THE Royal Worldwide Air Tattoo has been cancelled for the second yr in a row.
The administration group determined it was too dangerous to press forward with this summer season’s three-day occasion at RAF Fairford which might have celebrated the air present’s fiftieth anniversary.
A spokesman for RIAT stated: “It’s with nice remorse that the administrators of RAF Charitable Belief Enterprises have taken the tough resolution to cancel this summer season’s Royal Worldwide Air Tattoo, which was attributable to happen at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire on July 16-18.
“For the previous six months, the group has been working tirelessly to plan a planning framework that might resolve the various complexities concerned in staging such a big occasion, together with find out how to ship the very important worldwide part of some 30 nations.
“Nevertheless, the board concluded that owing to the continued uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 in the course of the essential construct as much as, and supply of, the world’s best airshow, there have been just too many dangers related to urgent forward.
“Whereas we perceive that this resolution shall be met with disappointment by our many supporters, we all know they recognise the accountability we’ve got, to all our stakeholders, to stage a protected and profitable occasion.
“We hope that taking the choice now will present readability to all these concerned within the airshow, together with our unimaginable military of volunteers, our loyal ticketholders, our valued suppliers, company friends and sponsors in addition to the various army air arms from all over the world who have been hoping to affix us in July to have fun our fiftieth anniversary.
“We glance ahead and are decided to offer alternatives for this vital milestone within the Air Tattoo’s historical past to be celebrated in 2021 together with constructing on the unimaginable success of final summer season’s Digital Air Tattoo, particulars of which to observe.
“Within the meantime, we want to thanks on your magnificent assist, each for the airshow and for our father or mother charity the RAF Charitable Belief, and we very a lot look ahead to seeing you all at what shall be a spectacular Royal Worldwide Air Tattoo 2022.”