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RAF

Newark’s Puma Rebuild Makes Progress

Nottinghamshire-based Newark Air Museum has made progress on its project to restore its Puma HC.1 helicopter, XW208. Having recently … Read More

RAF Squadron News

The Ministry of Defence confirmed on August 1 that 25 Sqn is to re-form as an advanced fast jet training (AFJT) unit at RAF Valley, … Read More

Lysander on Exercise (1940 Footage)

This 1940-dated footage from British Pathé shows the RAF’s venerable ‘Lizzie’ – the Westland Lysander – … Read More

More F-35s Arrive at Marham

Five more F-35B aircraft have landed at RAF Marham, the second batch of Lightnings destined for 617 Squadron RAF. The aircraft made … Read More

Solo Raid On Paris – Flt Lt Alfred Gatward’s Words

During the Second World War, RAF personnel regularly described their activities on the radio for listeners of the BBC. These broadcasts … Read More

Appeal for Families of Missing British Korean War Service Personnel to Step Forward

The Ministry of Defence has launched an appeal for relatives of British service personnel killed or who went missing in the Korean … Read More

Supermarine Swift Arrives at Solent Sky

A rare example of the Swift arrived at the Solent Sky Aviation Museum this June. The classic jet fighter was developed by Southampton-based … Read More

Ten Gun Terror (1941 Footage)

This 1941 dated British Pathé news footage shows the production and introduction of the Bristol Beaufighter. The Beaufighter had actually … Read More

Firefighting in the Air – In Sgt James Ward VC’s Words

During the Second World War, RAF personnel regularly described their activities on the radio for listeners of the BBC. These broadcasts … Read More

New Memorial to the RAF’s First VC Awardee

The first RAF pilot to be awarded a Victoria Cross (VC) was honoured on 26 July with the unveiling of a new memorial paving stone in … Read More

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