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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


RAF Cyclists Don't Tire Easily in Demanding Endurance Challenge

23 November 2016

Last month, nine keen cyclists, known as Team Viribus Audax, put their foot to the pedal as they...


Top-Up Grants Keep Junior Ranks Airborne

21 November 2016

The RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) and The RAF Flying Clubs' Association are delighted to announce that 10 Junior...


Award Encourages University Air Squadrons To Think Big

18 November 2016

We would like to congratulate the University Air Squadron (UAS) from East Scotland, which became the first squadron...


Awards Help Secure Bright Engineering Futures

16 November 2016

Five school pupils from across the UK have been awarded RAF Charitable Trust sponsored bursaries that are designed...


Huge Response Anticipated For Scholarship Scheme

15 November 2016

The RAF Flying Clubs' Association (RAFFCA) has announced that the application window for its Junior Rank Pilot Scholarship...


Trust Gives Wings To Microlight Association

11 November 2016

The RAF Charitable Trust has granted more than £29,500 to the RAF Microlight Flying Association towards the purchase...


RAF Police Go Head-to-Head

08 November 2016

RAFCT Trustee Ian Beresford lent his support and encouragement to the RAF Police Rugby team (RAFPR) recently as...


Trust Funds New Squadron Banner

04 November 2016

North Tyneside Air Cadets' preparations for Remembrance Sunday have taken a big step forward thanks to the RAF...


Young Cadet's Dream Takes Flight With Excellence Award

02 November 2016

Seventeen-year-old air cadet Lauren Simms was overwhelmed this week after receiving the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Flying...


“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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