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Flying Scheme Reaches Centenary Milestone

30 November 2017

A popular flying scholarship scheme funded by the RAF Charitable Trust and run by the RAF Flying Clubs'...


RAF Centenary Gala Announced

28 November 2017

Join us for an incredible Gala Evening to mark the Centenary of the Royal Air Force as we...


Trust Helps Cadets' Dreams Take Flight

22 November 2017

Ambitious cadets at 282 East Ham Squadron are being given the chance to learn what it's like to...


Top-up Joy for Highflying JRs

14 November 2017

Ten scholars who have been learning to fly through the Junior Rank Pilot Scholarship Scheme (JRPSS) have secured...


RAF Musicians Reach for the Sky

09 November 2017

We are delighted to announce that Sky Arts will be filming the prestigious RAF in Concert performance at...


JPRSS Top Up Grants Awarded

03 November 2017

The RAF Charitable Trust & The RAF Flying Clubs' Association Are delighted to announce that the following 10 personnel, selected...


Tickets for the 2018 Air Tattoo are now on sale!

24 October 2017

We are honoured that the Royal International Air Tattoo, taking place on Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday...


Lauren's PPL Dream Comes True!

19 October 2017

Congratulations to Lauren Simms, last year's recipient of the RAF Charitable Trust Flying Excellence Award, who this month...


Trophy Success for Air Cadet Ben

10 October 2017

A teenager from Salisbury has scooped one of the Air Cadet Organisation's highest individual honours after being awarded...


Junior Engineer Competition

28 July 2017

Following in school workshops, winning teams from 19 local Primary schools came together at the Royal International Air...


Top Displays Honoured at Air Tattoo

17 July 2017

After a superb three days' flying at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2017, the airshow's best displays were...


USAF Anniversary Show a Spectacle

16 July 2017

A series of spectacular flypasts and jaw-dropping displays ensured the USAF's 70th anniversary was celebrated in style at...


Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Marks 60th Anniversary

16 July 2017

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) has marked its 60th anniversary at this year's Royal International Air...


2017 Air Tattoo Visitor Survey

16 July 2017

The 2017 Air Tattoo has now drawn to a close and we would like to hear your thoughts...


Air Traffic Controllers Keep Watchful Eye On Air Tattoo Proceedings

15 July 2017

The Royal International Air Tattoo's experienced team of volunteer air traffic controllers keep the show safe and running...


Youngest Private Pilot Flies High With Thunderbirds

14 July 2017

One of Britain's youngest private pilots has achieved a lifetime ambition of flying with one of the world's foremost display...


Air Tattoo a "Big Deal" For USAF Thunderbirds

14 July 2017

The red, white and blue painted fighter jets of the Thunderbirds air demonstration team are set to rock the Gloucestershire...


Plan Your Visit to the 2017 Air Tattoo!

13 July 2017

Planning Your Air Tattoo Visit! We had a busy day of arrivals here at RAF Fairford yesterday, and today...


Thunderbirds Are Go for McFly's Tom Fletcher

13 July 2017

Singer-songwriter and children's author Tom Fletcher has landed at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire...


Additional Safety and Security measures for 2017

12 July 2017

Additional Safety and Security measures for 2017 Safety is and always has been our number one priority,both in the air and...


“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, Former Formula 1 Racing Driver

“Probably the most complete air show I’ve ever been to!”

Al Worden, Apollo 15 Astronaut

“This is THE best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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