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The Royal International 'Hare' Tattoo

20 January 2017

The Royal International Air Tattoo is hopping on-board this year's Cirencester March Hare Festival. As part of the six-month...

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Application numbers for flying scholarship soar

18 January 2017

The word is out as RAF Flying Clubs' Association (RAFFCA) has already received more than 300 applications for...

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Lincolnshire Agricultural Society pledges its support to the Trust

18 January 2017

Recognising the importance of the RAF Charitable Trust's (RAFCT) work, Lincolnshire Agricultural Society's (LAS) has nominated it as one of...

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Grant provides cadets with new flying opportunity

17 January 2017

Air Cadets in the Scotland and Northern Ireland region are getting to grips with aircraft construction thanks to...

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Trust funding improves morale of deployed personnel

13 January 2017

A new tea bar, fully equipped with a vending machine and DVD player, is set to improve the...

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Trust kits out RAF squash team ahead of Canada tour

12 January 2017

RAF Squash Association members stood out from the crowd during a recent visit to Canada as they donned...

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Grants Provide Morale Boost For Personnel

11 January 2017

The Royal Air Force Charitable Trust (RAFCT) has approved two grants for RAF Brize Norton Air Movements Squadron...

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Trust Helps RAF Water Polo Team Make a Splash in the US

06 January 2017

Their most recent US visit will go down in history after the RAF Water Polo team achieved the...

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Cosford Crew up for a Challenge

04 January 2017

Following a £300 grant from the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, a team of six personnel from RAF...

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Thank you for another incredible year!

22 December 2016

A Christmas Message from Air Marshal Sir Kevin Leeson, Chairman of the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) Christmas is a...

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Engineering enthusiasts step back in time

22 December 2016

Secondary-school students can 'step back in time' as they learn how aircraft wings were produced in WW1 using...

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Scholarship helps Charlotte's flying career take-off

19 December 2016

A flying scholarship, awarded by the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust (RAFCT) and the RAF Flying Clubs' Association...

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Grant gives snowboarding team a lift

15 December 2016

The RAF snowboarding squad pushed their training up a notch as they hit the slopes for a two-week overseas...

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Squadron staff to benefit from additional adventure training

14 December 2016

Leading by example, staff at 261 (Guildford) Squadron will be taking on a variety of adventure training courses, part-funded...

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JRPSS scholar gets 'over the line' to become a qualified pilot

12 December 2016

Congratulations to Junior Rank Pilot Scholarship Scheme (JRPSS) scholar, Senior Aircraftsman (SAC) Aaron Garcha who gained his Private Pilot's Licence...

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University Air Squadron gets a handle on bike maintenance

08 December 2016

A team of six from the East Midlands Universities' Air Squadron (EMUAS) had the chance to get their...

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Cosford Runners Prove They're Tough Enough

06 December 2016

Following a £300 grant provided by the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT), and additional funding from the RAF Sports...

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Instructors' Final Landing For 624 Squadron

30 November 2016

Instructors at the 624 Volunteer Gliding Squadron (VGS) took to the skies for one last time, thanks to...

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Trust Helps Squadron Display History

28 November 2016

Silverware and artefacts from a legendary RAF Battle of Britain Squadron that have been in store for more...

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Trust Helps Air Cadets Steer To Success

25 November 2016

A group of Air Cadets from Newcastle have earned a mechanical engineering qualification aided by a grant from...

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“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Formula 1 Racing Driver

“This is the best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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