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The gates have opened at the Fairford Air Show in Gloucestershire.
Final preparations have been made for what is the Biggest Air Show in the UK. The much anticipated debut of the most advanced fighter jet in the world - the F 35 B Lightning - and displays from the Red Arrows will be the highlights.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are also expected to be attending the event.
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You'll need to keep your eyes peeled again this summer as the Red Arrows return to the West once more.
The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team will take to the skies above RAF Fairford in typically thrilling fashion on all three days of the airshow.
Last year a bumper crowd of almost 150,000 people were treated to a spectacular displays from across the globe during the three-day Royal International Air Tattoo at the airfield in Gloucestershire.
Other highlights this year include the twin-turboprop Beech King Air, used by the RAF for advanced multi-engine pilot training.
Adding a touch of nostalgia favourites such as the Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire from the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will also take to the sky.
Eager fans will also have the opportunity to meet the Red Arrows in the RAF Village, as well as being able to speak to a number of RAF personnel.
Final preparations are underway for the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. Planes and pilots have arrived from all over the world, with tickets almost sold out.
This year marks the final appearance of the legendary bomber the Vulcan, which is being retired. Caron Bell reports.
More than 50,000 people have been at RAF Fairford for the second day of the Royal International Air Tattoo.
Among the many flying displays were the Red Arrows - who are celebrating their 50th anniversary.
The event opened for the first time on a Friday this year, which allowed fans to get up close and meet the pilots and engineers.
Andy Armstrong, Chief Executive of RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises, says its been a great success:
The Royal International Air Tattoo opened to the public for the first time today. Thousands were treated to the sights and sounds of the world's biggest military air show at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.
There were two major draws today - the Red Arrows, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary, and the Prince of Wales - who was once a pilot himself.
Our Gloucestershire Correspondent Ken Goodwin was there - and captured a flavour of the event on his camera.
The world's largest military airshow is underway in Gloucestershire. It's the first time that the Royal International Air Tattoo has opened on a Friday.
The Prince of Wales has joined celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Red Arrows display team.
But there's disappointment that an American fighter jet, which was due to make its international show debut, has been grounded for safety reasons.
Thousands of people have made the trip to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire today for the world's biggest military airshow. Prince Charles is there too.
This year the International Air Tattoo is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Red Arrows. It's the first time the event has opened to the public on a Friday.