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

Published: 09 May 2019   updated: 10 May 2019


We understand it's incredibly difficult counting down the days until the Air Tattoo. With less than seventy days until the gates of RAF Fairford open, it's been really hard containing our excitement in the office and we're sure you're struggling too. So we've got five handy tips that will keep you entertained and will help satisfy your air show cravings until the show!





1. Keep up to date with aircraft announcements by checking our Latest Update page

The best way to get ready for the Air Tattoo is to keep up with all the exciting aircraft announcements on our latest update page. This is the one place with up to date information on all aircraft activity at this year's show. Take a look HERE.

2. Get involved with our photo competition each Wednesday

Did you know that we run a photo competition on our social media channels at 4pm on Wednesdays?


We ask you to share a picture of an aircraft and then we share our three favourite images with our followers from our social media channels. We love seeing all of your fantastic images and it's an excuse for you to look through all your pictures from the Air Show!


3. Follow us on Instagram to see amazing aircraft images

Take a look at our Instagram channel to see epic pictures of aircraft from previous years at the Air Tattoo. If you are an aircraft enthusiast, this is the only Instagram channel you need to follow!


4. Watch flying displays from previous years on our YouTube channel

Why not re-watch flying displays from the show on our YouTube channel? We have videos from the show in 2011 until last year's fantastic celebration of RAF100. It's the perfect activity for a lazy Sunday morning!



5. Buy a copy of last year's DVD

Experience the thrill of last year's show by re-watching the exciting moments from last year's show! It's the perfect way to get in the mood for the show this year, although it may not help you curb your enthusiasm for this year's show! You can order your copy HERE.



These are just suggestions to help you contain your excitement. We know it's a difficult task but don't worry the gates to RAF Fairford will soon open to welcome you to the 2019 Air Tattoo!

If you haven't already booked your tickets you can book HERE.


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