Additional info taken from the RIAT.
Here's looking forward to 2014 and what better way to start than letting you know who has been invited to bring aircraft to the Air Tattoo in July and what we have been doing since the last show to try and achieve these ambitions.
Well, to start with we thought that rather than just show which countries have been invited we would include the specific air arms and operators that we have invited. We want you to have as much detail as we can provide so that you understand the process we have to go through to secure aircraft. We will start updating this list with the green, amber and red traffic light system next week and continue right up until the show in July. Click here to see the list of invited air arms
Tom Gibbons, our Deputy Director Air Operations explains;
"By the end of RIAT 2013 the Air Tattoo team had, amongst many other activities, been heavily tasked with the production of a comprehensive itinerary to visit the many foreign Embassy's and High Commissions located in London. This process lays some of the more substantial foundations for RIAT 2014 and serves to demonstrate the value of attendance at the Air Tattoo and to aid nations in their compilation plans for the coming years' airshows.
The visit programme supports the annual campaign of writing personally to the worlds' Air Chiefs thanking them for their support to the previous Air Tattoo and extending invitations to the next. By the end of 2013 the team had completed this series of visits with a total of 43 enormously successful appointments carried out in London. During this period the team briefed the many Defence and Air Attachés and received a warm welcome, generating enormous interest in the operational and public themes for RIAT 2014."
So, rest assured, we are working hard on trying to secure aircraft and as soon as we have any written confirmations we will let you