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Photo of the Week

This week’s photo was taken during Exercise Kangaroo (K95) in the Indian Ocean in August 1995. Despite the wintery conditions, … Read More

Book Review: Gallantry in Action by Norman Franks

Gallantry in Action by Norman Franks Well-known author Norman Franks has produced this interesting collection of stories that tells … Read More

Cosford’s Restored Lysander Rolled Out

A World War Two Westland Lysander III (SD), the only surviving Special Duties variant of its type, has been restored to its former … Read More

Duxford’s Armour

We take a photographic tour around some of the many British fighting vehicles and armour on show at the fabulous Imperial War Museum … Read More

Lord Trenchard’s Truck Now on Display at Cosford

A Bedford MWC 15cwt Truck that was specially prepared to act as the bier for Lord Trenchard’s funeral in 1956 is now on display at … Read More

Photo of the Week

The Mosquito production line at de Havilland in April 1943. (Key Collection)

Feature extract: Museum Review

Lest We Forget Arnaud Lequeulx profiles two linked collections in France that tell the story of the Battle of the Somme – one of … Read More

Book Review: ROF Swynnerton: Bullets, Bombs & Roses

ROF Swynnerton: Bullets, Bombs & Roses by Graham Bebbington This is the little-known story of the Royal Ordnance Factory Swynnerton … Read More

Polish RAF Service Commemorated

The annual Ceremony of Homage to Fallen Polish Airmen of World War Two was held at the Polish Air Force Memorial at South Ruislip, … Read More

RAF Photographic Competition: ‘Peoples’ Choice’ Public Vote Launched

You can now vote for your favourite photo in the RAF’s annual photography competition, sponsored by the Royal Air Forces Association. … Read More


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