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RAF Typhoons deploy for Icelandic Air Policing Mission

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

RAF takes ownership of first Poseidon MRA1

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

One final salute as Tucano bows out

Rich Cooper

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.

Rich Cooper

Test contract signed for Protector

Thomas Newdick

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

Thomas Newdick

Second UK Poseidon flies

Thomas Newdick

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

Thomas Newdick

First Basic Flying Training course on Texan T1

Dave Allport

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.

Dave Allport
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Tucano Farewell Part II - Last days of the Tucano

Jamie Hunter

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.

Jamie Hunter

RAF receives final Eurofighter Typhoon

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

UK Lightning Force departs for HMS Queen Elizabeth

Jamie Hunter

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).

Jamie Hunter

RAF Museum concludes Lysander restoration

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum at RAF Cosford, Shropshire, has restored a Westland Lysander III (S.D.), the only surviving special duties variant.

Khalem Chapman