RAF Hawk T2 (Image: Flt Lt Paul Heasman RAF/MOD)
General Aviation

RAF Valley move Hawks to Llanbedr Airfield

The Royal Air Force has confirmed that Hawk T2 aircraft from RAF Valley will operate at Llanbedr Airfield between the 7th and 11th August. The aircraft, from RAF Valley’s 4(R) Squadron, will operate from Llanbedr to avoid noise over the National Eisteddfod of Wales which is being held on Anglesey. A spokesperson [read more]

BAe 146 ZE701 (Image: Mark Harkin/Wikicommons CC.2)
Cardiff Airport News

Theresa May flies into Cardiff Airport

UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrived at Cardiff Airport at around 09:20 this morning on-board an RAF BAe 146 aircraft. Mrs May arrived in Wales to meet with the leaders of the devolved nations. First Ministers from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will be attending the event to discuss plans [read more]

Stand 7 from the flight deck of A400M ZM406
Cardiff Airport News

When an A400M is at Cardiff Airport…

It’s always nice to see something different at Cardiff Airport and when the RAF’s latest transport plane drops in as a weather diversion its always a bonus. Especially when we got the view from inside the next day! Designed to replace the Lockheed C130 Hercules, The Airbus A400M “Atlas” is [read more]

The Red Arrows in Diamond Nine (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Features

Red One on why trust has to be earned

The leader of the RAF’s Red Arrows display team David Montenegro, better known as “Red One”  recently sat down to talk about why rank doesn’t  engender trust, it has to be earned. You lead the formation. What exactly does that entail? David Montenegro: I have the glory of being able [read more]