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