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Today HRH Prince Harry attended RAF Honington to present the RAF Regiment with a new Queen’s Colour to commemorate its 75th anniversary.

The day began when Prince Harry awarded the Firmin Sword of Peace to the RAF Police. His Royal Highness then arrived at the parade square where the Queen’s Colour Squadron and graduating gunners were waiting in anticipation.

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Today HRH Prince Harry attended RAF Honington to present the RAF Regiment

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Two Royal Air Force P-8A Poseidon aircrew have spoken of their pride after the Chief of the Air Staff presented them with badges to mark 1,000 hours' service on the aircraft type. Master Aircrew (MACr) Mark Utting and MACr Paul O’Flaherty are currently stationed at the US Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida, where they have been helping prepare the RAF to accept its new maritime patrol... View more »
Two Royal Air Force P 8A Poseidon aircrew have spoken of their

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The training aircraft which form the future UK Military Flying Training System (MFTS) gathered at RAF College Cranwell for a unique photograph this week.


Delivered by Ascent Flight Training, MFTS will assure the evolution of training for future generations of military aircrew through the introduction of new training aircraft, high tech simulators and classroom trainers.


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The training aircraft which form the future UK Military Flying Training System

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07/19/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Sgt Gemma Slaughter is going above and beyond for The RAF's 100th centenary next year. She's started a challenge that will consist of 1000 miles being covered to commemorate #RAF100 and RAF Digby's 100th anniversary's. Gemma is also looking for volunteers to join the challenge!

From the 26th July 2017, Gemma who suffers from Fibromyalgia will be walking an average of 4 miles per day. Read... View more »
Sgt Gemma Slaughter is going above and beyond for The RAF's 100th

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07/19/2017 at 12:26. Facebook
#ICYMI at RIAT this weekend, Rolls-Royce plc in partnership with the RAF showcased the start of STARRSHIP HOPE. The live, virtual, real-time game is coming to you soon! If you want to know more and get involved, then head on over to
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07/19/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
Three lucky Air Cadets joined Aircrew from around the world and become the first to fly in to The Royal International Air Tattoo which took place at RAF Fairford.

Cadet Sergeant Adam Durrell, aged 17 achieved his PPL earlier this year. Two lucky cadets were able to accompany Adam on the trip and had the experience of a lifetime when they touched down amongst the world famous U.S. Air Force... View more »
Three lucky Air Cadets joined Aircrew from around the world and become

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07/18/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales made a formal visit to RAF Valley on Thursday to meet personnel and families at the Anglesey base.

Station Commander, Group Captain Nick Tucker-Lowe said, “I am delighted that the RAF Valley whole force has had the opportunity to meet The Prince and show him the Hawk T2 advanced fighter pilot training capability. With our industry partners, RAF Valley is... View more »
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales made a formal visit to

The Prince of Wales made a visit to RAF Valley

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Last week serving members of the RAF and Veterans took part in the Warrior Games hosted in Chicago.

Participants from across the British, American and Australian militaries took part in the week long event which is organised by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The event is open to wounded, injured or ill service personnel.

The UK team has returned home with 39 medals in total – 20... View more »
Last week serving members of the RAF and Veterans took part in

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07/18/2017 at 07:58. Facebook
A Brimstone air-to-surface missile has been fired from a Eurofighter Typhoon for the first time.

The trial is part of an ongoing programme to integrate Project Centurion which delivers additional attack capability to Royal Air Force Typhoons in the form of Brimstone, Storm Shadow and Meteor missiles, and further sensor and mission system upgrades.

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A Brimstone air to surface missile has been fired from a Eurofighter
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07/16/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
As the Red Arrows provide one of the last displays of RIAT 2017, we take a quick look at some of the stunning images of the weekend...
As the Red Arrows provide one of the last displays of RIAT

RIAT Images rundown

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07/16/2017 at 14:52. Facebook
We spoke with two pilots about the incredible machines they have been flying at RAF Fairford for #RIAT17
We spoke with two pilots about the incredible machines they have been

US/GB pilots talk about their aircraft

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07/16/2017 at 13:07. Facebook
RAF Fairford is having a very special flypast at RIAT 17. Watch the livestream to see the spectacle. Trust us, you won't want to miss this.
RAF Fairford is having a very special flypast at RIAT 17 Watch
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Join us at 2 for a very special flypast at RIAT 2017...
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The United States Air Force celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. We would like to wish a happy birthday to our close allies and special friends who have brought an incredible range of static and aerial displays to RAF Fairford for The Royal International Air Tattoo. Thank you for coming, and see you next year when it's our turn to party Gen. David L. Goldfein #AF70 #RIAT17
The United States Air Force celebrates its 70th anniversary this year We

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07/16/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
Friendships continue to flourish at the The Royal International Air Tattoo. Reservists from the Royal Air Force and United States Air Force met on an American C-17 transporter aircraft and got chatting.

“It was tipping it down with rain, the weather was awful, but then the back came down and there were all these men smiling at us!” said SAC Shelley Terrell, a mover from 4624 Squadron RAuxAF... View more »
Friendships continue to flourish at the The Royal International Air Tattoo Reservists

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07/16/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
As part of preparations for The Royal International Air Tattoo, the RAF hosted the 航空自衛隊 Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) or 'Koku Jietai' at RAF Brize Norton. A JASDF KC-767J tanker of 404 Hikotai Sqn took to the skies with RAF Voyager and Typhoon aircraft, working together to test their skills in the air.

Also travelling to #RIAT17 aboard the JASDF KC-767J were the Koku Jietai Drum... View more »
As part of preparations for The Royal International Air Tattoo the RAF

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07/16/2017 at 08:06. Facebook
We have been granted exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the north side technical area of RAF Fairford for day three of RIAT17. Join our live tour of the aircraft preparing to take part in today's flying display.
We have been granted exclusive behind the scenes access to the north
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Standby! We are planning to livestream from the technical area on the north side of the airfield at #RIAT17 this morning to give you a flavour of the aircraft that will be in action today. Join us for the behind-the-scenes tour at 9am.
Standby We are planning to livestream from the technical area on the

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