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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.


Side by side with the Chinook Force for 40 years

As the Chinook marks 40 years of service in the Royal Air Force, the Fund is proud to have stood side by side supporting members of the Force in their times of need.

10 July 2021

Chinook 40 – championing the Fund for four decades

As the RAF marks the 40th anniversary of the Chinook, Regional Fundraiser Heather Kemp looks back at the many ways personnel attached to the mighty aircraft have…

8 July 2021

Chinook 40 – celebrating four decades of dedication

The 40th anniversary of the Chinook is being celebrated this summer across the Royal Air Force. Over its years of service, the Chinook has made an immense contribution…

6 July 2021

Iconic Lancaster marks 80 years in the sky

Today marks 80 years since Roy Chadwick's invention of the Avro Lancaster took its first flight.

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RAF veteran George Dunn returns to the Spitfire 72 years after he last flew one

To mark the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and Battle of Britain Day, 97-year-old Second World War veteran George Dunn took to the skies above England once…

16 September 2019