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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...


Trust Delivers 100th Junior Rank Flying Scholarship in RAF Centenary Year

23 February 2018

The latest intake of RAF Junior Ranks (JRs) who have received RAF Charitable Trust funding to learn to...


Trust Puts Wind in Air Cadets' Sails

24 January 2018

A group of Air Cadets from around the UK discovered their sea legs during Ocean Youth Trust Scotland's...


Trust Helps Students Think Even Bigger!

22 January 2018

Having put their mental and physical capabilities to the test on the frozen tundra of the Swedish wilderness...


Trust Helps Gun Crew Shoot To The Top

17 January 2018

A grant from the RAF Charitable Trust helped ensure the Cosford Field Gun Crew was firing on all...


Buccaneers Succeed in their Try for Trust Funding

08 January 2018

The RAF Brize Norton Buccaneers completed a successful international rugby tour thanks to a £3,000 grant awarded by...


Trust Puts Squadron in a Different League

04 January 2018

Footballers from 617 Squadron, who are deployed in Beaufort, South Carolina in the US, achieved their goal when...


Thank You from the RAF Charitable Trust

29 December 2017

We would like to thank you for your support over the past 12 months and wish you a...


Scampton Airshow Statement

14 December 2017

On September 9-10 Scampton Airshow Limited, with the support of the RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises (RAFCTE), RAF personnel...


Sixth Formers Receive Bursary Boost

02 December 2017

FIVE talented sixth formers have been given the opportunity to fulfil their potential after securing prestigious scholarships funded...


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'...


Enriched Crew Room for 39 Squadron

29 November 2017

39 Squadron, based at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada has invested in much needed enrichment equipment that...


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...


Expedition Boosts Cadet Development

27 November 2017

Fourteen members from the East of Scotland Universities Air Squadron (ESUAS), based at Leuchars Station in Fife, recently...


Grant is Helping Cosford 'Students' to Soar

24 November 2017

Funding from the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) has enabled RAF Cosford Wrekin Gliding Club to provide 15 gliding...


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...


Junior Pilots Take Off With The Trust's Support

01 November 2017

Learning to fly got a whole lot easier after the latest addition to the Junior Ranks' Pilot Scholarship...


“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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