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  • On your bike for charity

    Two RAF technicians, recently back from Afghanistan, are taking on a challenge to support the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • RAF Display Team has a heart

    The RAF Hawk Display Team has unveiled its new paint design for the 2012 airshow season – featuring the Heart Roundel logo of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

    Press Release

  • Guardians of the Bomber Command Memorial

    The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund has taken responsibility for the Bomber Command Memorial. In this blog, Mike Neville, our chief of staff, discusses why the memorial is so important.

  • RAF Benson goes the extra mile

    Personnel from 28 (AC) Squadron based at RAF Benson have quite literally run their socks off in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • 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

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