Millions invested in pilot training at state-of-the-art helicopter centre

The Ministry of Defence has announced an over £90 million investment in a world-leading helicopter simulation centre to help train the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter pilots of the future… More information

Chinooks Swoop In To Join Forces With Pumas

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The first Royal Air Force Chinook helicopters have moved to RAF Benson to join their Puma counterparts.

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Qinetiq scores £5.2m contract to test upgrades to RAF’s Chinook helicopters

CHINOOKQinetiq has landed a £5.2million contract to test and evaluate work undertaken on the… More information

MOD Invests in new Synthetic Helicopter Training Equipment

SYNTHETICThe Ministry of Defence is investing £80 million in new world-class equipment to help train the Royal Air Force and… More information

The RAF Chinook Force is coming home from Afghanistan

A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter firing flares over Afghanistan.After thirteen years supporting operations in Afghanistan, the first of the three remaining Royal Air Force Chinooks left Kabul this morning to begin the journey home. Since the end of combat operations in Afghanistan in… More information

RAF take delivery of the Mark 6 Chinook

CHINOOKThe first of the RAF’s fourteen new Chinook helicopters have been unveiled by the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, following its entry into service on time. During a visit to RAF Odiham, the home of the Chinook force, Philip Hammond also announced a new £115 million agreement… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF Falcons ready to jump into a new season – 1 May

FALCONSOn Thursday 1st May the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team will be launching their new 2014 display season by leaping from a Chinook helicopter into Witney Leys recreational field for the public to enjoy! The RAF Falcons first… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

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