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Scottish Ayr Show

Countdown is on for the 2024 International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

The countdown is on for the much-anticipated 2024 International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight, where the RAF Benevolent Fund is charity partner for the second year.

Volunteers standing with Caterham car at Grand Prix

Car made from Puma helicopter parts to be auctioned for Fund and Mission Motorsport

Caterham car manufacturers and the RAF have teamed up to create a special-edition Seven 360R using parts of a Puma HC2 helicopter to raise money for the RAF Benevolent…

RAF Lossie Airplay young people foodbank collection

The MacRobert Trust donates £30,000 to support RAF young people

The MacRobert Trust has made a generous donation of £30,000 to support the RAF Benevolent Fund’s Airplay Youth Programme at RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland.

Group of runners posing after completing event in neon green jerseys

London Biggin Hill Airport Sunrise Challenge raises £7K for Fund

On Saturday 22 June, London Biggin Hill Airport hosted the return of their Sunrise Challenge to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

2 July 2024
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Fund holds Bomber Command Memorial Service paying tribute to 55,573 WW2 airmen

On Sunday 30 June, the annual Bomber Command Memorial Anniversary Service was held at the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park, London.

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Meeting the Needs Research: RAF personnel and veterans needed to take part in new research study

The ‘Meeting the Needs’ research project is now recruiting serving personnel to share their experiences to help support Royal Air Force and Royal Navy veterans,…