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  • Team RAFBF Spitfire wins at Cowes Week 2013

    On the back of winning their class in the famous Round the Island Race and then finishing third in the UK National Championships, Team RAFBF Spitfire won the J70 Class at Cowes Week. The team's manager and skipper Wing Commander Simon Ling tells us what it was like to compete at the event.

  • Another brilliant year at the East Kirkby Air Show

    Our Regional Fundraiser Gemma Mahon organised this year's annual East Kirkby Air Show which was held on 3 August. In her blog she tells us how the day went.

  • Peenemünde raid 70th anniversary commemorative walk

    Steve Darlow, grandson of Bomber Command pilot Arthur Darlow, and a team of six friends will be doing a sponsored 20-mile walk on 17 and 18 August to commemorate the Peenemünde raid. Steve tells us more about why he decided to organise the walk.

  • Performing at Anthems in the Park was a brilliant experience

    Nineteen-year-old singer Jake Sime was one of the winners of our talent search to find local performers for Anthems in the Park. In his guest blog he tells us what it was like performing in front of over 4,500 people.

  • Student's sponsored walk for the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Seventeen-year-old student Lucy Lang will be doing a sponsored walk this Saturday 3 August to raise money for our charity. 

  • Crowds descend on RAF College Cranwell

    Despite the downpours, over four and half thousand people descended on RAF College Cranwell on Saturday for an unforgettable night of music and entertainment.

    Press Release

  • My choir's preparations for Anthems in the Park

    The Cranwell Military Wives Choir is just one of the acts who'll be performing at Anthems in the Park this Saturday at RAF Cranwell. Chorister Heather Kasperczyk tells us how the choir has been preparing for the event.

  • Local performers take to the stage this Saturday at Anthems in the Park

    Four up-and-coming local amateur performers have been selected to entertain the audience picnicking before RAF College Cranwell's Anthems in the Park concert this coming Saturday (27 July).

    Press Release

  • Meeting the filmmakers of 'Planes' at RAF Northolt

    Eleven-year-old Luke Clark-Smith from our Airplay programme at RAF Northolt was one of the guests at a special Q&A held at the station with the filmmakers of the new Disney film 'Planes'. In this guest blog Luke tells us what he enjoyed about the event.

  • Disney's 'Planes' takes off at RAF Northolt

    Children and young people from the RAF Benevolent Fund's Airplay youth club at RAF Northolt received a surprise visit from Klay Hall and Traci Balthazor-Flynn, the filmmakers behind the new Disney animated film 'Planes', this week.

    Press Release

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