Exciting conclusion to public centenary celebrations

The Imperial War Museum at Duxford, one of the country’s most historic airfields, played host to the Royal Air Force (RAF) during its Battle of Britain Air Show today (23 Sep 18), in a collaboration which saw vintage and modern aircraft fly together in celebration of 100 years of RAF history… More information

RAF100 Celebrations in France

To mark 100 years of bilateral cooperation in the air, two vintage aircraft from World War I were on a free-to-public display in the central courtyard of Les Invalides… More information

Prime Minister Praises RAF at Centenary Reception

The Prime Minister Theresa May, has welcomed members of the Military to No 10 to mark the Centenary of the Royal Air Force. She hosted the Defence Secretary, three Service Chiefs and current and former service personnel at Downing Street today to recognise the dedication of those who have served in the RAF over the last 100 years… More information

RAF’s legendary Dambusters squadron reforms to fly F-35 jets

The squadron immortalised by the Dambusters raid of World War II has been reformed to fly the UK’s new F-35 fighter jets, the Defence Secretary has announced… More information

Britain set to launch Combat Air Strategy, Defence Secretary announces

A Combat Air Strategy will be launched to ensure Britain maintains a world-leading combat air capability, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced in front of the defence select committee today… More information

Chief of the air staff visits Royal Air Force personnel on NATO mission

The Chief of the Air Staff has visited Royal Air Force personnel conducting the NATO air policing mission which safeguards the integrity of Allies’ sovereign airspace… More information

RAF opens close combat role to women ahead of schedule

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced that from September this year, ground close combat roles in the RAF Regiment will be open to women… More information
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