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Hedge-Hopping in World War II

Think the Panavia Tornado or Blackburn Buccaneer introduced the RAF to low level flying? Think again!

This remarkable footage from British Pathé news shows what it was like to fly at ultra-low level on a daylight raid over Holland in 1942. 85 more words

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New booklets for serving parents and prospective parents

The RAF Employment Policy Team has produced a series of new booklets for serving parents and prospective parents. There is a guide for… More information


The UK Government cracks down on nuisance calling companies

The UK Government makes it easier for companies making unwanted marketing calls and texts to be hit with fines of up to £500,000. Consumers plagued by… More information


Operational Honours and Awards List: 26 February 2015

A total of 139 members of the armed forces and 1 civilian have been named in the latest Operational Honours and Awards List… More information


Russian Bombers to offer cut price flights to the UK

In a move, aggressively resisted by the RAF, the Russian Federation Air Force (VVS) has attempted to muscle in on the lucrative budget air routes normally dominated by firms like ‘Easyjet’ and ‘Discount Flying Death Tubes’. 235 more words


RAF Red Arrows display team unveil new Union flag design on jets

The the Red Arrows, has revealed a new Union flag-inspired design on its world-famous jets.

United Kingdom – Tailfins on the team’s Hawk aircraft have received the fresh look, reflecting British excellence. 704 more words

Military Aviation