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Air Tattoo Flying Display

Published: 17 May 2019   updated: 31 May 2019

The Air Tattoo returns this July to RAF Fairford with one of the most diverse flying displays and static line ups in the world. We've got 31 air arms confirmed from 20 different nations, which means the Air Tattoo is the best place to get your military aviation fix this summer. 

The Air Tattoo is planned all year round and we work with nations across the world to bring you an amazing line up of aircraft. This year our flying display is as varied as ever, including highlights like a pair of Spanish Navy AV-8B Harriers, Ukrainian Su-27, US Air Force F-16 Viper Demo Team, Italian Frecce Tricolori - plus a lot more! You really can't see variety like this anywhere else.

Scroll through all the amazing display aircraft below and click their names to find out more about them. 

Due to reasons outside our control, a number of aircraft displays will appear on different days, for reasons such as display team commitments. We can confirm that the Red Arrows and Spanish Navy Harriers are planning to fly on all three days!

Click through to each page to read more and some pages include videos relating to the aircraft.

Belgian Air Force F-16
The Blades Aerobatic Team
The Breitling Jet Team Finnish Air Force F-18 Hornet
Greek Air Force T-6A Texan II 'Team Daedalus'
Royal Jordanian Falcons
Italian Air Force Frecce Tricolori
Italian Air Force M-346A
Italian Air Force F-2000 Typhoon
Italian Air Force C-27J Spartan
NATO E-3A AWACS Slovenian Air Force PC-9M Swift
Spanish Navy AV-8B Harrier II (x2) Swedish Air Force JAS-39C Gripen
Swiss Air Force F-18 Hornet Army Air Corps AH-64D Apache
Royal Air Force CH-47D Chinook Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team The Red Arrows
Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hurricane Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster
Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire Royal Air Force Tucano 
Royal Air Force Tutor Royal Air Force Typhoon
Royal Air Force F-35B Lightning Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flanker
US Air Force F-16 Viper Demo Team US Air Force Special Operations Command CV-22B Osprey

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Also, have a look at this video of highlights from the 2018 Air Tattoo!

“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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