The world famous RIAT, (Royal International Air Tattoo) will take place on 8 – 10 July at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. This years theme will be ‘The Next Generation: Inspiring Innovation’, so with that in mind the F-35 Lightning II, the world’s latest fighter jet will take to the skies to showcase the next generation of air power.
When it comes to firing the imagination of the next generation of engineers, scientists and aviators the Air Tattoo will spotlight the men, women and machines that also represent the future of aviation.
Visitors to RIAT will experience cutting-edge aircraft technology on display both in the air and on the show ground with Top Guns from around the world taking part in an action-packed 8 hour flying display (4 hours on Friday) demonstrating their skills at the controls of the latest fighter jets such as the F-35, F-22 and Typhoon as well as the Gripen, F-16, Rafale and Mirage.
Alongside these will be the outstanding Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows and the nostalgia evoking Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
To provide inspiration to the next generation and to underline their commitment to youth, the organisers are planning to stage official celebrations marking the 75th anniversary of the Air Cadet Organisation.
Powervamp’s ‘Airshow Support’ division is proud to be involved with this years Air Tattoo, as its has been for the previous 3 years, and will be providing power to all static aircraft using its range of ground power equipment.
Powervamp will supply its PV90-3 and PV45 400Hz frequency converters as well as its very latest PS300 DC power supplies to ensure all aircraft have silent ground power available to keep the complex avionic suites online as well as powering auxiliary equipment such as electric doors, air-conditioning and internal lighting.
Powervamp will deploy half of its large aviation airshow support team to RIAT whilst the remaining staff set up equipment at the world famous Farnborough Airshow which runs from the 11th-17th July. More information to follow shortly on the Farnborough Airshow.