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F-35B Lightning II Impresses RAF Pilot as Training continues in USA

F-35B Lightning II Impresses RAF Pilot as Training continues in USA

As training with the new F-35B Lightning II stealth aircraft continues in Florida, USA, a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot has described how impressed he is with the ‘game-changing’ jet. Flight Lieutenant Hugh Nichols completed his first sortie in the […]


RAF Begins Training on Upgraded Puma Mk2 Helicopter

RAF Begins Training on Upgraded Puma Mk2 Helicopter

The RAF has begun training on the Puma Mk2 helicopter following a £260 million upgrade programme. Pictures released today show crews from 33 and 230 Squadrons carrying out training flights of the upgraded aircraft from their base at RAF Benson […]


RAF and French Air Force Spearhead Major Military Exercise

RAF and French Air Force Spearhead Major Military Exercise

RAF Top Guns will team up with their French counterparts to spearhead a major military exercise which starts on Sunday. (6 October) The 11-day event will see aircraft from Britain, France, the United States, Canada and Germany being hosted at […]


Saudi-British Green Flag Exercise

Saudi-British Green Flag Exercise

Aircraft, crews and supporting personnel from the Royal Saudi Air Force, (RSAF) have been operating alongside their allies from the Royal Air Force as Exercise Saudi-British Green Flag took place at RAF Coningsby. RSAF Typhoons from the 10th Sqn, based […]


Royal Navy and RAF Join Forces In the Gulf

Royal Navy and RAF Join Forces In the Gulf

A Royal Navy warship and RAF Typhoons have put their skills and technology to the test during a joint exercise. The aircraft joined HMS Dragon and US fighter jets in a training exercise to detect, classify and monitor contacts on […]


Eurofighter Typhoon Marks Decade in RAF Service

Eurofighter Typhoon Marks Decade in RAF Service

Two of the Royal Air Force’s leading officers have hailed the performance of the Eurofighter Typhoon jet during its first decade of flying and since deliveries were made to the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) in 2003. With the addition […]


RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

The Royal Air Force has completed the biggest training mission ever undertaken by its Typhoon Force. Exercise Android Preference concluded at RAF Coningsby last week and forms part of the qualified weapons instructor (QWI) course, which is regarded as the […]


Weapons Upgrade for RAF Typhoon Agreed at Paris Air Show

Weapons Upgrade for RAF Typhoon Agreed at Paris Air Show

RAF Typhoon aircraft will be armed with Meteor missiles from later this decade after an agreement was signed today by industry and the four Eurofighter nations. During a short ceremony at the Paris Air Show, Defence Ministers from the UK, […]


BAE Systems Delivers BAE 146C Mk 3 Aircraft to the RAF

BAE Systems Delivers BAE 146C Mk 3 Aircraft to the RAF

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has delivered on time and on budget two BAe 146-200QC (Quick Change) aircraft that have been converted from commercial to military configuration for use by the Royal Air Force. After a period of familiarisation and operational […]


 
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