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  • Team's cycle challenge in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Jon Ager along with two friends recently raised over £800 for our work from a cycle challenge they did from the Cotswold to Spedalicchio. In this guest blog, Jon explains what the challenge was like.

  • Supporter's 500-mile fundraising challenge

    RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Sean Allerton recently completed his second 500-mile wheelchair push challenge to raise money for our charity. Sean tells us all about it.

  • My 1000-mile pledge for the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Flight Operations Manager Darren Norman has been raising money for the RAF Benevolent Fund for the past four years. In this guest blog he tells us all about his latest fundraising challenge – the 1000-mile pledge.

  • Bomber Command hero honoured

    At the grand age of 100, Wally Lashbrook MBE DFC AFC DFM, who lives in Ayr, has been honoured with the award of a clasp to recognise his war time service as a pilot with Bomber Command.

    Press Release

  • New #SpitfireChallenge competition

    To celebrate the launch of our new Spitfire iPhone app we are running a special photo competition where you can win a copy of 'Spitfire: The One' by Philip Kaplan.

  • RAF Benevolent Fund launch Spitfire app

    Today saw the launch of our official Spitfire Augmented Reality app, enabling viewers to experience the iconic British aircraft in a truly unique dimension.

    Press Release

  • New Zealand Prime Minister pays respect to brave Bomber Command crews

    The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has today paid his respects to the young men and women, among them many New Zealanders, who bravely defended Britain and the Commonwealth during the Second World War.

  • Another great year at the Bournemouth Air Festival

    This year saw the RAF Benevolent Fund return to the Bournemouth Air Festival for the sixth year running. In her blog, Regional Fundraiser Cerys Truman tells us how the festival went.

  • Airplay awards night at RAF Scampton

    Monday 9 September brought our first awards night, presented by our guest of honour Wing Commander Turner, Station Commander at RAF Scampton.

  • Latest LIBOR funding announcement

    In response to The Rt Hon George Osborne MP's announcement about the latest LIBOR funding.

    Press Release

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