Royal Air Force (RAF)
Chinook HC5/HC6s and air/ground crews from the RAF’s No 27 Squadron at RAF Odiham, Hampshire, recently deployed to Naval Air Facility El Centro in California in August to conduct specialist desert flying training in Exercise Vortex Warrior
The RAF scrambled Typhoon FGR4s on Quick Reaction Alert duty at RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland, to intercept two Russian long-range maritime patrol aircraft – comprising a Tu-142MZ Bear-F and a Tu-142MRM Bear-J – as they transited north of the Shetland Islands on August 14
A Ryanair Boeing 737 was intercepted by two French Air and Space Force fighter jets this week and the Royal Air Force (RAF) scrambled a pair of Typhoons to respond, Key.Aero can exclusively reveal.
Matthew Willis, an enthusiast of all things Fairey, delves into the history of the RAF’s first monoplane bomber
In an era where squadron markings on aircraft are often toned down or not worn at all, a notable exception is the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s 333 Squadron. The unit flies the Boeing P-8A Poseidon, which on the tail have a large stick figure with a halo to highlight its nickname of ‘The Saints’
In a special Key Publishing magazine on the Typhoon and Tempest, Mark Ayton detailed the ongoing work of 41 Test and Evaluation Squadron tasked with Typhoon capability and tactics development
We speak to Wg Cdr Mike Sutton (ret’d) about his time flying the Typhoon, which started in the early days of the aircraft’s RAF service and culminated by leading 1 (Fighter) Squadron into combat against ISIS in the skies of Iraq and Syria
The January 2018 issue of Aviation News featured the special schemes worn by RAF Typhoons up to that point.
In the September 2012 issue of AirForces Monthly Dr Dave Sloggett looked at the defence of the Olympic Games