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Why Boris Johnson’s Jet Cost £900,000 to Paint

Yesterday, the aircraft that is used to transport the UK prime minister and other government officials was rolled out of the paint shop and revealed to the world for the first time. But how are aircraft painted and why did it cost £900,000?

D-Day: Aerial Armada

Graham Pitchfork describes the massive airborne assault that paved the way for D-Day

The ‘Dambusters’ on VE-Day

A peek inside the operations record book for the RAF's No617 Squadron on 8th May 1945...

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The RAF in Asia: To war with a vengeance

Former air gunner Bob Harvey spent much of the war in the back seat of a Vultee Vengeance...

RAF Typhoons return to Lithuania

Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from the Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) No 6 Squadron have arrived in Lithuania to support NATO’s ongoing Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission.

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Battle of Britain Fighter Squadrons: Five of the few

The RAF’s Fighter Command fielded 66 squadrons during the Battle of Britain...

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The RAF’s 2020 Vision

This year, while the Royal Air Force is marking the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the service is working to ensure it is fit to fight 21st century opponents. Tim Ripley reports.

Army Flying Museum's online lectures

The Army Flying Museum is to host a series of weekly online lectures via its website.

RAF declares IOC on Poseidon MRA1

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has formally declared that its Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft fleet has achieved initial operating capability (IOC).

First production-representative MQ-9B rolled out

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has rolled out and flown the first production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned combat air system (UCAV).