While Fighter Command took on the Luftwaffe over Britain and the Channel, the airmen of Bomber Command were flying missions over Fortress Europe.
A train driver from Baillieston is gearing up to support the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity.
An RAF veteran from Wisbech recently cycled 46 miles from Downham Market to Sandringham and back to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Stan, who has died aged 97, was always humble about his contribution to the war effort, insisting he was 'just doing his job' but we remember his bravery and selflessness.
The Hardest Day – the name given to 18 August 1940 – was the day that saw the largest number of casualties in a single day throughout the entire Battle of Britain, and it was one of the largest aerial engagements in history.
Everyone has trouble sleeping from time to time and the coronavirus pandemic has, understandably, disrupted sleep for many.
Thanks to a grant from the RAF Benevolent Fund autistic Yian now has support from specially trained assistance dog Coco.
There was no squadron quite like No. 601 Squadron at the beginning of the Battle of Britain. The squadron was wholly ordinary in some aspects but extraordinary in others.
On 18 August 2020, the RAF Falcons swapped their freefalling for ‘free running’ a distance of 85 miles in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund’s Hardest Day Challenge – a fundraising initiative to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
An 84-year-old man from Gillingham has recently cycled 11 miles on a MOTOmed exercise machine, raising almost £1,000 for the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity.