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  • Relentless Ride

    A team of eight RAF personnel based at RAF High Wycombe have set off on an epic cycling challenge from Land’s End to John O'Groats to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Spitfire in a bog – message from the family

    If you've been following our blog you’ll already have heard about the Spitfire found in a bog in Ireland. Johnny McNee, a long time supporter of the RAF Benevolent Fund, got permission to excavate the site and recover the Spitfire.

  • Eurodash challenge

    A team of ten cyclists from RAF Northolt are going to cycle 1,400 miles from Bari in Italy to London in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Gala ball at RAF Cosford

    Following the successful dinner in 2010 the RAF Museum and the RAF Benevolent Fund, supported by RAF Cosford, are planning a Gala Ball for Saturday 8 October.

    Press Release

  • Red Arrow crash – sad loss of Red 4

    By now you will have heard the sad news of the death of Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging, Red 4. Jon died when his T1 Hawk crashed near Bournemouth.

  • Spitfire at Cowes

    Team Spitfire is a crew of intrepid RAF sailors who race a yacht also called Spitfire. Skipper Tony Hanlon, a former Harrier pilot, updates us on their progress at Cowes.

  • More Airplay at RAF Lossiemouth!

    Airplay is our project supporting young people on RAF stations. Sarah Riley-Evans, a community development officer at RAF Lossiemouth, tells us more.

  • Spitfire set to conquer Cowes

    Team Spitfire is an intrepid team of RAF sailors who are proud to support the RAF Benevolent Fund. The team are just about to enter the Cowes annual regatta. Tony Hanlon, a former Harrier pilot, tells us more.

  • Rock Ape takes flight

    A severely disabled RAF Regiment gunner has won a prestigious disabled flying scholarship. SAC Sean Allerton, 46, from Sherburn In Elmet, North Yorkshire, served in the RAF Regiment for nine years.

    Press Release

  • RAF team take on Drambuie Challenge 2011

    Four serving officers in the RAF have completed an adrenaline-filled race across the north of Scotland, raising over £2500 for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

    Press Release

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