Douglas Bader was a Battle of Britain pilot unlike any other. Medically discharged against his will in 1932, the outbreak of the war was an opportunity for Bader to re-join the RAF and take back to the skies.
The RAF station recently reopened three play parks following a refurbishment project funded by the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity.
Codebreakers, codemakers, balloon barrage operators – the roles for women during the Second World War were as varied as they were vital.
In this advice blog, Welfare Benefits Advisor Jen Kelly outlines how upcoming changes to the free TV licence scheme could affect RAF veterans.
The competition, organised by the RAF's leading welfare charity the RAF Benevolent Fund, was launched to commemorate the 80th anniversary of one of the most important battles of the Second World War.
Innovation and invention were key to the RAF's victory in the Battle of Britain during the Second World War. One such innovator was ace pilot Adolph Gysbert 'Sailor' Malan.
In this interview, the late Spitfire pilot Geoffrey Wellum recalled what it was like to take to the skies during the Battle of Britain.
A Hampshire man has published a play dramatising the story of Spitfire designer R. J. Mitchell. The play, Mitchell’s Wings, was originally written and directed by Johnny Carrington 10 years ago. Sales of the play will raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity.
A statement from RAF Benevolent Fund Chair of Trustees, Lawrie Haynes, on Princess Marina House.
The Second World War was the most destructive our world has ever witnessed. Cities, whole countries were changed beyond recognition and the outcome of the war still has an impact today.