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26 August 2016

Hero’s Send Off At RAF Northolt For Polish WW2 Fighter Ace

The ashes of Captain Kazimierz Sporny, fighter pilot of the famous 303 and 302 Squadrons, were repatriated to Poland during a military ceremony at Royal Air Force base in Northolt.

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24 August 2016

Waddington Centenary Statue Unveiled

A specially commissioned sculpture has been unveiled at RAF Waddington in celebration of the base’s centenary.

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24 August 2016

RAF Duathlete Inspired By The Olympics

The discipline of Duathlon isn’t usually the first thing you think of when you mention athletics. Much like a Triathlon, but without...

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G/C WA Curtis presents wings to Pilot Officer (P/O) John Gillespie Magee, author of

19 August 2016

75 Years of High Flight Beloved aviator poem’s 75th anniversary celebrated

Thursday, 18th August marked the 75th anniversary of ‘High Flight’, one of the world’s most famous aviation poems, and a celebration of the sonnet will take place at the former RAF Llandow site where it was first written.

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Minister of State in the House of Lords, the Rt Hon Earl Howe, visited members of 140 Expeditionary Air Wing at Amari Air Base in Estonia, where they are conducting NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission.

19 August 2016

Defence Minister Praises RAF Crews On Baltic Mission

Defence Minister Earl Howe has praised Royal Air Force crews serving in Estonia as part of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing Mission.

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Sopwith Pup fighter, B1778

19 August 2016

First World War Sopwith Pup aircraft on display at IWM Duxford

Visitors to IWM Duxford this summer will have the chance to see a rare First World War Sopwith Pup aircraft, which is currently on display in the Air and Sea exhibition.

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Cadets from Cheshire Fire service at Nantwich visited RAF Valley to have a look at the various emergency services available on site, visiting Mountain Rescue first, then the Survival Equipment Bay and then the Fire Section run by Serco.

18 August 2016

Fire Service Cadets visit RAF Valley

RAF Valley is used to welcoming Air Cadets on camps and visits throughout the year, but hosted cadets of a different kind recently when sixteen Fire Service cadets from Northwich in Cheshire visited the base.

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A pair of F35B's from the Royal Air Force and USMC took part in some formation flying over the east coast of England.

16 August 2016

MOD Signs £184 Million Contract To Secure Air-To-Air Missile For F-35

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded a contract worth around £184 million to ensure the UK’s new supersonic stealth combat aircraft

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The “Securing the Skies” Display Team from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire perform a crossover manoeuvre during their 2015 display at RAFC Cranwell Families’ Day.  The display team consists of a Typhoon and a BBMF Spitfire aircraft.

16 August 2016

RAF Photographic Competition 2016

The annual public vote for the ‘People’s Choice’ RAF image of the year

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AOC 38 Gp AVM Sue Gray laying a wreath at the memorial.

15 August 2016

Signallers Remember Departed Colleagues

Royal Air Force signallers based at RAF Leeming honoured their departed colleagues with their annual service of remembrance at the National Memorial Aboretum in Staffordshire

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