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Welcome to Flightline UK's coverage of the Royal International Air Tattoo 2006 at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) is the largest military airshow in world regualrly boasting line-ups of 300 or more aircraft. In 2006 RIAT's main theme was "Rapid Global Effect" and takes in all manner of aircraft involved in deploying men and equipment around the world. There was also many aircraft from the manufacturers this year with Farnborough being held the week after Fairford as well as some great joint formations that all went together to make one of the world's greatest airshows.

 Many thanks to Michele Eccles, the RIAT Media Team, Brian Hayward and the FRIAT Team


Part One: - RIAT 2006 - The Show

Part Two: - Rapid Global Effect

Part Three: - Fairford Fusion - UK Armed Forces and other highlights

Part Four: RIAT 2006 - The Flying Display


Daily RIAT News Report 1 - Wednesday 12th July

Daily RIAT News Report 2 - Thursday 13th July

Daily RIAT News Report 3 - Friday 14th July

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