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  • Flying with a Spitfire

    Last year we ran a competition with the fantastic prize of a flight with a Spitfire, which was kindly donated by Go Action Stations. Our lucky winner was Sandra Withenshaw from Cheshire. Sandra tells us more in this blog.

  • Run, Row, Ride

    Flight Lieutenant Nathan Jones, 29, is a pilot with 101 Squadron, based at RAF Brize Norton. Here he tells us about Run, Row, Ride, the fundraising challenge he and his colleagues are taking on to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Paying tribute to a Bomber Boy

    Donald Hodge served in the RAF as a mid upper gunner on Lancasters from 1943-44. He passed away in December 2011. His son, also Donald, is attending the unveiling of the Bomber Command Memorial to pay tribute to him and all those who gave their lives during the war.

  • Prime Minister visits Carterton youth project

    David Cameron MP visited the Allandale Youth Centre in Carterton on 22 June. During his visit he met children and young people who are benefitting from new activities which are being provided at the centre.

    Press Release

  • Duke's visit to Lossie

    Airplay is the RAF Benevolent Fund's youth support programme for young people growing up on RAF stations. Airplay at RAF Lossiemouth had a surprise visitor this month. Sarah Riley-Evans, the Lossiemouth community development officer, tells us more in this blog.

  • World top ten for Team Spitfire

    Team Spitfire, a sailing team of serving and former RAF personnel, have taken ninth place in the J80 Class World Championships in Dartmouth – out of 78 teams.

    Press Release

  • RAF Valley coastal run

    RAF Valley personnel are running the 126 mile coastal path of Anglesey in a 24 hour relay. The run is taking place today and tomorrow. Sergeant Martin Thompson tells us more in this blog.

  • Fathers and family

    You probably know Sergeant Alex Ford as the RAF airman blogger. In this guest blog for Father's Day, Alex tells us about being part of the RAF family.

  • James Hillier races for the RAF

    Superbiking star James Hillier wore a specially designed racing helmet during the Isle of Man TT event this year, as he powered to fifth place.

    Press Release

  • Superbike star flies the flag

    Superbiking star James Hillier wore a racing helmet featuring the RAF Benevolent Fund heart roundel during the Isle of Man TT event this year, as he powered to fifth place.

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