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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.

  • The Blades debut at Royal International Air Tattoo
    Super supporters the Blades make their debut at RIAT 2019

    Proudly supporting the Fund for the fifth year running, the Blades aerobatic display team made their debut at the world’s greatest military air show last weekend.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Blades 2018 team
    High flying Ambassador unveiled

    Red Bull Air Race pilot and aerobatic flying ace Ben Murphy will be helping the RAF's leading welfare charity reach more people this year, as an Ambassador for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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