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  • A Hercules C130K

    The words no Commander wants to hear

    30 January 2015 - Today marks 10 years since Hercules C130K flight XV179 was shot down over Iraq killing all 10 crew. In this blog Group Captain Mike Neville recalls the day.

  • Eren Nasib

    Eren's skydive for charity

    28 January 2015 - Despite being afraid of heights, 25-year-old supporter Eren Nasib recently took to the sky to complete a skydive to raise money for our work. Eren tells us more.

  • Airplay at RAF Scampton

    RAF Scampton youth wrap up memorable year

    23 January 2015 - 2014 will be remembered as an exciting year for the RAF Scampton Airplay programme, taking its participants on a journey through time, from the World War One battlefields of France, to a World War Two-era tea dance at RAF Kirton in Lindsey and to the present day, visiting the recent poppy installation at the Tower of London and seeing a West End play.

  • Elizabeth Halls

    Elizabeth's airfield tour challenge for the RAF Benevolent Fund

    22 January 2015 - RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Elizabeth Halls is raising funds for our charity through a special challenge. Elizabeth will be visiting various RAF airfields in a 1935 Singer Le Mans sports car. Elizabeth tells us more.

  • Winnie Draper

    Supporter Winnie's trek to Mount Kilimanjaro

    14 January 2015 - RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Winnie Draper recently completed a trek to Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for our work. Winnie tells us more in this guest blog.

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