RIAT 2014

The 2014 Royal International Air Tattoo was last July; I intended to post this rather less than 4 months after the fact1 but it got stuck in my procrastination pile.

I had a three day ticket (Friday to Monday) which included, on the Friday, access to the pit area where the display teams2 parked their aircraft when they weren’t on display.

The photos I’ve gotten3 around to processing and uploading to Flickr:

The weather was very good, which is always a plus when you’re wandering around a field all day. Saturday was scorching hot and Sunday was cloudy with a little rain. However on Friday, it was cloudy but still more than sunny enough for me to get quite sunburned4:

By the time I got home I was peeling lots.

  1. I might even have settled for doing it before tickets for 2015 went on sale []
  2. Frecce Tricolori, Red Arrows, Breitling Jet Team, Patrouille de France and Patrouille Suisse []
  3. Out of around 4500 images — every time I dig through the pile I find another few worth bothering with []
  4. Protip: sun cream needs to be used to be effective… []