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RAF Experience

The RAF Experience provides a unique opportunity for you to meet over 200 RAF personnel who are keen to share with you their day-to-day roles and experiences. The RAF provides an exciting career opportunity with over 60 different jobs on offer. If you are up for the challenge, visit our new Operation Virtual Reality Experience; taking you through a 24-hour period of life in the RAF including a take-off in the F-35B Lightning II, overseeing a humanitarian aid parachute drop in an A400M Atlas, and an aircraft intercept in a Typhoon fighter jet. Visitors can meet-and-greet the Red Arrows pilots in the RAF Experience area. Due to demand, this will be arranged on a first-come, first-served basis using a token system. Tokens are available for collection 90 mins before the start of each session on all three days from Red Arrows ground staff at the team's marquee in the RAF Experience area. One token permits two people to enter a queue to meet the pilots.

Please check RIAT and Red Arrows social media for updates, changes or cancellations.



“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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