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Air Tattoo Welcomes HM The Queen

11 June 2021

Tomorrow (Saturday 12 June) marks Her Majesty The Queen's official birthday and on behalf of everyone involved in the...


Turning Back the Clock to Mark 50th Birthday

01 June 2021

A Battle of Britain airfield in Essex provided the setting yesterday (May 31) for a celebration to mark...


What You Didn't Know About the Air Tattoo

29 April 2021

As part of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Royal International Air Tattoo, we've delved into our...


Introducing the Air Tattoo 50 Collection

30 March 2021

We are all disappointed that the Air Tattoo can't take place this year, but we still want to...


Message from Paul Atherton CEO

17 February 2021

Dear Supporters The team has been working hard during the past six months to explore ways in which...


Important News about the Air Tattoo 2021

16 February 2021

It is with great regret that the Directors of RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises have taken the difficult decision...


Air Tattoo Refund Information

16 February 2021

Please read the full statement about the 2021 Air Tattoo HERE. This information was updated on 5 March...


Message from the CEO

16 December 2020

Dear Air Tattoo Supporters Thank you for your understanding and patience over the past nine months, particularly those of...


Christmas Closure

15 December 2020

Our offices will be closed from 17 December through to 4 January. Orders can still be placed through...


Air Tattoo 2019 Wins Award

10 December 2020

It may seem a long time ago, but RIAT 2019 scooped one of the top honours at a...


Airshow '50th' Book Set To Fly Off Shelves

10 December 2020

Over the past 50 years, millions of people from across the globe have marvelled at the incredible aviation...


Hamish Grateful for Opportunity of a Lifetime

18 November 2020

A young Royal Air Force technician has thanked the RAF Charitable Trust for giving him the chance of...


New Merchandise Rings In Change of Season

07 October 2020

New, environmentally friendly Air Tattoo merchandise is now for sale! Reusable, hot and cold drinks containers can now...


Air Tattoo 2021 Tickets On Sale

17 July 2020

Tickets for the 2021 Royal International Air Tattoo are now on sale. Since it was first staged at...


How to Watch the Virtual Air Tattoo

17 July 2020

Air arms representing more than 20 countries will be taking part in the Virtual Air Tattoo this weekend....


Virtual Air Tattoo Launches

09 June 2020

Fans of the Royal International Air Tattoo have a treat in store this summer as the world's largest...


Virtual Air Tattoo Merchandise

08 June 2020

We are excited to bring you the Official Virtual Air Tattoo 2020 T-Shirts and Mug along with the...


New Chairman for RAFCT

04 June 2020

Today Air Marshal Sir Kevin Leeson has handed over Chairmanship of the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust to...


Message from RAFCTE CEO

20 March 2020

It is with immense regret and intense frustration that I have to announce the cancellation of RIAT20. This...


Important News About Air Tattoo 2020

20 March 2020

It is with enormous regret and disappointment that we have to announce the cancellation of this year's Royal...


“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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