Show reports
Royal International Air Tattoo 2023

Airshow

Weather conditions were mixed, with some showers, mostly in the second part of the day. Parts of the flying display needed to be adjusted due to this.


VA.1B-26 / 01-916, EAV-8

ZM161 / 027, F-35

ZM161 / 027, F-35

VA.1B-26 / 01-916, EAV-8

08-6205, MC-130

11-0058, CV-22

11-0058, CV-22

11-0058, CV-22

79+10, NH90

60125 / 125, Sk60

60125 / 125, Sk60

60125 / 125, Sk60

60125 / 125, Sk60

60125 / 125, Sk60

60125 / 125, Sk60

MM81392 / EI-922, A-129

MM81392 / EI-922, A-129

113 / 4-IR, Rafale

113 / 4-IR, Rafale

113 / 4-IR, Rafale

113 / 4-IR, Rafale

PA474 / AR-L/VN-T, Lancaster

PA474 / AR-L/VN-T, Lancaster

PA474 / AR-L/VN-T, Lancaster

D-IMTT, Me-262

D-IMTT, Me-262

D-IMTT, Me-262

D-IMTT, Me-262

D-IMTT, Me-262

D-IMTT, Me-262

D-IMTT, Me-262

D-IMTT, Me-262

Display teams

Besides the Red Arrows, Royal Jordanian Falcons and Patrulla Aguila, two teams from the Middle East visited. It was the first time the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was present with Fursan El Emarate, operating the Italian build MB-339 light trainer. Saudi Arabia brough there display team the Saudi Hawks, operating the Hawk Mk65 trainer.


8819, Hawk

8818, Hawk

8805, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

-, Hawk

8820, Hawk

430 / 1, MB-339

442 / 7, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

442 / 7, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

-, MB-339

The other theme this year, next to the 100 years Italian Air Force, was about sky tankers. Several tankers were seen at the static and displayed refueling capabilities during the show, like the MC-130J, Voyager (A-330 MMRT) and A400M.


61-0029 / BD, B-52

61-0029 / BD, B-52

61-0029 / BD, B-52

ZZ335, Voyager

ZZ335, Voyager

39268 / 268, JAS39

VA.1B-24 / 01-914, EAV-8

54+16, A400

45+15, Tornado

45+15, Tornado

44+29, Tornado

VA.1B-24 / 01-914, EAV-8

VA.1B-24 / 01-914, EAV-8

VA.1B-24 / 01-914, EAV-8

54+16, A400

54+16, A400

54+16, A400

45+14, Tornado

44+29, Tornado

54+16, A400

54+16, A400

54+16, A400

HN-411, F/A-18

HN-411, F/A-18

HN-411, F/A-18

HN-411, F/A-18

HN-411, F/A-18

HN-411, F/A-18

CSX7352 / 36-55, F-2000

CSX7352 / 36-55, F-2000

CSX7352 / 36-55, F-2000

CSX7352 / 36-55, F-2000

CSX7352 / 36-55, F-2000

CSX7352 / 36-55, F-2000

Traditionally most of the participant’s head home on Monday after the show. See our departure report in part 3. (to be published)

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