Red Arrows take to the skies in Royal Air Tattoo

The Royal Air Force Red Arrows Display Team perform at RAF Fairford. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Spectators have been treated to flying displays above RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire today on the opening day of the Royal International Air Tattoo.

The annual event will continue tomorrow with thousands of visitors expected to attend.

The Breitling Wingwalkers display at RAF Fairford. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Spectators photograph the displays at the Royal International Air Tattoo. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images
A British Airways Airbus A380 plane displays with the RAF's Red Arrows. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The Italian Air force display team Frecce Tricolori. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images
A British Army Apache helicopter displays at RAF Fairford. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The RAF's Red Arrows display as part of the annual tattoo. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The Italian Air force display team Frecce Tricolori take to the skies on the first day of the Royal International Air Tattoo. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images