AIR TATTOO - RIAT 2018, 100 YEARS OF RAF

The Air Tattoo will back next summer from 13-15 July 2018 at RAF Fairford to commemorate the Centenary of the Royal Air Force.

Air Tattoo RIAT 2018 Fairford 100 years RAF
Air Tattoo RIAT 2018, Fairford, 100 years of RAF

The 2018 Air Tattoo (13-15 July) has been selected by the Royal Air Force as the international celebration of the RAF’s Centenary! Air arms, aircraft and those who serve will come together from around the world for a global salute to the RAF.

RAF100 at the Air Tattoo will include a flying display from the world famous Red Arrows aerobatic team, the RAF's newest F-35B Lightning II and a RAF mass flypast (Friday only). In addition, aircraft from all around the world will join the RAF to celebrate its special anniversary. They include the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Demo Team, the Romanian Air Force MiG-21 LanceR, the Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flanker, Eurofighter and F-16 demos from three different nations, to name just a few.

RIAT 2018 will have a full three days of air show with over 7 hours of flying display on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday will feature a Royal Review of aircraft and dramatic flypasts to celebrate the RAF Centenary. Due to the nature of this event, flying participants may be different on each day.

Royal International Air Tattoo RIAT 2018 confirmed aircraft (Flying Display)

- Agusta A.109BA, A-109 Solo Display Team, Belgian Air Force
- Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon, F-16 Solo Display Team, Belgian Air Force
- Mc Donnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet, CF-18 Demo Team, Royal Canadian Air Force
- Airbus Military A.400M, Airbus Defence & Space
- The Great War Display Team- Se.5A, Be.2C, Avro 504, Fokker DR.1, Sopwith Triplane, Junkers CL.1
- De Haviland Vampire T.55/FB.6 (x2), Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron
- SAAB JAS-39C Gripen, 211.tl, Czech Air Force
- Mc Donnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet, HavLLv 11, Finnish Air Force
- NH Industries NH-90TTH, Utti Jaeger Regiment, Finnish Army Aviation
- Couteau Delta- 2x Dassualt Mirage 2000D, French Air Force
- Dassualt Rafale C, Rafale Solo Display Team, French Air Force
- Dassualt Rafale M (x2), 11F/12F, French Navy
- Breguet Atlantique II, 21F, French Navy
- Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcon, Team Zeus, Hellenic Air Force
- Royal Jordanian Falcons, 4x Extra EA.330LX, Royal Jordanian Air Force
- Frecce Tricolori, 10x Aermachi AT-339A, Italian Air Force
- Alenia C-27J Spartan, 311 Gruppo/Reparto Sperimentale Volo, Italian Air Force
- Eurofighter F-2000A, 311 Gruppo/Reparto Sperimentale Volo, Italian Air Force
- Aermachi T-346A, 311 Gruppo/Reparto Sperimentale Volo, Italian Air Force
- Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcon, Tiger Demo Team, Polish Air Force
- Mikoyan Mig-21 LanceR, Esc 861, Romanian Air Force
- Pilatus PC-9M Swift, Letalska Sola, Slovenian Air Force
- Patrulla Aguila, 7x Casa C-101 Aviojet, Spanish Air Force
- SAAB JAS-39C Gripen, F.7 Wing, Swedish Air Force
- Mc Donnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet, Solo Display Team, Swiss Air Force
- PC-7 Team, 9x Pilatus PC-7 Turbotrainer, Swiss Air Force
- Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon, Solo Turk, Turkish Air Force
- Sukhoi Su-27P1M Flanker, 831 Tactical Aviation Brigade, Ukrainian Air Force
- Boeing Chinook HC.6, 18/27 Squadron, Royal Air Force
- Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4, 29(R) Squadron, Royal Air Force
- Red Arrows, 9x BAE Systems Hawk T.1A, Royal Air Force
- Supermarine Spitfire (x4), Hawker Hurricane (x2), Avro Lancaster & Douglas DC-3 Dakota, BBMF, Royal Air Force
- Grob G.115E Tutor T.1, 6 Flying Training School, Royal Air Force
- Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II, 56th Fighter Wing/F-35 Heritage Flight Team, United States Air Force (Together with P-51D Mustang)
- Bell Boeing CV-22B Osprey, 7th Special Operations Squadron, United States Air Force


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