operations Command
CV-22B 7 SOS Tiltrotor Flying Fri Sat  
CV-22B 7 SOS Tiltrotor Static      
MC-130J Commando II 67 SOS Transport Static      
US Air Forces Europe
F-15C 48FW Fighter Static      
F-15E 48FW Fighter Static      
KC-135R 100 ARW Tanker Static      
US Navy
E-6B Mercury VQ-4 Airborne Command and Control Static      
P-8A Poseidon VP-10 Maritime Patrol Static      
Cancellations
Belgian Air Component
F-16AM 349 Sqn Fighter
Royal Canadian Air Force
CP-140 Aurora 19 Wing/14 Wing Maritime Patrol
Civilian
Bo105 Flying Bulls Helicopter
Broussard Civilian Utility
deHavilland Chipmunk Civilian Basic Trainer
Czech Republic Air Force
L-159 ALCA 212/213 Sqn Light Attack
French Air Force
Alpha Jet E x2 EAC 00.314 Jet Trainer
French Navy
ATL2 21F Maritime Patrol
Polish Air Force
Su-22 Fitter TBC Ground Attack
Romanian Air Force
C-27J Spartan Esc 902 Tactical Transport
MiG-21 LanceR-C TBC Fighter
Royal Netherlands Air Force
C-130H 336 Sqn Tactical Transport
Army Air Corps
Defender 4000 651 Sqn Utility
Wildcat AH.1 TBC Helicopter
Royal Air Force
C-17A No. 99 Sqn Tactical Transport
Phenom 100 45 (R) Sqn Jet Trainer
Royal Navy
Avenger T.1 750 NAS Turboprop
US Air Force Global Strike Command
B-52H 5 BW Bomber
French Army Air Corps
Puma x2 5e RHC Helicopter

“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

“Probably the most complete air show Iíve ever been to!”

Al Worden, Apollo 15 Astronaut

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