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Spanish Aerobatic Team Returns to Air Tattoo

Published: 01 Mar 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Patrulla Aguila, Spain's national aerobatic team, will be returning to the Air Tattoo this summer to celebrate RAF100. 

The team, whose name translates as 'Eagle Patrol', enter 2018 with their first female pilot in their 33 year history. Formed in 1985, the team now comprises seven CASA C-101 jet trainers and performs close formation aerobatic manoeuvres, often ending with their signature formation landing. 

Patrulla Aguila will join aircraft from around the world at the international celebration of RAF100, the Royal Air Force's 100th anniversary, at RAF Fairford on 13-15 July. 

“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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