617 Squadron Flypast (Image: John Moore)
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VIDEO: 617 Squadron celebrated with special flypast

617 Squadron, the Dambusters, was celebrated at the Royal International Air Tattoo with a special flypast marking the squadrons iconic aircraft. The flypast at RAF Fairford at the weekend formed part of the RAF100 celebrations and featured the squadrons famous Avro Lancaster, the aircraft which was used on the Dambusters [read more]

F-35B over RAF Marham (Image: Defence Imagery/OGL)
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RAF100: Centenary flypast over London at 1pm

The 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force will be marked today by a special RAF100 flypast over central London and Buckingham Palace. The Flypast will involve 100 aircraft from the past and present of the Royal Air Force including iconic aircraft such as the Spitfire and Hurricane through to [read more]

F-35B over RAF Marham (Image: Defence Imagery/OGL)
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F-35 flypast confirmed to Air Tattoo

A flypast involving the UK’s latest military aircraft, the F-35B Lightning, has been confirmed for the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) which takes place next week. On Friday the 13th July, the Lightning will take part in a special RAF100 flypast consisting of 50 RAF aircraft. In addition to the [read more]


70 Years On: The Berlin Airlift

As the Royal Air Force celebrates its centenary we look back at one of the most important times in its history when RAF aircraft took part in the Berlin Airlift. The Berlin Airlift began on the 26th June 1948 as a response to the Soviet Unions blockade of Allied-held West Berlin, [read more]

Cosford Air Show (Image: Pete Harrison)
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2018 Cosford Airshow review

Sunday 10th June 2018 marked the day of the only official RAF Airshow this year and the first big airshow of 2018. Held at RAF Cosford near Wolverhampton in the Midlands. RAF Cosford is home to the Defense College of Aeronautical Engineering and a large branch of the RAF Museum. [read more]

The Lloyd George Museum

Lloyd George Museum marks RAF 100

The Lloyd George Museum in Llanystumdwy, Gwynedd, is marking RAF100 today with a flypast and special exhibition. The first and only Welsh Prime minister, David Lloyd George, established an independent air force in 1918 after realising that air power was crucial to winning battles and wars. When debating the creation of an air force [read more]