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Air Scouts First To Do The Airshow Double

21 August 2015

Air Scouts from Suffolk have achieved a spectacular first by sending representatives to two airshows on two continents. Helped...


Trust Extends High-Flying Scholarships

19 August 2015

A scheme enabling Junior Ranks service personnel to learn to fly has well and truly taken off. Inspired...


Air Cadet Rhiannon Enjoys Flight Prize

19 August 2015

An Air Cadet from Devizes has enjoyed her first flight in a microlight aircraft after winning a prize...


First-Timers' Delight At The Air Tattoo

17 August 2015

Hampshire firm Airbourne Aviation was delighted with the results of its first visit as an exhibitor to the...


Alpine Programme Tests Volunteer Leaders

14 August 2015

Adult volunteers got the chance to work on their overseas leadership skills in June during Exercise Mercantour 2015,...


Cadets Help Out To Repay 'Revitalising' Grant

10 August 2015

What goes around comes around - and Air Cadets from 2496 (Cumbernauld) Squadron in Scotland have gone the...


Chairman Flies Out To Present Minibus

07 August 2015

Air Marshal Sir Kevin Leeson, Chairman of the RAF Charitable Trust, flew out to Cyprus at the end...


Trust Support For Air Op Memorial

04 August 2015

Air Marshal Sir Kevin Leeson, Chairman of the RAF Charitable Trust, attended the dedication of a new memorial...


Go-Faster Grant Aid For RAF Skiers

31 July 2015

Some of the fastest service personnel on skis turned up in Techno Zone at the Royal International Air...


Cadets Reach For The Skies With PTT

29 July 2015

Air Cadets at Little Rissington will soon be taking to the virtual skies as they've just taken delivery...


Junior Engineers Tackle Challenge

18 July 2015

No fewer than 20 teams of students from 18 primary schools around the Cotswolds have taken part in...


Viking Volunteer's Excited for First Air Tattoo!

02 July 2015

The Royal International Air Tattoo is set to give a warm welcome to 622 VGS (Volunteer Gilding Squadron)...


Trust Steps In To Sort Out Another Fine Mess

29 June 2015

When Warrant Officer Ken Callaghan first stepped into the Sergeants' and Warrant Officers' Mess at RAF Boulmer in...


Final Flights Sign Off Trust's Pilot Packages

25 June 2015

Back in the bitter cold of January, two Air Cadet Organisation pilots took to the skies as the...


VC10 Makes its Final Move to RAF Museum

24 June 2015

Piece by piece, one of the last Vickers VC10 C1K aircraft is making the move to the RAF...


Ceremony Marks Start of Work on Holiday Apartments

09 June 2015

Air Marshal Sir Kevin Leeson, Chairman of the RAF Charitable Trust, is pictured joining Paul Hughesden of the...


Trust Grant to Cadet Band is Music to Their Ears

08 June 2015

Air Cadets will be marching to a new tune with the welcome news that the RAF Charitable Trust...


Climbers Scale New Heights at RAF Championships

29 May 2015

A team from the newly-formed climbing club at RAF Honington in Suffolk has put hours of practice on...


Lads 'N' Dads Embark on Charity Tour de France

17 May 2015

Like father, like son. A team of 10 cyclists have been finding out if that's really the case...


Sign Up To Turn Your Time Into Charity Funding

01 May 2015

As the saying goes, 'time is money' . . . and now the RAF Charitable Trust is asking...


“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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