Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, July 2016

The Saturday started gloomily, and didn't improve much until late in the air display. Despite that, it was a great show, particularly notable for the F-35s.

Aircraft Operator Reg'n Thumbs Notes
AgustaWestland AW109E Power QinetiQ ETPS (Empire Test Pilots School) ZE416 Ex G-ESLH
Airbus A400M Airbus demonstrator EC-406 Ex F-WWMZ
Airbus A400M Luftwaffe 54+03  
Airbus A400M Atlas C1 RAF ZM402  
Airbus C295M Oman AF 903  
Airbus C295M Polish AF 013  
Airbus Helicopters Eurocopter EC-135 Airbus Helicopters demonstrator D-HDDL Ex test registration D-HECR
Airbus KC-30A (A330-200 MRTT) Australian AF A39-001 Test registrations F-WWYI, EC-330
Airbus Voyager KC3 (A330-200 MRTT) RAF ZZ337 Test registration F-WWYV, G-VYGH
Avro 652A Nineteen Anson BAe Systems G-AHKX  
BAC Jet Provost T5 RAF G-BWSG XW324 U  
BAC Strikemaster Mk82A Oman AF G-SOAF 425  
BAe Hawk T1 RAF Red Arrows lineup    
BAe Hawk T1, Typhoon, LM F-35B Red Arrows, RAF, USMC ZK310, 168727  
BAe Hawk T1 and T1A RAF Red Arrows team   Note the 10-aircraft formation "Big big Battle".
BAe Hawk T1 RAF Red Arrows XX232  
BAe Hawk T1 RAF Red Arrows XX244  
BAe Hawk T1 RAF Red Arrows XX308 In 2018 this became the first Reds Hawk in a museum - Scotland's National Museum of Flight.
BAe Hawk T1 RAF Red Arrows XX311  
BAe Hawk T1 RAF XX200 CO  
BAe Hawk T1 Royal Navy XX316 CU-849  
BAe Hawk T1A RAF Red Arrows XX219  
BAe Hawk T1A RAF Red Arrows XX245  
BAe Hawk T1A RAF Red Arrows XX278  
BAe Hawk T1A RAF Red Arrows XX319  
BAe Hawk T1A RAF Red Arrows XX322  
BAe Hawk T1A RAF Red Arrows XX323  
BAe Hawk T1A RAF Red Arrows XX325  
BAe Hawk T1W RAF Red Arrows XX310  
BAe Hawk T2 RAF ZK016 G  
BAe Hawk T2 RAF ZK027 R  
Beech (Textron) AT-6A Beech (Textron) demonstrator N630LA  
Beech (Textron) King Air 350 ER Special Missions Beech (Textron) demonstrator N350ER  
Beech Avenger T1 Royal Navy ZZ502 Ex G-MFTC
Beech G18S Private N45CF Ex C-GJKA
Beech King Air B200GT RAF ZK451 K Ex N50130, G-RAFK
Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey USAF 12-0064  
Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey USAF Special Operations Command 12-0063  
Blackburn B2 Srs 1 BAe Systems G-AEBJ Built in 1936.
Boeing 757-200 QC New Zealand AF NZ7572 Ex Transavia Airlines PH-TKB
Boeing AH-64D Apache Netherlands AF Q-18  
Boeing CH-47F Chinook Netherlands AF D-890  
Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet US Navy 168930  
Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker USAFE 58-0100 D  
Boeing KC-767J Japanese ASDF 07-3604 Ex N770TT - there are only four of these, plus four Italian versions.
Boeing P-8A Poseidon US Navy 168853 853 Ex N717DS
Boeing PT-13D Kaydet (E75) Breitling N5057V Ex USAAF 42-17435
Boeing PT-13D Kaydet (E75) Breitling Wingwalkers team    
Bristol Scout C replica BAe Systems G-FDHB RNAS 1264  
Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander Britten-Norman G-JSAT Ex G-BVFK
Britten-Norman BN-2T-4S Defender 4000 Britten-Norman G-WPNS Newly-upgraded demonstrator. Ex G-BWPU, G-GMPB.
CASA CN235-100MPA Persuader Irish Air Corps 252  
Cessna 208 Grand Caravan EX Special Missions Cessna N867EX  
Dassault Dornier Alpha Jet A QinetiQ ETPS ZJ645 45 Ex Luftwaffe 98+62.
Dassault Dornier Alpha Jet E French AF E35 705-MA  
Dassault Dornier Alpha Jet E French AF E167 705-MN  
Dassault Falcon 20 ECM Norwegian AF 053 Ex F-WNGO, F-BNRE, LN-FOD.
Dassault Mirage 2000N French AF Ramex Delta team 375 125-CI  
Dassault Mirage 2000N French AF Ramex Delta team 3535 125-AM  
Dassault Mirage 2000N French AF Ramex Delta team    
Dassault Rafale C French AF 142 4-GU  
De Havilland Canada DHC-1A-1 Chipmunk Private G-AKDN  
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22A (T10) RAF G-ARMG WK558 DH  
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (T10) RAF G-BBMO WK514  
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (T10) RAF G-BBND WD286  
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (T10) RAF G-BCPU WP973  
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22 (T10) RAF G-BYHL WG308  
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T10 UK Army G-HDAE as WP964 The oldest surviving Chippie, UK-built for Portuguese AF as 1304, ex CS-DAE
De Havilland DH60 Moth BAe Systems G-EBLV Built in 1925, flown by Alan Cobham.
Dornier 228-212 Netherlands Coastguard PH-CGC Ex D-CNLB
Eurocopter Squirrel HT1 (AS-350BB Ecureuil) RAF Defence Helicopter Flying School ZJ268 68 Ex G-BXJE
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 RAF ZK306 ED  
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 RAF ZK310 FL  
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 RAF ZK315 41 TES (Test and Evaluation Squadron) Centenary livery
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 RAF ZK329 FH  
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 RAF ZK352 BV  
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 RAF ZK354 BY  
Eurofighter Typhoon S Luftwaffe 30+29 "NTM 2016 The Cyber Tiger"
Eurofighter Typhoon S Luftwaffe 30+68 Luftwaffe 60th Anniversary livery. I've got photos of this flying at the ILA Berlin Airshow
Eurofighter Typhoon S Spanish AF C16-36 14-03  
Eurofighter Typhoon T Italian AF MM55095 4-23  
Eurofighter Typhoon T Luftwaffe 30+05  
Eurofighter Typhoon T Luftwaffe 30+59  
Evektor EV-97 Eurostar SL Private G-HMCF  
Extra EA300L Royal Jordanian Falcons team    
Extra EA300L Royal Jordanian Falcons JY-RFB  
Extra EA300L Royal Jordanian Falcons JY-RFE  
General Dynamics F-16AM Belgian Air Component FA-77 Tiger livery
General Dynamics F-16AM Belgian Air Component Solo Display Team FA-123 Blizzard livery
Grob G103A Twin II Acro Viking T1 RAF Air Cadets ZE636 XZ  
Grob G109B Vigilant T1 RAF Air Cadets ZH278 SF Ex D-KAIS
Grob G115E Tutor T1 RAF Bristol UAS G-BYUL UL  
Gulfstream G550 (GV-SP) Gulfstream N550GA Test registration.
Hawker Hunter F58 RAF ZZ191 Ex Swiss AF J-4058, G-BWFS, G-HHAD. Operated by Hawker Hunter Aviation for the RAF.
Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk1B Royal Navy G-BKTH Z7015 7-L Shuttleworth Collection.
Ikarus C42 FB80 Bravo Private G-HMCD  
Lockheed C-130E Hercules Pakistan AF 4144 144 Ex AP-AUT
Lockheed C-130H Hercules Belgian Air Component CH-08 Ex USAF 71-1804
Lockheed C-130H Hercules Jordanian AF 347  
Lockheed CP-140M Aurora Canadian AF 140105  
Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules C5 RAF ZH883 Special livery for the 50th anniversary of the Hercules in the RAF.
Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon Turkish AF Soloturk 88-0032  
Lockheed Martin F-22A and F-35A USAF 09-4191 and 12-5042 This was to be a Heritage Flight, but the P-51 didn't make it.
Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor USAF 09-4181 FF  
Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor USAF 09-4191 FF  
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II USAF 12-5042 LF  
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II USAF 12-5058 LF  
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II RAF ZM137  
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II US Marine Corps (USMC) 168727 VM-19  
Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II USAF 11-5737  
Lockheed P-3C Orion German Navy 60+03  
MBB Bo105P1M German Army 87+62  
McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II Greek AF 01504  
McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II Greek AF 71755  
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle USAF 86-0165 LN  
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle USAF 86-0176 LN  
McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle USAF 91-0605 LN  
MiG-29A Polish AF 108  
Mil Mi-171Sh Croatian AF 223  
North American OV-10B Bronco Luftwaffe G-ONAA 99+18 Ex D-9547
Northrop Grumman X-47B mock-up US Navy '168063 NG-501'  
Panavia Tornado ECR Luftwaffe 46+50 Luftwaffe 60th Anniversary markings.
Panavia Tornado GR4 RAF ZA612 074  
Panavia Tornado GR4 RAF ZG771 RAF Marham centenary livery
Panavia Tornado IDS Luftwaffe 43+38  
Piaggio P-166C Private I-FENI Ex I-PIAS
Pilatus PC-9M Croatian AF Krila Oluje team    
Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior Private G-BOYH Ex N8795F
Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee Private G-BABG Ex N7978W, PH-APU
PZL M-28B Bryza 1R Skytruck Polish Navy 1017 Battle of the Atlantic livery. Bryza = sea breeze
PZL-130TC-2 Turbo Orlik Polish AF Team Orlik 049 and 051  
Saab JAS39D Gripen Swedish AF 39821 821  
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 RAF G-GGRR XX614 I  
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 RAF G-DAWG XX522 06  
Shorts SC7 Skyvan 3M Private G-PIGY Ex LX-JUL
Shorts Tucano T1 RAF ZF485  
Slingsby Grasshopper TX1 RAF Air Cadets WZ828 DFS SG38 with a Kirby Cadet wing
Slingsby T21B Sedbergh TX1 RAF Air Cadets WB922  
Slingsby T31 Tandem Tutor Cadet TX3 RAF Air Cadets XA310  
Slingsby T61F Falke Venture T2 RAF Air Cadets ZA656 G-BTWC Modified Scheibe SF 25B
SOCATA TB-20 Trinidad Private HB-KAB  
Tecnam P2002 Sierra Private G-HACS  
Tecnam P2008 JC Private G-RFCA  
Textron Airland Scorpion (Cessna E530) Textron demonstrator N531TA  
Transall C-160D Luftwaffe 50+48  
Westland WAH-64D Longbow Apache AH1 UK Army ZH226