LIVE BLOG: Prince Charles at RIAT

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  • The Prince of Wales visits the air tattoo at RAF Fairford today.
  • We'll be bringing you live updates throughout the afternoon.

4:15pm

Prince Charles has now left RAF Fairford, having spent time speaking with members of the public and the air cadets.

4:12pm

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4:02pm

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Prince Charles is now meeting the pilots of the Red Arrows before inspecting the planes himself.

3:41pm

This Is Wiltshire:

Here's Prince Charles being shown around at RIAT.

3:20pm

One of the schoolchildren asked Prince Charles for a selfie. He said no.

3:20pm

This Is Wiltshire:

The Red Arrows lined up ready to meet Prince Charles.

3:18pm

Prince Charles has arrived. He's chatting to cadets and schoolchildren.

3:11pm

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3:10pm

This Is Wiltshire:

Here's the Red Arrows at RAF Fairford. They've just flown over the Adver offices. Twice.

3:00pm

2:52pm

The media are all gathering with the Prince of Wales due to arrive any minute.

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2:25pm

The Prince of Wales is expected to arrive shortly. He will firstly spend some time in the Techno Zone, before heading across to meet the Red Arrows. It is expected he will be in Fairford for an hour.

2:23pm

This Is Wiltshire:

Here's the latest scene at RAF Fairford as spectators prepare for the arrival of Prince Charles, due in about 20 minutes.

1:33pm

The Prince is due at the airfield in just over an hour. There are approximately 20,000 people at RAF Fairford today.

11:45am

Prince Charles will be the special guest at RAF Fairford today as the annual Royal International Air Tattoo gets underway.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Red Arrows, the world famous display team are set to be the main attraction, and there is a chance today for visitors to see the planes up close in the pit area.

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