RAF100 Heroes

The people behind the RAF

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100 Heroes

Keep an eye out from April 1st as each day for 100 days we will be profiling someone from the RAF as part of our 100 Heroes series. You’ll get to learn about the breadth of roles within the Royal Air Force and the brave men and women that make up the force.

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Baton Relay - Kick off

1st Apr

To launch the start of the RAF 100 Baton Relay one of our veterans will handover the baton to one of our youngest serving airmen. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to find out more.

Royal Courts of Justice The Strand London

Visit: https://www.raf.mod.uk/raf100/whats-on/

Baton Relay - Folkestone

14th Apr

Come and join the RAF100 Baton Relay when it reaches Kent. There will be a fun for all the family and you can even see the world famous Red Arrows and sit in Red 10 for selfies! All are invited. 

National Memorial to the Few Folkestone Kent TN24 8DH

Baton Relay - IWM Duxford

1st Jul

See the RAF100 Baton Relay as it reaches the Imperial War Museum in Duxford. Learn more about the 100 years of the Royal Air Force through stories of airmanship, endeavour and triumph. 

IWM Duxford Cambridge CB22 4QR

Visit: https://www.raf.mod.uk/raf100/whats-on/

Baton Relay - Bletchley Park

Come down and see the RAF100 Baton Relay as it reaches one of the most well-known sites that was decisive in winning the Second World War. The home of The Codebreakers, learn more about the role this site played in helping the Royal Air Force and wider forces win the war. 

The Mansion Bletchley Park Sherwood Dr Bletchley Milton Keynes MK3 6EB

Visit: https://www.raf.mod.uk/raf100/whats-on/


10th Jul

The pinnacle of RAF100 celebrations – the flypast. Taking place on The Mall and over Buckingham Palace, the flypast will feature up to 100 aircraft and will be the biggest ever undertaken by the Royal Air Force in recent times. Come down and join us to see what will be a once in a lifetime event.

The Mall London SW1A 1AA

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Join STARRSHIP - a joint project with the RAF and Rolls Royce across social media - as we look to inspire the next generation to literally go to the stars and learn more about space.

Visit: YouTube to see what it's about

100 Open Cockpits and Cabs

To celebrate the 100 years since the formation of the RAF, London and Cosford will be offering visitors the rare and exciting chance to get a closer look inside 100 cockpits and vehicles from our collection during our Open Cockpit and Cab events which take place during four events at each site.

Visit: The RAF Museum