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RAF Typhoons deploy for Icelandic Air Policing Mission

Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have deployed to Keflavik Air Base as part of the UK's contribution to NATO's Icelandic Air Policing mission.

RAF takes ownership of first Poseidon MRA1

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has officially taken delivery of its first Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft, following a handover ceremony at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington.

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Somerset Whirlybirds

Darren Harbar meets Andrew Whitehouse, who is driving an amazing rotary revival courtesy of his Historic Helicopters collection.

One final salute as Tucano bows out

The Royal Air Force retired the Shorts Tucano T1 today at RAF Linton-on-Ouse, with the graduation of the students of Basic Fast Jet Training (BFJT) course 274.

Test contract signed for Protector

THE MINISTRY of Defence has signed a contract worth around £100m to complete testing of the Protector RG1 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).

Second UK Poseidon flies

BOEING HAS conducted a maiden flight of the second P-8A Poseidon MRA1 for the RAF.

First Basic Flying Training course on Texan T1

THE FIRST Basic Flying Training (BFT) course using the new T-6C Texan T1 has begun at RAF Valley, Wales. The beginning of the syllabus was announced by the base on September 19, which said that it had started that week.

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Tucano Farewell Part II - Last days of the Tucano

For the Royal Air Force, 2019 has seen the retirement of the Tornado GR4 in March and now the Tucano T1 – a stalwart of pilot training – is bowing out.

RAF receives final Eurofighter Typhoon

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of its final Eurofighter Typhoon, with the last aircraft being handed over during a ceremony on September 27.

UK Lightning Force departs for HMS Queen Elizabeth

THE FIRST UK F-35B Lightnings have departed their home base of RAF Marham, Norfolk, to return to the US for operational testing with the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08).

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