Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force


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Train to be ready - The RAF’s Joint Force Air Component has deployed to Ramstein in Germany as part of the @NATO  air component for Exercise Trident Jupiter 19. Over 700 @NATO  personnel working together as one team” #WeAreNATO 

Who will you be remembering? RAF personnel around the country will be reflecting together about the many people through history who have fallen in the two World Wars and many conflicts since then. #RemembranceDay  #LestWeForget 

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. #RemembranceDay  #ArmisticeDay  #LestWeForget 

A Chinook Helicopter from @RAF_Odiham  has been called in to assist in the moving of aggregate to support relief efforts near Doncaster. Read more:

75 years ago, RAF Lancasters finally sunk the Tirpitz - the heaviest battleship ever produced by a European Navy. Following several hits, the Tirpitz capsized with the loss of 1204 lives. A UK, Norwegian & German Service was held today to commemorate the fallen #Remembrance 

The RAF pays tribute to the sad news of the death of Field Marshal, the Lord Bramall. Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, @ChiefofAirStaff  reflected:

Today we celebrate the men of the RAF around the world! #InternationalMensDay .

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It is with great sadness that we hear one of ‘The Few’, Sqn Ldr Geoffrey Wellum DFC, passed away on Wednesday evening. Geoffrey was the youngest Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot and an inspiration to the RAF today. RIP Per Ardua Ad Astra

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In our 100th year, we will commemorate those who have gone before, thank our service men and women and inspire the next generation so that together, we can continue to help shape our world for the next 100 years and beyond #RAF100 

25 UK Armed Forces aircraft will fly over the National Commemorative Event in Portsmouth tomorrow, for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Here's the full line-up #DDay75 

In three hours time, we'll be proud to watch our aircraft, from old to new, fly over #BuckinghamPalace  and central #London . Watch coverage on now!

At 13:00 today 29 RAF Aircraft will fly over Buckingham Palace for #QBP2017 . Here is the line-up, as you’d see it from The Mall.

We are VERY excited to reveal the line-up for the #RAF100  flypast on 10 July. If you can’t make it into London, but are in the surrounding area, here's the route the aircraft are taking in and out of London. Keep your eyes to the skies so you don’t miss out!

On #RemembranceSunday , the RAF remembers the sacrifice made by so many during WW1. Who are you remembering? #Armistice100 

This week we have been remembering our fallen Service men and women. Who will you be remembering? Tell us with #RAFRemembrance 

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