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Hardest Day Challenge: The Queen's Colour Squadron pull 28-tonne BAe 146 aircraft 1km

The Queen's Colour Squadron (QCS) pulled a BAe 146 aircraft to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

The squadrons that took part in the Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain is remembered as an extremely important air campaign fought over southern England in the summer and autumn of 1940. It was initiated by Adolf…

Cumbrian writer wins Battle of Britain audio drama competition

The competition, organised by the RAF's leading welfare charity the RAF Benevolent Fund, was launched to commemorate the 80th anniversary of one of the most important…

Almost half of Brits surveyed don't know what the Battle of Britain was

New research from the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund has found that almost half (44%) of the British public surveyed don't know what the Battle of Britain was.

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Why it's important to remember The Few

The Second World War was the most destructive our world has ever witnessed. Cities, whole countries were changed beyond recognition and the outcome of the war still has…

15 September 2021
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Five things you might not know about the Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain is seen by many as a defining moment for the RAF during the Second World War.