On 1 April 2018, the Royal Air Force celebrated its 100th birthday.

To mark this occasion, we reflected on our history and our achievements. We also celebrated the work we are currently doing and looked forward to the next 100 years.

RAF100 baton relay

The centenary was marked by months of special events and activities across the UK and overseas, including the Centenary Baton Relay visiting 100 sites associated with the RAF in 100 days.

Nationwide aircraft tour

The RAF100 Aircraft Tour gave members of the public a chance to get up close to RAF aircraft and technology in Cardiff, London, Newcastle (Northern Ireland), Birmingham, Glasgow, and Manchester.