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Cadet IT Suite Thanks To Trust

Cadets at 115 (Peterborough) Sqn are now working at the cutting edge with a new IT suite, partly-funded by a £2,000 grant from the RAF Charitable Trust. The cadets now have the use of...
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Trust Grant For UK Challenge Team

A team of six intrepid servicemen and women from RAF Cosford have returned after facing the ultimate team competition, the UK Challenge. And they were delighted that, with a mission to...
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Air Tattoo DVD Preview

Can you believe it - one month ago we were nearing the end of the Air Tattoo weekend on Sunday 13 July! We've been missing the sights, sounds and smells of the...
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RIAT Dream Comes True For George

THE AIR Tattoo is somewhere dreams come true for aviation fans in general, but one very special guest at this year's event really did enjoy a VIP experience far removed from...
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5 days ago
We have had hundreds of entries into our photo competition so far! The deadline to submit is midnight tomorrow (Friday 29 August).
For one week from Saturday (30 August) there will be a gallery of entries open to the public vote, while a panel of Air Tattoo judges will review entries to choose their favourite image.
If you want to showcase your best photo from the show, enter here
(Photo by Rich Cooper)

7 days ago
1955 (City of Wells) Royal Air Force Air Cadets are well prepared for the weather this week after taking part in the Wells Moat Race yesterday in their 'Red One' raft.
Built in celebration of the RAF Red Arrows 50th display season, the raft took part in the annual competition in Somerset organised by the City of Wells Lions and 1955 City of Wells Air Cadets.

18 days ago
To showcase the fantastic images taken at The Royal International Air Tattoo 2014 we are inviting you to submit your best photo in our 'bit-of-fun' competition.
Simply enter at before midnight Friday 29 August.
There will be a 'People's Choice' winner from the public vote, as well as winners selected by an Air Tattoo judging panel. Entries accepted until midnight 29 August. Voting opens for one week on 30 August. Winners will receive a 2014 Air Tattoo DVD.
There are two simple categories - 'Under 16s' and '16s and Over'! There are no restrictions on camera type or editing software used, we simply ask that the images were taken by yourself at the 2014 Air Tattoo.
T&Cs can be found through a link on the entry page, and this competition is in no way endorsed by Facebook.

20 days ago
The trailer for The Royal International Air Tattoo 2014 DVD/Blu-Ray is now online.
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The Royal International Air Tattoo DVD Trailer 2014

Pre-Order now at The Royal International Air Tattoo 2014 was a fantastic aviation extravaganza with 224 Aircraft participating from 32 ...
21 days ago
Fantastic footage from the Patrouille Suisse at The Royal International Air Tattoo last month!

Patrouille Suisse RIAT Fairford 2014

The highlights of the Patrouille Suisse at the Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford 2014 (UK). Editing : Yannick Barthe Images onboard : DDPS Images on…
26 days ago
His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge is to become a helicopter pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance.
After completing a mandatory period of training this autumn and winter, The Duke will start work with the Air Ambulance, based at Cambridge and Norwich Airports and flying both day and night shifts, in spring 2015. The Duke will start as a co-pilot but, after a period of training, will be qualified to fly as a helicopter commander.
Full story at

27 days ago
Six-year-old George Holmes told the charity When You Wish Upon a Star that he'd always wanted to visit The Royal International Air Tattoo as a VIP.
Find out what happened at

28 days ago
The Royal Air Force Image of the Year 2014 competition is open to the public vote and this photo by SAC Tim Laurence, from RAF Northolt, was taken here at The Royal International Air Tattoo last month.
You can vote through this link -
Now that you've had a few weeks to sort through your photos we are planning our own photo competition for images taken at the Air Tattoo this year. We ran one last year with the following categories; Mobile Phone, Digital Camera, D/SLR Camera.
We want to know which categories you'd like to see this year, so comment below to let us know your thoughts.

29 days ago

Royal Air Force

100 years ago today No 2 Sqn RFC were preparing for war at their base in Montrose, Scotland. Their BE-2 biplanes headed down to Dover to join Nos 3 and 4 Sqns in the first ever aerial deployment to war. On 11 Aug this epic journey will be honoured with a channel crossing flypast of biplane and fast jet; more details to follow!
36 days ago
If you missed RAF Red Arrows: Inside the Bubble last night on BBC2, you have 6 days left to watch it on BBC iPlayer. #Reds50
Watch it here
Photo taken at The Royal International Air Tattoo 2014 by Rich Cooper.

38 days ago
You saw it from the Breitling Jet Team perspective the other day, now the Patrouille Suisse (who also celebrate 50 display seasons this year) share their video of the RAF Red Arrows #Reds50 flypast!
Thanks to Yannick Barthe | Cameraman, editor and filmmaker.

The Red Arrows 50th Anniversary Flypast with The Patrouille Suisse Leader

The Red Arrows 50th Anniversary Flypast with Leader of the Patrouille Suisse, Breitling Jet Team, Patrouille de France and Frecce Tricolori at the Royal International…
40 days ago
The Breitling Jet Team have shared a video from their flypast with the RAF Red Arrows, Patrouille Suisse, Patrouille de France and Frecce Tricolori at The Royal International Air Tattoo!
Watch below...

The Red Arrows 50th Anniversary Flypast with The Breitling Jet Team Leader

To Celebrate the 50th display season of the Red Arrows, Breitling Jet Team leader Jacques Bothelin joined the Patrouille de France, Patrouille Suisse and Fre...


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