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  • Mike Ling Blades Pilot RAF Benevolent Fund
    "I was thankful to have my life"

    Squadron Leader Mike Ling tells how his dream job almost came to a catastrophic end following a mid-air collision and how we were able to help him get back on his feet and in the air.

  • RAF Tug Of War Wins Inter Service
    RAF wins Tug of War Inter Service title after 31-year wait

    The Inter Services Tug of War Championships saw squads from the Army and RAF compete at the Pingles Athletic Stadium in Nuneaton as part of the Inter Services Athletics Championships.

  • Horus 7s Rugby Team
    RAF personnel attempt to set world record for longest game of rubgy 10s

    Players from Horus 7s rugby team based at RAF Brize Norton will kick-off their Guinness World Record attempt for the longest game of rugby 10s. 

  • Mark Finch British Rallycross Championships
    Driver is a 'rally' good RAF Benevolent Fund supporter

    As we jump into the 2019 British Rallycross Championships, a motorist has jazzed up his old rally car to celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.

  • Mike Goody
    Invictus Games glory beckons for RAF veteran Mike

    For the third time, former RAF gunner Mike Goody is representing his country at the Invictus Games which opened in Sydney at the weekend.

  • Michael Mellon
    Sights set on gold for Sydney Games!

    After bringing home a bronze and silver medal at the Toronto Invictus Games last year, Michael Mellon has his sights firmly set on the gold for Sydney! In this blog, we hear how he is feeling about this year's Games.

  • David Atkin
    RAF veteran David gets set for Invictus Games in Sydney

    Former Senior Aircraftman David Atkin has been selected to represent the United Kingdom in the powerlifting, discus, indoor rowing and running events at the Invictus Games in Sydney.

  • Red Bull Air Race
    Blades pilot Ben Murphy's preparations for the Red Bull Air Race

    The Red Bull Air Race is taking place this weekend where supporters of the RAF Benevolent Fund, the Blades Racing Team will make their competitive Russian debut. Pilot Ben Murphy talks about the team's World Championship campaign so far, and what they are targeting for the future.

  • Stuart Robinson
    RAF veteran to serve his country again – on the rugby pitch!

    Former RAF Regiment Gunner Stuart Robinson prepares to do battle for his country again this time on the rugby pitch as part of a strong Great Britain squad competing in the Wheelchair Rugby World Cup in Australia. In this guest blog Stuart, also an RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador, tells us about the squad's preparations.

  • Ben Murphy races in Budapest
    Success in Budapest for Blades Racing Team

    RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador Ben Murphy steered the Blades Racing team to an excellent result in the fourth round of the Red Bull Air Race in Budapest.

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