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Ian Miller

A look back at the extraordinary 1963 forced plane landing by former Pilot Officer Ian Christie-Miller

18 October 1963 is a date that is ingrained in Ian Christie-Miller’s memory forever. It is the day he survived a forced landing in a Gnat at RAF Sealand, while flying…

1 November 2023
Troops in front of Hercules plane

RAF personnel and Fund supporters take on challenge to commemorate the beloved C-130 Hercules

To commemorate the closure of No. 47 Squadron, home of the beloved C-130 Hercules, members of the squadron and fellow supporters are taking part in a 130-mile challenge…

Richard in Spitfire mid-air

Competition winners take flight in Spitfire at Biggin Hill

Two competition winners took flight in a Spitfire after entering the Daily Express charity contest on behalf of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

31 July 2023
A Spitfire taking off

Competition winners for Spitfire flight chosen by RAF veteran

Andy Andrews, a Second World War veteran, has chosen the winners of the Daily Express’ competition for a flight in a Spitfire.

12 January 2023
Uplift scheme at RAF Brize Norton

RAF Brize Norton offer flight experience for youngsters

RAF Brize Norton are offering families a unique flight simulator experience as part of a scheme called UPLIFT, in conjunction with the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's…

13 May 2022
PUMA fundraising

Celebrating 50 years of Puma: Five RAF personnel lift 50 tonnes in five hours for charity

A team of five personnel from RAF Benson have lifted 50 tonnes each, in under five hours, to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.