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'We were all deeply saddened to hear the news that Chris Murray OBE, our former Operations Director and Company Secretary passed away peacefully on Tuesday 26th September.  Our thoughts are with his family, many friends and all those knew Chris during his long and successful career both in the RAF and later with the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises'.


Volunteering at the air tattoo?

Learn more about volunteering opportunities at the Air Tattoo, apply to become a volunteer, or log in to the volunteer area if you're already one of us!

If you wish to contact us with volunteer-related questions, please email volunteers@rafcte.com

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Why become an Air Tattoo Volunteer?

There are many reasons why people decide to become an Air Tattoo volunteer. 

Not only is it fun and hugely rewarding, offering opportunities to make friends, learn new skills and apply existing ones but you'll also be volunteering to support a great cause - the RAF Charitable Trust.

And there's no such thing as a 'stereotypical' Air Tattoo volunteer!  As a leading, international aviation event our 1,500+ strong volunteer team is as diverse as the many aircraft that join us from around the world each year.  Whoever you are and whatever your background, we believe we have a rewarding volunteer role to suit you.

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What's it like to volunteer for us?

We are the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises whose mission is to promote the Royal Air Force and inspire young people and RAF personnel to fulfil their potential in air and space through a program of world-class events and activities. 

Volunteering is a hugely rewarding opportunity.  Not only will you help us support the RAF Charitable Trust, but you will also have the opportunity to make friends and learn new skills along the way.

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What does volunteering at RIAT provide?

  • Opportunity to learn new skills and be part of a great team of over 1,250 volunteers
  • Be involved in one of the world's largest and most prestigious events
  • Supporting the work of the RAF Charitable Trust
  • Inspiring visitors through STEM activities and exhibits
  • Two complimentary tickets for RIAT to give to family or friends
  • Discount on merchandise
  • Camping or temporary accommodation
  • Freshly prepared and cooked meals in our Airfield Diner
  • Training and induction for your volunteer role
  • Access to our Volunteer Village in the evenings