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    Securing the skies

    Royal Air Force aircraft yesterday intercepted a Latvian-registered cargo aircraft which had lost communication with air traffic control.

    Securing the skies

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    Poppy Day 2014

    The Royal Air Force Spitfires Choir have been entertaining the capital today as part of London Poppy Day 2014.

    They were joined by more than 400 volunteers from RAF Stations based in the South East of the UK aiming to help raise more than £1m in 12 hours for the Royal British Legion.

    Poppy Day 2014

  • One of the first United Kingdom F-35B Lightning II aircraft is silhouetted at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, USA in the early morning sun, prior to the day's training sorties.

    First Lightning II

    Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today announced that the MOD has reached agreement in principle on an order for the first production batch of four Lightning II stealth combat aircraft.

    First Lightning II

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