RIAT 2021 Participation and Discussion Thread

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Hi all,

There are plenty of threads discussion whether the show will take place and what it will look like in a post-COVID world - please keep the COVID discussion in those threads just so we can maintain a bit of separation.

This thread is on the assumption that the show will be taking place, in some form or other, and is exclusively for the normal course of discussion about participants, whether confirmed, self-confirmed or rumoured.

Hopefully we can all look forward to a return to RIAT 2021, and some exciting participation. So please, make sure that you use this thread for (I don't think that there is any yet, but) any discussion about RIAT participation in this thread. :grinning:

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And in that vein - ICAS is taking place today, albeit in a virtual form. Perhaps worth keeping an eye on potential US demo team participation when the calendars are announced this afternoon.

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fingers crossed here for the A10 demo.

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I heard a rumour a few years ago that the Royal Jordanian Falcons might be there.
A weather forecast is a forecast and just that

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Interesting. What’s your sauce?

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Their commentator
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have the Jordanians ever sent anything other than the falcons and there lovely C-130.

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Very unlikely the Blue Angels will turn up but I would hope to see them next year

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edhunter wrote:
Tue 08 Dec 2020, 2:58 pm
have the Jordanians ever sent anything other than the falcons and there lovely C-130.
F-5Es and Mirage F1s

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Mike wrote:
Tue 08 Dec 2020, 3:38 pm
edhunter wrote:
Tue 08 Dec 2020, 2:58 pm
have the Jordanians ever sent anything other than the falcons and there lovely C-130.
F-5Es and Mirage F1s
Thanks

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Well according to some posted prelim schedules on US forum no Thunderbirds - no announced Blue Angels but for all those who love speculating out there 17-18 July is a weekend off - haven't some of these schedules been round for awhile though?

F22 prelim schedule does not include RIAT but there is a gap over the period - have they not announced overseas dates later in the past?

F16 prelim does not include RIAT but there is a gap over the period

CF18 displaying elsewhere

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Viper demo team added Riat 2019 in March of the that year. They may add Riat at a later date. I see all display teams minus including thunderbirds (not blue angels) have the weekend free. I’m not guaranteeing all of them are gonna come to Riat, but I can say at least one probably will

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Funnily the viper was coming to Riat 2020 before cancellation 🤔

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Also the f-22 raptor pilot liked my comment on Instagram asking if the team was coming to Riat

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The USAF F35 demo also has RIAT weekend clear BUT has a December date at... Lakenheath??

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Surprisingly no Snowbirds - same source as before

Schedule shows no engagement for the A10 over the RIAT period


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Fairford and Legends entries confirmed but “TBD”

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Tommy wrote:
Tue 08 Dec 2020, 4:33 pm
Fairford and Legends entries confirmed but “TBD”
Where did u hear this??

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They could all come to fairford

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Streffo123 wrote:
Tue 08 Dec 2020, 4:37 pm
Tommy wrote:
Tue 08 Dec 2020, 4:33 pm
Fairford and Legends entries confirmed but “TBD”
Where did u hear this??
https://www.acc.af.mil/Home/Aerial-Even ... -schedule/

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Streffo123 wrote:
Tue 08 Dec 2020, 4:37 pm
Tommy wrote:
Tue 08 Dec 2020, 4:33 pm
Fairford and Legends entries confirmed but “TBD”
Where did u hear this??
The link I posted above. They’re listed as green which means “pending final approval” and the assets are “TBD”.

I’d take that, (with a pinch of salt as always) as pretty positive news for something from the US.

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I just got a like on a comment by the f22 raptor pilot on Instagram five minutes ago asking if they were coming to the uk next year

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Probably safer to rely on the information officially posted, rather than a “like”, I think.

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Yes indeed, but still if the pilot likes it and there is evidence that a USAF display team is coming over, it seems pretty interesting

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