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  • Aston Martin production line
    Behind the scenes with Aston Red 10

    Earlier this year, Aston Martin Cambridge generously donated to us a limited edition Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows car. The Vanquish S Red Arrows collaboration honours Britain's national treasure and world-renowned aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, and the car has been designed to emulate the experience of piloting a Red Arrows Hawk jet.

  • Alfie Hall RAFBF cyclist
    Alfie Hall completes Land's End to John O'Groats cycle challenge

    Squadron Leader Alfie Hall of Royal Auxiliary Air Force 607 Squadron this week completed his 1201 mile cycling challenge from Land’s End to John O'Groats.

  • Map of France
    RAF Cosford team takes on Tour de France challenge

    Sgt Nick Heyes is racing his colleagues along the 2017 Tour de France route in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund and Neuroblastoma UK.

  • Dunkirk premiere
    We join the stars for the world premiere of Dunkirk

    Last Thursday we were delighted to be invited to the world premiere of the new blockbuster film, Dunkirk in London's Leicester Square. We were thrilled to take World War Two Spitfire pilot Allan Scott DFM with us as we mingled with stars of the film and other celebrities on the red carpet.

  • Duloe Manor - Cornwall
    "The holiday came at just the right time"

    When RAF Veteran Keith Greenhaf lost his sight, life as he knew it changed forever. His confidence and independence was dramatically affected and so enjoying a holiday with his wife seemed unrealistic, until he came across the Disabled Holiday Trust that is.

  • Red Bull Soapbox team 2017
    Tally ho! RAF Officers win hearts at Red Bull Soapbox Race

    This weekend, a team of RAF Engineer Officers from Air Command at RAF High Wycombe took on 69 teams at the annual Red Bull Soapbox Race at Alexandra Palace and claimed eighth place.

  • Jonah Jones
    Neil 'Jonah' Jones looks to step up the pace

    This weekend Group Captain Neil 'Jonah' Jones runs the British 10K in London, to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • 5th anniversary of the Bomber Command Memorial
    Veterans gather at the Bomber Command Memorial to honour 55,573 fallen airmen

    On Sunday more than 100 people gathered in Green Park at a ceremony to honour the 55,573 airmen of Bomber Command who died during the Second World War.

  • Royal Ascot's Armed Forces Day
    Royal Ascot honours military personnel and charities for Armed Forces Day

    For the fifth year running military personnel once again joined racegoers for Royal Ascot's unofficial Armed Forces Day.

    Press Release

  • Maria Clark's fundraiser
    Barking mad fundraiser!

    Last month, dog enthusiast Maria Clark organised a competition with a difference! Inspired by Crufts, Maria took to the internet and arranged an online dog show, all to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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