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Not only do visitors to the Air Tattoo experience amazing aviation in the skies, there is also a whole host of entertainment on the ground. RAF100 at the Air Tattoo featured a huge variety of things to see and do, including a huge selection of static aircraft to see as well as a Royal Review of RAF Aircraft.

Our regular zones were also open, including;


With aviation at its heart, science, technology, maths and engineering (STEM) was brought to life with cutting-edge exhibits and hands-on activities to engage and inspire young minds. The Techno Zone® is sponsored by Lockheed Martin and supported by the RAF Charitable Trust.



Bigger than ever to mark the RAF Centenary, the RAF Experienceshowcased the RAF today - by the men and women who protect the UK airspace 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. You could learn about current operations, the specialised equipment used and the ways in which members of the Regular and Reserve force come together to deliver effective, 21st century airpower capability.



Take a step back in time at the Vintage Villageand experience the 1940s through vintage aircraft, cars, and fashion as musical hall entertainers transport visitors to a bygone era.


Visitors can have a go at high energy activities at the Activity Zone and watch some fun-filled demonstrations.



Throughout the years, the aircraft designed and built by BAE Systems and its predecessor businesses have led the way in aircraft innovation. See them at the BAE Systems Heritage Collection.

In this section....

  • Techno Zone R
    The STEM subjects are brought to life with cutting-edge exhibits and hands-on activities to engage and inspire young minds  
  • RAF Experience
    Exhibits and displays from the RAF, enabling visitors to meet serving personnel and find out what life is like in the RAF
  • Vintage Village
    Step back in time to the 1940s with reenactors, aircraft, cars, shopping and entertainment from a bygone age    
  • Activity Zone
    Fun-filled demonstrations and 'have a go' yourself activities. 
  • BAE Systems Collection
    Throughout the years, the aircraft designed and built by BAE Systems and its predecessor businesses have led the way in aircraft innovation.
  • Service Stations
    Many of the facilities that visitors need are gathered together in our Service Stations, 3 in total, one in each coloured zone

“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

“This is THE best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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