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.
Airplay is our project supporting young people on RAF stations. Sarah Riley-Evans, a community development officer at RAF Lossiemouth, tells us more.
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.
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.
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.
RAF Waddington Station Commander Group Captain Chris Jones dropped by the RAF Benevolent Fund marquee on Sunday 3 July to present a donation of £17,500.
Gemma Mahon and Lyn Doney from the RAF Benevolent Fund’s East Midlands and East Region visited RAF Marham on 13 July, to see the new Airplay park open at Oak Avenue.
When a member of the RAF family is in need we’re there to help. Sometimes we offer the help ourselves, and sometimes we support partner charities that provide specialist assistance to those in need.
Paul Hewson, our Regional Director for the south of England, paid a visit to a disabled resident of an RAF Benevolent Fund housing trust property. Paul tells us more in this blog.
On Tuesday 28 June 2011 RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Jonny McNee began the excavation of a Spitfire from a mountain bog in County Donegal, Ireland, accompanied by aviation archaeologists, university surveyors and a TV production company. In Jonny's second post he tells us about what he found.