August 23, 2017 10.09 am This story is over 75 months old

RAF confirm more static aircraft for Scampton Airshow 2017

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The RAF today confirmed more static aircraft for the first Scampton Airshow later this year.

Joining the line-up on September 9 and 10 will be a second Typhoon FGR.4 from Coningsby, a Squirrel HT.1 helicopter and the mighty A400M Atlas.

Squirrel HT.1 helicopter

These aircraft join one of the largest gatherings of RAF aircraft at an airshow this year, including:

Grob Tutor
Tucano (x2)
King Air
Hawk T.1
Hawk T.2
Tornado (x2)

There will also be a mix of static aircraft from around the world, including rare types like the Blackburn Buccaneer and Sukhoi Su-22 and foreign military visitors like the Canadian CF-18, two Dutch F-16s and Germany’s Eurofighter.

In the skies above RAF Scampton, there will also be two special flypasts to salute the Royal Air Force’s close links with the county of Lincolnshire.

A400M Atlas

On Saturday, September 9 the airshow will see the nine Hawks of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, in formation with a Sentinel airborne surveillance aircraft. This formation will also be followed by an E-3D Sentry.

On Sunday, September 10 the Red Arrows will fly in formation with the Sentinel only.

The full list of confirmed aircraft can be found here, with advance tickets only available on the website.