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When The Space Shuttle Visited RAF Fairford

17 May 2019

This week we're looking back 36 years to a time when RAF Fairford hosted the Space Shutte Enterprise. <span...

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5 Ways to Help You Handle Your Excitement For This Year's Show!

09 May 2019

We understand it's incredibly difficult counting down the days until the Air Tattoo. With less than seventy days...

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All You Need to Know About The Spanish Harrier!

03 May 2019

All of us at Air Tattoo HQ were absolutely thrilled when we learnt that the Spanish Harrier would...

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Meet Our Air Operations Team!

17 April 2019

We know that you love to learn more about the behind the scenes operation at Air Tattoo HQ!...

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5 Reasons You Need to Visit the Air Tattoo on Friday!

12 April 2019

This week we celebrated 100 days to go until this year's Air Tattoo! We can't believe that we...

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Q&A with Ellie Carter

03 April 2019

When nine year old Ellie Carter from Devon wrote to us back in 2012 asking us if we...

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9 Amazing Aircraft Videos That Have Got Us Ready for RIAT 2019!

28 March 2019

Having to wait until July to see aircraft take to the skies is a struggle. Nothing can beat...

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5,4,3,2,1 Take Off at the Air Tattoo

22 March 2019

That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for the Air Tattoo. With the show taking...

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Why the Air Tattoo is the Perfect Day Out for the Whole Family...

13 March 2019

Looking to plan the next family adventure? The Air Tattoo is the ultimate day out for the whole family,...

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9 Reasons Why We're Excited for RIAT 2019!

08 March 2019

There's less than 150 days until we open the gates to RAF Fairford to the public. Here at...

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Pilot Profile: Kirsty Murphy - First Female Red Arrow

08 March 2019

For our first Air Tattoo Blog post, on International Women's Day, we're featuring Kirsty Murphy, current Blades Aerobatic Team...

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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, Former Formula 1 Racing Driver

“Probably the most complete air show I’ve ever been to!”

Al Worden, Apollo 15 Astronaut

“This is THE best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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