Tag Archives: RAF

Is being a Red Arrow just like being in Top Gun? Red 9 reveals all…

Today, the Red Arrows have been granted Public Display Authority for the 2017 air display season and we can’t wait to see what they have in store for us this year! In the run up to the season we wanted to … Continue reading

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Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip honour Battle of Britain heroes today

The Queen visited Kent today where she opened the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust’s new visitor centre at Capel-Le-Ferne near Folkestone. The new centre, built in the style of a Spitfire’s wings, is aimed at educating and informing visitors about … Continue reading

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Re-living the Dambusters’ Raid – exactly 70 years ago today

16th May 2013 – the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters’ Raid – the exact moment when, on 16th May 1943, 617 Squadron set off from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire under Wing Commander Guy Gibson to destroy the dams of Germany’s Ruhr … Continue reading

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