Airshow: RIAT 2016 Departures

The ever popular departures day at RIAT, and although some the star attractions had departed the night before or were scheduled to remain, there was enough variety to class this as one of the best departure days for a couple of years.

The full list of aircraft shot are listed below:

  • Aermacchi MB-339
  • Airbus A330 Voyager
  • Airbus A400 Atlas
  • Alenia C-27J Spartan
  • BAC Strikemaster
  • Beech 18
  • Bell Boeing CV-22 Osprey
  • Boeing CH-47 Chinook
  • Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
  • Boeing KC-767
  • Britten Normander Islander
  • Britten Norman Defender
  • CASA C-235 / C-295
  • Dassault Falcon (Mystere)
  • Dassault Rafale
  • Dassault Mirage 2000
  • Dornier 228
  • Eurofighter Typhoon
  • Extra EA-300
  • Gulfstream G550
  • Hawker Beechcraft 350CER Avenger T1
  • Hawker Siddeley Hawk T1
  • Lockheed C-130 Hercules
  • Lockheed P-3 Orion
  • Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
  • MBB BO-105
  • McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom
  • McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
  • Mil Mi-171
  • North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
  • Northrop F-5 Tiger
  • Panavia Tornado
  • Piaggio P-166C
  • Pilatus PC-9
  • PZL-Mielec M-28B1R Bryza
  • PZL-Mielec PZL-130TC-II Turbo Orlik
  • Raytheon 1900D,
  • Shorts S-312 Tucano
  • Shorts Skyvan
  • Saab JAS-39 Gripen
  • Transall C-160
  • Westland AH-64 Apache



Location: RAF Fairford, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, UK.

Equipment used:

Cameras: Canon EOS-1D X, Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Lenses: Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS USM, Canon EF 1.4x T/C II