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World War 1 News Articles

Flight Lieutenant Geoff Williams of No II (Army Cooperation) Squadron and Tornado GR4 Weapons System Officer, Flight Lieutenant Dave Dale of No II (Army Cooperation) Squadron  looking at  Lieutenant Hubert Harvey-Kelly's Grave The family of the first British Airman to arrive in France as part of the British Expeditionary Force 100 years ago to the day he arrived, have paid their respects at his graveside. Full Story

BE-2 replica landing at Headcorn Aerodrome as part of commemorations of the first aerial deployment to war The World’s first independent Air Force was born in battle, created for a single purpose – to defend the skies over Britain. Full Story

Poppy Wreath Two RAF Foxhound vehicles and their RAF Regimentdrivers escorted an original RFC staffcar and the WW1 Aircraft Recovery Trailer that bore the wreaths on the firstleg of their journey to France. They will be laid on Wed at the Flying ServicesMemorial in Arras. Full Story

Member of 3 Squadron RAF with the Squadron Colours, commemorating the rededication of the Airmen's Cross after it was moved following the building of the Stonehenge Visitor Centre.

First Military Flying Casualties Commemorated

Royal guests have today joined with the Royal Air Force to pay tribute to two pioneers of military aviation...

Officer Commanding 2(Army Cooperation) Squadron, Wing Commander Jez Holmes in the cockpit of a Tornado GR4 prior to take off at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

100 Years Apart: Flying Over the Frontline

From BE-2 biplane to Tornado GR4 fast jet, spanning more than a Century; one of the oldest fixed wing Squadrons in the World...

3 Sqn RFC on Exercise at Halton 1913

WW1 Flying Ace Tribute

A World War 1 flying ace who shot down 57 enemy aircraft has been honoured in the naming of a new heritage centre...

The Biggles Biplane BE-2c replica unveils its new tail code. ‘471’.

The True ‘First Aircraft in France’ Revealed

BE-2 observation aircraft of No.2 Squadron Royal Flying Corps flew from Swingate Down near Dover to Amiens in France.....

wreath at the Service of Dedication at Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre.

Since it First Flew to War

On the 3rd of Aug 1914, as the war clouds gathered over Europe and Britain prepared itself for conflict, the Royal Flying Corps began to mobilise.

 Commodore Al Gillespie, Air Officer Commanding 83 Expeditionary Air Group accepts the folded RAF Ensign from Corporal Michelle Harvey-Perkins at a sunset ceremony at their desert base in the Middle East marking the WW1 centenary.

RAF Marks War Centenary

RAF’s largest deployed operational unit marked the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 with a series of ceremonies throughout the Middle East and Afghanistan.

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