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Trust Awards Air Cadet £5K in Flying Lessons

15 July 2018

Ben Makin's aviation journey continues after receiving the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Flying Excellence Award. This award gives...


Trust Helps University Air Squadron Tackle Mongolia

15 July 2018

Students from the East of Scotland Universities Air Squadron (ESUAS) have travelled to the Royal International Air Tattoo...


Trust Supports New Scheme to Bring Young Girls Into Tech Careers

15 July 2018

More than 50 major organisations have now signed up to the Tech She Can Charter, and the Royal...


Aircraft Donated to JRPSS in Memory of Late Engineer

14 July 2018

Today (July 13), tears were shed by Joan Drinkel as she got to see her late-son's finished aircraft model...


"We're in!" Trust Gives University Air Squadron £15k in Dragon's Den Challenge

19 June 2018

University Air Squadrons (UAS) from across the UK competed in a Dragons' Den style challenge to secure expedition funding...


Trust backs its own in prestigious 'Brickwoods' Field Gun competition

19 June 2018

Members of 605 Sqn, RAF Cosford, received a £600 grant from the RAF Charitable Trust to better their chances in...


RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises Supports Fairford Festival

05 June 2018

Staff and volunteers from the organisation behind the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) gathered at Fairford Festival on June...


Trust Supports RAF Wittering Motor Club

01 June 2018

The RAF Charitable Trust has given £1,664 to RAF Wittering Motor Club, enabling members to purchase a special...


Trust Funds for Cadets to Visit NASA

23 May 2018

Air cadets from Sussex Wing ATC were able to reach for the stars thanks to a RAF Charitable Trust...


Trust Funds for Air Cadets to Set Sail

17 May 2018

The RAF Charitable Trust has funded an expedition for RAF Air Cadets to sail a 21 metre ketch...


Former RAF Pilot Fundraises for the RAF Charitable Trust

17 May 2018

Undaunted by the motorbike crash in 1993 that caused him to break his neck and left him tetraplegic,...


Trust Funds the RAF'S First STEM Hub

15 May 2018

RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire has received £37,750 from the RAF Charitable Trust to create a STEM (Science,...


RIAT Hosts Boeing Centennial Wings Reveal

11 May 2018

The Royal International Air Tattoo will host the 'reveal' of Boeing's new Centennial Wings programme on Friday, July...


Trust Funds Disabled People to Fly

08 May 2018

Two members from Flying Scholarships for Disabled People (FSDP) have received a combined £20,000 grant from the RAF...


Trust Funds Junior Engineering Challenge

04 May 2018

Local primary schools are competing for a cash prize and the chance to meet the Red Arrows Engineers...


Trust Benefits from Successful RAF100 Dinner

17 April 2018

Almost 100 current and former Royal Air Force personnel gathered at Malmesbury Town Hall to celebrate the RAF's...


RAFCT Welcomes RAF Centenary Baton!

06 April 2018

Staff at the Fairford headquarters of the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) welcomed the Royal Air Force Centenary Baton...


A Lasting Legacy

27 March 2018

With less than a week until the 1 April, the day on which the RAF was formed, we...


Mick Hucknall Set To Take Gala To The Stars!

23 March 2018

We are excited to announce that Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall will be performing the fantastic finale for...


Stars Confirmed for RAF100 Celebration!

06 March 2018

The Royal Air Force Centenary Gala is a one off venture for us, to support the RAF Centenary...


“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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