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Friday Flying Display Confirmed!

Published: 05 Jul 2017

We've got great news today! The Friday flying display for the Air Tattoo has now been finalised and in 8 days' time you could be enjoying 4-hours of spectacular air displays above the skies of RAF Fairford.

Friday's flying display starts at 11am and will finish at 3pm, with other arrivals outside these times, and contains (listed in alphabetical order):
  • Airbus A400M
  • Belgian F-16
  • BBMF Lancaster and 4 x Spitfires
  • French Couteau Delta
  • Italian C-27J Spartan
  • RAF Chinook
  • RAF Eurofighter Typhoon
  • RAF Red Arrows
  • Slovenian PC-9M
  • USAF CV-22B Osprey
  • USAF F-22A Raptor
  • USAF Heritage Flight F-22 & P-51B Mustang
  • USAF Thunderbirds
  • USAFE 70th anniversary Flypast (announced yesterday, see HERE)
This year's Friday line-up kicks off our weekend of USAF 70th celebrations and you will be able to enjoy flying displays from the Thunderbirds, USAF Heritage Flight (P-51B Mustang and F-22), F-22 solo demo, the CV-22B Osprey and the special USAFE 70th anniversary flypast. View the full list of confirmations for Fri/Sat/Sun HERE.

For your opportunity to watch 4-hours of fantastic aerial action and access the static in the Red and Blue Zones at the Air Tattoo (view our map HERE), book your Friday tickets for only £39 HERE and find out more about Friday HERE.

“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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