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  • Squadron Leader Nigel Rose

    The Spitfire was "something out of this world"

    16 September 2014 - In an exclusive interview with the RAF Benevolent Fund, Spitfire pilot and Battle of Britain veteran Squadron Leader Nigel Rose reveals his feelings about flying the Spitfire.

  • Bob Foster learning to fly

    "We flew into the evening sun when the East End was burning"

    15 September 2014 - Battle of Britain veteran and Hurricane pilot Wing Commander Bob Foster describes to us how he and his squadron (605) joined the Battle on one of its most decisive days.

  • Roald Dahl

    Roald Dahl: An RAF career

    12 September 2014 - 13 September is Roald Dahl Day, a day that celebrates the much loved author and his books. Roald Dahl served in the RAF during World War II as a pilot. In a special blog, RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador Graham Laurie looks back on Dahl's remarkable military career.

  • Chris Wright

    Chris runs to the beat in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund

    12 September 2014 - Squadron Leader Chris Wright is taking part in Run to the Beat on Sunday in London's Wembley Park to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. In a guest blog, Chris tells us why he wanted to support our charity.

  • Squadron Leader Nigel Rose

    "We were issued with revolvers and about 15 rounds"

    11 September 2014 - Battle of Britain veteran Squadron Leader Nigel Rose recalls the atmosphere in Britain following the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk in June 1940.

  • Annie Devine

    Annie's pride at competing in the Invictus Games

    10 September 2014 - Former SAC Technician Annie Devine is representing the British Wheelchair Rugby Team at the Invictus Games which start today. Annie, who has been supported by the RAF Benevolent Fund, tells us why she wants the British Wheelchair Rugby Team to bring home the gold at the Games.

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