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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.
A bumper crowd of almost 150,000 people were treated to a spectacular display of aviation from across the globe during the three-day Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.
Highlights included a massed flypast of vintage warplanes to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The Vulcan XH558 made its final Air Tattoo appearances before it retires at the end of this year. The delta-winged Cold War bomber performed dramatic solo displays followed by joint flypasts with the RAF Red Arrows on Saturday and Sunday.
The airshow also hosted the international debut of the Japanese Kawasaki P-1 maritime patrol aircraft, which performed in the flying display. Five aerobatic display teams performed spectacular routines with the Patrouille de France, Patrulla Aguila from Spain, the Swiss PC-7 Team and the Royal Jordanian Falcons joining the Red Arrows in thrilling the crowds.
In total 232 aircraft from 27 air arms representing 22 countries took part in the Air Tattoo.
“As well as providing one of the world’s greatest aviation spectacles, the Air Tattoo plays an important role in support of UK defence diplomacy. The 2015 airshow once again provided a relaxed yet dynamic meeting place where senior industry figures and military chiefs could come together to celebrate the best of aviation."
The world's biggest military air tattoo is underway at RAF Fairford, attracting huge crowds from around the world.
Aerial displays will take place all weekend, but today a very special tribute was made to mark 75 years since the Battle of Britain.
We've been sent some footage of the special moment.
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.
The roar of B52 Stratofortress Bombers can be heard over Gloucestershire for the next fortnight.
The american planes, which were first used in the 1960s cold war era are at RAF Fairford as part of European military exercises.
The unit commander Brad Dyer says that their presence here is part of the partnership between the united kingdom and america.