Airshow: RIAT 2016 Displays

RIAT finally was able to secure the appearance of the long awaited F-35 Lightning II.  Not only was able to secure the RAF’s F-35B but also an appearance from the US Marines and an F-35A from the USAF.

The full list of aircraft shot are listed below:

  • Aermacchi MB-339
  • AgustaWestland AW-159 Wildcat
  • Airbus A400 Atlas
  • BAC Strikemaster
  • Bell Boeing CV-22 Osprey
  • Boeing CH-47 Chinook
  • Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
  • Boeing Stearman
  • Cessna E530 Scorpion
  • Dassault Rafale
  • Dassault Mirage 2000
  • Eurofighter Typhoon
  • Extra EA-300
  • Hawker Beechcraft AT-6B Texan II
  • Hawker Hurricane
  • Hawker Siddeley Hawk T1
  • Lockheed C-130 Hercules
  • Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
  • Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29
  • North American P-51 Mustang
  • Northrop F-5 Tiger
  • Pilatus PC-9
  • PZL-Mielec PZL-130TC-II Turbo Orlik
  • Supermarine Spitfire
  • Saab JAS-39 Gripen
  • 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 28-70mm F/2.8L USM, Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Ext 1.4x