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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...


RAF Ladies Invited To Get Their Skates On

31 October 2016

Twenty-five RAF ladies from around the country descended on RAF Cosford recently for the first ladies-only ice hockey...


Trust Gives RAF Ski Team The Edge

26 October 2016

Last month saw members of the RAF Ski Team return from a training camp in southern Chile where...


Announcement - Farewells and New Faces

06 October 2016

A number of changes to key figures within our organisation have just been announced. We offer an enormous...


Skies The Limit For Cadets At Aerospace Camp

26 September 2016

Air Cadets have been celebrating the organisations 75th anniversary by returning to its aviation roots at a National...


Trust Helps Cadets Enjoy Adventurous Summer

22 September 2016

Cadets from the Sussex Wing Air Training Corps recently returned from a character-building and horizon-expanding expedition into the...


Trust Supports RAF Benson 'Thank You'

16 September 2016

There was plenty to enjoy in the air and on the ground at RAF Benson's Families' Day recently. The...


RAF Station Families Days Receive Trust Boost

26 August 2016

Summer fun on RAF stations across the UK has been given a welcome boost thanks to the Royal Air Force...


Flight Academy Helps Cadet Fly High

25 August 2016

The Royal International Air Tattoo's top cadet is set to reach for the sky thanks to an Oxford Flight...


Cadets Walk 100 Miles to Celebrate Anniversary

24 August 2016

Air Cadets from 308 (Colchester) Squadron recently celebrated the organisation's and their squadron's 75th birthday by completing the Nijmegen Marches,...


Trustees Support Appeal for Pedal Power

23 August 2016

One might have been forgiven for thinking there was a chain reaction when the RAF Charitable Trust was approached by...


“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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